Browse top 100

Varieties of Religious Experience

Varieties of Religious Experience, a Study in Human Nature by William James. This book would never have been written had I not been honored with an appointment as Gifford Lecturer on Natural Religion at the University of Edinburgh. In casting about me for subjects of the two courses of ten lectures each for which I […]

Author: Language: Genre: , ,
457 kB ↓Download Mirror Convert Buy It

The Interpretation of Dreams

In attempting a discussion of the Interpretation of Dreams, I do not believe that I have overstepped the bounds of neuro- pathological interest. For, on psychological investigation, the dream proves to be the first link in a chain of abnormal psychic structures whose other links, the hysterical phobia, the obsession, and the delusion must, for […]

Author: Language: Genre:
514 kB ↓Download Mirror Convert Buy It


Micrographia – Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses with Observations and Inquiries Thereupon. It is the great prerogative of Mankind above other Creatures, that we are not only able to _behold_ the works of Nature, or barely to _sustein_ our lives by them, but we have also the power of _considering_, […]

Author: Language: Genre:
820 kB ↓Download Mirror Convert Buy It

Under a Lucky Star: A Lifetime of Adventure

OFTEN I have had to sit on a lecture platform when I was going to speak, and listen to a long introduction. It bored me stiff and likewise the audience. I wanted to get at the business in hand and the job I came for. That’s the way I feel about this book. It is […]

Author: Language: Genre:
272 kB ↓Download Mirror Convert Buy It

The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

The Journals of Lewis and Clark By Meriwether Lewis and and William Clark, 1804-1806 Note: These Journals are from May 14, 1804, the day the expedition left the Mississippi River, to September 26, 1806, a day or two after they arrived back in St. Louis. It includes all possible Journal entries of Lewis and Clark. […]

Author: , Language: Genre: , , ,
1.2 MB ↓Download Mirror Convert Buy It

Relativity: The Special and General Theory

The present book is intended, as far as possible, to give an exact insight into the theory of Relativity to those readers who, from a general scientific and philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of theoretical physics. The work presumes a standard of […]

Author: Language: Genre:
183 kB ↓Download Mirror Convert Buy It


Physica, Physics by Aristotle 384 BC – 322 BC. When the objects of an inquiry, in any department, have principles, conditions, or elements, it is through acquaintance with these that knowledge, that is to say scientific knowledge, is attained. For we do not think that we know a thing until we are acquainted with its […]

Author: Language: Genre:
197 kB ↓Download Mirror Convert Buy It

On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres

De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium – On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres by Nicolaus Copernicus. I can readily imagine, Holy Father, that as soon as some people hear that in this volume, which I have written about the revolutions of the spheres of the universe, I ascribe certain motions to the terrestrial globe, they will […]

Author: Language: Genre:
380 kB ↓Download Convert Buy It

Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems

Several years ago there was published in Rome a salutary edict which, in order to obviaie the dangerous tendencies of our present age, imposed a seasonable silence upon the Pythagorean opinion that the earth moves There were those who impudently asserted that this decree had its origin not injudicious inquire, but in passion none too […]

Author: Language: Genre: ,
1.08 MB ↓Download Convert Buy It

The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy

The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy – English Translated version of Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica by Sir Isaac Newton THAT the PRINCIPIA of Newton should have remained so generally unknown in this country to the present day is a somewhat remarkable fact ; because the name of the author, learned with the very elements of […]

Author: Language: Genre:
1.58 MB ↓Download Mirror Convert Buy It