In Being and Nothingness, Sartre writes with some debts to Heidegger, to demonstrate the existence of free will. Camus ultimately reaffirms the value of  existence, and the possibility of a  life of dignity, creativity and authenticity. One of the most influential books ever written, The Art of War has applications in business, the military and any situation involving strategy or people. Paperback. Find the top 100 most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Bertrand Russel’s ‘A History of Western Philosophy’ has held a position of reverence since it’s first publication in 1945. Io sono piccola? His works are in the form of dialogues, where several characters argue a topic by asking questions of each other. First you need to read Plato, and only after that study his student, Aristotle. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance – Robert M. Pirsig. This book is a guide for finding the philosophical points in common children’s stories such as Horton Hears A Who, The Giving Tree, andMrs. One of the leading philosophers of the existential movement, Nietzsche’s ‘Beyond Good and Evil’ is one of his slightly more accessible. Over twenty million copies in print – this novel follows 14-year old Norwegian girl Sophie Admundsen on a mystery of perplexing questions. Some of Plato’s other influences were Pythagoras, Anaxagoras, and Parmenides. to an aristocratic family. He wrote lots of books on logic, so what you get is properly informed problems. Reading ‘Meditations’, a defining work of stoicism, and it’s not hard to see why. The Transcendent Philosophy of the Four Journeys of the Intellect – Mulla Sadra. The Prince is sometimes claimed to be one of the first works of modern philosophy, especially modern political philosophy, in which the effective truth is taken to be more important than any abstract ideal. The Tao Te Ching is the foundation of Taoism, and has been the bedrock of Chinese thought and much of it’s spirituality for thousands of years. As a philosophy, however, it also denoted the striving after an independent state of mind and body, imperturbability, and reliance on sensory data as the true basis of knowledge. The Myth Of Sisyphus and Other Essays – Albert Camus. He holds that our primary drive in life is not pleasure, as Freud maintained, but the discovery and pursuit of what we personally find meaningful. Stoicism has seen an enthusiastic revival in recent years, especially in entrepreneurial circles. He published his massive volume ‘essais‘, which went on to popularize and reinforce the essay as a literary genre. Following the death of Socrates he traveled widely in search of learning. $10.79 #11. The most famous exposition of this is his metaphor of the Cave, where people living in a cave are only able to see flickering shadows projected on the wall of the external reality. Paperback. With a slightly misleading title, this book asks big questions about the way we live our lives. Stephen’s book is introducing people to philosophy and in that sense it’s quite pedagogical or didactic. “Plato, the greatest philosopher of ancient Greece, was born in Athens in 428 or 427 B.C.E. The Book of Healing – Avicenna. The ‘Hikmat Al Muta’alyah fi-l-asfar al-‘aqliyya al-arba‘a’ is an encyclopedic work that chronicles many of the important issues discussed in Islamic philosophy. ... At School Jacquelyn Stagg. Lexington Books. Featuring the Power to Choose, My Magical Words (The Magic of Me Series), I Can Do Hard Things: Mindful Affirmations for Kids, My Magical Choices (The Magic of Me Series), It's OK to be Different: A Children's Picture Book About Diversity and Kindness, Positive Ninja: A Children’s Book About Mindfulness and Managing Negative Emotions and Feelings (Ninja Life Hacks), The Magic of Manifesting: 15 Advanced Techniques To Attract Your Best Life, Even If You Think It's Impossible Now, My Magical Dreams (The Magic of Me Series), Big Ideas for Little Philosophers Box Set, Big Ideas for Curious Minds: An Introduction to Philosophy, My Magical Gifts (The Magic of Me Series), Breathing is My Superpower: Mindfulness Book for Kids to Feel Calm and Peaceful (My Superpower Books), Share a Little Kindess: A Children's Book about Doing Good in the World, The Little Book of Giving: (Children's Book about Holiday Giving, Giving for the Holiday Season, Giving from the Heart, Kids Ages 3 10, Preschool, Kindergarten, First Grade), The Do-Over Day: a children's book about surviving the worst day ever.

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