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Really, Really Big Questions: About Life, the Universe, and Everything

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Staff Pick

These aren't just questions that philosophy majors in college sit around asking. You ask them, too. And since there are no "right" answers, anyone can think about them and formulate their own opinions. Some of these questions might be important to you; some of them might just be fun to think about, like: What is it like to be a bat?

Engaging, not condescending, this book will help you think about questions and answers in a new way.
Recommended by Jill S., Powells.com

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Publisher Comments:

Have you ever looked at your dog and wondered what it is really thinking? Or asked yourself if your entire life has been a dream? Prepare to exercise your mind as you investigate these big ideas and more on the roller-coaster ride of reason and ridiculous that is philosophy. Cool illustrations, brainteasers, and quirky quotations add to the simple and fun question-and-answer format, introducting readers to life's important questions.

About the Author

Dr. Stephen Law has written numerous academic papers as well as books for both adults and children including the hugely popular The Philosophy Files.
 
Nishant Choksi is an accomplished illustrator who has created artworks for a number of journal publications including The Guardian, The Wall Street Journal, and NewScientist.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780753463093
Author:
Law, Stephen
Publisher:
Kingfisher
Illustrator:
Choksi, Nishant
Author:
Choksi, Nishant
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
General Juvenile Nonfiction
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-General
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Nonfiction
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 4 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
full color throughout
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
10.25 x 9.00 in
Age Level:
09-12

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These aren't just questions that philosophy majors in college sit around asking. You ask them, too. And since there are no "right" answers, anyone can think about them and formulate their own opinions. Some of these questions might be important to you; some of them might just be fun to think about, like: What is it like to be a bat?

Engaging, not condescending, this book will help you think about questions and answers in a new way.

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