By Xenophon,Amy L. Bonnette,Christopher J. Bruell

ISBN-10: 0801429633

ISBN-13: 9780801429637

ISBN-10: 0801481716

ISBN-13: 9780801481710

An crucial textual content for figuring out Socrates, Xenophon's Memorabilia is the compelling tribute of an affectionate pupil to his instructor, supplying a unprecedented firsthand account of Socrates' lifestyles and philosophy. The Memorabilia is precious either as a piece of philosophy in its personal correct and as a supplement to the research of Plato's dialogues. The longest of Xenophon's 4 Socratic works, it truly is rather revealing in regards to the alterations among Socrates and his philosophical predecessors.

Far extra evidently than Plato within the dialogues, Xenophon calls cognizance within the Memorabilia to his personal courting with Socrates. a colourful and completely engaged author, Xenophon goals particularly to persuade his readers of the greatness of Socrates' suggestion and the disgracefulness of his conviction on a capital cost. In thirty-nine chapters, Xenophon offers Socrates as a standard individual and as a superb benefactor to these linked to him.

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By Eugenio Baroncelli

ISBN-10: 8838923361

ISBN-13: 9788838923364

Fulminanti ritratti di uomini noti e meno noti, poeti, musicisti, scrittori, comandanti, filosofi, profeti e re, astronomi e imperatori, storici e santi, eroi. Baroncelli riesce a cogliere il tratto essenziale delle loro esistenze, e in brevi schizzi ci restituisce vite vere e palpitanti.

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By Andre LaGrone

ISBN-10: 1478209720

ISBN-13: 9781478209720

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By Antonio A. Santucci,Lelio La Porta,Joseph A. Buttigieg

ISBN-10: 8838936366

ISBN-13: 9788838936364

Denso e informato, quanto sobrio e Denso e informato, quanto sobrio e limpido, un affascinante ritratto politico e intellettuale di Antonio Gramsci. Dalla nativa Sardegna alla Torino operaia, da Mosca a Vienna, all’attività parlamentare, agli anni di pena nelle carceri fasciste, los angeles ricostruzione della vicenda umana e dell’opera dello studioso è una guida alla conoscenza del suo pensiero.

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By Erica Benner

ISBN-10: 0141974850

ISBN-13: 9780141974859

ISBN-10: 1846147077

ISBN-13: 9781846147074

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By Andrew Bradstock

ISBN-10: 0714651052

ISBN-13: 9780714651057

ISBN-10: 0714681571

ISBN-13: 9780714681573

This selection of essays discover the the Diggers, a gaggle of seventeenth century males who shared a imaginative and prescient of a society in accordance with collective possession of the land. the subjects mentioned contain the ongoing energy of chief Winstanley's writings, rules on civil liberty and the industrial background.

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By W. Terrence Gordon,Susan Willmarth

ISBN-10: 1934389757

ISBN-13: 9781934389751

Marshall McLuhan was once essentially the most great and unique thinkers of the twentieth century. He used to be to this point sooner than his time that he expected the longer term and provided a critique of human habit in a media saturated international that's probably extra beneficial in today’s web age than it used to be in his personal time.

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By Andrea Pezzi

ISBN-10: 8845261581

ISBN-13: 9788845261589

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By Flor Namdar

ISBN-10: 3957341930

ISBN-13: 9783957341938

Als Tochter einer kurdischen Sunnitin und eines persischen Schiiten geboren, verbringt Flor Namdar eine unbeschwerte, privilegierte Kindheit in ihrer Heimat Iran. Doch als junges Mädchen gerät sie in die Wirren der Islamischen Revolution. Sie verliert ihre gesellschaftliche Stellung, ihre Freiheit und schließlich ihren muslimischen Glauben. Um einer lebensgefährlichen scenario zu entkommen, flüchtet sie sich in eine unglückliche Ehe. In tiefer Verzweiflung beschließt sie, ihrem Leben ein Ende zu setzen. Doch Gott hat andere Pläne. Am Tiefpunkt ihres Lebens begegnet Flor Jesus. Und diese Begegnung verändert alles.

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By Alejandro C. Aguirre

ISBN-10: 1541170334

ISBN-13: 9781541170339

Las letras contenidas en “El Camino a los angeles Excelencia” “Aprenda cómo ser mejor cada día” de Alejandro C. Aguirre muestran un escrito que habla de una experiencia profunda de su existencia. En ellas, nos podemos encontrar con el ser humano que lucha con sus valores, buscando encontrar los angeles verdad del ser humano.

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