What makes the book really predictable, however, is the fact that his problem or complaint with everyone is the exact same.
A background knowledge of the philosophers discussed is implied by the author, so I would not recommend it to anyone who is especially new to the field of philosophy.
I would not recommend this book for the first six chapters; I almost wish there was an abridged version of the first six chapters available in their stead.
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