Ancient

Theaetetus

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Plato


Theaetetus (Ancient Greek: Θεαίτητος) discusses concepts including perception, true judgment and knowledge. Socrates compares the human mind…

Parmenides

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Plato


Parmenides (Ancient Greek: ΠΑΡΜΕΝΙΔΗΣ) recounts a meeting between Socrates, Zeno and Parmenides. Topics discussed include universals, plural…

On Duties

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Marcus Tullius Cicero


On Duties (Latin: DE OFFICIIS) discusses virtue, expediency and apparent conflicts between the two. St. Ambrose, St. Jerome and other Doctor…

Eudemian Ethics

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Aristotle


Eudemian Ethics (Greek: ΗΘΙΚΩΝ ΕΥΔΗΜΙΩΝ Latin: ETHICA EUDEMIA) discusses topics including virtue, friendship, happiness and God. It is belie…

Moral Letters, Vol. II

Read by Suprada Urval


Lucius Annaeus Seneca


This is the second volume of the Letters, Epistles LXVI-XCII. Among the personalities of the early Roman Empire there are few who offer to t…

Yang Chu's Garden of Pleasure

Read by Chris Masterson


Liezi


At the Court of Liang at the period of Yang Chu, about 300 B.C., the philosophers were treated as guests of the reigning king, who reserved …

Prasna Upanishad

Read by Jothi Tharavant


Unknowntranslated Byf. Max Müller and Translated Byf. Max Müller


The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad"…

Von der Kürze des Lebens

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Lucius Annaeus Seneca


Veröffentlicht 1829."Es ist nicht wenig Zeit, was wir haben, sondern es ist viel, was wir nicht nützen."Über die Ko…

Ἀπολογία Σωκράτους (The Apology of Socrates in Ancient Greek)

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Plato


Ο Πλάτωνας ήταν σπουδαίος Έλληνας φιλόσοφος και συγγραφέας (427 π.Χ. - 347 π.Χ.), ο γνωστότερος μαθητής του Σωκράτη. Ο Πλάτων έγραψε την Απο…

Meditaciones

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Marcus Aurelius


El emperador romano Marco Aurelio además de ser recordado por su buen gobierno, ha pasado a la posteridad por esta obra singular&iacu…

Cratylus

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Plato


Cratylus (ΚΡΑΤΥΛΟΣ) discusses whether things have names by mere convention or have true names which can only be correctly applied to the obj…

Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

Read by Jothi Tharavant


Unknowntranslated Byf. Max Müller and Translated Byf. Max Müller


The word Upanishad (upa-ni-shad) consists of, "Upa" means "near;" "ni" means "down;" "shad"…

On the Nature of Things (Leonard translation)

Read by Daniel Vimont


Titus Lucretius Carus


On the Nature of Things, written in the first century BCE by Titus Lucretius Carus, is one of the principle expositions on Epicurean philoso…

The Enchiridion

Read by John Pederson


Epictetus


The Enchiridion (also translated as “Handbook” or “Manual”) of Epictetus is a short collection of Stoic precepts compiled by Arrian, a stude…

Kriton

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Plato


Kriton by Platon (428/427 v. Chr. – 348/347 v. Chr.). Übersetzung durch Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher (1768-1834) von 1818.Der …

Charmides

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Plato


Charmides (Χαρμίδης) discusses the virtue of temperance. (Summary by Geoffrey Edwards)

Statesman

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Plato


Statesman (Ancient Greek: Πολιτικός) discusses God's role in maintaining the universe and describes the statesman as a good shepherd who pro…

Lesser Hippias

Read by Kevin Johnson


Plato


This work may not be by Plato, or his entirely, but Jowett has offered his sublime translation, and seems to lean towards including it in th…

Lysis

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Plato


Lysis (Λύσις) discusses friendship and love between the good and bad. (Summary by Geoffrey Edwards)

Apology of Socrates (version 2)

Read by Phil Chenevert


Plato


The Apology is Plato's version of the speech given by Socrates as he defended himself in 399 BC[2] against the charges of "corrupting t…

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