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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-30-16

cogent and beautiful

What did you love best about International Law?

It was analytical and yet narrative, like a novel and a treatise rolled into one. i have never encountered anything like this, but now that I have, I'm wondering why other authors don't do it.

Who was your favorite character and why?

It was non-fiction; so there was only one 'character.'

Which scene was your favorite?

The discussion of infelicitous utterances.

Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

Almost, but I like to stop every 20 minutes or so to consider what I've heard. Also, some parts of it are like poetry, and I like to listen to them over and over.

Any additional comments?

This guy is brilliant. But his book covers are alienating.

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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-30-16

medically accurate

Would you consider the audio edition of Determinism, Freedom, Psychopathy to be better than the print version?

Yes, because when you listen to it, you have to consider all of it. You can't skip through, which one has a tendency to do this sort of material, because it is so rich in emotional resonances and logical nuances.

What did you like best about this story?

the shrewd analyses of psychopathy, the careful psychoanalytic stage-setting that precede it

Have you listened to any of Mitchell Johnson’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

no

If you could give Determinism, Freedom, Psychopathy a new subtitle, what would it be?

peeling away the mask of sanity

Any additional comments?

the author is uncannily knowledgeable, about many, many things. and what a writer! he is an inspired poet!

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10 of 10 people found this review helpful