Post Number:#1 by Scott » August 2nd, 2012, 1:58 pm
Please use this topic to cast your vote for the September philosophy book of the month. The poll will be open for 10 days. Whichever book has the most votes by then will be the September philosophy book of the month. Click on the following links to learn more about each book:
Post Number:#4 by Chinny » August 22nd, 2012, 11:13 am
I would be excited to participate in a discussion of a book of the month, but it would be good to have some classical texts among the options -- texts from authors like Aristotle, Kant, Leibniz, Heidegger, etc. It would be a good way for non-academics to become acquainted with classical thinkers. My advice (if worth anything) would be to select books that people will remember having read years from now. But perhaps I am wrong...
Choosing a work by any of the particular authors you mention would be to put a lot on people's plates! For in the case of at least many books by those philosophers, just interpreting (let alone assessing) the text tends to be very difficult. But perhaps you could do short pieces (and perhaps these sorts of things have been discussed already on the site - in which case, apologies!).