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A Year Amongst the Persians

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Edward Granville Browne


Edward Granville Browne, born in Stouts Hill, Uley, Gloucestershire, England, was a British orientalist who published numerous articles and …

Zanoni

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Edward Bulwer-Lytton


Zanoni, a timeless Rosicrucian brother, cannot fall in love without losing his power of immortality; but he does fall in love with Viola Pis…

Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

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Philip Stanhope, 4Th Earl Of Chesterfield


Philip Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, was at one time Ambassador to the Hague, negotiated the second Treaty of Vienna, was a founding gover…

Herland

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Charlotte Perkins Gilman


Herland is a utopian novel from 1915, written by feminist Charlotte Perkins Gilman. The book describes an isolated society comprised entirel…

The Faith of Our Fathers

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James Gibbons


The Faith of Our Fathers: A Plain Exposition and Vindication of the Church Founded by Our Lord Jesus Christ is a book published in 1876 by a…

Essays on Some Unsettled Questions of Political Economy

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John Stuart Mill


This is Mill’s first work on economics. It foreshadows his Political Economy which was the standard Anglo-American Economics textbook of the…

Thus Spake Zarathustra: A Book for All and None (version 2) (includes annotatio…

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Friedrich Nietzsche


The modern British philosopher, Anthony M. Ludovici, said that this text “is unquestionably Nietzsche’s opus magnum.” However, he warns the …

History of Philosophy

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William Turner


The History of Philosophy is the exposition of philosophical opinions and of systems and schools of philosophy. It includes the study of the…

The Jew of Malta

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Christopher Marlowe


Christopher “Kit” Marlowe (baptised 26 February 1564 – 30 May 1593) was an English dramatist, poet, and translator of the Elizabethan era. T…

On the Future of our Educational Institutions

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Friedrich Nietzsche


Nietzsche gives a series of lectures in Bale, Germany on the subject of German educational institutions, and what the best way forward. Sum…

A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge

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George Berkeley


A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (Commonly called "Treatise" when referring to Berkeley's works) is a 1710 …

The Life of Apollonius of Tyana

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Flavius Philostratus


Apollonius of Tyana (ca. 40-120 AD) was a Greek Pythagorean philosopher and teacher. He hailed from the town of Tyana in the Roman province …

The Essence of Christianity

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Ludwig Feuerbach


Taking issue with Hegel's sense that God, as Logos, is somehow central to all that is, Feuerbach explores his own notion that Christianity, …

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 04

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Jean de la Fontaine


Voici le quatrième livre des Fables de La Fontaine. Bien qu'écrites au XIIème siècle, l'Homme étant toujo…

Essay on the Creative Imagination

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Théodule-Armand Ribot


"It is quite generally recognized that psychology has remained in the semi-mythological, semi-scholastic period longer than most attemp…

Union and Communion - or Thoughts on the Song of Solomon

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J. Hudson Taylor


This little book, whose design is to lead the devout Bible student into the Green Pastures of the Good Shepherd, thence to the Banqueting Ho…

Handbüchlein der stoischen Moral

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Epictetus


Encheiridion, stoische Regeln für ein zufriedenes Leben. Knapp und ausgezeichnet. Geschrieben von Epiktet (ca. 50-138). Übersetzun…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 04 (ver 2)

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Jean de la Fontaine


Voici le quatrième des douze livres des Fables de La Fontaine. Celles-ci datent du XVIIe siècle et sont lues par des lecteurs …

An Essay on the Principle of Population

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Thomas Malthus


The power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man. Population, when unchecked, incr…

Kindness

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Frederick William Faber


Father Frederick William Faber was a beloved spiritual writer, preacher, and superior of the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in London. An Oxford…

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