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Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy

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Bertrand Russell


Bertrand Russell wrote 'Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy' while imprisoned for protesting Britain's involvement in World War I. Russe…

A Discourse Upon the Origin and the Foundation of the Inequality Among Mankind

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau


This work presents Rousseau's belief in the profoundly transformational effects of the development of civilization on human nature, which Ro…

Soren Kierkegaard, Various Readings

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Various


The writings listed here represent books about Soren Kierkegaard. A fragment of his work, On the Dedication to "That Single Individual&…

Catholic and Anti-Catholic History

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Various


G.K. Chesterton and James Walsh join Hilaire Belloc in an energetic rollout of the means by which history becomes propaganda, to the damage,…

The World As Will and Idea, Vol. 1 of 3

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Arthur Schopenhauer


In this work, Schopenhauer explains his fundamental idea that at the root of the reality we see around us is a Will that eternally, insatiab…

The Path to Prosperity (version 2)

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James Allen


James Allen (1864 - 1912) was a philosopher and a pioneer of New Thought movement. His works have formed the basis of much of the curricu…

The Moral Equivalent of War

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William James


The Moral Equivalent of War, the last public utterance of William James, is significant as expressing the opinions of a practical psychologi…

The Subjection of Women

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John Stuart Mill


The Subjection of Women is the title of an essay written by John Stuart Mill in 1869, possibly jointly with his wife Harriet Taylor Mill, st…

Human, All Too Human: A Book For Free Spirits, Part I

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Friedrich Nietzsche


"Human, all-too-Human, is the monument of a crisis. It is entitled: 'A book for free spirits,' and almost every line in it represents a…

How We Think

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John Dewey


A book written by an American education philosopher in which he proposed “This scientific attitude of mind might, conceivably, be quite irr…

Our Knowledge of the External World: As a Field for Scientific Method in Philos…

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Bertrand Russell


Bertrand Russell gave the Lowell Lectures in March and April of 1914; these lectures produced 'Our Knowledge of the External World'. Russell…

Mysticism and Logic and Other Essays

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Bertrand Russell


This anthology collects a number of fascinating strands of Bertrand Russell's thought. "Mathematics and the Metaphysicians" detail…

The World as Will and Idea, Vol. 2 of 3

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Arthur Schopenhauer


In this work, Schopenhauer explains his fundamental idea that at the root of the reality we see around us is a Will that eternally, insatiab…

The Logic of Hegel

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Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel


This is the William Wallace translation of the first part of Hegel's Encyclopedia of the Philosophical Sciences on logic. This is an outline…

The Philosophy of Logical Atomism

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Bertrand Russell


'The Philosophy of Logical Atomism' is a series of lectures by Bertrand Russell (1872-1970) that touches on numerous topics, including the n…

The World as Will and Idea, Vol. 3 of 3

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Arthur Schopenhauer


In this work, Schopenhauer explains his fundamental idea that at the root of the reality we see around us is a Will that eternally, insatiab…

The Problems of Philosophy (version 2)

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Bertrand Russell


This 1912 book remains among the most widely-used and well-written introductions to philosophy in English. It was aimed to be an accessible …

All Things Are Possible

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Lev Shestov


A passionate exponent of Russian Existentialism, Lev Shestov is little known in the English-speaking world but had an extensive influence on…

Mistakes of Moses

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Robert G. Ingersoll


Robert G. Ingersoll was an extremely popular humanist orator in the late nineteenth century, and he wrote Mistakes of Moses after many bootl…

The Conduct of Life

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Ralph Waldo Emerson


This is the best of Emerson's later works, qualifying his earlier popular essays, series one and two, with the heavier hand of experience. T…

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