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""purpose of philosophy" is fascinating and reasonably welcoming to the non-professional philosopher. the essay following on verification is a swamp of technical vocabulary oh my god." Jun 11, 2013 07:00PM

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"The first three chapters were amazing -- themed history is the BEST -- but the chapter on royal & elite women was a little mushy on its definitions of "royal" and "elite", which would've helped, I think." Oct 22, 2012 11:21AM

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