Wittgenstein's Beetle and Other Classic Thought Experiments (Hardback)Martin Cohen
Hardback Published: 14/09/2004
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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.
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd