CRIME AND PUNISHMENT; TERRORISM, GUNS, AND WAR; HEALTH AND MEDICINE; DRUGS AND ORGANS; RELIGION AND CHARITY; SEX, SEX-EQUALITY AND SEXUALITY; SPORT; BRAINS; LANGUAGE, SPEECH AND FREEDOM; EVIL, DISGUST, SHAME, RUDENESS, AND JOY; ANIMALS; THE FUTURE AND ITS PEOPLE
David Edmonds is a Senior Research Associate at Oxford's Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics. He is also an award winning documentary maker for BBC radio. He is the author co-author or editor of 10 books which have been translated into 25 languages. They include, with John Eidinow, the international bestseller Wittgenstein's Poker. His latest book, Would You Kill the Fat Man was picked as Editor's Choice in the New York Times. With Nigel Warburton he co-runs Philosophy Bites (www.philosophybites.com ), the popular philosophy podcast which has had over 29 million downloads.
Philosophers Take on the World paves the way for people to become independent thinkers, more mindful of the philosophical implications that lurk behind all corners of our lives. * Anna Zanetti, The Oxford Culture Review *
I'm now a convert. * Jonathan Wright, Catholic Herald *