‘Unthinkable: Great Ideas for Now’ from Irish Times Books www.irishtimes.com/irishtimesbooks
New thinking is needed to tackle the problems of a rapidly-changing world.
Irish Times journalist and author Joe Humphreys tracks down leading thinkers to answer some of the most pressing questions facing humanity. Drawn from his absorbing columns in The Irish Times, Unthinkable seeks to road-test your reasoning, and raise the quality of public debate.
He speaks to 70 philosophers and scientists who put forward ideas capable of changing not just your mind but the world for the better.
– How do you eat ethically?
– Why should men care about gender equality?
– Can atheists tolerate God?
– Who’s in charge, you or your brain?
– How should we deal with disagreement?
In Unthinkable no question in out of bounds and no idea too radical to dismiss outright.
“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used to create them.” – Albert Einstein