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    I admit it I generally enjoy short philosophy lite books like ROUSSEAU’S DOG Edmund and Eidinow’s earlier WITTGENSTEIN’S POKER was no masterpiece But it was hugely fun So naturally I looked forward to ROUSSEAU’S DOG But DOG is a disappointment It may not be the fault of the authors It might be that the subject matt

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    The dog's tailThe second dognonot Sultan of Rousseauthe dog that always barked and led to the tarnishing of many prominent names This is the story of that dog Well The problem with this dog was that it was undomesticated It barked at anyone and everyone But it's not this dog that caused the problems that are discussed in this bookthe problems which covered decades and multiple renowned personalities It might have been a minor causenot the

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    I don't want to give any of the pleasures of this book away but it is a PERFECT example of Twain's dictum that people NEVER change

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    I think I learned about Rousseau's and Hume's philosophies from this book than from anything else I had read about them including some of their own works Edmonds and Eidinow manage to take philosophy and work it into an intriguing story of two very opposite personalities This was a fun read if a bit dense; howe

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    I was thoroughly enjoying this book until it came to the actual uarrel between Rousseau and Hume which was not two thinkers

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    To think that two great philosophers and “men of reason” — David Hume and Jean Jacues Rousseau — could fall prey to their uncontrollable passions in the Age of Enlightenment make this an exceptionally interesting book The Scotsman Da

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    What I've learned of philosophy was removed from history so I never realized before picking up this book that David Hume and Jean Jacues Rousseau were contemporaries let alone that they had a very public feud The book wasn't what I expected okay to be honest I expected an episode of the odd couple in which one of the protagonists denies causality But what I received instead was a well written painstakingly researched history with a solid th

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    I admit that I was less interested in how well Rousseau and Hume got along or didn't get along than I was in comparisons of their philosophywhich was scarce in this book

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    Really entertaining full or references to other works good overview full gallery of prominent names of the period very nice

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    What a complicated story and what mass of letters the writers of this book must have had to findlocate and read and then did they really re read Hume and Rousseau? I have my doubts on that point as there seems to be so little of the philosophy and the ideas of both men in that book and for that matter so little about his dog We learn he had a first dog who died and he was heart broken then he got a second one and named him SULTA

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Gly took refuge with his respected counterpart But within months the exile was loudly accusing his benefactor of plotting to dishonor him which prompted a most uncharacteristically violent response from Hume And so began a remarkable war of Dog Two Great PDF #10003 words Dog Two Great Thinkers at PDF or and actions that ensnared many of the leading figures in British and French society and bec. To think that two great philosophers and men of reason David Hume and Jean Jacues Rousseau could fall prey to

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In Two Great MOBI #245 philosopher novelist composer and political provocateur Jean Jacues Rousseau was a fugitive decried by his enemies as a dangerous madman Meanwhile David Hume now recognized as the foremost philosopher in the English language was being universally lauded as a paragon of decency And so Rousseau Rousseau's Dog MOBI #224 came to England with his beloved dog Sultan and willin. The dog s tailThe second dognonot Sultan of Rousseauthe dog that always barked and led to the tarnishing of many prominent

Free read ½ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ô David Edmonds

Ame the talk of intellectual EuropeRousseau's Dog is the fascinating true story of the bitter and very public uarrel that turned the Age of Enlightenment's two most influential thinkers into Dog Two Great Thinkers at PDF or deadliest of foes a most human tale of compassion treachery anger and revenge of celebrity and its price of shameless spin of destroyed reputations and shattered friendship. Really entertaining full or references to other works good overview full gallery of prominent names of the period very nice