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Does writing a book about the afterlife make Mary a ghost writer?

Advantages: Lots of fun, easily understandable and readable
Disadvantages: Not as captivating as some of her other titles

****The name of this book is 'Six Feet Over-Adventures in the Afterlife' . Ciao botched the suggestion! Having recently read and thoroughly enjoyed two of Mary Roach's books (Bonk and Stiff) I made a point of getting hold of copies of her other books, ( ...

Nymphypig 26.01.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Canongate Books - Mary Roach

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Behold the Pleasure

Advantages: A cultural education, as well as philosophical one
Disadvantages: Not on the school curriculum

Ecce homo: "behold the man," an auto-biography by Nietzsche. Friedrich Nietzsche was a follower of Dionysus - a demiurge of pleasure and wine. Translated by Anthony M. Ludovici (1882 - 1971) - - - Sadly too many contemporary scholars state Frie ...

1st2thebar 11.10.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Ecce Homo - Friedrich Nietzsche

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Nietzsches philosophical biography

Advantages: not a good commentator on his own work
Disadvantages: much to offer the careful reader

Ecce Homo is Nietzsche's philosophical biography. It was his last full scale work before he surrendered to the syphillis induced madness which lead to his institutionalisation for the last decade of his life. As with all Nietzsche, this work is fairly ...

aprose 24.01.2001 · Read full review
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An 'Excellent Book'

Advantages: Inspiringly written
Disadvantages: A lack of impartiality!

I use the translation by R.J. Hollingdale, Penguin Classics. A wonderfully written book, written shortly before Nietzsche went completely mad, it has a beautiful style as well as being an illuminating reflection on his philosophy. With chapters enti ...

BennyOnTheLoose 08.08.2000 · Read full review
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I do not think that I know what I do not know

Advantages: Short, readable philosphical book
Disadvantages: Does not go into any depth

...A Short Review on a short book. Socrates - The Great Philosophers Philosophical writing is based on hypotheses presented by renowned thinkers throughout the ages and requires time and careful consideration to read and study. Anthony Gottlieb has pro ...

MAFARRIMOND 23.05.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Socrates - The Great Philosophers - Anthony Gottlieb

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