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Good Sense

Read by Roger Melin

Baron Paul Henri Thiry D' Holbach and Paul Henri Thiry, Baron D'Holbach

In 1770, Baron D'Holbach published his masterpiece, "Systeme de la Nature", which for a long time passed as the posthumous work of…

Culture and Anarchy

Read by Nicole Lee

Matthew Arnold

Culture and Anarchy is a series of periodical essays by Matthew Arnold, first published in Cornhill Magazine 1867-68 and collected as a book…

An Essay Concerning Human Understanding Book II

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John Locke

John Locke wrote four essays on human (or humane) understanding. Here are a few quotes from the book: "I see no reason to believe, that…

The Life of the Spirit and the Life of Today

Read by Mary Reagan

Evelyn Underhill

Underhill emphasizes the practical, here-and-now nature of spiritual life. She argues that spirituality is a genuine and abiding human fact,…

A Ballade of Suicide

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G. K. Chesterton

LibriVox volunteers bring you 18 recordings of A Ballade of Suicide by G. K. Chesterton. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for May 20,…

The Life of Reason volume 1

Read by Fredrik Karlsson

George Santayana

The Life of Reason, subtitled "the Phases of Human Progress", is a book published in five volumes from 1905 to 1906, by Spanish-bo…

Über den Zorn

Read by redaer

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

Lucius Annaeus Seneca, genannt Seneca der Jüngere, war ein römischer Philosoph, Dramatiker, Naturforscher, Staatsmann und als Stoi…

Fishing with a Worm

Read by Betsie Bush

Bliss Perry

Fishing with a Worm by Bliss Perry includes the poignant and philosophical observations of a fly fisherman lured by the worm. Bliss Perry wa…

The Wit and Humor of America, Vol 06

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The Wit and Humor of America is a 10 volume series. In this, the sixth volume, 55 short stories and poems have been gathered from 42 authors…

Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous

Read by Geoffrey Edwards

George Berkeley

Berkeley uses Hylas as his primary contemporary philosophical adversary, John Locke. A Hylas is featured in Greek mythology and the name Hyl…

The Unreality of Time

Read by Carl Manchester

John Mctaggart

John McTaggart was a British metaphysician and philosophical idealist. In this famous article for the periodical Mind, he introduced the not…

An Old Man's Thought of School

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Walt Whitman

LibriVox volunteers bring you 23 recordings of An Old Man's Thought of School by Walt Whitman. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for F…

Magna Moralia

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Magna Moralia (Ancient Greek: ΗΟΙΚΩΝ ΜΕΓΑΛΩΝ, English: Great Ethics) discusses topics including friendship, virtue, happiness and God. It is…

The Birth of Tragedy; or, Hellenism and Pessimism (Version 2)

Read by John Van Stan

Friedrich Nietzsche

This is one of Nietzsche's early academic writings - a scholarly theory about Ancient Greek theatre, specifically tragedies. In a nutshell, …

Les Destinées de la poésie

Read by Christiane Jehanne

Alphonse De Lamartine

Une réflexion sur la Littérature, par un homme de Lettres, aussi poète, et homme politique actif, à médit…

Religion and Science from Galileo to Bergson

Read by Laurie Anne Walden

John Charlton Hardwick

This history of Western philosophy, published in 1920, explores how people have explained the natural world during the last few centuries, w…

Unto this Last: Four Essays on the First Principles of Political Economy

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John Ruskin

John Ruskin (1819 – 1900) is best known for his work as an art critic and social critic, but is remembered as an author, poet and artist as …

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 02 (ver 2)

Read by Jean Lambert

Jean de la Fontaine

« Le second livre des Fables de La Fontaine confirme le grand talent du plus célèbre fabuliste. Son art achevé de…

In Harmony with Nature

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Matthew Arnold

LibriVox volunteers bring you 16 recordings of In Harmony with Nature. by Matthew Arnold. This was the Weekly Poetry project for July 8, 201…

Some Answered Questions

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Abdu’L-Bahá ‘Abbás

Some Answered Questions was first published in 1908. It contains questions asked to `Abdu'l-Bahá by Laura Clifford Barney, during sev…

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