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Posted Dec 12, 2014 - 9:49 AM:

'Incognito' by David Eagleman.

It deals with a lot of topics that float across this forum. Neuroscience! The sexiest science there is. I'll stop drooling on my keyboard now.

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Posted Dec 14, 2014 - 6:33 AM:

Heidegger on Plato's Doctrine of Truth

Surprisingly I found this essay extremely profound, and I enjoyed it more than I thought I would. I largely agree with Heidegger's criticism and exposition and found both of them to be very clear. The essay spoke to me one could say...
On Dec 17, 2014 - 4:51 PM, Erik responded: Nice. Look forward to detailed thoughts on this work moving forward...
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Posted Dec 15, 2014 - 7:54 PM:

Foucault's Pendulum by Umberto Eco
On Dec 15, 2014 - 10:32 PM, Csalisbury responded: Such a great book
On Dec 16, 2014 - 7:12 PM, Maw responded: Loved The Name of the Rose so very excited for this.
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Posted Dec 16, 2014 - 6:33 AM:

Ethics of the Real, Alenka Zupančič
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma, Bessel van der Kolk
The Conscious Brain: How Attention Engenders Experience, Jesse J. Prinz
How I Became Stupid, Martin Page
Out of the Dark, Patrick Modiano
Suspended Sentences, Patrick Modiano
The Three-Body Problem, Cixin Liu

Edited by 180 Proof on Dec 17, 2014 - 1:09 AM. Reason: -_____-
On Dec 16, 2014 - 9:16 AM, StreetlightX responded: That Zupančič book is easily one of my favorites, ever. Best read together with Henrik Joker Bjerre's Kantian Deeds, if you can find it (and -why not?- Zupančič''s book on comedy).
On Dec 16, 2014 - 9:53 PM, 180 Proof responded: Neither a kantian-hegelian (re: spinozist) nor lacanian (re: cognitivist), I'm reading Zupančič on Žižek's recommendation. Why? I've been Žižek's bitch the last few months. Anyway, so far so good. wink
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Posted Dec 16, 2014 - 9:17 AM:

Jacques Derrida - Writing and Difference
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Posted Dec 16, 2014 - 4:19 PM:

War & War Laszlo Krasznahorkai

Got the first volume of Sloterdijk's Spheres as a self-ordered xmas gift and am really looking forward to it.
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Posted Dec 16, 2014 - 8:45 PM:

Currently rereading my copy of The Cambridge Companion to Kierkegaard.
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