Julian Baggini: How the World Thinks



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Julian Baggini is a British philosopher and the author of several books about philosophy written for a general audience He is the author of The Pig that Wants to be Eaten and 99 other thought experiments 2005 and is co founder and editor of The Philosophers' Magazine He was awarded his PhD in 1996 from University College London for a thesis on the philosophy of personal identity In addition