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Eleven Theses on Feuerbach

Read by Carl Manchester


Karl Marx


The “Theses on Feuerbach” are eleven short philosophical notes written by Karl Marx in 1845. They outline a critique of the ideas of Marx’s …

Aphorisms

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Oscar Wilde


In 1894, Oscar Wilde (1854 - 1900) published two collections of aphorisms: A Few Maxims For The Instruction Of The Over-Educated, in the Sa…

The Art of Controversy (or: The Art of Being Right)

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Arthur Schopenhauer


The Art of Controversy (or The Art of Being Right) (Die Kunst, Recht zu Behalten) is a short treatise written in 1831 by the German philosop…

Wage-Labour and Capital

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Karl Marx


Originally written as a series of newspaper articles in 1847, Wage-Labour and Capital was intended to give an overview of Marx’s central the…

God and the State

Read by Carl Manchester


Mikhail Bakunin


Bakunin's most famous work, published in various lengths, this version is the most complete form of the work published hitherto.Originally t…

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…

The Unreality of Time

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John Mctaggart


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

The First World War - Selections from the Manchester Guardian

In Local Color Collection Vol. 001

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DH Lawrence, Wilfred Owen and others and The Manchester Guardian


In this celebration of diversity, learn about the myriad histories and cultures behind our volunteers. (summary by Eric Ray)

The Contribution of Psychology to Education

In American Psychology, 1900-1922

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Edward L. Thorndike


This is the first of what is intended to be three projects featuring journal articles which chart the development of psychology as an academ…

Crime and Punishment, part 1

In Selected Essays

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Voltairine de Cleyre and Voltairine De Cleyre


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

Transcendental Doctrine of Elements--Space

In 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…

Ch 3 – Of Individuality

In On Liberty

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John Stuart Mill


Published in 1859, On Liberty details Mill's view that individuals should be left wholly free to engage in any activity, thought or belief t…

I Remember Cheese

In The Complete Book of Cheese

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Robert Carlton Brown and Bob Brown


Bob Brown, after living thirty years in as many foreign lands and enjoying countless national cheeses at the source, returned to New York an…