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  • The Republic

    The Republic
    av Plato

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486411217

    Often ranked as the greatest of Plato's many remarkable writings, this celebrated philosophical work of the fourth century B.C. contemplates the elements of an ideal state, serving as the forerunner for such other classics of political thought as Ci…

  • The Will to Power

    The Will to Power
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486831664

  • Twilight of the Idols

    Twilight of the Idols
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486831671

  • Candide

    Candide
    av Voltaire

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486266893

    Caustic and hilarious, Candide has ranked as one of the world's great satires since its first publication in 1759. It concerns the adventures of the youthful Candide, disciple of Dr. Pangloss, who was himself a disciple of Leibniz. In the course of…

  • The Prince

    The Prince
    av Niccolo Machiavelli

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486272740

    As a young Florentine envoy to the courts of France and the Italian principalities, Niccol Machiavelli (1469-1527) was able to observe firsthand the lives of people strongly united under one powerful ruler. His fascination with that political rarity…

  • The Interpretation of Dreams

    The Interpretation of Dreams
    av Sigmund Freud

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486789422

    Until the beginning of the twentieth century, most people considered dreams unworthy of serious consideration. Sigmund Freud, however, had noticed that they formed an active part in the analysis of his patients, and he gradually came to believe that…

  • The Importance of Being Earnest

    The Importance of Being Earnest
    av Oscar Wilde

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486264783

    Here is Oscar Wilde's most brilliant tour de force, a witty and buoyant comedy of manners that has delighted millions in countless productions since its first performance in London's St. James' Theatre on February 14, 1895. The Importance of Being E…

  • The Autobiography

    The Autobiography
    av Benjamin Franklin

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486290737

    Blessed with enormous talents and the energy and ambition to go with them, Franklin was a statesman, author, inventor, printer, and scientist. He helped draft the Declaration of Independence and later was involved in negotiating the peace treaty wit…

  • Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave

    Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
    av Frederick Douglass

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486284996

    Former slave, impassioned abolitionist, brilliant writer, newspaper editor and eloquent orator whose speeches fired the abolitionist cause, Frederick Douglass (1818-1895) led an astounding life. Physical abuse, deprivation and tragedy plagued his ea…

  • Crime and Punishment

    Crime and Punishment
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486415871

    The two years before he wrote Crime and Punishment (1866) had been bad ones for Dostoyevsky. His wife and brother had died; the magazine he and his brother had started, Epoch, collapsed under its load of debt; and he was threatened with debtor's pri…

  • Civilization and Its Discontents

    Civilization and Its Discontents
    av Sigmund Freud

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486282534

    The struggle between the urgencies of instinct and the restrictions of civilization is addressed throughout the works of Sigmund Freud, and in Civilization and Its Discontents the theme is developed with particular richness and depth. This famous st…

  • Heart of Darkness

    Heart of Darkness
    av Joseph Conrad
    (1 recension)

    Häftad - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486264646

    Although Polish by birth, Joseph Conrad (1857-1924) is regarded as one of the greatest writers in English, and Heart of Darkness, first published in 1902, is considered by many his "most famous, finest, and most enigmatic story." -- Encyclopaedia B…

  • The Birth of Tragedy

    The Birth of Tragedy
    av Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486285153

    Among the most influential philosophers of modern times, Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900) declared in this classic study that Greek tragedy achieved greatness through a fusion of elements of Apollonian restraint and control with Dionysian components…

  • Notes from the Underground

    Notes from the Underground
    av Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486270531

    In 1864, just prior to the years in which he wrote his greatest novels -- Crime and Punishment, The Idiot, The Possessed and The Brothers Karamazov -- Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821-1881) penned the darkly fascinating Notes from the Underground. Its namel…

  • My Inventions

    My Inventions
    av Nikola Tesla

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486807218

    One of science's great unsung heroes, Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) was a prophet of the electronic age. His research laid much of the groundwork for modern electrical and communication systems, and his impressive accomplishments include development of t…

  • The Ego and the Id

    The Ego and the Id
    av Sigmund Freud

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486821566

    All human behaviors and traits, according to this 1923 study, derive from the complicated interactions of three elements of the psyche: the id, the ego, and the superego. One of Sigmund Freud's most insightful works on the topic of the subconscious,…

  • The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    av Robert Louis Stevenson

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486266886

    In September of 1884, Robert Louis Stevenson, then in his mid-thirties, moved with his family to Bournemouth, a resort on the southern coast of England, where in the brief span of 23 months he revised A Child's Garden of Verses and wrote the novels…

  • Bhagavadgita

    Bhagavadgita

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486277820

    The Bhagavadgita is part of the great Indian epic the Mahabharata, and it is one of the major religious documents of the world, occupying in Hinduism a position not unlike the Sermon on the Mount in Christianity. One of the most celebrated treasures…

  • Beyond Good and Evil

    Beyond Good and Evil
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486298689

    After kicking open the doors to twentieth-century philosophy in Thus Spake Zarathustra, Friedrich Nietzsche refined his ideal of the superman with the 1886 publication of Beyond Good and Evil. Conventional morality is a sign of slavery, Nietzsche m…

  • History of the Peloponnesian War

    History of the Peloponnesian War
    av Thucydides

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486817194

    The entire Greek world plunged into three decades of bloodshed in 431 B.C., when the ongoing friction between Athens and Sparta exploded into war. Ten years into the struggle, the Athenian general Thucydides was dismissed for a military failure that…

  • Spring and All

    Spring and All
    av William Carlos Williams

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486826929

  • The Strenuous Life

    The Strenuous Life
    av Theodore Roosevelt

    Häftad - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486472294

  • Journey to the Center of the Earth

    Journey to the Center of the Earth
    av Jules Verne

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486440880

    An adventurous geology professor mounts an expedition that descends into a subterranean world of luminous rocks, antediluvian forests, and fantastic marine life -- a living past that holds the secrets to the origins of human existence. Jules Verne's…

  • The Philosophy of Epictetus

    The Philosophy of Epictetus
    av Epictetus

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486811239

    In this collection of two brief but highly influential works, Epictetus' Stoic philosophy addresses the nature of fate and man's place in the universe. The philosopher also explores the distinction between what is and is not within our power, the me…

  • Beyond the Pleasure Principle

    Beyond the Pleasure Principle
    av Sigmund Freud

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486790305

    "Perfect for students on a tight budget wanting a copy they can mark up with their own notes, or for anyone interested in just reading the text." -- University of St. Andrews This controversial 1920 publication marks a turning point in the celebrate…

  • Walden: Or, Life in the Woods

    Walden: Or, Life in the Woods
    av Henry David Thoreau

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486284958

    Nature was a form of religion for naturalist, essayist, and early environmentalist Henry David Thoreau (1817-62). In communing with the natural world, he wished to "live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and ... learn what it…

  • Self Reliance

    Self Reliance
    av Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486277905

    See 'Bhagavad Gita'.

  • Romeo and Juliet

    Romeo and Juliet
    av William Shakespeare

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486275574

    One of Shakespeare's most popular and accessible plays, Romeo and Juliet tells the story of two star-crossed lovers and the unhappy fate that befell them as a result of a long and bitter feud between their families. The play contains some of Shakesp…

  • The Analects

    The Analects
    av Confucius

    Häftad - 1995 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486284842

    Rich distillation of the timeless precepts of extremely influential Chinese philosopher and social theorist. Footnotes.

  • An Ideal Husband

    An Ideal Husband
    av Oscar Wilde

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486414232

    Although Oscar Wilde (1854-1900) created a wide range of poetry, essays, and fairy tales (and one novel) in his brief, tragic life, he is perhaps best known as a dramatist. His witty, clever drama, populated by brilliant talkers skilled in the art o…

  • On Liberty

    On Liberty
    av John Stuart Mill

    Häftad - 2002 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486421308

  • The Picture of Dorian Gray

    The Picture of Dorian Gray
    av Oscar Wilde

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486278070

    In this celebrated work, his only novel, Wilde forged a devastating portrait of the effects of evil and debauchery on a young aesthete in late-19th-century England. Combining elements of the Gothic horror novel and decadent French fiction, the book…

  • Anthem

    Anthem
    av Ayn Rand

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486492773

    Hailed by The New York Times as "a compelling dystopian look at paranoia from one of the most unique and perceptive writers of our time," this brief, captivating novel offers a cautionary tale. The story unfolds within a society in which all traces…

  • The Metaphysics

    The Metaphysics
    av Aristotle

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486817491

    "All men by nature are actuated with the desire of knowledge," declared Aristotle. The philosopher's works are foundational to the history of science, and his treatise on metaphysics, or "first philosophy," is divided into sections of previous philo…

  • Flatland

    Flatland
    av Edwin A. Abbott

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486272634

    This masterpiece of science (and mathematical) fiction is a delightfully unique and highly entertaining satire that has charmed readers for more than 100 years. The work of English clergyman, educator and Shakespearean scholar Edwin A. Abbott (1838-…

  • Medea

    Medea
    av Euripides

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486275482

    One of the most powerful and enduring of Greek tragedies, Medea centers on the myth of Jason, leader of the Argonauts, who has won the dragon-guarded treasure of the Golden Fleece with the help of the sorceress Medea. Having married Medea and father…

  • The Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson

    The Autobiography of Thomas Jefferson
    av Thomas Jefferson

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486811970

    During his remarkable lifetime, Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826) served his country in many capacities, including as the third President of the United States. But ultimately, this gifted individual -- an accomplished architect, naturalist, and linguist…

  • Poems of Sappho

    Poems of Sappho
    av Sappho

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486817279

    Plato hailed her as "the Tenth Muse," and 2,500 years later her voice remains dazzling as well as direct and honest. Sappho, a lyric poet from the Greek island of Lesbos, wrote verse that sings to both sexes of desire, rapture, and sorrow. Praised f…

  • A Journal of the Plague Year

    A Journal of the Plague Year
    av Daniel Defoe

    Häftad - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486419190

    The haunting cry of "Bring out your dead " by a bell-ringing collector of 17th-century plague victims has filled readers across the centuries with cold terror. The chilling cry survives in historical consciousness largely as a result of this classic…

  • Tao Te Ching

    Tao Te Ching
    av Lao Tze

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486297927

    Tao (the Way) is one of the most profound and influential of the world's spiritual traditions, and the Tao Te Ching (The Book of the Way and Its Virtue) has left its imprint on Far Eastern philosophy, art, and literature for over two thousand years.…

  • The Souls of Black Folk

    The Souls of Black Folk
    av W. E. B. Du Bois

    Häftad - 1994 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486280417

    This landmark book is a founding work in the literature of black protest. W. E. B. Du Bois (1868-1963) played a key role in developing the strategy and program that dominated early 20th-century black protest in America. In this collection of essays,…

  • Poetics

    Poetics
    av Aristotle

    Häftad - 1997 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486295770

    Among the most influential books in Western civilization, Aristotle's Poetics is really a treatise on fine art. In it are mentioned not only epic and dithyrambic poetry, but tragedy, comedy, and flute and lyre playing. Aristotle's conception of trag…

  • Favorite Poems

    Favorite Poems
    av William Wordsworth

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486270739

    Treasury of 39 works: "Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey," the "Lucy" poems, "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud," "Intimations of Immortality," many more.

  • The Antichrist

    The Antichrist
    av Friedrich Nietzsche

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486826660

  • Civil Disobedience and Other Essays

    Civil Disobedience and Other Essays
    av Henry David Thoreau

    Häftad - 1993 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486275635

    Philosopher, naturalist, poet and rugged individualist, Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) has inspired generations of readers to think for themselves, to follow the dictates of their own conscience and to make an art of their lives. This representativ…

  • Hamlet

    Hamlet
    av William Shakespeare

    Häftad - 1992 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486272788

  • Totem and Taboo

    Totem and Taboo
    av Sigmund Freud

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486827520

    Originally published in 1918, this landmark collection of essays by the father of psychoanalysis represents one of Freud's most penetrating attempts to decipher the mysteries of human behavior. Its focus is the conflict between primitive feelings an…

  • The Turn of the Screw

    The Turn of the Screw
    av Henry James

    Häftad - 1991 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486266848

    Widely recognized as one of literature's most gripping ghost stories, this classic tale of moral degradation concerns the sinister transformation of two innocent children into flagrant liars and hypocrites. The story begins when a governess arrives…

  • The Story of My Life

    The Story of My Life
    av Helen Keller

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486292496

    When she was 19 months old, Helen Keller (1880-1968) suffered a severe illness that left her blind and deaf. Not long after, she also became mute. Her tenacious struggle to overcome these handicaps -- with the help of her inspired teacher, Anne Sull…

  • War and Peace

    War and Peace
    av Leo Tolstoy

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486816432

    Hailed as one of the greatest novels of all time and a classic of world literature, War and Peace unfolds in the early nineteenth century during the turbulent years of the Napoleonic invasion of Russia. Tolstoy's epic ranges from stirring depictions…