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An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

By: Hume, David

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Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion

By: Hume, David

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Doctrine of Life

By: Swedenborg, Emanuel

Description: Originally written in 1763, this short book explains what man must do to stay away from evil and sin and it also rather helpfully explains what those sins are, in case you were unclear. Global Grey editions are fully formatted and always have linked table of contents and cover page. Footnotes and illustrations are included when applicable.

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Heaven and Hell

By: Swedenborg, Emanuel

Description: In Heaven and Hell the well known scientist Emanuel Swedenborg reveals in detail his visions concerning heaven, hell, and the world of spirits in between. In this work the author explains how each person will survive after death to enter the spiritual world, and describes details concerning the process of dying which were later confirmed in the twentieth century with the discovery of the Near Death Experience by the medical community. Most notably the author...

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Divine Wisdom

By: Swedenborg, Emanuel

Description: IN THE HEAVENS THE DIVINE WISDOM APPEARS BEFORE THE EYES OF THE ANGELS AS LIGHT. In the Lord there is love and there is wisdom. Love in Him is being (esse), and wisdom in Him is existence (existere); nevertheless, these are not two in Him but one; for wisdom is of love and love is of wisdom; and from this union, which is reciprocal, they become one, and that one is the Divine love, which appears in the heavens before the angels as a Sun. The reciprocal union...

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The social contract, & Discourses

By: Rousseau, Jean Jacques, 1712-1778

Supplemental catalog subcollection information: American Libraries Collection; Historical Literature; Title within ornamental border; Introduction by G. D. H. Cole; Introduction. -The social contract. -A discourse on the arts and sciences. -A discourse on

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A Discourse Upon the Origin and the Foundation of the Inequality A...

By: Rousseau, Jean Jacques, 1712-1778
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The Ethics

By: Spinoza, Benedict de

Description: Benedict de Spinoza's writings laid the groundwork for the 18th century Enlightenment and for modern Biblical criticism. By virtue of his magnum opus, The Ethics, Spinoza is considered one of Western philosophy's definitive ethicists

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A System of Theology, Translated, With an Introduction and Notes b...

By: Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr Von, 1646-1716; Russell, Charles William, 1812-1880
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Discourse on Metaphysics, Correspondence with Arnauld, And Monadol...

By: Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm, Freiherr Von, 1646-1716

Includes bibliographical references; Talbot collection of British pamphlets; Pamphlet bound in with others; Talbot British Pamphlet Collection, UIUC Rare Books. Front and back covers nearly detached, half of spine missing, most of spine held on only at back.

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The Monadology

By: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
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A Philosophical Dictionary

By: Voltaire, 1694-1778
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Treatise on Tolerance

By: Voltaire

Excerpt: A BRIEF ACCOUNT OF THE DEATH OF JEAN CALAS THE murder of Jean Calas, committed in Toulouse with the sword of justice, the 9th of March, 1762, is one of the most singular events that calls for the attention of the present age and of posterity. We soon forget the crowd of victims who have fallen in the course of innumerable battles, not only because this is a destiny inevitable in war, but because those who thus fell might also have given death to their enemies, a...

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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding : In Four Books.

By: John Locke
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The Reasonableness of Christianity, As Delivered in the Scriptures

By: Locke, John, 1632-1704
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Some Thoughts Concerning Education

By: John Locke
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A Letter Concerning Toleration

By: John Locke

Excerpt: A Letter Concerning Toleration by John Locke, translated by William Popple.

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Existence and Being

By: Martin Heidegger
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Leviathan

By: Hobbes, Thomas

Description: iewing politics as a science capable of the same axiomatic approach as mathematics, Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan retains its appeal for the modern reader, not just in its elevation of politics to a science, but in its overriding concern for peace. This Penguin Classics edition is edited with an introduction by C.B. Macpherson. Written during the turmoil of the English Civil War, Leviathan is an ambitious and highly original work of political philosophy. Claiming...

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The Will to Believe : And Other Essays in Popular Philosophy

By: James, William, 1842-1910
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