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Nigel Warburton is senior lecturer in philosophy, The Open University. He is the author of several popular introductions to philosophy and is the interviewer on the Philosophy Bites podcast. He lives in Oxford, UK.
Table of Contents
|The Man Who Asked Questions||p. 1|
|True Happiness||p. 9|
|We Know Nothing||p. 15|
|The Garden Path||p. 22|
|Learning Not to Care||p. 28|
|Who Is Pulling Our Strings?||p. 34|
|The Consolation of Philosophy||p. 40|
|The Perfect Island||p. 46|
|The Fox and the Lion||p. 51|
|Nasty, Brutish, and Short||p. 57|
|Could You Be Dreaming?||p. 62|
|Place Your Bets||p. 69|
|The Lens Grinder||p. 76|
|The Prince and the Cobbler||p. 81|
|The Elephant in the Room||p. 87|
|The Best of All Possible Worlds?||p. 93|
|The Imaginary Watchmaker||p. 99|
|Born Free||p. 105|
|Rose-Tinted Reality||p. 110|
|What if Everyone Did That?||p. 115|
|Practical Bliss||p. 121|
|The Owl of Minerva||p. 126|
|Glimpses of Reality||p. 132|
|Space to Grow||p. 138|
|Unintelligent Design||p. 145|
|Life's Sacrifices||p. 152|
|Workers of the World Unite||p. 158|
|So What?||p. 164|
|The Death of God||p. 171|
|Thoughts in Disguise||p. 176|
|Is the Present King of France Bald?||p. 183|
|The Anguish of Freedom||p. 196|
|Bewitched by Language||p. 202|
|The Man Who Didn't Ask Questions||p. 208|
|Learning from Mistakes||p. 214|
|The Runaway Train and the Unwanted Violinist||p. 222|
|Fairness Through Ignorance||p. 228|
|Can Computers Think?||p. 234|
|A Modem Gadfly||p. 239|
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