Produkty z tagiem 'GREAT IDEAS'

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The Jewish State [Oprawa Miękka]
Theodor Herzl

We shall live at last as free men on our own soil, and die peacefully in our own homes' Theodor Herzl's passionate advocacy of the founding of a Jewish state grew out of his conviction that Jews woul
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Days of Reading [Oprawa Miękka]
Marcel Proust

In these inspiring essays about why we read, Proust explores all the pleasures and trials that we take from books, as well as explaining the beauty of Ruskin and his work, and the joys of losing your
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The Communist Manifesto [Oprawa Miękka]
Karl Marx , Friedrich Engels

The Communist Manifesto changed the face of the twentieth century beyond recognition, inspiring millions to revolution, forming the basis of political systems thet still dominate countless lives and
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Meditations [Oprawa Miękka]
Marcus Aurelius

The Meditations of the great Roman Philosopher-Emperor Marcus Aurelius are simple yet profound works of stoic philosophy that continue to offer guidance and consolation to many with their eloquence,
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Books v. Cigarettes [Oprawa Miękka]
George Orwell

Beginning with a dilemma about whether he spends more money on reading or smoking, George Orwell's entertaining and uncompromising essays go on to explore everything from the perils of second-hand bo
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Decline of the English Murder [Oprawa Miękka]
George Orwell

In these timeless and witty essays George Orwell explores the English love of reading about a good murder in the papers (and laments the passing of the heyday of the 'perfect' murder involving class,
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Future of an Illusion [Oprawa Miękka]
Sigmund Freud

This investigation of religion by greatest psychoanalyst of the twentieth - century explores the role faith can take in the life of man, what it can mean to us and why as a species we are inclined to
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The Perpetual Race of Achilles and the Tortoise [Oprawa Miękka]
Jorge Luis Borges

In this collection of wise, witty and fascinating essays, Borges discusses the existence (or non-existence) of Hell, the flaws in English literary detectives, the philosophy of contradictions, and th
41,66 zł

A Confession
Leo Tolstoy

Describing Tolstoy's crisis of depression and estrangement from the world, A Confession is an autobiographical work of exceptional emotional honesty. It describes his search for 'a practical religion
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Imperialism: The Highest Stage of Capitalism [Oprawa Miękka]
Vladimir Lenin

Vladimir Lenin created this hugely significant Marxist text to explain fully the inevitable flaws and destructive power of Capitalism: that it would lead unavoidably to imperialism, monopolies and co
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An Image of Africa [Oprawa Miękka]
Chinua Achebe

Beautifully written yet highly controversial, An Image of Africa asserts Achebe's belief in Joseph Conrad as a 'bloody racist' and his conviction that Conrad's novel Heart of Darkness only serves to
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The Fastidious Assassins [Oprawa Miękka]
Albert Camus

Adaring critique of communism and how it had gone wrong behind the Iron Curtain, Camus' essay examines the revolutions in France and Russia, and argues that since they were both guilty of producing t
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On Conspiracies [Oprawa Miękka]
Niccolo Machiavelli

Machiavelli is one of the most famous strategists of all time. In this collection he discusses the dangers of conspiracies, and the component parts of an army, vital for gaining and holding power in
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Confessions of a Sinner [Oprawa Miękka]
Saint Augustine

Aprofound influence not only on Christian theology but on the psychology and political philosophy of the West since the Dark Ages. One of the greatest explorations of sin, epiphany and redemption eve
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On Friendship [Oprawa Miękka]
Montaigne Michel De

Michel de Montaigne was the originator of the modern essay form; in these diverse pieces he expresses his views on relationships, contemplates the idea that man is no different from any animal, argue
41,66 zł

The Social Contract [Oprawa Miękka]
Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Rousseau's explosive cry for human liberty helped to spark the French Revolution and has haunted our discussion of how we should rule one another ever since - seen as both a blueprint for political t
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Civilisation and Its Discontents [Oprawa Miękka]
Sigmund Freud

Freud's epoch-making insights revolutionized our perception of the self, and founded the theories of psychoanalysis; here he presents his theory of an innate "death drive" - arguing that civilization
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The First Ten Books [Oprawa Miękka]

Perhaps the most widely read thinker of all time, Confucius transformed Chinese philosophy with his belief that the greatest goal in life was pursuit of 'The Way': a search for virtue not as a means
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The Symposium [Oprawa Miękka]

Plato's retelling of the discourses between Socrates and his friends on such subjects as love and desire, truth and illusion, spiritual transcendence and the qualities of a good ruler, profoundly aff
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Miracles and Idolatry [Oprawa Miękka]

Voltaire's short, radical and iconoclastic essays on philosophical ideas from angels to idolatry, miracles to wickedness, make wry observations about human beliefs, and mock hypocrisy and extravagant
36,31 zł

Fear and Trembling [Oprawa Miękka]
Soren Kierkegaard

The Father of Existentialism, Kierkegaard transformed philosophy with his conviction that we must all create our own nature; in this great work of religious anxiety, he argues that a true understandi
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On Suicide [Oprawa Miękka]
David Hume

One of the most important thinkers ever to write in English, the Empiricist David Hume liberated philosophy from the superstitious constraints of religion; here, he argues that all are free to choose
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Conspicuous Consumption [Oprawa Miękka]
Thorstein Veblen

With its wry portrayal of a shallow, materialistic 'leisure class' obsessed by clothes, cars, consumer goods and climbing the social ladder, this withering satire on modern capitalism is as pertinent
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On the Shortness of Life [Oprawa Miękka]

The Stoic writings of the philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into the art of living, the importance of reason and morality, and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their elo
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The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduct.. [Oprawa Miękka]
Walter Benjamin

One of the most important works of cultural theory ever written, Walter Benjamin's groundbreaking essay explores how the age of mass media means audiences can listen to or see a work of art repeatedl
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On Natural Selection [Oprawa Miękka]
Charles Darwin

Charles Darwin's seismic theory of evolution turned the Victorian world upside down, utterly rewrote our notions of life on earth, and is still attacked by religious creationists today.
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Steps Towards a Small Theory of the Visible [Oprawa Miękka]
John Berger

We live within a spectacle of empty clothes and unworn masks' In this series of remarkable pieces from across his career, John Berger celebrates and dissects the close links between art and societ
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The Freedom to Be Free [Oprawa Miękka]
Hannah Arendt

People can only be free in relation to one another.' Three exhilarating and inspiring essays in which the great twentieth-century political philosopher argues that there can be no freedom without
41,66 zł

Suffragette Manifestos [Oprawa Miękka]

'We women are roused. Now that we are roused, we will never be quiet again' Bringing together the voices of women who fought for equal rights and representation - from aristocrats and actresses to
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The Decay of Lying [Oprawa Miękka]
Oscar Wilde

Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life' The two works brought together here, 'The Decay of Lying' and 'The Critic as Artist', are Oscar Wilde's wittiest and most profound writings on ae
36,31 zł

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