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 Religion & Philosophy

Series:Wordsworth Classics of World Literature

Translated by Abdullah Yusuf Ali, The Holy Qur'an (also known as The Koran) is the sacred book of Islam. It is the word of God whose truth was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad through the angel Gabriel over a period of 23 years. As it was revealed, so it was committed to ... read more

Holy Qur'an (Koran)
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 Religion & Philosophy

Series:Classics of World Literature

The central work of one of the West's greatest philosophers, The Republic of Plato is a masterpiece of insight and feeling, the finest of the Socratic dialogues, and one of the great books of Western culture. This new translation captures the dramatic realism, poetic beauty, intel... read more

Republic
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Category:

 Religion & Philosophy

Series:Wordsworth Classics of World Literature

Translated by Yuan Shibing and J.J.L.Duyvendak. With introductions by Robert Wilkinson.
The two political classics in this book are the product of a time of intense turmoil in Chinese history. Dating from the Period of the Warring States (403-221BC),... read more

Art of War & The Book of Lord Shang
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 Religion & Philosophy

Why is the Buddha a giant? Because he founded Buddhism. Because Buddhism is one of the five great religions of the world, with over 350 million practitioners in every country on the planet and a history stretching back over 2500 years. Because Buddhism is one of the w... read more

Buddha (Pocket Giants)
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Like George Orwell, Franz Kafka has given his name to a world of nightmare, but in Kafka's world, it is never completely clear just what the nightmare is. The Trial, where the rules are hidden from even the highest offici... read more

Essential Kafka: The Castle; The Trial; Metamorphosis and Other Stories
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Retraces the story and development of philosophy from the antique times to our days, with numerous illustrations and excursuses about major philosophers, thinkers, theoricians and movements. This textbook is suitable for students and for anyone interested to know more about philosophy.

Story of Philosophy: From Antiquity to the Present
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 Religion & Philosophy

Series:Classics of World Literature

Translated by Elizabeth S. Haldane and G.R.T. Ross. Edited with an Introduction by Enrique Chavez-Arvizo.
Rene Descartes (1569-1650), the 'father' of modern philosophy, is without doubt one of the greatest thinkers in history: his genius lies at the core of... read more

Key Philosophical Writings
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 Religion & Philosophy

Series:Wordsworth Classics of World Literature

With an Introduction by Jane O'Grady. Translated by Tom Griffith.
In Symposium, a group of Athenian aristocrats attend a party and talk about love, until the drunken Alcibiades bursts in and decides to discuss Socrates instead. Symposium gives an u... read more

Symposium and the Death of Socrates
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Category:

 Mythology

Series:The\World's Greatest Myths and Legends Ser.

Babylonian myths, inherited in Mesopotamia from Sumeria, influenced by the ancient Assyrians represent a pinnacle of human achievement in the period around 1800 BC. Here we find humankind battling with the elements in their Flood myth, a grim creation story and the great Epic of Gil... read more

Myths of Babylon
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 Mythology

Series:Gothic Dreams Ser.

Unicorns have appeared in mythological and religious texts for thousands of years. Often the case of a mistranslation, or mistaken identity, these mystical creatures have built a legendary history that now revels in the landscapes of modern fantasy fiction, novels and... read more

The Magical History of Unicorns
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 Religion & Philosophy

Series:Wordsworth Classics of World Literature

This astonishing series of aphorisms, put into the mouth of the Persian sage Zarathustra, or Zoroaster,contains the kernel of Nietzsche's thought. 'God is dead', he tells us. Christianity is decadent, leading mankind into a slave morality concerned not with this life... read more

Thus Spake Zarathustra
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 Religion & Philosophy

Series:Wordsworth Classics of World Literature

The Prophet represents the acme of Kahlil Gibran's achievement. Writing in English, Gibran adopted the tone and cadence of King James I's Bible, fusing his personalised Christian philosophy with a spirit and oriental wisdom that derives from the richly mixed influences of hi... read more

The Prophet
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