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Bros, I need a good/the best Kraut translation of Aristotle. Is there one?
Or does it make more sense to read him in English?
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>>21060027
Reclam
>thread
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>>21060065
Fpbp

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Brandomchads, how far have you gotten with A Spirit of Trust?
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>>21059427
some of the best philosophers of the last 150 years aside from the European phenomenologists that have kept philosophy alive were Americans. don't be rude.
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>>21059975
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPnKWW8aco4 btw brandom gave a great lecture on this at the university of munich. He was on fire in that one
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0aiPgNgXOI
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Brandom is the most important philosopher of all time. He also has a massive penis and has had sex with over 4000 women. People calling me fat are just jealous that he has a bigger brain than hegel. Everyone should please purchase his book a spirit of trust for $48 on Amazon.com
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>>21060033
People like you are the reason don't take my Brandom threads seriously. It's not my fault you haven't read him and have nothing to say here. If you want to make a scene, go back to the kid's table and leave the adults alone

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New Pelevin book was released today. The cover is shit as always.
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>>21059616
post a summary of his ideas. No one has time to read random russian literature.
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>>21059665
>post a summary of his ideas
Just read one of his early books, it's not that long.
> random
Pelevin is far from random.
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going to cop
read helmet of horror in one sitting the other day
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>>21059616
post a summary of his ideas. No one has time to read random russian literature.
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>>21059616
Omon Ra was great, Yellow Arrow was ok. Thinking of reading Life of Insects at some point.

Remake the thread when there's an english translation OP.

best catholic fiction writers?
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>>21058073
Orwell was a faggot who bitched about Eliot's "Anti-semitism".
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>>21059944
Funny how so many atheists always suck up to the jews.
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>>21058343
Is he actually Catholic or just "raised Catholic"?
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Robert Hugh Benson
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>>21058159
Why? So you can do opium with the other faggots?

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I'm looking for an actually unbiased book about this individual.
Any suggestions?
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>>21052156
As a lurking unwary anon, I am truly enlightened by your intellectual odyssey of extricating the broader context and motivations preceding the war. Managing to somehow limit the time frame and the level of detail at the same time was very helpful, especially in a conflict where parties went to huge lengths to force their enemies into declaring war first for diplomatic reasons.
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>>21057866
> especially in a conflict where parties went to huge lengths to force their enemies into declaring war first for diplomatic reasons.
Hey Ivan, how do you like the draft so far?
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>>21057668
These are different things. One is a collective of ideas and the other is a manner of political technique. So I don't think that works, but more importantly, it doesn't work because once people became clearly exhausted with monarchies, alternatives started cropping up everywhere. With liberalism, it's become fashionable on the dissident right (and nowhere else) to start talking about being illiberal, post-liberal, beyond liberalism but not have any clear alternatives besides the 20th-century visions that more or less failed.
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>>21055347
If you were so inclined, please do, anon.
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>>21051994
>>21052008
Don't really care about the topic of this thread but I appreciate the pertinent contribution.

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Deutsch anons explain yourself.
I saw Arno Schmidt and Zettels Traum floating around here quite often and now I was looking to get it for my vacation to read.
As it turns out it's almost impossible to read and there are NO available digital version on the usual pirate sites due to the fact that it is supposed to be read in DIN A3. Print versions are crazy expensive.
How come this gets recommended? I don't believe for a second that any of you fucks actually read that shit besides the resident Arno Schmidt anon.

Also I need something new to read now. Recommendations are welcome.
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it's a literal meme from a literal who author only krauts care about
anons talk about it like they're talking about penises
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>>21059255
God damn it. Bamboozled again.
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>>21059209
This book is crap. Finnegan's Wake fanfic. Nuß is like Schluß and something about tinnabulation. Genial. Read literally anything else.
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>>21059272
Nobody here reads, always remember that.
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>>21059209
Don't bother with the shit authors that were pushed during anglo occupation (45-89). Everything here went to shit again after 45. (Dont get me wrong it was kinda shit before 45 as well). All media efforts (including print) were in lockstep with the denazification and feminization campaign waged against us.

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Some time ago someone here recommended Man Against Himself, but what are some other books?
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>>21059479
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>>21059479
In the Miso Soup and Piercing.
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>>21059479
The Wasp Factory
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>>21059479
its the only thing I collect physically besides pathology/medicine books and books about certain music subcultures. I have a collection of Plato writings and Aristotle writings but everything else is kindle. I'll go through it later and pick out what I find,
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>>21059505
/thread

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> write the most boring book to ever exist
> I wonder why I even bother with Conrad
> Finish with a perfect 10/10 beauty and sadness of humanity ending that makes it all worth it
How the fuck does he keep doing it? He can't keep getting away it
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if you thought the part in the beginning where the sailors are talking about the heart of darkness was boring then you got filtered, simple as.
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>>21058783
Mainly Lord Jim and Nostromo, but even The Nigger on the Narcissus gets slow in the middle. Heart of Darkness has probably the best pacing so far.
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>>21058783
Lord Jim without a doubt
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Does Lord Jim have a good ending? I think the peak of the story was when the narrator leaves Jim behind on that beach. This should have been the end imo.
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The Secret Agent has a fine cast of characters and the suicide of Winnie at the end is visually powerful.

>Eru doesn't immediately btfo Numenor upon their armies landing in the Undying Lands.
>instead things play out as you would expect
>Numenor takes heavy losses, but eventually start to btfo even the Valar.
>It basically comes down to these Vala and the greatest undead elven warriors to defeat them and if they don't then Numenorean men have the control of the Undying Lands
>Numenor fucking wins.
from then on they would become like, what, undead space marines from warhammer? shit would be fucking dimes. Eru can still revert to previous patch and delete numenor from the game anytime he wants
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>>21058580
>until he himself dies
Aragorn's kingdom could not compare to Westernesse.
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>>21057684
>tfw no numenorean gf
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>>21057859
Just read C.S. Lewis' Space trilogy.
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>>21059716
Someone doesn’t know much about Atlantis.
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>>21058580
>corrupts the eldar through the ring of power
The elves immediately took their rings off once Sauron put his on. The men and dwarves weren't so lucky, however.

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In what order should one read the Thomas Pynchon?
Most people don't suggest reading them chronologically, in order of publication. Although some suggest reading them as an alternative history of America, starting with MD or CL49 and finishing with BE. And even some people suggest not reading V or Vineland at all.
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MD - AtD - GR - SL - V. - CL49 - IV - Vland - BE
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>>21059516
Really awful take
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>>21059499
checked and thanks for the advice. GR is on my 'to read' list. I should get to it in a decade or so....
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>>21059516
Wut
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V really is the best place to start. Not too long and a great introduction to his style, lots of goofs and gaffs. No need to spoil yourself with his best books right at the get go either, save those for when you're a bit more familiar with his style so that you don't miss out.

If you like V I'd say read 49 and GR in either order afterwords. If V wasn't your thing maybe try one of the later books to see if you like those better.

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>I said that linguistic practices are inferentially articulated
>What's that, Bob?
>mad.gif
>I SAID - FUCKING LINGUISTIC PRATICES ARE FUCKING INFERENTIALLY ARTICULATED. FUCK!
>Oh, I get it now. Thanks, Bob. All you had to do was - Make it Explicit.
>The title for my new book ... I've found it
picrel
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bump
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>>21058124
Kek. Brandom's the boss. Hands down most important reading of Hegel since Marx.
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>>21058124
>linguistic practices are inferentially articulated
What even means this? And why you talk like a fag? Explain.
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>>21059788
I've explained this already in my other Brandom threads.
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>>21059894
But why you talk like a fag tho? Why is your shit retarded?

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The most single most important interpreter of Hegel since Marx is Robert Brandom. I think once his ideas get the attention they deserve, I believe the natural sciences will undergo the kind of fundamental crisis of principles Heidegger describes at the beginning of Being and Time. Now you might not like this fact, but it nonetheless remains true - until proven otherwise.
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>>21059381
Don't care, Marx is better.
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>>21059626
Brandom is still alive, Marx is dead - and Marxism with in. The revolution Brandom is initiating in the natural sciences will cast an infinitely large shadow on Marx's perversion of Hegel. Brandom is humble enough to know that standing on Hegel's head always leads to a fall.
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>>21059624
The same fagging is strong with this one
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>>21059757
Says the one shitting up the thread with irrelevant, off-topic remarks
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>>21059792
Don’t make me angry faggot. Or I will post tits and completely delegitimize this thread.

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any books about isolating yourself from news/social media/youtube e-celeb garbage/politics
I need to get off the internet because my brain is completly fried, I cant get past a few pages without my mind wandering off or the strong desire to grab my smartphone and SCROLL
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>>21058359
Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport
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>>21058359
Get a punching bag and hit it until your knuckles bleed while screaming you need to remind your body you're alive, and self inflicted pain during physical exertion is a good way to do that
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>>21059402
Life's too short to read garbage. If a book can be summarized with all its main contents and ideas on a tiktok, it is not worth the investment.
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nofap + interesting long book you actually want to read + sam harris mediation (waking up) + some sort of creative regular occupation that makes you happy (work or even writing your diary)
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>>21058359
I haven't checked the news (or pol) for two months.
You just need to keep active, physically, while you work, and lift weights, ruck, hike, etc. and make sure you eat enough calories so you don't feel fried or tired (3000 to 3500kcal+). Only spend time sitting around when you are actually and physically tired.

I know this thread is extremely gay and low-quality, but are there any good books about anti-semitism? (or also about more general topics that could be relevant to understanding human anti-semitism on a deeper level)
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>>21059126
>but are there any good books about anti-semitism?
The bible.
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>>21059126
You Gentiles by Maurice Sammuel.
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>>21059126
I think you'd do better to read about the anti-enlightenment/romantic tradition in general because it involves way less (though still a significant amount) of academic hysteria and anti-semitism on an intellectual level often boils down to whether you think the enlightenment (and often by proxy, the reformation and/or christianity itself) was a good thing or if it was a huge mistake for europe. There are also many ways to be an anti-semite, christian antisemitism, rural vs. urban kind of antisemitism, antisemitism that is also anti-christian, etc.

Historical context matters, too. Read up about events that influenced the relationship between jews and european powers, and also the processes that transformed judaism itself, too. Judeo-hellenism, pharisees vs. sadducees, the transformation of canaanite polytheism into a legalistic ethnocult (Mark S. Smith is fantastic for this), how they were the pakistani migrants of the antique levant, the great revolts (including the kitos war), their role in perso-byzantine polemics (Peter Schäfer) and warfare, their domination of the medieval slave trade, their collaboration in the exploitation of the peasantry, and so on.
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>>21059126
Lol
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The Origins of Totalitarianism

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Ossian thread for the Homer of the North
Author of many poems that
created modern literature

Also can the mods actually do their most basic jobs and ban the spammer.
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Ossian poems in order of greatness. Top three.

Covala
Darthula/Deidre
Fingal

Fingal is last here because it gets repetitive for being so long but it has many good parts so must be included.
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Not real
Fake
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>>21059749
>>21059822
What does this even mean?
>>21059815
Gauls Eulogy is the best and actually old compared to Fingal.
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fake and gay
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Oh look, Ossian spammer back from the dead, sage


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