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WHAT IS METAPHYSICS, WHAT IS PHILOSOPHY AND OTHER WRITINGS

WHAT IS METAPHYSICS, WHAT IS PHILOSOPHY AND OTHER WRITINGS

By Martin Heidegger
Read by Martyn Swain
4 hours 24 minutes

This recording contains four important and related works by Heidegger: ‘What is Philosophy’, ‘What is Metaphysics’, ‘On the Essence of Truth’ and ‘The Question of Being’. It starts with ‘What is Philosophy’ which originated as a lecture given in Normandy in 1955, and was first published a year later. Continue Reading →

WHAT IS PROPERTY?

WHAT IS PROPERTY?

by PIERRE-JOSEPH PROUDHON

Read by James Gillies
11 hours 12 minutes

‘Property is Theft’, a phrase which has passed into common parlance, was the rallying call of Pierre-Joseph Proudhon’s political treatise What Is Property?Proudhon (1809-1865) was both admired and excoriated. A political theorist of the first order, he was vilified in his native France by the Communists and the Monarchists alike, though admired by Karl Marx as well as many in the nation’s academia and judiciary who valued the clarity of his thought and analytical method. Continue Reading →

WILHELM MEISTER’S APPRENTICESHIP

WILHELM MEISTER’S APPRENTICESHIP

By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Read by Leighton Pugh
22 hours 57 minutes

Wilhelm Meister’s Apprenticeship – Wilhelm Meisters Lehrjahre was the original German title – was Goethe’s second novel, published 1795-6, almost two decades after The Sorrows of Young Werther. It again focuses on a young man, but this time on his growing understanding and maturity as he makes his way in the world. Continue Reading →