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Member: thcson

CollectionsYour library (766), Currently reading (1), Insightful books (111), Classic books (74), Difficult books (37), Badly written books (54), Boring books (46), Partly read books (127), For sale (34), All collections (767)

Reviews458 reviews

Tagsdemocratic theory (29), political philosophy (29), political theory (22), greek philosophy (20), world history (20), roman history (19), social theory (19), political knowledge (18), philosophy of science (18), european history 500-1500 (17) — see all tags

MediaNot set (2), Book (765), Paper Book (752), Audiobook (1)

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Recommendations27 recommendations

About meI don't read fiction or biography.

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

Select Insightful books and then a tag to find good books in specific fields.


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 Cambridge History of Political Thought 1450-1700 by J. H. Burns

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