Journals Higher Education

£18.99

Paperback

Published: 11 September 2003

312 Pages

190x138mm

ISBN: 9780192805065


Bookseller Code (AE)

Making Sense

Philosophy Behind the Headlines

Julian Baggini

  • Interweaves philosophy and current affairs to create a compelling narrative that challenges how we make sense both of the world around us and of our own beliefs.
  • Discussions of the most talked-about issues in the news media, from GM foods and political scandals to September 11th and its aftermath
  • Demonstrates how the use of philosophy can make sense of news stories in the past and how we might see the headlines of tomorrow
  • Shows how thinking philosophically about the news can increase our understanding of our own beliefs and values
  • An author with considerable experience of presenting philosophy to a general readership, as founder-editor of The Philosophers' Magazine
  • Featuring a new afterword which discusses the 2003 Iraq War

New to this Edition:

  • Featuring a new afterword which discusses the 2003 Iraq War
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