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Adorno, Theodor
Minima Moralia

Aristophanes
Clouds tr. William James Hickey
Clouds tr. Ian Johnston
Clouds tr. Geourge Theodoridis

Aristotle
The Athenian Constitution tr. H. Rackham
The Athenian Constitution tr. Frederic Kenyon
Categoriestr. E. M. Edghill
On Dreams tr. J. I. Beare
Economics tr. G.C. Armstrong
Eudemian Ethics tr. H. Rackham
On the Gait of Animals tr. A. S. L. Farquharson
On Generation and Corruption tr. H. H. Joachim
On the Heavens tr. J. L. Stocks
The History of Animals tr. D’Arcy Wentworth Thompson
On Interpretation tr. E. M. Edghill
On Longevity and Shortness of Life tr. G. R. T. Ross
On Memory and Reminiscence tr. J. I. Beare
Metaphysics tr. W. D. Ross
Metaphysics tr. Hugh Tredennick
Meteorology tr. E. W. Webster
On the Motion of Animals tr. A. S. L. Farquharson
Nicomachean Ethics tr. W. D. Ross
Nicomachean Ethics tr. H. Rackham
On the Parts of Animals tr. William Ogle
Physics tr. R. P. Hardie and R. K. Gaye
Poetics tr. S. H. Butcher
Poetics tr. W.H. Fyfe.
Politics tr. Jowett
Politics tr. H. Rackham
Posterior Analytics tr. G. R. G. Mure
Prior Analytics tr. A. J. Jenkinson
On Prophesying by Dreams tr. J. I. Beare
Rhetoric tr. W. Rhys Roberts
Rhetoric tr. J. H. Freese
On Sense and the Sensible tr. J. I. Beare
On Sophistical Refutations tr. W. A. Pickard-Cambridge
On the Soul tr. J. A. Smith
Topics tr. W. A. Pickard-Cambridge
Virtues and Vices tr. H. Rackham
On Youth and Old Age, On Life and Death, On Breathing tr. G. R. T. Ross

Aurelius, Marcus
Meditations

Bacon, Francis
The New Organon [PDF]

Benjamin, Walter
Critique of Violence tr. Edmund Jephcott
On the Concept of History tr. Dennis Redmond
Theses on the Philosophy in History tr. unknown
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction tr. Andy Blunden

Berkeley, George
Alciphron [PDF]
An Essay Towards a New Theory of Vision
Principles of Human Knowledge [PDF]
Querist
Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous
Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous
Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous
A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge

Confucius – See Kong Zi

Conway, Anne
The Principles of the Most Ancient and Modern Philosophy [PDF]

Debord, Guy
Methods of Détournement
Préliminaires: pour une définition de l’unité du programme révolutionnaire
La société du spectacle
The Society of the Spectacle
Theory of the Dérive
Thèses sur la révolution culturelle

Deleuze, Gilles
Lectures on Spinoza (français / English)

Descartes, René
Discours de la Méthode (français)
Discourse on Method
Discourse on Method
Discourse on Method (Audiobook)
La Géométrie (français)
Meditations on First Philosophy (Audiobook)
Meditationes de prima philosophia (Latin)
The Selections from the Principles of Philosophy tr. John Veitch

Diogenes Laertius
Lives of the Philosophers (Greek)
Lives of the Philosophers tr. C. D. Yonge (missing Book VII Zeno and Book X Epicurus)
Lives of Eminent Philosophers Vol. II tr. R. D. Hicks (books VI to X)

Edwards, Jonathan
Freedom of the Will [PDF]

Epicurus
Letter to Menoeceus
Letter to Menoeceus tr. Robert Drew Hicks
Principal Doctrines
Principal Doctrines tr. Robert Drew Hicks

Frege, Gottlob
The Foundations of Arithmetic (excerpt)

Hegel, Georg
Hypertext versions of Hegel’s major works from marxists.org (uses frames, some selections are incomplete)
Includes:
· The Positivity of the Christian Religion
· The German Constitution
· The Critical Journal of Philosophy (Kritisches Journal der Philosophie)
· System of Ethical Life
· Faith & Knowledge
· The Philosophy of Spirit (Jena Lectures 1805-6)
· Philosophical Propadeutic
· Encyclopaedia
· Who Thinks Abstractly?
· The Phenomenology of Mind
· Shorter Logic
· Science of Logic
· The Philosophy of Nature
· The Philosophy of Spirit (1817) (fr. Encyclopaedia)
· Subjective Spirit (1830)
· The Philosophy of Right
· Reason In History
· Lectures on the History of Philosophy
· Absolute Spirit (fr. Encyclopaedia)
· Lectures on Aesthetics
Phänomenologie des Geistes (Deutsch)
Phenomenology of Mind tr. Terry Pinkard [PDF]
The Philosophical Propadeutic tr. W. T. Harris
The Philosophy of History tr. J. Sibree [PDF]
Philosophy of Mind (fr. Encyclopaedia) tr. William Wallace
The Philosophy of Right tr. S. W. Dyde [PDF]

Heidegger, Martin
The Basic Problems of Phenomenology (Introduction only)

Hobbes, Thomas
De Cive
English Works of Thomas Hobbes (11 vols.)
Leviathan

Hume, David
Philosophical Works of David Hume
· Vol. I – Treatise of Human Nature Part 1
· Vol. II – Treatise of Human Nature Part 2
· Vol. III – Essays Moral, Political, and Literary
· Vol. IV – The Inquiries, Natural History of Religion, and other Essays
Enquiries Concerning the Human Understanding and Concerning the Principles of Morals

Husserl, Edmund
Pure Phenomenology, Its Method, and Its Field of Investigation

Kant, Immanuel
Allgemeine Naturgeschichte und Theorie des Himmels (Deutsch)
Critique of Judgment tr. James Creed Meredith
Critique of Judgment tr. J.H. Bernard
Critique of Practical Reason tr. Thomas Kingsmill Abbott
Critique of Practical Reason (audiobook)
Critique of Pure Reason tr. J. M. D. Meiklejohn
Critique of Pure Reason tr. Francis Haywood
Critique of Pure Reason tr. Friedrich Max Müller
Critique of Pure Reason tr. Friedrich Max Müller
Critique of Pure Reason (audiobook)
On Education tr. Annette Churton
Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals tr. Thomas Kingsmill Abbott (a.k.a. Groundwork for the Metaphysics of Morals)
Idee zu einer allgemeinen Geschichte in weltbürgerlicher Absicht (Deutsch)
On the Injustice of Counterfeiting Books (audiobook)
Introduction to the Metaphysic of Morals tr. W. Hastie
Kant’s Principles of Politics tr. W. Hastie
· Idea of a Universal History from a Cosmopolitical Point of View
· Principles of Political Right
· The Principle of Progress
· Perpetual Peace
Kritik der praktischen Vernunft (Deutsch)
Kritik der reinen Vernunft (Deutsch)
Kritik der Urteilskraft (Deutsch)
Logic tr. John Richardson
The Metaphysical Elements of Ethics tr. Thomas Kingsmill Abbott
The Metaphysical Foundations of Natural Science tr. Ernest Belfort Bax
The Metaphysics of Ethics tr. J. W. Semple
The Science of Right tr. W. Hastie
Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Essay tr. M. Campbell Smith
Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Essay (audiobook)
Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Essay (audiobook)
The Philosophy of Law
On the Popular Judgment (audiobook) (a.k.a. On the Old Saw, On the Common Saying)
Prolegomena to Every Future System of Metaphysics tr. Ernest Belfort Bax
Prolegomena zu einer jeden künftigen Metaphysik die als Wissenschaft wird auftreten können (Deutsch)
Der Streit der Fakultäten (Deutsch)
Von dem ersten Grunde des Unterschiedes der Gegenden im Raum (Deutsch)
Was ist Aufklärung (Deutsch)
What Is Enlightenment? (audiobook)

Kong Zi (a.k.a. Confucius)
Annalects (2 English, 1 français, original Chinese)

de La Mettrie, Julien Offray
Man-Machine [PDF]

Lao-Tzu – see Lao Zi

Lao Zi (a.k.a. Lao-Tzu)
Tao Te Ching (11 English translations and the original Chinese)

Leibniz
Leibniz-Clarke Correspondence
Leibniz’s correspondence with Arnauld [PDF]
New Essays on Human Understanding [PDF]
Leibniz’s exchange of papers with Clarke [PDF]
Freedom and possibility [PDF]
Meditations on knowledge, truth, and ideas [PDF]
Contingency [PDF]
First truths [PDF]
Discourse on metaphysics [PDF]
Real-life dialogue on human freedom and the origin of evil [PDF]
Essay on dynamics [PDF]
New system [PDF]
The ultimate origin of things [PDF]
Nature itself [PDF]
Making the case for God [PDF]
Principles of nature and grace [PDF]
Monadology [PDF]

Locke, John
The Works of John Locke in Nine Volumes
An Essay Concerning Humane Understanding Vol. 1 | Vol. 2
Essay Concerning Human Understanding
Second Treatise of Government
Second Treatise of Government
Toleration [PDF]

Malebranche, Nicolas
Dialogues on Metaphysics [PDF]

Mill, John Stuart
Collected Works of John Stuart Mill
Considerations on Representative Government
The Subjection of Women
Utilitarianism

Monty Python’s Flying Circus
The Philosophers Song

Newton, Isaac
A New Theory of Light and Colours [PDF]

Pascal, Blaise
Pensées [PDF]
Pensées (tr. W. F. Trotter)
Provincial Letters (tr. Thomas M’Crie)

Pierce, Charles Sanders
How to Make Our Ideas Clear

Plato
Alcibiades 1 tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Alcibiades 2 tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Apology tr. Harold North Fowler
Apology tr. Benjamin Jowett
Charmides tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Charmides, or Temperance tr. Benjamin Jowett
Cleitophon tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Cratylus tr. Harold North Fowler
Cratylus tr. Benjamin Jowett
Critias tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Critias tr. Benjamin Jowett
Crito tr. Harold North Fowler
Crito tr. Benjamin Jowett
Epinomis, or Nocturnal Council tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Euthydemus tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Euthydemus tr. Benjamin Jowett
Euthyphro tr. Harold North Fowler
Euthyphro tr. Benjamin Jowett
Gorgias tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Gorgias tr. Benjamin Jowett
Hipparchus tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Hippias Major tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Hippias Minor tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Ion tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Ion tr. Benjamin Jowett
Laches tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Laches, or Courage tr. Benjamin Jowett
Laws tr. R. G. Bury
Laws tr. Benjamin Jowett
Lovers tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Lysis
Lysis, or Friendship tr. Benjamin Jowett
Menexenus tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Meno tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Meno tr. Benjamin Jowett
Minos tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Parmenides tr. Harold North Fowler
Parmenides tr. Benjamin Jowett
Phaedo tr. Harold North Fowler
Phaedo tr. Benjamin Jowett
Phaedrus tr. Harold North Fowler
Phaedrus tr. Benjamin Jowett
Philebus tr. Harold North Fowler
Philebus tr. Benjamin Jowett
Protagoras tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Protagoras tr. Benjamin Jowett
The Republic tr. Paul Shorey
The Republic tr. Benjamin Jowett
The Seventh Letter tr. J. Harward
Sophist tr. Harold North Fowler
Sophist tr. Benjamin Jowett
Statesman tr. Harold North Fowler
Statesman tr. Benjamin Jowett
Symposium tr. Harold North Fowler
Symposium tr. Benjamin Jowett
Theatetus tr. Harold North Fowler
Theaetetus tr. Benjamin Jowett
Theages tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Timaeus tr. W.R.M. Lamb
Timaeus tr. Benjamin Jowett

Quine, Willard
Two Dogmas of Empiricism (1951 and 1961 editions)

Simmel, Georg
The Metropolis and Mental Life

Spinoza
The Ethics tr. R. H. M. Elwes
The Ethics (PDF files)
Improvement of the Understanding
The Philosophy of Spinoza by Benedictus de Spinoza Joseph Ratner ed. (selections)
Theologico-Political Treatise 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 tr. R. H. M. Elwes
Tractatus de Intellectus Emendatione (Latin)
Tractatus Politicus tr. A. H. Gosset
Treatise on Theology and Politics

Sun Tsu
The Art of War tr. L. Giles
The Art of War tr. L. Giles

Vaneigem, Raoul
Adresse aux vivants sur la mort qui les gouverne et l’opportunité de s’en défaire
Avertissement aux écoliers et lycéens
Basic Banalities
Contributions to The Revolutionary Struggle, Intended To Be Discussed, Corrected, And Principally, Put Into Practice Without Delay
The Revolution of Everyday Life
Traité de savoir-vivre à l’usage des jeunes générations

Wollstonecraft, Mary
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman [PDF]

Xenophon
Memorabilia
Symposium