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La Consolation philosophique de Boèce
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,030. Language: French. Published: November 30, 2017 by Koumimi. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Extrait : Le bonheur, qui jadis inspirait mes accents, A fait place aux sombres alarmes ; C’est une Muse en deuil qui me dicte ces chants, Aujourd’hui trempés de mes larmes.
Pensées pour moi-même - Marc Aurèle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 111,900. Language: French. Published: November 30, 2017 by Koumimi. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Extrait : Exemples que j’ai reçus de mon grand-père Vérus : la bonté et la douceur, qui ne connaît point la colère. Du père qui m’a donné la vie : la modestie et la virilité, du moins si je m’en rapporte à la réputation qu’il a laissée et au souvenir personnel qui m’en reste. De ma mère: la piété et la générosité ; l’habitude de s’abstenir non pas seulement de faire le mal, mais même...
Heraclitus—Nimis Obscurē
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,220. Language: Canadian English. Published: November 23, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
The first cohesive, consistent and compelling exposition of the Ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus of Ephesus' tragically incomplete work On Nature. The so–called Weeping Sage, while criticized as being nimis obscurē, or 'too obscure' for his extensive use of metaphor, is universally recognized as having coined the term Λόγος, Lógos or Reason, as having special meaning, finally revealed herein.
Understanding Ancient Thought
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: British English. Published: August 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
There are many puzzling things about the peoples of the ancient world. Why did they practice the sacrifice of animals? Why did they think they could understand the future by examining the entrails and the liver of a ram? What was the logic beneath the practice of magic? This collection of essays attempts, as far as possible, to understand the ancient world within its original context.
Katabatic Wind: Good Craic Fueled by Fumes from the Abyss
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 57,710. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ancient
Katabatic Wind is an inspired collection of essays drawn from the lost unknown sacred tradition of the West, remembering our mythology, and remembering how to become human. The kernel of these essays is loss, longing for return, and the grief of living in a society without an inkling of this original sacred origin story.
J. G. Frazer and the Platonic Theory of Being
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,930. Language: British English. Published: April 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
James Frazer won a fellowship with an essay on the development of Plato's theory of the Forms or Ideas. In this essay he argued that there was no overarching theory of Being in Plato's mind before he embarked on the writing of his dialogues, and that consequently differences in approach and discussion apparent in his work are the result of development in his thought. Was he right?
Conócete a ti mismo. La Palabra de Sócrates
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 30,770. Language: Spanish. Published: December 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Este libro recoge una selección de palabras y conclusiones a las que llegó Sócrates, así como el discurso que pronunció en su defensa ante el Tribunal ateniense que lo condenó a muerte y que es recogido en "Apología de Sócrates" de Platón, cuyo texto traducido por Inés M. Martín directamente del griego y comentado se incluye íntegro.
Cyrenaics Handbook: Handbook of Source Material for Cyrenaic Philosophy
You set the price! Words: 30,490. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This handbook contains the lives, writings, and doctrines of the Cyrenaic school by compiling the primary sources of the material. This handbook is not a summary or analysis of the Cyrenaic school. This handbook provides all of the (open and available) references to the Cyrenaic school within the ancient texts.
Incan Anatomy of the Soul
You set the price! Words: 25,300. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Upon entering the age of materialism ―around 5000 years ago― knowledge about the anatomy of the soul became a part of various esoteric traditions. It was therefore kept private among a few initiates. However, this was not the case in the Andes. As this book reveals, the Inca civilisation conveyed such knowledge openly in their myths, legends, architecture, ceremonies, festivals, dances & symbols.
The Cave Of Wisdom (Part Three)
Price: $4.56 USD. Words: 20,350. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The Book contains the mystical (84) stories said by various masters like Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Swami Vivekananda, Ramana Maharishi, Zen and Tao Masters. The book also contains many Upanishad mantras translated by the author.
Plato's 7 Early Period Dialogues
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,170. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
7 Early Dialogues : In these dialogues, Socrates is the central character, and is believed to be expressing his own views. These are the only remaining record of Socrates' teachings; hence these are known as the Socratic dialogues. Apology (the Death of Socrates) Crito Charmides, or Temperance Laches or Courage Lysis, or Friendship Euthyphro Ion
Pitágoras y la Nueva Conciencia
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 43,460. Language: Spanish. Published: December 19, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
Pitágoras de Samos, además de un gran matemático, fue el primero en asimilar y transmitir ideas como pacifismo, igualdad, naturismo, ecologismo, musicoterapia, ciencia espiritual y muchas otras que hoy son aspectos punteros en nuestra cultura y definen la Nueva Conciencia. Un libro riguroso y ameno que pone de manifiesto facetas insospechadas del gran filósofo y su utilidad y vigencia actuales.
Searching For Prometheus--Discovering the Soul of American Medicine in the Philosophies of Traditional China
Price: Free! Words: 189,360. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The U.S. has the most advanced healthcare system in the world, yet Americans seem to be less healthy than ever before. We need new tools to enhance our diagnostic and treatment capabilities and promote better health. Integrating aspects of alternative medical therapies like Traditional Chinese Medicine with our own could be the answer, and it can be done without compromising our science.
Il sole e il bene
Price: $6.49 USD. Words: 42,010. Language: Italian. Published: October 23, 2014 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Una lettura della metafora del Sole/Bene del VI libro della Repubblica apre una riflessione sul ruolo della Filosofia nella società, così come venne posto da Platone e, successivamente, da chi visse durante la Repubblica di Weimar. Molte riflessioni fatte in passato sono ancora oggi assai attuali.
La historia de Mencio
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,170. Language: Spanish. Published: January 10, 2014 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Mencio fue un gran pensador, estadista, pedagogo e intérprete más importante de las doctrinas de Confucio. Este libro ofrece una descripción real de su vida y expone su teoría acerca de que "los hombres nacen buenos", su defendida afirmación de que todos los gobernantes deben practicar una política de "benevolencia" y su tendencia a respetar, valorar y amar a las personas.
Meaning: the History of Western Philosophy
Price: Free! Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
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This engaging and educational work examines the history of western philosophy and many of the greats who contributed to it, beginning with Socrates and Plato and ending with Nietzsche, Sartre and Camus. It provides an introduction to key western schools of thought and represents a valuable reference tool for philosophy students, while also showing how these philosophies are applicable today.
Elemental Epicureanism
Price: Free! Words: 147,720. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
A Guide to the Ancient Philosophy of Independent Thinking And Personal Happiness, Based on the Texts of Its Founder and Leading Proponents. Prepared from the ancient texts of Epicurus, Lucretius, Diogenes of Oinoinda, and others.
Universal Philosophy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,230. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
An easily comprehensible and practical explanation of «universal philosophy» – the essence behind all philosophical and spiritual teachings with emphasis on how to employ these concepts in our daily lives. This book gives us answers to the most important questions. Who are we? Why are we hear? What is the purpose of our lives? How can we manifest our purpose? Prerequisites to a meaningful life.
A Few Days In Athens - With Notes and Appendix by Cassius Amicus
Price: Free! Words: 70,080. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
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"A Few Days With Epicurus" contains the complete text of Frances Wright's 1820 Masterpiece "A Few Days In Athens, with an introduction, notes, and Appendix "Elemental Epicureanism" by Cassius Amicus. Thomas Jefferson stated that Wright's book was "a treat to me of the highest order," and her work stands today as the most important defense of Epicurus composed since the ancient world.
Yi Jing: The True Images of the Circular Changes (Zhou Yi) Completed by the Four Sages
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 80,820. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
This is the first book of my trilogy entitled "The True Images, Numbers and Ideas of Change" and written to help the diviners by the 'Yi Jing' in their interpretations. Any attempt to translate the statements without translating of the diagrams themselves is to shallow their oracular significances. The book is enriched with 69 illustrations to invite the reader to master the ritual of divination.