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The Better Life: Transforming Yourself From Inside Out
Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 57,380. Language: American English. Published: December 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
‘The Better Life’ is the result of a wisdom quest the author engaged in after having lost more than one third of his fortune in an unlucky real estate investment. During this time of great loss and financial difficulty, he remembered and applied some of the teachings of the ancient stoics, and this helped him overcome the personal crisis and recover both emotionally and financially.
Speaking of Death
Series: Speaking Of. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
Death has always been a fascinating subject, a subject about which man understands very little. What we see and know about death is all from this side of the door, so to speak. What exists (if at all anything exists) on the other side of the door is pure conjecture. This book containing 50 quotes on death will help the reader understand and cope with death, whenever it occurs around him.
Jackson Barwis - Collected Works
Price: Free! Words: 40,970. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The collected works of Jackson Barwis contain his three masterworks (1) Three Dialogues on Liberty, (2) Dialogues on Innate Principles, and (3) A Fourth Dialogue on Liberty.
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.
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.
Catius' Cat And The Forty Mice
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Fiction » Children’s books » Historical / Ancient Civilizations
A second Epicurean poem for children of all ages, by the author of "Thus Purred Catius' Cat." This work, like the former aims to explain basic principles of Epicurean theory and practice in a form that is both easy-to-understand and faithful to the ancient texts.
Death: Are You Ready For The Truth?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,290. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
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I am going to unequivocally show you what the experience of death is and tell you how that knowledge can improve your life. I know that's a pretty tall order, but everyone of us has the innate capacity within ourselves to know and accept the truth about death, regardless of age, religion,or culture
An Introduction To The Nature Of Things
Price: Free! Words: 103,420. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
This ebook is devoted to the epic poem composed in 50 BC by Titus Lucretius Carus, entitled in Latin "De Rerum Natura." This poem is devoted to explaining how to live a happy life through Epicurean philosophy. The primary feature of this ebook is the complete nineteenth century translation by H.A.J. Munro, one of the foremost classical scholars of his time.
The Doctrines of Epicurus - Annotated
Price: Free! Words: 30,000. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
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The Doctrines of Epicurus, philosopher of happiness and freedom, annotated with references from the authoritative ancient Epicurean sources.
A Life Worthy of the Gods - The Life And Work of Epicurus
Price: Free! Words: 59,820. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
This book provides the core ancient texts which are the primary documentation for all our knowledge of the Life and Work of Epicurus, the philosopher of Happiness and Freedom.