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Philosophical Thoughts

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This volume of short essays and other pieces by C. S. Lewis is part of a larger collection, C. S. Lewis: Essay Collection and Other Short Pieces. In addition to his many books, letters, and poems, C. S. Lewis wrote a great number of essays and shorter pieces on various subjects. He wrote extensively on Christian theology and the defense of faith but also on ethical issues ...more
Published November 13th 2013 by Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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This is an excellent short book to acquaint anyone with C.S. Lewis's ideas about life, democracy, religion and so on. The context of each section is briefly explained which brings the topics into focus. For example, "De Futilitate" is a speech from a university presentation during the Second World War that directly addresses the questions and ideas we often project onto the area of the modern/post-modern shift. "Talking about Bicycles" is one of a few sections that I found particularly ...more
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Brilliant writing. This is a nice collection of essays on a variety of topics, including pleasure, capital punishment, and the naïveté of youth. Quick read with some interesting points. There are a few replies to articles that aren't included in the book.
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A delicious compilation of bite sized philosophical concepts delivered add only C.S. Lewis can.
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Brilliant. Minds like this are so rare. What a pleasure to read.
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CLIVE STAPLES LEWIS (1898–1963) was one of the intellectual giants of the twentieth century and arguably one of the most influential writers of his day. He was a Fellow and Tutor in English Literature at Oxford University until 1954. He was unanimously elected to the Chair of Medieval and Renaissance Literature at Cambridge University, a position he held until his retirement. He wrote more than ...more
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