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This really is just a reference book for introductory philosophy courses, and it did not translate well at all to the audio format. I'm sure the actual content is of good quality, but it is NOT for the armchair philosopher. As the narrator listed off each component of each argument, it was very difficult to keep track of what was being said. I'm sure reading it would have been better, but again, this isn't a book for readers who just want to know more about the 100 best arguments. It's for people who need to know how the arguments are technically structured.
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Would you try another book from Michael Bruce and Steven Barbone and/or Mark Ashby?
What was the most interesting aspect of this story? The least interesting?
I enjoyed the parts that flowed like a story, but the ones that were in premises and conclusions format were too boring. Overall, the book was difficult to understand for someone who took philosophy classes too long ago. I would need a refresher introductory course to be able to follow the reading, I guess. In addition, this is not the kind of book to listen while you're driving, although I chose an audiobook because I spend a considerable amount of time commuting. For all these reasons, I am trying to return it.
Did Just the Arguments inspire you to do anything?
Return the book and take an introductory philosophy class.