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Stoicism

Read by Leon Mire


St. George William Joseph Stock


This short book is part of the Philosophies Ancient and Modern series, which attempts to make Western philosophy more accessible to the gene…

Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion

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David Hume


In Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, philosopher David Hume examines whether belief in God can be rational. The work takes the form of …

Bible (WEB) NT 10: Ephesians

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World English Bible


Paul writes to the church at Ephesus, beginning with a praise to God for the forgiveness of their sins and for choosing them in His grace. P…

Bible (WEB) NT 18: Philemon

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World English Bible


While in prison, Paul writes this letter to another Christian, Philemon. Paul has met with and converted a man named Onesimus, probably a r…

Chapter XIII, Part 1

In The History of England, from the Accession of James II - (Volume 3, Chapter 13)

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Thomas Babington Macaulay


This chapter traces the history of the Glorious Revolution in Scotland, including the reaction of the country's religious parties, the insta…

Chapter XV - The Value of Philosophy / Bibliographical Note

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…

Of Miracles, Pt. 1

In An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

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David Hume


The Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is a shortened and simplified version of Hume's masterpiece A Treatise of Human Nature. It sough…

Book IV

In The Dawn and the Day

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Henry Thayer Niles


The Dawn and the Day, or, The Buddha and the Christ, Part 1 is a text similar to the epic poetry of Homer or, more accurately, classic Hindu…

00 - Introductory Note

In Buddhist Writings

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Henry Clarke Warren, translator and Varioustranslated Byhenry Clarke Warren


An anthology of Buddhist scriptures, appropriate as an introduction to its vast literature, or as a sampler for those who want to better und…

The Transition from Cell to Human Being

In Sex

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Henry Stanton


Henry Stanton’s 1922 book Sex – Avoided Subjects Discussed in Plain English is intended as a frank (although conservative and moralistic) gu…