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Nietzsche on life after death (edited)

Advantages: Comfortable philosophy for a change
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I chose-out of the book "A Nietzsche Reader"- to write only about Nietzsche's view on life and life after death, because I find it very intruiging. Some aspects will appear very familiar and others out of the blue and it is exactly that what makes it so s ...

Ibeke 28.03.2004 · Read full review
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Review of A Nietzsche Reader - Friedrich Nietzsche

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A thought provoking collection

Advantages: The poetry and stories that Gibran tells provokes you to look inside yourself. a book to dip into time and again.
Disadvantages: None. This is a wonderful book by one of the greatest modern writers.

This is not just a book of Gibran's work, but is a tribute to the man himself, providing many insights through letters and people who knew him. Kahlil Gibran, writer, poet and painter is still affecting lives with his wisdom today. This is a wonderful ...

poet831 31.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of A Treasury of Kahlil Gibran - Kahlil Gibran

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On An Incredible Journey With A Godless Prophet

Advantages: can be hilarious; fascinating story and characters
Disadvantages: might need translator's notes; isn't this fiction rather?

*Disclaimer* The following review may incite disgust or excitability of a higher nature, such as holy laughter, depending on one’s understanding of God. You may be offended if your nature is of the more serious persuasion, but I believe in the joy and fre ...

jankperegrine 10.10.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Also Sprach Zarathustra - Friedrich Nietzsche

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Introducing a great mediaeval thinker

Advantages: Very clear
Disadvantages: None

The Past Masters series is without doubt an invaluable introduction to the thought and writing of the great philosophers of history. This volume is no exception. Kenny writes with exceptional clarity and summarises extremely complicated arguments in a mos ...

richardashdowne 17.01.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Aquinas (Past Masters) - Anthony Kenny

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An interesting text of a lesser-known time

Advantages: Readable, interesting
Disadvantages: A bit dated

...Copleston's `History of Medieval Philosophy' has gone through several revisions, the first of which was in 1952 as part of Methuen's Home Study Books series. This is a text I used in a second-year philosophy course at my university. So often the study of ...

frkurt 22.10.2006 · Read full review
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Review of A History of Medieval Philosophy - Frederick Charles Copleston

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