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Intuition pumps and other tools for thinking, Daniel C. Dennett

Label
Intuition pumps and other tools for thinking
Title
Intuition pumps and other tools for thinking
Statement of responsibility
Daniel C. Dennett
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Daniel Dennett, one of the world's most original and provocative thinkers, takes readers on a profound, illuminating and highly entertaining philosophical journey as he reveals a collection of his favorite thinking tools, or "intuition pumps", that he and others have developed for addressing life's most fundamental questions
  • A philosophy professor offers exercises and tools to stretch the mind, offering new ways to consider, discuss, and argue positions on dangerous subject matter including evolution, the meaning of life, and free will
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dennett, D. C.
Dewey number
121/.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BD31
LC item number
.D46 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
121.6 D399i
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Philosophy
  • Thought and thinking
Label
Intuition pumps and other tools for thinking, Daniel C. Dennett
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-460) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Use the tools, try harder
  • What got left out
  • A dozen general thinking tools
  • Tools for thinking about meaning or content
  • An interlude about computers
  • More tools about meaning
  • Tools for thinking about evolution
  • Tools for thinking about consciousness
  • Tools for thinking about free will
  • What is it like to be a philosopher?
Control code
ocn813539169
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 496 pages
Isbn
9780393082067
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013000930
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9811812
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)813539169
Label
Intuition pumps and other tools for thinking, Daniel C. Dennett
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 445-460) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Use the tools, try harder
  • What got left out
  • A dozen general thinking tools
  • Tools for thinking about meaning or content
  • An interlude about computers
  • More tools about meaning
  • Tools for thinking about evolution
  • Tools for thinking about consciousness
  • Tools for thinking about free will
  • What is it like to be a philosopher?
Control code
ocn813539169
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xiv, 496 pages
Isbn
9780393082067
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013000930
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
9811812
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)813539169

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