Tag Archives: philosophy

Book Review: A Guide For The Perplexed

A Guide For The Perplexed, by E.F. Schumacher It took me months to get this book from the library.  I requested this book originally three months ago, and the book was lost within the library system for most of that … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: The Birth Of The Modern Mind: The Intellectual History Of The 17th And 18th Centuries: Part I

Great Courses:  The Birth Of The Modern Mind:  The Intellectual History Of The 17th And 18th Centuries:  Part I, taught by Professor Alan Charles Kors I must admit that I am fond of intellectual history, in part because I have … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Encyclopedia Of Misinformation

The Encyclopedia Of Misinformation:  A Compendium Of Imitations, Spoofs, Delusions, Simulations, Counterfeits, Imposters, Illusions, Confabulations, Skulduggery, Frauds, Pseudoscience, Propaganda, Hoaxes, Flimflam, Pranks, Hornswoggle, Conspiracies & Miscellaneous Fakery, by Rex Sorgatz On the one hand, I am perhaps the ideal reader … Continue reading

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Book Review: Words And Witnesses

Words And Witnesses:  Communition Studies In Christian Thought From Athanasius To Desmund Tutu, edited by Robert H. Woods Jr. & Naaman K. Wood [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Hendrickson Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Battle For The Soul Of Capitalism

The Battle For The Soul Of Capitalism, by John C. Bogle Those readers who are not aware of the generally corrupt behaviors of many financiers and business executives [1] may think that this title is a bit overly dramatic.  Those … Continue reading

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If You Don’t Want My Opinion, You Don’t Get My Money

In this present age, companies are always looking for positive opinions for their businesses online and to aggregate the opinions of the products that they sell.  There are various rules as to how many positive interactions it takes to outweigh … Continue reading

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Book Review: Socrates In The City

Socrates In The City:  Conversations On “Life, God, And Other Small Topics,” edited by Eric Metaxas It is easy to see what Metaxas is trying to do with this work, and it is something that can (and probably should) be … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Last Days Of Socrates

The Last Days Of Socrates, by Plato This classic translation of some of Plato’s works is united around the theme of Plato’s writings about the trial and death of Socrates.  At a reasonable size (around 200 pages including the endnotes), … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ripples Of Battle

Ripples Of Battle:  How Wars Of The Past Still Determine How We Fight, How We Live, and How We Think, by Victor Davis Hanson This book has a deeply poignant feel to it that makes it a very worthwhile book … 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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