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A History Of Freedom Of Thought

  [english | 1913]  

J Bury


Summary: [Lady Charlotte Bury (ne Campbell) (January 28 1775 ? April 1 1861) was an English novelist who is chiefly remembered in connection with a Diary illustrative of the Times of George IV (1838).]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 212

A Letter To Dion

  [english | 1732]  

Bernard Mandeville


Excerpts: [... between Berkeley and Mandeville that men like . Berkeley, who may be termed the religious-minded . in their anguish, threw logic to the winds, and criticized ...... nothing can make a Man honest or virtuous but a Regard to some religious or moral Principles and characterizes it as precisely the rigorist position ...... clothes in order to deepen the cleavages among the members of ...]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 339

A Lie Never Justifiable

  [english | 1856]  

H Clay Trumbull


Summary: [Henry Clay Trumbull (1830 - 1903) was an American clergyman and author born on June 8 1830 at Stonington Connecticut and educated at Williston Northampton School. He became a world famous editor author and pioneer of the Sunday School Movement. Poor health kept him from formal education past the age of fourteen. He earned three honorary degrees from Yale Lafayette and the University of New York.]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 46

A Man Of The World

  [english | 1905]  

Annie Payson Call


Summary: [The Know-It-All: One Mans Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World is the title of a book by Esquire editor A. J. Jacobs published in 2004. It recounts his experience of reading the entire Encyclopaedia Britannica all 32 volumes of the 2002 edition extending to over 33000 pages with some 44 million words. He set out on this endeavour to become the smartest person in the world. The ...]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 298

A Manual Of Moral Philosophy

  [english | 1873]  

Andrew Preston Peabody


Excerpts: [... form, in the inferior animals. Many of these animals show an active curiosity. Many are gregarious in their native state, and most of the domestic ...... but the coenobites have always vastly outnumbered the hermits monasteries (solitary abodes) have become convents (assemblages) and those who are ...... and guidance of reason, and can safely be indulged only in accordance with the ...]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 444

A Modern Utopia

  [english | 1905]  

H Wells


Summary: [A Modern Utopia is a work of fiction by H. G. Wells]
Genres: [fiction | non-fiction | philosophyDownloads: 132

A New Philosophy Henri Bergson

  [english | 1912]  

Edouard Le Roy


Summary: [A New Philosophy Henri Bergson by Edouard Le Roy. Underneath and beyond the method you have caught the intention and the spirit states Bergson in a letter to the translator.]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 113

A Pluralistic Universe

  [english | 1909]  

William James


Summary: [Essays in radical empiricism: Does consciousness exist? A world of pure experience. The thing and its relations. How two minds can know one thing. The place of affectional facts in a world of pure experience. The experience of activity. The essence of humanism. La notion de conscience.--A pluralistic universe: The types of philosophic thinking. Monistic idealism. Hegel and his method. Concerning]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 98

A Vindication Of The Rights Of Woman

  [english | 1792]  

Mary Wollstonecraft


Summary: [A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: with Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects written by the eighteenth-century British feminist Mary Wollstonecraft is one of the earliest works of feminist philosophy. In it Wollstonecraft responds to those educational and political theorists of the eighteenth century who did not believe women should have an education. She argues that women ought to have ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | philosophyDownloads: 427

Ainsi Parlait Zarathoustra

  [french | 1885]  

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche


Summary: [Thus Spoke Zarathustra: A Book for All and None is a philosophical novel by German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche composed in four parts between 1883 and 1885. Much of the work deals with ideas such as the eternal recurrence of the same the parable on the death of God and the prophecy of the Overman which were first introduced in The Gay Science. Described by Nietzsche himself as the deepest ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | philosophyDownloads: 179

Alexandria And Her Schools

  [english | 1854]  

Charles Kingsley


Summary: [Sir Walter Raleigh and his time.--Plays and Puritans.--Burns and his school.--Hours with the mystics.--Tennyson.--The poetry of sacred and legendary art.--North Devon.--Phaethon.--Alexandria and her schools.--My winter-garden.--England from Wolsey to Elizabeth.]
Genres: [history | non fiction | philosophyDownloads: 213

An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

  [english | 1777]  

David Hume


Summary: [An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding is a book by the Scottish empiricist philosopher David Hume published in 1748. It was a simplification of an earlier effort Humes A Treatise of Human Nature published anonymously in London in 1739 - 40. Hume was disappointed with the reception of the Treatise which fell stillborn from the press as he put it and so tried again to disseminate his ideas to ...]
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An Enquiry Concerning The Principles Of Morals

  [english | 1777]  

David Hume


Summary: [An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals is a book by Scottish enlightenment philosopher David Hume. In it Hume argues (among other things) that the foundations of morals lie with sentiment not reason. An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals (EPM) is the enquiry subsequent to the Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (EHU). Thus it is often referred to as the second Enquiry. It was ...]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 319

An Enquiry Concerning The Principles Of Taste

  [english | 1785]  

Frances Reynolds


Excerpts: [... Montagu it contained a quotation from Dr. Johnson and, best of all, there was attached to the pamphlet a copy (in an unidentified handwriting) of Johnson's ...... dedication to Mrs. Montagu. With Johnson gone, The Queen of the Bluestockings must have appeared the next best patron. That Mrs. Montagu, while no doubt ...... on 15 April 1788 Miss Reynolds wrote again to Mrs. Montagu, ...]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 18

An Ethical Problem

  [english | 1916]  

Albert Leffingwell


Summary: [good]
Genres: [science | philosophyDownloads: 224

An Introduction To Yoga

  [english | 1907]  

Annie Besant


Summary: [I dont know what people want in their lives if they could get something helpful in every sphere of life with little bit of exertion. This book leads to the way where serenity can be had while making your life peaceful and healthy.]
Genres: [non fiction | philosophy | instructionalDownloads: 436

Analysis Of Mr Mill System Of Logic

  [english | 1867]  

William Stebbing


Summary: [Analysis Of Mr Mill S System Of Logic by William Stebbing. Many of the earliest books particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable high quality modern editions using the original text and artwork.]
Genres: [philosophyDownloads: 303

Aphorismen Zur Lebensweisheit

  [german | 1850]  

Arthur Schopenhauer


Summary: [Die Arbeiten die Schopenhauer eigentlich erst nher in der ffentlichkeit bekanntmachten waren die kleinen philosophischen Schriften denen er den Titel Parerga und Paralipomena gab. Die bei weitem bedeutendste Abhandlung ja man knnte wohl sagen den eigentlichen Kernpunkt dieser Schriften bildet die jener eng zusammengehrigen 6 Kapitel die er selbst Aphorismen zur Lebensweisheit nennt.Das Ringen ...]
Genres: [non-fiction | philosophyDownloads: 454

Apology

  [english | 400]  

Plato


Summary: [A Mathematicians Apology is a 1940 essay by British mathematician G. H. Hardy. It concerns the aesthetics of mathematics with some personal content and gives the layman an insight into the mind of a working mathematician.]
Genres: [non-fiction | philosophyDownloads: 416

Arrows Of Freethought

  [english | 1882]  

George William Foote


Summary: [Arrows Of Freethought by G W George William Foote. This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.]
Genres: [philosophy | religionDownloads: 441
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