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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

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Audio CD, 26 pages
Published March 1st 2008 by Blackstone Audiobooks (first published April 30th 2007)
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Vyncex
Mar 18, 2017 Vyncex rated it liked it
Charleton Heston lectures philosophy at you for an unreasonable amount of time. About 35 hours long -- it's too much to process in one setting. I could probably pass a philosophy 101 final now... but at what cost? (Fucking Charleton Heston has me pontificating the nature of reality and shit now, bastard.)
Kevin
Dec 17, 2012 Kevin rated it did not like it
Shelves: philosophy
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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