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March 2017
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reviewed: Everything I Never Told You
Very good book to listen to with a partner. Any one who grew up in a family or has a family (practically everyone) can relat...
Everything I Never Told You - Celeste Ng
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March 2017
09
reviewed: The Purple Diaries: Mary Astor and the Most Sensational Hollywood Scandal of the 1930s
I knew I was going to love this book the moment the author started talking about John Barrymore. At the core of the book it's...
The Purple Diaries: Mary Astor and the Most Sensational Hollywood Scandal of the 1930s - Joseph Egan
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March 2017
08
reviewed: The Enlightenment Invention of the Modern Self,
As I was listening to this lecture series I was telling my wife why I thought it was so important for us to understand the na...
The Enlightenment Invention of the Modern Self, - Leo Damrosch
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March 2017
05
reviewed: Civilization and Its Discontents (The Standard Edition) (Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud)
At one time it was wrongly believed that ontogeny recapitulates phylogeny (i.e. the embryonic stages mirrors the development ...
Civilization and Its Discontents (The Standard Edition) (Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud) - Sigmund Freud, James Strachey, Peter Gay
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March 2017
03
reviewed: From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds
There is intelligent design. It's just not what the creationist think it is. Nature gives us competencies without comprehen...
From Bacteria to Bach and Back: The Evolution of Minds - Daniel C. Dennett
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March 2017
02
reviewed: We Are Legion (We Are Bob)
This book appealed to both my wife and myself. We made time to listen to it beyond our normal listening routine because we fo...
We Are Legion (We Are Bob) - Dennis E. Taylor, Dennis  Taylor
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February 2017
25
reviewed: The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity
"If anything matters, then every thing matters". The author said that line twice within the book. The first time he said it, ...
The Shack: Where Tragedy Confronts Eternity - Wm. Paul Young, Brad Cummings, Wayne Jacobsen
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February 2017
23
reviewed: The Pilgrim's Progress
Bunyan leaves nothing to the imagination. All the characters that "Christian" meet on his journey to the Celestial Kingdom a...
The Pilgrim's Progress - John Bunyan
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February 2017
17
reviewed: The Birth of Tragedy
Nietzsche is really speaking about the death of tragedy not its birth. He really doesn't like humanism in any of its variati...
The Birth of Tragedy - Friedrich Nietzsche, Michael Tanner, Shaun Whiteside
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February 2017
16
reviewed: Giant's Star
This author really likes educating his reader about science and the moving parts that go into making up possible theories abo...
Giant's Star - James P. Hogan
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February 2017
15
reviewed: Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion
I don't like most of the New Atheists (Dennett is the exception). They take their arguments beyond the point they should. T...
Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion - David Hume, Martin Bell
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February 2017
12
reviewed: Ecclesiastical History of the English People
If two brothers had married two sisters and one of the brothers and sisters have died can the survivors marry? I liked the bo...
Ecclesiastical History of the English People - Bede, Leo Sherley-Price, D.H. Farmer, Ronald E. Latham
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February 2017
06
reviewed: A Companion to Hegel
I love Hegel. I only discovered him last year when I had stumbled upon his Phenomenology quite by accident where on a whim I ...
A Companion to Hegel - Stephen Houlgate, Michael Baur
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February 2017
04
reviewed: Humboldt's Gift
What a shallow author. He longs for a world that never was and is a wanna be for the ways things aren't. The story is decen...
Humboldt's Gift - Saul  Bellow
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January 2017
26
reviewed: Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals
Never trust what modern writers say about classic works of Philosophy. Kant is not only relevant because of the influence he ...
Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysics of Morals - Immanuel Kant
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