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In Defense of Women

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H. L. Mencken


In Defense of Women is H. L. Mencken's 1918 book on women and the relationship between the sexes. Some laud the book as progressive while ot…

Love is enough

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William Morris


LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of Love is enough by William Morris. This was the Weekly Poetry project for February 17, 2013.Wi…

Essays book 3

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Michel Eyquem De Montaigne


Michel Eyquem de Montaigne is one of the most influential writers of the French Renaissance, known for popularising the essay as a literary …

Selections from the Principles of Philosophy

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René Descartes


The Principles of Philosophy, originally published in Latin in 1644, and translated to French in 1647, sets forth the principles of nature--…

Vices are not Crimes

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Lysander Spooner


Lysander Spooner (1808 – 1887) was an American individualist anarchist, entrepreneur, political philosopher, abolitionist, supporter of the …

The Phenomenology of Mind, Volume 2

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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel


Phänomenologie des Geistes (1807) is Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel's most important and widely discussed philosophical work. Hegel's fi…

Vom glückseligen Leben

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca


Veröffentlicht 1867. Eine stoische Anleitung zum Leben. Knapp und gut geschrieben.(Summary by redaer)

Sadhana, the Realisation of Life

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Rabindranath Tagore


Rabindranath Tagore was a Bengali poet, philosopher, visual artist, playwright, composer, and novelist whose work reshaped Bengali literatur…

The Greatest Thing in the World and Other Addresses

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Henry Drummond


The spiritual classic The Greatest Thing In the World is a trenchant and tender analysis of Christian love as set forth in the thirteenth ch…

Has a Frog a Soul?

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Thomas Henry Huxley


Thomas Huxley, known as “Darwin’s Bulldog” for his championing and development of Darwinism, was perhaps the most important Victorian biolog…

An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation

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Jeremy Bentham


Jeremy Bentham's Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation, a classic text in modern philosophy and jurisprudence, first publ…

Some Turns of Thought in Modern Philosophy

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George Santayana


Before the beginning of World War II, during the time of the Modernist movement in philosophy, George Santayana wrote these five descriptive…

The Ethics of Belief

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William Kingdon Clifford


This is an essay on decision biases and a critique on prejudices, neatly written and thought provoking. (Summary by sidhu177)

孫子兵法 (The Art of War)

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Sun Tzu 孙武


《孙子兵法》是从战国时期成书以来,就一直风靡流传的军事著作。古今中外的军事家们都使用其中论述的军事理论来指导战争,而且,其中论述的基本理论和思想还被运用到了现代经营决策和社会管理方面。总结《孙子兵法》全书,我们可以看到其中有四个主要思想贯穿于始终,即整体思维的战争论、唯物主义的战…

Selected Essays

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Voltairine De Cleyre


Voltairine de Cleyre (1866–1912) was, according to Emma Goldman, "the most gifted and brilliant anarchist woman America ever produced.&…

The Monadology

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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz


The Monadology (La Monadologie, 1714) is one of Gottfried Leibniz’s best known works representing his later philosophy. It is a short text w…

Pep: Poise, Efficiency, Peace

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William C. Hunter


Colonel William Crosbie Hunter was a businessman and self-help writer who was moderately popular in the early 20th century. His books set fo…

Oscar Wilde: Art and Morality

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Stuart Mason


“Who can help laughing when an ordinary journalist seriously proposes to limit the subject-matter at the disposal of the artist?”“We are dom…

The Prussian Officer

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D. H. Lawrence


The collection of short stories - of which The Prussian Officer is one - was Lawrence’s first such book. A German officer and his orderly ar…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 05 (ver 2)

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Jean de la Fontaine


Les Fables de La Fontaine constituent la principale œuvre poétique du classicisme, et l'un des plus grands chefs d'œuvre de la litt&e…

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