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Member: thcson

CollectionsYour library (799), Currently reading (2), Insightful books (116), Classic books (75), Difficult books (37), Badly written books (58), Boring books (54), Partly read books (135), For sale (209), All collections (801)

Reviews482 reviews

Tagspolitical philosophy (32), democratic theory (29), political theory (23), european history 500-1500 (22), roman history (20), greek philosophy (20), world history (20), social theory (19), philosophy of science (18), political knowledge (18) — see all tags

MediaNot set (14), Book (787), Paper Book (767), Audiobook (1)

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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 new 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 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.
Books For sale can be bought for a reasonable price + postage.

To find good books in specific fields, select Insightful books and choose a tag.


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


Also onAmazon

Real nameThomas Carlsson


Account typepublic, lifetime

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

Member sinceMay 8, 2009

Currently readingThe Making of Polities: Europe, 1300-1500 (Cambridge Medieval Textbooks) by John Watts
Talking Politics by William A. Gamson

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