Genre - Philosophy

“On the Nature of Things” (De Rerum Natura) by Titus Lucretius Carus is a seminal work of ancient Roman literature and philosophy, written in the 1st century BCE. This epic poem, composed in six books, aims to explain the physical world through the lens of Epicurean philosophy, which Lucretius ardently followed.
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Does it take faith to be a Jedi? Are droids capable of thought? Should Jar Jar Binks be held responsible for the rise of the Empire? Presenting entirely new essays, no aspect of the myth and magic of George Lucas’s creation is left philosophically unexamined in The Ultimate Star Wars and Philosophy.
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“The Prophet,” written by Kahlil Gibran, stands as a timeless masterpiece that transcends generations with its profound wisdom and poetic beauty. Gibran’s work invites readers on a spiritual journey through the teachings of a prophet named Almustafa, who shares his insights on various aspects of life, including love, marriage, freedom, and death. Gibran’s writing style, characterized by its lyrical prose and profound simplicity, captivates readers, drawing them into a wor… Read More

“The Idiot” by Fyodor Dostoevsky plunges readers into the complex world of 19th-century Russia, where protagonist Prince Lev Nikolaevich Myshkin navigates the intricacies of human nature and societal conventions. As Myshkin returns to St. Petersburg after being treated for epilepsy in Switzerland, he finds himself thrust into the midst of high society, where he encounters a cast of characters grappling with their own moral dilemmas and inner demons.
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Explore the universe of Frank Herbert’s Dune in all its philosophical richness.
“He who controls the spice controls the universe.”
Tens of thousands of years into an intergalactic future, can humans endure or will we sacrifice what is most important in our humanity for power, glory, religion and of course, the control of the spice? Dune and Philosophy sets an intellectual course through sand and stars to find out.
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“Candide” is a satirical novella written by the French philosopher and author Voltaire. Published in 1759, the work is a philosophical and humorous exploration of the optimism prevalent in the 18th century Enlightenment period.
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“Nicomachean Ethics” is a philosophical work by the ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle. It is named after Aristotle’s son, Nicomachus, to whom the work is dedicated. This ethical treatise, composed around 350 BCE, is part of Aristotle’s broader exploration of ethics and political philosophy.
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“Thus Spake Zarathustra” translated from “Thus Spoke Zarathustra” is a philosophical novel written by the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, published in four parts between 1883 and 1885. It is written in the form of a prose poem and is considered one of Nietzsche’s most significant and challenging works.
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Celebrate the 25th anniversary of Ethan and Joel Coen’s cinematic triumph The Big Lebowski with this ultimate guide to life from the founders of the Church of Latter-Day Dude.
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