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Peter Cave (2)

This page covers the author of Can a Robot be Human?: 33 Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles.

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Peter Cave is an associate lecturer at The Open University, UK, having formerly lectured at City University London and other universities, including the University of Khartoum, Sudan. He studied philosophy at University College London and King's College Cambridge. He is Chair of the Humanist Philosophers of Great Britain and is often involved in public debates on philosophical, religious, and political matters, arguing for toleration and against the repressions generated by certain godly beliefs. Curiously for a philosopher, he is also a Chartered Financial Planner and is involved in setting the regulators' financial examinations.

Peter has scripted and presented humorous philosophy programmes for BBC radio-and has often written light philosophy articles. His academic interests focus on paradoxes, with papers appearing in academic philosophy journals American Philosophical Quarterly, The Monist, Analysis, etc. His recent books are the best-selling (in the UK) 2007 philosophy book Can a Robot be Human: 33 Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles (2007) and (2008) What's Wrong with Eating People? 33 More Perplexing Philosophy Puzzles (both published in Oxford by Oneworld). More serious works are Humanism (Oxford: Oneworld, 2009) and This Sentence Is False: an introduction to philosophical paradoxes (London: Continuum, 2009). His latest book is Do Llamas Fall in Love? (Oxford: Oneworld, 2010).

Peter lives in Soho, in central London, is developing an interest in opera, and, although an atheist, enjoys religious choral music-and is often to be found with a glass of wine in his hand, red or white - the wine, that is.

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