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Concerning Violence
Angered by the racism he witnessed on Martinique during the Second World War, Fanon here examines the roles of class, culture and violence, and expresses his profound alienation from the idea of colonialism and its bloodshed. More than four decades on, Fanon's work still inspires liberation movements today.   No. 59 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei wydawnictwa Penguin, w ...
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Meditations

Widely regarded as the father of modern Western philosophy, Descartes sought to look beyond established ideas and create a thought system based on reason. In this profound work he meditates on doubt, the human soul, God, truth and the nature of existence itself.   No. 84 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei wydawnictwa Penguin, w języku angielskim - dla koneserów!

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Meditations

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, wisdom and humility.   No. 2 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei wydawnictwa Penguin, w języku angielskim - dla koneserów!

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Human Hapiness
Created by the seventeenth-century philosopher and mathematician Pascal, the essays contained in Human Happiness are a curiously optimistic look at whether humans can ever find satisfaction and real joy in life - or whether a belief in God is a wise gamble at best.   No. 43 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei wydawnictwa Penguin, w języku angielskim - dla koneserów!
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On Friendship
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, argues that all cultures should be respected, and attempts, by an exploration of himself, to understand the nature of humanity.   No. 6 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei wydawnictwa ...
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Books v. cigarettes
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 bookshops to the dubious profession of being a critic, from freedom of the press to what patriotism really means.   No. 57 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei wydawnictwa Penguin, w ...
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In Consolation to his Wife

Autor: Plutarch

From an intimate and moving letter to his grieving wife on the death of their daughter, to elegant writings on morality, happiness and the avoidance of anger, Plutarch's powerful words of consolation and inspiration still offer timeless wisdom and guidance today.   No. 41 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei wydawnictwa Penguin, w języku angielskim - dla koneserów!
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Consolation in the Face of Death
In his moving essay, Samuel Johnson offers wise words on confronting grief at the loss of a loved one. The other pieces here, ranging from art to marriage to morality, demonstrate the brilliance, perception and wit that made Johnson the leading man of letters of his day, and one of the finest essayists in the English language.   No. 67 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei ...
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Confessions of an English Opium Eater
Describing the surreal hallucinations, insomnia and nightmarish visions he experienced while consuming daily large amounts of laudanum, Thomas De Quincey's legendary account of the pleasures and pains of opium forged a link between artistic self-expression and addiction, and paved the way for later generations of literary drug-takers from Baudelaire to Burroughs.   No. 70 in the series Great ...
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The First Ten Books

Autor: Confucius

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 to rewards in this world or the next, but as the pinnacle of human existence.   No. 21 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei wydawnictwa Penguin, w języku angielskim - ...
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