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by Rene Descartes
René Descartes is often described as the first modern philosopher, but much of the content of his Meditations on First Philosophy can be found in the medieval period that had already existed for more than a thousand years.
Classics of Western Philosophy is a collection of major philosophical works of the Western World. This chronological anthology features key excerpts from ancient, medieval, & modern philosophers.
by Bertrand Russell
Classics of Western Philosophy: Volume 2 is a collection of major philosophical works of the Western World. We offer here for your perusal key excerpts from ancient, medieval and modern thinkers. We are excited to offer you this further exploration into the greatest minds in human history.
Classics of Western Philosophy: Volume 3 is an audio collection of essential works from across the wide spectrum of western thought.
This audio program offers speeches from a wide variety of thinkers and leaders. You will here important statements made by Philosophers, Religious Leaders, Royalty, Statesman civil rights advocates and more.
Classics of Western Philosophy: Volume 4 is a philosophical audio collection comprised of a wide array of world-changing ideas.
The Confucian Analects (literally translated as "discussion over Confucius' words") collects a record of the philosophy, discussions and day to day life of the great chinese scholar Confucius (551-479 BCE).
These four dialogues present the trial, the imprisonment, and the execution of Socrates who his friend Phaedo said was “the wisest, best, and most righteous person I have ever known.”
Socrates questions Ion, an actor, about his ability to interpret the poetry of Homer. In the Meno, the topic is whether goodness can be taught. Both dialogues provide more questions than answers.
by Peter Kreeft
An enthusiastic admirer of the philosophy of Thomas Aquinas, professor and philosopher Peter Kreeft details the rational thought and precise literary talent that established Aquinas as the foremost thinker of his time—and as the most important philosopher for the almost two thousand years between Aristotle and Descartes.