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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.
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.
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.
The Enchiridion (or "Handbook") is a classic philosophical text that collects Epictetus' core ethical teachings.
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).
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 Colin McGinn
Everyone has their own inner philosopher—a voice within that asks, oh so insistently, philosophical questions.
Socrates questions the great orator Hippias about what makes a speech beautiful. Hippias answers with examples of beautiful things, but Socrates insists on a definition of beauty itself.
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.”