Do You Think What You Think You Think?

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Penguin, Aug 28, 2007 - Philosophy - 192 pages
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Explore the gray areas in your gray matter?philosophical brainteasers from the bestselling author of The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten

Is your brain ready for a thorough philosophical health check?

The author of the international bestseller The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten and his fellow founding editor of The Philosopher?s Magazine have some thought-provoking questions about your thinking: Is what you believe coherent and consistent?or a jumble of contradictions? If you could design a God, what would He, She, or It be like? And how will you fare on the tricky terrain of ethics when your taboos are under the spotlight?

Here are a dozen philosophical quizzes guaranteed to make armchair philosophers uncomfortably shift in their seats. The answers will reveal what you really think?and it may not be what you thought. Fun, challenging, and surprising, this book will enable you to discover the you you never knew you were.
 

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Review: Do You Think What You Think You Think?

User Review  - Caroline - Goodreads

Interesting enough. Lots of fun little quizzes, which are much more fun if you do with a partner, as I am doing, and compare your answers. Philosophy scenarios are written at about high school level, so it isn't too dry and moves faster than the source materials. Read full review

Review: Do You Think What You Think You Think?

User Review  - Mark Edon - Goodreads

Another book in my campaign to step outside of my skull and have a good rummage around inside it. This book catches you out in errors of thought that you didn't know you were making - a fantastic gift ... Read full review

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Julian Baggini is co-editor (with Jeremy Stangroom)?of The Philosophers' Magazine (www.philosophers.co.uk), Great Thinkers A-Z?(2004) and New British Philosophy: The Interviews (2002). He is also the author of The Pig That Wants to be Eaten and?What's It All About? Philosophy and the Meaning of Life (both Granta, 2005).

Julian Baggini is co-editor (with Jeremy Stangroom)?of The Philosophers' Magazine (www.philosophers.co.uk), Great Thinkers A-Z?(2004) and New British Philosophy: The Interviews (2002). He is also the author of The Pig That Wants to be Eaten and?What's It All About? Philosophy and the Meaning of Life (both Granta, 2005).

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