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- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 11.99
The great question of the meaning of life breaks down into a number of different questions, some of which must be answered differently and uniquely. Baggini offers philosophy not as a direct answer to this age-old question, but a method of sorts that gives us the resources for answering these smaller questions. more...
- Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 15.00
From the author of the "hugely entertaining"( Publishers Weekly ) The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten , lessons in debunking the faulty arguments we hear every day This latest book from the pop philosophy author of The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten tackles an endlessly fascinating area of popular debate-the faulty argument. Julian Baggini provides a... more...
- Penguin Group US 2006; US$ 15.00
Both entertaining and startling, The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten offers one hundred philosophical puzzles that stimulate thought on a host of moral, social, and personal dilemmas. Taking examples from sources as diverse as Plato and Steven Spielberg, author Julian Baggini presents abstract philosophical issues in concrete terms, suggesting possible... more...
- Profile 2008; US$ 14.38
Complaint can be a powerful political tool. Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King both used it to drive social change. So why do we moan about increasingly trivial things ? like the weather or public transport? Do Brits complain less than Americans? Do men and women complain about different things? What is the best way to complain? From Adam and Eve... more...
- Quercus Publishing 2012; US$ 14.67
"The Big Questions" series is designed to let renowned experts confront the 20 most fundamental and frequently asked questions of a major branch of science or philosophy. In 'The Big Questions: Ethics' Julian Baggini, one of Britain's best-known philosophers, condenses complex, contemporary issues of right and wrong into 20 key questions. He examines... more...
- Granta Publications 2009; US$ 12.51
Another rapid-fire selection of short, stimulating and entertaining capsules of philosophy from the master of the genre. This time Baggini applies his philosophical scalpel to famous sayings, proverbs and pieces of homespun wisdom. Should you really do as the Romans do when in Rome and practise what you preach? Is the grass always in fact greener on... more...
- Granta Publications 2011; US$ 11.12
Is your brain ready for a thorough philosophical health check? Really, it won't hurt a bit ... Is what you believe coherent and consistent? Or is it a jumble of contradictions? If you could design yourself a God, what would He (or She, or It) be like? Can you spot the logical flaw in an argument (even if it's hiding from you)? And how will you fare... more...