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Two Tactics of Social-Democracy in the Democratic Revolution

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Vladimir Ilyich Lenin


In the heat of the failed 1905 revolution in Russia, Lenin here contrasts the precision of the Bolshevik political program and tactics with …

Timaeus

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Plato


"Our intention is, that Timaeus, who is the most of an astronomer amongst us, and has made the nature of the universe his special study…

All of Grace

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Charles H. Spurgeon


HE WHO SPOKE and wrote this message will be greatly disappointed if it does not lead many to the Lord Jesus. It is sent forth in childlike d…

The Critique of Pure Reason

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Immanuel Kant


The Critique of Pure Reason, first published in 1781 with a second edition in 1787, has been called the most influential and important philo…

Representative Men

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Ralph Waldo Emerson


A series of biographical lectures originally published in 1850. Each chapter is a philosophical treatment of the life of an intellectual. Th…

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…

Bushido: The Soul of Japan

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Inazō Nitobe


Bushido: The Soul of Japan written by Inazo Nitobe was one of the first books on samurai ethics that was originally written in English for a…

Du contrat social

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau


Objet de scandale, dès sa parution en 1762, Du contrat social allait connaître sa consécration à la périod…

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…

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…

Forgiveness (Whittier)

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John Greenleaf Whittier


LibriVox volunteers bring you 13 recordings of Forgiveness by John Greenleaf Whittier. This was the Weekly Poetry project for June 2, 2013.W…

Émile, ou De l’éducation

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau


Jean-Jacques Rousseau, né le 28 juin 1712 à Genève et mort le 2 juillet 1778 à Ermenonville, est un écriv…

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…

Offences Against One's Self: Paederasty

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Jeremy Bentham


Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) was an English jurist, philosopher, and legal and social reformer. He was a political radical and a leading theor…

Pensées

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Blaise Pascal


Pascal's Pensées is widely considered to be a masterpiece, and a landmark in French prose. When commenting on one particular section …

Traité de pédagogie

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Emmanuel Kant


« Kant fut un pédagogue. Il le fut dans tous les sens du mot. La pauvreté de sa famille le força à d&eacut…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 014

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Various


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

Ancient Greek Philosopher-Scientists

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Various


The Pre-Socratic Greek philosophers, that is, the philosopher-scientists who lived before or contemporaneously to Socrates, were the first m…

The Philosophy of the Plan of Salvation

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James Barr Walker


The book is a series of independent demonstrations, the results of which accumulate to the final conclusion, that the Christian religion is …

Considerations on Representative Government

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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…

Fables de La Fontaine, livre 03

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Jean de la Fontaine


Voici le troisième des douze livres des Fables de La Fontaine. Celles-ci datent du XVIIe siècle et ont été enreg…

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