Philosophy is the study of general problems concerning matters such as existence, knowledge, truth, beauty, justice, validity, mind, and language. Philosophy is distinguished from other ways of addressing these questions (such as mysticism or mythology) by its critical, generally systematic approach and its reliance on reasoned argument. The word philosophy is of Ancient Greek origin: φιλοσοφία (philosophía), meaning "love of wisdom."

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    The Anxiety Code: Deciphering the Purposes of Neurotic Anxiety
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    The Alpha and the Omega: An absurd philosophical tale about God, the end of the world, and what's on the other planets

    On March 28th, 2016, God will end the world.

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    The Road to Character
    The Argonauts
    Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion
    Laudato Sii: On the care of the common home
    The Just City
    The Egg
    The Swerve: How the World Became Modern
    The Obstacle Is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph
    In Defense of a Liberal Education
    A Universe from Nothing: Why There Is Something Rather Than Nothing
    The Art of Thinking Clearly
    Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality
    Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
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    Best Philosophical Literature
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    The Republic
    Thus Spoke Zarathustra
    The Prince
    Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry Into Values
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    The Nicomachean Ethics
    The Myth of Sisyphus and Other Essays
    Tao Te Ching
    The Art of War
    A History of Western Philosophy
    Man's Search for Meaning
    Atlas Shrugged

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    J.R.R. Tolkien
    Fantasy is escapist, and that is its glory. If a soldier is imprisioned by the enemy, don't we consider it his duty to escape?. . .If we value the freedom of mind and soul, if we're partisans of liberty, then it's our plain duty to escape, and to take as many people with us as we can!
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