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The Dawn of a To-morrow

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Frances Hodgson Burnett

A wealthy London business man takes a room in a poor part of the city.He is depressed and has decided to take his life by going the next day…

Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education

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John Dewey

An important, controversial, and often cited work on public education. Dewey discusses the role of public education in a democracy and the d…

Daodejing (Tao Te Ching)

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Laozi 老子 and Lao Tzu

Nach heutigen Erkenntnissen (linguistisch, Zitierbelege etc.) entstand das Daodejing um 400 v. Chr.Laozi (chin. 老子, Lǎozǐ, W.-G. Lao Tzu „‚A…

The Gettysburg Address (version 3)

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Abraham Lincoln

The Dedication of the National Cemetery at Gettysburg, in November, 1863, followed a few short months after the roiling, acrid clouds of gun…

Book of the Foundations

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St. Teresa of Avila

Essentially the sequel to The Life of St. Teresa, Teresa recounts the foundations of the Discalced Carmelite monasteries in Spain, both for …

Von der Kürze des Lebens

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Veröffentlicht 1829."Es ist nicht wenig Zeit, was wir haben, sondern es ist viel, was wir nicht nützen."Über die Ko…

The Symposium (version 2) (dramatic reading)

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In one of Plato's more accessible works, Apollodorus tells a friend about a drinking party (or symposium) attended by many of intellectuals …

The Three Sisters

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Anton Chekhov

Three Sisters is a naturalistic play about the decay of the privileged class in Russia and the search for meaning in the modern world. It de…

Ἀπολογία Σωκράτους (The Apology of Socrates in Ancient Greek)

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Ο Πλάτωνας ήταν σπουδαίος Έλληνας φιλόσοφος και συγγραφέας (427 π.Χ. - 347 π.Χ.), ο γνωστότερος μαθητής του Σωκράτη. Ο Πλάτων έγραψε την Απο…

Our Knowledge of the External World: As a Field for Scientific Method in Philos…

Read by Landon D. C. Elkind

Bertrand Russell

Bertrand Russell gave the Lowell Lectures in March and April of 1914; these lectures produced 'Our Knowledge of the External World'. Russell…

Essays in Radical Empiricism

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William James

William James (1842 – 1910) was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher. He wrote influential books on the young science of psych…

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…

Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays

Read by Landon D. C. Elkind

Bertrand Russell

This anthology collects a number of fascinating strands of Bertrand Russell's thought. "Mathematics and the Metaphysicians" detail…

Crime: Its Cause and Treatment

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Clarence Darrow

Clarence Darrow was an American lawyer. He remains notable for his wit and agnosticism, which marked him as one of the most famous American …

Der Königsgaukler

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Manfred Kyber

In diesem "indischen Märchen" erzählt Manfred Kyber die Geschichte von Mantao, der als Sohn armer, einfacher Leute gebor…

The Quest of the Historical Jesus

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Albert Schweitzer

In this book, Schweitzer traces the historical progress of 'Historical Jesus' research, from Hermann Reimarus in the mid 18th century, to Wi…


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Ralph Waldo Emerson

LibriVox volunteers bring you 17 recordings of Days by Ralph Waldo Emerson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 10, 2012.As a lectur…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 01 (ver 2)

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Jean de la Fontaine

Voici le premier livre des Fables de Jean de La Fontaine publié par le fabuliste à l'âge de 47 ans. Inspiré de l'…

A Dissertation Concerning the Nature of True Virtue

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Jonathan Edwards

Disproportionately remembered as a hellfire-and-brimstone Puritan preacher on the basis of the excessively-anthologized "Sinners in the…

The World as Will and Idea, Vol. 2 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…

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