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The Story of English in 100 Words
David Crystal
State of the World 2013: Is Sustainability Still Possible?
The Worldwatch Institute
Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge
Edward O. Wilson
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John Keats, John Barnard
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Plato, C.J. Rowe, Stanley Lombardo, Paul Woodruff, J.M. Edmonds, John M. Cooper, Paul Ryan, Dorothea Frede, Alexander Nehamas, Anthony Kenny, Rosamond Kent Sprague, Nicholas D. Smith, Karen Bell, D.S. Hutchinson, Donald J. Zeyl, Francisco J. Gonzalez, Diskin Clay, Malcolm
Fear of Knowledge: Against Relativism and Constructivism
Paul Boghossian
An Historical and Critical Dictionary Translated Into English with Many Additions and Corrections Made by the Author Himself
Pierre Bayle
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Karen Hosack, Angela Wilkes
Shelley's Nature Poems
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Philosophy of Biology: An Anthology
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Poetry For Poetry's Sake

Poetry for Poetry's Sake (Dodo Press) - A.C. Bradley When people cease to use art , they will become aware of its beauty ( I didn't say feel , because it's up for debate ) . People now use the music of Bach or Beethoven as a background in a restaurant or listen to their masterpieces in the car or while doing other jobs , most people use paintings as a decorative element in a room or an office , others use poetry for I don't know what purpose ...

For such a kind of organic beings the claim " art for art's sake " can be radical or nonsense . Isn't poetry a branch of art ?

A poet (the good one in my humble opinion ) puts in words what a painter puts ( in some cases cannot ) on canvas , and organizes his words exactly the same way a composer do with his notes

Poetry for poetry's sake ??!! why not ?!!