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XI. Alchemy,Astrology & Occultism

XII. Art & Art History, Architecture & Aesthetics

XIII. Psychology

XIV. Anthropology & Prehistory

XV. Psychopharmacology & Entheogens Research

XVI. Science & Mathematics

XVII. Languages, Linguistics, Philology

XVIII. Music

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XX. Political Science & Theory

XXI. LINKS


V. French Literature,History & Philosophy (in French & English)

Literature: [In English & French --alphabetical by author]

Philosophy

17th Century

René Descartes

Blaise Pascal

18th Century

Denis Diderot

Jean Paul Marat

Jean Jacques Rousseau

Marquis de Sade

Voltaire

19th Century

20th Century

Roland Barthes

Jean Baudrillard

Simone de Beauvoir

Guy Debord

Gilles Deleuze & Felix Guattari

Jacques Derrida

Michel Foucault

Jean Hyppolite

Alexandre Kojève

Jean-François Lyotard

Maurice Merleau-Ponty

Jean-Paul Sartre

 

VI. Ancient Greek & Roman Literature, History, Philosophy & Religion

Ancient Greek Literature: in English, Greek & German

Aeschylus

Apollodoros

Apollonius of Rhodes

Aristophanes

Euripides

Herodotus

Hesiod

Homer

Pausanias

Pindar

Sophocles

Thucydides

 

 

Ancient Greek Philosophy

[from Presocratics to Late Neoplatonism] 

On-line Sources

Presocratics: Essays On-Line [From Myth to Mind]

The Seven Sages:

1. Thales:(floruit circa 585 B.C.E.)

"Thales and the Origins of Theoretical Reasoning" (Dmitri Pachenko) [currently inactive link]

Passages on Thales in Classical Greek sources: (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

2. Bias:(circa 570 B.C.E.)

Passages on Bias in Classical Greek sources: (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

Diodorus Siculus, THE HISTORICAL LIBRARY (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

3. Pittacus: (circa 600 B.C.E.)

Plato's Protagoras: sections 343a -347.

Diodorus Siculus, THE HISTORICAL LIBRARY (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

Passages on Pittacus in Classical Greek sources: (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

4. Solon: (archon 594 B.C.E.)

Diodorus Siculus, THE HISTORICAL LIBRARY (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

Passages on Solon in Classical Greek sources: (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

5. Cleobulus: (circa 600 B.C.E.)

Diogenes Laertius Lives of the Eminent Philosophers

Passages on Cleobulus in Classical Greek sources: (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

6. Myson: (circa 600 B.C.E.)

Diogenes Laertius Lives of the Eminent Philosophers

Passages on Myson in Classical Greek sources: (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

Diodorus Siculus,THE HISTORICAL LIBRARY (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

7. Chilon: (circa 560 B.C.E. [According to Plato's Protagoras])

Diodorus Siculus, THE HISTORICAL LIBRARY (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

Diogenes Laertius (500 C.E.), LIVES OF THE EMINENT PHILOSOPHERS, adds to the list of seven the following:

8. Periander: (tyrant 625-585 B.C.E.)

Herodotus, Book III from THE HISTORIES; see Bks. I & V also. [temporarily inactive link]

Passages on Periander in Classical Greek sources: (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

9. Anacharsis: (floruit circa 591-588 B.C.E.)

Herodotus, Book IV from THE HISTORIES [approx. 25 pages into the text.] [temporarily inactive link]

Passages on Anacharsis in Classical Greek Sources: (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

Diodorus Siculus, THE HISTORICAL LIBRARY (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

10. Epimenides: (circa 600 B.C.E.)

Passages on Epimenides in Classical Greek Sources: (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

11. Pherecydes: (circa 540 B.C.E.)

Citations in Classical Greek sources: (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

Diodorus Siculus, THE HISTORICAL LIBRARY (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

THE IONIAN THINKERS:

Thales:(floruit circa 585 B.C.E.)

Dmitri Pachenko, "Thales and the Origin of Theoretical Reasoning" [currently inactive link]

Aristotle, METAPHYSICS [983 b]: [c/o The Perseus Project]

Anaximander: (611-546 B.C.E.)

Articles on Anaximander by G.W.F. Hegel, Friedrich Nietzsche and Theodore Gomperz [GREEK THINKERS] (1901) [c/o Charles Taylor's course on the Presocratics 1998]

Anaximenes: (floruit circa 546 B.C.E.)

From Arthur Fairbanks, ANAXIMENES: Fragments and Commentary (1898)

PYTHAGORAS AND THE PYTHAGOREANS:

Pythagoras: (582-500 B.C.E.)

From Arthur Fairbanks, "Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans" (1898)

Diodorus Siculus, THE HISTORICAL LIBRARY (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.) [See sections 10.3.1 - 10.11.1]

Philolaos of Croton: (late 5th Century B.C.E.)

Diogenes Laertius Lives of the Eminent Philosophers

Heraclitus of Ephesus: (floruit circa 500 B.C.E.)

Heraclitus, Biography and Fragments: (c/o Presocratic Philosophers site at Univ. of Tenn.-Martin.)

Richard Hooker, "Greek Philosophy: Heraclitus";

Martin Heidegger's Reading of Heraclitus;

Heraclitus Fragment #1; Fragment #48; Fragment #50;

Plato on Heraclitus (Theaetetus 180a);

Matthew Levy, "Nietzsche's Heraclitus";

Cynthia Freeland, "Heraclitus Lecture Notes";

THE ELEATIC SCHOOL:

Xenophanes of Colophon: (570-478 B.C.E.)

On Xenophanes (Short entry c/o the Internet Encyclopaedia of Philosophy.)

Xenophanes: Fragments and Commentary (Arthur Fairbanks, ed., First Philososphers of Greece.)

Parmenides of Elea: (floruit circa 500 B.C.E.)

Plato's Parmenides (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

Zeno of Elea: (b. 490-485 B.C.E.)

Zeno's Fragments Adapted from John Burnet's Early Greek Philosophy (1892): c/o James Fieser's Presocratic Fragments and Testimonials site; an excellent source which needs to be better presented. [To find Zeno's fragments, you will need to scroll down to the last quarter of the site.]

Melissus of Samos: (floruit circa 444-441 B.C.E.)

Melissus's Fragments Adapted from John Burnet's Early Greek Philosophy (1892): c/o James Fieser's Presocratic Fragments and Testimonials site. [The fragments of Melissus follow immediately after those of Zeno, three-quarters into the site.]

EMPEDOCLES of ACRAGAS: (484-424 B.C.E.)

Aristotle's On Generation and Corruption (c/o the Internet Classics Archive): discusses Empedocles, Anaxagoras and Leucippus.

ANAXAGORAS: (500-428 B.C.E.)

Aristotle's On Generation and Corruption (c/o Internet Classics Archive): discusses Empedocles, Anaxagoras and Leucippus.

Archelaus of Athens:

Archelaus: Testimonial by Hippolitus Adapted from John Burnet's Early Greek Philosophy (1892): c/o James Fieser's Presocratic Fragments and Testimonials site. [Hippolitus's testimonial on Archelaus follows the fragments of Diogenes of Apollonia (after Melissus), three-quarters into the site.]

The Atomists LEUCIPPUS & DEMOCRITUS:

Leucippus of Miletus: (floruit circa 440-435 B.C.E.)

From Diogenes Laertius, LIVES OF THE EMINENT PHILLOSOPHERS.

Aristotle's On Generation and Corruption (c/o the Internet Classics Archive): discusses Empedocles, Anaxagoras and Leucippus.

Democritus of Abdera: (?460-357 B.C.E.)

Brief Abstract on Democritus (c/o Dr. Ess's Presocratics section of his History of Ancient and Medieval Philosophy at Drury College.)

 

The SOPHISTS:

Protagoras of Abdera: (481-411 B.C.E.)

Plato's Protagoras (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

Gorgias of Leontini: (483-375 B.C.E.)

Plato's Gorgias (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

Socrates of Athens: (470-399 B.C.E.)

The Last Days of Socrates Homepage: Platonic dialogues Apology, Meno, Crito, Euthyphro and Phaedo. (c/o Clarke College.)

Sanderson Beck, "Ethics of Socrates, Xenophon and Plato".

Xenophon:

Fourteen texts (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

PLATO & the Platonic Academy :

Plato of Athens: (427-347 B.C.E.)

Thirty-six dialogues (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

Speusippus of Athens: (circa 407-339 B.C.E./ head of Academy 347-339)

John Pepple, "The Unwritten Doctrines: Plato's Answer to Speusippus".

Aristotle of Stagira: (384-322 B.C.E.)

Ten texts (c/o the Perseus Project at Tufts University.)

Epicurus

Plato

Plotinus

Porphyry

Proclus


Minoans and Myceneans: On-line Sources

 


Ancient Greece--History, Art & Archaeology: On-line


Greek Religion

Jane Ellen Harrison, Themis:A Study of the Social Origins of Greek Religion (Cambridge University Press, 1912)

 

 


Roman Literature & Philosophy


VII. The Ancient Near East:


VIII. Judaica & Kabbalah

Judaica

Kabbalah

 

IX.Gnosticism,Christianity & Islam

Gnosticism

Christianity

Islam

 

X. Medieval & Renaissance Philosophy

XI. Alchemy,Astrology& Occultism

 

XII. Art, Art History, Architecture & Aesthetics

 

 

ArtLex: art dictionary for artists, students and educators in art production, criticism, history, aesthetics, and education

Art History Resources/ [created by Christopher L. C. E. Witcombe of Sweet Briar College]

 

Aesthetic Philosophy

XIII. Psychology

Psychology in the 19th & Early 20th Centuries

Sigmund Freud and Psychoanalysis

Otto Gross

Carl G. Jung

Psychopathology

Behaviorism

Gestalt Psychology

 

XIV. Anthropology & Prehistory

 

Prehistory:

Neolithic Period:

 

XV. Psychopharmacology & Entheogens Research

Additional WWW Resources


Ancient Greece--Ethnobotany & Ethnopharmacology:

Pharmacology & Psychopharmacology

Ethnopharmacology, Entheogens / Psychedelics Research & Entheobotany

Cannabis

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Psychopharmaka, Addiction & Society

The War on Drugs, C.I.A. Narcotics Trafficking & Mind Control

 

XVI. Science & Mathematics

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Geography

Geology

Mathematics

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XVII. Languages, Linguistics, Philology

XVIII. Music

 

XIX. Film Catalogued as the Bakchos Film Collection:

 

XX. Political Science & Theory

Classical Political Theory

Political Economy & Sociology: Classical & Modern Texts

Marx / Engels & Soviet Marxism

V.I. Lenin

David Riazanov

Leon Trotsky

Western Marxism & The New Left

Anarchism

Fascism & German National Socialism (alphetical by Title)

WWI & WWII

The Cold War & U.S. Foreign Policy

 

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