Great Ideas: The horrors and absurdities of religion | Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
A fascinating examination of ethics, religion and psychology, this selection of Schopenhauer's works contains scathing attack on the nature and logic of religion, and an essay on ethics that ranges from the American slavery debate to the vices of Buddhism.
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Schottenfreude: German Words for the Human Condition | Author: Ben Schott
Have you ever thought, 'There should be a German word for that'? Well, now there is. From the mind that created Schott's Original Miscellany comes a unique volume exploring the...
Great Ideas: Writings From the Zen masters | Author: Various
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These are unique stories of timeless wisdom and understanding from the Zen Masters. With rich and fascinating tales of swords, tigers, tea, flowers and dogs, the writings of the Masters...
Great Ideas: Of the abuse of words | Author: John Locke
John Locke was one of the greatest figures of the Enlightenment, whose assertion that reason is the key to knowledge changed the face of philosophy. These writings on thought, ideas,...