The Trial

The Trial (original German title: Der Process, later Der Prozess, Der Proceß and Der Prozeß) is a novel written by Franz Kafka from 1914 to 1915 and published in 1925. One of his best-known works, it tells the story of a man arrested and prosecuted by a remote, inaccessible authority, with the nature of his Read More …

Being and Time

Being and Time (German: Sein und Zeit) is a 1927 book by the German philosopher Martin Heidegger, in which the author seeks to analyse the concept of Being. Heidegger maintains that this has fundamental importance for philosophy and that, since the time of the Ancient Greeks, philosophy has avoided the question, turning instead to the Read More …

Tao Te Ching

Lao Tzu, translated loosely as ‘old boy’ was never compelled to try and name that which cannot be named until he was leaving his town and a young man asked the master to help him understand how to live life. Lao Tzu postponed leaving until this book was completed.