A teaching novel about an intellectual rebel: The Spinoza Problem by Irvin D. Yalom (book review)

Not long ago I was sharing with you my thoughts about "When Nietzsche Wept" by Irvin D. Yalom. Through a series of fortunate events (you can call it serendipity) I started reading another book written by the same author: "The Spinoza Problem". Oh, how much I enjoyed it and I also started to appreciate "When Nietzsche … Continue reading A teaching novel about an intellectual rebel: The Spinoza Problem by Irvin D. Yalom (book review)

Book Review: The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera (book review)

A few months ago a friend sparked my interest in this book by recommending it as one of the best books he's ever read, so I decided to try it out. The story in a tiny nutshell: communism, amorous relations, censorship, sex, and lightness/heaviness of being, all under an umbrella of philosophical reflections. In a … Continue reading Book Review: The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera (book review)