Philosophy Illustrated

New York: Oxford University Press (2021)
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Abstract

Thought experiments are tools philosophers and scientists use to investigate how things are, without actually having to go out and experiment in the real world. This book presents forty-two philosophical thought experiments. Each thought experiment is illustrated by De Cruz, and is summarized in one or two paragraphs, which is followed by a brief exploration of its significance. Each thought experiment also includes a longer reflection, written by a philosopher who is a specialist in the field. De Cruz's unique illustrations serve as visual and accessible starting points for classroom discussions in Intro to Philosophy courses.

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Helen De Cruz
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