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The Destination Of Man

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Johann Gottlieb Fichte


Johanne Fichte published The Destination of Man (Die Bestimmung des Menschen) in 1799. It was translated into English in 1846 by Jane Sinnet…

The New Idealism

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May Sinclair


The genius of May Sinclair lies in her brilliant bridging of the Victorian and the modern eras, in her determination never to become ossifie…

Christian Science

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Mark Twain


Christian Science is a 1907 collection of essays Mark Twain wrote about Christian Science, beginning with an article that was published in C…

Early Greek Philosophy & Other Essays (Version 2)

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Friedrich Nietzsche


“The essays contained in this volume treat of various subjects. With the exception of perhaps one we must consider all these papers as fragm…

Thomas Hobbes

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Alfred Edward Taylor


This work is a look at the life and ideas of Thomas Hobbes, English philosopher of the seventeenth century. The most important ideas are fo…

Six Radical Thinkers: Bentham, J.S. Mill, Cobden, Carlyle, Mazzini, T.H. Green

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John Maccunn


A radical is a person who holds extreme or unconventional convictions and who advocates fundamental political, economic, or social reforms. …

The Book of Tea (Version 2)

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Kakuzō Okakura


The Book of Tea is as much about philosophy, religion and art as it is about a drink made with dried leaves in boiling water. It traces the …

The Problem of Truth

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Herbert Wildon Carr


A problem of philosophy is completely different from a problem of science. In science we accept our subject-matter as it is presented in una…

The Intermediate Sex: A Study of Some Transitional Types of Men and Women

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Edward Carpenter


Written in 1908 by socialist critic and gay rights activist Edward Carpenter, The Intermediate Sex is a thoughtful, humanizing, and frequent…

Вехи-Сборник статей о русской интеллигенции (Vekhi)

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Nikolai Berdyaev, Sergei Bulgakov, Semyon Frank, Mikhail Gershenzon, Bogdan Kistyakovski, Aron Lande and Peter Struve


Сборник «Вехи» объединяет философские эссе, посвященные русской интеллигенции и её исторической роли. Появление сборника в 1909-…

Ontology, or the Theory of Being

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Peter Coffey


The book is an introduction to metaphysics and Thomistic Ontology. - Summary by shreyasethi

The Service

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Henry David Thoreau


An essay in three parts written in July 1840. "Human life is his topic, and he views it with an Oriental scope of thought, in which di…

The Nature and Authority of Conscience

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Rufus Jones


Rufus Matthew Jones (January 25, 1863 – June 16, 1948) was an American religious leader, writer, magazine editor, philosopher, and college p…

Essays Before a Sonata

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Charles Ives


Some philosophical studies in relation to the ideas of Emerson, Thoreau, Hawthorne. Although the sonata is not explicitly referenced in this…

Civilisation: Its Cause and Cure, and Other Essays

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Edward Carpenter


This publication, by English utopian socialist Edward Carpenter, describes civilisation as a sort of disease with which humanity is afflicte…

01 – Section 01 – From “He is the Living…” to “…and guidance from error.”

In The Brilliant Proof (Burhäne Lämé) in reply to an attack upon the Bahai Revelat…

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Mírzá Abu’l-Fadl Gulpáygání and Mírzá Abu’L-Fadl Gulpáygání


“In these days,” writes the renowned Bahá’í scholar, Mírzá Abu’l-Fadl, “which are the latter days of 1911, A. D.…

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