What We Can Never Know (Hardcover)

Author: Gamez, David

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Contemporary philosophy and science strive to give a complete account of the world and our position in it. In this original and provocative book, David Gamez engages the reader in a series of colourful thought experiments that illustrate the limits of this mission. Although we commonly believe that science will give a final description of everything, What We Can Never Know reveals blindspots in many of our theories that completely undermine their ability to explain reality. Each chapter explores these problems using a popular question or topic in philosophy, such as our perception of space, the nature of time, scepticism or the relationship between reason and madness. In this series of lively studies, Gamez pushes our everyday assumptions to their limits and opens up fresh perspectives on philosophy and science. By leading the reader progressively through key areas of our knowledge, this book will leave you questioning everything that you think you know. *Author: Gamez, David *Binding Type: Hardcover *Number of Pages: 300 *Publication Date: 2007/04/01 *Language: English *Dimensions: 5.51 x 8.50 x 0.81 inches

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Publisher Continuum
Mfg Part# 9780826491602
SKU 203831912
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 082649160X
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0300
Publisher Continuum
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