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    • Popular Lectures on Logic

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
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    Clear answers are given to important questions in both theoretical and applied logic. The writing is cogent and straightforward.

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    • never a dull moment

    • By Daginn on 05-24-17

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    • A Crash Course in Analytic Philosophy

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: Steve Biddle
    • Length: 3 hrs
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    The basic precepts of the discipline of analytic philosophy are covered both briskly and thoroughly. Special attention is paid to the philosophy of language and to relation of logical consequence.

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    • Right and Wrong

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: Mitchell Johnson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
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    In this audiobook, it is shown that moral integrity is necessary for psychological integrity and, therefore, that it is not possible to live well without living ethically. In the process of establishing this profound truth, Dr. Kuczynski explains what right and wrong are and how we know the difference between the two. 

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    • Three Philosophical Works

    • Theoretical Knowledge & Inductive Inference, Popular Lectures on Logic, and Logic, Philosophy & Psychoanalysis
    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M Kuczynski
    • Length: 7 hrs and 14 mins
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    A compendium of some of Kuczynski's more readable work on philosophy, scientific methodology, and the theory of knowledge.

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    • Stunning

    • By Jennifer on 09-18-17

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    • Logic and Formal Truth

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 10 mins
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    It is explained what it is for a statement to be logically true and it is thereby explained what it is for a statement to be formally true. It is also explained how logical truth differs from formal truth. Further, it is explained what a system of logic is. Finally, the nature of entailment is explained and, in particular, it is explained how formal entailment differs from analytic entailment.

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    • the first cogent definition of formal truth

    • By Glenda on 09-08-17

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    • 30 Principles of Logic

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 11 mins
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    The 30 most important theorems of formal logic are stated and illustrated.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • brilliant, clear, concise

    • By Anonymous User on 09-07-17

    Regular price: $3.95

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

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
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    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.

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    • the work of an actual genius

    • By Norman on 10-08-16

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Thoughts

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 1 hr and 1 min
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    Various thoughts are stated and developed as to how to improve oneself and as to the nature of the forces, both internal and external, that prevent one from doing so.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • truthful and real

    • By Anonymous User on 07-01-17

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Rationality vs. Intelligence

    • A Dialogue
    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 9 mins
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    It is explained how rationality differs from intelligence and, on this basis, it is explained why it is that animals, though intelligent, are not rational.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • great philosophy, good dialogue

    • By Avi on 09-26-16

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    • 101 Principles of Logic

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 24 mins
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    The 101 most important principles of formal logic are stated and illustrated. The basic principles of set-theory and formal arithmetic are also stated.

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    • Unique author

    • By R on 05-24-17

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    • Law and Philosophy: Social Pursuits Posing as Logic-Driven Pursuits

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 2 mins
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    Philosophy and law, as they are currently practiced, are social pursuits masquerading as logic-driven pursuits.

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    • The Psychology of the Vegan

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 2 mins
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    Vegans self-identify as animals. So for them, consuming animal products is cannibalism, and that is why they don't consume such products.

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    • Evil Is a Reaction to Superego

    • It Is Not the Absence of Superego
    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 1 min
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    When a person is evil, it is because he is reacting to his conscience: he is railing against it, because it made him feel small; so he is deliberately trying to flout it by becoming what it demands that he mustn't be.

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    • Can One Treat OCD Without Medication?

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 4 mins
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    It is explained how to get over OCD and what role medications, specifically SSRIs (selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors), have in the process of getting over OCD.

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    • Music and Math: A Dialogue

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 10 mins
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    A dialogue about music and math.

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    • great music, good dialogue

    • By Glenda on 09-08-17

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    • Two Dimensions of Rationalization

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 3 mins
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    One of the ways in which we rationalize bad work on the part of eminent persons is explained.

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    • Edward Gibbon's Five Signs of Civilizational Decay

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 3 mins
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    An analysis of Gibbon's five signs of civilizational decay.

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    • dark and sharp

    • By Grey on 09-08-17

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    • Is Mind an Emergent Property?

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 11 mins
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    It is explained what emergent properties are, and it is shown on that basis that neither the existence nor the nature of the mental is to any degree explained by saying, as John Searle does, that "mind is an emergent property".

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    • God as Externalization of Superego

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 2 mins
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    The psychological function of the concept of God is to provide "external" reinforcement for one's conscience.

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    • Wisdom

    • By: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Narrated by: J.-M. Kuczynski
    • Length: 1 min
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    In order to acquire wisdom, one must confront the world and keep one's identity. If one shrinks from the world, one may keep one's identity but not gain in wisdom. If one confronts the world but does not keep one's identity, one does gain in wisdom. Age does not guarantee wisdom: only those who both confront the world and stay true to themselves grow wiser with age.

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