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  • On the Shortness of Life by Seneca
    On the Shortness of Life (English, Paperback) Seneca

    The Stoic writings of the philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into the art of living and the importance of reason and morality and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and timeless wisdom.

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  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
    Meditations (English, Hardback) Marcus Aurelius

    Offers a range of spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. This book covers diverse topics such as the question of virtue, human rationality, the nature of the gods and emotions.

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  • Meditations by Marcus Aurelius
    Meditations (English, Paperback) Marcus Aurelius

    The Mediations of the great Roman philosopher-emperor Marcus Aurelius are simple yet profound works of stoic philosophy that continue to offer guidance and consolation to many with their eloquence, wisdom and humility.

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  • Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
    Beyond Good and Evil (English, Hardback) Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

    One of the most iconoclastic philosophers of all time, the author dramatically rejected notions of good and evil, truth and God. With wit and subversive energy, he demands that the individual impose their own 'will to power' upon the world. This book demonstrates that the world is steeped in false piety and infected with a 'slave morality'.

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  • Human, All Too Human & Beyond Good and Evil by Friedrich Nietzsche
    Human, All Too Human & Beyond Good and Evil (English, Paperback) Friedrich Nietzsche

    Human, All Too Human (1878) marks the point where Nietzsche abandons German romanticism for the French Enlightenment. The result is one of the cornerstones of his life's work. Beyond Good and Evil (1886) is a scathing and powerful critique of philosophy, religion and science.

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  • Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth by R.Buckminster Fuller
    Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth (English, Paperback) R.Buckminster Fuller

    Initially published in 1969, and one of Fuller's most popular works, Operating Manual for Spaceship Earth is a brilliant synthesis of his world view. In this very accessible volume, Fuller investigates the great challenges facing humanity, and the principles for avoiding extinction and "exercising our option to make it."

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  • The Birth of Tragedy by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
    The Birth of Tragedy (English, Paperback) Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

    Philosopher's classic study declares that Greek tragedy achieved greatness through a fusion of elements of Apollonian restraint and control with Dionysian components of passion and the irrational.

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  • Nausea by Jean-Paul Sartre
    Nausea (English, Paperback) Jean-Paul Sartre

    A story of the troubled life of an introspective historian, Antoine Roquentin, and an exposition of one of the most influential and significant philosophical attitudes of modern times - existentialism. It chronicles Antoine's struggle with the realisation that he is an entirely free agent in a world devoid of meaning.

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  • Being and Time by Martin Heidegger
    Being and Time (English, Paperback) Martin Heidegger

    A revised translation of Heidegger's most important work.

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  • A Guide to the Good Life by William B. Irvine
    A Guide to the Good Life (English, Hardback) William B. Irvine

    Using the psychological insights and the practical techniques of the ancient Roman Stoics, Irvine offers a road map for anyone seeking to avoid the feelings of chronic dissatisfaction that plague so many.

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  • The Human Condition by Hannah Arendt
    The Human Condition (English, Paperback) Hannah Arendt

    Considering humankind from the perspective of the actions of which it is capable, this text addresses diminishing human agency and political freedom - the paradox that as human powers increase through technology and inquiry, we are less equipped to control the consequences of our actions.

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  • Being and Nothingness by Jean-Paul Sartre
    Being and Nothingness (English, Hardback) Jean-Paul Sartre

    A new trade edition of Sartre's magnum opus. First published in 1943, this masterpiece defines the modern condition and still holds relevance for today's readers.

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  • Discourses, Fragments, Handbook by Epictetus
    Discourses, Fragments, Handbook (English, Paperback) Epictetus

    This is the only complete modern translation of Epictetus's Discourses, together with the Handbook and fragments. A major work of Stoic practical ethics, the Discourses teach that the basis of happiness is up to us. This accessible new translation is accompanied by a full introduction and thorough notes.

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  • Must We Mean What We Say? by Stanley Cavell
    Must We Mean What We Say? (English, Paperback) Stanley Cavell

    This famous collection of essays by Stanley Cavell explores a diverse range of issues from philosophy to music and drama.

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  • Ethics by Benedict de Spinoza
    Ethics (English, Paperback) Benedict de Spinoza

    First published in a posthumous edition of 1677, this work by Spinoza is a systematic attempt to work out the nature of God, the relation between mind and body, human psychology, and the best way to live.

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  • Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
    Thus Spake Zarathustra (English, Paperback) Friedrich Nietzsche

    This series of aphorisms, put into the mouth of Zarathustra, contains the kernel of Nietzche's original thought. In it he states that "God is dead" and that Christianity is decadent and leads mankind into a slave morality concerned with the next life rather than this.

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  • Letters from a Stoic by Robin Campbell
    Letters from a Stoic (Multiple languages, Paperback) Seneca

    A philosophy that saw self-possession as the key to an existence lived "in accordance with nature", Stoicism called for restraint of animal instincts and severing of emotional ties. Seneca's contribution to a seemingly unsympathetic creed was to transform it into an inspiring declaration of the dignity of the individual mind.

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  • Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes
    Leviathan (English, Paperback) Thomas Hobbes

    In Leviathan, Hobbes presents us with a portrait of politics which depicts how a state that is made up of the unified body of all its citizens will be powerful, fruitful, protective of each of its members, and - above all - free from internal violence

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  • Letters from a Stoic by Lucius Annaeus Seneca
    Letters from a Stoic (English, Hardback) Lucius Annaeus Seneca

    Selected from the Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium, this title presents a set of 'essays in disguise' from one of the insightful philosophers of the Silver Age of Roman literature.

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  • Tantra Illuminated by Christopher D Wallis
    Tantra Illuminated (English, Paperback) Christopher D Wallis, Ekabhumi Ellik

    Tantra Illuminated takes the reader on a fascinating journey to the very heart of Tantra: its key teachings, foundational lineages, and transformative practices.

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