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- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 13.99
?We should be grateful to Schopenhauer for managing to express the truth about life so beautifully.? ?Alain De Botton, author of The Consolations of Philosophy ?Schopenhauer?s philosophy has had a special attraction for those who wonder about life?s meaning, along with those engaged in music, literature, and the visual arts.? ? Stanford... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 7.98
Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves - and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives - and destroyed them. Now Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 8.99
many men compete in digging and kicking but no one at all in the pursuit of human excellence.'Diogenes the Cynic is best remembered today for having lived in a storage-jar, and walking the streets with a lamp in daylight, looking for an honest man. Such stories formed part of a rich tradition of sayings and anecdotes; his biting wit and eccentric... more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2011; US$ 14.31
Alle Menschen betrifft das Werden und Vergehen. Nicht nur die Dinge und Wesen, die uns umgeben, sondern vor allem wir selbst und unsere Liebsten scheinen diesem Prozeß unterworfen zu sein. Wir feiern die Geburt und betrauern den Tod. Man denkt an Hölderlins späten, enigmatischen Text ?Das Werden im Vergehen?; an Nietzsches Diktum, daß dem Werden die... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 30.00
Provides a systematic guide to Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, a key text of ancient philosophy, and Western philosophy in general. more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2002; US$ 20.99
An utterly original exploration of the timeless human virtues and how they apply to the way we live now, from a bold and dynamic French writer. In this graceful, incisive book, writer-philosopher André Comte-Sponville reexamines the classic human virtues to help us under-stand "what we should do, who we should be, and how we should live." In the... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2006; US$ 12.78
Written in Greek by an intellectual Roman emperor without any intention of publication, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180) offer a wide range of fascinating spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the leader struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. Spanning from doubt and despair to conviction and exaltation,... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 41.95
Soon after its publication, Readings in Ancient Greek Philosophy was hailed as the favorite to become "the 'standard' text for survey courses in ancient philosophy. Nothing on the market touches it for comprehensiveness, accuracy, and readability."* Fifteen years on, that prediction has been borne out, and the volume's preeminence... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2005; US$ 11.00
Throughout history, some books have changed the world. They have transformed the way we see ourselves?and each other. They have inspired debate, dissent, war and revolution. They have enlightened, outraged, provoked and comforted. They have enriched lives?and destroyed them. Now, Penguin brings you the works of the great thinkers, pioneers, radicals... more...