Philosophical Knowledge

  • by John-Michael Kuczynski
  • Narrated by Norma Jean Gradsky
  • 0 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The empirical sciences make assumptions that they are not themselves capable of justifying. Philosophy justifies those assumptions; that is its job.

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What made the experience of listening to Philosophical Knowledge the most enjoyable?

It was so skillfully written, almost poetic, but focused at the same time


What was the most compelling aspect of this narrative?

sensitive and yet intelligent; the narrator understood the material but also made it breathe


Have you listened to any of Norma Jean Gradsky’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

she is always good


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

the two different roles of sense perception in the acquisition of knowledge


Any additional comments?

the author is beyond brilliant, and I don't know why the narrator isn't famous. they're both cracking good.

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- Avi

A perfect work, perfectly narrated

What made the experience of listening to Philosophical Knowledge the most enjoyable?

I learned about epistemology, sociology, and psychology in one sitting!


What was the most compelling aspect of this narrative?

It was both logical and human.


Have you listened to any of Norma Jean Gradsky’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

She is always brilliant. She seems very at home with Kuczynski's work, even though she is known for her acting.


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

The part about how philosophy departments are really anti-philosophy departments.


Any additional comments?

this book is the work of a master, and the narrator is truly a giant.

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- SCOTT

Book Details

  • Release Date: 09-26-2016
  • Publisher: PHILOSOPHYPEDIA