Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 034

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Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include the English countryside; William Randolph Hearst and journalism; the philosophy of Soren Kierkegaard, John Dewey and others; General William T. Sherman's voyage to San Francisco; the metric system, and the future of the machine age. (Summary by Sue Anderson)

Bjornson's "Beyond Human Power" and Kierkegaard's "What Says the Fire Marshal?" were both translated by Lee Milton Hollander
>The translators of Philemon's "The Highest Good" and Lessing's "On Love of Truth" are unknown.

(5 hr 50 min)


Alfriston and Wilmington, Ch. 6 of Field Paths and Green Lanes 25:14 Read by Garth Burton
Bjornson's Beyond Human Power 17:02 Read by Craig Campbell
Character Sketch - William Randolph Hearst 50:39 Read by progressingamerica
Darwin Among the Machines 13:54 Read by Peter Eastman
Future of Journalism 45:18 Read by progressingamerica
Government By Journalism 1:02:27 Read by progressingamerica
Immediate Empiricism 7:39 Read by P. J. Taylor
The Issue Between Idealism and Immediate Empiricism 12:39 Read by P. J. Taylor
John Adams' Inaugural Address, March 4, 1797 16:21 Read by Tip Brown
Lord Kelvin on the Metric System 8:13 Read by Availle
On Love of Truth 3:14 Read by Craig Campbell
An Open Letter to Professor Dewey Concerning Immediate Empiricism 7:26 Read by P. J. Taylor
Philemon's The Highest Good 1:53 Read by Craig Campbell
The Postulate of Immediate Empiricism 28:05 Read by P. J. Taylor
The Unknown Soldier 5:14 Read by Joe Brenneman
A Very Short Life of Kierkegaard 14:36 Read by Craig Campbell
A Voyage to San Francisco 17:56 Read by Delmar H Dolbier
What Says the Fire Marshal? 12:23 Read by Craig Campbell