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Cabinet of Philosophical Curiosities A Collection of Puzzles, Oddities, Riddles, and Dilemmas

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ISBN-10: 019982956X

ISBN-13: 9780199829569

Edition: 2016

Authors: Roy Sorensen

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Will you answer this question in the same way that you will answer my next question? Done? Good!Will you buy this book?. Inside you will discover that your only truthful answer to this second question is affirmative.Logic has made some men rich. Inside this book you will learn of John Eck (who debated Luther in 1519). He devised a sequence of contracts that sidestepped usury laws. German bankers made a fortune from the Triple Contract. This book also recounts how Voltaire set himself up for life by exploiting a fallacy in the construction of a Parisian lottery.And there is logic for altruists. You will discover how General Benjamin Butler used other-centric reasoning to protect runaway…    
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Book details

List price: $26.99
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/5/2016
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 288
Size: 8.30" wide x 5.80" long x 1.30" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English