Filosofia

The Ethics: Ethica Ordine Geometrico Demonstrata

16 ottobre 2018

“Ethics, Demonstrated in Geometrical Order (Latin: Ethica, ordine geometrico demonstrata), usually known as “The Ethics”, is a philosophical treatise written by Benedict de Spinoza. It was written between 1664 and 1665 and was first published in 1677. Benedict de Spinoza […]

Arendt e la banalità del male

14 ottobre 2018

Il 14 ottobre del 1906 nasce Hanna Arendt. Celebre il suo saggio sulle origini del totalitarismo e il diario del processo tenutosi a Gerusalemme al gerarca nazista Eichmann da cui venne tratto il libro “La banalità del male”

The art of war

13 ottobre 2018

“The Art of War” is a treatise by the Italian Renaissance political philosopher and historian Niccolò Machiavelli. Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (3 May 1469 – 21 June 1527) was an Italian diplomat, politician, historian, philosopher, humanist, and writer of […]

Timaeus (English Edition)

Timaeus is one of Plato’s dialogues, mostly in the form of a long monologue given by the title character Timaeus of Locri, written c. 360 BC. Plato (424/423 – 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder […]

Laws (English Edition)

The Laws is Plato’s last and longest dialogue. Plato (424/423 – 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Translated by Benjamin […]

Crito

11 ottobre 2018

“Crito” is a dialogue by the ancient Greek philosopher Plato. Plato (424/423 – 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Translated […]

Cratylus

Plato’s Cratylus is a dialogue about the correctness of names Plato (424/423 – 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Translated […]

Ion

In Plato’s Ion Socrates discusses with the titular character, a professional rhapsode who also lectures on Homer, the question of whether the rhapsode, a performer of poetry, gives his performance on account of his skill and knowledge or by virtue […]

Phaedrus

The Phaedrus written by Plato, is a dialogue between Plato’s protagonist, Socrates, and Phaedrus, an interlocutor in several dialogues. Plato (424/423 – 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first […]

Menexenus

“The Menexenus” is a Socratic dialogue of Plato, Plato (424/423 – 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece and the founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Translated by Benjamin […]

Areopagitica

“Areopagitica; A speech of Mr. John Milton for the Liberty of Unlicenc’d Printing, to the Parlament of England” is a 1644 prose polemic by the English poet, scholar, and polemical author John Milton opposing licensing and censorship. John Milton (9 […]

Maxims and Reflections

10 ottobre 2018

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (28 August 1749 – 22 March 1832) was a German writer and statesman. Translated by Thomas Bailey Saunders #Amazon

Maximes et Réflexions

Johann Wolfgang Goethe né le 28 août 1749 à Francfort et mort le 22 mars 1832 (à 82 ans) à Weimar, est un romancier, dramaturge, poète, théoricien de l’art et homme d’État allemand, passionné par les sciences, notamment l’optique, la […]

Aphorisms

9 ottobre 2018

Hippocrates of Kos (c. 460 – c. 370 BC), also known as Hippocrates II, was a Greek physician of the Age of Pericles (Classical Greece), and is considered one of the most outstanding figures in the history of medicine. Translated […]

On Liberty

8 ottobre 2018

“On Liberty” is a philosophical work by the English philosopher John Stuart Mill, originally intended as a short essay. John Stuart Mill (20 May 1806 – 8 May 1873) was an English philosopher, political economist and civil servant. #Amazon

La città del Sole

La città del Sole” è un’opera filosofica del frate domenicano italiano Tommaso Campanella. Tommaso Campanella, al secolo Giovan Domenico Campanella (Stilo, 5 settembre 1568 – Parigi, 21 maggio 1639), è stato un filosofo, teologo, poeta e frate domenicano italiano. #Amazon

The New Atlantis

“The New Atlantis” is an incomplete utopian novel by Sir Francis Bacon, published in 1627. Francis Bacon (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, orator, and author. #Amazon

Letters concerning the English Nation

7 ottobre 2018

“Letters Concerning the English Nation” is a series of essays written by Voltaire based on his experiences living in England between 1726 and 1729. François-Marie Arouet (November 1694 – 30 May 1778), known by his nom de plume Voltaire was […]

Lettere

6 ottobre 2018

Una raccolta di 12 lettere del grande filosofo stoico tradotte da Annibal Caro e pubblicate nel 1802. Seneca o Seneca il giovane (Corduba, 4 a.C. – Roma, 65), è stato un filosofo, drammaturgo e politico romano, esponente dello stoicismo. #Amazon

Enchiridion: Manuale di Epitteto

24 settembre 2018

L’Enchiridion (“oggetto che si tiene mano”) o Manuale di Epitteto è uno scritto di filosofia ed etica stoica compilato dallo scrittore greco-romano Arriano, discepolo del filosofo greco Epitteto, alle cui lezioni aveva assistito. Epittèto è stato un filosofo greco antico, […]