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From Socrates to Sartre: the Philosophic quest

Contents The Indestructible Questions. Literary Criticism from Plato to the Present. Instead, my background was in political philosophy and ideology.

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The print throughout most of the book is uncomfortably small except for the section describing the contents, the suggestions for further reading, and the glossary.

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See what I mean, now how am I going to refocus you on Philosophy? Overall rating No ratings yet 0. I hope that none of my fellow dedicated readers and Goodreads friends will think less of me, because I have to admit that aocrates book was totally and completely over my head, uninteresting, and a cumbersome, painful, super boring reading experience that has actually wanted me to beg off reading anymore general philosophy books, or most appropriately monikered TOMES in the future.

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