The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten

100 Experiments for the Armchair Philosopher

by

Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1101098074
  • 9780452287440
  • 9781101098073
Perfect for gifting to lovers of philosophy or mining intelligent ice-breaker topics for your next party, 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 solutions while encouraging readers to draw their own conclusions:

Lively, clever, and thought-provoking, The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten is a portable feast for the mind that is sure to satisfy any intellectual appetite.

  • Penguin Publishing Group; June 2006
  • ISBN 9781101098073
  • Read online, or download in secure EPUB format
  • Title: The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten
  • Author: Julian Baggini
  • Imprint: Plume
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 1101098074
  • 9780452287440
  • 9781101098073

In The Press

“This book is like the Sudoku of moral philosophy: apply your mind to any of its ‘thought experiments’ while stuck on the Tube, and quickly be transported out of rush-hour hell.”—New Statesman

About The Author

Julian Baggini is the editor of The Philosopher’s Magazine.