Can A Robot be Human?

33 Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles
Product Number: EB00651653
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781780740089
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Description

Can you believe someone who says 'I'm telling the truth now'? Can a robot be human? What's the best way to win a game of chicken? And how do you know you're not dreaming right now? In this book of puzzles and paradoxes, Peter Cave introduces some of life's most important questions with tales and tall stories, jokes and arguments, common sense and bizarre conclusions. From how to get to heaven, to speedy tortoises, here are some of the most mind-bending problems in subjects like logic, ethics, art, and politics - and some tips on how to solve them! Illustrated with quirky cartoons throughout, The Unusual, Please! takes the reader on a taster tour of the most interesting and delightful parts of philosophy. For everyone who puzzles about the world.

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Author(s): Peter Cave
Original Publish Date: Sep 13, 2007

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