By Max Malikow
This philosophy e-book is written for college kids who're no longer drawn to philosophy or who're suffering to appreciate it. Professor Malikow makes it effortless to appreciate the subtle principles and profound truths of philosophy by means of his use of daily language, analogies, examples, and humor.
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