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The Song Against Songs

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G. K. Chesterton


LibriVox volunteers bring you 9 recordings of The Song Against Songs by G. K. Chesterton. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for Octobe…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 10

Read by Jean Lambert


Jean de la Fontaine


Toujours observateur des comportements humains, Jean de La Fontaine ne cesse de les mettre en scène dans ces 16 fables, tantôt …

Auguste Comte and Positivism

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John Stuart Mill


Part 1 lays out the framework for Positivism as originated in France by Auguste Comte in his Cours de Philosophie Positive. Mill examines th…

The Riddle of the Universe

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Ernst Haeckel


The Riddle of the Universe is the philosophical work of Ernst Haeckel, eminent biologist, in which he explores the meaning of life, the natu…

Lectures of Col. R.G. Ingersoll, Volume 2

Read by Ted Delorme


Robert G. Ingersoll


A second volume of lectures by the most famous orator of the 19th century. Ingersoll was a tireless crusader for the dignity of humanity, an…

The Truth About Jesus. Is He a Myth?

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M. M. Mangasarian


The following work offers in book form the series of studies on the question of the historicity of Jesus, presented from time to time before…

מדינת היהודים (The Jewish State)

Read by Omri Lernau


Theodor Herzl


Der Judenstaat (German, The Jewish State) is a book written by Theodor Herzl and published in 1896 in Leipzig and Vienna by M. Breitenstein'…

Six Characters in Search of an Author

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Luigi Pirandello


Six Characters in Search of an Author (Sei personaggi in cerca d'autore) is the most famous and celebrated play by the Italian writer Luigi …

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 002

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Various


A collection of ten short nonfiction works in the public domain. The essays, speeches and reports included in this collection were independ…

Considerations on Representative Government

Read by Bill Boerst


John Stuart Mill


Mill's volume was published in 1861 as an argument favoring this form of governance. Mill covers what forms of government work best, includi…

Human Nature And Conduct - Part 1, The Place of Habit in Conduct

Read by William Allan Jones


John Dewey


John Dewey, an early 20th Century American philosopher, psychologist, educational theorist saw Social Psychology as much a physical science …

De Profundis (version 2)

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Oscar Wilde


This is a letter written from prison in 1897 by Oscar Wilde to Lord Alfred Douglas, in which he recounts how he came to be in prison and cha…

Omega: The Last Days of the World

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Camille Flammarion


Omega: The Last Days of the World is a science fiction novel published in 1894 by Camille Flammarion. On 25th century Earth, a comet made mo…

What Is Love?

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Ernest Dowson


LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of What Is Love? by Ernest Dowson. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 15, 2012.Ernest C…

The Madman: His Parables And Poems and The Forerunner: His Parables And Poems

Read by David Wales


Kahlil Gibran


Two short books by the Lebanese-American writer, poet, and mystic. Reflections on existence and life, purpose and meaning. His most famous w…

Essay on the Trial by Jury

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Lysander Spooner


FOR more than six hundred years that is, since Magna Carta, in 1215 there has been no clearer principle of English or American constitutiona…

Tusculan Disputations

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Marcus Tullius Cicero


Tusculan Disputations (Latin: TUSCULANARUM DISPUTATIONUM) is divided into five books which discuss death, pain, grief, perturbations and vir…

The Arabic Hidden Words

Read by Nicholas James Bridgewater


Bahá'U'Lláh


Kalimát-i-Maknúnih or The Hidden Words is a book written in Baghdad around 1857 by Bahá'u'lláh, the founder of t…

Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám (Le Gallienne) - Version 2

Read by Michael Armenta


Omar Khayyám


One of the greatest works of poetry in history, this lyric poem presents the deep feelings and emotions of the poet on subjects such as life…

Religio Medici and Hydriotaphia

Read by Nicole Lee


Thomas Browne


Religio Medici (The Religion of a Doctor) sets out Sir Thomas Browne's spiritual testament as well as being an early psychological self-port…

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