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User Review  - Dorritt - LibraryThing

This surprisingly readable tale leverages the tale of Descarte’s bones as a framework upon which to hang an engaging exploration of how Descarte’s rationalist philosophy laid the groundwork for today ... Read full review

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User Review  - Chicalicious - LibraryThing

Melanie can't understand why her three year old can't talk and avoids all sorts of human interaction. When they, Melanie and her husband Stephen, finally find the cause of why their son is the way he ... Read full review

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User Review  - SqueakyChu - LibraryThing

This is a good book which I appreciated much more after I read it completely and also read "A note from the author". During my read of the novel, I thought it was transforming into a competition ... Read full review

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User Review  - mainrun - LibraryThing

This is a crazy book. I did not like the style at first. Ever been in a room where multiple people are having different conversations? That was what it seemed. At one point I thought about taking one ... Read full review

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User Review  - zenhead - LibraryThing

I have read several of Chuck PPalahniuk's books, and found them all to be unique in their own right. "Rant," is no different. This is a story of a typical bizarre Palahniuk character, told in the form ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sandydog1 - LibraryThing

A rambling essay on reason and religion, with smatterings of taxonomy, phrenology, mesmerism, the metric system, museums, embryology, comparative anatomy, the French Revolution, chemistry and a few ... Read full review

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User Review  - jeff.maynes - LibraryThing

This is a delightful book. It uses the curious history to tell the story of several episodes in the development of Modern thought, and to relate this into a broader theme about the struggle between ... Read full review

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User Review  - Michael_Taylor - LibraryThing

Highly recommended: Shorto maps the continuing odyssey of Descartes' earthly remains to the evolving discussion between faith and reason ultimately derived from the philosopher's cogito. Fittingly ... Read full review

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User Review  - paperhouses - LibraryThing

Seemed like chick lit for autism moms. Was entertaining, poignant, a little on the harlequin romance side with the perfect child-play-therapist-who-saves-the-child developing into a love interest. But shoot, if we don't need a little escapist fantasy, who does? Read full review

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User Review  - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing

A fun romp through Church history, which loses a little bit of its fun by the constant apologetics the author presents for the bad behavior of the saints, and his constant insistence that only the ... Read full review


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