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The Essential Nietzsche

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

A prominent intellectual of the Weimar era, Heinrich Mann was a leading authority on Nietzsche. This volume consists of Mann's selections of highlights from the philosopher's works— The Birth of Tragedy, Thus Spake Zarathustra, Beyo...

Published: Oct 2006

The Empiricists: Locke: Concerning Hu...

George Berkeley

This volume includes the major works of the British Empiricists, philosophers who sought to derive all knowledge from experience. All essays are complete except that of Locke, which Professor Richard Taylor of Brown University has ski...

Published: Dec 1960

Ralph Waldo Emerson: Selected Essays,...

Ralph Waldo Emerson

A new, wide-ranging selection of Ralph Waldo Emerson's most influential writings, this edition captures the essence of American Transcendentalism and illustrates the breadth of one of America's greatest philosophers and poets.The writ...

Published: Sep 1990

The Will to Believe, Human Immortalit...

William James

Two books bound together, from religious period of one of the most renowned and representative thinkers. Written for laymen, thus easy to understand, it is penetrating and brilliant as well. Illuminations of age-old religious question...

Published: Jun 1956

Kant: From The Great Philosophers, Vo...

Karl Jaspers

A masterful exploration of Kant’s intellectual development, theory of knowledge, politics, and ethics. Edited by Hannah Arendt; Index. Translated by Ralph Manheim.

Published: Mar 1966

Fear and Trembling

Soren Kierkegaard

The perfect books for the true book lover, Penguin's Great Ideas series features twelve more groundbreaking works by some of history's most prodigious thinkers. Each volume is beautifully packaged with a unique type-driven design ...

Published: Jun 2006

The Living Thoughts of Kierkegaard

Soren Kierkegaard

Translated from the Danish by Walter Lowrie, David Swenson, and Alexander DruThe Danish philosopher Kierkegaard is one of the master thinkers of the modern age, a defining influence on existentialism and on twentieth-century theology,...

Published: Sep 1999

The Prayers of Kierkegaard (Phoenix B...

Soren Kierkegaard

Soren Kierkegaard's influence has been felt in many areas of human thought from theology to psychology. The nearly one hundred of his prayers gathered here from published works and private papers, not only illuminate his own life of p...

Published: May 1996

Works of Love

Soren Kierkegaard

One of Soren Kierkegaard's most important writings, Works of Love is a profound examination of the human heart, in which the great philosopher conducts the reader into the inmost secrets of Love. "Deep within every man," Kierkegaard ...

Published: Mar 2009

Das Kapital, Gateway Edition

Karl Marx

"Das Kapital", Karl Marx's masterwork, is the book that above all others formed the twentieth century. From Kapital sprung the economic and political systems that in our time dominated half the earth and for half a century kept the wo...

Published: Jan 1999


John Stuart Mill

One of the greatest prodigies of his era, John Stuart Mill (1806-73) was studying arithmetic and Greek by the age of three, as part of an astonishingly intense education at his father's hand. Intellectually brilliant, fearless and pro...

Published: Apr 1990

Philosophy in the Tragic Age of the G...

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Nietzsche's consideration of 5th and 6th century Greece, the proving ground for his philosophy.

Published: Jul 1996

The Birth of Tragedy & The Genealogy ...

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Skillful, sophisticated translations of two of Nietzsche's essential works about the conflict between the moral and aesthetic approaches to life, the impact of Christianity on human values, the meaning of science, the contrast between...

Published: May 1956

The Birth of Tragedy: Out of the Spir...

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

The first book by the author of the classic philosophical text Beyond Good and Evil.  The youthful faults of this work were exposed by the author himself in the brilliant Attempt at a Self-Criticism, which he added to the new edition...

Published: Apr 1967

The Twilight of the Idols and The Ant...

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

'One must be superior to mankind in force, in loftiness of soul—in contempt’In these two devastating works, Nietzsche offers a sustained and often vitriolic attack on the morality and the beliefs of his time, in particular those o...

Published: Feb 1990

Thus Spake Zarathustra

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

A 19th-century literary masterpiece, tremendously influential in the arts and in philosophy, uses the Persian religious leader Zarathustra to voice the author's views, including the introduction of the controversial doctrine of the Ü...

Published: Jan 1999

Twilight of the Idols: or How to Phil...

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Twilight of the Idols. Nietzsche's own unabashed appraisal of the last work intended to serve as a short introduction to the whole of his philosophy, and the most synoptic of all his books, bristles with a register of vocabulary deriv...

Published: Apr 2009

Philosophical Writings of Peirce

Charles Sanders Peirce

Arranged and integrated to reveal epistemology, phenomenology, theory of signs, other major topics. Includes "The Fixation of Beliefs," "How to Make Our Ideas Clear," "The Scientific Attitude and Fallibilism," "Philosophy and the Scie...

Published: Jan 2011

World as Will & Idea (Everyman's Lib...

Arthur Schopenhauer

The World as Will and Idea (1819) holds that all nature, including man, is the expression of an insatiable will to life; that the truest understanding of the world comes through art, and the only lasting good through ascetic renunciat...

Published: May 1995

The Heart of Thoreau's Journals

Odell Shepard

The conflict between scientific observation and poetry, reflections on abolition, transcendental philosophy, other concerns are explored in this superb general selection from Thoreau's voluminous Journal. Here are "...the choicest fru...

Published: Jun 1961

The Ego and His Own: The Case of the ...

Max Stirner

Credited with influencing the philosophies of Nietzsche and Ayn Rand and the development of libertarianism and existentialism, this prophetic 1844 work challenges the very notion of a common good as the driving force of civilization. ...

Published: Dec 2005

Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction

Michael Tanner

With his well-known idiosyncrasies and aphoristic style, Friedrich Nietzsche is always bracing and provocative, and temptingly easy to dip into. Michael Tanner's introduction to the philosopher's life and work examines the numerous am...

Published: Feb 2001
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