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The Transcendalist

By: Emerson, R. W .

Description: The Transcendalist by Ralph Waldo Emerson Transcendentalism was a group of new ideas in literature, religion, culture, and philosophy that emerged in New England in the early to middle 19th century. It is sometimes called American Transcendentalism to distinguish it from other uses of the word transcendental. Transcendentalism began as a protest against the general state of culture and society at the time, and in particular, the state of intellectualism at...

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Essays, Second Series

By: Emerson, R. W .

Description: The great majority of men seem to be minors, who have not yet come into possession of their own, or mutes, who cannot report the conversation they have had with nature. There is no man who does not anticipate a supersensual utility in the sun and stars, earth and water

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Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion

By: Hume, David

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Was ist Philosophie? Was ist Geschichte der Philosophie

By: Geisler, Victor, 1865

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On the Improvement of Understanding

By: Spinoza, Benedict de

Description: On the Improvement Of The Understanding

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Ethica

By: Spinoza, Baruch

Description: Published shortly after his death in 1677, Ethics is undoubtedly Spinoza’s greatest work—a fully cohesive philosophical system that strives to provide a coherent picture of reality and to comprehend the meaning of an ethical life. Following a logical step-by-step format, it defines in turn the nature of God, the mind, human bondage to the emotions, and the power of understanding, moving from a consideration of the eternal to speculate upon humanity’s place i...

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The Philosophical Works of the Late Right Honorable Henry St. John...

By: Bolingbroke, Henry St. John, Viscount, 1678-1751
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Dictionnaire Des Sciences Philosophiques

By: Franck, Adolphe, 1809-1893
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A Manual of the History of Philosophy

By: Tennemann, Wilhelm Gottlieb, 1761-1819

Description: Includes bibliographical footnotes and index

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Darstellung Der Wichtigsten Wahrheiten Der Kritischen Philosophie ...

By: Kiesewetter, Johann Gottfried Carl Christian, 1766-1819
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Grundriss Der Geschichte Der Philosophie

By: Ast, Friedrich, 1778-1841
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The philosophical Works of Francis Bacon. Methodized, and made Eng...

By: Bacon, Francis, 1561-1626; Bristow, Robert (bookplate); Derby, Edward George Geoffrey Smith Stanley, Earl of, 1799-1869 (bookplate); Shaw, Peter, 1694-1763

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Orpheus, Myths of the World

By: Colum, Padraic

Description: This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitme...

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Of Superstition and Enthusiasm

By: Hume, David

Description: Of Superstition and Enthusiasm by David Hume That the corruption of the best things produces the worst, is grown into a maxim, and is commonly proved, among other instances, by the pernicious effects of superstition and enthusiasm, the corruptions of true religion. These two species of false religion, though both pernicious, are yet of a very different, and even of a contrary nature. The mind of man is subject to certain unaccountable terrors and apprehens...

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Histoire De La Philosophie Européene

By: Weber, Alfred, 1835-1914
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The complex vision

By: Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963; Namson, Charles (bookplate); Namson, Ethel (bookplate)

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Walden, or Life in the Woods

By: Thoreau, H. D.

Description: Walden is one of the best-known non-fiction books ever written by an American. It details Thoreau's sojourn in a cabin near Walden Pond, amidst woodland owned by his friend and mentor Ralph Waldo Emerson. Walden was written with expressed seasonal divisions. Thoreau hoped to isolate himself from society in order to gain a more objective understanding of it. Simplicity and self-reliance were Thoreau's other goals, and the whole project was inspired by Transce...

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The Nihongi, Part 1

By: Ashton, W. G.

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The philosophical Works of Francis Bacon. Methodized, and made Eng...

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Supplemental catalog subcollection information: Canadian Libraries Collection; Canadian University Library Collection; Candian History; Each volume has also special t.p.; wanting in v. 1; Includes bibliographical references; v. 1. A summary view of the author's life. Instauration, pt. 1: De augmentis scientiarum. Supplements to De augmentis scientiarum: The new Atlantis. A specimen of the history of Great Britain. Lives; or, Civil characters of Julius Caesar, Augustus Ca...

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Meditations on First Philosophy

By: Descartes, Rene

Description: Meditations on First Philosophy by Rene Descartes is widely considered to be one of the top philosophical books of all time. For many, Meditations on First Philosophy is required reading for various courses and curriculums. And for others who simply enjoy reading timeless pieces of classic philosophical literature, this gem by Rene Descartes is highly recommended. Meditations on First Philosophy would make an ideal gift and it should be a part of everyone's personal library

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