Praise for "The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten"
"Hugely entertaining." --"Publishers Weekly"
"Thinking again is what this taut, incisive, bullet-hard book is dedicated to promoting." --"The Sunday Times" (London)
"This book is like the Sudoku of moral philosophy: apply your mind to any of its 'thought experiments' while stuck on the Tube, and quickly be transported out of rush-hour hell." --"New Statesman" (U.K.)
Praise for "The Duck That Won the Lottery"
"A curiosity cabinet of spurious reasoning and spin . . . Every society needs its guardian of good sense: Baggini is ours." --"Financial Times"
Praise for "What's It All About?"
"Useful and provocative." --"The Wall Street Journal"
"Looking for a clear guide to what contemporary philosophy has to say about the meaning of life? Baggini takes us through all the plausible answers, weaving together Kierkegaard, John Stuart Mill, Monty Python, and Funkadelic in an entertaining but always carefully reasoned discussion." --Peter Singer, author of "How Are We To Live"
"A work of popular philosophy that is simple, serious and devoid of ostentation. The question of the meaning of life has long been a byword for pretentious rambling. It takes some nerve to tackle it in a brisk and no-nonsense fashion." --"New Statesman" (U.K.)
"Informative, thought-provoking, and entertaining in the process. The book takes a refreshingly personal approach and offers an encounter with a vigorous mind at work, puzzling through the issues in a trenchantly argued but subtly reasoned way." --"New Humanist"
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About the Author
Julian Baggini is the editor and co-founder of The Philosophers' Magazine. His books include Do You Think What You Think YouThink? (with Jeremy Stangroom), What's It All About? - Philosophy and the Meaning of Life, the bestselling The Pig That Wants to be Eaten, and The Duck that Won the Lottery, all published by Granta Books