Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder

Second Treatise of Government

John Locke

This work is one of the most valuable political compilations ever written and has an extremely wide scope. In the work, the author Locke examines limited government, property, the right to revolution and similar ideas. You can read the famous politic...

Common Sense

Thomas Paine

Some books are important enough to change the world. It changes people and gives perspectives. Some books have inspired revolutions, wars, and debates. These books enraged, provoked, enlightened and consoled people. Ultimately, they either enriched o...

The Poetics of Aristotle


Aristotle's Poetics is the earliest surviving work of dramatic theory and first extant philosophical treatise to focus on literary theory. In this text Aristotle offers an account of ποιητικῆς, which refers t...

Walden and On The Duty Of Civil Disobedience

Henry David Thoreau

In 1845, Henry David Thoreau cleared out Concord Massachusetts and moved to a cabin that he built by himself close Walden Pond in Massachusetts. Walden, is an account of his remain within the woods and his encounter. Shedding the minor ties that he f...



In Plato's Ion Socrates discusses with the titular character, a talented rhapsode who already courses on Homer, whether the rhapsode, a poetry actor, is giving his performance because of his capacity and knowledge or because of divine possession. It...

The Prince


Machiavelli ought to be looked at as he truly was. Thus: Can Machiavelli, who makes the taking after perceptions, be Unscrupulous as we get it the demonizing term? 1. So it is that to know the nature of a individuals, one require be a Ruler; to know...

The Problems of Philosophy

Bertrand Russell

A enthusiastic and still one of the leading presentations to philosophy, this book pays off both a closer perusing for students and masters, and a casual perusing for the common public.

The Complete Essays

Michel de Montaigne

The Essays are among the foremost peculiar and individual works in all writing and give an locks in knowledge into a shrewd Renaissance intellect, proceeding to deliver delight and illumination to modern perusers.


Marcus Aurelius

Roman emperor who was also a philosopher, without any purposeful of distribution, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius offer a exceptional arrangement of challenging otherworldly reflections and works out created as the head battled to get it himself a...


Composed amid the chaos of the English Civil War, Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan inquires how, in a world of viciousness and frightfulness, can we halt ourselves from plummeting into turmoil? Hobbes' case for a 'common-wealth' beneath a capable imperial -...