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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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Introducing a great mediaeval thinker

Advantages: Very clear
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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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Hume at his best

Advantages: Seminal work in philosophy
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David Hume was perhaps the leading light in the Empiricist movement in philosophy. Empiricism is seen in distinction from Rationalism, in that it doubts the viability of universal principles (rational or otherwise), and uses sense data as the basis of all ...

frkurt 08.04.2007 · Read full review
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Review of An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding - David Hume

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We've got all the answers within us

Advantages: Uplifting, Heartwarming, thought provoking
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Title: All I really Need to Know I learned in Kindergarten: Uncommon Thoughts on Common Things. Author: Robert Fulghum Cost: From £4.79 for paperback from Amazon, but there are special editions, and hardback versions too. ISBN 0-8041-0526-X ...

helencbradshaw 29.12.2003 · Read full review
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Review of All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten - Robert Fulghum

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