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Humanities

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Ethics

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Ethics

Benedict de Spinoza

Literary essays; History of Western philosophy; Non-Western philosophy; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Provides a coherent picture of reality, and a guide to the meaning of an ethical life. This book follows a logical format,... [more]

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Personal Writings

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Personal Writings

Ignatius Of Loyola, Joseph A. Munitiz

Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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One of the key figures in Christian history, St Ignatius of Loyola (c 1491-1556) was a passionate and unique spiritual thinker... [more]

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Pensees

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Pensees

Blaise Pascal

Philosophy of religion; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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A collection of philosohical fragments, notes and essays in which the author explores the contradictions of human nature in... [more]

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Human, All Too Human

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Human, All Too Human

Friedrich Nietzsche

Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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A series of 638 aphorisms and discourses on subjects ranging from art, arrogance and boredom to passion, science, vanity,... [more]

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The Birth of Tragedy: Out of the Spirit of Music

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The Birth of Tragedy: Out of the Spirit of Music

Friedrich Nietzsche

Literary studies: general; Philosophy: aesthetics; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Presents an argument for the necessity for art in life. This book is based on the author's enthusiasms for Greek tragedy,... [more]

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Essays

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Essays

Michel Montaigne

Literary essays; Philosophy

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Revealing the author's thoughts on sexuality, religion, cannibals, intellectuals, and other unexpected themes, this work includes... [more]

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Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One is

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Ecce Homo: How One Becomes What One is

Friedrich Nietzsche

Biography: general; History of Western philosophy; Psychological theory & schools of thought; Popular psychology; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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An autobiography completed days before Nietzsche's mental collapse and in every way his last testament. It is a summary of... [more]

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Either/Or: A Fragment of Life

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Either/Or: A Fragment of Life

Soren Kierkegaard

Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Published in 1843, this is one of the earliest of Kierkegaard's major works. The author plays devil's advocate putting forward... [more]

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The Art of Rhetoric

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The Art of Rhetoric

Aristotle

Public speaking guides; Semantics; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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This text examines Aristotle's Rhetoric as a classic treatise on the arts of public speaking and persuasion which played... [more]

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Natural History

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Natural History

Pliny the Elder

Literary essays

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A work that ranges from astronomy to art and from geography to zoology. Mingling acute observation with often wild speculation,... [more]

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The Enneads

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The Enneads

Plotinus

Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500

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This massive work of synthesis is one of the classics of Western mysticism. Plotinus was the main expositor of neo-platonism,... [more]

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The History of the Church from Christ to Constantine

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The History of the Church from Christ to Constantine

Bishop of Caesarea Eusebius

General & world history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; The Early Church

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Presents a historical record of the Church during its crucial first 300 years. Tracing the history of the Church from the... [more]

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Conversations of Socrates

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Conversations of Socrates

Xenophon

Literary essays

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After the execution of Socrates in 399 BC, a number of his followers wrote dialogues featuring him as the protagonist and,... [more]

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The Sickness Unto Death: A Christian Psychological Exposition of Edification and Awakening by Anti-Climacus

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The Sickness Unto Death: A Christian Psychological Exposition of Edification...

Soren Kierkegaard

Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy of religion; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Explores the concept of 'despair', alerting readers to the diversity of ways in which they may be described as living in this... [more]

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The Civil Wars

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The Civil Wars

Appian

European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Military history

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Covering the period from the rise of Tiberius Gracchus in 133 BC to the eve of the Battle of Actium, this book offers a narrative... [more]

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Ecclesiastical History of the English People: With Bede's Letter to Egbert and Cuthbert's Letter on the Death of Bede

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Ecclesiastical History of the English People: With Bede's Letter to Egbert...

the Venerable Saint Bede, David Dumville

The Early Church; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Written in AD 731, Bede's work opens with a background sketch of Roman Britain's geography and history. It goes on to tell... [more]

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The Iliad

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The Iliad

Homer

Poetry by individual poets

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A story that centres on the critical events in four days of the tenth and final year of the war between the Greeks and the... [more]

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A Confession and Other Religious Writings

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A Confession and Other Religious Writings

Leo Tolstoy

Literary essays; Religion: general; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

Paperback

This is a reader covering Tolstoy's later beliefs after he had rejected orthodox religion. The book mainly draws on Confession... [more]

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The Roman History: The Reign of Augustus

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The Roman History: The Reign of Augustus

Cassius Cocceianus Dio

European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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Augustus Caesar, the first emperor of Rome (27 BC AD 14), brought peace and prosperity to his city after decades of savage... [more]

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De Anima (On the Soul)

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De Anima (On the Soul)

Aristotle

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology

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For Plato the soul was the seat of being, metaphysically distinct from the body that it was forced temporarily to inhabit.... [more]

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Selected Letters

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Selected Letters

Cicero

Biography: general

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Provides a brief biographical sketch of the Roman consul and orator, and gathers his selected correspondence, in which he... [more]

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The Later Roman Empire: (a.D. 354-378)

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The Later Roman Empire: (a.D. 354-378)

Ammianus Marcellinus

European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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A fourth century army officer recounts the history of Rome during the reigns of Constantius, Julian, Jovian, Valentinian and... [more]

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Fear and Trembling: Dialectical Lyric by Johannes De Silentio

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Fear and Trembling: Dialectical Lyric by Johannes De Silentio

Soren Kierkegaard

History of Western philosophy; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Presents Abraham as a great man, who chose to sacrifice his son, Isaac, in the face of conflicting expectations and in defiance... [more]

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The History of Alexander

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The History of Alexander

Quintus Curtius Rufus

Biography: historical, political & military; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE

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Alexander the Great (356-323 BC), who led the Macedonian army to victory in Egypt, Syria, Persia and India, was perhaps the... [more]

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The Three Theban Plays: Antigone, Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus

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The Three Theban Plays: Antigone, Oedipus the King, Oedipus at Colonus

Sophocles

Plays & playscripts; Literary studies: classical, early & medieval; Literary studies: plays & playwrights

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Free when packaged with any Damrosch World Literature title. [more]

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