Philosophy - General

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Thinking, Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Kahneman, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for his seminal work in psychology that challenged the rational model of judgment and decision making, is one of our most important thinkers. His ideas have had a prof...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2011

The Story of Philosophy: From Plato t...

Will Durant

The first volume of this engaging survey covers Plato, Aristotle, Francis Bacon, Spinoza, Voltaire, and Rousseau. As well as offering historical context and a cogent explanation for each school of thought, Durant provides biographical...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2004

The Story of Philosophy: From Kant to...

Will Durant

From German idealism to American pragmatism, Volume Two examines the lives and ideas of Kant, Schopenhauer, Herbert Spencer, Nietzsche, Henri Bergson, Benedetto Croce, Bertrand Russell, George Santayana, William James, and John Dewey....

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2004

After the Ecstasy, the Laundry

Jack Kornfield

An original audio adaptation of Jack Kornfield's newest book, this program reveals how the modern spiritual journey unfolds, and the difficulties of translating that freedom into daily life. One of the leading Buddhist teachers in the...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2005

Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction...

Edward Craig

How ought we to live? What really exists? How do we know? This book introduces important themes in ethics, knowledge, and the self, via readings from Plato, Hume, Descartes, Hegel, Darwin, and Buddhist writers. It emphasizes througho...

Abridged CD
Published: Nov 2005

Cutting Through Fear

Tsultrim Allione

Within the ancient teachings of Tibetan Buddhism lies a meditation tradition for facing - and dissolving - our greatest fears and attachments in life. Now one of contemporary Buddhism's most experienced and respected teachers, Tsultri...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2005

Tao Te Ching Low Price

Lao Tzu

In 81 brief chapters, Lao-Tzu's Tao Te Ching, or Book of the Way, provides advice that imparts balance and perspective, a serene and generous spirit, and teaches us how to work for the good with the effortless skill that comes from b...

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Published: Mar 2007

Taoist Healing Imagery

Ken Cohen

Ken Cohen's Taoist Healing Imagery is a collection of Taoist visualizations seldom taught outside China. This ancient system utilizes traditional Taoist imagery to build self-awareness, unity of mind and body, and - ultimately - enlig...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2005

Aristotle An Introduction

Hugh Griffith

In his introduction to Aristotle, Hugh Griffith follows the successful pattern established with his An Inroduction to Greek Philosophy: lively introductions explaining the background before generous sections of original text. The two ...

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Published: Feb 2008

Zen and Now: On the Trail of Robert P...

Mark Richardson

In 1968, Robert Pirsig and his son, Chris, made the cross-country motorcycle trip that was the basis for 'Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance,' a book that has inspired generations with its searching personal and philosophical n...

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Published: Sep 2008

Socrates in the City: Conversations o...

Eric Metaxas

[Read by the contributing authors] Following the extraordinary success of the New York Times bestseller Bonhoeffer, Eric Metaxas' latest book offers inspirational and intellectually rigorous thoughts about the great questions surround...

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Published: Oct 2011

How Do You Kill 11 Million People?: W...

Andy Andrews

Or, to be precise, 11,283,000 people. Andy Andrews believes that good answers come only from asking the right questions. Through the powerful, provocative question, "How do you kill eleven million people?"—the number of pe...

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Published: Jan 2012

Awakening Compassion: Meditation Prac...

Pema Chodron

For more than eight hundred years, Tibetan Buddhists have used the principles of lojong (literally meaning "mind training") to transform difficulties into insights, and conflict into genuine communication. Awakening Compassi...

Abridged CD
Published: Sep 2003

Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry I...

Matthew B. Crawford

Shop Class as Soulcraft brings alive an experience that was once quite common but now seems to be receding from society — the experience of making and fixing things with our hands. Those of us who sit in an office often feel a lack ...

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Published: May 2009

Beyond Good and Evil (Naxos Complete ...

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Continuing where Thus Spoke Zarathustra left off, Nietzsches controversial work Beyond Good and Evil is one of the most influential philosophical texts of the nineteenth century and one of the most controversial works of ideology ever...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jul 2008

Status Anxiety

Alain De Botton

Alain de Botton turns his attention to the concept of status: what it is, why we need it, what we will do to get it. In his usual quirky and entertaining--but intelligent and provocative--fashion, de Botton finds insight in some unusu...

Unabridged CD
Published: Jun 2006

Wittgenstein in 90 Minutes

Paul Strathern

In Wittgenstein in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of Wittgensteins life and ideas, and explains their influence on mans struggle to understand his existence in the world. The book also includes selections ...

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Published: Oct 2003

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Mainten...

Robert M. Pirsig

divThis lyrical, evocative, thought-provoking journal of a man's quest for truth -- and for himself -- has touched and changed an entire generation. At its heart, the story is all too simple: a man and his son take a lengthy motorcyc...

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Published: Jun 1999

Gift from the Sea: 50th Anniversary E...

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Over a quarter of a century after its first publication, the great and simple wisdom in this book continues to influence women's lives.brFrom the Hardcover edition.

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2005

The Romantic Manifesto

Ayn Rand

In this beautifully written and brilliantly reasoned collection of essays, Ayn Rand eloquently argues that, because the moral influence of art is inescapable, art should always strive to elevate the human spirit.

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jul 2008

Status Anxiety

Alain De Botton

Alain de Botton turns his attention to the concept of status: what it is, why we need it, what we will do to get it. In his usual quirky and entertaining--but intelligent and provocative--fashion, de Botton finds insight in some unusu...

Unabridged MP3-CD
Published: Jul 2006

Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, A...

Laurence Gonzales

'Unique among survival books...stunning...enthralling. Deep Survival makes compelling, and chilling, reading.'—Penelope Purdy, Denver Post After her plane crashes, a seventeen-year-old girl spends eleven days walking through the...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2006

Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry I...

Matthew B. Crawford

Shop Class as Soulcraft brings alive an experience that was once quite common but now seems to be receding from society — the experience of making and fixing things with our hands. Those of us who sit in an office often feel a lack ...

Unabridged CD
Published: May 2009

Hegel in 90 Minutes (Philosophers in ...

Paul Strathern

In Hegel in 90 Minutes, Paul Strathern offers a concise, expert account of Hegel's life and ideas, and explains their influence on man's struggle to understand his existence in the world. The book also includes selections from Hegel's...

Unabridged CD
Published: Nov 2006

Symposium

Plato

New translation by Tom Griffith In Symposium, a group of Athenian aristocrats attend a party held by Agathon to celebrate his victory in the drama festival of the Dionysia. They talk about love until the drunken Alcibiades bursts in, ...

Unabridged CD
Published: Feb 2006

When You Come to a Fork in the Road, ...

Yogi Berra

Everyone knows Yogi Berra for his famous non sequiturs : "It ain't over 'til it's over." "It gets late early out here." "The future ain't what it used to be." They seem like throwaway lines, but over tim...

Abridged CD
Published: Mar 2001

The Case for God

Karen Armstrong

A nuanced exploration of the part religion plays in human life, past and present, from one of the foremost commentators on religion at work today.Moving from the Paleolithic Age to the present, Karen Armstrong details the great length...

Unabridged CD
Published: Sep 2009

Aristotle in 90 Minutes (Philosophers...

Paul Strathern

Aristotle wrote on everything from the shape of seashells to sterility, from speculations on the nature of the soul to meteorology, poetry, art, and even the interpretation of dreams. Apart from mathematics, he transformed every field...

Unabridged CD
Published: Oct 2003

From Fear to Fearlessness: Teachings ...

Pema Chodron

Where will we look when we are afraid? How do we find strength? In what can we place our trust? According to Tibetan Buddhism, the noble aspirations known as "The Four Great Catalysts of Awakening" are waiting to help us cul...

Abridged CD
Published: Sep 2003

Buddhism: A Beginner's Guide to Inner...

Jack Kornfield

Why are so many contemporary westerners drawn to Buddhist philosophy? Because it offers a practical means to achieving the inner peace, fulfilment, and happiness that we all want. Buddhism: A Beginner's Guide to Inner Peace and Fulfil...

Unabridged CD
Published: Aug 2010
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