Tag: Grade C+

  • Guide to the Good Life : William B. Irvine

    A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy is a terrible letdown. Irvine has taken a subject that would be of interest to the person who is educated but not educated in Stoic philosophy, and shaped it into a little egomaniacal ball of his own earwax. The book’s genuinely fascinating Stoic…

  • The Soros Lectures : George Soros

    Interesting ideas, prosaic text, and a streak of partisanship that is often unwelcome, despite the fact that I agree with him. Report card: C