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Book Review: How To Build Children With Integrity

How To Build Children With Integrity, by Karen Budzinski [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Adams PR Group.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] In reading books like this one [1] I am often concerned about … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Origins And Ideologies Of The American Revolution: Part Four

Great Courses:  Origins and Ideologies Of The American Revolution:  Part Four, taught by Peter Mancall Although in general I have been greatly disappointed by the way this course worked out and the perspective of its instructor, I found that this … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Origins And Ideologies Of The American Revolution: Part Three

Great Courses:  Origins and Ideologies Of The American Revolution:  Part Three, taught by Peter Mancall Perhaps surprisingly, a course that talks about the origins and ideologies of the American Revolution spends little time talking about the revolution itself [1].  It … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Origins And Ideologies Of The American Revolution: Part Two

Great Courses:  Origins and Ideologies Of The American Revolution:  Part Two, taught by Peter Mancall I must admit that I found this particular part of the course to be rather compelling.  In particular, I am fascinated about situations where communication … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: Origins And Ideologies Of The American Revolution: Part One

Great Courses:  Origins And Ideologies Of The American Revolution:  Part One, taught by Peter C. Mancall As someone who is no stranger to listening to Great Courses cds while driving, I am also no stranger to thinking about the origins … Continue reading

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Book Review: Who Killed Homer?

Who Killed Homer?:  The Demise Of Classical Education And The Recovery Of Greek Wisdom, by Victor Davis Hanson & John Heath I do not believe that I would be considered a classicist within the context of Academia.  As fond as … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To Natural Science

A Student’s Guide To Natural Science, by Stephen M. Barr Admittedly, this book did not do a very good job at appealing to me when it comes to natural science.  Even so, the fact that the author spends a lot … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To Economics

A Student’s Guide To Economics, by Paul Heyne I found this book to be greatly enjoyable to read, and I feel so charitably towards it that I will not even ding the book too harshly for having an afterword by … Continue reading

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Book Review: A Student’s Guide To Political Philosophy

A Student’s Guide To Political Philosophy, by Harvey C. Mansfield I must admit that I have always been deeply interested in the subject of political philosophy, as soon as I became aware of it [1].  This book is probably not … Continue reading

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Book Review: On The Unseriousness Of Human Affairs

On The Unseriousness Of Human Affairs:  Teaching, Writing, Playing, Believing, Lecturing, Philosophizing, Singing, Dancing, by James V. Schall If unseriousness is not a word, it deserves to be.  A great deal of that which is worthwhile in life is unserious, … Continue reading

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