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Geo - I'm glad you're not giving up. I started the book last night, and find it a bit daunting at the moment.


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I had no problem with your post by the way. My participation on forums these days is really sporadic and that's why I didn't respond.


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I'm reading the introduction right now. I'll start a thread on the historical context later because I think it's important to discuss what was going on during this time period. Otherwise, I would think we would discuss this chapter by chapter. That makes perfect sense. I think there are 47 chapters altogether.

heledd, I think it's going to be a challenging read. I suspect that I will read it rather slowly. We might want to take this slowly and give people time to participate in their own way. Let's help each other slog through!

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Robert Tulip wrote:
umm... you did two number twos in your list, and your number four makes no sense at all

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Geo - I'm glad you're not giving up. I started the book last night, and find it a bit daunting at the moment.


You may be better off not reading the selection its self but rather studing an authoritative (contemporary) guidebook. Any resourceful philosophy major would do. 8)



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