Two Treatises of Government

Two Treatises of Government

John Locke

A work of political philosophy published anonymously in 1689 by John Locke. The First Treatise attacks patriarchalism in the form of sentence-by-sentence refutation of Robert Filmer’s Patriarcha, while the Second Treatise outlines Locke’s ideas for a more civilized society based on natural rights and contract theory.

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Emile

Emile

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Emile, or On Education, is a treatise on the nature of education and on the nature of man, which tackles fundamental political and philosophical questions about the relationship between the individual and society. The text is divided into five books: the first three are dedicated to the child Emile, the fourth to an exploration of the adolescent, and the fifth to outlining the education of his female…

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The Psychology of Revolution

The Psychology of Revolution

Gustave Le Bon

Chapters include: Scientific And Political Revolutions; Religious Revolutions; The Action Of Governments In Revolutions; The Part Played By The People In Revolutions; Individual Variations Of Character In Time Of Revolution; The Mystic Mentality And The Jacobin Mentality; The Revolutionary And Criminal Mentalities; The Psychology OF Revolutionary Crowds; The Psychology Of The Revolutionary Assemblies; The Opinions Of Historians Concerning…

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The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament

The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament

Thomas Clarkson

There’s a quote by Margaret Mead: “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” One of the cases where this was proved true was in the case of slavery. Thomas Clarkson, along with people like William Wilberforce, Granville Sharp, James Edward Oglethorpe and Lord Mansfield were among…

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My Life

My Life

Leon Trotsky

First published in 1930 and written in the first year of his exile in Turkey, this is the autobiography of the Russian Communist leader, Leon Trotsky. Starting with his youth, the book covers all of his political life, including the Revolution of 1905, the Revolution of 1917, the Civil War in Russia, his struggle against Stalinism and his expulsion from the Communist Party.

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Our Revolution

Our Revolution

Leon Trotsky

Our Revolution, Essays on Working–Class and International Revolution, 1904–1917, Collected and Translated, with Biography and Explanatory Notes By Moissaye J. Olgin. The translator has, here, reproduced some of the more important revolutionary essays of the Russian leader, dating from the eve of the revolution of 1905 to March, 1917…

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The Truth About Rockefeller

The Truth About Rockefeller

Emanuel M. Josephson

Subtitled, ‘Public Enemy No. 1, Studies In Criminal Psychopathy’. Subjects include; Criminal Psychopathy with Religious Camouflage. John D. The First; Nelson Rockefeller’s Psychopathic Ancestry; Nelson Rockefeller’s Red Tools & Agents; Nelson Rockefeller, Assistant Secretary of States; Rockefeller Agents Frame Sen. McCarthy & Doom Republican Party; The Plot Evolves…

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Leviathan

Leviathan

Thomas Hobbes

Leviathan or The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil is a book written by Thomas Hobbes and published in 1651. Its name derives from the biblical Leviathan. The work concerns the structure of society and legitimate government, and is regarded as one of the earliest and most influential examples of social…

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Education for Self-Realisation and Social Service

Education for Self-Realisation and Social Service

Frank Watts

From the Preface: “This is a book written primarily for teachers of the young, and is introductory to the first part of the general design of the New Humanist Series outlined in the preceding General Preface. But parents and students will also, it is hoped, find in it much that concerns them. The author has attempted to provide a point of view and jumping off ground from which those provinces of interest to the educator, that lie farther…

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On Liberty

On Liberty

John Stuart Mill

On Liberty is a philosophical work by English philosopher John Stuart Mill, originally intended as a short essay. The work, published in 1859, applies Mill’s ethical system of utilitarianism to society and the state. He attempts to establish standards for the relationship between authority and liberty. He emphasizes the importance of…

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