||What More Philosophers Think.
||Baggini, J. Stangroom, J.
||Paper back (208 pages).
|Area and topic:
||Key/important philosophical issues/topics/problems.
|Intended audience/ reading level:
||General/accessible to medium.
|Purchasing and information
|Unique and/or salient feature/s:
||The second book in two volumes, ‘What More Philosophers Think’ is a collection of interviews (revised and expanded from ‘The Philosopher’s Magazine’) with some of the world’s leading philosophers and scholars. The interviews explore various philosophical issues and other issues from a philosophical perspective.
|Synopsis and/or additional information:
||The following information is sourced from the above links (see ‘Purchasing and information’) and the text.
- Chapters include ‘On multiculturalism; Slavoj Zizek, Anthony Grayling – On philosophy and public understanding; Mary Warnock – On making babies; Philippa Foot – On goodness; The Soho Symposium – On love; Bernard Williams – On truth and truthfulness. Other topics discussed include : terrorism, multiculturalism, artificial intelligence
- Through such issues and areas, the reader is also introduced to various wider issues, key topics and subject matter central to the enterprise of philosophy both past and present.
|Strengths and Limitations:
||For strengths and limitations, see the first volume of the series, ‘What Philosophers Think’ also reviewed on this site.