Philosophy Bites Again by David EdmondsPhilosophy Bites Again by David Edmonds

Philosophy Bites Again

byDavid Edmonds, Nigel Warburton

Paperback | October 11, 2016

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Philosophy Bites Again is a brand new selection of interviews from the popular podcast of the same name. It offers engaging and thought-provoking conversations with leading philosophers on a selection of major philosophical issues that affect our lives. Their subjects include pleasure, pain,and humour; consciousness and the self; free will, responsibility, and punishment; the meaning of life and the afterlife. Everyone will find ideas in this book to fascinate, provoke, and inspire them. Philosophy Bites was set up in 2007 by David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton. It has, to date, over 20 million downloads, and is listened to all over the world.
David Edmonds is an award-winning documentary maker for the BBC World Service. He is the author or co-author (with John Eidinow) of several books, including Wittgenstein's Poker (short-listed for the Guardian First Book Award), Bobby Fischer Goes To War (long-listed for the Samuel Johnson prize), and Rousseau's Dog (about the relations...
Title:Philosophy Bites AgainFormat:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7.72 × 5.08 × 0.03 inPublished:October 11, 2016Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198776713

ISBN - 13:9780198776710

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Table of Contents

David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton: The most impressive philosopher I've met...Joy and Pain1. Thomas Hurka on Pleasure2. Michael Tye on Pain3. Noel Carroll on HumourMorality4. Jeff McMahan on Moral Status5. John Mikhail on Universal Moral Grammar6. Raimond Gaita on Torture7. Gary Francione on Animal AbolitionismMind, Self, and Imagination8. Ned Block on Consciousness9. Pat Churchland on Eliminative Materialism10. Frank Jackson on What Mary Knew11. Galen Strawson on the Sense of Self12. Alison Gopnik on the ImaginationFree Will, Responsibility, and Punishment13. Daniel Dennett on Free Will Worth Wanting14. Fiery Cushman on Moral Luck15. Nicola Lacey on Criminal Responsibility16. Victor Tadros on Punishment17. Philip Pettit on Group AgencyPolitics18. Susan Mendus on Toleration19. Hillel Steiner on Exploitation20. Rae Langton on Hate Speech21. Nancy Fraser on Recognition22. Tony Coady on Dirty HandsMetaphysics, Meaning, and Reason23. Kit Fine on What is Metaphysics?24. Dan Sperber on the Enigma of Reason25. Stephen Neale on Meaning and Interpretation26. Susan Wolf on Meaning in Life27. Samuel Scheffler on the Afterlife

Editorial Reviews

"A testament to the vivacity and draw of contemporary philosophy. The book is composed of 27 lively, thematic interviews with contemporary scholars from around the globe, providing an entry point for those interested in the philosophical implications of such eclectic issues as pain, free will,punishment, and a meaningful life." --Publishers Weekly