Philosophy and The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Nicholas Joll

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Barry Dainton's disturbingly convincing essay on how the entire universe could be a computer simulation. I blame it on the white mice.
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy provides an excellent way of looking at some intriguing issues in philosophy, from vegetarianism and Artificial Intelligence to God, space and time. This is an entertaining yet thought provoking volume for students, philosophers and fans of The Hitchhiker's series.
 

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NICHOLAS JOLL has taught philosophy at several universities including the University of Hertfordshire, UK, where he is currently a Visiting Lecturer, and the Open University, UK. His publications include several papers on the philosophy of T.W. Adorno and two pieces on the philosophy of philosophy.
 
Published April 30, 2016 by Palgrave Macmillan. 316 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Law & Philosophy, Education & Reference, Political & Social Sciences, Arts & Photography, Literature & Fiction. Fiction
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Reviewed by PD Smith on Sep 04 2012

Barry Dainton's disturbingly convincing essay on how the entire universe could be a computer simulation. I blame it on the white mice.

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