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Spiritual Maxims

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Brother Lawrence


Those who have an experiential predisposition in their faith would do well to read The Conversations and Letters of Brother Lawrence… if the…

Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy

Read by Landon D. C. Elkind


Bertrand Russell


Bertrand Russell wrote 'Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy' while imprisoned for protesting Britain's involvement in World War I. Russe…

A Discourse Upon the Origin and the Foundation of the Inequality Among Mankind

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau


This work presents Rousseau's belief in the profoundly transformational effects of the development of civilization on human nature, which Ro…

Sadhana, The Realisation of Life, version 2

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Rabindranath Tagore


A collection of essays on the Hindu/Buddhist view of humankind's place in the universe. As the author says in his introduction: "in the…

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: The Book of the Spiritual Man (version 3)

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Patanjali


This is Charles Johnston's translation of and commentary on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Johnston's interpretation of this seminal yogic te…

Aesop's Fables, Volume 04 (Fables 76-100)

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Aesop


Dating back to the 6th century BC, Aesop's Fables tell universal truths through the use of simple allegories that are easily understood. Tho…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 11

Read by Jean Lambert


Jean de la Fontaine


Ce onzième livre des fables de Jean de La Fontaine est celui qui contient le plus petit nombre de fables: 10. Toutefois, les textes d…

Soren Kierkegaard, Various Readings

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Various


The writings listed here represent books about Soren Kierkegaard. A fragment of his work, On the Dedication to "That Single Individual&…

Critias

Read by Kevin Johnson


Plato


This is an incomplete dialogue from the late period of Plato's life. Plato most likely created it after Republic and it contains the famous …

Summa Theologica - 03 Pars Prima, Angels and the Six Days

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Saint Thomas Aquinas


The Summa Theologica (or the Summa Theologiae or simply the Summa, written 1265–1274) is the most famous work of Thomas Aquinas although it …

Wit and Wisdom of Chesterton

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G. K. Chesterton


This little volume, issued as a gift book for lovers of Mr. Chesterton's writings in 1911, is made up from essays to be found in "The D…

Bhagavadgita - des Erhabenen Sang

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Unknowntranslated Byleopold Von Schroeder


Die Bhagavadgita ist eine der zentralen Schriften des Hinduismus. Sie hat die Form eines spirituellen Gedichts. Der vermutlich zwischen dem …

Bethink Yourselves!

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Leo Tolstoy


As Russia goes to war against Japan, Tolstoy urges those at all levels of society, from the Tsar down to the common soldier, to consider the…

Philosophy and Fun of Algebra

Read by Patricia Oakley


Mary Everest Boole


Mary Everest Boole (1832-1916) was born Mary Everest in England and spent her early years in France. She married mathematician George Boole.…

A Letter Concerning Toleration

Read by D.E. Wittkower


John Locke


Letter Concerning Toleration by John Locke was originally published in 1689. Its initial publication was in Latin, though it was immediately…

The Book of Tea

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Kakuzō Okakura


The Book of Tea was written by Okakura Kakuzo in the early 20th century. It was first published in 1906, and has since been republished many…

The Consolation of Philosophy

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Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius


Consolation of Philosophy (Latin: Consolatio Philosophiae) is a philosophical work by Boethius written in about the year 524 AD. It has been…

Poor Richard's Almanack

Read by Michele Fry


Benjamin Franklin


A brief biographical sketch of Franklin's life, followed by a collection (published in 1899) of 670 aphorisms, apothegms, or proverbs - shor…

Ion

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Plato


In Plato's ION, Socrates questions Ion, whether he should really claim laud and glory for his 'rhapsodic' recitals of Homer's poetry. —Descr…

The Philosophy of Style

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Herbert Spencer


“The Philosophy of Style,” explored a growing trend of formalist approaches to writing. Highly focused on the proper placement and ordering …

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