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    • Meditations

    • By: Marcus Aurelius, George Long - translator, Duncan Steen - translator
    • Narrated by: Duncan Steen
    • Length: 5 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,086
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    One of the most significant books ever written by a head of State, the Meditations are a collection of philosophical thoughts by the Emperor Marcus Aurelius (121 - 180 ce). Covering issues such as duty, forgiveness, brotherhood, strength in adversity and the best way to approach life and death, the Meditations have inspired thinkers, poets and politicians since their first publication more than 500 years ago. Today, the book stands as one of the great guides and companions - a cornerstone of Western thought.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excelent reading of an excellent classic

    • By David on 10-22-16

    Regular price: $20.29

    • On the Genealogy of Morals

    • A Polemic
    • By: Friedrich Nietzsche
    • Narrated by: Duncan Steen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 205
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    In On the Genealogy of Morals, subtitled "A Polemic", Nietzsche furthers his pursuit of a clarity that is less tainted by imposed prejudices. He looks at the way attitudes towards 'morality' evolved and the way congenital ideas of morality were heavily colored by the Judaic and Christian traditions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An Essential Precursor to Evolutionary Psychology

    • By James on 02-08-17

    Regular price: $19.59

    • The Birth of Tragedy Out of the Spirit of Music

    • By: Friedrich Nietzsche
    • Narrated by: Duncan Steen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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      5 out of 5 stars 60
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    One of Nietzsche’s earliest works, The Birth of Tragedy (1872) is a remarkable source of inspiration. It is here that the philosopher expresses his frustration with the contemporary world and urges man to embrace Dionysian energy once more. He refutes European culture since the time of Socrates, arguing that it is one-sidedly Apollonian and prevents man from living in optimistic harmony with the sufferings of life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Apollonian vs The Dionysian

    • By Juan Malo on 02-05-18

    Regular price: $20.29