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Stimulate the grey matter!

Advantages: Great introduction to philosophy, a fascinating read
Disadvantages: Can take a while to digest some of the ideas

The thought of taking a holiday, spending time away from work and home - the scenes we know well, fills most of us with excitement and pleasure. We look forward to visiting places we consider more beautiful or which offer a more appealing lifestyle than o ...

fizzytom 20.01.2004 · Read full review
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Review of The Art of Travel - Alain de Botton

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Improve your life skills

Advantages: Good, straightfoward advice
Disadvantages: Do not be put off by tag 'philosophy'

My first forray into philosophy and I didn't even realise! I picked up a copy of this book at my local library, as I was looking for something along the lines of 'how to improve your prospects at work', etc (ie management techniques). I was already fami ...

aspebbles 28.08.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Six Thinking Hats - Edward De Bono

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Not only sensual but also a delight of the mind

Advantages: Eloquently written illustrated with poems and paintings
Disadvantages: Only one of a series of seven

...Lust is classified as one of the seven deadly sins along with Pride, Greed, Envy, Gluttony, Anger and Sloth. The seven deadly sins were originally identified in the sixth century by Gregory the Great. But are they still relevant today? This is the questio ...

MAFARRIMOND 28.06.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Seven Deadly Sins Series: Lust - Simon Blackburn

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