Categories Religion & Philosophy

Religion & Philosophy

Religion & Philosophy

Religious studies and Philosophy about the meaning of life and how the great thinkers, poets and writers.of yesteryear fathomed things out.

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KEY PHILOSOPHICAL WRITINGS
RENE DESCARTES    Book Number: 25251
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Renee Descartes (1596-1650) was the father of modern philosophy and one of the greatest thinkers in history. His genius lies at the core of our contemporary intellectual identity. He broke the conv...
TAO TE CHING
LAO TZU    Book Number: 25252
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Dating from around 300BC, this is the first great classic of the Chinese school of philosophy called Taoism. Within its pages is summed up a complete view of the cosmos and how human beings should ...
MEDITATIONS
Aurelius, Marcus    Book Number: 25267
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The Meditations of the Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius are perhaps the most readable exposition of the great system of metaphysics known as Stoicism. Stoics maintained that by putting aside passions,...

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DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA
ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE    Book Number: 28847
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Hailed as the finest book ever written on the nature of democracy, it continues to be an influential text on both sides of the Atlantic, above all in the emerging democracies of Eastern Europe. De ...
METAMORPHOSES
OVID    Book Number: 30327
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The Roman poet Ovid's Metamorphoses, completed around 8AD, shows the presence and prevalence of change in the world. Beginning with chaos and creation, Ovid embraces a vast array of mythological t...
UPANISHADS
TRANSLATED BY F.MAX-MULLER    Book Number: 30601
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The concluding part of the Vedas, the ancient Indian sacred literature, which mark the culmination of a tradition of speculative thought first expressed in the Rig-Veda more than 4,000 years ago. ...
BOOK OF HYMNS
MARTIN MANSER    Book Number: 52188
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'The Wordsworth Book of Hymns' is a fresh anthology of favourite hymns. This inspiring selection has such time-honoured favourites as the harvest 'We plough the fields and scatter', the Christmas '...
MOHAMMED
WASHINGTON IRVING    Book Number: 56597
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According to Mohammed, the one true religion was revealed to five great prophets before him - Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses and Jesus. But each time their message was ignored and people chose to worsh...
MASQUE OF AFRICA: Glimpses of African Belief
V. S. NAIPAUL    Book Number: 74400
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Moving beyond travelogue, the Nobel Prize for Literature winner considered the effects of belief (in indigenous animisms, the foreign religions of Christianity and Islam, the cults of leaders and t...

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THE SONG OF SOLOMON AND PSALMS: Sacred Texts
GERALD BENEDICT    Book Number: 74652
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A wonderful collection of some of the best-loved poetic texts of the Old Testament as translated in the King James Bible. The Song of Solomon, also known as The Song of Songs, features beautiful v...

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