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Summaries of the Works of J.-M. Kuczynski Audiobook

Summaries of the Works of J.-M. Kuczynski

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Publisher's Summary

Kuczynski's works are difficult and are likely scare off listeners who are not already familiar with their contents. For this reason, the following summaries of Kuczynski's works are likely to introduce many people to this scholar's work and, thereby, to introduce them to the many powerful intellectual traditions of which Kuczynski is either exponent or critic.

©2016 J.-M. Kuczynski (P)2016 J.-M. Kuczynski

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    "the work of an actual genius"
    What made the experience of listening to Summaries of the Works of J.-M. Kuczynski the most enjoyable?

    it was so compact and brisk


    What other book might you compare Summaries of the Works of J.-M. Kuczynski to and why?

    freud's three essays on sexuality, it was like a series of dissertation abstracts. incredibly economically written. like quine's 'quiddities' but way better


    Have you listened to any of J.-M. Kuczynski’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    i have heard and read his books, but not hear him narrate. he was good, if sometimes a bit domineering in his tone.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    i like the summaries of his really big books


    Any additional comments?

    k's summaries are better than most writers books

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Loius 10-04-16
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    "the ultimate adventure in thought"
    What made the experience of listening to Summaries of the Works of J.-M. Kuczynski the most enjoyable?

    it consisted of around 60 pithy and compact little adventures in philosophy


    What was the most compelling aspect of this narrative?

    well nuanced, intelligent voice


    Have you listened to any of J.-M. Kuczynski’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    n/a


    What’s the most interesting tidbit you’ve picked up from this book?

    that emergence is a characteristic of knowledge, not of object


    Any additional comments?

    beyond good

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Michael 10-08-16
    Michael 10-08-16
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    "an incredible resource about an incredible thinker"
    Where does Summaries of the Works of J.-M. Kuczynski rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    top 30


    What did you like best about this story?

    it was like 100 little audio books rolled up into one, plus it's a great guide to an incredible body of work, also necessary, since kuczynski's books are hard and i need the help that these summaries provide


    Have you listened to any of J.-M. Kuczynski’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    this was workmanlike. not his best. not his worst. but not his best.


    What’s the most interesting tidbit you’ve picked up from this book?

    that emergence is a knowledge-related notion.


    Any additional comments?

    it's a useful book for philosophers, not for laymen

    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
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    "rich, full of info about philosophy, logic"
    Would you consider the audio edition of Summaries of the Works of J.-M. Kuczynski to be better than the print version?

    absolutely, the heft of k's intellect isn't apparent unless you listen to it


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    i love the material on anomalism monism


    Have you listened to any of J.-M. Kuczynski’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    yes, this is his best


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    very authoritative and professional


    Any additional comments?

    an unusual book, but also an unusually good one

    2 of 3 people found this review helpful

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