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Fear and Trembling
4.01
it was amazing
I can't even tell you how long this book has been tormenting me. Years. I've made at least two serious attempts to read it in the past, working my poo ...more
Dec 31, 2013
Aug 15, 2012
 
Religion for Atheists: A Non-believer's Guide to the Uses of Religion
3.63
really liked it
I have put off writing this review for quite some time as I've been resisting outing the thoughts I have in my head regarding religion. I know, I was ...more
Feb 19, 2013
Feb 17, 2013
 
On the Shortness of Life
4.24
really liked it
This book I bought at Book People in Austin, both because I have a weakness for Penguin's Great Ideas series in general, and also because the title in ...more
Oct 21, 2012
Dec 31, 2012
 
The Consolations of Philosophy
3.99
really liked it
Recently I've been following De Botton on Facebook, and watching his lectures has reminded me how much I enjoy the way he presents his arguments (even ...more
Dec 2012
Dec 31, 2012
 
Against Purity: Living Ethically in Compromised Times
4.04
really liked it
The desire for purity - especially philosophical/ethical/political purity, is something I've found myself often pondering since the presidential campa ...more
Apr 26, 2017
Feb 07, 2017
 
Orphan Black and Philosophy (Popular Culture and Philosophy)
3.67
really liked it
I was 2/3 of the way through watching all of Orphan Black when this book started stalking me at the library. It found itself a perch just one shelf do ...more
Aug 2017
Jul 13, 2017
 
On the Nature of the Universe
3.97
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Aug 15, 2012
 
Critique of Judgement
4.06
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Aug 15, 2012
 
On Love
3.97
really liked it
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Nov 26, 2012
 
The Spectrum of Consciousness
4.28
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Aug 15, 2012
 
City of God
3.89
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Aug 15, 2012
 
The Examined Life: Philosophical Meditations
3.74
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Aug 15, 2012
 
Letters from a Stoic: Epistulae Morales Ad Lucilium
4.33
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May 31, 2015
 
Conversations on Consciousness: What the Best Minds Think about the Brain, Free Will, and What It Means to Be Human
4.00
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Nov 26, 2007
 
The Art of Happiness: A Handbook for Living
4.15
really liked it
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Nov 26, 2007
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