Category Archives: Books

Plato’s ‘Republic’; with its historical background

Whilst most of world leaders and politicians today approve democracy as the best form of political governance, nonetheless, this political system has never been immune to criticism as well. One of the most famous, and probably the strongest such criticisms, … Continue reading

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Marsh’s Library

UNESCO – United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization – defines the role of public library as ‘the local centre of information, making all kinds of knowledge and information readily available to its users’ (UNESCO Public Library Manifest) and encourages … Continue reading

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The Tibetan Book of the Dead; the establishment of the work

The English translation of The Tibetan Book of the Dead was first published in 1927 b y the Oxford University Press. Since then, the name of Dr. Walter Yeeling Evans-Wentz has been associated to this mysterious book of Buddhism as … Continue reading

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22 November 1963: the deaths of J. F. Kennedy, C. S. Lewis and Aldous Huxley

On 22 November in 1963, the world lost three famous people in this same single day; needless to say, the most famous and important figure among these three was John F. Kennedy, the President of the United State; and other … Continue reading

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