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    The Maidens

    The instant Sunday Times bestseller from the author of The Silent Patient

    Unabridged

    9 hours 19 min

    We all keep secrets. Even from ourselves.'A thrilling, heart-in-throat ride' STEPHEN FRY'An absolute jaw-dropper' LUCY FOLEY'Elegant, sinister, stylish' CHRIS WHITAKER'Grips from start to finish' HARRIET TYCE* * * * *From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Silent Patient comes a spellbinding tale of psyc... ... Read more

    $35.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Meditations

    Penguin Classics

    Narrated by Richard Armitage ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 18 min

    **Brought to you by Penguin.This Penguin Classic is performed by Richard Armitage, star of Peter Jackson'sThe Hobbit trilogy and also known for his roles in Ocean's 8 and Spooks. This definitive recording includes an Introduction by Diskin Clay.**Originally written only for his personal consumption, Marcus Aurelius's Meditations has become a key text in the understanding of Roman Stoic philosophy. ... Read more

    $24.61 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How to Die

    An Ancient Guide to the End of Life

    by Seneca ...
    Narrated by P.J. Ochlan ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 29 min

    "It takes an entire lifetime to learn how to die," wrote the Roman Stoic philosopher Seneca (c. 4 BC-65 AD). He counseled readers to "study death always," and took his own advice, returning to the subject again and again in all his writings, yet he never treated it in a complete work. How to Die gathers in one volume, for the first time, Seneca's remarkable meditations on death and dying. Edited ... Read more

    $16.46 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Practicing Stoic

    Narrated by John Lescault ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 57 min

    The great insights of the Stoics are spread over a wide range of ancient sources. This book brings them all together for the first time. It systematically presents what the various Stoic philosophers said on every important topic, accompanied by an eloquent commentary that is clear and concise. The result is a set of philosophy lessons for everyone—the most valuable wisdom of ages past made ... Read more

    $29.88 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Lektionen der Stille

    Klassische Zen-Texte

    Abridged

    59 min

    "Wenn du jenseits von Liebe und Hass bist, ist alles so klar wie das helle Tageslicht." Der Zen-Weg, in China zwischen 500 und 1000 n. Chr. entwickelt, ist nicht nur einfach Meditation und Versenkung, sondern vor allem Praxis. Zen umfasst die ganze Existenz. Diese Auswahl aus der reichhaltigen Literatur bietet klassische Texte von bekannten und neu zu entdeckenden Zen-Meistern. Sie erhellen die ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Protagoras

    by Platon, Platon ...
    Narrated by Volker Braumann ...
    series Platon Sämtliche Dialoge #2

    Unabridged

    4 hours 39 min

    Zufällig trifft Sokrates einen Freund auf der Straße. Ein Gespräch entspinnt sich, in dem Sokrates von seiner Begegnung mit dem weithin bekannten Sophisten Protagoras erzählt. So kurz der Handlungsrahmen wiederzugeben ist, so inhaltsreich das, was Platon in diesem frühen Dialog seinen Lesern zu bieten hat. Im Protagoras lässt Platon Sokrates sich erstmalig mit den Sophisten streiten. Überdeutlich ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Grundlagen der Sokratischen Gesprächsführung

    Der sokratische Dialog und die sokratische Methode einfach erklärt

    Narrated by Mario Kunze ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 45 min

    Der psychologische Weg zur Entscheidungsfindung Seinen Ursprung in der Antike habend, vor beinahe zweitausend Jahren, wurde der Sokratische Dialog als ein simples Mittel der Informationsbeschaffung genutzt. Die Hebammensprache oder auch Mäeutik, wie der Sokratische Dialog damals genannt wurde, beharrte auf Fakten und Tatsachen. Mittlerweile aber hat sich die Sokratische Gesprächsführung verändert. ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Platonismus

    Narrated by Wolfgang Schmidt ...
    series Masterminds #6

    Unabridged

    1 hour 10 min

    Wer erstmalig in das Thema Philosophie einsteigen möchte, kommt an diesem Werk nicht vorbei. Albert versteht es, sein Fach verständlich zu erklären und zudem Neugierde auf mehr zu wecken.Unterstützt durch das immense Wissen und die klare Ausdrucksweise des Autors wird dem Hörer die Geschichte der Philosophie greifbar gemacht und dabei gleichzeitig dargelegt, wie stark sie bis heute unsere ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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    Schulen des Denkens in der Antike

    Narrated by Uve Teschner ...
    series Masterminds #5

    Unabridged

    1 hour 8 min

    Eine fesselnde Geschichte der Philosophie, die Kenny mit so klaren Worten zu erklären vermag, wie sonst kaum ein Philosoph - ideal für jeden Einsteiger.Das 4. Jahrhundert v. Chr. war das der großen Philosophen. Nachdem Sokrates starb, wurde kurz darauf Aristoteles geboren. Bereits im Jugendalter verließ der Makedonier seine Heimat und ging nach Athen, um von Platon unterrichtet zu werden. Der ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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    Die Anfänge der Philosophie

    series Masterminds #1

    Unabridged

    1 hour 4 min

    Auf einprägsame und humorvolle Weise gelingt es Anthony Kenny, auch Lesern ohne Vorkenntnisse, die Geschichte der Philosophie näher zu bringen. Von Pythagoras über Sokrates bis hin zu Platon führt er uns mit Leichtigkeit durch die antiken Anfänge der Philosophie und stellt einleuchtend dar, warum diese lang vergangene Epoche des Denkens in der heutigen Gesellschaft aktueller denn je ist.- ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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    Die Frage nach dem guten Leben

    series Masterminds #4

    Unabridged

    2 hours 35 min

    Matthias Katzer geht der zentralsten Fragen der Aristotelische Philosophie auf den Grund; welche Art von Leben die für den Menschen erstrebenswerteste sei. "Die Frage nach dem guten Leben" führt seinen Leser auf zugängliche Art und Weise an die aristotelische Ethik heran, deren höchstes Ziel das Erreichen der Glückseligkeit ist.- ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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    Xanthippe und Sokrates

    series Masterminds #3

    Unabridged

    1 hour 9 min

    Über die antiken Frauen Griechenlands ist bis jeher wenig bekannt. Anhand des Beispiels von Xanthippe, der Frage des Philosophen Sokrates, zeichnet Michael Weithmann ein Bild der Frauen der Antike. Auf unterhaltsame und gleichzeitig fundierte Weise werden alte Lebenswelten wieder zum Leben erweckt, welche unterschiedlicher nicht hätten sein könnten. - ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

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    The Prince [unabridged]

    Narrated by Eric Nutting ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 13 min

    The Prince is a classic work of political philosophy by famous political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli. A phrase often associated with this work is “the ends justify the means.” In other words, Machiavelli believed that acts of cruelty or lawbreaking were justifiable if the purpose of such acts was to advance one’s own power and chances of survival. The adjective “Machiavellian” refers to behaving ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Encheiridion and Discourses

    by Epictetus ...
    Narrated by Jonathan Booth ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 10 min

    Born into slavery in the first century AD, Epictetus was a leading Greek philosopher of the Stoic school. He spent most of his life in Rome before the emperor Domitian banished all philosophers from the city in AD 93; his exile then took him to Nicopolis in Greece. His teachings were recorded by his pupil Arrian, who published both the Encheiridion and Discourses. The Discourses, which Arrian ... Read more

    $46.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, The

    Narrated by Daniel Lopez ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 14 min

    One of the most prominent African-Americans of his time, James Weldon Johnson (1871–1938) was a successful lawyer, educator, social reformer, songwriter, and critic. But it was as a poet and novelist that he achieved lasting fame.Among his most famous works, The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man in many ways parallels Johnson's own remarkable life. First published in 1912, the novel relates, ... Read more

    $14.60 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How to Think about War

    An Ancient Guide to Foreign Policy

    by Thucydides ...
    Narrated by David de Vries ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 59 min

    Why do nations go to war? What are citizens willing to die for? What justifies foreign invasion? And does might always make right? For nearly 2,500 years, students, politicians, political thinkers, and military leaders have read the eloquent and shrewd speeches in Thucydides's History of the Peloponnesian War for profound insights into military conflict, diplomacy, and the behavior of people and ... Read more

    $19.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How to Be Free

    An Ancient Guide to the Stoic Life

    by Epictetus ...
    Narrated by Shaun Grindell ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 55 min

    Born a slave, the Roman Stoic philosopher Epictetus (c. 55-135 AD) taught that mental freedom is supreme, since it can liberate one anywhere, even in a prison. In How to Be Free, A. A. Long-one of the world's leading authorities on Stoicism and a pioneer in its remarkable contemporary revival-provides a superb new edition of Epictetus's celebrated guide to the Stoic philosophy of life (the ... Read more

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    Plato: Pearls of Wisdom [Russian Edition]

    by Plato ...
    Narrated by Irina Solovieva ...

    Unabridged

    32 min

    The philosopher - whose teachings have followers even more than 20 centuries after his death was a genius without a doubt. Plato was the mastermind of the different philosophical trends represented in different eras - from the church to western theological existentialism. Many of his ideas are hotly debated ever since. Even beyond heated philosophical debates, there are plenty of useful ideas by ... Read more

    $26.70 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Socrates

    A Very Short Introduction, 2nd Edition

    by C.C.W. Taylor ...
    Narrated by Michael Page ...

    Unabridged

    4 hours 15 min

    Socrates has a unique position in the history of philosophy; it is no exaggeration to say that had it not been for his influence on Plato, the whole development of Western philosophy might have been unimaginably different. Yet Socrates wrote nothing himself, and our knowledge of him is derived primarily from the engaging and infuriating figure who appears in Plato's dialogues. In this Very Short ... Read more

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    Philosophy

    Philosophies and Theories from Great Thinkers and Life Scientists

    Unabridged

    1 hour 47 min

    This is a 2-book bundle, consisting of these books:Book 1: The philosophers from the east (China, other countries in Asia, etc.) have many things in common with the ancient philosophers in the west (Greece, Eurasia, etc.). But there are differences too.In this guide, we will highlight and compare some of these differences and similarities. Some other chapters are devoted to several philosophers ... Read more

    $7.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Filosofía

    Historia, trasfondo y teorías de grandes pensadores

    Narrated by Salvador Marini ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 9 min

    Este libro consta de dos títulos, que son los siguientes:Libro 1: En esta guía conveniente, se cubrirán varios filósofos antiguos y famosos, para que pueda comprender mejor a los antepasados que dieron forma a nuestras ideas y teorías antes de que naciéramos.Confucio definitivamente ha dejado una huella en el mundo de la filosofía oriental. Sus ideas fueron lo suficientemente revolucionarias e ... Read more

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    Letters from a Stoic

    Penguin Classics

    by Seneca ...
    Narrated by Julian Glover ...

    Unabridged

    7 hours 38 min

    **Brought to you by Penguin.This Penguin Classic is performed by Julian Glover, Olivier Award winning actor, also known for his roles in Game of Thrones and Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets. This definitive recording includes an Introduction by Robin Campbell.**A philosophy that saw self-possession as the key to an existence lived 'in accordance with nature', Stoicism called for the ... Read more

    $18.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    The Pleasure Principle: Epicureanism: A Philosophy for Modern Living

    Narrated by Billie Fulford-Brown ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 53 min

    In our troubled world, looking back to ancient wisdom can shed light on fresh solutions.For years, many of us have upheld the Stoic belief in ‘no pain, no gain.’ But when the pace of modern life and the demands of jobs and family overwhelm us, punishing exercise regimes, productivity apps and early morning starts may not be the best solution.According to the pleasure-centric philosophy of ... Read more

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    Plato's Greater Hippias

    by Plato ...
    Narrated by Ray Childs ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 8 min

    Hippias of Elis travels throughout the Greek world practicing and teaching the art of making beautiful speeches. On a rare visit to Athens, he meets Socrates, who questions him about the nature of his art. Socrates is especially curious about how Hippias would define beauty. They agree that beauty makes all beautiful things beautiful, but when Socrates presses him to say precisely what he means, ... Read more

    $22.45 AUD or free with audiobook trial