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Political Philosophy Collection: Common Sense, Candide, Anthem, and The Communist Manifesto

Political Philosophy Collection: Common Sense, Candide, Anthem, and The Communist Manifesto

Author: Ayn Rand, Friedrich Engels, Karl Marx, Thomas Paine, Voltaire Narrator: J.D. Kelly, Jason Randall, Kevin Thies Release Date: 01/09/2020

A powerful and enlightening collection of political philosophy.Delving into the past and drawing on the timeless words of Thomas Paine, Voltaire, Ayn Rand, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, this fascinating collection of political philosophy seeks to cover the scope of human thought, from morality and individualism to economics and egalitarianism. These incredible writings have left a legacy in their wake, shaping the course of western thought and becoming highly influential in their time. From hard-hitting political arguments about American independence and class struggle to satirical and fantastical novellas depicting harrowing ideas and stark warnings, readers from all backgrounds will enjoy this riveting collection. Inside this audiobook, you’ll discover: -  Common Sense, the rousing call for American independence which drew on inspiring arguments for autonomy, egalitarianism, and the right for Americans to be free from British rule - Candide, a satirical novella which takes humorous shots at religion, politics, philosophy, and Leibnizian optimism - Anthem, a gripping and thought-provoking tale of a man struggling to survive in a society where individualism has been completely abolished - And The Communist Manifesto, a scathing examination of class, capitalism, and the ideologies underpinning the inequalities in society Perfect for fans of philosophical politics, morality, individualism, and the struggles plaguing both the individual and society, this brilliant collection seeks to bring some of the greatest minds of the past to a modern audience.

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Candide  (Unabridged)

Candide (Unabridged)

Author: Voltaire Narrator: Brian Morris Release Date: 01/06/2020

Candide is the story of a gentle man who, though pummeled and slapped in every direction by fate, clings desperately to the belief that he lives in 'the best of all possible worlds.' On the surface a witty, bantering tale, this eighteenth-century classic is actually a savage, satiric thrust at the philosophical optimism that proclaims that all disaster and human suffering is part of a benevolent cosmic plan. Fast, funny, often outrageous, the French philosopher's immortal narrative takes Candide around the world to discover that -- contrary to the teachings of his distringuished tutor Dr. Pangloss -- all is not always for the best. Alive with wit, brilliance, and graceful storytelling, Candide has become Voltaire's most celebrated work.

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Candide

Candide

Author: Voltaire Narrator: Kevin Thies Release Date: 01/04/2020

Candide is a French satire first published in 1759 by Voltaire, a philosopher of the Age of Enlightenment. It begins with a young man, Candide, who is living a sheltered life in an Edenic paradise and being indoctrinated with Leibnizian optimism by his mentor, Professor Pangloss. The work describes the abrupt cessation of this lifestyle, followed by Candide's slow and painful disillusionment as he witnesses and experiences great hardships in the world. Voltaire concludes Candide with, if not rejecting Leibnizian optimism outright, advocating a deeply practical precept, 'we must cultivate our garden', in lieu of the Leibnizian mantra of Pangloss, 'all is for the best' in the 'best of all possible worlds'. Candide is characterized by its tone as well as by its erratic, fantastical, and fast-moving plot. A picaresque novel with a story similar to that of a more serious coming-of-age narrative (Bildungsroman), it parodies many adventure and romance clichés, the struggles of which are caricatured in a tone that is bitter and matter-of-fact. Still, the events discussed are often based on historical happenings, such as the Seven Years' War and the 1755 Lisbon earthquake. As philosophers of Voltaire's day contended with the problem of evil, so does Candide in this short theological novel, albeit more directly and humorously. Voltaire ridicules religion, theologians, governments, armies, philosophies, and philosophers. Through Candide, he assaults Leibniz and his optimism. Candide has enjoyed both great success and great scandal. Immediately after its secretive publication, the book was widely banned to the public because it contained religious blasphemy, political sedition, and intellectual hostility hidden under a thin veil of naïveté. Today, Candide is recognized as Voltaire's magnum opus and is often listed as part of the Western canon. It is among the most frequently taught works of French literature.

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Càndid o l´optimisme

Càndid o l´optimisme

Author: Voltaire Narrator: Joan Mora Release Date: 01/03/2020

Càndid és l’exemple més reeixit del gènere literari: narració filosòfica. Càndid, la més cèlebre de les novel·les de Voltaire, és l’exemple més reeixit de narració filosòfica, un gènere sorgit amb la Il·lustració. A través del personatge del jove Càndid, Voltaire formula la pregunta present en tota la seva obra: per què existeix el mal? A Càndid destaca la figura de Pangloss, tutor del jove i company de viatge en les seves aventures. Pangloss, caricatura de l’optimisme de Leibnitz i una font de disbarats filosòfics, està convençut que allò que passa és el millor que pot passar i que vivim en el millor dels mons possibles. Voltaire oposa a aquest conformisme un pessimisme que sembla conduir, en el millor dels casos, a la resignació. Les relacions humanes són tan incoherents com primàries, i sembla que l’única alternativa és recloure’s en la vida privada.

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Candide - Voltaire

Candide - Voltaire

Author: Voltaire Narrator: Omc Release Date: 01/03/2020

A young man, Candide, is living a sheltered life in an Edenic paradise and being indoctrinated with Leibnizian optimism by his mentor, Professor Pangloss. This lifestyle ends abruptly followed by Candide's slow, painful disillusionment as he witnesses and experiences great hardships in the world.

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400 citações da filosofia do Iluminismo: Recolha as melhores citações

400 citações da filosofia do Iluminismo: Recolha as melhores citações

Author: Charles De Montesquieu, Denis Diderot, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Voltaire Narrator: Fábio Godinho Release Date: 01/01/2020

Familiarizar-se com os filósofos franceses mais importantes do Iluminismo: Denis Diderot, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Montesquieu e Voltaire. Estas figuras moldaram a filosofia ocidental e a sua influência ainda é tangível no pensamento moderno; mergulhem profundamente nas suas obras e pensamentos com uma selecção das citações essenciais, introduzindo as suas principais ideias e delineando com clareza a estrutura da sua obra.

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400 citações de grandes filósofos do século 17: Recolha as melhores citações

400 citações de grandes filósofos do século 17: Recolha as melhores citações

Author: Baruch Spinoza, Blaise Pascal, Charles Louis De Montesquieu, Voltaire Narrator: Fábio Godinho Release Date: 01/01/2020

Familiarize-se com os filósofos mais importantes do século XVII através de uma cuidadosa selecção de 400 citações, introduzindo as suas principais ideias e delineando com clareza a estrutura do seu trabalho. Descubra novos aspectos ou aprofunde-se nos pensamentos de Baruch Spinoza, Blaise Pascal, Voltaire, Charles Louis de Montesquieu, para expandir a sua mente e conhecimento sobre a nossa cultura.

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400 citas de los grandes filósofos del siglo XVII: Colección las mejores citas

400 citas de los grandes filósofos del siglo XVII: Colección las mejores citas

Author: Baruch Spinoza, Blaise Pascal, Charles Louis De Montesquieu, Voltaire Narrator: Benjamin Asnar Release Date: 01/01/2020

Familiarícese con los filósofos más importantes del siglo XVII a través de una cuidadosa selección de 400 citas que introducen sus principales ideas y delinean la estructura de su trabajo con claridad. Descubra nuevos aspectos o profundice en los pensamientos de Baruch Spinoza, Blaise Pascal, Voltaire, Charles Louis de Montesquieu, para expandir su mente y conocimiento sobre nuestra cultura.

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400 citas de la filosofía de la Ilustración: Colección las mejores citas

400 citas de la filosofía de la Ilustración: Colección las mejores citas

Author: Charles De Montesquieu, Denis Diderot, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Voltaire Narrator: Benjamin Asnar Release Date: 01/01/2020

Familiarícese con los más importantes filósofos franceses de la Ilustración: Denis Diderot, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Montesquieu y Voltaire. Estas figuras han dado forma a la filosofía occidental y su influencia es aún tangible en el pensamiento moderno[AUTHOR| ] profundice en sus obras y pensamientos con una selección de las citas esenciales que introducen sus principales ideas y delinean con claridad la estructura de su trabajo.

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3500 citações ultimes: Recolha as melhores citações

3500 citações ultimes: Recolha as melhores citações

Gosta de descobrir os autores através das suas próprias palavras, e de chegar ao âmago das suas ideias da forma mais eficiente? Aqui está uma selecção de citações dos maiores pensadores que já caminharam na Terra: Einstein, Platon, Spinoza, Schopenhauer, Dostoievski, Cícero, Confucius, Socrate, Nietzsche, Kant, Bouddha, Laozi, Leonardo da Vinci, Gandhi, Marcus Aurelius, Martin Luther King, Shakespeare, Proust, Jane Austen, Anne Frank, Antoine de Saint Exupéry, Napoleon Bonaparte, Winston Churchill, Abraham Lincoln, Charles de Gaulle, Oscar Wilde,Voltaire, Charles Louis de Montesquieu, Soren Kierkegaard, Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry-David Thoreau, Denis Diderot, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Nicolas de Chamfort, Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais. Aumentem o vosso conhecimento da nossa cultura e deleitem-se com estes pensamentos essenciais por grandes figuras do nosso tempo e de antes. Uma grande citação pode encapsular uma grande teia de ideias, pensamentos, reflexões, emoções em poucas palavras. Uma excelente citação exige que o leitor faça uma pausa para contemplar o verdadeiro significado e poesia de algumas palavras. As citações atingem duramente a essência do ser humano, e a citação certa pode ajudar-nos a ver o significado invisível das coisas.

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600 citações de grandes escritores franceses do século 18: Recolha as melhores citações

600 citações de grandes escritores franceses do século 18: Recolha as melhores citações

Familiarize-se com os escritores mais importantes da época do Iluminismo, os franceses do século XVIII, que moldaram o pensamento político, filosófico e artístico e cuja influência ainda hoje se pode sentir na nossa cultura. Mergulhe profundamente nas suas obras e pensamentos com uma selecção das citações essenciais introduzindo as suas principais ideias e delineando com clareza a estrutura da sua obra, através das próprias palavras de Voltaire, Rousseau, Diderot, Beaumarchais, Nicolas de Chamfort, Montesquieu.

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600 citações da filosofia francesa: Recolha as melhores citações

600 citações da filosofia francesa: Recolha as melhores citações

Familiarize-se com alguns dos mais importantes filósofos franceses, Diderot, Rousseau, Montesquieu, Voltaire, Bachelard, Blaise Pascal. Estas figuras moldaram a filosofia ocidental, e a sua compreensão ajudá-lo-á a compreender a cultura moderna em geral; mergulhe profundamente nas suas obras e pensamentos com uma selecção das citações essenciais, introduzindo as suas principais ideias e delineando com clareza a estrutura do seu trabalho.

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