Great Ideas Penguin Books 20 Seminal Works That Have Changed The World


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'Penguin Books present 20 seminal works that have changed the world: Seneca's 'On the Shortness of Life'; Marcus Aurelius's 'Meditations'; St Augustine's 'Confessions of a Sinner'; Thomas à Kempis's 'The Inner Life; Noccolò's Machiavelli's 'The Prince'; Michel de Montaigne's On Friendship'; Jonathan Swift's 'A Tale of a Tub'; Jean-Jacques Rousseau's 'The Social Contract'; Edward Gibbon's 'The Christians and the Fall of Rome'; Thomas Paine's 'Common Sense'; Mary Wollstonecrafts's 'A Vindication of the Rights of Woman'; William Hazlitt's 'On the Pleasure of Hating'; Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels's 'The Communist Manifesto'; Arthur Schopenhauer's 'On the Suffering of the World'; John Ruskin's 'On Art and Life'; Charles Darwin's 'On Natural Selection'; Friedrich Nietzsche's 'Why I am So Wise'; Virginia Woolf's 'A Room of One's Own'; Sigmund Freud's 'Civilization and Its Discontents'; George Orwell's 'Why I Write'.'