Mutual Aid by Peter Kropotkin  In this cornerstone of modern liberal social theory, Peter Kropotkin states that the most effective human and animal communities are essentially cooperative, rather than competitive. Kropotkin based this classic on his observations of natural phenomena and history, forming a work of stunning and well-reasoned scholarship. Essential to the understanding of human evolution as well as social organization, it offers a powerful counterpoint to the tenets...

Mutual Aid by Peter Kropotkin In this cornerstone of modern liberal social theory, Peter Kropotkin states that the most effective human and animal communities are essentially cooperative, rather than competitive. Kropotkin based this classic on his observations of natural phenomena and history, forming a work of stunning and well-reasoned scholarship. Essential to the understanding of human evolution as well as social organization, it offers a powerful counterpoint to the tenets...

Human, All-Too-Human by Friedrich Nietzsche  'Offers dazzling observations of human psychology, social interaction, esthetics and religion.'—New York Times Book ReviewWith Human, All-Too-Human, Nietzsche challenges the metaphysical and psychological assumptions behind his previous works. The philosopher reviews his usual subjects—morality, religion, government, society—with his characteristic depth of perception, unflinching honesty, and iconoclastic...

Human, All-Too-Human by Friedrich Nietzsche 'Offers dazzling observations of human psychology, social interaction, esthetics and religion.'—New York Times Book ReviewWith Human, All-Too-Human, Nietzsche challenges the metaphysical and psychological assumptions behind his previous works. The philosopher reviews his usual subjects—morality, religion, government, society—with his characteristic depth of perception, unflinching honesty, and iconoclastic...

Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant  One of the cornerstone books of Western philosophy, here is Kant's seminal treatise, where he seeks to define the nature of reason itself and builds his own unique system of philosophical thought with an approach known as transcendental idealism. He argues that human knowledge is limited by the capacity for perception.

Critique of Pure Reason by Immanuel Kant One of the cornerstone books of Western philosophy, here is Kant's seminal treatise, where he seeks to define the nature of reason itself and builds his own unique system of philosophical thought with an approach known as transcendental idealism. He argues that human knowledge is limited by the capacity for perception.

The Will to Believe and Human Immortality by William James  Two books bound together, from religious period of one of the most renowned and representative thinkers. Written for laymen, thus easy to understand, it is penetrating and brilliant as well. Illuminations of age-old religious questions from a pragmatic perspective, written in a luminous style.

The Will to Believe and Human Immortality by William James Two books bound together, from religious period of one of the most renowned and representative thinkers. Written for laymen, thus easy to understand, it is penetrating and brilliant as well. Illuminations of age-old religious questions from a pragmatic perspective, written in a luminous style.

The Awakening of Faith by Asvaghosa   This guide to a complex system of Buddhism is so authoritative that it has been employed in the instruction of Buddhist priests. Translated by a distinguished scholar, the text discusses the essentials of Mahayana Buddhism, including how humans can transcend their finite state, practices and techniques to assist in the awakening and growth of faith.

The Awakening of Faith by Asvaghosa This guide to a complex system of Buddhism is so authoritative that it has been employed in the instruction of Buddhist priests. Translated by a distinguished scholar, the text discusses the essentials of Mahayana Buddhism, including how humans can transcend their finite state, practices and techniques to assist in the awakening and growth of faith.

Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion by David Hume  How can we know that God exists? Is it possible to find proof of religion's most significant issues? Can we presume that the orderliness of the universe offers evidence of a purposeful creator? David Hume's Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion explores these perennial questions in a thought-provoking and highly readable style.This classic examines its controversial subject in the well-known manner of the Platonic...

Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion by David Hume How can we know that God exists? Is it possible to find proof of religion's most significant issues? Can we presume that the orderliness of the universe offers evidence of a purposeful creator? David Hume's Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion explores these perennial questions in a thought-provoking and highly readable style.This classic examines its controversial subject in the well-known manner of the Platonic...

The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill  The renowned and influential essay by the great English philosopher argues for equality in all legal, political, social and domestic relations between men and women. Carefully reasoned and clearly expressed with great logic and consistency, the work remains today a landmark in the important struggle for human rights. #doverthrift #classiclit  #doverthrift #classiclit

The Subjection of Women by John Stuart Mill The renowned and influential essay by the great English philosopher argues for equality in all legal, political, social and domestic relations between men and women. Carefully reasoned and clearly expressed with great logic and consistency, the work remains today a landmark in the important struggle for human rights. #doverthrift #classiclit #doverthrift #classiclit

The Everlasting Man by G. K. Chesterton  This classic exploration of human history vis-à-vis its link to Christianity ponders the question: What makes human beings uniquely human? In this thoughtful response to the rampant social Darwinism of the early twentieth century, G. K. Chesterton explains how religion—a blend of philosophy and mythology—satisfies both the human intellect and the spirit, and sets man starkly apart from any other living creature. Written in 1925,...

The Everlasting Man by G. K. Chesterton This classic exploration of human history vis-à-vis its link to Christianity ponders the question: What makes human beings uniquely human? In this thoughtful response to the rampant social Darwinism of the early twentieth century, G. K. Chesterton explains how religion—a blend of philosophy and mythology—satisfies both the human intellect and the spirit, and sets man starkly apart from any other living creature. Written in 1925,...

The Great Anarchists by Paul Eltzbacher  This classic comparative study examines the thoughts of seven major writers on the subject of anarchy, using their own words to define the concept of anarchism, with subsidiary investigations of their ideology on the subjects of law, the state, and property. Three-quarters of this book consists of classified quotations from the seven writers—Godwin, Proudhon, Stirner, Bakunin, Kropotkin, Tucker, and Tolstoy; the author’s incisive...

The Great Anarchists by Paul Eltzbacher This classic comparative study examines the thoughts of seven major writers on the subject of anarchy, using their own words to define the concept of anarchism, with subsidiary investigations of their ideology on the subjects of law, the state, and property. Three-quarters of this book consists of classified quotations from the seven writers—Godwin, Proudhon, Stirner, Bakunin, Kropotkin, Tucker, and Tolstoy; the author’s incisive...

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