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Aristotle

Aristotle
One of the founders of Western philosophy, Aristotle wrote extensively about a wide array of subjects ranging from physics and biology to theater and poetry. He lived from 384 BC to 322 BC, but his influence is still significant in today's world.

His Holiness the Dalai Lama

His Holiness the Dalai Lama
His Holiness the Dalai Lama has long stood as one of the world's foremost advocators of peace. The Dalai Lama's embrace of the world and continuous search for peaceful understanding between nations have served as an inspiration for generations.

Homer

Homer
In the Western classical tradition, Homer is most notably known as the author of The Iliad and The Odyssey and is revered as the greatest ancient Greek epic poet. These epics are the beginning of Western Literature and have had an enormous influence on the history of literature.

Osho

Osho
So what to say of Osho? The ultimate deconstructionist? A visionary who becomes the vision? Certainly a proposal to existence - that it is everyone's birthright to enjoy that same oceanic experience of true individuality. For that, Osho says, "There is only one path, which goes inwards, where you will not find a single human being, where you will only find silence, peace."

Plato

Plato
The Classical Greek philosopher Plato was instrumental to the development of Western philosophy and science. Plato was born to an aristocratic family and was well-educated. He founded the Academy, one of the first institutions of higher learning, around 385 BC.

Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams
Douglas Adams is the beloved creator of The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy and its various incarnations as books, audio programs, and radio plays. LearnOutLoud.com is happy to present Adam's work on audio (most of which is read by the author) with the hope that you will find the same joy that millions of people have derived from Adams' work over the last 25 years.

Tony Alessandra

Tony Alessandra
Dr. Tony Alessandra has a street-wise, college-smart perspective on business, having been raised in the housing projects of NYC to eventually realizing success as a graduate professor of marketing, entrepreneur, business author, and hall-of-fame keynote speaker.

Daniel G. Amen

Daniel G. Amen
Dr. Daniel Amen is a Board Certified Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychiatrist. Daniel Amen is the author of over 30 professional papers, and 22 books, including the NY Times bestseller, Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, Healing ADD, Healing Anxiety and Depression, Preventing Alzheimer’s, Making A Good Brain Great, among others.

Karen Armstrong

Karen Armstrong
Karen Armstrong is a former Catholic nun, historian, and English author best known for her non-fiction books on comparative religion. Armstrong became disillusioned with her faith after a visit to Jerusalem in 1984 and subsequently changed her beliefs to reflect the idea that all the the main religions are fundamentally the same.

Jane Austen

Jane Austen
Jane Austen is an English writer who added modern character to the novel form by writing about everyday events. She was born in 1775 in Steventon, Hampshire as a daughter of a clergyman and was raised to love literature.

Ken Blanchard

Ken Blanchard
Few people have influenced the day-to-day management of people and companies more than Ken Blanchard. A prominent, sought-after author, speaker, and business consultant, Dr. Blanchard is universally characterized by his friends, colleagues, and clients as one of the most insightful, powerful, and compassionate individuals in business today.

Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson
Bill Bryson is the best selling author of several humorous and informative books on travel with well written guides to such disparate locales as Australia, Africa, Europe, and many sections of the United States. When it comes to his audio books (most of which he reads himself) be prepared for a great time as Bryson guides you through some of the most interesting places in the world.

Joseph Campbell

Joseph Campbell
Joseph Campbell is best known for his work in the fields of mythology and comparative religion. If you are interested in Joseph Campbell's work and want to learn more, there's no better way than to hear it taught by the man himself in his many audio lectures. Let LearnOutLoud.com help you discover the world of stories that have shaped human history.

Jack Canfield

Jack Canfield
Jack Canfield is a motivational speaker and author, best known for his contribution towards the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series of books. His idea for the series came about in 1990, when he shared his collection of 68 stories with his writing partner, Mark Victor Hansen. The books the two wrote together now comprise almost 200 titles, with 112 million copies in print in over 40 languages.

Gary Chapman

Gary Chapman
Dr. Gary Chapman seeks to fulfill his call to the ministry as a pastor, speaker, and author. He speaks extensively throughout the U.S. and internationally on marriage, family, and relationships. Sales exceeding 5 million copies earned him the Platinum Book Award from the Evangelical Publishers Association for The Five Love Languages.

Pema Chodron

Pema Chodron
Pema Chodron is interested in helping establish Tibetan Buddhist monasticism in the West, as well in continuing her work with western Buddhists of all traditions, sharing ideas and teachings. She has written over a dozen books and recorded dozens of audio programs of her live teachings.

Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky
Noam Chomsky is an MIT linguistics professor and political activist known for his criticisms of U.S. foreign policy. Through the dozens of books he has authored over the last 50 years, Chomsky has contributed many significant theories in the field of linguistics, as well as numerous critiques of America's political and military involvement from the Vietnam War up to the current conflicts in the Middle East.

Deepak Chopra

Deepak Chopra
Deepak Chopra is a world renowned writer on spirituality, healing and alternative medicine. He is widely recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on the ancient Indian science of Ayurveda. Chopra, a fixture on various talk shows, and other media outlets, is the prolific author of over 100 audio and video titles, which have been translated into 35 languages with over 20 million copies sold worldwide.

Winston Churchill

Winston Churchill
Winston Churchill was Prime Minister of the UK for two terms, and earned his place in history by leading the country through the difficult period of World War II. However, his mark upon history also extends to winning the Nobel Prize for Literature, as well as making many memorable speeches that are still relevant today.

Joseph Conrad

Joseph Conrad
Joseph Conrad was a Polish-born author who is widely regarded as one of the greatest English novelists. He is known for the depth of his prose and his depiction of life at sea. Conrad found inspiration for his tales of ocean voyage from his own real-life experience as a sailor in the French merchant navy. He also served in the British navy, traveling around the world from the East Indies to Bombay and Singapore.

Stephen R. Covey

Stephen R. Covey
Stephen R. Covey is world renowned as the author of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People a book that has become not only an international best seller but was recently voted by Forbes as one of the top 10 most influential management books ever.

Ram Dass

Ram Dass
Dr. Richard Alpert, now known as Ram Dass, has become one of America's most prominent practicing Hindus as well as a major advocate of Eastern thinking and meditational practice. Since 1968, Dass has been a major force in a variety of spiritual practices, the support of psychedelic research, increasing environmental awareness, and fostering political action.

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens
Charles Dickens is the British writer most associated with England's 19th century Victorian era, and is one of the fathers of the modern novel. Dickens' novels are known for their social commentary, and hard criticism of poverty.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Born in 1859, Arthur Conan Doyle is the author most famous for creating the detective Sherlock Holmes and is renowned as the world's greatest crime fiction writer. With the creation of Sherlock Holmes, Doyle embarked on a series of crime stories that brought new levels of realism to a marginalized genre.

Wayne Dyer

Wayne Dyer
Dr. Wayne W. Dyer, affectionately called the "father of motivation" by his fans, is one of the most widely known and respected people in the field of self-empowerment. LearnOutLoud.com has collected every audio and video title currently available by Dyer, including classics such as The Power of Intention and Your Erroneous Zones.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Ralph Waldo Emerson was an American poet, Harvard graduate, philosopher, and lecturer. Born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1803, Emerson was the son of a Unitarian minister who tragically died before the author reached the age of eight. At 14, Emerson went to Harvard College, where he started a journal that would come to be known as "Wide World."

Clarissa Pinkola Estes

Clarissa Pinkola Estes
American writer Clarissa Pinkola Estés draws upon her life experiences to express her views on culture, social justice, spirituality and the human soul. A thoughtful political activist, Clarissa actively promotes the respect of ethnic groups, religion, and culture. Having been raised in a rural village near the Great Lakes she shows us the wisdom gleaned from families of immigrant and refugee decent.

William Faulkner

William Faulkner
William Faulkner is one of the most esteemed writers in American history. Faulkner was born in Mississippi and lived in the state throughout his life. His writing is highly influenced by the culture of the South and of Mississippi.

Richard P. Feynman

Richard P. Feynman
Richard P. Feynman is one of the most venerated American physicists of the late 20th century. While physics was his main claim to fame -and his list of accomplishments were many- he was also a gifted and adventurous writer, bringing the world of mathematics to everyday people in an accessible fashion.

Guy Finley

Guy Finley
Guy Finley's encouraging and accessible message is one of the true bright lights in our world today. His ideas cut straight to the heart of our most pressing personal and social issues (relationships, fear, addiction, stress/anxiety, peace, happiness, freedom) and lead the way to a higher life.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

F. Scott Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald, who is regarded as one of the greatest American writers of the 20th century, is the author of many novels and short stories. The writer was born to an upper middle class American family on September 24, 1896. In the 1920s, Fitzgerald traveled to Europe where he established a close friendship with fellow writer Ernest Hemingway.

Shakti Gawain

Shakti Gawain
Shakti Gawain is known around the world as an innovator in the areas of self development, particular when it comes to our definition of consciousness. Themes that can be traced throughout her work are the idea of consciousness as a source of divinity and the power of visualization in reaching one's goals.

Malcolm Gladwell

Malcolm Gladwell
Malcolm Gladwell is a Canadian writer and author of many best-selling non-fiction titles about interesting and current aspects of sociology and psychology as they apply to the social sciences. Gladwell grew up the son of a British father and a Jamaican-born mother. While he was born in England, the author moved to Canada at the age of six.

Seth Godin

Seth Godin
Born in 1960, Seth Godin is one of a new breed of business advisors that has risen to take on the shaky economic climate of the 21st century. For Godin, the only thing one should market is something that is worth marketing in the first place.

Daniel Goleman

Daniel Goleman
Daniel Goleman is the originator of the concept of Emotional Intelligence. This idea argues that human emotions like self-awareness, self-discipline, persistence, and empathy are worth more than someone's IQ level when it comes to much of life's major concerns. LearnOutLoud.com has almost everything available currently on audio by Daniel Goleman.

John Gray

John Gray
Beginning in 1995 with his groundbreaking Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, the New York Times number one best-selling book of the last decade, John Gray launched a Mars-Venus book series that changed the way men and women will forever view relationships.

Thich Nhat Hanh

Thich Nhat Hanh
Thich Nhat Hanh is not only one of the most famous Zen masters currently living, he is also venerated the world over for his poetry, and fervent peace activism. Hanh has become a leading voice in the propogation of "Engaged Buddhism" a spiritual path that seeks to engage with other societies, races and religions in order to relieve the world's suffering through co-existence.

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking
Stephen W. Hawking is the foremost theoretical physicist of his generation. In spite of being disabled by Motor Neurone Disease, he is highly active in physics, writing, and public life. His two major books available on audio, A Brief History of Time and The Universe in a Nutshell are now classic best-sellers.

Louise L. Hay

Louise L. Hay
Louise L. Hay is one of the leading voices of the modern self-help movement and is the founder of Hay House, a publishing company dedicated to spiritual and mental well-being.

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest Hemingway
Ernest Hemingway was an American author as well as a journalist. Most of his work was produced in the 1920s to 1950s and he won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954. He published seven novels, six short story collections, and two non-fiction works.

Napoleon Hill

Napoleon Hill
Born in 1883, Napoleon Hill started his life in poverty, but would become what many consider to be the founder of the modern personal development movement. His classic Best-Seller, Think and Grow Rich now stands as arguably the greastest book on how to achieve wealth that has ever been written.

Christopher Hitchens

Christopher Hitchens
Christopher Hitchens is a columnist at The Atlantic and a staple of the talk show circuit. A prominent atheist, he speaks out regularly against religion, especially Abrahamic religion. Hitchens is a prolific writer and columnist and often outspoken in opposition to public figures.

Henry James

Henry James
Henry James, hailed as a master of American literary realism, was born in New York City on April 15, 1843. Following in the footsteps of his intellectual father, James published his first short story at age 21. He would go on to pen many fictional novels, biographies, travel books, works of criticism, and even plays.

Brian Johnson

Brian Johnson
As the Chief Philosopher of PhilosophersNotes, Brian is responsible for studying, embodying and sharing the universal truths he’s so passionate about.

Swami Amar Jyoti

Swami Amar Jyoti
Swami Amar Jyoti was born on May 6, 1928 in a small town in northwestern India, not far from the banks of the Indus River. He was a brilliant child and student, much beloved by family and professors, and he shocked everyone with the decision to leave home a few months before college graduation.

Jon Kabat-Zinn

Jon Kabat-Zinn
Jon Kabat-Zinn is a leader in the emerging field of mind/body medicine. This form of medicine is focused on the clinical, social and human performance effects of mindfulness meditation training in various populations. LearnOutLoud.com has many audio titles to choose from, including not only Kabat-Zinn's classic books on audio, but also meditational practice programs as well.

Garrison Keillor

Garrison Keillor
Garrison Keillor is an American Author familiar to many as the host of the weekly Public Radio Show A Pairie Home Companion. With his instantly identifiable voice, Keillor tells homespun tales set in the fictional Minnesota town of Lake Wobegon.

John F. Kennedy

John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy, 35th President of the United States, was a complex man with an interesting public and private life. His legacy has many aspects to it: father, husband, and President. He led a private life shrouded with mystery and a few scandals, which would come to the public's attention many years after his assassination in Dallas, Texas in 1963.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. is best known for his contribution to the African American civil rights movement in the United States. Born Michael King, Jr. on January 15, 1929, King was the son of a reverend and a former teacher.

Robert T. Kiyosaki

Robert T. Kiyosaki
Born into a prominent family of educators, Robert Kiyosaki has risen to world prominence as an investor, businessman, and author. After retiring at the age of 47 and write his most famous work Rich Dad, Poor Dad. Afterward he followed up with many other titles under the Rich Dad banner. It is with this still ongoing series of books that Kiyosaki hopes to deliver a strong message on how everyone can improve their financial lives.

Jack Kornfield

Jack Kornfield
Jack Kornfield, PhD, trained as a Buddhist monk in Thailand, Burma, and India and has taught worldwide since 1974. He is one of the key teachers to introduce Buddhist mindfulness practices to the West.

Jiddu Krishnamurti

Jiddu Krishnamurti
Krishnamurti spent his adult life speaking to people around the world on the eternal questions of life. One could say he was a philosopher in the original sense of the word, not an academic or intellectual, but a lover of truth. But who Krishnamurti was is probably not as important as what Krishnamurti said, or rather the exploration we can take through the words he has left.

C.S. Lewis

C.S. Lewis
C.S. Lewis was an Irish author and scholar, known for his non-fiction work on Christianity, and famously for his fantasy series "The Chronicles of Narnia".

Jack London

Jack London
Jack London was born John Griffith Chaney on January 12, 1876. He was an American author and journalist, also noted for his work in social activism. The native San Franciscan adopted the name Jack as a boy, and worked odd jobs that usually involved hard labor as a teenager.

Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the first black South African to hold the office, and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.

Abraham Maslow

Abraham Maslow
Abraham Maslow was the creator and leader of humanist psychology, a new school of thought that emerged in the 1950s and 1960s. He is remembered for creating the 'hierarchy of needs' with physical needs at the bottom and self-actualization at the top.

John C. Maxwell

John C. Maxwell
Born in 1947, John C. Maxwell is a Christian author who has written more than fifty books, mainly focused on leadership. He is also a pastor, following his father in ministry. Selling more than twelve million copies of his books, many making the New York Times Best Seller List and some being translated in over fifty languages, Maxwell has proven himself to be very knowledgeable in the areas of leadership and personal development.

David McCullough

David McCullough
David McCullough is undoubtedly one of the most popular modern historians living today. Since becoming a full time author, McCullough has written 6 more brilliant books, each dealing with some aspect of the American story.

Joyce Meyer

Joyce Meyer
Joyce Meyer is an American author and one of the world's most popular Christian speakers. She has written over 70 books on practical Christianity and how to overcome emotional battles. Her speaking and writing style is practical, down to earth, and filled with humor.

Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller
Arthur Miller was a famous American playwright. The child of two Jewish immigrants from Poland, he worked in an automotive parts warehouse to make money for college. On graduating, he wrote for Broadway, with the play that led to his fame being Death of a Salesman, first performed in 1949.

Dan Millman

Dan Millman
Dan Millman has been a world champion athlete, a coach, a martial arts instructor, and even a college professor. His books, including "The Journeys of Socrates", "Way of the Peaceful Warrior", and "The Life You Were Born to Live", have inspired millions. Millman's work is well represented here on audio.

Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore
With a bachelor's degree in music from DePaul University, a Master's degree in Theology from University of Windsor, and an honorary doctorate from Lesley University, Thomas Moore is a spiritual polymath. This former monk, musician, psychotherapist, and university professor writes on the everyday cultivation of soul.

Caroline Myss

Caroline Myss
Caroline Myss is a five-time New York Times bestselling author and internationally renowned speaker in the fields of human consciousness, spirituality and mysticism, health, energy medicine, and the science of medical intuition.

Barack Obama

Barack Obama
Barack Hussein Obama II is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from 2009 to 2017. He is the first African American to have served as president, as well as the first born outside the contiguous United States. He previously served in the U.S. Senate representing Illinois from 2005 to 2008, and in the Illinois State Senate from 1997 to 2004.

Suze Orman

Suze Orman
Suze Orman's main goal in her books is to help you manage your money and achieve fiscal security, and she has been helping people accomplish this goal for over a two decades. Whether you wish to plan for retirement or are a recent graduate worried about your future, Suze Orman has sound advice to help you get a firm footing.

Joel Osteen

Joel Osteen
Joel Osteen is the American author of myriad self-help books describing how Christians can live up to the Bible's ideals. The senior pastor of Houston Texas' Lakewood Church, Osteen is also a prominent televangelist whose broadcasts are viewed by over seven million people throughout the world.

Eugene H. Peterson

Eugene H. Peterson
Eugene H. Peterson is a respected Presbyterian pastor, scholar and poet. Peterson is known for his work in making the Bible and its meaning more accessible and understandable to modern-day audiences through new translations, many of which are available on audiobook.

John Piper

John Piper
John Piper is an American Baptist pastor with a doctorate in New Testament Studies from the University of Munich. He is the founder of Desiring God Ministries, created to "spread a passion for the supremacy of God in all things for the joy of all peoples through Jesus Christ".

Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe
Edgar Allan Poe was a 19th century author and poet, best known for his Gothic short stories and mysteries, including the "Cask of Amontillado" and "The Purloined Letter". Poe was born in Boston and lost both of his parents in the first few years of his life.

Bob Proctor

Bob Proctor
For 40 years, Bob Proctor has focused his entire agenda around helping people create lush lives of prosperity, rewarding relationships and spiritual awareness. Bob Proctor knows how to help you because he comes from a life of want and limitation himself.

Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand
Ayn Rand (first name rhymes with "mine") is the author of many celebrated books that revolve around the philosophical theory known as Objectivism. Her classics include, The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged, both of which are available on audio.

Ronald Reagan

Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan was the 40th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1981 to 1989. As president, Reagan served during the end of the Cold War, one of the most tumultuous and controversial times in modern American history.

Anthony Robbins

Anthony Robbins
Anthony Robbins is an award-winning speakers and best-selling author in the Self Development field. His audio and video programs cover a wide variety of optimal living topics including achieving your dreams, improving your health, and utilizing the full potential of your mind.

Jim Rohn

Jim Rohn
Jim Rohn has been hailed as one of the most influential thinkers on human potential, and he is certainly one of the most popular motivational speaker of all time. From Top Executives to Everyday People, Rohn has devoted his life to studying fundamental human behavior and how this can help everyone achieve what they want in life.

David Sedaris

David Sedaris
David Sedaris is a popular humor writer who first gained attention on the Chicago public radio show "The Wild Room", hosted by Ira Glass. Glass discovered Sedaris reading his diaries in a Chicago club and invited him to appear on the show. His popularity there led to his debut in 1992 on the NPR show "Morning Edition," where he read his essay "SantaLand Diaries."

John Selby

John Selby
John Selby is a psychologist, life coach and spiritual consultant who has developed a number of new techniques for consciousness management and short-form meditation. He is the author of over two dozen books with half a million copies in print. His current focus is delivering his new mind-management methods via experiential-audio guidance on the web.

William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare is the British poet and playwright widely considered to be the greatest ever to write in the English language. Indeed, Shakespeare has been voted one of the most important people of the last millennium and all writers are indebted to the vibrant characterization, innovative plotting, and philosophical scope he brought to the art of writing.

Daniel Siegel

Daniel Siegel
Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine where he is also on the faculty of the Center for Culture, Brain, and Development and the Co-Director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson
Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish author from the Victorian era most famous for his novels Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Due to an illness that began in childhood and left the author extraordinarily thin and somewhat eccentric, Stevenson had difficulty fitting in throughout his life.

Henry David Thoreau

Henry David Thoreau
Henry David Thoreau was an American philosopher, born on July 12, 1817 in Massachusetts. For two years, he lived in a forest near Walden Pond, a period in his life that would form the inspiration for Walden, one of his most famous works based on Thoreau's ideology of simple living.

J. R. R. Tolkien

J. R. R. Tolkien
J.R.R. Tolkien is now more famous than ever for being the man behind the classic Lord of the Rings trilogy of books. It is due to this series and other masterpieces like "The Hobbit" and "The Silmarillion" that Tolkien is now hailed as the undisputed godfather of high-fantasy literature.

Eckhart Tolle

Eckhart Tolle
Eckhart Tolle has become quite visible as one of the most gifted and inspiring spiritual teachers of the early 21st century. LearnOutLoud.com is the best gateway for Tolle's audio programs to help you find The Power of Now & much more.

Brian Tracy

Brian Tracy
Brian Tracy is one of the world's most visible authors on success in the business world and in the personal development sphere. LearnOutLoud.com features everything available from Brian Tracy on audio and video formats and it is with these programs that you will gain insight from Tracy's 25+ year experience in the business world.

Mark Twain

Mark Twain
Born in 1835, Samuel Clemens, A.K.A Mark Twain, is one of the most famous American writers of all time. His most popular book, the Adventures of Huckleberry Finn now stands as a primary example of the "the american novel" and indeed most american authors look to him as the formative voice in american literature.

Iyanla Vanzant

Iyanla Vanzant
Many ordinary people cannot tell tales of tragedy, struggle, strength, courage and triumph in the same way Iyanla Vanzant can. Much of what she has seen, heard, and lived through would have devastated the ordinary person. Through her life's experiences Iyanla has uncovered her life's purpose, discovered the power that lies within soul, recovered her cultural and her spiritual self, to emerge shining, sharing her stories, her gifts, her discoveries and her love with the world.

Joe Vitale

Joe Vitale
He's an author, a motivational speaker, a marketing professional, and a doctor of metaphysics. He's Dr. Joe Vitale, a real life success story. Vitale is known as "Mr. Fire" and his website, mrfire.com, offers a comprehensive look at the many ways he shares his secrets for creating a successful, happy life.

Neale Donald Walsch

Neale Donald Walsch
Neale Donald Walsch has become known all over the world as a modern spiritual messenger. As the celebrated author of the highly successful Conversations With God series, he enjoys a regular seminar schedule around the world and is the author of 12 other best-selling books that relate to his spiritual awakening.

Alan Watts

Alan Watts
Born in 1915, Alan Watts is known all over the world as a philosopher, writer, speaker and authority on comparative religion. He is now considered one of the most popular modern philosophers and his bibliography is considered by many to be some of the most important texts on the Tao, Zen and Eastern Religion in general.

Andrew Weil

Andrew Weil
Andrew Weil has devoted his life to practicing the most natural and preventive medicine possible. LearnOutLoud.com has plenty of offerings from Andrew Weil on audio and they are here for you to get started immediately on your road to better health.

H.G. Wells

H.G. Wells
Herbert George Wells is one of a few visionary minds to be produced in the 20th Century. While Wells never lived to see many of the scientific luxuries we enjoy today, he nevertheless was farsighted enough to realize it didn't matter if he lived to see them or not: man's increased reliance on high-technology was inevitable.

Edith Wharton

Edith Wharton
Edith Wharton was the first woman to be awarded a Pulitzer Prize for literature. The Age of Innocence, published in 1920 and currently available for audio download, garnered her the award. As a member of New York's upper class society, Edith was able to write her novel about the morals and lifestyle of the elite from the point of view of a person living within the very circle she portrayed in the book.

Ken Wilber

Ken Wilber
Ken Wilber is a widely translated academic writer in America, with 25 books translated into some 30 foreign languages. Wilber is an internationally acknowledged leader and the preeminent scholar of the Integral stage of human development, which continues to gather momentum around the world.

Oscar Wilde

Oscar Wilde
Oscar Wilde was a well renowned poet and playwright in 19th century England. Born in Dublin in 1854 Wilde left his homeland to study at Oxford University. While a student at Oxford, Wilde gained accolades as he received the Newdegate Prize for his poem "Ravenna" describing his feelings about the Italian city of the same name.

Marianne Williamson

Marianne Williamson
Marrianne Williamson is one of the most influential spiritual, philosophical, and political trailblazers of our time. She is the leading proponent of "A Course in Miracles", claiming it's value as a kind of spiritual psychotherapy for thirsty souls. Her best selling audio books, including the popular A Return to Love are all featured here for you to browse.

Paramahansa Yogananda

Paramahansa Yogananda
Paramahansa Yodananda was born in West Bengal, India in 1893 and died in Los Angeles in 1952. As a child, he was initiated by wise Hindu masters such as Sri Yukteshwar Giri to thoughts and practices that would in the future shape his own interest for spirituality.

Ravi Zacharias

Ravi Zacharias
Ravi Zacharias is an evangelical Christian apologist and the best-selling author of many Christian books. Born in India, Zacharias was an atheist until, at the age of 17, a local Christian encouraged his mother to read him New Testament scripture after a failed suicide attempt.

Zig Ziglar

Zig Ziglar
The topics of Zig Ziglar's audio titles range from instructional guides on how to improve in sales & business to how to be a better parent and spouse. Since he began in the early 70's, a massive bibliography of audio titles by Ziglar have come out at a regular pace. Now with LearnOutLoud.com, you too can benefit from Ziglar's message in the best way possible!