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Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius
Ludwig Wittgenstein: The Duty of Genius
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5.0 out of 5 stars wonderful, 27 Jan 2014
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A beautifully written account that is both philosophically precise and lucid without being outputting for a non-philosopher yet entirely human in the treatment of one of the 20th centuries most intriguing personalities. All thoroughly researched and set against the context of one of the most interesting points in recent history - Nazism, Zionism, Freud, Kraus and many more. A magisterial work thoroughly recommended.


The gospel in brief
The gospel in brief
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1.0 out of 5 stars UNREADABLE, 27 Jan 2014
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Awful - all over the place. Don't purchase under any circumstances. Try a preview to see! Truly truly awful version.


Getting the Buggers to Learn in FE: Dealing with the Headaches and Realities of College Life (Essential FE Toolkit)
Getting the Buggers to Learn in FE: Dealing with the Headaches and Realities of College Life (Essential FE Toolkit)
by Angela Steward
Edition: Paperback
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1.0 out of 5 stars The usual gimmick ridden anti-educational rubbish, 5 Jan 2013
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Don't bother. A whole lot of gimmick driven tokens without reference to the substance of education. A sad indicator of the state of FE today where dumbed down skills first consumerism takes pride of place.


Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals (Vintage classics)
Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals (Vintage classics)
by Iris Murdoch
Edition: Paperback
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5.0 out of 5 stars A rare treasure, 5 Jan 2013
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Murdoch's meditations have a rare humanity to them for a work of metaphysics. The colossal scope of this work, spanning everything from Plato to Heidegger, the philosophy of mind to politics, morality and aesthetics is truly enlightening. Her witty and generous tributes to the likes of Schopenhauer and the qualified and wholly appropriate criticisms of the likes of Derrida, alongside clear and surgical analysis of Wittgenstein put this up as one of the most intelligent and unpretentious works of philosophy I have read. Wholly recommended to the general reader as well as the specialist philosopher, who she does a commendable job of bringing down to earth (but not too far).


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