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Books

What Hard Times by Charles Dickens Can Teach Us About the Individual

Charles Dickens championed the individual and disdained the crowd. Lorraine Berry explores this dynamic in light of his book Hard Times.

Books

The Common People and Philosophers of Plato’s Ideal Society

In this excerpt, adapted from Know Thyself, Ingrid Rossellini considers the components that made up Plato's ideal society, and Aristotle's influence on him.

Illustrations

Here’s How Slavoj Žižek Predicted the Future Post-2008 Financial Crisis

An accessible philosopher even if you don't read philosophy, Slavoj Žižek's writing post-2008 recession predicted America's current political reality.

History

Neville Goddard and the Metaphysics of Aspiration

Occult historian Mitch Horowitz delves into the life of Neville, a philosophical figure little known in his time, whose influence looms larger than ever.

Books

The Perfect Gift Book Guide to Make Your Holiday Shopping Easier

Spanning cookbooks, journals, novels, and more, these books will make great gifts for everyone you hold dear this holiday season.

Quotes

15 Quotes About What’s Beneath the Masks We Wear

Our ordinary faces conceal just as many secrets as any Halloween mask. What's with humankind's aversion to being seen for who we really are?