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    • Plato: Ancient References and Anecdotes from a Prominent Greek Philosopher

    • By: Ferdinand Jives
    • Narrated by: Alasdair Cunningham
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Hear about the man on which a great portion of Western philosophy itself is based. He founded one of the first organized academies in Western civilization. His standings on life and perceptions have been quoted and referred to worldwide for centuries, as well as his main student, Aristotle. He wrote about metaphysics, epistemology, and education. Learn about the basics of Plato in this audiobook.

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    • GREAT LISTEN

    • By Conor Maynard on 09-03-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • John Locke: Thoughts on Politics, Government, and Philosophy

    • By: Ferdinand Jives
    • Narrated by: Alasdair Cunningham
    • Length: 1 hr and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Although considered as a pure politician and idealist by some, John Locke’s philosophical views on life have inspired many to take a step back and reassess the nature of governments, property, and human rights. He was an advocate of freedom and liberty. His influence cannot be underestimated when looking at the philosophical debates that have been held since his time, let alone during his lifetime. Get a new perspective by studying John Locke’s ideas, concepts, and his criticism on society and governments. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great audiobook.

    • By Cody Kearsley on 09-03-18

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    • Rene Descartes: The Great Philosopher Who Doubted His Very Existence

    • By: Ferdinand Jives
    • Narrated by: Jason Neeser
    • Length: 1 hr and 8 mins
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    By narrowing down everything to the last proof of life, he came to the conclusion, “I think. Therefore, I am.” Hear more about the genius man who used logic and evidence to figure out the realism of life and laid the foundation of 17th-century Rationalism. He drew conclusions based on reasoning that makes sense. His rhetoric included statements about God, the universe, and our perceptions of reality. Theories from this works have contributed greatly to the philosophical stage the people were at during his life.

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    • Philosophy

    • By Anonymous User on 11-23-18

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    • Thomas Aquinas

    • Powerful Quotes, Fun Facts, and Historical Background
    • By: Ferdinand Jives
    • Narrated by: Alasdair Cunningham
    • Length: 1 hr and 11 mins
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    Italian philosopher, Thomas Aquinas, had a major impact on Christian theology, the rise of Scholasticism, and the Roman Catholic Church. His Summa Theologica and other works are renowned, and they emphasize the five pieces of evidences that God exists.  

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    • It's a great audio-book

    • By Eric Ross Sr. on 08-06-18

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    • David Hume: Understanding His Philosophical Works and Life

    • By: Ferdinand Jives
    • Narrated by: Alasdair Cunningham
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
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    Find out who David Hume was and discover his views on life and philosophy. David Hume was a Scottish philosopher and historian. He was also known for his essays and economic analyses. He supported empiricism, skepticism, and naturalism in his own little way, which shed light on life and reasoning in a distinct manner he has propagated in various, ethical ways. Become aware of this empiricist’s approach to debatable subjects in the world of philosophy and learn, in a nutshell, what he stood for.   

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    • Really enjoyed it and love this so much..

    • By queen on 05-26-18

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    • Erasmus

    • Theology and Political Views from a Dutch Philosopher
    • By: Ferdinand Jives
    • Narrated by: Alasdair Cunningham
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
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    He stood for humanism, children’s rights, and theological ideologies that he wasn’t afraid to spread across the Dutch nation, which was going through some dramatic transformations at that time. His political and theological ideas should not be ignored, and as a Christian philosopher, he has had a huge impact on the distant culture of the Netherlands, Protestantism, and more.  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very detailed book.

    • By caitlin on 05-29-18

    Regular price: $6.95

    • Immanuel Kant

    • The Famous, Intellectual Philosopher from Germany
    • By: Ferdinand Jives
    • Narrated by: Alasdair Cunningham
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
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    Listen to a handy synopsis, overview, and background of Immanuel Kant and his philosophical teachings. Hear about discussions that concern good and evil, happiness, religious supremacism, balance in life, and other controversial topics.   

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    • Best guidebook

    • By caitlin on 05-29-18

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    • Stoicism: Guide to the Art of Ancient Stoic Philosophy

    • By: Ferdinand Jives
    • Narrated by: Zach Loving
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
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    Stoicism focuses on using reason to understand the laws of nature and to bridle passions and overcome weaknesses, addictions, and tendencies that make us dependent on the world around us. In that way, Stoicism helps us achieve higher levels of success, emotional control, and a love for everything we encounter. Stoicism is a great philosophy that can benefit everyone, especially those who apply the key takeaways to their daily lives.

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    • 5 star!!

    • By meenachi on 02-27-18

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    • Nietzsche: Nihilism, Existentialism, and the Übermensch Clarified by Friedrich Nietzsche

    • By: Ferdinand Jives
    • Narrated by: William Bennett
    • Length: 1 hr and 23 mins
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    Friedrich Nietzsche’s influence on the world of philosophy has undoubtedly been impressive. So what are we to think of this German thinker? Is his look on life and the universe truly negative? Or was he just misunderstood? Hear more about the answers to these questions and others in this brief but powerful guide to Nietzsche’s life, theories, works, and prominent quotes. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Good job!

    • By Anonymous User on 12-14-18

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