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French Philosophy in the Twentieth Century by Gary Gutting
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Good, thorough introduction to French Philosophy
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French Philosophy in the Twentieth Century by Gary Gutting
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MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood
" Yeah I read the trilogy. But found it kind of lacking....
Its all a bit Twee. Twee Sci-Fi. Cutesy. I didn't like all the cutesy lingo in them.
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MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood
MaddAddam (MaddAddam Trilogy, #3)
by Margaret Atwood (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2014
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Introduction to German Philosophy by Andrew Bowie
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This was a very good summary of German philosophy. I found his summaries of key ideas quite succinct and comprehensible but not over-simplistic and also Bowie is quite good at drawing out the inter-relations between different schools and individual t ...more
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German Philosophy 1760-1860 by Terry Pinkard
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Seemed like a good summary of German Philosophy from Kant to Schopenhauer/Kierkegaard
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Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
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Its difficult to know what to make of this odd book by Nietzsche or how it relates to his other writings at all. I strange wordy tale of a hermit preaching unsuccessfully of the need to overcome man.

I found it a bit of a chore to work through. Perhap
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Make Room! Make Room! by Harry Harrison
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The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Theologico-Philosophico-Melodrama
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The Illusions Of Progress by Georges Sorel
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