Category: Philosophy

The Prospective Mother

The Prospective Mother

This book, written for women who have no special knowledge of medicine, aims to answer the questions which occur to them in the course of pregnancy. Directions for safeguarding their health have been given in detail, and emphasis has been placed upon such measures as may serve to prevent serious complications. Treatment of such conditions […]

How To Live On Twentyfour Hours A Day

How To Live On Twentyfour Hours A Day

Philosophers have explained space. They have not explained time. It is the inexplicable raw material of everything. With it, all is possible; without it, nothing. The supply of time is truly a daily miracle, an affair genuinely astonishing when one examines it. You wake up in the morning, and lo! your purse is magically filled […]

Call As A Matter Of Course

Call As A Matter Of Course

In climbing a mountain, if we know the path and take it as a matter of course, we are free to enjoy the beauties of the surrounding country. If in the same journey we see a stone in the way and recognize our ability to step over it, we do so at once, and save […]

Nature Cure

Nature Cure

This classic text is described as “Philosophy & Practice Based on the Unity of Disease & Cure”. It is an excellent read for anyone interested in the origins of naturopathic

An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding is a book by the Scottish empiricist philosopher David Hume, published in 1748. It was a revision of an earlier effort, Hume’s A Treatise of Human Nature, published anonymously in London in 1739-40. Hume was disappointed with the reception of the Treatise, which “fell dead-born from the press,” as he […]

A Treatise of Human Nature

David Hume (1711-1776) was a Scottish philosopher, economist, historian and a key figure in the history of Western philosophy and the Scottish Enlightenment. He is often grouped with John Locke, George Berkeley, and a handful of others as a British Empiricist. During Hume’s lifetime, he was more famous as a historian; his six-volume History of […]

Hatha Yoga Pradipika

The Hatha Yoga Pradipika is a classical text describing Hatha Yoga. Possibly the oldest extant text about Hatha Yoga, The Hatha Yoga Pradipika was written about the 15th century CE, by Swami Swatmarama, a disciple of Swami Goraknath. While the text describes : asanas (postures) purifying practices (shatkarma) mudras (finger and hand positions) bandhas (locks) […]

Karma-Yoga

In this book, Swami Vivekananda takes up the concept of Karma Yoga from the Bhagavad Gita, covering topics such as work, motivation, non-attachment, character and action. This a set of lectures by Swami Vivekananda on the subject of Karma Yoga, one of the several yogic paths to enlightenment. Karma Yoga is a mental discipline which […]

Works and Days

Hesiod was an early Greek poet and rhapsode, who presumably lived around 700 BC. His writings serve as a major source on Greek mythology, farming techniques, archaic Greek astronomy and ancient timekeeping. Of the many works attributed to Hesiod, three survive complete and many more in fragmentary state. They include Alexandrian Papyri, some dating from […]

The Works of Aristotle the Famous Philosopher

There are very few, except some professional debauchees, who will not readily agree that ‘Marriage is honourable to all, ‘ being ordained by Heaven in Paradise; and without which no man or woman can be in a capacity, honestly, to yield obedience to the first law of the creation, ‘Increase and Multiply. ‘ And since […]

Wissenschaft Der Logik, Erster Teil: Die Objektive Logik

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831) war ein deutscher Philosoph, der als wichtiger Vertreter des Deutschen Idealismus gilt. 1788 nahm Hegel an der Tübinger Universität das Studium der Theologie auf. Seine erste Veröffentlichung war ein Aufsatz über den Unterschied der Philosophischen Systeme Fichtes und Schellings (1801). Zusammen mit Schelling gab Hegel von 1802 bis 1803 in […]

Wissenschaft Der Logik, Zweiter Teil: Die Subjektive Logik; Oder, Lehre Vom Begriff

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770-1831) war ein deutscher Philosoph, der als wichtiger Vertreter des Deutschen Idealismus gilt. 1788 nahm Hegel an der Tübinger Universität das Studium der Theologie auf. Seine erste Veröffentlichung war ein Aufsatz über den Unterschied der Philosophischen Systeme Fichtes und Schellings (1801). Zusammen mit Schelling gab Hegel von 1802 bis 1803 in […]

The Way of Peace

In many ways The Way of Peace reflects James Allen’s New Thought Movement affiliations better than any of his other works. Referencing Christianity, Buddhism and Hinduism. The Way of Peace is a treatise on the importance of. Allen explains how whatever we meditate upon we become.

War

Tolbert Fanning (1810-1874) was a Restoration Movement preacher and writer born in Cannon County, Tennessee. His conservative theology within that movement, often expressed in the pages of Fanning’s publication, the Gospel Advocate, inspired others such as David Lipscomb, leading to the 1906 identification of the Church of Christ as a distinct religious body, 33 years […]

The Vocation of Man

Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1762-1814) was a German philosopher. He was one of the founding figures of the philosophical movement known as German idealism, a movement that developed from the theoretical and ethical writings of Immanuel Kant. Fichte is often perceived as a figure whose philosophy forms a bridge between the ideas of Kant and the […]

Versuch Einer Kritik Aller Offenbarung

Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1762-1814) war ein deutscher Erzieher und Philosoph. Er gilt als einer der wichtigsten Vertreter des deutschen Idealismus. 1790 lernte Fichte die Philosophie Kants kennen, die sofort einen großen Einfluss auf ihn auszuüben begann. 1791 besuchte Fichte Königsberg, wo Kant ihm einen Verleger für seine Schrift Versuch einer Kritik Aller Offenbarung (1792) verschaffte, […]

A Very Pleasaunt and Fruitful Diologe Called the Epicure

Gerrit Gerritzoons (1466 or 1469 – 1536) was a Dutch humanist and theologian. He wrote under the pseudonym Desiderius Erasmus and was sometimes known as Desiderius Erasmus of Rotterdam. He was a classical scholar who wrote in a ‘pure’ Latin style. Although he remained a Roman Catholic throughout his lifetime, he was critical of what […]

A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge

George Berkeley (1685-1753), also known as Bishop Berkeley, was an influential Irish philosopher whose primary philosophical achievement was the advancement of a theory he called ‘immaterialism’ (later referred to as ‘subjective idealism’ by others). This theory, summed up in his dictum, ‘Esse est percipi’ (‘To be is to be perceived’), contends that individuals can only […]

Treatise on the Commonwealth

Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC-43 BC) was a Roman statesman, lawyer, political theorist, philosopher, and Roman constitutionalist. He is widely considered one of Rome’s greatest orators and prose stylists. He is generally perceived to be one of the most versatile minds of ancient Rome. He introduced the Romans to the chief schools of Greek philosophy […]

Treatise on the Laws

Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 BC-43 BC) was a Roman statesman, lawyer, political theorist, philosopher, and Roman constitutionalist. He is widely considered one of Rome’s greatest orators and prose stylists. He is generally perceived to be one of the most versatile minds of ancient Rome. He introduced the Romans to the chief schools of Greek philosophy […]

This Simian World

Clarence Shepard Day, Jr. (1874-1935) was an American author and essay writer. He was born in New York City and graduated from Yale University in 1896. The following year, he joined the New York Stock Exchange, and became a partner in his father’s Wall Street brokerage firm. In 1898, he enlisted in the Navy but […]

The Theogony of Hesiod

Hesiod was an early Greek poet and rhapsode, who presumably lived around 700 BC. His writings serve as a major source on Greek mythology, farming techniques, archaic Greek astronomy and ancient timekeeping. Of the many works attributed to Hesiod, three survive complete and many more in fragmentary state. They include Alexandrian papyri, some dating from […]

A Theologico-Political Treatise

Baruch de Spinoza (Benedict de Spinoza, Bento de Espinosa, Benedictus de Spinoza) (1632-1677) was a Dutch philosopher of Portuguese Jewish origin. The breadth and importance of Spinoza’s work was not fully realized until years after his death. Today, he is considered one of the great rationalists of 17th-century philosophy, laying the groundwork for the 18thcentury […]

The Theory of Moral Sentiments

Adam Smith (1723-1790) was a Scottish philosopher, political economist and one of the key figures of the Scottish Enlightenment. He studied moral philosophy at the University of Glasgow and Oxford University. After graduating, he delivered a successful series of public lectures at Edinburgh and later obtained a professorship at Glasgow. He was then tutor to […]

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