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Bible (WEB) NT 18: Philemon

Read by Leon Mire


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…

The Fisher’s Boy read by Leon Mire

In The Fisher's Boy

Read by Leon Mire


Henry David Thoreau


LibriVox volunteers bring you 11 different recordings of the Fisher’s Boy by Henry David Thoreau. This was the weekly poetry project for the…

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

Read by Leon Mire


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

Read by Leon Mire


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…

Dirge for Two Veterans read by Leon Mire

In Dirge for Two Veterans

Read by Leon Mire


Walt Whitman


In celebration of Memorial Day in the United States, 2007, LibriVox volunteers bring you twelve different recordings of Dirge for Two Vetera…

Part 3

In Offences Against One's Self: Paederasty

Read by Leon Mire


Jeremy Bentham


Jeremy Bentham (1748-1832) was an English jurist, philosopher, and legal and social reformer. He was a political radical and a leading theor…

Book 2 Chapter 9 - Definitions of Psychology

In The Mind and the Brain

Read by Leon Mire


Alfred Binet


The authorized translation of L’âme et le corps, F. Legge, editor“This book is a prolonged effort to establish a distinction between w…

Preface / Chapter I - Appearance and Reality

In The Problems of Philosophy

Read by Leon Mire


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…

An Answer to the Question: What is Enlightenment?

In Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 001

Read by Leon Mire


Immanuel Kant


A collection of ten short essays or other short nonfiction works in the public domain read by LibriVox volunteers.

VIIC. Formation of the Constitution:Struggle over Ratification

In History of the United States, Vol. III

Read by Leon Mire


Charles and Mary Beard and Charles Austin Beard


Charles Beard was the most influential American historian of the early 20th century. He published hundreds of monographs, textbooks and inte…

Chapter 2: Adam, Part 1

In The Legends of the Jews, Volume 1

Read by Leon Mire


Louis Ginzberg


Rabbi Louis Ginzberg was one of the outstanding Talmudists of the twentieth century. He was born on November 28, 1873, in Kovno, Lithuania; …

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…

Chapter 2: The Entrance of Buddhism into China

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 1, part 3

In A History of Greece to the Death of Alexander the Great, Vol I

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John Bagnell Bury


J. B. Bury wrote his “History of Greece” before World War I, but it was such a good overview of classical Greek history that the third editi…