This book offers a lively and accessible introduction to philosophical paradoxes - ideal for anyone coming to this fascinating subject for the first time. Put your neurons through their paces with this lively and engaging introduction to paradoxes. From "Buridan's Ass" and the "Surprise Examination" to "The Liar" and "Sleeping Beauty", "This Sentence is False" introduces all the key philosophical paradoxes. This fascinating guide to logic and reasoning is packed with puzzles and thought experiments to actively engage the reader in critical thinking. As well as paradoxes that occur in our everyday lives, topics also include God, ethics, political philosophy, space and time. Ideal for anyone coming to philosophy for the first time, "This Sentence is False" will put your mind to the test, challenge what you think you know and lead you on a fascinating journey through logical reasoning.
This Sentence Is False
av Peter Cave
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- Författare: Peter Cave
- Undertitel: An Introduction to Philosophical Paradoxes
- Språk: Engelska
- Utgiven: 2009-09
- ISBN: 9781847062208
- Förlag: Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
- Antal sidor: 219
- Vikt: 272 gram