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from The History of an Infantile Neurosis

The 'Wolfman'

This is Freud's groundbreaking study of a wealthy young Russian man, subject to psychotic episodes and neuroses. Through the patient's dream of childhood wolves, Freud was able to determine his real problem - that of infantile neurosis brought about by a sexual complex and an Oedipal fixation.   No. 93 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei wydawnictwa Penguin, w języku ...

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Some Extraordinary Popular Delusions
Describing bizarrely popular Victorian street slang, the madness of crowds, stock market mania (from the South Sea Bubble to Tulip fever), popular fashions, fads, crazes, schemes and scams, this brilliantly entertaining and ever-more relevant study of human folly shows that we are always susceptible to hysteria and bamboozlement.   No. 89 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei wydawnictwa ...
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Tao Te Ching

Autor: Lao Tzu

Fundamental to Chinese philosophy and religion, the Tao Te Ching is a simple guidebook for virtue, encouraging peace, understanding and humility. Ranging from political advice to common wisdom, it has also served as an inspiration to artists across the ages and throughout the world.   No. 61 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei wydawnictwa Penguin, w języku ...

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Host of Living Forms
Charles Darwin transformed our understanding of the world with the idea of natural selection, challenging the notion that species are fixed and unchanging. These writings from On the Origin of Species explain how different life forms appear all over the globe, evolve over millions of years, become extinct and are supplanted.   No. 87 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei ...
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Why Look at Animals?

John Berger broke new ground with his penetrating writings on life, art and how we see the world around us. Here he explores how the ancient relationship between man and nature has been broken in the modern consumer age, with the animals that used to be at the centre of our existence now marginalized and reduced to spectacle.   No. 80 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei ...

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Conspicuous Consumption
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 today as when it was written over a century ago.   No. 38 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei wydawnictwa Penguin, w języku angielskim - dla koneserów!
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On the Shortness of Life

Autor: Seneca

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 eloquence, lucidity and timeless wisdom.  No. 1 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei wydawnictwa Penguin, w języku angielskim - dla koneserów!

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On Power

These are Shakespeare's greatest writings on power in all its forms - in love, in war, in politics and in the family. From Macbeth's vaulting ambition to Richard II's fragile grip on authority, from violent rivalries of King Lear to the exquisite poetry of the love sonnets, these pieces show, with philosophical subtlety and psychological acuity, how we manipulate and dominate each other.   No. 65 in ...

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On a Certain Blindness in Human Beings

William James's strong beliefs in a pragmatic theory of truth - that truth is only as relevant as its effect on us - lead to these absorbing essays on fact and belief. Within them is a fascinating theory of reality that suggests nothing is truly 'real' without examination through human empathy and experience.   No. 75 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei wydawnictwa Penguin, w ...

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On Art and Life

John Ruskin's insights into the need for individual artistic freedom, and his disdain for the mass-production art. of the Victorian era, radically altered society's perception of creative design and remain powerfully relevant to our ideas of beauty today.   No. 15 in the series Great Ideas Kolekcjonerska seria Wielkich Idei wydawnictwa Penguin, w języku angielskim - dla koneserów!

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