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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

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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)

Editor’s Preface

In Essays in Radical Empiricism

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William James


William James (1842 – 1910) was a pioneering American psychologist and philosopher. He wrote influential books on the young science of psych…

Former Abundance Of Wild Life

In Our Vanishing Wild Life

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William T. Hornaday


We are weary of witnessing the greed, selfishness and cruelty of "civilized" man toward the wild creatures of the earth. We are si…

Chapter 5: Of Religion by Renouncing Fruit of Works

In Bhagavad Gita

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Translated by Sir Edwin Arnold and Unknowntranslated Bysir Edwin Arnold


The content of the text is a conversation between Krishna and Arjuna taking place on the battlefield of Kurukshetra just prior to the start …

Preface to the First Edition

In Principles of Economics, Book 1: Preliminary Survey

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Alfred Marshall


Principles of Economics was a leading economics textbook of Alfred Marshall (1842-1924), first published in 1890. Marshall began writing the…

Introduction

In Leviathan (Books I and II)

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Thomas Hobbes


Leviathan, or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil, commonly called Leviathan, is a book written in 1651…