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 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…

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 Priest and His Disciples (Shaw Translation)

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Hyakuzō Kurata

At the age of twenty-six (at the height of the Great War in Europe), the religious pilgrim and maverick Kurata Hyakuzō wrote a profoundly ph…

Pauls Ontwaken

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Frederik Van Eeden

In dit aangrijpende korte werk beschrijft de schrijver en psychiater Frederik van Eeden het leven en met name de dood van Paul, de jongste z…

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…

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…

A System of Logic

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John Stuart Mill

"In this work, he formulated the five principles of inductive reasoning that are known as Mill's Methods. This work is important in the…

The Prophet (version 5)

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Kahlil Gibran

The Prophet is the best known work of Khalil Gibran, also known as Kahlil Gibran, a Lebanese American poet and artist.The poetic prose of Th…

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-…

Invisible Helpers

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C. W. Leadbeater

Even in this incredulous age, and amidst the full whirl of our nineteenth-century civilization, in spite of the dogmatism of our science and…

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 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…

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…

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…

David Hume and his Influence on Philosophy and Theology

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James Orr

David Hume justly takes rank as the most distinguished member of that brilliant circle of literary men whose names gave such a lustre to the…

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…

Der Lärm - Eine Kampfschrift gegen die Geräusche unseres Lebens

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Theodor Lessing

Jeder hat sich wohl schon einmal über lärmende Zeitgenossen geärgert. Der von Mitmenschen verursachte Krach ist seit je her e…

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