Think Like a Philosopher is a fun introduction to the main concepts of philosophy, showing how the subject has a clear, practical, and vital purpose to our daily lives and thinking. Using a Q&A format and written in an amusing, easy-to-understand style, the author explains the philosophical arguments around questions such as:
- Should I eat meat?
- Does God exist?
- Is capital punishment wrong?
- Will a new iPhone make you happy?
A light-hearted read that sheds light on how the world's greatest minds have approached so many of the questions we face on a daily basis.
Anne Rooney has taught English at Cambridge and York Universities and was Royal Literary Fellow at Newnham College, Cambridge University in 2014-2016. She has written many books on science and technology and was short-listed for the ALCS Educational Writers' Award in 2015.