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Πλάτων, Απολογία Σωκράτους
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,740. Language: Greek. Published: July 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Η Απολογία Σωκράτους είναι σύγγραμμα του Πλάτωνα, το οποίο πιθανότατα γράφτηκε το 397 π.Χ. ή 396 π.Χ. Είναι μοναδικό μη διαλογικό έργο του Πλάτωνα, αλλά και ο μόνος πλατωνικός διάλογος στον οποίο ο Πλάτωνας αναφέρει ότι ήταν παρών στο γεγονός. Αυτό οπωσδήποτε ενισχύει τη θεωρία του ιστορικού χαρακτήρα της Απολογίας.
The Case for Meritocracy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,570. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
What would happen if smart people rather than military people were in charge, if people of knowledge ruled rather than people of wealth? The world would be transformed. Humanity would undergo a wondrous metamorphosis. A political system exists that can deliver this New World Order... a world where intelligence becomes the most valued resource. It’s called Meritocracy.
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?
Vision of a New Society in Plato and Aristotle
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This essay on "Vision of a New Society in Plato and Aristotle," which is part of our Continuing Education Series, examines the distinct differences between an ideal society as presented by Plato and by Aristotle in their writings.
Obama's Dream
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 8,930. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Christian » General, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
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Two great angels face off in a contest older than the world, in which the stakes are the soul and future of humanity. And it is an angel, aided by the counsel of an ancient Greek philosopher, who leads the U.S. president on a journey of Transformation. 'Obama's Dream' achieves all this in the form of a narrative rhyming poem and has earned five-star reviews across the board!
52 Inspirational Quotes
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Daily affirmations, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Dead men may not tell tales however they can reach us in ways the living cannot. Many books have hundreds of quotes and this can overwhelm the reader. Here you have one per week for a year with the bonus of stunning photos. Candy for the eyes and vitamins for the brain. Wisdom we have tap into wherever and whenever we need it.
A Thrill of Wisdom; For My Sweethearts
Price: Free! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
This eBook contains various matters relevant to our daily lives which if acquired, they will lead us into self fulfillment. It is devoted to the search for wisdom; and I am happy that it is given for no charge.
Lead Greece Well Or Die Horribly
Series: The God Complex Universe. Price: Free! Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: April 17, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
Vatos has a job to do, and that job is relatively simple. He just has to keep the Prime Minister alive. But what can he do when the very system of the government is killing every Prime Minister who fails, one after another?
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
Ode to Boy, vol. 1: An Anthology of Same-Sex Attraction In Literature from Antiquity Through the 18th Century
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,590. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Classics
Volume 1 is a refreshingly readable collection of literature devoted to same-sex attraction from the ancient Greeks through the Eighteenth Century. Includes works by Plato, Shakespeare, Rumi, Hafiz, & many others. Hale's introductions to the authors are to the point and sometimes witty, specifying why the author or work is included in the volume and sometimes providing a larger biographical scope.