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Books for Next Discussion

August 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Here are a list of books that are candidates for the next discussion:
You can vote here : http://anselmphilosophy.com/gbs/poll

Selected Stories by Kurt Vonnegut

Short, easy to read
Humorous in a disturbing way.

 
Ishmael, Daniel Quinn

Story of a talking gorilla
May [...]

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Tags: Book Lists · Great Books Society

Great Books Society: Book Suggestions

October 1st, 2007 · No Comments

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe.
The Wikipedia entry is here:
There are study guides available for this book here
and here
The Kite Runner by Khaled Housseini
Strange Attractors by Rebecca Goldstein
Stories of the Night by Peter Hoeg
The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Full text
Letters from Earth by Mark Twain
Full text
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Tags: Book Lists · Great Books Society · News

Podcast: Philosophy Department’s List of Influential Books

September 18th, 2007 · No Comments

The members of the Philosophy Department were asked to talk about a book that has influenced them. Here are the results:
You can listen to the Podcast here.
David Banach- The Divine Comedy   By: Dante Alighieri
 The Divine Comedy on Amazon.com
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James Mahoney- Images of Hope   By: William Lynch
 Images of Hope on [...]

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