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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 ...

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Review of A Nietzsche Reader - 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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Generation Whinge

Advantages: Clever, insightful and often funny
Disadvantages: A little pompous at times

Is anybody happy? Despite the fact that even in the teeth of a worldwide recession we are richer and healthier than our grandparent could have imagined being it is still a legitimate question to ask; and one that more often than not attracts a negative an ...

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Review of Age Of Absurdity - Michael Foley

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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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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 ...

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Review of A Treasury of Kahlil Gibran - Kahlil Gibran

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