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Wittgenstein's Beetle and Other Classic Thought Experiments

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148 pages2 hours

Summary

Wittgenstein’s Beetle and Other Classic Thought Experiments invites readers to participate actively in discovering the surprisingly powerful and fruitful tradition of "thought experiments."

Gives a lively presentation of an "A to Z" of 26 fascinating and influential thought experiments from philosophy and science
Presents vivid and often humorous discussion of the experiments, including strengths and weaknesses, historical context, and contemporary uses
Provides a "how to" section for engaging in thought experiments
Includes illustrations, mini-biographies, and suggestions for further reading.

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