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Swann's Way
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"I stalled out on this one, but was loving it. Gonna jump back 100 pages and take another run at it. So far WELL worth the time and effort." Feb 08, 2015 12:25PM

 
Moses and Monotheism
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Consider the Lobster by David Foster Wallace
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Nietzsche by Alexander Nehamas
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Consider the Lobster by David Foster Wallace
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Consider the Lobster and Other Essays by David Foster Wallace
"There's a small theme running through some of these essays(1): People trying to bridge the gap between two different camps. In "Authority and American Usage" DFW praises Garner for bridging the gap between the Prescriptionist and the Descriptionis..." Read more of this review »
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The Blue and Brown Books by Ludwig Wittgenstein
The Blue and Brown Books
by Ludwig Wittgenstein
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And I always thought Wittgenstein was just a stuck-up rich kid.

This book changed my definition of what a philosopher's aim OUGHT to do be. Yes. I said it. OUGHT.

This is largely known as a revision or re-directing of his Tractatus, and it's interestin
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Consider the Lobster by David Foster Wallace
" Is anyone reading this on Kindle? How does it handle all the footnotes?

So far quite good. Four essays down.

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