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Understanding Plato: 'The Symposium'
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
This guide examines Plato's discussion of love in The Symposium. It covers all the speeches, culminating in Alcibiades's drunken homage to Socrates, and explores the moral dimensions Plato attaches to love, as well as key concepts such as Common and Heavenly love.
Lion of Epicurus - Lucian and His Epicurean Passages
Price: Free! Words: 73,680. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The philosophy of Epicurus is the theme of "Lion of Epicurus, Lucian and his Epicurean Passages." These selections from the Second Century AD illuminate the ideas and attitudes of the early Epicureans and are delightful reading for anyone interested in basic philosophical and religious issues. Lucian's reputation is well known, but not so well known is his Epicurean orientation.
Elogio della saggezza
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 24,220. Language: Italian. Published: December 18, 2010 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Partendo dal concetto di saggezza quale è andato sviluppandosi dal tempo dei Greci, dei Romani e dei pensatori e mistici orientali sino ai nostri giorni, il libro indica le due vie per conseguirla: la contemplazione e l’azione disinteressata o “senza attaccamento”, ovverosia del rifiuto del mondo e dell’accettazione serena di tutto quanto ci accade.
Ante Oculos - Epicurus and the Evidence-Based Life
Price: Free! Words: 139,190. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
An introduction to Epicurus, Philosopher of Happiness and Freedom
Under the Drum
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Ojibwe song cycle. Poetry by an ojibwe ceremonial teacher and Keeper of the Four Directions Unity Bundle. A sacred song cycle of poetry written during or just before ceremonial events involving sacred pipe and other American Indian rituals. Emphasized is the connection to nature, to the mother earth, to dreaming and to awareness of the soul.
Il Silenzio della Metafisica (The Silence of Metaphysics)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: Italian. Published: March 11, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
A philosophical study. Analysis of the philosophical categories of “form” and “event” as opposite principles between Greek and Eastern world. Metaphysics in modern science.