Category Archives: Book Reviews – Philosophy

Review of Lewis Vaughn’s “Star Map: A Journey of Faith, Doubt, and Meaning

Statue of Spinoza, near his house on the Paviljoensgracht in The Hague.

“These [religious ideas] are given out as teachings, are not precipitates of experience or end-results of thinking: they are illusions, fullfilments of the oldest, strongest and most urgent wishes of mankind.” Continue reading Review of Lewis Vaughn’s “Star Map: A Journey of Faith, Doubt, and Meaning

Summary of Julian Baggini’s, The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten: Part 6 – Thought Experiments in Political Philosophy


My friend Ed Gibney has written on each of the thought experiments in  Julian Baggini’s, The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten: 100 Experiments for the Armchair Philosopher. He has also summarized his own 100 blog posts on Baggini’s 100 thought experiments in “What I learned from 100 Philosophy Thought Experiments.” Continue reading Summary of Julian Baggini’s, The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten: Part 6 – Thought Experiments in Political Philosophy

Summary of Julian Baggini’s, The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten: Part 5 – Thought Experiments in Aesthetics


My friend Ed Gibney has written on each and every one of the thought experiments in  Julian Baggini’s, The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten: 100 Experiments for the Armchair Philosopher. He has also summarized his own100 blog posts on Baggini’s 100 thought experiments in “What I learned from 100 Philosophy Thought Experiments.” Continue reading Summary of Julian Baggini’s, The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten: Part 5 – Thought Experiments in Aesthetics

Summary of Julian Baggini’s, The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten: Part 4 – Thought experiments in Ethics


My friend Ed Gibney has written on each and every one of the thought experiments in  Julian Baggini’s, The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten: 100 Experiments for the Armchair Philosopher. He has also summarized his own100 blog posts on Baggini’s 100 thought experiments in “What I learned from 100 Philosophy Thought Experiments.”  Continue reading Summary of Julian Baggini’s, The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten: Part 4 – Thought experiments in Ethics

Summary of Julian Baggini’s, The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten: Part 3 – Thought Experiments in Metaphsics


My friend Ed Gibney has written on each and every one of the thought experiments in  Julian Baggini’s, The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten: 100 Experiments for the Armchair Philosopher. He has also summarized his own100 blog posts on Baggini’s 100 thought experiments in “What I learned from 100 Philosophy Thought Experiments.” Continue reading Summary of Julian Baggini’s, The Pig That Wants to Be Eaten: Part 3 – Thought Experiments in Metaphsics