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Reference Section

I. Reference Library: An overview of the branches of philosophy, a list of logical fallacies, excerpts from encyclopedias, and essays on the meaning and mission of philosophy. Also, “101 Important Artists, Intellectuals.”

II. Thoughts On Life: Selected passages from the work of history's most influential thinkers, among them Plato, Erasmus, Pascal, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, James, Santayana, Russell, Tillich, Einstein, Ortega y Gasset, and Sartre.

III. Excerpts & Passages: Excerpts from works of science, philosophy, political theory, psychology, and literary journalism. Ideas from Rilke, Thoreau, Jung, Fromm, Watts, Heidegger, Eagleton, and more. (See Part 2 and Part 3.)

IV. Best Of The Web: A collection of some of the more thoughtful articles on the web. Top picks: "Beautiful Necessities: American Beauty and the Idea of Freedom"; "Lewis Lapham on Civic Discourse, Intellectual Life…”

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