There Are Two Errors in the the Title of This Book*: A Sourcebook of Philosophical Puzzles, Paradoxes and Problems

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  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2002-01-01
  • Publisher: Broadview Pr
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Martin provides fascinating discussions of each problem or puzzle, and appends suggestions for further reading. Where the puzzle or problem admits of a right answer, Martin provides it in a separate section. But he also often ends with a question; as this book richly and entertainingly demonstrates, philosophy is as much the search for the right questions as it is for the right answers.There are many new entries in this edition, including "God as the Tortoise on the Bottom," "Free Beer," "How to Win a Camel Anti-Race," "Watch out for Extreme Politeness," and "The Enormous Tiddly-Wink Tournament."

Table of Contents

About this Book
Differences that Make no Differencep. 1
Godp. 14
Taking Chancesp. 36
Making Choicesp. 49
Logicp. 69
More Logicp. 81
Belief, Logic, and Intentionsp. 97
Good and Bad Reasoningp. 115
Learning from Experiencep. 139
Knowing without Experiencep. 155
Knowing the Future, and Travelling Therep. 179
Thinking, Saying, and Meaningp. 189
When and Where; You and Ip. 209
Why Should I be Moral?p. 237
Right and Wrongp. 253
Law, Action, and Responsibilityp. 284
Jokes and other Aesthetic Mattersp. 306
Deep Thoughtsp. 325
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