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Philosophy

  • Benedict de Spinoza

    Ethics

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    Published shortly after his death in 1677, the Ethics is Spinoza's greatest work - a fully cohesive philosophical system that strives to provide a picture of reality and to comprehend the meaning of an ethical life. It defines in turn the nature of God, the mind, human bondage to the emotions and the power of understanding - moving from a consideration of the eternal, to speculate upon humanity's place in the natural order and the path to attainable happiness. A work of elegant simplicity, th...

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  • Sören Kierkegaard

    Fear And Trembling

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    The Father of Existentialism, Kierkegaard transformed philosophy with his conviction that we must all create our own nature; in this great work of religious anxiety, he argues that a true understanding of God can only be attained by making a personal 'leap of faith'.Paperback: 160 PagesProduct Dimensions: 111 x 181 mmISBN: 9780141023939Published by Penguin Books

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  • Mencius

    Mencius

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    translated by D.C. Lau Mencius was one of the great philosophers of ancient China, second only in influence to Confucius, whose teachings he defended and expanded. The Mencius, in which he recounts his dialogues with kings, dukes and military men, as well as other philosophers, is one of the Four Books that make up the essential Confucian corpus. It takes up Confucius's theories of jen, or goodness and yi, righteousness, explaining that the individual can achieve harmony with mankind and the ...

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  • Voltaire

    Miracles And Idolatry

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    Voltaire's short, radical and iconoclastic essays on philosophical ideas from angels to idolatry, miracles to wickedness, make wry observations about human beliefs, and mock hypocrisy and extravagant piety - his call to his fellow men to act with reason and see through the lies they are fed by their leaders has provided inspiration to freethinkers everywhere.Paperback: 144 pagesProduct Dimensions: 111 x 181 mmISBN: 9780141023922Published by Penguin Books

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  • Sun-tzu

    The Art Of War

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    Offering ancient wisdom on how to use skill, cunning, tactics and discipline to outwit your opponent, this bestselling 2000-year-old military manual is still worshipped by soldiers on the battlefield and managers in the boardroom as the ultimate guide to winning.Paperback: 112 pagesProduct Dimensions: 111 x 181 mmISBN: 9780141023816Published by Penguin Books

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  • Confucius

    The First Ten Books

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    Perhaps the most widely read thinker of all time, Confucius transformed Chinese philosophy with his belief that the greatest goal in life was pursuit of 'The Way': a search for virtue not as a means to rewards in this world or the next, but as the pinnacle of human existence.Paperback: 80 PagesProduct Dimensions: 111 x 181 mmISBN: 9780141023809Published by Penguin Books

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    Albert Camus

    The Myth Of Sisyphus

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    Inspired by the myth of a man condemned to ceaselessly push a rock up a mountain and watch it roll back to the valley below, The Myth of Sisyphus transformed twentieth-century philosophy with its impassioned argument for the value of life in a world without religious meaning.Paperback: 144 pagesProduct Dimensions: 111 x 181 mmISBN: 9780141023991Published by Penguin Books

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  • Plato

    The Symposium

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    Plato's retelling of the discourses between Socrates and his friends on such subjects as love and desire, truth and illusion, spiritual transcendence and the qualities of a good ruler, profoundly affected the ways in which we view human relationships, society and leadership - and shaped the whole tradition of Western philosophy.Paperback: 128 pagesProduct Dimensions: 111 x 181 mmISBN: 9780141023847Published by Penguin Books

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