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Philosophy: Basic Readings
Nigel Warburton
Against Method: Outline of an Anarchistic Theory of Knowledge
Paul Karl Feyerabend
Arguably: Selected Essays
Christopher Hitchens
Philosophy of Science (Science & Mathematics) (Philosophy & Intellectual History)
Jeffrey L. Kasser
David Mitchell: Critical Essays
Sarah Dillon
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I was very impressed with this book when it talked about the physical sciences. Much less I would say when it talked about ev...
The Devil's Delusion: Atheism and Its Scientific Pretensions - David Berlinski
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2.5 StarsI read this as part of the readings required for a course called The Modern And The Postmodern on Coursera given by ...
The First and Second Discourses - Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Judith R. Masters, Roger D. Masters
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Just read this in the bookstore. Rather good, but wrongly titled. It is more like a love letter by Barnes to Books. The physi...
A Life with Books - Julian Barnes
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July 2013
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reviewed: The Self and Its Brain
John Searle, in his book [b:Mind: A Brief Introduction|51905|Mind A Brief Introduction|John Rogers Searle|http://d202m5krfqb...
The Self and Its Brain - Karl R. Popper;John C. Eccles
July 2013
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Here Bertrand Russell sets himself the task of analyzing the effects of science on society in addition to trying to extrapola...
The Impact of Science on Society - Bertrand Russell
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June 2013
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It is curious to see how Hitchens ended up being with Harris, Dawkins and Dennett in one camp, at least in the public imagina...
Letters to a Young Contrarian - Christopher Hitchens
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I really can’t remember how this book ended up on my to-read shelf. As I recently wanted to read a book on the history of tho...
The Passion Of The Western Mind: Understanding the Ideas That Have Shaped Our World View - Richard Tarnas
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An interesting talk by Smolin, apparently of the ideas outlined in this book, can be found in this link, with an equally inte...
Time Reborn: From the Crisis in Physics to the Future of the Universe - Lee Smolin
April 2013
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Hearing about this book being praised for having a unique ability to explore the religious belief "from the inside", and real...
36 Arguments for the Existence of God: A Work of Fiction - Rebecca Newberger Goldstein
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This book started fine and got somewhat better till the letdown in the last 50 pages. I really liked the premise. The ideas a...
Embassytown - China Miéville
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How good people could be driven to be cruel and callous is the thing I would most probably take away from this book. It just ...
The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
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Goodreads must really consider adopting ratings with 0.5 increments. I would really rate this book 2.5 stars or even 3 on a g...
Rocks of Ages: Science and Religion in the Fullness of Life - Stephen Jay Gould
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March 2013
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This was a good little book and its central character was very interesting. Though it once was marketed as a book about Autis...
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Haddon
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A seminal text of Existentialism, Notes from Underground is one of the finest works of Dostoyevsky, and one that captures the...
Notes from Underground - Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Ronald Wilks
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This was terrible. Though small portions of it were somewhat clever (below average really), other parts were so dumb and/or i...
The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ - Philip Pullman
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