Vote for the November 2012 book of the month

We choose one philosophical book per month to read. Then we discuss it as a group.

Nominate books to be philosophy book of the month.


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June 2017: The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus


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Which book do you want to be the November book of the month?

Poll ended at October 12th, 2012, 10:54 pm

On the Internet (Thinking in Action)
2
40%
After Tocqueville
1
20%
Sophist
2
40%
 
Total votes: 5

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Vote for the November 2012 book of the month

Post by Scott » October 2nd, 2012, 10:54 pm

Please use this topic to cast your vote for the November 2012 philosophy book of the month. The poll will be open for 10 days from the time of this post. Whichever book has the most votes by then will be the November book of the month. Click on the following links for more information about each book:

On the Internet (Thinking in Action) by Hubert L. Dreyfus

After Tocqueville: The Promise and Failure of Democracy by Chilton Williamson, Jr.

Sophist by Plato
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Re: Vote for the November 2012 book of the month

Post by Chinny » October 8th, 2012, 2:20 pm

If we end up going with Sophist, it is very unlikely that everyone will be using the same translation, since there are dozens of translations available. The best we can hope for is that everyone use a translation that sticks with the Stephanus pagination, so that when a passage is quoted, we know where the passage is coming from; page numbers do obviously do not line up across the many translations.

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Re: Vote for the November 2012 book of the month

Post by Clark » October 23rd, 2012, 10:33 pm

Pay close attention to everybody

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