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A Theologico-Political Treatise: A Political Treatise
4.02
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June 2007

Philosophy, the Elite, and the Future

"Men would never be superstitious, if they could govern all their circumstances by set rules, or
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May 31, 2007
 
I See Satan Fall Like Lightning
4.27
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November 2008

Girard, Christianity, and Nietzsche

Since previous reviewers (here on Amazon) have already provided good reviews of Girard and this
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Jan 03, 2011
 
Three Rival Versions of Moral Inquiry: Encyclopedia, Genealogy, and Tradition
4.19
it was amazing
A Brief Note on Nietzschean Genealogy and How it Relates to MacIntyre's Project

The thing that impressed me most with MacIntyre’s great work (the so-ca
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Aug 11, 2011
 
The Present Age
4.12
really liked it
09/21/2006

Philosophy and Authority

In this review I would like to consider the second essay collected in this edition -'On the Difference between the G
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Jul 12, 2011
 
The European Revolution & Correspondence With Gobineau
4.00
really liked it
Reviewed 11/29/2010

Tocqueville, Gobineau and the Meaning of History

If ones encounters with racialist, historicist doctrines comes only from the incohe
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Jul 11, 2011
 
Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion 3: The Consummate Religion
4.00
it was amazing
Hegel, Religion and Christianity Today: A Thought Experiment

Why read Hegel on Christianity and Religion when, according to the Zeitgeist, all three ar
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Jul 11, 2011
 
Origen of Alexandria and St. Maximus the Confessor
4.25
really liked it
08/06/2005

A Genuinely Original Appreciation of Early Christianity

Throw out everything you think you know about early Christianity. For most of us mode
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Jul 12, 2011
 
City of God
3.87
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Brilliant, especially the discussion of the 'City of the Pagans'. I love his discussion of Roman Religion, riffing as it does on the earlier
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May 31, 2007
 
History of Christian Philosophy in the Middle Ages
4.12
really liked it
03/27/2006

The Tragic self-destruction of Scholastic Philosophy

that were not inherent to it. While, as has been noted in many places, one can say that
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Jul 12, 2011
 
The Conflict of the Faculties
4.14
it was amazing
Philosophy, its Competitors, and Authority

This is a rather rarely read book by Kant. Who reads it? First, I believe it is read by those who think it a
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Jan 03, 2011
 
Battling to the End: Conversations with Benoît Chantre
4.43
it was amazing
Reviewed 3/21/2011

Consequences of Crucifixion: Some Meta-Girardian Considerations

I am neither a Christian nor a Girardian; however, I very much apprec
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Jul 11, 2011
 
On Religion
3.74
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May, 2009

Marxism and Religion, Yesterday and Today

Militant Atheism has recently gone on the offensive (again) in the recent works of Richard Da
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Jan 03, 2011
 
The Price of Monotheism
4.03
really liked it
Monotheism ... and Its Consequences (9/24/2011)

Many (if not most) people, upon reading Jan Assmann's earlier book, "Moses the Egyptian: the Memory of
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Political Theology II: The Myth of the Closure of Any Political Theology
3.44
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The Political Theology of Undivided Sovereignty

This book is seemingly (and certainly at times) a rather tedious point by point refutation of Erik Pete
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Jul 15, 2011
 
Christianity and Classical Culture: The Metamorphosis of Natural Theology in the Christian Encounter with Hellenism
4.28
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Jul 15, 2011
 
Homo Sacer: Sovereign Power and Bare Life
4.00
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Jul 12, 2011
 
End and Beginning: On the Generations of Cultures and the Origins of the West
4.50
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Jul 12, 2011
 
The Fall of the Interpretation: Philosophical Foundations for a Creational Hermeneutic
4.12
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Jul 15, 2011
 
After Virtue: A Study in Moral Theory
4.14
it was amazing
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May 31, 2007
 
Platonopolis: Platonic Political Philosophy in Late Antiquity
4.00
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Aug 13, 2011
 
Boethius of Dacia: On the Supreme Good, on the Eternity of the World, on Dreams (Mediaeval Sources in Translation 30)
4.00
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May 16, 2014
 
Hagarism: The Making of the Islamic World
3.54
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Sep 13, 2014
 
World Religions And Social Evolution Of The Old World Oikumene Civilizations: A Cross Cultural Perspective
4.00
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Sep 13, 2014
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