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by Paul Strathern


Paul Strathern is author of the popular and critically acclaimed Philosophers in 90 Minutes series. A former Somerset Maugham prize winner, he is also the author of books on history and travel as well as five novels.

Paul Strathern is author of the popular and critically acclaimed Philosophers in 90 Minutes series. Highlights from the series include Nietzsche in 90 Minutes, Aristotle in 90 Minutes, and Plato in 90 Minutes. Mr. Strathern has lectured in philosophy and mathematics and now lives and writes in London. His articles have appeared in a great many newspapers, including the Observer (London) and the Irish Times. His own degree in philosophy came from Trinity College, Dublin

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Borges in 90 Minutes book Great series, especially taken together as a long book of great thought and biography.

Borges in 90 Minutes book. I cannot think of a better way to introduce oneself and one's friends to Western civilization. -Katherine A. Powers, Boston Globe "Well-written, clear and informed, they have a breezy. Great series, especially taken together as a long book of great thought and biography. Oct 27, 2011 Maggie rated it liked it. Shelves: biography.

The Philosophy in 90 Minutes series, written by Paul Strathern, is a series of short introductory biographical overviews on well-known philosophers, set in brief historical context, along with brief impressions of their philosophies

The Philosophy in 90 Minutes series, written by Paul Strathern, is a series of short introductory biographical overviews on well-known philosophers, set in brief historical context, along with brief impressions of their philosophies. The books are also produced in audio format; read by narrator Robert Whitfield. The series’ intent is to "write about the philosophers' lives, adding in a few of their ideas".

series The Great Writers in 90 Minutes Series. You have this audiobook

Narrated by Simon Vance. series The Great Writers in 90 Minutes Series. You have this audiobook. The book also includes a list of Borges’ chief works, a chronology of his life and times, and recommended reading for those who wish to delve deeper.

Paul Strathern is author of the popular and critically acclaimed . His own degree in philosophy came from Trinity College, Dublin. Библиографические данные.

I like Strathern's books very much, but it seems to me here he chose a subject not especially amenable to this kind of treatment.

What would Kierkegaard have thought about this book? He would have perhaps appreciated Stathern's humor, his narrative skill, his quickness of mind, his emphasizing Kierkegaard's thought as directed not to abstraction but to 'lived life. But he probably would have resented the effort to reduce the complexities of his thought, their contradictions and dialectical intricacies to easily digestible form. I like Strathern's books very much, but it seems to me here he chose a subject not especially amenable to this kind of treatment. Скачать (pdf, 2. 4 Mb) Читать.

Download or stream Borges in 90 Minutes by Paul Strathern, Robert Whitfield for free on hoopla. Part of the Great Writers In 90 Minutes series

Download or stream Borges in 90 Minutes by Paul Strathern, Robert Whitfield for free on hoopla. Weaving fiction with fact, fantastic matter with historical figures, Borges' frequent theme of a wor hoopladigital. Part of the Great Writers In 90 Minutes series. Weaving fiction with fact, fantastic matter with historical figures, Borges' frequent theme of a world where time, culture, and place converge is not only timely but pertinent in our advance toward globalization.

Nietzsche in 90 Minutes Paperback – 1 Sep 1996

Nietzsche in 90 Minutes Paperback – 1 Sep 1996. by Paul Strathern (Author). See all Product description. This book, as well as the entire series, is light in terms philosophical exposition but highly readable and makes a good introduction as well as a good source for historical context and personal stories.

Building on his enormously successful series of Philosophers in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern now applies his witty and incisive prose to brief biographical studies of the world's great writers. He brings their lives and ideas to life in entertaining and accessible fashion. Far from being a novelty, each book is a highly refined appraisal of the writer and his work, authoritative and clearly presented.Applause for Paul Strathern's Philosophers in 90 Minutes series:"Each of these little books is witty and dramatic and creates a sense of time, place, and character....I cannot think of a better way to introduce oneself and one's friends to Western civilization."―Katherine A. Powers, Boston Globe"Well-written, clear and informed, they have a breezy wit about them....I find them hard to stop reading."―Richard Bernstein, New York Times"Witty, illuminating, and blessedly concise."―Jim Holt, Wall Street Journal

Borges in 90 Minutes (Great Writers in 90 Minutes Series) epub download

ISBN13: 978-1566636940

ISBN: 1566636949

Author: Paul Strathern

Category: Literature and Fiction

Subcategory: History & Criticism

Language: English

Publisher: Ivan R. Dee (October 19, 2006)

Pages: 128 pages

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Rating: 4.9

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