Scott's Book Review



Virtue, Vice and Value

Thomas Hurka

Egghead Choice - Crack open for a hard boiled think


Here is a really meaty read in moral philosophy. It asks what are virtue and vice, and how do they relate to other moral properties such as goodness and...

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Flesh and Blood

Patricia Cornwell

Criminally minded - tales of the behaviourally challenged


Patricia Cornwell (http://www.patriciacornwell.com/) has legions of fans having sold more than 100 million copies of her fiction. Readers relish and...

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Hard Luck

Neil Levy

Egghead Choice - Crack open for a hard boiled think


We tend to divide people pretty crudely into good and bad in our moral estimation. How much, though, do background factors play in moral behaviour? Genetics,...

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The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing

Richard Dawkins

Experimental Evidence - Science & Technology


Let’s face it. A great deal of science writing is impenetrable to the non professional. Not only is modern science so deep, broad and complex, it is full...

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Gray Mountain

John Grisham

Fantastic Fiction - Escapes to other places and other times


Hugely popular John Grisham (http://www.johngrisham.co.uk/ and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Grisham) has used his professional experience in law and...

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