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The Big Bang Theory And Philosophy : Rock, Paper, Scissors, Aristotle, Locke (2012)

Call Number 791.4572/BIG/BIG

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Adult Nonfiction791.4572/BIG/BIGDue 05-20-15
Published: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., c2012
Series: Blackwell philosophy and popculture series
Description:  x, 278 pages ; 23 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781118074558 (pbk.), 1118074556 (pbk.), 9781118074558,
Language:  English

"There are books that debate math, science, and history; there are books that help you build walls or even pyramids; there are even books that discuss Neanderthals with tools and autotrophs that drool. This book discusses philosophy. But you don't need an IQ of 187 to enjoy it. I swear to cow! As you'll see, the philosophy is theoretical, but the fun is real"--

Introduction: "Unraveling the Mysteries". Part One. "It All Began on a Warm Summer's Evening in Greece": Aristotelian Insights -- Part Two. "Is It Wrong to Say I Love Our Killer Robot?": Ethics and Virtue -- Part Three. "Perhaps You Mean a Different Thing Than I Do When You Say "Science": Science, Scientism, and Religion -- Part Four. "I Need Your Opinion on a Matter of Semiotics": Language and Meaning -- Part Five. "The Human Experience That has Always Eluded Me": The Human Condition -- The Episode Compendium -- Contributors -- Index

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