Really, Really Big Questions about Me and My Body

Really, Really Big Questions about Me and My Body

By Stephen Law; Marc Aspinall (Illustrator)

Kingfisher, Hardcover, 9780753468920, 63pp.

Publication Date: October 2, 2012


What am I made of? How do I know I'm real?Will I still be the same person at eighty?

Following up on the success of Really, Really Big Questions, and Really, Really Big Questions About God, Faith, and Religion here comes an entertaining book that explores the important, weird, and sometimes metaphysical questions that children have about themselves. From the physical Why do I like chocolate? How does my brain work? to the philosophical Is my memory what makes me? Is there life after death? Really, Really Big Questions About Me and my Body by Stephen Law, illustrated by Marc Aspinall takes on the deeper questions that come with growing self-awareness. Throughout it all, humorous writing, funky art, and fun features like optical illusions, amusing stories, quotes, and mind-teasers keep it light and make this philosophic journey unforgettably interesting.

About the Author
Stephen Law is a lecturer in philosophy at the University of London, was formerly Research Fellow in Philosophy at Queen's College, Oxford and received his doctoral degree in philosophy from the University of Oxford. He is the author of "The Philosophy Gym "and "Really, Really Big Questions".