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Stephen Colbert and Philosophy: I Am Philosophy (And So Can You!)
3.44
Some of the essays seemed to stretch the connection between Stephen Colbert/The Colbert Report and philosophy, but the book does cover two very good s...more
May 31, 2009
May 23, 2009
 
The Big Bang Theory and Philosophy
3.56
I can't wait to read this! It was a surprise Christmas present... I didn't even know it existed! Awesome -- The Big Bang Theory, nerds, and philosophy...more
Jan 11, 2014
Dec 26, 2013
 
Hellenistic Philosophy; Introducing Readings
3.78
snippets and longer writings about Epicureanism, Stoicism, and Scepticism (some by the actual philosophers).

The book is a good reference, but kind of...more
Jun 2007
Jul 03, 2007
 
Science and Religion: Are They Compatible?
3.63
Most of the essays in this book are interesting, but a higher percentage than I would like is more about "science vs. religion" and *whether* they're...more
May 07, 2013
Jul 01, 2007
 
The Daily Show and Philosophy: Moments of Zen in the Art of Fake News
3.67
Essays about The Daily Show and how it fits into pop culture, especially relating to its influence on media, its viewers' awareness, philosophy of cur...more
Dec 30, 2007
Sep 23, 2007
 
The Ultimate Lost and Philosophy: Think Together, Die Alone
3.71
This one is slightly better than the original version, Lost and Philosophy: The Island Has Its Reasons, because the first part is now devoted to time...more
Jul 03, 2012
Aug 06, 2010
 
The Tao of Pooh
3.99
Pooh is so wise! Books like these are a really great way to explain complicated ideas (like philosophy) in really simple ways. I can understand the th...more
Aug 2003
Jul 02, 2007
 
Philosophy of Religion: An Anthology
3.90
This book does a great job of presenting both sides of religious arguments such as "Does God exist?" "Why is there evil if God exists?" "What are the...more
Jul 2006
Jun 25, 2007
 
Harry Potter and Philosophy: If Aristotle Ran Hogwarts
4.37
Another wonderful book in the Popular Culture and Philosophy series. I wavered between giving it 3 and 4 stars, but decided that since some of the ess...more
Feb 08, 2014
Aug 06, 2010
 
Civilization and Its Discontents
3.71
Interesting read. Freud's analysis of civilization includes the theory that the development of civilization mirrors the development of an individual p...more
May 31, 2006
Jul 03, 2007
 
A New Aristotle Reader
3.49
A good smattering of Aristotle's texts and major ideas. Includes all of or major portions of Physics, On the Heavens, On the Soul, Metaphysics, Nicoma...more
Jan 2006
Jul 03, 2007
 
The Politics and The Constitution of Athens
3.78
Not nearly as good as the more philosophical writings. He does have some interesting things to say about governments and how they are/should be laid o...more
Feb 02, 2014
Jun 22, 2008
 
The Ultimate Harry Potter and Philosophy: Hogwarts for Muggles
4.37
Another book from the Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture series. Like most of the books, there were a few dud essays, but most of them were decent o...more
Mar 25, 2014
Aug 06, 2010
 
The Republic
3.85
Pretty good version. No notes, but helpful headings w/ who's talking on each page and a (sometimes not so brief) summary of what's being discussed.
Mar 2005
Jul 03, 2007
 
The Future of an Illusion (The Standard Edition)  (Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud)
3.78
A quick analysis, from a psychological and philosophical standpoint, of religion and how it was constructed by and for civilization.
Jan 09, 2010
Jul 06, 2008
 
The Trials of Socrates: Six Classic Texts
4.02
The trial of Socrates, as depicted by the writings of Plato, Aristophanes, and Xenophon.
Apr 2007
Jul 03, 2007
 
Five Dialogues: Euthyphro/Apology/Crito/Meno/Phaedo
4.07
Ah, Plato. How well you teach us about history and how to live.
Oct 2006
Jul 09, 2007
 
Republic
3.85
Good version (great notes) of Plato's classic.
Jan 2007
Jul 03, 2007
 
An Incomplete Education
3.93
A fun and wonderful reference book.
Dec 1995
Dec 24, 2007
 
Philosophy Before Socrates: An Introduction with Texts and Commentary
3.97
Good overview of ancient Greek philosophy.
Dec 2006
Jul 09, 2007
 
Republic
3.85
Good version, good notes.
Oct 2006
Jul 03, 2007
 
The Classics of Western Philosophy: A Reader's Guide
5.00
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Jul 10, 2010
 
A History of Western Philosophy
4.03
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May 04, 2008
 
On God and Religion (Great Books in Philosophy)
4.14
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Jun 08, 2008
 
101 Key Terms in Philosophy and Their Importance for Theology
4.00
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Jun 15, 2008
 
The Stoic and Epicurean Philosophers
2.67
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Jun 22, 2008
 
The Death of Socrates
3.60
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Jun 22, 2008
 
Nicomachean Ethics (Texts in the History of Philosophy)
3.88
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May 2007
Jul 03, 2007
 
The Matrix and Philosophy: Welcome to the Desert of the Real
3.83
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Jun 22, 2008
 
More Matrix and Philosophy: Revolutions and Reloaded Decoded
3.79
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Jun 22, 2008
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