A Beginner's Guide to Reality

A Beginner's Guide to Reality

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A Beginner's Guide to Reality is an introduction to philosophy for people who don't read philosophy. Jim Baggott's sources range from Aristotle to The Matrix. He examines the major developments in Western philosophical thought on the nature of reality, at each of three levels - social, perceptual and physical. (Do money, colour, or photons exist?) The book systematically investigates these levels, peeling away the assumptions we make about those parts of reality that we take for granted.James Gleicka#39;s Faster, first published in 1999, is a darkly humorous dissection of our modern condition in which we work longer, commute longer, shop longer and sleep 20 per cent less than we did a century ago. In our modern world theanbsp;...

Title:A Beginner's Guide to Reality
Author:Jim Baggott
Publisher:Penguin UK - 2005-09-01


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