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Do Llamas Fall in Love? 33 Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles by Peter Cave
  

Do Llamas Fall in Love? 33 Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles

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In this stunning sequel to his bestselling philosophy books, Can a Robot be Human? and What's Wrong with Eating People, Peter Cave once again engages the reader in a romp through the best bits of philosophical thought.

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Do Llamas Fall in Love? 33 Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles by Peter Cave

With the aid of tall stories, jokes, common sense and bizarre insights, Cave tackles some of life's most important questions and introduces the puzzles that will keep you pondering throughout the night. Illustrated with quirky cartoons throughout, Do Llamas Fall in Love? leaves no stone unturned, covering a smorgasbord of topics including logic, ethics, art and politics. It will provide a perfect gift for anyone who puzzles about the world.

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Fun, incisive, and a sheer pleasure to read - this is amazingly rare for a book on philosophy! The whole book has the 'touch of the master' about it." Imre Leader, University of Cambridge

"If llamas can fall in love with philosophy, this witty, clear, entertaining and learned little book is the just the thing to make them." Timothy Chappell, The Open University

"Delightfully witty! Spanning the gamut of philosophical topics, this book serves as brilliant introduction to philosophy." William Irwin, Professor of Philosophy, King's College, Pennsylvania, and Editor of The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series

About the Author

Peter Cave is a lecturer in philosophy at The Open University and City University, London. He frequently contributes to philosophy magazines and journals, from the serious to the fun, lectures around the world, and has scripted and presented philosophy programmes for the BBC.

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Publication date

1st September 2010

Author

Peter Cave

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Publisher

Oneworld Publications

Format

Paperback
280 pages

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The Real World
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ISBN

9781851687671

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