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    DescriptionBoth 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 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.


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    Title
    The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten
    Subtitle
    100 Experiments for the Armchair Philosopher
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Julian Baggini
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 306
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 203 mm
    Thickness: 18 mm
    Weight: 204 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780452287440
    ISBN 10: 0452287448
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25220
    BIC E4L: PHI
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.6
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BISAC V2.8: PHI005000
    BIC subject category V2: HPQ
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 610
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    DC21: 100
    Abridged Dewey: 100
    B&T Approval Code: A10010000
    DC22: 100
    B&T Approval Code: E10010200
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: B68 .B25 2006
    Thema V1.0: QDTQ
    Publisher
    Plume Books
    Imprint name
    Plume Books
    Publication date
    01 July 2006
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Julian Baggini is the editor of The Philosopher's Magazine.
    Review quote
    "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