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The Book of Lieh-Tzu

Read by Chris Masterson


Liezi


Although Lieh Tzu's work has evidently passed through the hands of many editors and gathered numerous accretions, there remains a considerab…

Walking

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Henry David Thoreau


This was originally a lecture given by Thoreau in 1851 at the Concord lyceum titled "The Wild" . He revised it before his death an…

She-rab Dong-bu (The Tree of Wisdom)

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Nagarjuna


The She-rab Dong-bu (Tree of Wisdom) is a metrical translation in Tibetan of a Sanscrit ethical work entitled Prajnya Danda, written by Naga…

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 …

Section 3, Chapters 9-14

In The Dhammapada

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F. Max Muller and Unknowntranslated Byf. Max Müller


The Dhammapada is is a Buddhist scripture, containing 423 verses in 26 categories. According to tradition, these are verses spoken by the Bu…

Chapter 6: Buddhism and Social Life

In Buddhism and Buddhists in China

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Lewis Hodus and Lewis Hodous


Buddhism and Buddhists in China is an anthropological text describing Buddhism as practiced in China at the beginning of the 20th Century. I…

Chapter IX - The World of Universals

In The Problems of Philosophy

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Bertrand Russell


The Problems of Philosophy is one of Bertrand Russell's attempts to create a brief and accessible guide to the problems of philosophy. Focus…