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  • The Art of Logical Thinking

    William Walker Atkinson

    Filosofie Atkinson talks about successful pedagogical approach, guiding through the fundamental elements of formal deductive logic, classification and definition, fallacies, basic argument analysis, inductive generalization, statistical reasoning, and explanation.
  • Laws


    Filosofie In The Laws, Plato describes in detail a comprehensive system of legislation in a small agricultural utopia he named Magnesia. His laws not only govern crime and punishment, but also form a code of conduct for all aspects of life in his ideal state - from education, sport and religion to sexual behaviour, marriage and drinking parties.
  • The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda

    Swami Vivekananda

    Filosofie In the third volume the various utterances on Bhakti- Bhakti-Yoga, with sketches of the mission and lives of the great teachers, Buddha, Christ, Shri Ramakrishna and others; also the speeches of Swami Vivekananda.
  • Meditations

    Marcus Aurelius

    Metafysica Written in Greek by the only Roman emperor who was also a philosopher, without any intention of publication, the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius offer a remarkable series of challenging spiritual reflections and exercises developed as the emperor struggled to understand himself and make sense of the universe. While the Meditations were composed to provide personal consolation and encouragement, Marcus Aurelius also created one of the greatest of all works of philosophy: a timeless collection that has been consulted and admired by statesmen, thinkers and readers throughout the centuries.
  • Penny's avontuur

    Amy van Pol

    Gezin en relaties Dit boek is geschreven door Amy, een meisje van 15 jaar dat graag boeken schrijft. Penny's avontuur is haar eerste boek.
  • The Prince

    Niccolò Machiavelli

    Politieke filosofie The Prince is an extended analysis of how to acquire and maintain political power. The chapters are dedicatedf to Lorenzo de Medici. The dedication declares Machiavelli's intention to discuss in plain language the conduct of great men and the principles of princely government. He does so in hope of pleasing and enlightening the Medici family.
  • Zijn wij ons brein?

    Studium Generale

    Filosofie Dick Swaab ontketende met zijn bestseller Wij zijn ons brein in 2010 een verhit wetenschappelijk en publiek debat over hersenen, lichaam en geest. Een discussie met grote implicaties voor de wetenschap en ons mensbeeld. Laat de reductie van de mens tot brein genoeg ruimte voor een sociologisch, psychologisch of pedagogisch mensbeeld, dat zich niet baseert op neurologisch onderzoek? Hebben we straks alleen nog maar hersenwetenschappers nodig? Juist in deze tijd en op dit vlak werkt een multidisciplinaire blik verruimend. Verschillende docenten en hoogleraren beantwoordden een aantal vragen over hun vakgebied in relatie tot het brein. Zij reageren in de bundel op vragen over de vrije wil, het brein, lichaam en geest, en op elkaar.
  • Words of Wisdom - 100 Inspirational Quotations

    Various Authors

    Filosofie From the world’s greatest thinkers across the centuries, Words of Wisdom is a delightful collection of advice and insight.  With a quotation for every situation, flick through the pages to find motivation, consolation and simply to enjoy the beauty of these succinct and timeless words.
  • i-Filosofie #1

    Ton Derksen, Martha Nussbaum, Erno Eskens, Paula Rehwinkel, Paul Scheulderman, Paul Troost, Inspyr Publishing, Jan Bransen & Arthur d' Ansembourg

    Filosofie Meedenken of tegendenken, dat is het thema van dit eerste nummer van i-Filosofie. Moeten filosofen kritische eenlingen zijn, die vanuit de kantlijn de samenleving proberen bij te sturen, of is het juist zaak om met de filosofische gereedschapskist in de hand met burgers en politici mee te denken. Hans Achterhuis is een tegendenker, René Gude is een meedenker.  In dit nummer een debat tussen deze oude en nieuwe Denker des Vaderlands. Verder in dit nummer de forensische filosofie van Ton Derksen, de Fenomenologie van Hegel, een lezing van Martha Nussbaum over nieuwe religieuze intolerantie en nog veel meer.
  • The Prince

    Niccolò Machiavelli & W.K. Marriott (Translator)

    Filosofie The Prince (Italian: Il Principe, [il ˈprin.tʃ]) is a political treatise by the Italian diplomat, historian and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. From correspondence a version appears to have been distributed in 1513, using a Latin title, De Principatibus (About Principalities). However, the printed version was not published until 1532, five years after Machiavelli's death. This was done with the permission of the Medici pope Clement VII, but "long before then, in fact since the first appearance of the Prince, in manuscript, controversy had swirled about his writings".
  • Notes from the Underground

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Filosofie Published in 1864, Notes from Underground is considered the author's first masterpiece - the book in which he "became" Dostoevsky - and is seen as the source of all his later works. Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, whose acclaimed translations of The Brothers Karamazov and Crime and Punishment have become the standard versions in English, now give us a superb new rendering of this early classic.
  • The Secret Teachings of the Mystery Lights

    Claire L. Evans & Jona Bechtolt & The YACHT Trust

    Filosofie The Secret Teachings of the Mystery Lights: A Handbook on Overcoming Humanity and Becoming Your Own God is a philosophical book by the band, business, and belief system of YACHT.  It was originally published as a limited-edition printed book in 2009 in conjunction with the release of YACHT's album See Mystery Lights. In a sense, The Secret Teachings of the Mystery Lights is a clear, text version of the ideas presented more abstractly by YACHT's music. The original version was only sold person-to-person at YACHT concerts and events. It's now in a new electronic edition with plenty of supplementary materials, including the official YACHT tattoo policy, the YACHT publication "On Mantra," and a digitized version of the YACHT Catalogue of Influences 2007-2009.
  • Encyclopedia Demonica

    Mike Erkulev

    Filosofie Most non-fiction works start by positing a problem, a solution to which the work aims to provide. This book addresses three such problems. Problems that have been first acknowledged at different times, yet none of which have a universally accepted solution to this date. In addition to providing alternatives to existing solutions of these problems, the aim of this book is to examine how they are interrelated and how solving each subsequent problem is not possible without having an adequate solution to the previous one. The first problem is as old as civilization itself. Its name is suffering. The problem of suffering is twofold: on one hand, thinkers throughout history have sought a way to cease suffering, on the other, many teachings have focused on finding a justification for it. While pursuing one of these directions does not necessarily exclude developments in the other, the most influential paradigms in human culture have usually focused on one of the two dilemmas. In the West the
  • The Stoic Mind

    Addy Osmani & GoLimitlesss

    Filosofie Discover the timeless wisdom of Stoicism in a modern context with "The Stoic Mind," an enlightening visual guide by Addy Osmani and GoLimitlesss. This rich exploration connects ancient philosophical tenets to modern-day scenarios, offering you a compass to navigate life's challenging waves with resilience and inner peace. Structured in engaging chapters, the book delves into pertinent topics such as the Stoic perspective on work-life balance, the power of deliberate actions, the value of initiating and refining action, and the interplay between ego and confidence. Each chapter resonates with the central theme of Stoicism - self-improvement through rationality, self-control, and acceptance, as it shapes your understanding of effective communication, emotional intelligence, discipline, and more. Whether it's about stepping out of your comfort zone, taking control of your calendar, measuring success by your own standards, or understanding the multifaceted nature of success and failure, t
  • Men zegt ...

    Gerardus M.H.T. Straathof

    Gezin en relaties Met prachtige tekeningen verrijkt  oorlogsdagboek van Haarlems kleermakersgezin. Van 11 september 1944 tot en met eind juni 1945 bijgehouden door de onderduikers en overige mannelijke bewoners van Zijlweg 69. Hongertochten, tulpenbollen, onderduiken, hoop en religie.
  • Notes From The Underground

    Fyodor Dostoyevsky

    Filosofie This amazing novel marks the dividing line between nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction, and between the visions of self each century embodied. One of the most remarkable characters in literature, the unnamed narrator is a former official who has defiantly withdrawn into an underground existence. In full retreat from society, he scrawls a passionate, obsessive, self-contradictory narrative that serves as a devastating attack on social utopianism and an assertion of man’s essentially irrational nature. Read it now!
  • Going Topless

    Abby Lloyd

    Sociale wetenschappen “Going Topless" is an up-to-date, comprehensive and relevant Ebook produced from extensive research, covering over 35 female celebrities accounts of stripping down for Television, Film, and Print. Provocatively designed and completely full-color, “Going Topless” includes nude photos of starlets such as Scarlett Johansson, Kathy Bates, Julie Andrews, Lena Dunham and Katie Holmes. “Going Topless” digs deeper than T&A outlets like Mr.Skin by revealing actor’s thoughts, preparation, satisfaction, and regrets when it comes to 'baring' it all. 
  • How to Live in the Present Moment: The Beginner's Guide to Spiritual Enlightenment

    Beau Norton

    Filosofie If you are reading this now, you may have already come to the realization that striving for material gains and everything else the world calls “important” is not actually fulfilling. You probably have a yearning for something more significant. You might not know exactly what it is that you want, but I do know, because everyone on this planet is actually seeking the same thing… Each and every one of us is seeking for inner peace and a sense of completion. We attempt to reach this by different means, but the goal is always the same. Some people strive for this sense of completion by chasing money or success. Some people use food, some people use drugs, and some people use so-called ‘spirituality’ in an attempt to reach this state where they can finally say “all is well now.”  The problem with these means-to-an-end approaches is that they fail to take into account one simple truth, that time as we know it does not really exist. If you say, “I’m going to do this in
  • Introducción al Budismo

    H. Saddathissa

    Filosofie Dejad que se enfrente la verdad y la falsedad; Buda hizo hincapié en la completa libertad de pensamiento sin la cual no puede haber verdad ni comprensión ni se puede llevar al cabo ningún esfuerzo: No prestéis atención a lo que ha sido adquirido a fuerza de oírlo repetidamente; ni a la tradición, ni al rumor, ni a lo que hay en la escritura, ni prestéis atención a los axiomas, ni a sutiles razonamientos, ni a prejuicios respecto a un concepto que haya sido considerado con especial cuidado, ni a la capacidad aparente de otros, ni consideréis el dicho: «el monje es nuestro maestro». Cuando conozcáis por vosotros mismos: estas cosas son buenas; estas cosas no son censurables; estas cosas son alabadas por los sabios; cuando se llevan al cabo conducen al bienestar y a la felicidad, comenzadlas y permaneced en ellas.
  • The Republic


    Filosofie The Republic  is a Socratic dialogue, written by Plato around 380 BC, concerning the definition of justice , the order and character of the just city-state and the just man.
  • Beyond Good and Evil

    Friedrich Nietzsche & Helen Zimmern

    Filosofie Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future is a book by philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche, first published in 1886. It draws on and expands the ideas of his previous work, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, but with a more critical and polemical approach. In Beyond Good and Evil, Nietzsche accuses past philosophers of lacking critical sense and blindly accepting dogmatic premises in their consideration of morality. Specifically, he accuses them of founding grand metaphysical systems upon the faith that the good man is the opposite of the evil man, rather than just a different expression of the same basic impulses that find more direct expression in the evil man. The work moves into the realm "beyond good and evil" in the sense of leaving behind the traditional morality which Nietzsche subjects to a destructive critique in favour of what he regards as an affirmative approach that fearlessly confronts the perspectival nature of knowledge and the perilous condition of the modern indi
  • Phaedo


    Filosofie The dead are first of all judged according to their deeds, and those who are incurable are thrust into Tartarus, from which they never come out. This deals with divine philosophy of existence.
  • Apology, Crito, and Phaedo of Socrates


    Filosofie What Homer was to Epic poetry, what Cicero and Demosthenes were to oratory, and what Shakespeare was to the drama of England, Plato was to ancient philosophy, not unapproachable nor unapproached, but possessing an inexplicable but unquestioned supremacy. The theme revolves around religious philosophy.
  • Timaeus


    Filosofie Timaeus is one of Plato's dialogues, mostly in the form of a long monologue given by the titular character, written circa 360 BC. The work puts forward speculation on the nature of the physical world and human beings and is followed by the dialogue Critias.
  • Protagoras


    Filosofie The Protagoras, like several of the Dialogues , is put into the mouth of Socrates, who describes a conversation which had taken place between himself and the great Sophist at the house of Callias. Lombardo and Bell have translated this important early dialogue on virtue, wisdom, and the nature of Sophistic teaching into an idiom remarkable for its liveliness and subtlety. Michael Frede has provided a substantial introduction that illuminates the dialogue's perennial interest, its Athenian political background, and the particular difficulties and ironic nuances of its argument.
  • Meno


    Filosofie The Meno begins abruptly with a question of Meno, who asks, whether virtue can be taught. Socrates replies that he does not as yet know what virtue is, and has never known anyone who did.
  • Gorgias


    Filosofie The dialogue offers fascinating insights into how classical Athens was governed, as well as creating a theoretical framework that has been highly influential on subsequent political debate.
  • Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4

    Theodor Sarigiannidis

    Vervoer Liebe Apple-Kunden, Dieses Foto-Buch ist an alle Freunde und Anhänger der edel Sportwagenschmiede aus Sant' Agata gewidmet, und Speziell für Freunde des Lamborghini Aventadors. Neben den schönen und technisch aufwendig bearbeitete Fotos finden Sie auch viele technische-Daten zu dem Fahrzeug.  Viel Spaß beim durchblättern.
  • The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda

    Swami Vivekananda

    Filosofie This volume contains all the speeches of the Swami Vivekananda given before the Parliament of Religious. Besides this it includes two whole volumes, namely KARMA-YOGA and RAJA-YOGA and lastly the lectures and discourses on “The Vedanata Philosophy”.
  • Cars & Photography Vol.3

    Theodor Sarigiannidis

    Vervoer Exclusiv Cars & Photography. Exclusiv Pictures from AMG, Ferrari, Lamborghini, Maserati, McLaren, Mercedes, Pagani, Porsche etc.
  • JeugdZORG? vergeet het maar!

    Rik Kroon

    Gezin en relaties Dit boek is gebaseerd op een waargebeurd verhaal. Opgetekend uit de ervaringen van een vader en zijn dochter. Het gaat over een zogeheten gebroken gezin; de ouders zijn gaan scheiden nadat hun problemen onoplosbaar bleken te zijn. En zoals vaak het geval is, is ook ditmaal het kind ook echt 'het kind van de rekening'. Het gaat over ongewenste gebeurtenissen in de jeugdzorg, ervaren met Bureau Jeugdzorg Overijssel, sinds kort genaamd Jeugdbescherming Overijssel, maar ook over een kind wat haar eigen onvermogen overwint. Niet dankzij maar ondanks het Bureau Jeugdzorg. Voor ouders die te maken hebben of krijgen met de jeugdzorg biedt het boek tips om valkuilen te vermijden. De medewerkers en beleidmakers binnen de jeugdzorg kunnen kennisnemen van hoe verstrekkend een verkeerd beleid kan zijn. Het kind om wie het gaat, wordt meestal niet gehoord. Dit boek heeft het betrokken kind de kans geboden om gehoord te worden. De auteur hoopt dan ook dat dit boek een positieve bijdrage zal oplevere
  • het embargo

    Nick Lemmens

    Waargebeurde misdaad Een deels fictieve en deels op waarheid berustte anti-terreur roman. Het speelt zich af in Europa en met name de Balkan. Nick Lemmens is de auteur en schrijver. Er mag niets uit deze uitgave worden gekopieerd of verspreid anders dan na uitdrukkelijke schriftelijke toestemming van de auteur.
  • Ethica

    Benedictus de Spinoza

    Filosofie De Ethica vormt het hoofdwerk van Spinoza (1632-1677); zijn wijsgerig systeem wordt hier volledig ontwikkeld. Wij hebben derhalve niet te maken met een ethiek in de hedendaagse zin van het woord. Spinoza zoekt een geheel nieuwe levensrichting die een algehele breuk inhoudt met wereldbeeld en Godsbegrip van de Middeleeuwen. Spinoza biedt zijn denken aan "in meetkundige trant uiteengezet". In de 17e eeuw was dit een zeer gebruikelijke vorm voor het opzetten van betogen. De aangeboden vertaling stamt van 1915. T. b. v. een eerdere uitgave van 1974 is de taal gemoderniseerd en zijn ook in de vertaling zelf wijzigingen aangebracht waardoor vooral de idealistisch-mystieke interpretatie van de vertaler werd afgezwakt. Een nieuwe wetenschappelijk-kritische vertaling blijft zeer wenselijk. Zolang deze niet voorhanden is, zal ieder die Spinoza grondig wil leren kennen op deze uitgave zijn aangewezen.
  • Beyond Good and Evil

    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

    Filosofie Beyond Good and Evil is a book by the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. It takes up and expands on the ideas of his previous work, Thus Spoke Zarathustra, but approached from a more critical, polemical direction. In Beyond Good and Evil, Nietzsche accuses past philosophers of lacking critical sense and blindly accepting Judeo-Christian premises in their consideration of morality. The work moves into the realm "beyond good and evil" in the sense of leaving behind the traditional morality which Nietzsche subjects to a destructive critique in favor of what he regards as an affirmative approach that fearlessly confronts the perspectivistic nature of knowledge and the perilous condition of the modern individual. In it he exposes the deficiencies of those usually called "philosophers" and identifies the qualities of the "new philosophers" imagination, self-assertion, danger, originality, and the "creation of values".
  • The Royal Wedding - Official Souvenir Programme

    The Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry

    Non-fictie This is the Souvenir Official Programme published to mark the marriage of Prince William to Miss Catherine Middleton.  The Programme includes the full Order of Service (as used by guests in the Abbey), a personal message of thanks from Prince William and Catherine Middleton, and a never-before-seen photo of the couple taken by photographer Mario Testino.  The Official Programme will feature Prince William’s Coat of Arms on the front cover and Catherine Middleton’s new Coat of Arms on the back. Official Programmes have long been a Royal tradition, and they were produced to mark the weddings of The Prince and Princess of Wales in 1981 and The Duke and Duchess of York in 1986. On the Wedding Day, physical copies of the Wedding Programme will be sold on the wedding route for £2. Proceeds from the sale of the Wedding Programme will go to benefit the Foundation of Prince William and Prince Harry. This digital version is made available to you by kind permission of the Foundati
  • Mamma, ik wil ver weg

    Henk Heesen & Magda Heesen

    Gezin en relaties Dit boek vertelt het verhaal van het leven en sterven van ons dochtertje Saskia. We maakten het voor een aantal goede vrienden, maar besloten later het voor publicatie aan te bieden. We doen dat niet uit winstbejag of sensatiezucht, we doen dat omdat we van Saskia veel geleerd hebben over ziek-zijn en sterven-gaan. Veel, dat de moeite waard is om door te geven.
  • i-Filosofie #0

    René Gude, Wilma de Rek, Frans de Waal, Joep Dohmen, Erno Eskens, Thomas Heij, Jan Hendrik van den Berg, Jan Bransen, Paul Troost, Jos Kessels, Paul Scheulderman, Simone Bassie & Inspyr Publishing

    Filosofie In deze editie onder andere aandacht voor de Fredrik van Eedenlezing, René Gude de nieuwe denker des vaderlands en Martha Nussbaum over intolerantie. i-Filosofie is een initiatief van de Internationale School voor Wijsbegeerte (ISVW) en verschijnt maandelijks. Het tijdschrift bevat gefilmde gesprekken met filosofen, boeksignaleringen, nieuws, voorpublicaties en een agenda.
  • Politics: A Treatise on Government


    Filosofie Ristotle provided many brilliant insights into the political thinking, strategy, of leaders and the military. In many ways, it remains unsurpassed and it ought to be required reading in undergraduate classes on political strategy. Aristotle referred to leaders of each city-state over decades, if not centuries.
  • Thus Spake Zarathustra

    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

    Filosofie 19th-century literary and philosophical masterpiece introduces the controversial doctrine of the Ubermensch, or "superman," a term later perverted by Nazi propagandists. A provocative work that was designed to inspire readers to transcend the limitations of conventional morality.
  • Greetje Schrijft

    Greetje Vandekerckhove

    Gezin en relaties Dit boek is oorspronkelijk een afstudeerproject aan de richting Literaire Creatie aan de Academie te Genk. Greetje combineert in dit e-book het goede van verschillende genres; een resem verhalen over haar gezinsleven met echtgenoot en pubers worden vlot afgewisseld met overdenkingen, recepten en mooie foto's.  Een bonte mengeling van 'joie de vivre' en optimisme, veel meer dan een  verzameling van columns uit een vrouwenblad of de ernst van de krantencolumn. Recht uit het hart, pittig en met milde ironie gaat ze verder op het hobbelig pad van het leven. Vanuit die eigen invalshoek ontstaat een lappendeken van verhalen om je in te wentelen en het warm van te krijgen.
  • The Science of Getting Rich

    Wallace D. Wattles

    Filosofie The Secret to Wealth and Prosperity is Closer Than You Think, It's Right Inside You. Follow Wallace D. Wattles as he helps you to make a startling discovery that you hold all the keys to your financial state of being. A powerful and inspiring book that will put the reigns back into your hands and steer you towards the success that is just around the corner for you. Enjoy!
  • Walden

    Henry David Thoreau

    Filosofie It details Thoreau’s life for two years, two months, and two days around the shores of Walden Pond. Walden is neither a novel nor a true autobiography, but a social critique of the Western World, with each chapter heralding some aspect of humanity that needed to be either renounced or praised. Along with his critique of the civilized world, Thoreau examines other issues afflicting man in society, ranging from economy and reading to solitude and higher laws. He also takes time to talk about the experience at Walden Pond itself, commenting on the animals and the way people treated him for living there, using those experiences to bring out his philosophical positions.
  • The Critique of Pure Reason

    Immanuel Kant

    Filosofie This thory as an attempt to bridge the gap between rationalism and empiricism and, in particular, to counter the radical empiricism of David Hume.
  • The Philosophy of Spinoza

    Benedictus de Spinoza

    Filosofie Spinoza's philosophy encompasses nearly every area of philosophical discourse, including metaphysics, epistemology, political philosophy, ethics, philosophy of mind and philosophy of science. It earned Spinoza an enduring reputation as one of the most important and original thinkers of the seventeenth century.
  • Apology


    Filosofie The Apology is Plato's version of the speech given by Socrates as he defended himself in 399 BC against the charges of "corrupting the young, and by not believing in the gods in whom the city believes. The Apology begins with Socrates saying he does not know if the men of Athens (his jury) have been persuaded by his accusers. This first sentence is crucial to the theme of the entire speech. Indeed, in the Apology Socrates will suggest that philosophy begins with a sincere admission of ignorance; he later clarifies this, dramatically stating that whatever wisdom he has, comes from his knowledge that he knows nothing.
  • i-Filosofie #2

    Harm van der Gaag, Herman Philipse, Arthur d' Ansembourg, Jan Bransen, Paul Scheulderman, Erno Eskens & Inspyr Publishing

    Filosofie Denken kun je niet uitbesteden aan een ander, stelt prof. Jan Bransen in zijn column in dit nummer van i-Filosofie.  Het is net zoiets als eten. Ook dat moet je zelf doen. Daar heeft hij natuurlijk gelijk in. Maar dat betekent niet dat we er helemaal alleen voor staan. Je kunt je denken met anderen oefenen. Dat kun je, zoals Harm van der Gaag vertelt in een interview, goed doen in de filosofische praktijk. Daar kun je terecht voor een goed gesprek. In de denkruimte van dit nummer van i-Filosofie verder aandacht voor Herman Philipse die klimaatboeken bespreekt, Yvonne Zonderop met Polderen 3.0 , de biografie over de ruimdenkende Patricia de Martelaere, de invloed van Bergson op het werk van Hans Arp, een geschiedfilosofische lezing van Hermann von der Dunk, uitleg over filosoferen met kinderen en de intrigerende filosofie van het 'alsof' van de Duitse filosoof Hans Vaihinger. -Meertalig media aanwezig.
  • i-Filosofie #3

    Frank Meester, Fons Elders, Jan Huijgen, Jan Bransen, Bart van der Steen, Paul Scheulderman, Erno Eskens, Paul Troost, Sjimmie Lensen & Inspyr Publishing

    Filosofie Fons Elders over de onbekende Islam, filosoof Jan Huijgen op de Eemland Hoeve, de stem van Gerard Bodifee, Jan Bransen over lezen, praten en denken, de kunst van Munch, Bart van der Steen over Bulter, Negri en Zizek en nog meer.
  • Fietsen in Amsterdam

    Ingrid Koenen

    Vervoer Fietsen in Amsterdam is een fotoboek met afwisselend 25 quotes, weetjes, liedjes, gezegdes en dialect over de fiets. Samen leggen we jaarlijks al fietsend miljarden kilometers af naar het werk, naar school, voor de boodschappen of zomaar een rondje.  En we herkennen ons eigen exemplaar uit duizenden, want elke fiets heeft een persoonlijk accent. Over tweemaal fietsbel bellen, een spaak tussen de wielen en zadelsnuffelen. Spring achterop en geniet!
  • De Weg

    Michael Puett & Christine Gross-Loh

    Filosofie Laat je inspireren door de wijsheden van de oude Chinese filosofen. Deze gebonden, luxe editie van bestseller ‘De Weg’ van Michael Puett bevat een extra bijlage met 88 vertaalde fragmenten uit Chinese bronteksten. ‘De Weg’ biedt een geheel nieuwe kijk op het dagelijks leven. Een goed leven bereik je niet door ‘je ware zelf’ te ontdekken en een groots plan uit te voeren, maar door de weg van persoonlijke ontwikkeling en betrokkenheid te bewandelen. Dat laat Harvards populairste hoogleraar Michael Puett zien aan de hand van zes oude Chinese filosofen, onder wie Confucius en Lao Tzi. ‘De Weg’ inspireert tot kleine, haalbare veranderingen in ons persoonlijk en maatschappelijk leven, met mogelijk grote gevolgen. Praktisch en toegankelijk, ook voor lezers zonder voorkennis. Michael Puett trekt mijn populaire colleges over Chinese filosofie wekelijks zo’n zevenhonderd studenten. In ‘De Weg’ maakt hij samen met journalist Christine Gross-Loh zijn inzichten toegankelijk.
  • The Ethics of Aristotle


    Filosofie This volume is the great work of moral philosophy by ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle, a companion to his Politics. This English translation, with an introduction by British philosopher John Alexander Smith, was first published in 1911.
  • i-Filosofie #5

    Marli Huijer, Frans Jacobs, Andreas Kinneging, Bert Keizer, René Gude, Jan Bransen, Fons Elders, Erno Eskens, Paul Scheulderman & Inspyr Publishing

    Filosofie In i-Filosofie #5 aandacht voor de Verlichting, voor Bert Keizer en René Gude over de naderende dood. Verder Marli Huijer over Discipline, overleven in overvloed, de column van Jan Bransen, een archiefopname van Samuel IJsseling en meer.
  • The Metaphysical Elements of Ethics

    Immanuel Kant

    Filosofie If there exists a philosophy, then there must also be for this philosophy a system of pure rational concepts, independent of any condition of intuition, in other words, a metaphysic. It may be asked whether metaphysical elements are required also for every practical philosophy, which is the doctrine of duties, and therefore also for Ethics.
  • iFilosofie #9

    Marlou van Paridon, Thomas Heij, Paul Troost, Hermien Lankhorst, Sjimmie Lensen, Paul Scheulderman, René Gude, Karim Benammar, Diana Blanken, Wim Brands, Leon Heuts, Eite Veening & Willem Visser

    Filosofie iFilosofie is het digitale filosofietijdschrift van de ISVW. In editie 9 Wim Brands in gesprek met René Gude, Leon Heuts over filosofie en literatuur, Willem Visser over Hegels rechtsfilosofie, Karim Benammar over Michel Serres, en meer.
  • Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals

    Immanuel Kant

    Filosofie The nature and theoretical underpinnings of ethics have been an intellectual driving force animating the pursuits of great scholars.
  • The Critique of Practical Reason

    Immanuel Kant

    Filosofie In this book the history of moral philosophy elaborates the basic themes of Kant's moral theory, gives the most complete statement of his highly original theory of freedom of the will, and develops his practical metaphysics.
  • i-Filosofie #4

    Miriam van Reijen, Fons Elders, Floris Van Den Berg, Paul Troost, Jan Bransen, Thomas Heij, Paul Scheulderman, Erno Eskens & Inspyr Publishing

    Filosofie In dit nummer aandacht voor het Europa van Jürgen Habermas, een wandeling met Spinozakenner Miriam van Reijen door het Spinozahuis in Rijnsburg en een voorpublicatie van het nieuwste boek van Daniel C. Dennett: Erasmus en het gelijk van de spindoctor.  Daarnaast aandacht voor de prangende vraag: wat zullen we eten? Wie niet volledig irrationeel is, eet veganistisch betoogt de Utrechtse filosoof Floris van den Berg in een lange video-lezing. En verder uiteraard aandacht voor net verschenen filosofieboeken, een Haags relletje rond het boek ...En denken! Bildung voor leraren, en natuurlijk weer een heerlijke column van Jan Bransen.
  • iFilosofie#10

    Erno Eskens, Paul Troost, Marlou van Paridon, Hermien Lankhorst, Sjimmie Lensen, Thomas Heij, Paul Scheulderman, Wim Brands, René ten Bos, Jos Kessels, Daan de Neef, Jan Bransen, Erik Boers, Onno Zijlstra, Jan Flameling, Sadije Bunjaku & Willem Keizer

    Filosofie iFilosofie is het multimediale filosofietijdschrift van de ISVW. In editie 10: Wim Brands over Zhuang Zhi, René ten Bos over ‘Water’, Jos Kessels over ‘Scholing van de geest’, Daan de Neef over ‘Neoliberalisme’ en meer.
  • Sophist


    Filosofie Cobb's introduction contains a detailed summary of the entire dialogue, clarifying the main themes and the general structure. He offers a fresh interpretation of the dialogue that shows how each theme contributes to the exploration of the nature of, and the relation between, philosophy and sophistry.
  • The Golden Sayings of Epictetus


    Filosofie The Golden Sayings of Epictetus , including the Hymn of Cleanthes. Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher. Epictetus taught that philosoph was a way of life, and note purely theoretical.
  • Kritik der reinen Vernunft

    Immanuel Kant

    Filosofie Der Ausdruck Kritik in der Kritik der reinen Vernunft meint daher eine Selbstbegrenzung, die die Vernunft vornimmt, um sich vor Urteilen über Sachverhalte zu bewahren, die jenseits der Grenzen möglicher Erfahrung liegen, wie etwa Gott, Freiheit und Unsterblichkeit. Einzig bei der Freiheit, seinem Vermögen, sittlich zu handeln, ist dem Menschen ein Durchbruch in eine Welt möglich, die nicht vollständig beschrieben werden kann, wenn man sie nur im Licht der Naturgesetze betrachtet. Die Freiheit hat laut Kant ihre eigenen Gesetze. Ihnen widmet sich der Philosoph in seiner zweiten Kritik, der Kritik der praktischen Vernunft, die seine systematische Moralphilosophie enthält
  • Why I Am Not a Christian

    Bertrand Russell

    Filosofie This is a famous but very controversial piece by Bertrand Russell. It was a lecture delivered in 1927 at National Secular Society, London. Later in 1957 it was part of a book with the same title and reached international fame. He examines one by one several highly regarded arguments for the existence (or necessity) of God. His main point however is the possibility of morality based on another principle than God. It is quite a challenging reading and one we must all face, regardless of our belief or lack of it, thereof. Enjoy!
  • Utilitarianism

    John Stuart Mill

    Filosofie This book remains the classic defence of the view that we ought to aim at maximizing the welfare of all sentient creatures, and that welfare consists of their happiness.
  • The Memorable Thoughts of Socrates


    Filosofie In writing he was clear and to the point; his practical mind made his work interesting. His "Anabasis" is a true story as delightful as a fiction; his "Cyropaedia" is a fiction full of truths. He wrote "Hellenica, " that carried on the history of Greece from the point at which Thucydides closed his history until the battle of Mantineia. He wrote a dialogue between Hiero and Simonides upon the position of a king, and dealt with the administration of the little realm of a man's household in his "OEconomicus, " a dialogue between Socrates and Critobulus, which includes the praise of agriculture.
  • Essays

    Ralph Waldo Emerson

    Filosofie Essays: First Series, is a series of essays written by Ralph Waldo Emerson. This book contains: History, Self-Reliance , Compensation, Spiritual Laws, Love, Friendship, Prudence, Heroism, The Over-Soul, Circles, Intellec, Art.
  • Pornography: Naked Girls Porn Movie Actresses & Erotic Nude Models

    Erotic Productions

    Sociale wetenschappen What is pornography? Why do people like to look at naked girls? Why do girls like to participate in pornography?  What is good about pornography? What is bad about pornography? What is a porn addiction? All of these questions will be answered in an in depth exploration of the wide world of porn.
  • A Treatise of Human Nature

    David Hume

    Filosofie Hume's comprehensive effort to form an observationally grounded study of human nature employs John Locke's empiric principles to construct a theory of knowledge from which to evaluate metaphysical ideas. A key to modern studies of eighteenth-century Western philosophy, the Treatise considers numerous classic philosophical issues, including causation, existence, freedom and necessity, and morality.
  • Three Steps to Enlightenment

    Gary Rutz

    Filosofie In a thirty year study of what was, what is and what shall be, Gary Rutz discovered the secrets to the universe, enlightenment and everlasting happiness. It is not so amazing really, because Rutz discovered what we all have within us. He listened to his own inner voice and trusted that the answers and were within him. After reading thousands of pages of history, philosophy, and critical thought, Rutz used a reductionist method to remove unnecessary complexity. Through accessible language and style, Rutz presents his discoveries in an easy to understand way.
  • Ford Mustangs

    Insurance Auto Auctions, Inc.

    Vervoer Photos of Ford Mustangs from all four sides along with current prices.  For every model and series.  Video, too!  From the makers of the free Mugshots Parking Lots app.
  • The Problems of Philosophy

    Bertrand Russell

    Filosofie The Problems of Philosophy (1912) is one of Bertrand Russell's attempts to create a brief and accessible guide to the problems of philosophy. Focusing on problems he believes will provoke positive and constructive discussion, Russell concentrates on knowledge rather than metaphysics: If it is uncertain that external objects exist, how can we then have knowledge of them but by probability. There is no reason to doubt the existence of external objects simply because of sense data. Russell guides the reader through his famous 1910 distinction between "knowledge by acquaintance and knowledge by description" and introduces important theories of Plato, Aristotle, René Descartes, David Hume, John Locke, Immanuel Kant, G. W. F. Hegel and others to lay the foundation for philosophical inquiry by general readers and scholars alike.
  • Homer and Classical Philology

    Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

    Filosofie In this book Hellenism is looked upon as a superseded and hence very insignificant point of view by the author.
  • The Selections from the Principles of Philosophy

    René Descartes

    Filosofie The present volume contains a reprint of the preface and the first part of the Principles of Philosophy, together with selections from the second, third and fourth parts of that work, corresponding to the extracts in the French edition of Gamier, are also given, as well as an appendix containing part of Descartes' reply to the Second Objections (viz. , his formal demonstrations of the existence of Deity). The translation is based on the original Latin edition of the Principles, published in 1644.
  • Phaedrus


    Filosofie Ostensibly a discussion about love, the debate in the Phaedrus also encompasses the art of rhetoric and how it should be practised. This new edition contains an introductory essay outlining the argument of the dialogue as a whole and Plato's arguments about rhetoric and eros in particular.
  • De Nederlandsche Nationale Kleederdrachten

    Theodoor Molkenboer

    Sociale wetenschappen Molkenboer stelde zijn klederdrachtenboek samen in een tijd waarin de studie Volkenkunde zijn opwachting maakte. De oprichting van het tijdschrift Volkskunde in 1888 gold als begin van de Volkskunde als wetenschap. In die periode van industrialisatie en stedelijke groei ontstond er bij de burgerij een belangstelling voor de plattelandscultuur, die zij het liefst zagen als onveranderlijk en authentiek. Vanuit de burgerlijke belangstelling voor de volkskunst werden allerlei feestelijke manifestaties georganiseerd. Zo was er tijdens de herdenking van honderd jaar Nederlandse onafhankelijkheid in 1913 op het plein achter het Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam een zogeheten klederdrachtenfeest. Dit gebeurde onder leiding van Theo Molkenboer en koningin Wilhelmina was erbij aanwezig. In 1919 werd eenzelfde feest gegeven in het toen net geopende Openluchtmuseum in Arnhem. .
  • Srimad Bhagavad-gita

    Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj

    Filosofie The Srimad Bhagavad-gita is the sacred discourse of Sri Krishna to Arjuna on the battlefield at Kurukshetra. It is a part of the great work Mahabharata. This edition of Sri Gita includes the unparalleled devotional commentaries of the renowned Gaudiya Vaishnava saint, Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj. The work was compiled in close consultation with Srila Bhakti Sundar Govinda Dev-Goswami Maharaj and clearly explains the principles of Sri Gita within the Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition.
  • Racecar

    Matt Brown

    Vervoer In 2006, a small unavailing university auto racing team began building a racecar that would challenge the best engineering schools in the world. With fewer people and resources than any of the top competitors, the only way they were going to win was to push the limit, go for broke, and hope for more than a little luck. By the time they got to the racetrack, they knew: In the fog of fierce competition, whether you win or lose, you learn the hardest lessons about engineering, teamwork, friendship, and yourself.
  • Essays of Schopenhauer

    Arthur Schopenhauer

    Filosofie This selection of his writings on religion, ethics, politics, women and many other themes is taken from Schopenhauer's last work, Parerga and Paralipomena. He depicts humanity as locked in a struggle beyond good and evil, each individual absolutely free within a Godless world in which art, morality and self-awareness are our only salvation. This innovative and pessimistic view proved powerfully influential upon philosophy and art.
  • Het Leven der Dieren

    Alfred Edmund Brehm

    Sociale wetenschappen Het is tegenwoordig voor alle natuuronderzoekers een uitgemaakte zaak, dat het fret een, door gevangenschap en temming eenigszins veranderde, afstam- meling van den Bunzing is. Het Fret is reeds sinds overouden tijd bekend, hoewel alleen in getemden toestand. Wat gestalte en grootte betreft, gelijk het op een Bunzing. Wel is het iets kleiner en schraler, maar dit is bij vele dieren het geval, die geheel van den mensch afhankelijk zijn en dus slechts in gevangen staat leven. Gewoonlijk ziet men het Fret in Europa alleen als “Kakkerlak” of Albino, d. w. z. witachtig geel, van onderen iets donkerder van kleur en met lichtroode oogen. Slechts weinige exemplaren hebben een donkerder en daardoor een echt Bunzingachtig voorkomen.
  • An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

    David Hume

    Filosofie In this novel Hume explains his theory of epistemology, and argues against other current theories, including those of John Locke, George Berkeley, and Nicolas Malebranche.
  • Compassion. Bridging Practice and Science

    Tania Singer & Matthias Bolz

    Sociale wetenschappen Almost everything there is to know about compassion in a multimedia eBook! What is the difference between empathy and compassion? Is it possible to train compassion? Can it be measured? How useful is compassion training in schools, clinical settings, and end-of-life care? Can the brain be transformed through mental training? The eBook: Compassion. Bridging Practice and Science by Tania Singer and Matthias Bolz describes existing secular compassion training programs and empirical research as well as the experiences of practitioners. The state-of-the-art layout of the eBook includes video clips and a selection of original sound collages by Nathalie Singer, and artistic images by Olafur Eliasson. In addition, the film Raising Compassion by Tania Singer and Olafur Eliasson brings together workshop participants in a remarkable exchange between science, art, and contemplative practice.
  • LifeNotes

    Compact Library Publishers

    Filosofie What is this book? It is an essay about life, a book about you. It represents an objective, rational, reasoned, search for a reason for living.
  • 9/11 the Conspiracy

    Joshua Farrell

    Waargebeurde misdaad This book is about 9/11 and what’s just not right about it. There is obviously something wrong because they would come down on there own, would they?
  • How To Be A Stoic: Little-Known Tips On How To Cut Through Distractions And Desires To Become A Better Human Being

    David Dillinger

    Filosofie Do you want to learn how to navigate this chaotic life without wasting it?  Are you looking for effective ways to stop worrying about the past or future and focus more on the present? Do you want to discover practical ways of how Stoicism can improve your life?  If your answer was yes, then keep reading because you're about to find what you're looking for.  The world we live in nowadays is so frantic and full of distractions.  You're not the only one feeling anxious and unable to focus on your personal life due to this fast-paced society. The good news is the right change of perspective can offer you clarity and help you achieve the mental balance you need to live an efficient and successful life.  Stoicism, as a philosophy, can help you achieve just that.  In 2019, a study published in The Behavior Therapist, vol. 42, no. 2, conducted by D. Robertson and T. Codd explored Stoicism's similarities to modern psychotherapy.  The findings show that the fo
  • Afscheid

    Amy van Pol

    Gezin en relaties Afscheid is een roman geschreven door de 16 jarige Amy van Pol. Een gestoorde vader, een moeder die niet weet voor wie ze moet kiezen en een vriendje van twintig die vergiftigd is door Penny's vader. Ze weet niet wat ze er mee aan moet. Penny en Michael hebben hun laatste zomervakantie samen. Maar ondanks alles kan Penny niet goed genieten. Na een visioen over Michael moet ze continue op hem letten en dat is vermoeiend. Lukt het ze om een goede en fatsoenlijke vakantie te hebben? En Michaels baantje kan dat nog fatsoenlijk doorgaan ondanks dat hij ziek is?
  • Civil Disobedience

    Henry David Thoreau

    Filosofie In it, Thoreau argues that individuals should not permit governments to overrule or atrophy their consciences, and that they have a duty to avoid allowing such acquiescence to enable the government to make them the agents of injustice. Thoreau was motivated in part by his disgust with slavery and the Mexican-American War.
  • The Essays of Montaigne — Complete

    Michel de Montaigne

    Filosofie In a vivid, contemporary style he surprises us with entertaining quotations; he moves swiftly from thought to thought, often digressing from an idea only to return to it triumphantly, having caught up with it elsewhere, and in so doing leads the reader along the criss-cross paths of a journey of discovery. Montaigne set out to discover himself. What he discovered instead was the human race.
  • How Helicopters Fly

    Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

    Vervoer How Helicopters Fly contains information about helicopter aerodynamics from the FAA's Rotorcraft Flying Handbook .  This book was produced as an example for the book iBooks Author: Publishing Your First Ebook . Readers of the book produce this book while learning to use iBooks Author software. Although the information in this book is an accurate description of helicopter flight, if you have a real interest in this topic, please download the free FAA book on which it was based, Rotorcraft Flying Handbook (2000), FAA-H-8083-21. You’ll find it much more complete than this sample book.
  • Improvement of the Understanding

    Benedictus de Spinoza

    Filosofie On The Improvement Of The Understanding, is a seventeenth-century unfinished work of philosophy by the 17th century philosopher Baruch Spinoza.
  • The Consolation of Philosophy

    Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius

    Filosofie This experience inspired the text, which reflects on how evil can exist in a world governed by God (the problem of theodicy), and how happiness can be attainable amidst fickle fortune, while also considering the nature of happiness and God. It has been described as "by far the most interesting example of prison literature the world has ever seen.
  • Carmagazine


    Vervoer Welcome, We would like to introduce you to Carmagazine, the worlds first Automotive interactive magazine. By far it’s the best magazine that many have ever seen. Unlike other magazines we provide you with the richest content, detail, quality, and the ability to interact with every picture down to every word in our magazine. Viewing things like 3D cars, videos, & other interactive features right inside the magazine. This allows you to truly feel for each and every vehicle down to the sharpest point. Our goal is not to be the best magazine but the ultimate magazine, & with every day that passes we get closer to the future of magazine, and the future of reading. This issue of Carmagazine includes what we think to be the best cars from the NY autoshow & more. So go ahead and download our magazine & see why so many people worldwide love Carmagazine.
  • The Art of War


    Filosofie The art of war
  • Presentie, Ervaring, Aandacht

    Leon de Haas

    Filosofie Sinds 2007 ben ik als zelfstandig professional werkzaam in mijn filosofische praktijk. Kenmerkend voor mijn aanpak is een situatie - en ervaring -gerichte wijze van coachen. Mijn situationele en dialogische wijze van filosoferen zijn in de jaren 1980 voorbereid in een aantal studies rondom Georges Bataille en Joseph Beuys. Prof. Heinz Kimmerle gaf mij indertijd de gelegenheid om mij aan de Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam grondig in hen te verdiepen en een aantal essays te schrijven. Enkele van deze essays zijn hier gebundeld. Ze vormen een proeve van een filosofie van de ervaring en de situatie . Hun schrijfwijze is een poging om me te bevrijden van een stellige, wetende filosofie, op zoek naar een meer fenomenologische, vragende, onderzoekende en ontmoetende filosofie. Nu schrijf ik anders, maar toen was het nuttig. In 2009 schreef ik een inleiding op die opstellen uit 1987-1988. Sinds 2007 schreef ik voor het tijdschrift ‘Filosofie’ een aantal essays over een ervaringsgerichte en
  • De profundis

    Oscar Wilde

    Filosofie Op 28 februari 1895 liet de markies van Queensberry, vader van Lord Alfred Douglas, de 16 jaar jongere vriend van de gevierde schrijver Oscar Wilde, zijn visitekaartje achter in een Londense club met de beroemd geworden verschrijving: 'To Oscar Wilde posing as a somdomite'. Op aandringen van de mooie, verwende Douglas, die zijn querulante vader haatte, diende Wilde een aanklacht in wegens smaad. Dat was precies waar de markies op uit was: tijdens het proces keerde de bewijsvoering zich al gauw tegen Wilde en hij werd wegens 'het plegen van onzedelijke handelingen' veroordeeld tot de zwaarste straf: 2 jaar gevangenis met dwangarbeid. In de gevangenis schreef hij een lange brief aan Douglas ('Bosie'), waarin hij zowel de geadresseerde aanklaagt als zichzelf aan een genadeloos zelfonderzoek onderwerpt. Pas in 1949 werd de complete brief gepubliceerd en in 1971 vertaald (hier ongewijzigd herdrukt) door Gerrit Komrij, die we met recht de Nederlandse erfgenaam van de Wildeaanse geestigheid
  • Ethica. English

    Benedictus de Spinoza

    Filosofie One of the most important parts of Spinoza's philosophy is that according to him God is visible in Nature, God and Nature are two names for the same reality. He was a rationalist and only believed in explanations based on reason. There are many interpretations of Spinoza's ideas about God: from atheist to pantheist. Spinoza also wrote about freedom, politics, true knowledge and more.
  • Confucius, Mencius, Laozi, Zhuangzi, Xunzi

    Michael Puett & Christine Gross-Loh

    Filosofie An ebook companion to The Path by Michael Puett and Christine Gross-Loh that puts together a broad selection of translated excerpts from the ancient works of Chinese philosophy discussed in the book. This ebook gives readers a chance to deepen their understanding of The Path by Michael Puett & Christine Gross-Loh by reading translated excerpts from the original works of Chinese philosophy discussed in the book. It includes selections from the teachings of Confucius, the Mohists, Mencius, Laozi, Zhuangzi, and Xunzi, among others.
  • A Short History of Greek Philosophy

    John Marshall

    Filosofie This book gives the account of Greek philosophy which, within strict limits of brevity, shall be at once authentic and interesting—authentic, as being based on the original works themselves, and not on any secondary sources; interesting, as presenting to the ordinary English reader, in language freed as far as possible from technicality and abstruseness, the great thoughts of the greatest men of antiquity on questions of permanent significance and value.
  • i-Filosofie#7

    Erno Eskens, Marlou van Paridon, Michel Dijkstra, Paul Scheulderman, Marit Pepplinkhuizen, Sjimmie Lensen, Hermien Lankhorst, Thomas Heij & Inspyr Publishing

    Filosofie Terwijl westerse filosofie liefde voor wijsheid is, wil oosterse filosofie die wijsheid in dienst stellen van het leven zelf. Maar hoe doet oosterse filosofie dat? Michel Dijkstra, filosoof en publicist over de hoofdstromingen van de oosterse filosofie, de Indiase, de Japanse en de Chinese, beantwoordt deze vraag in onze special oosterse filosofie die hij als gasthoofdredacteur samenstelde. Hij voert ons naar de bronnen van de oosterse filosofie, maar ook langs boeddhisten zónder geloof en de raakvlaken tussen oosterse en westerse filosofie. Verder video-interviews met schrijvers van nieuw uitgekomen boeken, zoals met Hans Achterhuis en Bert Keizer en de Comeniuslezing van René Gude over zingeving als ambacht.
  • 25,000 Baby Names

    Joe Names

    Gezin en relaties This book contains the huge collection of Baby Names. Very useful book to have.  African Anglo Arabian Arabic Aramaic Armenian Arthurian Basque Cetic Chanoru Chinese Czechoslovakian Danish Dutch Egyptian English Finnish Gaetic German Greek Hawaiian Hebrew Hindi Hungarian Indian Irish Italian Japanese Latin Nahuatl Native Norse Persian Polish Portugese Romanian Russian Scandinavian Scotish Slavic Spanish Swedish Swiss Teutonic Turkish Ukranian Vietnamese Welsh Yiddish
  • Bases of Yoga

    Sri Aurobindo

    Filosofie In this collection of 156 extracts from letters to disciples, Sri Aurobindo explains the central principles and practices of his Integral Yoga.  "There can be no firm foundation in sadhana without equality, samatā. Whatever the unpleasantness of circumstances, however disagreeable the conduct of others, you must learn to receive them with a perfect calm and without any disturbing reaction. These things are the test of equality. It is easy to be calm and equal when things go well and people and circumstances are pleasant; it is when they are the opposite that the completeness of the calm, peace, equality can be tested, reinforced, made perfect."  - SRI AUROBINDO
  • Catherine De Medici

    Honoré de Balzac

    Filosofie Philosophical Studies from The Human Comedy (La Comedie Humaine). Contains The Calvinist Martyr, The Ruggieri's Secret and The Two Dreams. By the French author, who, along with Flaubert, is generally regarded as a founding-father of realism in European fiction.
  • The Soul of Man under Socialism

    Oscar Wilde

    Filosofie Wilde did not see kindness or altruism per se as a problem; what worried him was its misapplication in a way which leaves unaddressed the roots of the problem: "the altruistic virtues have really prevented the carrying out of this aim. Just as the worst slave-owners were those who were kind to their slaves, and so prevented the horror of the system being realised by those who suffered from it, and understood by those who contemplated it, so, in the present state of things in England, the people who do most harm are the people who try to do most good" while preserving the system.