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    • Strangeways

    • A Prison Officer's Story
    • By: Neil Samworth
    • Narrated by: Jonthan Keeble
    • Length: 8 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A jaw-dropping account of life as a prison officer in one of the country's most notorious jails. Neil ‘Sam’ Samworth spent 11 years working as a prison officer in HMP Manchester, aka Strangeways. A tough Yorkshireman with a soft heart, Sam had to deal with it all - gangsters and gangbangers, terrorists and psychopaths, addicts and the mentally ill. Men who should not be locked up and men who should never be let out. Strangeways is a shocking and at times darkly funny account of life in a high-security prison. 

    Regular price: $18.54

    • Spinoza: Philosophy in an Hour

    • By: Paul Strathern
    • Narrated by: Jonthan Keeble
    • Length: 1 hr and 13 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Spinoza in just one hour.Spinoza’s brilliant metaphysical system was derived neither from reality nor experience. Starting from basic axioms (assumptions), by means of a series of geometric proofs he built a universe which was also God – one and the same thing, the classic example of pantheism.

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    • Berkeley: Philosophy in an Hour

    • By: Paul Strathern
    • Narrated by: Jonthan Keeble
    • Length: 1 hr and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Philosophy for busy people. Listen to a succinct account of the philosophy of Berkeley in just one hour.Berkeley’s philosophy denies the existence of matter. According to his work, there is no material world, only our own experience. So when you don’t see something, it isn’t there. Then how does the world persist? Because it is supported by the continuous perception of an all-seeing God. Berkeley’s ideas appear to take empiricism to a ludicrous extreme. But is this quite so absurd as it seems?

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    • J.S. Mill: Philosophy in an Hour

    • By: Paul Strathern
    • Narrated by: Jonthan Keeble
    • Length: 1 hr and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
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    John Stuart Mill is remembered today as the leading exponent of Utilitarianism, arguing that our aim in life must be the attainment of pleasure and the minimizing of pain for the majority of people. The principle that lies at the heart of Utilitarianism is "the greatest benefit of the greatest number" - an idea that perhaps seems self-evident today but one that was seen as radical within Mill’s own time. This central idea has become the unspoken founding principle of our modern way of life in the free Western democracies. This audiobook is an expert account of J.S. Mill’s life and philosophical ideas.

    Regular price: $2.06