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Love and other thought experiments / Sophie Ward.

Love and other thought experiments / Sophie Ward.
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ISBN 9781472154606 (paperback)
Author Ward, Sophie author.
Title Love and other thought experiments / Sophie Ward.
Edition Paperback edition.
Publisher/Date London : Corsair, 2020.
©2020
Pagination etc. 259 pages ; 20 cm.
Bibliography, etc. note Includes bibliographical references.
Summary Note "Rachel and Eliza, a married couple planning to have a baby together with their friends Hal and Greg. The experience brings the women even closer together until one night Rachel wakes in great distress, believing that an ant has crawled into her eye - and Eliza doesn't believe her. With this event, the fault lines in Rachel and Eliza's fundamental ideas about their relationship are exposed, calling into question their willingness to truly accept and have faith in one another, and their future together. The story is told from the point of view of different characters in Rachel and Eliza's world (including the ant itself) and, inspired by Ward's fascination with scientists and philosophers and the way they use stories to discuss important ideas, uses 11 of the best-known thought experiments in philosophy as a device through which to talk about love."--Publisher description.
Subject Lesbian couples -- Fiction
Spouses -- Fiction
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction
Trust -- Fiction
Philosophy and science -- Fiction
Social problem fiction.
Domestic fiction.
Shelf Location F WARD
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