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Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes – download free PDF here

Leviathan is the masterwork on political philosophy by Thomas Hobbes a 17th-century Brittish philosopher. He argues that war is the natural state of humankind and that only a strong state unified around a great supreme ruler can counterweight chaos. He goes further and describes the state of war like a situation where all are against […]

The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money

The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money by John Maynard Keynes is here presented as the third in our mini-series of major economic-philosophical works, the two others being Adam Smiths’s Wealth of Nations and Karl Marx’s Capital. Keynes’s work is the most recent, published in 1936, established economics as a modern scientific field and […]

An Inquiry into the Nature of Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith

An Inquiry into the Nature of Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776) also known as simply The Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus by the Scottish philosopher and economist Adam Smith. The work is considered the foundation of modern economic philosophy – a field established by Adam Smith, who studied social philosophy at […]

The Complete Hadith – All 9 Volumes in one PDF

The Hadith is the second most important Islamic book after the Quran. The book is often referred to as “The backbone of Islamic culture” because of its immense influence on Islamic societies, morality, and spiritual life. While the Quran is based solely on revelations written down immediately after the Prophets death, the Hadith merely bear […]

The Teachings of a Sufi Master

The Teachings of a Sufi Master. Sufism preaches no particular dogma, except the great truths that are the basis of all religious beliefs: the belief in the existence of divinity, of an invisible world, and of the immortality of the soul. Unlike the mosque, the Sufi’s gathering is open to all people; everybody can go […]

The Sufism of the Rubaiyat or The Secret of the Great Paradox

The Sufism of the Rubaiyat or The Secret of the Great Paradox by Norton F. W. Hazeldine, second edition 1906. The Persian word Rubaiyat means “reading between the lines”, or “a meaning, within a meaning”, or simply a paradox. The books consist of translations of beautiful mystical verses written by the Sufi mystic, mathematician, astronomer, […]

A collection of books and writings by Søren Kierkegaard

A collection of books and writings by Søren Kierkegaard. Søren Kierkegaard was the first existentialist philosopher, sharp and clear, ironic and down to earth at the same time. His writings can be hard to comprehend. I have been reading some of his books as they were written, in Danish, and I can imagine that translators […]

Realism: An Attempt to Trace Its Origin and Development in Its Chief Representatives

Realism: An Attempt to Trace Its Origin and Development in Its Chief Representatives from 1925 is the primary work by the Pakistani philosopher Syed Zafarul Hasan and his doctoral thesis. Realism has become a classic on the subject of realism and for good reasons. In Philosophical Realism, the view is that the physical world exists […]

Capital – A Critique of Political Economy by Karl Marx – The complete work in four PDF volumes

Capital – A Critique of Political Economy, also knows as ‘Das Kapital’ – the original German title, by Karl Marx, is probably the most well-known philosophical treatise on politics and economy. Marx was a brilliant economic thinker and I personally often recall his quote ‘If you need something you can’t produce, you must produce something […]

Zen Anarchy

Zen Anarchy by Max Cafard. What is the Sound of One hand making a Clenched Fist? Zen is the strictest and most super-orthodox form of Buddhism — and at the same time the most iconoclastic, revolutionary and anarchistic one. The roots of Zen go back to the beginnings of the Buddhist tradition — not to […]

Tantric Texts Series 1-22 Complete PDF works of Sir John Woodroffe

Tantric Texts is the impressive, near-complete 22 volume collection of tantric root texts compiled, edited and commented by Arthur Avalon (Sir John Woodroffe) from 1915 to 1953. The works have only been printed once in their complete form, by Agamanusandhana Samiti, Calcutta, and they are practically impossible to find in print. There is however a […]

Copernicus and his world

The Polish astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus started the scientific revolution. Before Copernicus, Galileo was jailed and Giordano Bruno was burned at the stake for stating that Earth revolves around the sun. Copernicus knew they were right, but hesitated for thirty-six years before daring to print his observation. His books were listed on the church’s Index of […]

The Basic Principles Of The Fuchiyado Meditation The Samurai Blowgun Martial Art

The Basic Principles Of The Fuchiyado Meditation The Samurai Blowgun Martial Art is written by Shri Krishan Puri in 2011. The book describes the historical and religious background for the ancient blowgun practice Fukiya, a disciplined, precise and deadly martial art mastered by only a few dedicated monks. Today, in Japan, Fukiya is like a […]

The Science of Getting Rich by Wallace D. Wattles

The Science of Getting Rich. Some months ago the successful ‘Rich Dad’ author Robert Kiyosaki was in Copenhagen and during a couple of days, he drew full houses and sold a lot of books to local fans. Every decade it seems has its own “how-to-get-rich author”. I remember those books from the 90´about how to […]

The Creation of God

The Creation of God by Dr. Jacob Hartmann was published in 1893 and is a major atheist work of the time. Being a doctor, Jacob Hartmann outlines the science of biology and life on planet earth and concludes that nothing here really needs the presence of a God or any divine powers. Furthermore, he studies […]

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