Mr. Nigel Palmer

Helpful votes received on reviews: 84% (38 of 45)
Location: England


Top Reviewer Ranking: 371,571 - Total Helpful Votes: 38 of 45
Consciousness and Berkeley's Metaphysics (PSI Info&hellip by Peter B. Lloyd
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
A fascinating, closely argued book in defence of Berkeley`s metaphysics. To say that mental monism is a minority position in the philosophy of mind is an understatement, but this is hardly an argument against it, and many of us would argue that whatever the solution to `The hard problem of consciousness` turns out to be, it will be very counter intuitive indeed. All options need to be closely considered, and Mr Lloyd provided an excellent service in arguing the case for this option.

This book requires no previous knowledge from its readers, as all terms, definitions and arguments are carefully explained along the way, however the breadth of material and the necessarily rapid… Read more
Static On The Airwaves ~ Levellers
11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars DECENT ALBUM, 26 Jun 2012
Sorry to break the run of five stars, but although this album is decent enough, with excellent production, a variety of material and plenty of prominent fiddle, the tunes often failed to take hold of me and were, in general, not terribly memorable. One exception to this is the final track - the Recruiting Sargent - which I found so different in style to what came before it ( and with a very explicit `political` message too ) that the end of the album `jarred`.

All reviews are subjective, and I must declare my personal preferance for higher energy Levellers songs, which are sadly absent from this album. That is why I so enjoyed their previous effort `Letters`, which grabbed hold… Read more
Patrick Moore's Data Book of Astronomy by Patrick Moore
20 of 20 people found the following review helpful
This monumental work is the latest incarnation of a book that was first published some fifty years ago now, and is the first edition to appear in the last ten. In this time astronomy and planetary science have advanced enormously, so it is no surprise to discover that the text has been updated and even in some cases extensively added to and revamped, to take into account the discoveries of recent unmanned missions to the sun, moon and planets( as far as the end of 2010 ) , not to mention such recent cutting edge topics as extrasolar planets, dark matter and dark energy.

The range and depth of material collected together in this work can best be gauged by surveying some of the… Read more