Biographies of Philosophers

Biographies and autobiographies about the great thinking men and women in world history.
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message 1: by Annabelle (new)

Annabelle I like this list ... is there a way to save it so I can reference it later? (i.e. if I want to read some of these later?) I'm new here so any tips are appreciated.


Susanna - Censored by GoodReads You could add the individual books to your "to-read" list?


message 3: by Aubrey (new)

Aubrey There's an awful lot of fiction on this list.


message 4: by Michael (new)

Michael was expecting Nausea by Sartre if TS Eliot makes the list...


message 5: by Antonomasia (last edited Jan 14, 2016 11:03AM) (new)

Antonomasia It would seem entirely reasonable to remove the poetry books, the Shakespeare and the fiction as miscategorised. Might just make a start on that now, though there are quite a few.

Gone:
e.e. cummings 2x poetry collections
T.S. Eliot 2x poetry collections
Complete Works of Shakespeare
Ernest Hemingway, In Our Time
Guy de Maupassant, Le Horla
Edgar Allen Poe, Complete Stories
Philosophical novels:
Voltaire, Candide
Herman Hesse, Siddhartha

Left: Blake's poetry & prose as unfamiliar with the prose, don't know if it contains philosophical autobiography
Machiavelli's The Prince, biography of tyrants, but arguable.


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