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Treatise On Toleration
Treatise On Toleration
A powerful, impassioned case for the values of freedom of conscience and religious belief, Voltaire's Treatise on Toleration was written after the Toulouse merchant Jean Calas was falsely accused of murdering his son and executed on the wheel in 1762.
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Ornament and Crime
Ornament and Crime Adolf Loos
Revolutionary essays on design, aesthetics and materialism - from one of the great masters of modern architecture.
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The Kabbalistic Tradition
The Kabbalistic Tradition Alan Unterman
This selection offers a comprehensive survey of the 'Kabbalah', the body of writings in the Jewish mystical tradition.
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The Rape Of The Lock And Other Major Writings
The Rape Of The Lock And Other Major Writings Alexander Pope
This edition contains a wide-ranging introduction that elucidates Pope's life, poetic art and contemporary contexts, as well as separate introductions to each piece, a chronology, further reading, biography and extensive notes.
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The Consolation of Philosophy
The Consolation of Philosophy Ancius Boethius
Contains new introduction to second edition by volume editor.
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Brand Luther
Brand Luther Andrew Pettegree
Publishing in advance of the Reformation’s 500th anniversary, Brand Luther fuses the history of religion, of printing, and of capitalism—the literal marketplace of ideas—into one enthralling story, revolutionizing our understanding of one of the pivotal figures and eras in human history.
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Anecdotes Of The Cynics
Anecdotes Of The Cynics Anon
What makes us happy? For over 800 years the Cynic philosophers of ancient Greece and Rome argued that the answer lay in a simple, self-sufficient life.
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The Rule Of Benedict
The Rule Of Benedict Anon
How do you create a community? How can we work together? How do we stay true to our ideals? For almost fifteen centuries this extraordinary book has provided guidance.
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Jason And The Argonauts
Jason And The Argonauts Apollonius Of Rhodes
Now in a riveting verse translation, Jason and the Argonauts (also known as the Argonautica) is the only surviving full account of Jason's voyage on the Argo in quest of the golden fleece with the aid of the sorceress-princess Medea. 
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