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Critón o el deber

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Plato


Diálogo entre Sócrates y Critón, horas antes de la ejecución del filósofo, en que se trata del deber. Su…

Musings of a Chinese Mystic: Selections from the Philosophy of Chuang Tzu

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Lionel Giles


If Lao Tzu then had revolted against the growing artificiality of life in his day, a return to nature must have seemed doubly imperative to …

Ancient Greek Philosopher-Scientists

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Varioustranslated Bywilliam Ellery Leonard


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

Theaetetus

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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…

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…

On Duties

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Marcus Tullius Cicero


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

Yang Chu's Garden of Pleasure

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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 …

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…

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 di…

Prasna Upanishad

Read by Jothi Tharavant


Unknowntranslated Byf. Max Müller


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

Cratylus

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Plato


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

Moral Letters, Vol. II

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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…

On the Nature of Things (Leonard translation)

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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…

Brihadaranyaka Upanishad

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Unknowntranslated Byf. Max Müller


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

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. De…

Charmides

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Plato


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

Lesser Hippias

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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…

Statesman

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Plato


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

Lysis

Read by Geoffrey Edwards


Plato


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

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