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[PDF] The Plague by Albert Camus

Authors: Albert Camus

In Classics, Philosophy, Fiction

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The townspeople of Oran are in the grip of a deadly plague, which condemns its victims to a horrifying death. Fear, isolation and claustrophobia follow as they are forced into quarantine, each responding in their own way to the lethal bacillus: some resign themselves to fate, some seek blame and a few, like Dr Rieux, resist the terror.

[PDF] The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves

Authors: Stephen Grosz

In Psychology, Nonfiction, Philosophy

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In simple stories of encounter between a psychoanalyst and his patients, The Examined Life reveals how the art of insight can illuminate the most complicated, confounding and human of experiences.

[PDF] Ways of Seeing by John Berger

Authors: John Berger

In Nonfiction, Philosophy, Art Books, Essays Books

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John Beger's Ways of Seeing changed the way people think about painting and art critism. This watershed work shows

[PDF] The Black Swan (Incerto #2)

Authors: Nassim Nicholas Taleb

In Business, Nonfiction, Philosophy

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In Black Swan: The Impact of The Highly Improbable, the author projects randomness and uncertainty as a single idea. He puts forth a theory that promotes the idea and value of a society that stands robust in the face of negative events

[PDF] The Rule of Law by Tom Bingham

Authors: Tom Bingham

In Politics, History, Nonfiction, Philosophy

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The Rule of Law is a phrase much used but little examined. The idea of the rule of law as the foundation of modern states and civilisations has recently become even more talismanic than that of democracy, but what does it actually consist of?

[PDF] Fooled by Randomness (Incerto #1)

Authors: Nassim Nicholas Taleb

In Psychology, Business, Nonfiction, Philosophy

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Everyone wants to succeed in life. But what causes some of us to be more successful than others? Is it really down to skill and strategy - or something altogether more unpredictable?

[PDF] The Myth of Sisyphus by Albert Camus

Authors: Albert Camus , Justin O'Brien

In Classics, Nonfiction, Philosophy

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Inspired by the myth of a man condemned to ceaselessly push a rock up a mountain and watch it roll back to the valley below, The Myth of Sisyphus transformed twentieth-century philosophy with its impassioned argument for the value of life in a world without religious meaning.

[PDF] The Symposium by Plato

Authors: Plato

In Classics, Nonfiction, Philosophy

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Plato's retelling of the discourses between Socrates and his friends on such subjects as love and desire, truth and illusion, spiritual transcendence and the qualities of a good ruler, profoundly affected the ways in which we view human relationships, society and leadership - and shaped the whole tradition of Western philosophy.

[PDF] On the Shortness of Life by Seneca

Authors: Seneca

In Classics, Nonfiction, Philosophy

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The Stoic writings of the philosopher Seneca offer powerful insights into the art of living, the importance of reason and morality, and continue to provide profound guidance to many through their eloquence, lucidity and timeless wisdom.