Philosophy Bites is a selection of the best interviews from the hugely successful podcast of the same name. Leading philosophers discuss a wide range of philosophical issues, from ethics to aesthetics to metaphysics, in a lively, informal, personal way. Time, infinity, evil, friendship, animals, wine, sport, tragedy - all human life is here.
Philosophy Bites was set up in 2007 by David Edmonds and Nigel Warburton. It has, to date, had 7 million downloads, and is listened to all over the world.
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It affords many valuable insights into ethical issues. ( Western Daily Press, 27.11.10)
As introductions to philosophy go, these bite-size dialogues add up to a surprisingly substantial whole. ( Publishers Weekly)
This thoughtful and highly readable collection of conversations with philosophers...displays an admirable grasp of a variety of issues. ( Publishers Weekly)
David Edmonds is a documentary maker for the BBC World Service: he has made programmes in around 60 countries, and has won many awards. He is the author or co-author of several books, including Wittgenstein's Poker, written with John Eidinow (short-listed for the Guardian First Book Award, translated into twenty five languages, and an international best seller) Bobby Fischer Goes To War, (translated into a dozen languages and was long-listed for the Samuel Johnson prize) and Rousseau's Dog about the relationship between Jean-Jacques Rousseau and David Hume. David received a First Class degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Oxford University and then took the B.Phil. in philosophy. He has a PhD in philosophy from the Open University. He has held fellowships from the University of Chicago and the University of Michigan. He is currently a Research Associate at the Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics at Oxford University and a Contributing Editor for Prospect Magazine.
Nigel Warburton is a freelance philosopher, podcaster, and writer. His books include A Little History of Philosophy, Philosophy: the Basics, Thinking from A to Z, Philosophy: the Classics, The Art Question, and Free Speech: A Very Short Introduction. He runs several weblogs including virtualphilosopher.com and artandallusion.com, and tweets regularly at @philosophybites.
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Descrizione libro OUP, 2010 9780199576326, 2010. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. NEW hardback. 244 pages. Take 25 of the liveliest philosophers of our time. Talk to each about one of the most intriguing topics you can think of. So we have, for example, Peter Singer on animals, Barry Stroud on scepticism and Stephen Law on the problem of evil. Based on the hugely successful Philosophy Bites blog. Codice libro della libreria 1343
Descrizione libro Oxford University Press, 2010. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110199576327