Would You Eat Your Cat?

Key Ethical Conundrums and What They Tell You About Yourself

Jeremy Stangroom (Author)

Overview | Inside the Book

Are you authoritarian or libertarian? Are we morally obligated to end the world? And just what’s wrong with eating your cat?

Would You Eat Your Cat? challenges you to examine these and many other philosophical questions. This unique collection of classic and modern problems and paradoxes is guaranteed to test your preconceptions. Jeremy Stangroom creates contemporary versions of famous dilemmas that explore the morality of suicide and the ethics of retribution. He then delves into the background of each conundrum in detail and helps you discover what your responses reveal about yourself with a unique morality barometer. Are you ready to have your best ideas confronted and your ethical foundations shaken? If so, then Would You Eat Your Cat? is the book for you.

Book Details

  • Paperback
  • November 2012
  • ISBN 978-0-393-33942-0
  • 5.6 × 7.8 in / 144 pages
  • Sales Territory: USA and Dependencies, Philippines and Canada.

Endorsements & Reviews

“Stangroom has been one of the most entertaining and diligent of a new breed of interpreters of philosophy for a wider audience. . . . I would recommend [Would You Eat Your Cat?] to anyone who needs a primer in moral thought.” — Simon Blackburn, Times Higher Education

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