Derrick Singleton

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 78% (7 of 9)
Location: Kent, England
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 1,789,986 - Total Helpful Votes: 7 of 9
Philosophy for Life: And other dangerous situation&hellip by Jules Evans
6 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Roadmap for life, 25 Nov 2012
I came to this book after reading 'A guide to the good life' by William Irvine. I've always been interested in Eastern Philosophy but have never read anything about Greek / Roman philosophy until reading these books. I found they helped to frame ways in which some of my own thought processes work and helped set out a roadmap of practise to play around with and develop these ideas. I've since signed up for a free philosophy course next year which was promoted on Jules Evans website and am taking part in the Stoic week, set up by Exeter University. It's funny how these ideas seem to be gathering momentum and becoming more mainstream now, perhaps as a consequence to the way modern life is… Read more
Conversations with an Assassin: Reflections on Mod&hellip by Antony Cummins Ma
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Thought Provoking, 27 Mar 2010
Received the book yesterday and couldn't put it down. The short essays do make you stop and think about the way society is headed and how this is influenced by the individual choices we all make every day.
I debated some of the issues with my family and it's interesting what strong feelings and opinions we all have and yet are very rarely spoken about.
Something to be re-read and discussed with others to challenge the commonly held viewpoints that modern life has embeded in our subconciousness.