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Member: thcson

CollectionsYour library (737), Currently reading (2), Insightful books (105), Classic books (73), Difficult books (37), Badly written books (54), Boring books (43), Partly read books (123), All collections (739)

Reviews430 reviews

Tagsdemocratic theory (26), political philosophy (26), world history (20), greek philosophy (20), roman history (19), political theory (19), social theory (19), philosophy of science (18), european history 500-1500 (16), ethnography (16) — see all tags

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Recommendations27 recommendations

About meI don't read fiction.

About my libraryThis is my reading diary from 1995 to the present. All books are sorted by date in Your library except the ones I'm Currently reading. I've also grouped some books in additional collections:

Insightful books were particularly interesting,
Classic books are old and most of them have been historically influential,
Difficult books required more work than I was able to put in,
Badly written books were too long or lacked clarity,
Boring books were a waste of time,
Partly read books are ones that I didn't read from beginning to end.

Select Insightful books, then a tag, to find good books in specific subject areas.

GroupsNone

Favorite authorsNorberto Bobbio, Robert A. Dahl, Ernest Gellner, Robert E. Goodin, Christopher R. Hallpike, Hans Kelsen, Charles Edward Lindblom, Robert M. MacIver, John Stuart Mill, Karl Popper (Shared favorites)

Homepagehttp://thcson.com

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Real nameThomas Carlsson

LocationFinland

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/thcson (profile)
/catalog/thcson (library)

Member sinceMay 8, 2009

Currently readingThe Quest for Democracy in Iran: A Century of Struggle against Authoritarian Rule by Fakhreddin Azimi
On the People's Terms: A Republican Theory and Model of Democracy (The Seeley Lectures) by Philip Pettit

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