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The Giants of Philosophy Boxed Set (The Giants of Philosopy)

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The Giants of Philosophy is a series of dramatic presentations, in understandable language, of the concerns, questions, interests, and overall world view of history's greatest philosophers. Special emphasis on clear and relevant explanations gives you a new arsenal of insights toward living a better life.

In this series you'll survey thirteen of the world's most important

Audio CD, 26 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Blackstone Audiobooks (first published April 30th 2007)
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A tedious read. Organized by individual philosopher. I usually prefer to deal with a subject (an idea, not a person) at a time. While I realize that each philosopher covered have few overlapping topics, I still felt it did not pay enough attention to certain ideas. And yet too much to others.

In hindsight, it is theoretical philosophy I have issues with. Which is mostly all of what this book covered. It dealt very little with practical ethics or anything at all relevant. Which is a shame.

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An awesome audiobook series which gives a good overview of history's most influential thinkers.
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