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  • Paperback: 342 pages
  • Publisher: University Of Chicago Press; 1 edition (July 15 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0226080781
  • ISBN-13: 978-0226080789
  • Product Dimensions: 15.2 x 2.2 x 22.9 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 454 g
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #608,187 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Must have IQ over 150 to fully grasp! April 8 2015
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Fascinating theories, but really really wordy, which sometimes obfuscates the intended meaning of whatever chapter's POINT. I sometimes have to read most of the chapter before I begin to understand what text is actually explaining a new point & which text is very interesting, but superfluous to the concept he's explaining. This guy was a genius, & his mind must have moved so fast, it's a miracle it ever got into book form without a computer!