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On Literature

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Remarkably accessible and unfailingly stimulating, this collection of essays exhibits the diversity of interests and the depth of knowledge that made Umberto Eco one of the world's leading writers.
€14.85

On Living and Dying Well

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Includes treatises on such diverse topics as friendship, religion, death, fate and scientific inquiry.
€14.50

On Lough Derg

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€13.00

On Nostalgia

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From Mad Men to MAGA: how nostalgia came to be and why we are so eager to indulge it.
€14.85

On Politics

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Deals with the answers that historians, philosophers, theologians, practising politicians and would-be revolutionaries have given to one question: how should human beings best govern themselves?
€20.25

On Solitude

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Blending intellectual speculation with anecdote and personal reflection, the Renaissance thinker and writer Montaigne pioneered the modern essay. This selection contains his idiosyncratic writings on subjects as varied as the virtues of solitude, the power of the imagination, the pleasures of reading, and the importance of sleep.
€6.75

On Suicide

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Traditionally, suicide was thought to be a matter of purely individual despair, but Durkheim recognized that the phenomenon had a social dimension. He believed that if anything can explain how individuals relate to society, then it is suicide. This work was the result of his research.
€17.55

On the Freedom of a Christian

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Perhaps the clearest and most influential statement of the principles driving the early Protestant reformers, Martin Luther's On the Freedom of a Christian (1520) challenged the teachings and authority of the old Church while simultaneously laying out the blueprint for a new one.
€41.90

On the Pleasure of Hating

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William Hazlitt's tough combative writings on subjects ranging from slavery to the imagination, boxing matches to the monarchy, established him as one of the greatest radicals of his age and have insspired journalists and political satirists ever since.
€6.75

ON THE SUFFERING OF THE WORLD

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Schopenhauer's perception of the importance of art, morality and self awareness in a blind struggle against a Godless, meaningless world radically transformed our understanding of the individual and remains a searing vision of the human condition.
€7.10