The second edition of Five Dialogues presents G. M. A. Grube's distinguished translations, as revised by John Cooper for Plato, Complete Works. A number of new or expanded footnotes are also included along with an updated bibliography. ...
Number of pages: 168 | Publication Date: 2002-10-01 | ISBN-13: 9780872206335

Hermann Hesse
With its blend of Eastern mysticism and Western culture, Hesse's best-known and most autobiographical work is one of literature's most poetic evocations of the soul's journey to liberationHarry Haller is a sad and lonely figure, a reclusive intellectual for whom life holds no joy. He struggles to reconcile the wild primeval wolf and the rational ma ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2002-12-01 | ISBN-13: 9780312278670

The Philosophy of History (Dover Philosophical Classics)The Philosophy of History (Dover Philosophical Classics)
by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, G. W. F. Hegel
Hegel wrote this classic as an introduction to a series of lectures on the "philosophy of history" — a novel concept in the early nineteenth century. With this work, he created the history of philosophy as a scientific study. He reveals philosophical theory as neither an accident nor an artificial construct, but as an exemplar of its age, fashion ...
Number of pages: 480 | Publication Date: 2004-09-10 | ISBN-13: 9780486437552

My Name Is Not IsabellaMy Name Is Not Isabella
Jennifer Fosberry
New York Times Bestseller! Just How Big Can a Little Girl Dream? Ask Isabella... She takes a wild ride-and discovers the sky's the limit! "This story...speaks frankly about self-identity and self affirmation as Isabella decides at the end that she is actually herself...because she possesses the best parts of all of the women she looks up to." -Fore ...
Number of pages: 32 | Publication Date: 2010-09-01 | ISBN-13: 9781402243950

The Shifting Realities of Philip K. DickThe Shifting Realities of Philip K. Dick
Philip K. Dick
“What Kafka was to the first half of the twentieth century, Philip K. Dick is to the second half.”—Art Spiegelman, author of MAUS Philip K. Dick was both our most brilliant science fiction writer and a visionary philosopher who chose to couch his speculations in fiction. For, as he wrote about androids and virtual reality, schizophrenic proph ...
Number of pages: 384 | Publication Date: 1996-01-30 | ISBN-13: 9780679747871

The Trolley Problem, or Would You Throw the Fat Guy Off the Bridge?The Trolley Problem, or Would You Throw the Fat Guy Off the Bridge?
Thomas Cathcart
A trolley is careering out of control. Up ahead are five workers; on a spur to the right stands a lone individual. You, a bystander, happen to be standing next to a switch that could divert the trolley, which would save the five, but sacrifice the one—do you pull it? Or say you’re watching from an overpass. The only way to save the workers is t ...
Number of pages: 144 | Publication Date: 2013-09-10 | ISBN-13: 9780761175131

The First AmericanThe First American
H. W. Brands
Pulitzer Prize FinalistBenjamin Franklin, perhaps the pivotal figure in colonial and revolutionary America, comes vividly to life in this masterly biography. Wit, diplomat, scientist, philosopher, businessman, inventor, and bon vivant, Benjamin Franklin was in every respect America’s first Renaissance man. From penniless runaway to highly success ...
Number of pages: 784 | Publication Date: 2002-03-12 | ISBN-13: 9780385495400

When We Wuz FamousWhen We Wuz Famous
Greg Takoudes
Francisco Ortiz, a handsome straight-A student and gifted basketball player from the barrio, wins a full scholarship to an elite boarding school. His future seems promising. But soon after Francisco moves into the dorm, his new classmates assume the worst of him: they pepper him with questions about drugs and gangs. It's all so confusing, made even ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2013-03-05 | ISBN-13: 9780805094527

Lessons from Famous PhilosophersLessons from Famous Philosophers
Nicolas Peterson
Philosophy comes from the Greek words philo (love of) and sophia (wisdom). It was — and still is — an attempt to understand as much as one can about the world, a holistic approach toward knowledge. It was only during the industrial revolution that we began to put scientists, researchers, and mechanics on one side, and philosophers on the other. ...
Number of pages: 60 | Publication Date: 2015-07-20 | ISBN-13: 9781534866669

Philosophical letters, or, Modest reflections upon some opinions in natural philosophy maintained by several famous and learned authors of this age, expressed by way of letters (1664)Philosophical letters, or, Modest reflections upon some opinions in natural philosophy maintained by several famous and learned authors of this age, expressed by way of letters (1664)
Margaret Cavendish
EARLY LITERATURE. Imagine holding history in your hands. Now you can. Digitally preserved and previously accessible only through libraries as Early English Books Online, this rare material is now available in single print editions. Thousands of books written between 1475 and 1700 can be delivered to your doorstep in individual volumes of high qual ...
Number of pages: 578 | Publication Date: 2010-12-13 | ISBN-13: 9781171262701

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