Reading List for April, 2021: One Lonely Book
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Reading List for April, 2021: One Lonely Book

A very frustrating month where I read a ton, but only finished one book. Things are looking better for May though… On the Future of our Educational Institutions by Friedrich Nietzsche My Philosophy professors this summer have developed a maddening habit of assigning portions of books for us to read. The result is that I…

Top Ten Books of 2020
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Top Ten Books of 2020

Here are the ten best books I read in 2020. The are listed in the order I read them. You can see my entire reading list here. Escape from Rome by Walter Scheidel Rome fell, and that’s a good thing. Reason, Faith, and the Struggle for Western Civilization by Samuel Gregg The uneasy relationship between…

Reading List for November, 2020: A Brazilian Philosopher, an Assistant Pig Keeper, Some Consequential Ideas, and more…
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Reading List for November, 2020: A Brazilian Philosopher, an Assistant Pig Keeper, Some Consequential Ideas, and more…

Introdução ao Filosofar (Introduction to Philosophizing) by Berg A. Bornheim Introduction to Philosophizing (in Portuguese, “Introdução ao Filosofar”) is a work by the late Brazilian philosopher Berg A. Bornheim. In it, he examines the origins of philosophical thought, not just as it was born in ancient Greece, but as it is born in the mind…