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The Will to Power
4.01
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Nietzsche makes his world, based on Becoming and Creating, in order to replace (Destroy! God help us!) Plato’s world which was based on Being...more
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Jan 03, 2011
 
Seth Speaks
4.14
1/15/2007

New Age Philosophy

First, I want to note that I am not a member of the 'new age' movement. That said, I am fascinated by various understanding...more
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Nietzsche's Critiques: The Kantian Foundations of His Thought
4.25
12/27/2006

The New 'New Nietzsche'

Now, it certainly isn't everyday that one runs across a new interpretation of Nietzsche! Well, this book (among other...more
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Leo Strauss and Nietzsche
4.39
Review:

January 2009

Nietzsche, Strauss, and Philosophy

To begin with, I will start by noting that this book contains a commentary by Lampert on the essa...more
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May 31, 2007
 
Selected Writings
3.00
07/23/2006

Abandon all Hope ye who enter History

The 'History of the World' (which, unfortunately, is incomplete in this collection) is a masterpiece of...more
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Imaginal Worlds: Ibn al-'Arabi and the Problem of Religious Diversity (SUNY Series in Islam)
4.60

Why is there Religious Diversity?

The full title of this book is "Imaginal Worlds: Ibn al- `Arabī and the Problem of Religious Diversity". Ibn al- `Ara...more
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Jan 15, 2013
 
The Romantic School and Other Essays: Heinrich Heine
3.97
7/21/2006

A Truly Great But Underrated Essayist That Should Not Be Missed

To begin, I have to admit that I always have been less than completely impress...more
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Jul 12, 2011
 
The Tyranny of Greece over Germany: A Study of the influence exercised by Greek art and poetry over the great German writers of the 18th, 19th and 20th Centuries.
4.00
07/23/2006

A Mournful Paean to German Scholarship on Greece

This is a delightful book, first published, I believe, in 1935. It includes chapters on Winc...more
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Socrates and Alcibiades: Four Texts: Plato's Alcibiades 1-2, Symposium 212c-223a, Aeschines' Alcibiades
3.86
12/14/2006

Philosophy, the Philosophers, and their Lovers

The main reason I first bought this book (and in this I assume that I am similar to many other...more
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Jul 12, 2011
 
The Greek Philosophical Vocabulary
5.00
Comment:

Another book I have found to be very useful in my studies of Greek thought. Like the Peters book (Greek Philosophical Terms) all Greek words a...more
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Jan 03, 2011
 
Heidegger on Being and Acting: From Principles to Anarchy
4.40
Review:

April 2007:

Radical Phenomenology and Philosophy

We have all heard it said that Heidegger had no great followers, only great apostates. The list...more
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Jan 03, 2011
 
Ancient Slavery and Modern Ideology
4.14
08/05/2006

And the difference between Ancient and Modern Slavery is...

This is an important topic given the embarrassing fact of the modern return of Sl...more
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Metaphysics as Rhetoric: Alfarabi's Summary of Plato's "Laws"
4.50
09/24/2004

Was Plato a Metaphysician?

Metaphysics as Rhetoric is a study of Alfarabi's `Summary of Plato's Laws'. To the best of my knowledge this has n...more
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Theory of Religion
4.05
10/27/2010

Bataille, Kojève, Nietzsche

It is remarkable that none of the previous reviews here on Amazon mention Alexandre Kojève. At the end of this bo...more
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Jul 11, 2011
 
Lectures on the Philosophy of Religion 3: The Consummate Religion
3.88
Hegel, Religion and Christianity Today: A Thought Experiment

Why read Hegel on Christianity and Religion when, according to the Zeitgeist, all three ar...more
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Jul 11, 2011
 
Encyclopedia of the Philosophical Sciences in Outline & Critical Writings
4.33
Review:

August 2007

Phenomenology, Hegelian Science, and History, again

This book contains the 1807 Preface to the "Phenomenology of Spirit", the entire...more
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Jan 03, 2011
 
The Bureaucratization of the World
3.43
10/17/2007

Rizzi, Trotsky and the 'Apostate' Left: Bureaucratic Collectivism

Rizzi was a denizen of extremist circles (mostly leftist) in the Thirties....more
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Three Rival Versions of Moral Inquiry: Encyclopedia, Genealogy, and Tradition
4.10
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...more
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Aug 11, 2011
 
Battling to the End: Conversations with Benoît Chantre
4.33
Reviewed 3/21/2011

Consequences of Crucifixion: Some Meta-Girardian Considerations

I am neither a Christian nor a Girardian; however, I very much apprec...more
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Jul 11, 2011
 
Products of the Perfected Civilization: Selected Writings
4.88
Comment:

"If Chamfort had remained just a little bit more a philosopher, the Revolution would not have had its tragic wit and sharpest sting; it would...more
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Jan 03, 2011
 
Nietzsche's Corps/e: Aesthetics, Politics, Prophecy, or, the Spectacular Technoculture of Everyday Life
3.82
7/23/2006

A Promissory Note That Will Likely Never Be Made Good

This book is hands down the most intelligent left-wing book on Nietzsche in existence! W...more
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Jul 12, 2011
 
A Commentary on Plato's Meno
4.50
Review:

March 2007

A note on 'pre-political' Esoteric Practices

Jacob Klein is often describes as a 'Straussian' - but of course this is perfectly untrue...more
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Jan 03, 2011
 
Philosophy in the Tragic Age of the Greeks
3.97
09/15/2004

The young Nietzsche on the impotence of Philosophy...

This book has much of interest to say about various Greek philosophers but precious lit...more
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Jul 12, 2011
 
On the Perfect State: Mabadi Ara Ahl Al-Madinat Al-Fadilah
3.18
Review:

March 2007

Farabi and some modern scholars

This is the only English translation of 'Mabadi ara ahl al-madina al-fadila' (henceforth referred to a...more
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Jan 03, 2011
 
Illuminations: Essays and Reflections
4.34
Review:

August 2006

Of Benjamin, Dwarfs and Angels

The depth of Benjamin's pessimism has, I think, been underestimated.

"The story is told of an automati...more
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Jan 03, 2011
 
The Orwell Reader: Fiction, Essays, and Reportage
4.38
Review:

August 2006

Homage to Orwell

The honesty and realism of Orwell never ceases to amaze. He opens 'Shooting an Elephant', the first story in this co...more
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Jan 03, 2011
 
Ancients and Moderns
4.00
Reviewed 08/24/2006

Ancients and Moderns - but where are the Medievals?

This book, first published in 1964, is very difficult, if not impossible, to fin...more
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Greek Philosophical Terms: A Historical Lexicon
4.62
Review:

February 2007

A very useful resource with one small flaw

This book is of tremendous use to anyone interested in Greek Philosophy. It is a diction...more
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Jan 03, 2011
 
Plato's Dialogues One By One: A Structural Interpretation
4.50
09/24/2004

An intelligent attempt to rescue Plato from Platonism

Tejera is a very intelligent close reader of Plato. He has no patience for the Neoplato...more
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Origen of Alexandria and St. Maximus the Confessor
4.33
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...more
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Jul 12, 2011
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