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Utopia (Burnet translation)

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Thomas More


This book is all about the fictional country called Utopia. It is a country with an ‘ideal’ form of communism, in which everything really do…

Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting One’s Reason and of Seeking Truth

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René Descartes


The Discourse on Method is best known as the source of the famous quotation “cogito ergo sum”, “I think, therefore I am.” …. It is a method …

The Praise of Folly

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Desiderius Erasmus


The Praise of Folly (Greek title: Morias Enkomion (Μωρίας Εγκώμιον), Latin: Stultitiae Laus, sometimes translated as In Praise of Folly, Dut…

De l'esprit des lois, livres 01-13

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Montesquieu


« Cet ouvrage a pour objet les lois, les coutumes et les divers usages de tous les peuples de la terre. On peut dire que le sujet est …

Dialogo delle lingue

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Sperone Speroni


Pubblicato nel 1542, questo dialogo espone le teorie sulla lingua italiana che, già dal secolo precedente, presero forma, cercando di…

Meister Eckhart's Sermons: First Time Translated into English

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Meister Eckhart


"If a piece of wood became as aware of the nearness of God as an archangel is, the piece of wood would be as happy as an archangel.&quo…

Das Lob der Narrheit

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Desiderius Erasmus


Hinter dem tollen Wirrwarr menschlichen Treibens, hinter den Mängeln, Schwächen, Fehlern und Untugenden sieht Erasmus die Thorheit…

Elizabethan Demonology

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Thomas Alfred Spalding


Elizabethan Demonology: An Essay in Illustration of the Belief in the Existence of Devils, and the Powers Possessed By Them, as It Was Gene…

Summa Theologica - 09 Pars Prima Secundae, Treatise on Law and Grace

Read by M.S.C. Lambert, LC


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 (c. 1225–127…

The Convivio

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Dante Alighieri


Convivio (The Banquet) is a work written by Dante Alighieri roughly between 1304 and 1307. This unfinished work of Dante consists of four tr…

Ruhtinas

Read by Harri Tapani Ylilammi


Niccolò Machiavelli


Ruhtinas on erään Firenzeläisen valtiosihteerin, Niccolo Machiavellin, ohjekirja ruhtinaille, jotka haluavat säilytt&aum…