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The Meaning of Good: A Dialogue

The Meaning of Good: A Dialogue

1st Edition

G. Lowes Dickinson
October 18, 2017

First published in 1937, this book presents itself as a philosophic dialogue, starting with the diversity of men’s ideas about Good. In the first part, it considers the creation and criteria of Good and its relation to truth, pleasure and happiness. In the second part, the book examines some kinds...

A Modern Symposium

A Modern Symposium

1st Edition

G. Lowes Dickinson
March 20, 2017

First published in 1905, A Modern Symposium presents a record of a discussion between men at the Seekers club- a now extinct, but then famous, club for men prominent in politics or in the professions- that used to meet fortnightly to listen to, and discuss papers on varying subjects. The group...

Justice and Liberty: A Political Dialogue

Justice and Liberty: A Political Dialogue

1st Edition

G. Lowes Dickinson
March 20, 2017

First published in 1908, this book takes the form of a discussion between Henry Martin- a professor, Charles Stuart- a banker, and Sir John Harington- a gentleman of leisure, on politics and civilisation. The speakers discuss many topics ranging from forms of society (such as oligarchy or democracy...

The Greek View of Life

The Greek View of Life

1st Edition

G. Lowes Dickinson
March 20, 2017

First published in 1896 (this twenty-third edition in 1957), this book provides a general introduction to Greek literature and thought. Among the subjects dealt with are the Greek view of religion, the state and its relation to the citizen, law, artisans and slaves, manual labour, trade and art....

Plato and His Dialogues

Plato and His Dialogues

1st Edition

G. Lowes Dickinson
March 20, 2017

First published in 1931, this book explores the nature and importance of Plato’s dialogues. The book was written for an audience of non-scholarly men and women who want to know something about one of the most remarkable thinkers of the Western world. The chapters were originally delivered as...

After Two Thousand Years: A Dialogue between Plato and A Modern Young Man

After Two Thousand Years: A Dialogue between Plato and A Modern Young Man

1st Edition

G. Lowes Dickinson
March 20, 2017

First published in 1930, this book presents an imagined account of conversation between Plato and ‘A Modern Young Man’. In the first part, political and social institutions are considered and property, forms of government, socialism, the control of population, war and education, are discussed. The...

Revolution and Reaction in Modern France

Revolution and Reaction in Modern France

1st Edition

G. Lowes Dickinson
March 20, 2017

First published in 1892, this book describes the development of political thought and political parties in ‘modern’ France. It starts by discussing the French Revolution of 1789 and closes with the Paris Commune of 1871. The book is not written strictly in chronological order but rather focuses on...

The European Anarchy

The European Anarchy

1st Edition

G. Lowes Dickinson
March 20, 2017

First published in 1916, this book comprises of a set of notes by G. Lowes Dickinson on his interpretation of the causes of the First World War. Writing during this time, the author admits that a complete comprehension of the causes of the First World War was impossible as no one knew the secrets...

War: Its Nature, Cause and Cure

War: Its Nature, Cause and Cure

1st Edition

G. Lowes Dickinson
March 20, 2017

First published in 1923, this book examines the causes and evils of War. Being published soon after the First World War, this becomes the basis for much of the volume's experience. The author G. Lowes Dickinson argues that war and civilisation are incompatible and that the pursuit of war will end...

The Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson (9 vols)

The Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson (9 vols)

1st Edition

G. Lowes Dickinson
September 23, 2015

The Collected Works of G. Lowes Dickinson reissues nine titles from Dickinson's impressive oeuvre. The titles in question cover a range of topics, from Plato and the Greek view of life to civilisation and the causes of war....

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