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Love and Other Thought Experiments
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Sophie Ward
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-28 - Publisher: Vintage

This impressive debut novel, longlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize, takes its premise and inspiration from ten of the best-known thought experiments in philosophy--the what-ifs of philosophical investigation--and uses them to talk about love in a wholly unique way. Married couple Rachel and Eliza are considering having a child. Rachel
Love and Other Thought Experiments
Language: en
Pages: 272
Authors: Sophie Ward
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-28 - Publisher: Vintage

This impressive debut novel, longlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize, takes its premise and inspiration from ten of the best-known thought experiments in philosophy—the what-ifs of philosophical investigation—and uses them to talk about love in a wholly unique way. Married couple Rachel and Eliza are considering having a child. Rachel
Epistemology: 50 Puzzles, Paradoxes, and Thought Experiments
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Kevin McCain
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-27 - Publisher: Routledge

In this new kind of entrée to contemporary epistemology, Kevin McCain presents fifty of the field’s most important puzzles, paradoxes, and thought experiments. Assuming no familiarity with epistemology from the reader, McCain titles each case with a memorable name, describes the details of the case, explains the issue(s) to which
Superhero Thought Experiments
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Chris Gavaler, Nathaniel Goldberg
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019 - Publisher:

"What if there's an alternative universe with a different moral code? What if we are being deceived by an evil genius? Examining the deep philosophical topics addressed in superhero comics, this entertaining book reads plot lines for the complex "thought experiments" they contain and analyzes their implications as if the
The Routledge Companion to Thought Experiments
Language: en
Pages: 568
Authors: Michael T Stuart, Yiftach Fehige, James Robert Brown
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-20 - Publisher: Routledge

Thought experiments are a means of imaginative reasoning that lie at the heart of philosophy, from the pre-Socratics to the modern era, and they also play central roles in a range of fields, from physics to politics. The Routledge Companion to Thought Experiments is an invaluable guide and reference source