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  • El arte de la prudencia reviews

    El arte de la prudencia Book Reviews

    Baltasar Gracián & S.L. Deloitte

    Las ideas importantes generalmente ya han sido pensadas a lo largo de la historia, por eso a veces es necesario volver a pensar en ellas de nuevo. Con ese ánimo Deloitte presenta s...

  • The Stoic Mind reviews

    The Stoic Mind Book Reviews

    Addy Osmani & GoLimitlesss

    Discover the timeless wisdom of Stoicism in a modern context with "The Stoic Mind," an enlightening visual guide by Addy Osmani and GoLimitlesss. This rich exploration co...

  • Meditaciones reviews

    Meditaciones Book Reviews

    Marco Aurelio Antonino Augusto & S.L. Deloitte

    En Deloitte consideramos que los fundamentos de la ética y la moral son especialmente útiles para guiar comportamientos y actitudes frente a los retos personales y profesionales.&a...

  • Mind Control reviews

    Mind Control Book Reviews

    Laura Patricia Kearney

    "Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than s...

  • Beyond Good and Evil reviews

    Beyond Good and Evil Book Reviews

    Friedrich Nietzsche & Jordi Roig

    A double purpose animated Nietzsche in his writing of Beyond Good and Evil which was begun in the summer of 1885 and finished the following winter. It is at once an explanation and...

  • The Prince reviews

    The Prince Book Reviews

    Niccolò Machiavelli

    The Prince is a book that was controversial before it had even been sent to the printer. Written in vernacular Italian instead of Latin, dedicated to a member of one of the most po...

  • Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals reviews

    Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals Book Reviews

    Immanuel Kant

    The nature and theoretical underpinnings of ethics have been an intellectual driving force animating the pursuits of great scholars.

  • Encyclopedia Demonica reviews

    Encyclopedia Demonica Book Reviews

    Mike Erkulev

    Most nonfiction works start by positing a problem, a solution to which the work aims to provide. This book addresses three such problems. Problems that have been first acknowledged...

  • Self Reliance reviews

    Self Reliance Book Reviews

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines." Here is a relic from America’s foremost teacher Ralph W...

  • Human, All Too Human reviews

    Human, All Too Human Book Reviews

    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche & Alexander Harvey

    In the first book to show off the aphoristic style for which he would become famous, philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche addresses such subjects as the origins of metaphysics and the h...

  • The Souls of Black Folk reviews

    The Souls of Black Folk Book Reviews

    W. E. B. Du Bois

    When it was first published in 1903, W. E. B Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk represented a seismic shift in the discussion of race in the United States. Earlier AfricanAmerican a...

  • Walden reviews

    Walden Book Reviews

    Henry David Thoreau

    It details Thoreau’s life for two years, two months, and two days around the shores of Walden Pond. Walden is neither a novel nor a true autobiography, but a social critique of the...

  • A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 reviews

    A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 Book Reviews

    Wallace Notestein

    A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Wallace Notestein is in the English languag...

  • The Soul of Man under Socialism reviews

    The Soul of Man under Socialism Book Reviews

    Oscar Wilde

    Wilde did not see kindness or altruism per se as a problem; what worried him was its misapplication in a way which leaves unaddressed the roots of the problem: "the altruistic...

  • Meditations reviews

    Meditations Book Reviews

    Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius

    Meditations is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor 161–180 CE, setting forth his ideas on Stoic philosophy.

  • Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion reviews

    Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion Book Reviews

    David Hume

    Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion is a philosophical work. Through dialogue, three philosophers named Demea, Philo, and Cleanthes debate the nature of God's existence. Whi...

  • Meditations reviews

    Meditations Book Reviews

    Marcus Aurelius

    Written in Greek by the only Roman emperor who was also a philosopher, without any intention of publication, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius offer a remarkable series of challen...

  • The Doctrines of Epicurus reviews

    The Doctrines of Epicurus Book Reviews

    Cassius Amicus

    The Doctrines of Epicurus, philosopher of happiness and freedom, annotated with references from the authoritative ancient Epicurean sources.

  • Srimad Bhagavad-gita reviews

    Srimad Bhagavad-gita Book Reviews

    Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj

    The Srimad Bhagavadgita is the sacred discourse of Sri Krishna to Arjuna on the battlefield at Kurukshetra. It is a part of the great work Mahabharata. This edition of Sri Gita inc...

  • The Science of Getting Rich reviews

    The Science of Getting Rich Book Reviews

    Wallace D. Wattles

    The Secret to Wealth and Prosperity is Closer Than You Think, It's Right Inside You. Follow Wallace D. Wattles as he helps you to make a startling discovery that you hold all ...

  • The Art of Logical Thinking reviews

    The Art of Logical Thinking Book Reviews

    William Walker Atkinson

    Atkinson talks about successful pedagogical approach, guiding through the fundamental elements of formal deductive logic, classification and definition, fallacies, basic argument a...

  • Poetics. English reviews

    Poetics. English Book Reviews

    384 BC-322 BC Aristotle

    In this book, Aristotle offers an account of what he calls "poetry" (a term which in Greek literally means "making" and in this context includes dramac...

  • The Wealth of Nations reviews

    The Wealth of Nations Book Reviews

    Adam Smith

    The Wealth of Nations is economist Adam Smith’s magnum opus and the foundational text of what today we call classical economics. Its publication ushered in a new era of thinking an...

  • The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire reviews

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Book Reviews

    Edward Gibbon & G. B. King

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire tells the story of the Roman Empire from the time of Trajan in the third century to the fall of Constantinople in the sixtee...

  • The Genealogy of Morals reviews

    The Genealogy of Morals Book Reviews

    Friedrich Nietzsche

    First published in German in 1887, The Genealogy of Morals was intended by Nietzsche as a clarification and supplement to his 1882 treatise Beyond Good and Evil . In his last publi...

  • Crito reviews

    Crito Book Reviews

    Plato

    The Crito seems intended to exhibit the character of Socrates in one light only, not as the philosopher, fulfilling a divine mission and trusting in the will of heaven, but simply ...

  • The laws of balance reviews

    The laws of balance Book Reviews

    Laura Patricia Kearney

    The law of balance and the nature of self questioning the very templete of life stuck in a world of opposing forces black to white, fear to love but is there anything else outside ...

  • The Golden Sayings of Epictetus reviews

    The Golden Sayings of Epictetus Book Reviews

    Epictetus

    The Golden Sayings of Epictetus , including the Hymn of Cleanthes. Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher. Epictetus taught that philosoph was a way of life, and note purely theor...

  • Theory of Thought reviews

    Theory of Thought Book Reviews

    Jason Shaw

    ALL MEN BY NATURE DESIRE TO KNOW   – Aristotle [Metaphysics, 350 B.C.]    I present to you an architecture for the interaction of symbols in a hyperdimen...

  • Civil Disobedience reviews

    Civil Disobedience Book Reviews

    Henry David Thoreau

    In it, Thoreau argues that individuals should not permit governments to overrule or atrophy their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing such acquiescence to enab...

  • The Problems of Philosophy reviews

    The Problems of Philosophy Book Reviews

    Bertrand Russell

    The Problems of Philosophy (1912) is one of Bertrand Russell's attempts to create a brief and accessible guide to the problems of philosophy. Focusing on problems he believes ...

  • Rosicrucian Digest Volume 99 Number 2 2021 reviews

    Rosicrucian Digest Volume 99 Number 2 2021 Book Reviews

    Rosicrucian Order, AMORC

    In this issue of the  Rosicrucian Digest  we explore Expanding Our Awareness by taking a different look at the universe and our place in it, as we traverse some s...

  • The Prince reviews

    The Prince Book Reviews

    Niccolò Machiavelli

    The Prince is an extended analysis of how to acquire and maintain political power. The chapters are dedicatedf to Lorenzo de Medici. The dedication declares Machiavelli�...

  • The Problems of Philosophy reviews

    The Problems of Philosophy Book Reviews

    Bertrand Russell

    The Problems of Philosophy (1912) is one of Bertrand Russell's attempts to create a brief and accessible guide to the problems of philosophy. Focusing on problems he believes ...

  • Notes from the Underground reviews

    Notes from the Underground Book Reviews

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Published in 1864, Notes from Underground is considered the author's first masterpiece the book in which he "became" Dostoevsky and is seen as the source of all hi...

  • The Magic of Consciousness reviews

    The Magic of Consciousness Book Reviews

    David Christopher Lane & Andrea Diem-Lane

    The MSAC Philosophy Group has produced a fully interactive introductory textbook to the latest debates in the study of human consciousness. Based in part upon a visual essay presen...

  • Varieties of Religious Experience, a Study in Human Nature reviews

    Varieties of Religious Experience, a Study in Human Nature Book Reviews

    William James

    Firstrate study of spirituality documents and discusses a variety of religious states of consciousness, covering the meaning of the term "divine", reality of the unseen, ...

  • The Critique of Pure Reason reviews

    The Critique of Pure Reason Book Reviews

    Immanuel Kant

    This thory as an attempt to bridge the gap between rationalism and empiricism and, in particular, to counter the radical empiricism of David Hume.

  • Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus reviews

    Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Book Reviews

    Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius

    The Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius wrote his 'Thoughts' between 170 and 180.He writes about solidarity, physical adversity, good and evil, inner freedom and more. 'Th...

  • Invisible Prisons of the Human Mind reviews

    Invisible Prisons of the Human Mind Book Reviews

    Andreas Michael Theodorou

    Why do people behave the way they do? What are the factors which influence the behaviour of humans? What is the role of the Spirit, the Soul, The Mind and the Consciousness in what...

  • Apology reviews

    Apology Book Reviews

    Plato

    The Apology is Plato's version of the speech given by Socrates as he defended himself in 399 BC against the charges of "corrupting the young, and by not believing in the ...

  • Words, Objects and Events in Economics reviews

    Words, Objects and Events in Economics Book Reviews

    Peter Rona, László Zsolnai & Agnieszka Wincewicz-Price

    This open access book examines from a variety of perspectives the disappearance of moral content and ethical judgment from the models employed in the formulation of modern economic...

  • The Selections from the Principles of Philosophy reviews

    The Selections from the Principles of Philosophy Book Reviews

    René Descartes

    The present volume contains a reprint of the preface and the first part of the Principles of Philosophy, together with selections from the second, third and fourth parts of that wo...

  • The Philosophy of Right and Wrong reviews

    The Philosophy of Right and Wrong Book Reviews

    Isabel Gois

    This book is an introduction and guide to some of the pressing contemporary problems in applied ethics. Beginning with an introduction which charts the distinctive contribution phi...

  • An Introduction to Philosophy reviews

    An Introduction to Philosophy Book Reviews

    George Stuart Fullerton

    This book helps the beginner in philosophy to get familiarized with some of the terms, names, theories, and even philosophies. It is a very good point to start from or even to refr...

  • Beyond Good and Evil reviews

    Beyond Good and Evil Book Reviews

    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

    Beyond Good and Evil is a book by the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. It takes up and expands on the ideas of his previous work, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, but approached from a more...

  • Our Knowledge of the External World as a Field for Scientific Method in Philosophy reviews

    Our Knowledge of the External World as a Field for Scientific Method in Philosophy Book Reviews

    Bertrand Russell

    In this collection of eight lectures published in 1915, British philosopher and mathematician Bertrand Russell attempts to show by means of examples the nature, capacity, and limit...

  • Leviathan reviews

    Leviathan Book Reviews

    Thomas Hobbes

    Leviathan (/lɨˈvaɪ.əθən/; Hebrew: לִוְיָתָן, Modern Livyatan Tiberian Liwyāṯān ; "twisted, coiled") is a sea monster referenced in the Tanakh, or the Old Testament. The w...

  • An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding reviews

    An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding Book Reviews

    David Hume

    In this novel Hume explains his theory of epistemology, and argues against other current theories, including those of John Locke, George Berkeley, and Nicolas Malebranche.

  • The Prince reviews

    The Prince Book Reviews

    Niccolò Machiavelli & W.K. Marriott (Translator)

    The Prince (Italian: Il Principe, [il ˈprin.tʃi.pe]) is a political treatise by the Italian diplomat, historian and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. From correspondence a ve...

  • Dialogues reviews

    Dialogues Book Reviews

    Plato

    Alfred North Whitehead once said, “the safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.” It’s hard to ...

  • Nicomachean Ethics reviews

    Nicomachean Ethics Book Reviews

    Aristotle

    Aristotle examines how best to live by looking at the nature of those virtues that characterize the most thriving human beings, and then at how to acquire and develop such virtues....

  • Two Discourses of God and Man reviews

    Two Discourses of God and Man Book Reviews

    Søren Kierkegaard & David F Swenson

    The thought of the prolific 19th century Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard (18131855) continues to interest and impress many. Kierkegaard has been interpreted and reinterpreted ...

  • Life Quotes reviews

    Life Quotes Book Reviews

    C. Michel

    Pieces of my mind displayed in 24 life quotes, aimed to get the reader thinking about abstract topics

  • The Ethics of Aristotle reviews

    The Ethics of Aristotle Book Reviews

    Aristotle

    This volume is the great work of moral philosophy by ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, a companion to his Politics. This English translation, with an introduction by British phi...

  • A Treatise of Human Nature reviews

    A Treatise of Human Nature Book Reviews

    David Hume

    Hume's comprehensive effort to form an observationally grounded study of human nature employs John Locke's empiric principles to construct a theory of knowledge from whic...

  • The Science of Right reviews

    The Science of Right Book Reviews

    Immanuel Kant

    First published in 1796, Immanuel Kant’s "The Science of Right" is a complete exposition of the Philosophy of Law , viewed as a rational investigation of the fundamental ...

  • The Federalist Papers reviews

    The Federalist Papers Book Reviews

    Alexander Hamilton, John Jay & James Madison

    In early 1787, the Congress of the United States called a meeting of delegates from each state to try to fix what was wrong with the Articles of Confederation. The Articles had cre...

  • Bases of Yoga reviews

    Bases of Yoga Book Reviews

    Sri Aurobindo

    In this collection of 156 extracts from letters to disciples, Sri Aurobindo explains the central principles and practices of his Integral Yoga.  "There can be no firm...

  • Buddha Quotes reviews

    Buddha Quotes Book Reviews

    Tidels

    Tidels makes way for Exceptional Learners. With over a million books downloaded worldwide, Tidels empower kids to learn, read and explore the world.  Gautama Budd...

Best Paid Philosophy Books of 2024

  • El arte de la prudencia reviews

    El arte de la prudencia Book Reviews

    Baltasar Gracián & S.L. Deloitte

    Las ideas importantes generalmente ya han sido pensadas a lo largo de la historia, por eso a veces es necesario volver a pensar en ellas de nuevo. Con ese ánimo Deloitte presenta s...

  • The Stoic Mind reviews

    The Stoic Mind Book Reviews

    Addy Osmani & GoLimitlesss

    Discover the timeless wisdom of Stoicism in a modern context with "The Stoic Mind," an enlightening visual guide by Addy Osmani and GoLimitlesss. This rich exploration co...

  • Meditaciones reviews

    Meditaciones Book Reviews

    Marco Aurelio Antonino Augusto & S.L. Deloitte

    En Deloitte consideramos que los fundamentos de la ética y la moral son especialmente útiles para guiar comportamientos y actitudes frente a los retos personales y profesionales.&a...

  • Mind Control reviews

    Mind Control Book Reviews

    Laura Patricia Kearney

    "Love is the voice under all silences, the hope which has no opposite in fear; the strength so strong mere force is feebleness: the truth more first than sun, more last than s...

  • Beyond Good and Evil reviews

    Beyond Good and Evil Book Reviews

    Friedrich Nietzsche & Jordi Roig

    A double purpose animated Nietzsche in his writing of Beyond Good and Evil which was begun in the summer of 1885 and finished the following winter. It is at once an explanation and...

  • The Prince reviews

    The Prince Book Reviews

    Niccolò Machiavelli

    The Prince is a book that was controversial before it had even been sent to the printer. Written in vernacular Italian instead of Latin, dedicated to a member of one of the most po...

  • Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals reviews

    Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals Book Reviews

    Immanuel Kant

    The nature and theoretical underpinnings of ethics have been an intellectual driving force animating the pursuits of great scholars.

  • Encyclopedia Demonica reviews

    Encyclopedia Demonica Book Reviews

    Mike Erkulev

    Most nonfiction works start by positing a problem, a solution to which the work aims to provide. This book addresses three such problems. Problems that have been first acknowledged...

  • Self Reliance reviews

    Self Reliance Book Reviews

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    "A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds, adored by little statesmen and philosophers and divines." Here is a relic from America’s foremost teacher Ralph W...

  • Human, All Too Human reviews

    Human, All Too Human Book Reviews

    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche & Alexander Harvey

    In the first book to show off the aphoristic style for which he would become famous, philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche addresses such subjects as the origins of metaphysics and the h...

  • The Souls of Black Folk reviews

    The Souls of Black Folk Book Reviews

    W. E. B. Du Bois

    When it was first published in 1903, W. E. B Du Bois’s The Souls of Black Folk represented a seismic shift in the discussion of race in the United States. Earlier AfricanAmerican a...

  • Walden reviews

    Walden Book Reviews

    Henry David Thoreau

    It details Thoreau’s life for two years, two months, and two days around the shores of Walden Pond. Walden is neither a novel nor a true autobiography, but a social critique of the...

  • A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 reviews

    A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 Book Reviews

    Wallace Notestein

    A History of Witchcraft in England from 1558 to 1718 is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Wallace Notestein is in the English languag...

  • The Soul of Man under Socialism reviews

    The Soul of Man under Socialism Book Reviews

    Oscar Wilde

    Wilde did not see kindness or altruism per se as a problem; what worried him was its misapplication in a way which leaves unaddressed the roots of the problem: "the altruistic...

  • Meditations reviews

    Meditations Book Reviews

    Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius

    Meditations is a series of personal writings by Marcus Aurelius, Roman Emperor 161–180 CE, setting forth his ideas on Stoic philosophy.

  • Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion reviews

    Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion Book Reviews

    David Hume

    Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion is a philosophical work. Through dialogue, three philosophers named Demea, Philo, and Cleanthes debate the nature of God's existence. Whi...

  • Meditations reviews

    Meditations Book Reviews

    Marcus Aurelius

    Written in Greek by the only Roman emperor who was also a philosopher, without any intention of publication, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius offer a remarkable series of challen...

  • The Doctrines of Epicurus reviews

    The Doctrines of Epicurus Book Reviews

    Cassius Amicus

    The Doctrines of Epicurus, philosopher of happiness and freedom, annotated with references from the authoritative ancient Epicurean sources.

  • Srimad Bhagavad-gita reviews

    Srimad Bhagavad-gita Book Reviews

    Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj

    The Srimad Bhagavadgita is the sacred discourse of Sri Krishna to Arjuna on the battlefield at Kurukshetra. It is a part of the great work Mahabharata. This edition of Sri Gita inc...

  • The Science of Getting Rich reviews

    The Science of Getting Rich Book Reviews

    Wallace D. Wattles

    The Secret to Wealth and Prosperity is Closer Than You Think, It's Right Inside You. Follow Wallace D. Wattles as he helps you to make a startling discovery that you hold all ...

  • The Art of Logical Thinking reviews

    The Art of Logical Thinking Book Reviews

    William Walker Atkinson

    Atkinson talks about successful pedagogical approach, guiding through the fundamental elements of formal deductive logic, classification and definition, fallacies, basic argument a...

  • Poetics. English reviews

    Poetics. English Book Reviews

    384 BC-322 BC Aristotle

    In this book, Aristotle offers an account of what he calls "poetry" (a term which in Greek literally means "making" and in this context includes dramac...

  • The Wealth of Nations reviews

    The Wealth of Nations Book Reviews

    Adam Smith

    The Wealth of Nations is economist Adam Smith’s magnum opus and the foundational text of what today we call classical economics. Its publication ushered in a new era of thinking an...

  • The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire reviews

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Book Reviews

    Edward Gibbon & G. B. King

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire tells the story of the Roman Empire from the time of Trajan in the third century to the fall of Constantinople in the sixtee...

  • The Genealogy of Morals reviews

    The Genealogy of Morals Book Reviews

    Friedrich Nietzsche

    First published in German in 1887, The Genealogy of Morals was intended by Nietzsche as a clarification and supplement to his 1882 treatise Beyond Good and Evil . In his last publi...

  • Crito reviews

    Crito Book Reviews

    Plato

    The Crito seems intended to exhibit the character of Socrates in one light only, not as the philosopher, fulfilling a divine mission and trusting in the will of heaven, but simply ...

  • The laws of balance reviews

    The laws of balance Book Reviews

    Laura Patricia Kearney

    The law of balance and the nature of self questioning the very templete of life stuck in a world of opposing forces black to white, fear to love but is there anything else outside ...

  • The Golden Sayings of Epictetus reviews

    The Golden Sayings of Epictetus Book Reviews

    Epictetus

    The Golden Sayings of Epictetus , including the Hymn of Cleanthes. Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher. Epictetus taught that philosoph was a way of life, and note purely theor...

  • Theory of Thought reviews

    Theory of Thought Book Reviews

    Jason Shaw

    ALL MEN BY NATURE DESIRE TO KNOW   – Aristotle [Metaphysics, 350 B.C.]    I present to you an architecture for the interaction of symbols in a hyperdimen...

  • Civil Disobedience reviews

    Civil Disobedience Book Reviews

    Henry David Thoreau

    In it, Thoreau argues that individuals should not permit governments to overrule or atrophy their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing such acquiescence to enab...

  • The Problems of Philosophy reviews

    The Problems of Philosophy Book Reviews

    Bertrand Russell

    The Problems of Philosophy (1912) is one of Bertrand Russell's attempts to create a brief and accessible guide to the problems of philosophy. Focusing on problems he believes ...

  • Rosicrucian Digest Volume 99 Number 2 2021 reviews

    Rosicrucian Digest Volume 99 Number 2 2021 Book Reviews

    Rosicrucian Order, AMORC

    In this issue of the  Rosicrucian Digest  we explore Expanding Our Awareness by taking a different look at the universe and our place in it, as we traverse some s...

  • The Prince reviews

    The Prince Book Reviews

    Niccolò Machiavelli

    The Prince is an extended analysis of how to acquire and maintain political power. The chapters are dedicatedf to Lorenzo de Medici. The dedication declares Machiavelli�...

  • The Problems of Philosophy reviews

    The Problems of Philosophy Book Reviews

    Bertrand Russell

    The Problems of Philosophy (1912) is one of Bertrand Russell's attempts to create a brief and accessible guide to the problems of philosophy. Focusing on problems he believes ...

  • Notes from the Underground reviews

    Notes from the Underground Book Reviews

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Published in 1864, Notes from Underground is considered the author's first masterpiece the book in which he "became" Dostoevsky and is seen as the source of all hi...

  • The Magic of Consciousness reviews

    The Magic of Consciousness Book Reviews

    David Christopher Lane & Andrea Diem-Lane

    The MSAC Philosophy Group has produced a fully interactive introductory textbook to the latest debates in the study of human consciousness. Based in part upon a visual essay presen...

  • Varieties of Religious Experience, a Study in Human Nature reviews

    Varieties of Religious Experience, a Study in Human Nature Book Reviews

    William James

    Firstrate study of spirituality documents and discusses a variety of religious states of consciousness, covering the meaning of the term "divine", reality of the unseen, ...

  • The Critique of Pure Reason reviews

    The Critique of Pure Reason Book Reviews

    Immanuel Kant

    This thory as an attempt to bridge the gap between rationalism and empiricism and, in particular, to counter the radical empiricism of David Hume.

  • Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus reviews

    Thoughts of Marcus Aurelius Antoninus Book Reviews

    Emperor of Rome Marcus Aurelius

    The Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius wrote his 'Thoughts' between 170 and 180.He writes about solidarity, physical adversity, good and evil, inner freedom and more. 'Th...

  • Invisible Prisons of the Human Mind reviews

    Invisible Prisons of the Human Mind Book Reviews

    Andreas Michael Theodorou

    Why do people behave the way they do? What are the factors which influence the behaviour of humans? What is the role of the Spirit, the Soul, The Mind and the Consciousness in what...

  • Apology reviews

    Apology Book Reviews

    Plato

    The Apology is Plato's version of the speech given by Socrates as he defended himself in 399 BC against the charges of "corrupting the young, and by not believing in the ...

  • Words, Objects and Events in Economics reviews

    Words, Objects and Events in Economics Book Reviews

    Peter Rona, László Zsolnai & Agnieszka Wincewicz-Price

    This open access book examines from a variety of perspectives the disappearance of moral content and ethical judgment from the models employed in the formulation of modern economic...

  • The Selections from the Principles of Philosophy reviews

    The Selections from the Principles of Philosophy Book Reviews

    René Descartes

    The present volume contains a reprint of the preface and the first part of the Principles of Philosophy, together with selections from the second, third and fourth parts of that wo...

  • The Philosophy of Right and Wrong reviews

    The Philosophy of Right and Wrong Book Reviews

    Isabel Gois

    This book is an introduction and guide to some of the pressing contemporary problems in applied ethics. Beginning with an introduction which charts the distinctive contribution phi...

  • An Introduction to Philosophy reviews

    An Introduction to Philosophy Book Reviews

    George Stuart Fullerton

    This book helps the beginner in philosophy to get familiarized with some of the terms, names, theories, and even philosophies. It is a very good point to start from or even to refr...

  • Beyond Good and Evil reviews

    Beyond Good and Evil Book Reviews

    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

    Beyond Good and Evil is a book by the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. It takes up and expands on the ideas of his previous work, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, but approached from a more...

  • Our Knowledge of the External World as a Field for Scientific Method in Philosophy reviews

    Our Knowledge of the External World as a Field for Scientific Method in Philosophy Book Reviews

    Bertrand Russell

    In this collection of eight lectures published in 1915, British philosopher and mathematician Bertrand Russell attempts to show by means of examples the nature, capacity, and limit...

  • Leviathan reviews

    Leviathan Book Reviews

    Thomas Hobbes

    Leviathan (/lɨˈvaɪ.əθən/; Hebrew: לִוְיָתָן, Modern Livyatan Tiberian Liwyāṯān ; "twisted, coiled") is a sea monster referenced in the Tanakh, or the Old Testament. The w...

  • An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding reviews

    An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding Book Reviews

    David Hume

    In this novel Hume explains his theory of epistemology, and argues against other current theories, including those of John Locke, George Berkeley, and Nicolas Malebranche.

  • The Prince reviews

    The Prince Book Reviews

    Niccolò Machiavelli & W.K. Marriott (Translator)

    The Prince (Italian: Il Principe, [il ˈprin.tʃi.pe]) is a political treatise by the Italian diplomat, historian and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. From correspondence a ve...

  • Dialogues reviews

    Dialogues Book Reviews

    Plato

    Alfred North Whitehead once said, “the safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato.” It’s hard to ...

  • Nicomachean Ethics reviews

    Nicomachean Ethics Book Reviews

    Aristotle

    Aristotle examines how best to live by looking at the nature of those virtues that characterize the most thriving human beings, and then at how to acquire and develop such virtues....

  • Two Discourses of God and Man reviews

    Two Discourses of God and Man Book Reviews

    Søren Kierkegaard & David F Swenson

    The thought of the prolific 19th century Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard (18131855) continues to interest and impress many. Kierkegaard has been interpreted and reinterpreted ...

  • Life Quotes reviews

    Life Quotes Book Reviews

    C. Michel

    Pieces of my mind displayed in 24 life quotes, aimed to get the reader thinking about abstract topics

  • The Ethics of Aristotle reviews

    The Ethics of Aristotle Book Reviews

    Aristotle

    This volume is the great work of moral philosophy by ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, a companion to his Politics. This English translation, with an introduction by British phi...

  • A Treatise of Human Nature reviews

    A Treatise of Human Nature Book Reviews

    David Hume

    Hume's comprehensive effort to form an observationally grounded study of human nature employs John Locke's empiric principles to construct a theory of knowledge from whic...

  • The Science of Right reviews

    The Science of Right Book Reviews

    Immanuel Kant

    First published in 1796, Immanuel Kant’s "The Science of Right" is a complete exposition of the Philosophy of Law , viewed as a rational investigation of the fundamental ...

  • The Federalist Papers reviews

    The Federalist Papers Book Reviews

    Alexander Hamilton, John Jay & James Madison

    In early 1787, the Congress of the United States called a meeting of delegates from each state to try to fix what was wrong with the Articles of Confederation. The Articles had cre...

  • Bases of Yoga reviews

    Bases of Yoga Book Reviews

    Sri Aurobindo

    In this collection of 156 extracts from letters to disciples, Sri Aurobindo explains the central principles and practices of his Integral Yoga.  "There can be no firm...

  • Buddha Quotes reviews

    Buddha Quotes Book Reviews

    Tidels

    Tidels makes way for Exceptional Learners. With over a million books downloaded worldwide, Tidels empower kids to learn, read and explore the world.  Gautama Budd...