9781849160001   Product Code: 97807
Part of a series in which each book poses fundamental questions in a particular discipline and explains the answers given by its greatest thinkers, this volume deals with philosophical problems. Simon Blackburn's 20 questions begin with consciousness (am I a ghost in a machine?), include topics such as artificial intelligence, beauty and time, and end with the 'awful abyss of extinction' (is death to be feared?).