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Plato’s Republic is a classic text that explores the nature of the individual and asks some of the most basic questions of human existence: What is reality? What is knowledge? What is morality?
WALDEN or, Life in the Woods, by noted transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, is a reflection upon simple living in natural surroundings. The work is part personal declaration of independence, social experiment, voyage of spiritual discovery, satire, and manual for self-reliance.
First published on January 10, 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution, Thomas Paine’s pamphlet Common Sense was an immediate sensation. In clear simple language it explained to the people of the Thirteen Colonies why they needed to fight for independence from Great Britain.
First published in 1912, Bertrand Russell’s The Problems of Philosophy has never been out of print and is essential reading for philosophy students. In clear and concise language, Russell introduces to the reader the key theories of Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, David Hume, John Locke, Immanuel Kant, Georg Hegel and others to lay the foundation of philosophical inquiry.
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