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Socratic Puzzles

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PAPERBACK

$50.00 • £40.95 • €45.00

ISBN 9780674816541

Publication Date: 09/15/1999

Short

410 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

8 line illustrations

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Nozick is a distinctive voice in contemporary philosophy: inventive, funny, and often contrarian in his beliefs and choice of topics. At its best his work is exhilarating.—Thomas Hurka, The Globe and Mail

Socratic Puzzles is the work of a brilliant mind whose energy for abstract ratiocination in the service of structure hasn’t mellowed as much as some thought it would. As ever, Nozick impresses and daunts readers able to follow him.—Carlin Romano, The Philadelphia Inquirer

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