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Pandora's Book

401 Philosophical Questions to Help You Lose Your Mind (with Answers)

David Birch


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'From the problem of free will to the ownership of nostrils, this philosophical questionnaire will disturb you into an exciting area of doubt and exploration. This book is the beginning of a wonderful adventure - an utter delight.' Robin Ince, comedian and writer Are you inside your body? Does yesterday still exist? Is it possible to have dignified sex? This book is filled with such questions, hundreds of them. Its aim is not to teach or lecture, but to jolt you into thinking for yourself. It asks you to embrace the spirit of Pandora. To open your mind, release your thoughts and let curiosity get the better of you. David Birch draws on a cornucopia of excerpts from a range of writers and philosophers. You are not entirely left to your own devices: from Plato to Isaac Newton to D. H. Lawrence, these thinkers will be your partners in conversation, galvanising and challenging your thinking.

Iff Books, 9781789045710, 304pp.

Publication Date: July 1, 2021

About the Author

David Birch teaches philosophy and religion at Highgate School in London. He also works with the Philosophy Foundation, an educational charity that takes philosophy into schools, workplaces and the wider community. He is the author of Provocations: Philosophy for Secondary School and Thinking Beans: A Year of Classroom Philosophy Lessons.