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Enchiridion

by Epictetus

The little book by Epictetus called Enchiridion or “manual” has played a disproportionately large role in the rise of modern attitudes and modern philosophy. As soon as it had been translated into the vernacular...


The Discourses of Epictetus

by P. E. Mathesom

Yet the stress on endurance, self-restraint and power of the will to withstand calamity can often seem coldhearted. It is Epictetus, a lame former slave exiled by the Emperor Domitian, who offers by far the...


The Praise of Folly

by Erasmus

In Praise of Folly is an essay written in Latin in 1509 by Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam and first printed in 1511. Inspired by previous works of the Italian humanist Faustino Perisauli's De Triumpho Stultitiae...


The Great Learning

by Confucius

The Great Learning was one of the "Four Books" in Confucianism. The Great Learning had come from a chapter in the Classic of Rites which formed one of the Five Classics. It consists of a short main text attributed...


The Doctrine of the Mean

by Confucius

The Doctrine of the Mean (Chinese: 中庸; pinyin: Zhōng yōng) is both a doctrine of Confucianism and also the title of one of the Four Books of Confucian philosophy. The Doctrine of the Mean is a text rich...


Herder

by Anik Waldow & Nigel DeSouza

J. G. Herder is enjoying a renaissance in philosophy and related disciplines and yet there are, as yet, few books on him. This unprecedented collection fills a large gap in the secondary literature, highlighting...


The Analects of Confucius; translated by James Legge

by Confucius

The Analects, also known as the Analects of Confucius, is a collection of sayings and ideas attributed to the Chinese philosopher Confucius and his contemporaries, traditionally believed to have been compiled...


Judaism and Modernity: Philosophical Essays

by Gillian Rose

A reinterpretation of thinkers from Benjamin and Rosenzweig to Simone Weil and Derrida

Judaism and Modernity: Philosophical Essays challenges the philosophical presentation of Judaism as the sublime ‘other’...


Language and the Structure of Berkeley's World

by Kenneth L. Pearce

According to George Berkeley (1685-1753), there is fundamentally nothing in the world but minds and their ideas. Ideas are understood as pure phenomenal 'feels' which are momentarily had by a single perceiver,...


Meditations

by Marcus Aurelius

“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.”

― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations.

Méric Casaubon’s famous 1634 translation of Meditations was the first English version...


John Duns Scotus

by Thomas Williams

Thomas Williams presents the most extensive collection of John Duns Scotus's work on ethics and moral psychology available in English. John Duns Scotus: Selected Writings on Ethics includes extended discussions-and...


Everything in Everything

by Anna Marmodoro

Anaxagoras of Clazomenae (Vth century BCE) is best known in the history of philosophy for his stance that there is a share of everything in everything. He puts forward this theory of extreme mixture as a solution...


Confucius and His Teachings about Life- Children's Ancient History Books

by Baby Professor

Don't wait until your kids get to school before they learn about who Confucius is. Get them this book and create an edge among other kids by teaching them history effortlessly. Confucius and his teachings are...


Egyptians, Greeks and Romans: Powerful Ancient Nations

by Baby Professor

Take a stroll back in the ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome with this historical reference book. It discusses the powerful ancient nations and their numerous contributions in the world history, economy, politics,...


Medusa and Her Curse-Children's Greek & Roman Myths

by Baby Professor

Here’s another myth that has survived the tests of time. It has been passed on from one generation to the next, thereby preserving the lessons it brings. If you would notice, most of the Greek and Roman myths...


Death, Disease and the Dark Ages: Troubled Times in the Western World

by Baby Professor

This reference book is all about the troubled times in the western world with all those deaths, diseases and dark times. Fit for those who are studying history or literature, this reference book provides all...


The Mythical Medieval Beasts Ancient History of Europe | Children's Medieval Books

by Baby Professor

The mythical medieval beasts are part of Europe’s ancient history. They have been deeply embedded in their cultures and traditions that you can still hear stories about them. Scientifically, these beasts never...


Minerva and Arachne and the Weaving Contest- Children's Greek & Roman Myths

by Baby Professor

A woman’s envy is very much alive even in the olden times! Case and point, you have the story of Minerva and Arachne. The tale has a disturbing ending so you might want to read this one with your child, just...


Slaves and Serfs: What Is the Difference?- Children's Medieval History Books

by Baby Professor

The Medieval History is very interesting, especially for kids, because it details the time that came after the collapse of the Roman Empire. From this book, your child will learn about the different classes...


Who Really Found America First? | Children's Modern History

by Baby Professor

Enter the world of Modern History and meet the people who braved the open seas in search of new lands and adventures. In this edition, we will explore the events, dates and people that led to the discovery of...