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Book Review: The Logic Of Scientific Discovery

The Logic Of Scientific Discovery, by Karl Popper This book is certainly a serious one and one that is well worth reading, but it is a different sort of book than one might expect.  After all, Popper is a man … Continue reading

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Book Review: All Life Is Problem Solving

All Life Is Problem Solving, by Karl Popper In reading a book like this one has to temper one’s expectations.  Typically when a great philosopher or writer dies, there are a lot of essays and generally unread speech transcripts and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Open Society And Its Enemies: 2: Hegel And Marx

The Open Society And Its Enemies:  2:  Hegel And Marx, by Karl Popper It is a great shame that my local library system does not have the first volume of this collection stocked but only the second, but as someone … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Balance Point

The Balance Point:  Master The Work-Life Balance, Love What You Do, And Become An Unstoppable Entrepreneur, by Jordan Ring [Note:  This book was provided by the author free of charge.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I don’t remember … Continue reading

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Book Review: Christian Philosophy

Christian Philosophy, edited by Thomas P. Flint In reading a book like this, one can have several purposes.  For one, a book like this can demonstrate the scope of Christian philosophy, demonstrating to the reader what it is that that … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Consciousness Instinct

The Consciousness Instinct, by Michael S. Gazzaniga This book was at least somewhat disappointing because it did not provide nearly as much science as I expected when it comes to the matter of consciousness.  On the other hand, the book … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Organized Mind

The Organized Mind:  Thinking Straight In The Age Of Information Overload, by Daniel J. Levitin This book proceeds from a very pragmatic position, and that is that the overload of information and choices and decisions that are forced on people … Continue reading

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The Fatal Difference Between Dialogue And Dialectic

When I examine the state of politics in the Anglo-Saxon world (which is rather dismal, it must be candidly admitted), I am reminded of the fatal lure of dialectic, by which the behavior of one particular side in a given … Continue reading

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What Is Human Nature?

What is human nature?  At first, this question would seem to be rather simple, in that it refers to the nature that human beings possess.  But like most questions, the answer to this question is more complicated, not least when … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Aesthetics Of Thomas Aquinas

The Aesthetics Of Thomas Aquinas, by Umberto Eco This book happens to have been the author’s first book, and while it was a book whose contents were deeply interesting to me, they are not the sort of contents that I … Continue reading

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