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Pragmatism

Read by Fredrik Karlsson


William James


'Pragmatism' contains a series of public lectures held by William James in Boston 1906–7. James provides a popularizing outline of his view …

The Analects of Confucius

Read by Jing Li


Confucius 孔子


The Analects, or Lunyu, also known as the Analects of Confucius, are considered a record of the words and acts of the central Chinese thinke…

A Series of Lessons in Raja Yoga

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William Walker Atkinson


The Book talks on the internal world of the self. The real nature of the subconscious mind, the way to control it, how ego comes into play a…

Progress and Poverty

Read by Tim Makarios


Henry George


What I have done in this book, if I have correctly solved the great problem I have sought to investigate, is, to unite the truth perceived b…

The Warlord of Mars (version 2)

Read by Thomas A. Copeland


Edgar Rice Burroughs


In this third installment of the adventures of John Carter on Mars, our hero labors under sentence of death (for having returned from the la…

The Letters of a Post-Impressionist

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Vincent Van Gogh


“Being the Familiar Correspondence of Vincent Van Gogh ... [Van Gogh's] art was appreciated during his life only by a very few and it is but…

Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, volume 02

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H. G. Wells


The Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, is a work of enormous proportions. Setting out with the simple goal of offer…

Vegetarianism and Occultism

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C. W. Leadbeater


How does occultism regard vegetarianism? It regards it very favorably, and that for many reasons. These reasons may be divided into two clas…

The Critique of Practical Reason

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Immanuel Kant


The Critique of Practical Reason (Kritik der praktischen Vernunft) is the second of Immanuel Kant's three critiques, first published in 1788…

The Theory of Moral Sentiments (First Edition)

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Adam Smith


"How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortunes of other…

Zum ewigen Frieden. Ein philosophischer Entwurf

Read by Christian Al-Kadi


Immanuel Kant


In der Abhandlung „Zum ewigen Frieden" wendet Kant die Grundsätze seiner Moralphilosophie auf die Beziehungen zwischen Staaten an.…

On Liberty

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John Stuart Mill


Published in 1859, On Liberty details Mill's view that individuals should be left wholly free to engage in any activity, thought or belief t…

Über die Weiber

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Arthur Schopenhauer


In diesem vielzitierten Essay aus dem Jahre 1851 ist Schopenhauers generell herablassende Einstellung zu Frauen zusammengefaßt. Frauen…

On the Duty of Civil Disobedience

Read by Gord Mackenzie


Henry David Thoreau


Civil Disobedience is an essay by Henry David Thoreau. Published in 1849 under the title Resistance to Civil Government, it expressed Thorea…

On War (Volume 1)

Read by Timothy Ferguson


Carl Von Clausewitz


A classic work on military strategy by a veteran of the Napoleonic Wars. The author's style is dialectical: he makes two strong but opposing…

On the Heavens

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Aristotle


On the Heavens (Greek: Περί ουρανού, Latin: De Caelo or De Caelo et Mundo) is Aristotle's chief cosmological treatise. In it Aristotle argue…

Phaedrus

Read by Martin Geeson


Plato


“For there is no light of justice or temperance, or any of the higher ideas which are precious to souls, in the earthly copies of them: they…

Leviathan (Books III and IV)

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Thomas Hobbes


In Books 3 and 4 of Leviathan, Thomas Hobbes elaborates on the political philosophy set forth in the first two books, by considering the nat…

The Ethics

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Benedict De Spinoza


The Ethics is a philosophical book written by Baruch Spinoza. It was written in Latin. Although it was published posthumously in 1677, it is…

Euthyphro

Read by Andrew Miller


Plato


Awaiting his trial on charges of impiety and heresy, Socrates encounters Euthyphro, a self-proclaimed authority on matters of piety and the …

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