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    DescriptionPhilosophy Bites is a selection of the best interviews from the hugely successful podcast of the same name. Leading philosophers discuss a wide range of philosophical issues, from ethics to aesthetics to metaphysics, in a lively, informal, personal way. Time, infinity, evil, friendship, animals, wine, sport, tragedy - all human life is here. Philosophy Bites was set up in 2007 by David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton. It has, to date, had 7 million downloads, and is listened to all over the world.


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    Title
    Philosophy Bites
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) David Edmonds, By (author) Nigel Warburton
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 272
    Width: 136 mm
    Height: 202 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 356 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780199576326
    ISBN 10: 0199576327
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.6
    BISAC V2.8: PHI005000
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: HP
    B&T General Subject: 610
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    BISAC V2.8: PHI013000
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A10010000
    DC22: 100
    BISAC V2.8: PHI001000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15290
    BIC subject category V2: HPX
    DC22: 109.2
    LC classification: B72 .E36 2010
    Thema V1.0: QDX
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    08 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    Nigel Warburton is a freelance philosopher, podcaster, and writer. His books include A Little History of Philosophy, Philosophy: the Basics, Thinking from A to Z, Philosophy: the Classics, The Art Question, and Free Speech: A Very Short Introduction. He runs several weblogs including virtualphilosopher.com and artandallusion.com, and tweets regularly at @philosophybites.
    Review quote
    It affords many valuable insights into ethical issues. Western Daily Press, 27.11.10 As introductions to philosophy go, these bite-size dialogues add up to a surprisingly substantial whole. Publishers Weekly This thoughtful and highly readable collection of conversations with philosophers...displays an admirable grasp of a variety of issues. Publishers Weekly
    Table of contents
    Introduction ; What is Philosophy? ; ETHICS ; 1. Julian Savulescu on 'Yuk!' ; 2. Simon Blackburn on Moral Relativism ; 3. Peter Singer on Animals ; 4. Michael Sandel on Genetic Enhancement in Sport ; 5. Alexander Nehamas on Friendship ; POLITICS ; 6. Anthony Appiah on Cosmopolitanism ; 7. Miranda Fricker on Credibility and Discrimination ; 8. Anne Phillips on Multiculturalism ; 9. Will Kymlicka on Minority Rights ; 10. Wendy Brown on Tolerance ; METAPHYSICS AND MIND ; 11. Adrian Moore on Infinity ; 12. David Papineau on Scientific Realism ; 13. Barry Stroud on Scepticism ; 14. Hugh Mellor on Time ; 15. Tim Crane on Mind and Body ; 16. Tim Williamson on Vagueness ; AESTHETICS ; 17. Derek Matravers on the Definition of Art ; 18. Alain de Botton on the Aesthetics of Architecture ; 19. Barry C. Smith on Wine ; 20. Alex Neill on the Paradox of Tragedy ; GOD, ATHEISM AND THE MEANING OF LIFE ; 21. Don Cupitt on Non-Realism About God ; 22. John Cottingham on The Meaning of Life ; 23. Stephen Law on The Problem of Evil. ; 24. Keith Ward on Eastern and Western Idealism ; 25. Anthony Grayling on Atheism ; Further Reading ; Notes on Contributors ; Index