Best Philosophy Books

Great philosophy books to help you expand your horizons, find inspiration, and discover a world of new ideas and reflections.

Standing on Giants’ Shoulders

Fundamental questions about life, time, people and culture have interested people for a thousand years. This means that we can benefit from the experience of the greatest philosophers. We can find answers to the questions that interest us and avoid unnecessary mistakes.

On this page, I have collected a small selection of the best and easy-to-read books on philosophy that will not only help you broaden your horizons, but also lead you to new and unexpected ideas.

Best Philosophy Books

Seneca’s Letters from a Stoic

Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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Discourses and Selected Writings


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Marcus Aurelius

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The Wisdom of Life

Arthur Schopenhauer

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On The Shortness Of Life

Seneca Lucius Annaeus

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Complete Essays

Michel de Montaigne

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Herman Hesse

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The Book of Lord Shang

Yang Shang

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The Prince

Niccolò Machiavelli

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The Little Prince

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

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More Philosophy Books

Walden: Life in the Woods

Henry David Thoreau

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Jean Meslier

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The Authentic Reactionary: Selected Scholia

Nicolás Gómez Dávila


The Revolt of the Masses

José Ortega y Gasset

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The Hero with a Thousand Faces

Joseph Campbell

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On the Genealogy of Morals

Friedrich Nietzsche

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How to Be a Stoic

Massimo Pigliucci

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— Confucius


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