Three New Philosophy Series to Download
We've created pages for three of our new philosophy series that we feature on audio download. Check them out:
Philosophers in 90 Minutes Series
The 90-Minute Philosopher Series is a series of audio books by Paul Strathern, each presenting a concise account of a philosopher's life and ideas, explaining his influence on man's struggle to understand his existence in the world. Each is a brief but authoritative interpretation of a great thinker. Each audio book last approximately ninety minutes and can be listened to again and again for reviewing a philosopher's main ideas. These audio books cover ancient philosophers such as Aristotle and Plato, and modern philosophers such as Descartes, Rousseau, and Kierkegaard. Download an audio book from the 90-Minute Philosopher Series today.
The Giants of Philosophy Series
The Giants of Philosophy audio books explain the views of the most influential philosophers in history. Assuming no prior knowledge of the listener, each audio book presents the concerns, questions, interests, and overall world view of a great philosopher. Receive an education in philosophy -- the easy way -- on the following philsophers: Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, Spinoza, Hume, Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Dewey, and Sartre. These audio books are all narrated by Charlton Heston.
The World of Philosophy Series
With the World of Philosophy audiobooks, your newfound knowledge will span the ages encompassing philosophy from ancient Greece and China to twentieth century America and Europe. You'll better understand the world as you join history's greatest philosophers, like Socrates; Confucius; Descartes; Voltaire; Peirce; Russell and de Beauvoir, in wrestling with the profound meanings of science and reason, religion and belief, innovation and tradition, moral virtue, knowledge, love, community, language... and much more. These audio books are all narrated by actress Lynn Redgrave.
Enjoy these new series of philosophical introductions.
Modern Library Series on Download
We've added over 50 new audio downloads from one of the largest independent book publishers: Recorded Books. Of the many downloads we've added from them, one series that we're excited to be offering is their Modern Library Series which features the world's great historians on the world's great subjects. If you're looking to learn about a specific subject, then this series includes great introductions to a number of fascinating topics:
Browse The Modern Library Series
Some of the titles featured in the series include:
The Americas: A Hemispheric History by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
The Christian World: A Global History by Martin Marty
Communism by Richard Pipes
The Company: A Short History of a Revolutionary Idea by John Micklethwait
Evolution: The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory by Edward J. Larson
Islam, A Short History by Karen Armstrong
Nonviolence: 25 Lessons from the History of a Dangerous Idea by Mark Kurlansky
A Short History of Medicine by Frank Gonzales-Crussi
Storm from the East: The Struggle Between the Arab World and the Christian West by Milton Viorst
Learn about a new subject today with the Modern Library Series.
More Downloads from Recorded Books
In addition to the Modern Library Series we've added many more great audio books from Recorded Books on audio download. You can browse over 50 new downloads from Recorded Books right here:
Browse Recorded Books Downloads
We're now featuring some all-time literary classics published by Recorded Books including:
Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl (Unabridged) by Anne Frank
The Black Stallion by Walter Farley
Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville
The Stranger by Albert Camus
We also feature some of their contemporary literature from notable authors:
Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko
Magic Seeds by V.S. Naipaul
My Friend Leonard by James Frey
Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
The Road (Unabridged) by Cormac McCarthy
Shalimar the Clown by Salman Rushdie
A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
And for those aspiring writers out there: The Elements of Style by William Strunk
They also publish a number of popular business titles covering everything from leadership & management to investing & finance. We now feature many of these titles on download including:
Authentic Leadership by Former Medtronic CEO Bill George
Beans: Four Principles for Running a Business in Good Times or Bad by Leslie Yerkes
Black Titan: A.G. Gaston and the Making of a Black American Millionaire by Carol Jenkins
The Certifiable Salesperson by Tom Hopkins
Financial Reckoning Day: Surviving the Soft Depression of the 21st Century by William Bonner & Addison Wiggin
Judgment: How Winning Leaders Make Great Calls by Noel Tichy & Warren G. Bennis
The Leadership Pipeline by Ram Charan, Stephen Drotter, and James Noel
Manias, Panics, and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises by Charles Kindleberger
Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferrazzi
Raising the Bar: The Story of Clif Bar, Inc. by Clif Bar, Inc. Founder Gary Erickson
Robert E. Lee on Leadership by H.W. Crocker
The Ultimate Safe Money Guide by Martin D. Weiss, Ph.D.
And we'll be adding a lot more from Recorded Books in the near future. For now enjoy these great unabridged audio books on audio download!
Note: Most of the Recorded Books audio downloads are only available to customers in the United States & Canada as those are they only countries we have the digital rights to sell them in. Sorry to international customers.