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The Book of Tea

The Book of Tea

Kakuzo Okakura | Philosophy (Academic)
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In 1906 in turn-of-the century Boston, a small, esoteric book about tea was written with the intention of being read aloud in the famous salon of Isabella Gardner. It was authored by Okakura Kakuzo, a Japanese philosopher, art expert, and curator. Little known at the time, Kakuzo would emerge as...

Notes from the Underground

Notes from the Underground

Fyodor Dostoevsky. | Philosophy (Academic)
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Notes is considered by many to be the first existentialist novel. It presents itself as an excerpt from the rambling memoirs of a bitter, isolated, unnamed narrator (generally referred to by critics as the Underground Man) who is a retired civil servant living in St. Petersburg. "I am a sick...

The Argonautica

The Argonautica

Apollonius Rhodius | Philosophy (Academic)
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The Argonautica has impacted our culture from the Aeneid to Star Trek. The Golden Fleece has become a byword for 'an unobtainable object.' And who can forget Ray Harryhausen's classic stop motion animation in the 1963 film Jason and the Argonauts? The pre-Raphaelite John William Waterhouse...

Fables

Fables

Aesop | Philosophy (Academic)
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The anonymously authored Aesop Romance (usually dated to the 1st or 2nd century CE; see above) begins with a vivid description of Aesop's appearance, saying he was "of loathsome aspect...potbellied, misshapen of head, snub-nosed, swarthy, dwarfish, bandy-legged, short-armed, squint-eyed...

Ethics 2

Ethics 2

Benedict de Spinoza | Philosophy (Academic)
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Spinoza begins by describing what can be known about God. God is infinite being, according to Spinoza. God is infinite substance, consisting of infinite attributes, each of which expresses God’s eternal and infinite essence (I, Prop. XI).1 God necessarily exists, argues Spinoza, because...

Ethics 1

Ethics 1

Benedict de Spinoza | Philosophy (Academic)
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Spinoza’s Ethica ordine geometrico demonstrata (Ethics demonstrated in geometrical order) is based on a deductive method derived from Euclidean geometry. Spinoza maintains that the validity of ethical ideas can be demonstrated by mathematical argument or proof. Spinoza asserts that ethics can be...

Motivating Tips

Motivating Tips

Jan Tincher | Philosophy (Academic)
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Download this FREE eBook by noted Hypnotherapist and Master Neuro-Linguistic Programmer, Jan Tincher, who states that if you can think, you can change your thoughts; and if you can change your thoughts, you can change your life. She offers information and useful tips for handling stress, boosting...

Common Sense

Common Sense

Thomas Paine | Philosophy (Academic)
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This FREE eBook delivers Common Sense--the famous work of one of America's Founding Fathers, Thomas Paine. Common Sense challenged the authority of the British government and the royal monarchy. The plain language that Paine used spoke to the common people of America, and was the first work to...

Beyond Good and Evil

Beyond Good and Evil

Friedrich Nietzsche | Philosophy (Academic)
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Nineteenth-century Europe was for him a moral wasteland filled with false altruism, duplicity, double standards, and, worst of all, moral complacency. Nietzsche spoke of innermost thoughts: morality serves the social good, which for him meant fostering the best possible society--one that strives...

Handbook for the New Paradigm

Handbook for the New Paradigm

| Philosophy (Academic)
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