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Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

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Ludwig Wittgenstein


Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus is the only book-length philosophical work published by the Austrian philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein during h…

An Introduction to Metaphysics

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Henri Bergson


An Introduction to Metaphysics (Introduction a la Metaphysique) is a 1903 essay by Henri Bergson that explores the concept of reality. For B…

On the Laws

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Marcus Tullius Cicero


On the Laws (Latin: De Legibus) was written shortly after Cicero's "On the Commonwealth" during the last years of the Roman Republ…

The Conquest of Bread

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Peter Kropotkin


In this work, Kropotkin points out what he considers to be the fallacies of the economic systems of feudalism and capitalism, and how he bel…

Aesop's Fables, Volume 08 (Fables 176-200)

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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…

The World As Will and Idea, Vol. 1 of 3

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Arthur Schopenhauer


In this work, Schopenhauer explains his fundamental idea that at the root of the reality we see around us is a Will that eternally, insatiab…

Bible (KJV) 11: 1 Kings

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King James Version


The history of Israel from the final years of King David's life, through the reign of his son, Solomon, to the rule of King Jehoshaphat of J…

An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding Book I

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John Locke


John Locke's essays on human understanding answers the question “What gives rise to ideas in our minds?”. In the first book Locke refutes th…

Eudemian Ethics

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Aristotle


Eudemian Ethics (Greek: ΗΘΙΚΩΝ ΕΥΔΗΜΙΩΝ Latin: ETHICA EUDEMIA) discusses topics including virtue, friendship, happiness and God. It is belie…

Aesop's Fables, Volume 10 (Fables 226-250)

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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…

Alcibiades I

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Plato


As Jowett relates in his brilliant introduction, 95% of Plato's writing is certain and his reputation rests soundly on this foundation. The …

Aesop's Fables, Volume 12 (Fables 276-284)

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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…

Omens and Superstitions of Southern India

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Edgar Thurston


This book deals mainly with some aspects of what may be termed the psychical life of the inhabitants of the Madras Presidency, and the Nativ…

Aesop's Fables, Volume 11 (Fables 251-275)

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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…

Yang Chu's Garden of Pleasure

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Liezi


At the Court of Liang at the period of Yang Chu, about 300 B.C., the philosophers were treated as guests of the reigning king, who reserved …

On Union with God

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Blessed Albert The Great


Surely the most deeply-rooted need of the human soul, its purest aspiration, is for the closest possible union with God. As one turns over t…

The Moral Equivalent of War

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William James


The Moral Equivalent of War, the last public utterance of William James, is significant as expressing the opinions of a practical psychologi…

The Subjection of Women

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John Stuart Mill


The Subjection of Women is the title of an essay written by John Stuart Mill in 1869, possibly jointly with his wife Harriet Taylor Mill, st…

A Theologico-Political Treatise

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Benedict De Spinoza


Written by the Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza, the Tractatus Theologico-Politicus or Theologico-Political Treatise was one of the most con…

The Concept of Nature

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Alfred North Whitehead


In The Concept of Nature, Alfred North Whitehead discusses the interrelatedness of time, space, and human perception.The idea of objects as …

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