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by amateurphilosophynerd
Sat Nov 28, 2009 10:16 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?
Replies: 174
Views: 37797

Re: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?

This List is updated every time I finish a book be it Audiobooks which are in Italics and normally from Librivox or conventional paper copy. 1.Book 1 Study is Hard Work Armstrong 2.Book 2 Gang Leader for a Day 3.Book 3 Jeffrey Deaver The Broken Window 4.Book 4 Snyder and Mitchell Cultural Locations ...
by amateurphilosophynerd
Sun Nov 01, 2009 12:55 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?
Replies: 174
Views: 37797

Re: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?

Happy Halloween/All Saints Day me I don't 'do' Halloween but Happy day nonetheless. I think her ideas on emotions should be taken into account in legal ideas as they affect both men and women. Men need to be encouraged to let it out just like we all need emotional care. In that sense her ideas shoul...
by amateurphilosophynerd
Sat Oct 24, 2009 10:47 pm
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: Philosophy Now magazine Suggestions Box
Replies: 138
Views: 56447

Re: Suggestions Box

This is reassuring.
by amateurphilosophynerd
Fri Oct 23, 2009 4:36 pm
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: Philosophy Now magazine Suggestions Box
Replies: 138
Views: 56447

Re: Suggestions Box

It is possible to have detailed biographical accounts of PN Editorial Board just so we know where they are coming from. If someone espouses a particular viewpoint ie godless is cool it might be best to be a bit more upfront about it. ( I am on Richard Dawkins Forum and have a whole Research Project ...
by amateurphilosophynerd
Sat Oct 03, 2009 3:45 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?
Replies: 174
Views: 37797

Re: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?

I finished Nussbaum's Upheaval of Emotions a mega tome of 766pages now I am reading Glover Causing death and Saving Lives and Richard Dawkins The God Delusion which looks like a deconstruction exercise albeit an intelligent one. I plan to follow with Steven Lukes 'Relativism' so its all gist to the ...
by amateurphilosophynerd
Mon Sep 28, 2009 12:31 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Faith and Books
Replies: 0
Views: 1688

Re: Faith and Books

I am struggling as a Christian but I would HAPPILY devour the Atheist Reading Lists and participate in their Forums. I am a member of RDF (Richard Dawkins Forums) which is potentially a place of massive learning. I don't wish to hide any Christian belief but I also will not transgress rule about not...
by amateurphilosophynerd
Mon Sep 28, 2009 12:23 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?
Replies: 174
Views: 37797

Re: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading? nussbaum finished!

I finished Nussbaum 'Upheavals of the Emotions, the Intelligence of the Emotions' last night all 714 pages before we meet the rather substantive Bibliography. Book 26 out of 50 proposed Reading List for this year. I am trying to work out what to read next. Charles Taylor: Modern Social Imaginaries S...
by amateurphilosophynerd
Thu Aug 27, 2009 8:50 pm
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?
Replies: 174
Views: 37797

Re: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?

Richard Dawkins The God Delusion ( 200 pages) and 214 pages to go of Nussbaum's Upheaval of the Emotions I am aiming for the magic 24 then 25 to be 50% of the way through 50 Book Goal including of course beloved Librivox Audiobooks mainly but not exclusively in Philosophy (yes one DOES need to liste...
by amateurphilosophynerd
Thu Aug 27, 2009 8:48 pm
Forum: Aesthetics
Topic: Poetry here.
Replies: 1088
Views: 155188

Re: Poetry Bin

The Bed is where I like to be, that special warmth, enclosing me. Like a womb, where I do hide. Away from where I can be espied. The Bed is where I like to be, make mine a Boudoir that's where I need to be. Laptop, TV and Iphone to 'earn' the relaxing bed. a place to learn. Oh dear I speak thou in c...
by amateurphilosophynerd
Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:50 pm
Forum: About this Forum
Topic: Community
Replies: 29
Views: 17643

Re: Community

Us ignoramusus need feeding *intellectul zoo* and or Explorer heading off into foreign and unchartered territories.
by amateurphilosophynerd
Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:50 pm
Forum: About this Forum
Topic: Community
Replies: 29
Views: 17643

Re: Community

Te he he he he he he *mischievous* *snatches a juicy paper/public lecture/book title etc from the internet* *mischievous levels soar somewhat exponentially.....spreads the love xxx *rick lewis and co wonder on earth we got 'ere*
by amateurphilosophynerd
Mon Aug 24, 2009 5:30 pm
Forum: About this Forum
Topic: Community
Replies: 29
Views: 17643

Re: Community

Happy Birthday Nikolai and how would you frame your birthday wishes (perhaps with an short explanation for the ignoramouses among us)??
by amateurphilosophynerd
Mon Aug 24, 2009 5:24 pm
Forum: About the Magazine
Topic: Issue 74 - Ways of Knowing.
Replies: 13
Views: 6076

Re: Issue 74 - Ways of Knowing.

I will put it on my list as that sounds like a very interesting argument. :)
by amateurphilosophynerd
Sat Aug 22, 2009 12:17 am
Forum: General Philosophical Discussion
Topic: Philosophy videos
Replies: 104
Views: 41250

Re: Philosophy videos

Rick you should really open up a section of ACCESSIBLE Philosophy Sources not ones where one is likely to be asked for an Institutional login as a vast number of us bar Academics and Students cannot access such Repositories.
by amateurphilosophynerd
Sat Aug 22, 2009 12:15 am
Forum: Book Club
Topic: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?
Replies: 174
Views: 37797

Re: Current Reads: What is Everyone Reading?

Ive just finished reading cancer ward by Solzhenitsyn, brilliant book, really gets you thinking about questions of how far you take the idea of "saving" someone. Makes you think about people's different perceptions of a problem too. Anyone read it? Also Im thinking of reading In Cold Blood next. An...