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THE ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY

THE ANATOMY OF MELANCHOLY

By Robert Burton
Read by Peter Wickham
56 hours 49 minutes

The Anatomy of Melancholy is one of the most remarkable books ever written. First published in 1621, and hardly ever out of print since, it is a huge, varied, idiosyncratic, entertaining and learned survey of the experience of melancholy, seen from just about every possible angle that could be imagined. Its subtitle explains much: Continue Reading →

THE ENNEADS VOLUME 1 (1-3)

THE ENNEADS VOLUME 1 (1-3)

By Plotinus
Read by Peter Wickham
14 hours 18 minutes

Plotinus (204/5 -270CE), born in Lycopolis, Egypt when it was part of the Roman Empire – was a major figure in the philosophical school later called Neoplatonism. Neoplatonists viewed reality as deriving from a single force or figure expressed as ‘the One’. Continue Reading →

THE ENNEADS VOLUME 2 (4-6)

THE ENNEADS VOLUME 2 (4-6)

By Plotinus
Read by Peter Wickham
21 hours 6 minutes

Plotinus (204/5 -270CE), born in Lycopolis, Egypt when it was part of the Roman Empire – was a major figure in the philosophical school later called Neoplatonism. Neoplatonists viewed reality as deriving from a single force or figure expressed as ‘the One’. Continue Reading →