Wittgenstein's Beetle and Other Classic Thought Experiments Paperback / softback
by Martin Cohen
"Wittgenstein's Beetle and Other Classic Thought Experiments" invites readers to participate actively in discovering the surprisingly powerful and fruitful tradition of 'thought experiments'.
This work: 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; and, includes illustrations, mini-biographies, and suggestions for further reading.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 152 pages
- Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
- Publication Date: 14/09/2004
- Category: Philosophy
- ISBN: 9781405121927
- Hardback from £66.39