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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
The Tripod of Truth: An Introduction to the Book That Fell From The Heavens
Price: Free! Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
An introduction to Epicurus' Canon of Truth, the theory of knowledge that underlies Epicureanism. This work collects the remaining ancient sources and sets forth the foundation on which Epicurus erected his philosophy of happy living.
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.
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.
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.
The Void and the Clouds
Price: Free! Words: 28,060. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A whimsical expounding upon the necessity of living life and embracing all the silliness and joy that life itself has to offer. Written from the perspective of a stranger in a strange world, these musings illuminate some of the more remote aspects of living, such as art, beauty, goodness, and charity. Sometimes the biggest truths in life become so neglected that we forget they are even there.