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Who do you love more than philosophers such as Nietzsche, Kierkegaard, DeBeauvoir and Socrates? And now to discover that they failed at love like we did, these wisest people who... Read morePublished on September 24, 2013 by John Fraiser
I found this book very interesting! I thought it was great how many of the people in the book had such strong opinions on a subject that many of them failed at miserably!! Read morePublished on June 23, 2013 by saisha
Short overviews of the affairs and moral failings of those we mortals assume are wiser and better than the rest of us humans.Published on April 5, 2013 by nancy
Would have been a more interesting read if it had been organized chronologically. I kept having to flip back and forth to get myself oriented as to the era in which the... Read morePublished on March 28, 2013 by janegrace
Any form of human science is likely to make itself impossible and prohibited when social splatology includes the mentalities of a diverse sample that includes the twisted lives... Read morePublished on March 23, 2012 by Bruce P. Barten
Logical positivism, existentialism, whatever--it seems the greatest minds of all time came a cropper on the most basic application of philosophy, how to live. Read morePublished on November 22, 2011 by R. K. Ltd
This is a great book for anyone to read---whether you enjoy philosophy or not. It humanizes these great minds and proves that no matter who you are, love can tear you down or build... Read morePublished on April 13, 2011 by C. Trudeau
I have mixed feelings about this book. I do agree with Massimo Pigliucci, that this book had the prospect of being a great book. Read morePublished on March 26, 2011 by R. Aldred