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Stoic Six Pack 2

Author : Seneca
ISBN : 9781329611344
Genre : Religion
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Each work has been newly revised, edited and curated for the digital age. There is a complete Musonius Rufus and the rarely published Stoic Hierocles. Consolations From A Stoic contains all three of Seneca's consolations - To Marcia, To Helvia and To Polybius. On The Shortness of Life also by Seneca is presented in a brand new translation by author Damian Stevenson. The Stoics by Diogenes Laërtius is a fascinating 3rd century biography of the first Greek Stoics - Zeno of Citium, Dinoysius the Renegade, Chrysippus of Soli et al and there is also Meditations In Verse, an interesting Victorian poetic homage to Aurelius. Stoic Six Pack 2 is an amazing collection of masterworks and rarities, a must-read for fans of Meditations, Letters From A Stoic and Stoic philosophy in general.
Category: Religion

Renascence Of The English Dram

Author : Henry Arthur 1851-1929 Jones
ISBN : 1373926597
Genre : History
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
Category: History

Dissertations And Discussions

Author : John Stuart Mill
ISBN : 9781605203911
Genre : Philosophy
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Even the scattered thoughts of a great thinker are worth pondering, and here are the "miscellaneous productions" of John Stuart Mill, one of the foremost intellectuals of the late 19th century. Collected by the author and first published in book form in 1867, these are writings originally appearing in periodicals that Mill considered "desirable to preserve." Volume III of this three-volume set includes the essays: [ "Thoughts on Parliamentary Reform" [ "Recent Writers on Reform" [ "Bain's Psychology" [ "A Few Words on Non-Intervention" [ "The Contest in America" [ "Austin on Jurisprudence" [ "Plato" English philosopher and politician JOHN STUART MILL (1806-1873) served as an administrator in the East Indian Company from 1823 to 1858, and as a member of parliament from 1865 to 1868. Among his essays on a wide range of political and social thought are Principles of Political Economy (1848), Considerations on Representative Government (1861), and The Subjection of Women (1869).
Category: Philosophy

Lectures On Negative Dialectics

Author : Theodor W. Adorno
ISBN : 9780745694573
Genre : Philosophy
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This volume comprises one of the key lecture courses leading up to the publication in 1966 of Adorno's major work, Negative Dialectics. These lectures focus on developing the concepts critical to the introductory section of that book. They show Adorno as an embattled philosopher defining his own methodology among the prevailing trends of the time. As a critical theorist, he repudiated the worn-out Marxist stereotypes still dominant in the Soviet bloc – he specifically addresses his remarks to students who had escaped from the East in the period leading up to the building of the Berlin Wall in 1961. Influenced as he was by the empirical schools of thought he had encountered in the United States, he nevertheless continued to resist what he saw as their surrender to scientific and mathematical abstraction. However, their influence was potent enough to prevent him from reverting to the traditional idealisms still prevalent in Germany, or to their latest manifestations in the shape of the new ontology of Heidegger and his disciples. Instead, he attempts to define, perhaps more simply and fully than in the final published version, a ‘negative', i.e. critical, approach to philosophy. Permeating the whole book is Adorno’s sense of the overwhelming power of totalizing, dominating systems in the post-Auschwitz world. Intellectual negativity, therefore, commits him to the stubborn defence of individuals – both facts and people – who stubbornly refuse to become integrated into ‘the administered world’. These lectures reveal Adorno to be a lively and engaging lecturer. He makes serious demands on his listeners but always manages to enliven his arguments with observations on philosophers and writers such as Proust and Brecht and comments on current events. Heavy intellectual artillery is combined with a concern for his students’ progress.
Category: Philosophy


Author : F. C. T. Moore
ISBN : 052142402X
Genre : Philosophy
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An examination of the philosophy of Henri Bergson (1859-1941) showing how relevant Bergson is to much contemporary philosophy.
Category: Philosophy

The Fragments Of Sophocles

Author : Richard Claverhouse Jebb
ISBN : 9781108009867
Genre : Drama
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The first volume of Jebb's edition of the fragments of Sophocles, completed after his death by Headlam and Pearson and published in 1917, contains a general introduction and the text of the fragments from 'Athamas' to 'Ichneutae', presented in Greek alphabetical order, together with a commentary.
Category: Drama

Notes And Fragments

Author : Immanuel Kant
ISBN : 1139443151
Genre : Philosophy
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This 2005 volume provides an extensive translation of the notes and fragments that survived Kant's death in 1804. These include marginalia, lecture notes, and sketches and drafts for his published works. They are important as an indispensable resource for understanding Kant's intellectual development and published works, casting fresh light on Kant's conception of his own philosophical methods and his relations to his predecessors, as well as on central doctrines of his work such as the theory of space, time and categories, the refutations of scepticism and metaphysical dogmatism, the theory of the value of freedom and the possibility of free will, the conception of God, the theory of beauty, and much more.
Category: Philosophy

Lectures On Greek Philosophy 1928

Author : John Anderson
ISBN : 9781920899073
Genre : Philosophy, Ancient
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The Lectures on Greek Philosophy of 1928 are among the earliest lectures we have of John Anderson's, delivered in the year following his arrival in Sydney in 1927. In these teachings he closely and critically followed John Burnet's classic work Early Greek Philosophy. Anderson's complete course covered the pre-Socratics extensively before progressing to the Socratic Dialogues and Aristotle. The study of Greek Philosophy for Anderson provided an important corrective to the attitudes and forms of inquiry dominating modern philosophy. The study of Greek philosophy was essential to Anderson because the Greeks "are far clearer on many questions than modern philosophers...they avoid many modern errors, and especially... they are not, like the moderns, obsessed with 'the problem of knowledge'... they do not set out to discover (that is to say, to know!) how, or how much, we can know, before they are prepared to know anything." Modern philosophers need to return to "the Greek consideration of things", to finally abandon epistemology as "an intrusion of mind into logic and of a false logic into psychology" and accept the direct commonsense realism of the Greek philosophers.
Category: Philosophy, Ancient

Lectures On The Philosophy Of Religion

Author : Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
ISBN : 0520213742
Genre : Philosophy
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The third volume of philosopher G.W.F. Hegel's LECTURES ON THE PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION covers Hegel's philosophical interpretation of Christianity. Taken together, the three volumes establish a critical study, separating the material and publishing it as autonomous units on the basis of a complete re-editing of the sources--a series of actual lectures delivered by Hegel in 1821, 1824, 1827, and 1831.
Category: Philosophy

Gathering The Fragments

Author : Charles Thomas
ISBN : 9781908878021
Genre : History
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This selection of work by Professor Charles Thomas, Cornwall's leading historian, focuses on the more elusive titles from his long and illustrious career and covers the whole range of his output from folklore and archaeology to military and local history, and from cerealogy to cryptozoology. The book also includes unpublished material, as well as specially composed introductions to each chapter, a full biography and a select bibliography. Professor Charles Thomas CBE DL DLitt FBA FSA is a former President of the Council for British Archaeology, the Society for Medieval Archaeology, the Royal Institution of Cornwall, the Cornwall Archaeological Society and the Cornish Methodist Historical Society. He is currently the President of The John Harris Society. Edited by Chris Bond.
Category: History

The Euroschool Lectures On Physics With Exotic Beams

Author : J.S. Al-Khalili
ISBN : 9783540337867
Genre : Science
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This is the second volume in a series of lecture notes based on the highly s- cessful Euro Summer School on Exotic Beams that has been running yearly since 1993 (apart from 1999) and is planned to continue to do so. It is the aim of the School and these lecture notes to provide an introduction to - dioactive ion beam (RIB) physics at the level of graduate students and young postdocs starting out in the ?eld. Each volume will contain lectures covering a range of topics from nuclear theory to experiment to applications. Our understanding of atomic nuclei has undergone a major re-orientation over the past two decades and seen the emergence of an exciting ?eld of research: the study of exotic nuclei. The availability of energetic beams of short-lived nuclei, referred to as radioactive ion beams (RIBs), has opened the way to the study of the structure and dynamics of thousands of nuclear species never before observed in the laboratory. In its 2004 report “Persp- tives for Nuclear Physics Research in Europe in the Coming Decade and - yond”, the Nuclear Physics European Collaboration Committee (NuPECC) statesthatthe?eldofRIBphysicsisoneofthemostimportantdirectionsfor the future science programme in Europe. In 2005 it published its “Roadmap for Construction of Nuclear Physics Research Infrastructures in Europe”.
Category: Science