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An introduction to thinking

Advantages: Very Broad
Disadvantages: Doesn't fully explore, no original text

I have an interest in philosophy that I developed and as a result I did an A-Level course at night school on Philosophy. This book was one of several recommended by the tutor and I found it to be great introduction to philosophy. This book provides an ...

Fantasyman 08.04.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Think - Simon Blackburn

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Much better than a Dummies Guide!

Advantages: Very interesting analogies, covers all the 'big' areas
Disadvantages: Can be slightly too deep for beginners, requires concentration

As the author says quite rightly, every person should explore philosophy in some depth some time during their life. This book provides a good diving board into the choppy seas of philosophy. What appeals most is that, unlike a lot of other introductory ...

ratpup 26.08.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Think - Simon Blackburn

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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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