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Free Ebooks

Have an idea of what you're looking for but haven't a clue where to start looking? Try http://gen.lib.rus.ec/. It is a mirror of Library Genesis and links to millions of books, scientific articles and historical documents, from seven websites. It also has a torrent option.

Sometimes, despite the fact that it is on one of the mirrored sites, it will not show the document you wish to find. It helps to directly search the sites listed before giving up. Additionally, StartPage and DuckDuckGo, provided that you have the document's full name, are quite adequate in finding what you want, assuming that it cannot be found on the website.

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Welcome to Free Education!

The idea is to get a board going where people can come to find free educational resources, and ask others where they might find educational material on a particular topic.

Please feel free to attach PDF files of free texts to posts, or links to dropboxes, or just urls where people might find the information they're looking for.

Start new threads for new topics of education, but please check the Catalog to see if anything might already fit into an existing subject discussion.

Because education is something everyone should have access to.

(I regrettably note that I cannot condone breaking the law, and I cannot moderate every file that is uploaded or url that is posted, so what you post is your responsibility)

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Feminism pdf

Yeah I know feminism gets shitted a lot, but I still want to study it. Do any of you guys here have:

The Lolita Effect (Durham)

The Social Construction of Sexuality (Seldom)

Gendered Bodies Feminist Perspectives (Lorber)

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Anarchist General

Post all of your Anarchist Literature Here

I'm also looking for a pdf of the Communist Manifesto, and The Soul of Man Under Socialism and Selected Critical Pose, optional.

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Tech Thread

Post your /tech/ here
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Marxism

Hey /freedu/,

If you want to learn about Marxism, come to >>>/marx/. We have lists of literature and can answer questions you may have.
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Chess

I'm really into chess so dropping a few chess PDFs. Pic related, it's the icelandic gambit

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free online courses

can we have a thread of free courses online?

aside from coursera, what other page is good?

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Guidebooks on mastering instruments

Any good books on learning to play bass guitar, trumpet of sax by yourself? also not /freedu/ related but are those even realistic instruments to learn without a teacher?

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Language Learning Resources

Language Learning Resources

General - http://www.openculture.com/freelanguagelessons - "Learn 48 Languages online for free"

https://www.duolingo.com/ - Currently has a small selection of languages but is still growing and users can contribute to developing the lessons for unsupported languages.

http://www.memrise.com/ - Fun online flashcard system.

http://ankisrs.net/ - Boring yet effective flash card system.

https://babadum.com/ - Cute easy vocabulary games for 13 different languages.

https://www.mangolanguages.com/ - Similar to Rosetta Stone, yet offered for free by participating public libraries in US and Canada. I have used it personally via my public library and would recommend it. After you get access from the library you can use it at home.
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Geometry

Hey Im Trying to Get my GED and Math is all i have left. im good at math but suck at geometry and its literally the only thing left i need. can any one help?

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Educating others

Do you have some free material about teaching?
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Hungarian Marxist Library

Úgy gondoltam hogy megosztom itt ezt az oldalt (hátha pár magyar elvtársnak ez elkerülte a figyelmét): marx.2u.hu

Maga a könyvtár tartalma elsősorban eléggé tankos (Marx és Engels mellet Lenin és Sztálin összes műve megtalálható, továbbá sok a szocializmus alatt írt politikai jellegű könyv), de megtalálhatóak Lukács György és Rosa művei is. Furcsa módon egy Platón összes művei című könyv is megtalálható ami számomra nagyon hasznosnak bizonyult.

Azt hiszem itt befejezem gyorsan ezt a (minden bizonnyal hiányos) bemutatót, mivel én meg vagyok arról győződve hogy minden ide tévedő elvtárs számára hasznosnak fog bizonyulni ez a PDF gyűjtemény.

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South American Socialism

Thread about South American Decolonisation, the imperialist reaction, and the socialism which developed as a result. I'm trying to get a firm grasp on what's going on, so feel free to reply with books going as far back as Spanish Colonialism.

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Introductory Economics & Beyond!

So anybody got anything on introductory Econ and the math needed to understand it? Also links to fREE courses for such subjects?

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/Dugin/

I know Nazbols are a meme, but I want to read Dugin because I feel he's relevant insofar as understanding contemporary Russia, also he just seems interesting in general. Any Dugin PDFs would be welcomed, but I'm specifically looking for The Fourth Political Theory and Foundations of Geopolitics.

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Tailoring

I'm looking to get into tailoring. Are there any decent sources out there (besides Pinterest)?

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Any books to help become an EMT?

Does anyone have any pdfs/ebooks to study for becoming an EMT? I want to be ahead of the game before I start taking EMT classes at my local community college.

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Africa

Books about colonialism in Africa? I'm looking for shit that covers colonialism from 1500 to now. I really want to learn about the independence movements, the neo-colonial wars, and the old colonial wars (Boers, Germany's genocide in South Africa, shit like that).

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Thank You!

I just stumbled here and discovered that mit has free classes!

Thank you for posting these resources!

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Learning to Learn... again

Hi, /freedu/. I'm hankering to get deep into a few subjects on my own, but so many years after having left school, and not being particularly productive, I have low energy and a minimal attention span. I'm strongly trying to restrain my particularly bad internet browsing habits that encourage me to spend the least effort to entertain myself, but I was wondering if there are any books that can help me be a better study. I'm tired of feeling lifeless.

pic unrelated

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Early Human History/Pre-history

This thread is dedicated to learning about the development of the human species in its earliest days, from the first evolutionary ancestors to the first human civilizations.

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Science thread

An Introduction To Black Holes, Information And The String Theory Revolution: The Holographic Universe

Leonard Susskind,‎ James Lindesay

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Zizek's Lenin 2017

Lenin 2017

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Free Books

How about some free textbooks?

Analytic Combinatorics: http://algo.inria.fr/flajolet/Publications/book.pdf

Analytic combinatorics is an extremely useful field for computer scientists and also programmers without much background in rigorous mathematics. It allows for detailed analysis of algorithms without the overhead of Knuth-style proofs of classical mathematical correctness.

SICP: http://web.mit.edu/alexmv/6.S184/sicp.pdf
Classic intdroductory computer science text.

Practical Common Lisp: http://www.gigamonkeys.com/book/
An intermediate-level introduction to Common Lisp. I'd recommend getting familiar with a Lisp before diving into this.
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psychology

ITT in this thread post anything to do with psychology..

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anyone have pdf or ebook

of chimanda adichies americanah

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Visit /mayday/

Hey people and peepits, so seeing that a lot of anarchy boards appear dead and the mods gave the others that where up for claim away before I could get to them; I decided to create my own.

New to the whole board scene and not looking to steal anybody else's shine but I want to play my part in trying to make a difference in this messed up world. And creating a board for proper intellectual discussion seemed the limit of my reach at the moment. So if anybody sees this and is interested in visiting go ahead.

>>>/mayday/

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Who Killed Canadian History?

Does anybody have a PDF of J.L. Granstein’s “Who Killed Canadian History?” It would be very much appreciated.

Also general historical literature thread. I would highly recommend “Labour’s Untold Story” by Richard Boyer and Herbert Morais.

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Audiobooks

https://librivox.org/ free public domain audiobooks

https://mega.nz/#F!7RNzXDhK!wcY_P0XJnoOzszg4cR7NOA

List of lectures:

>Mladen Dolar's intro to Hegel's Phenomenology

>Zizek at EGS, Birbeck, Summer School, etc.

>RDWolff's intro to Marxism course

List of audiobooks:

>Hegel's Phenomenology

>Trotsky - Terrorism and Communism (with Zizek's foreword)

>Mao - On Practice and Contradiction (with Zizek's foreword)

>Lacan - A beginner's Guide

Post more if you got 'em.

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Left Communist Literature Thread

ITT: you can find some left communist literature.

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Žižek thread

Žižek

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Ancient Greek Philosophy (Book Request)

I understand that this is a very specific request, but I wanted to check if there was any copies floating around that I could acquire so that I don't have to purchase it to read it.

The book I'm looking for is:

"Philosophy Before Socrates (Second Edition): An Introduction with Texts and Commentary" by Richard D. McKirahan (2011)

https://books.google.com/books/about/Philosophy_Before_Socrates_Second_Editio.html?id=EmtFGKmWa60C

Does anyone have this perchance? If not, I suppose I could purchase it, but I would rather not.

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Great Literature thread

Does anybody have copies of good translations/editions/interpretations of great works of literature like the Iliad, Odyssey, cantebury tales, etc??

i would appreciate it.

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Mathematics

Some mathematics textbooks for you.
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Need book recommendations on agitation.

IMO one of the main things we should focus on currently is following the slogan educate, agitate, organise. Does anybody have any good book recommendations on this topic, especially from a far-leftist point of view?

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Read for Your Life: 11 Ways to Better Yourself Through Books Paperback

Read for Your Life: 11 Ways to Better Yourself Through Books Paperback – June 1, 2007

https://www.up-4ever.com/r1rrppo73qoc

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National Geographic USA September 2017

National Geographic USA September 2017

https://www.up-4ever.com/jqc5zigs3zd7

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Psychoanalysis

Requesting books on lacanian psychoanalysis, either in English or in Spanish.

I am currently reading A Clinical Introduction to Lacanian Psychoanalysis by Bruce Fink, and I would like to have more like this book after I finish it.

Freudfag, if you see this thread, can you repost that link to a mega archive you gave some weeks ago? Thanks

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First Aid

First Aid Posting Starts…. Now!

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please help

can any please give me PDF or EPUB link for this book :

College Board International Student Handbook

https://www.amazon.com/International-Student-Handbook-College-Board/dp/1457304279

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**The Men's Fitness Exercise Bible**

The Men's Fitness Exercise Bible: 101 Best Workouts to Build Muscle, Burn Fat, and Sculpt Your Best Body Ever!

https://www.up-4ever.com/ft3b98x4rluj

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Recommended reading and art

Dear /freedu/cators,

I call upon us to create a /leftypol/ recommended reading list. I believe that this would be the right place to create such a list.

This issue was prompted in the FAQ section of /leftypol/ but, to my knowledge at least, was never addressed. The old /pol/ has addressed this issues with much success.

The list itself must contain texts that are relevant to the left. (By relevant I mean that it somehow touches upon leftist issues, not necessarily being leftist or anti-leftist.) The literature should address the whole spectrum of the left from social-democratic to anarcho-communist. According to genre the list has to be diverse as well. It should have philosophical, ideological and sociological texts. However it should also contain fiction (novels, poems, etc.) and other non-fiction (biographies, historical accounts, etc.) Likewise the list should contain works from all epochs and periods. Finally we must strive not fall to temptation to create a purely propagandist list.

The list should give the reader the opportunity to approach leftism from all of its sides and give him/her a chance to go explore further.

I have another proposal. We should also attempt to create a list or a wiki of leftist art and artists. Every ideology has its art. It plays a crucial role in the implementation. This fact should be addressed if we are to create a comprehensive resource for leftist ideas.

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Us Weekly Issue 34 August 2017

Us Weekly Issue 34 August 2017

https://www.up-4ever.com/52sbou89gesx

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New Scientist August 2017f

New Scientist August 2017

https://www.up-4ever.com/rwvqgk0okwa7

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Hero and Army workout guide

https://www.up-4ever.com/igy0j9z3wiyx

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the world we live in

What are subjects that you must know to be knowledgeable about the world we live in?

politics, history and economics?

anymore?

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Writings of the Luddites

Looking for book related. It's available on google books: https://books.google.hu/books/about/Writings_of_the_Luddites.html?id=NG6ABlDQ10MC&redir_esc=y

Is there a way to download the whole thing from there?

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Alternative Voting Methods Thread

Let's post pdf about voting methods. This document describes two methods for electing a single seat. Both methods detect some majoriarian patterns that plurality voting doesn't, reduce the problem of similar candidates splitting the vote, have some robustness regarding tactical voting, and are still relatively easy to count.

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Post Left Anarchy

I'll go dump my whole collection from the life style anarchist degenerates scene who are probably capitalist too!

Praise Bookchin

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Critical War Studies

"War is a mere continuation of policy by other means" - Carl von Clausewitz

"Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun" - Mao Zedong

Critical War Studies is a budding field in social sciences that seeks to understand the human phenomena of war. It's primarily studied from the perspective of International Relations, but also incorporates elements of critical theory, gender theory, post-colonialism etc, as well as traditional theories of strategy and tactics.

I'll dump a mix of pdfs and links to articles that was used in a course I took on the subject. In general, the content deals with the topics of "What is War", "How are humans affected by War", and/or critiques of modern and "post-modern" warfare. Frequently mentioned is Carl von Clausewitz, Michel Foucault, Deleuze & Guattari, and Jean Baudrillard.

I'll start of with some chapters from the defining work "On War" by Clausewitz, in which we find the genesis of the important friction between Perfect and Real war, i.e. war as we desire it to be and war as it actually plays out, a distinction that becomes important in the analysis of so called post-modern warfare.

http://www.clausewitz.com/readings/OnWar1873/BK1ch01.html

http://www.clausewitz.com/readings/OnWar1873/BK1ch07.html#a

http://www.clausewitz.com/readings/OnWar1873/BK8ch06.html#B

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Situationist International

This thread should be read bearing in mind that it was created with the deliberate intention of doing harm to spectacular society.

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Lainchan University

We are planning a higher autoeducation program on lainchan using only resources that are freely available online (eg. all of them). Join us here https://lainchan.org/r/res/3382.html

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Finding college syllabi

I've been really struggling with finding decent lists of material to read in some areas I have interest in. I think looking for the programs offered by university teachers is a good way to fix this, but I have no idea how to do it other than googling the institutions, the course, and so on, and most of the times I find nothing.

Is there a quicker way of finding them? Or is there maybe universities that have easy access to this type of stuff available online?

We can also use this space to share stuff like this. Here's a small contribution, a very socialist-oriented reading list for economic students, and one for the history of economic thought.

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Should I learn STEM stuff if its not my field of study?

Should I bother gathering some STEM notions as a humanities student? If yes, what is useful and what isn't? Should I learn how to code? Wouldn't it take too long for it to actually get useful?

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Centralized planning from leftist perspectives

Hey /freedu/, could y'all recommend some reading on communistic centralized economic planning. Looking for works that approach it from all leftist perspectives, Marxist, leftcom, ancom, whathaveyou. Thanks in advance!

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I'd like to become a Leftist genius, how should I best organize my personal studies?

I was thinking an hour of history, an hour of economics, an hour of left theory, followed by an hour researching anything relevant, climate change, western atrocities, social justice, perpetual poverty, etc.

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/freedu/ never forget Difinity and africa are friends , .

The Divine Infinite Unity , Difinity , and Africa , including any africans , are friends , .

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Learn fast;math chem and biology

It's possible to learn/understand math ,chemistry and biology in 2 weeks/ 15 days? I have all free day to do this.

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Everyone's favourite books (well, 4chan's favourite books)

Is there a torrent or a online repository that has all of lit's recommended books? I found their Japanese download but that's about it. Been posting this around the chans for awhile and haven't gotten a response.

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Economics

Economic theory - post, read, request.

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learn with hypnosis while sleeping

this shit is uneffective, i know, but i think this would help me with some stuff im trying to learn when i'm not sleeping

do you have a good resource of audios like this?

>use google

google is full of people who wants to sell you this shit

>lurk youtube

youtube is full of shit

it would be nice if the text is whispered or in spanish

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The Political Philosophy of Poststructuralist Anarchism

Anyone have Todd May's The Political Philosophy of Poststructuralist Anarchism on epub/PDF?

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pdf-tools

Got any pdf tricks and tools?

A problem that I regularly encountered was copying text from pdfs to >>>/leftypol/ and it made every line end with a break, thus fucking up the formatting.

So, here's a method I learned recently:

sudo apt-get install xsel

create an executable.sh

chmod +x executable.sh

Copy and paste the code into the file from this link: http://superuser.com/questions/796292/is-there-an-efficient-way-to-copy-text-from-a-pdf-without-the-line-breaks

Add it to your window manager hotkeys. (Under xfce: settings -> keyboard -> hotkeys)

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General leftist political literature

In this thread you can find link to leftist literature and educational material.

Massive site with complete works:
https://www.marxists.org/archive/

Communist manifesto:
https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1848/communist-manifesto/index.htm

Das Kapital/Capital:
https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1867-c1/

Feel free to add

Courtesy of /leftypol/
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Gotta catch 'em all

REQUEST THREAD

ITT: we request .pdfs and pray to receive them.

sticky, when?

Requesting Éric Laurent's 2014 Lost in Cognition

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A Very Short Introduction:

ITT "A Very Short Introduction" series from Oxford.

Starting with Geopolitics.

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Buddhism

It is unfortunately costly to acquire the Buddhist text; it is, tragically, somewhat of a luxury to have in possession.

Thus, this enumeration will begin with the four major Nikayas of the Sutta Pitaka, the latter (as a whole) forming one of the essential baskets of the Tipitaka. The translation of the first book was produced by Maurice Walshe, whereas the translations of the next three subsequent books were rendered into English by Bhikku Bodhi.

To the intrigued nonbeliever: Read the scripture as if you were reading the Hellenic myths.

To the follower: Through these works, spread the Way to other members of the laity in need of resources.

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Music education

No music thread? I'm here to fix that, let's start off with something for the beginners:

http://tobyrush.com/theorypages/index.html

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Looking for introductory ressources

I'm a STEMfag with minimal education in the social sciences/humanities (not even sure if they're the same thing or not). I'm interested in learning more about history/sociology/economics and so on but I'm not sure where to start. Looking for free introductory material.

>pic related

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Capitalist China

Do you have any good books etc. on modern China (the last few decades only)? It seems like a very successful state with a competent leadership, I would like to learn more about it.

Sorry if this seems like a stupid thread, I'm a hack who doesn't know anything.

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Machiavelli

Anyone got a pdf of The Prince? Other related works would also be appreciated. As tribute, have this dank pdf I'm leaving.

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Thesis research depression and bodily functioning in psychoanalysis

Hey, /freedu/!

Looking for pdf's for my thesis on depression and bodily functioning in psychoanalysis.

Specifically:

Vocabulaire de la Psychanalyse (Laplanche & Pontalis)

Dictionnaire de la Psychanalyse (Roudinesco)

Jacques Lacan Séminaire 1952-1980: index réferentiel (Krutzen)

Object Relations in Depression: A Return to Theory (Lubbe)

Generally:

Any dictionary or index of psychoanalysis

Any theoretical works on depression and the body

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Technology and the Social

I have trawled through ever tech/ cyber/ lainchan/ fringe/ board I could find on the internet.

Now I ask you Freedu/: Post your pdf's on technology

How it affects our social lives

How it will progress in the future

How technology affects politics

Technology and political theories (like socialism or anarchism)

Technical manuals on computers or hacking

The history of technology

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Liberation theology

Anyone got any good Liberation Theology texts? I have no experience with it so I'd appreciate if I could get some more foundational type texts if possible.

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Filmmaking

Are there any good books or guides on filmmaking and film in general? Like, a list of films to watch, supplementary material, and the technical aspects of producing films?

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Programming

Anything related to programming.

I tried to upload good stuff, rather than just language refs.

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Collectivisation in Catalonia

Any good statistics on the efficiency of collectivised agriculture and worker self-management of industry during the Spanish civil war?

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PHILOSOPHY PDF THREAD

Dump all your pdf's related to philosophy

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Free learning help sites

I'm an engineering student with a couple of sciencey-related questions (never requesting help with my homework).

What websites are recommended for me to get help with understanding concepts?
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/am/ine

>>>/am/ here.
What's your favorite anime to watch to learn japanese for free, /freedu/?
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Education and the State

Education is not a right, just like food is not a right. I support what is going on here just like any charity, but the board's banner is most mistaken about the role of education in relation (implied) with the State.

We have compulsory State-led indoctrination of K-12 that after 100 years has left the average American without knowledge or reason. In 2015 college freshmen have a 7th grade reading ability on average. State education is an abomination that always leads to Slavery to the State. We should enjoy education, preach it, champion it, help each other… but when we talk of "rights" we see in the this era not respect for the individual but entitlements. I hope that the board owner sees fit to remove the misguided banner that has education as a right, owing wholly to the existing subversion of what I hope was a well-meaning sense of brotherhood.
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/freedu/ info thread

Post some of your favorite info graph or educational pics

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martial arts

do you know some web where i can lean some martial arts free?

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Zapatistas

Books, writings, and essays on teh zapatistas in mexico.

I am looking to broaden my horizons on the social structures of the Zapatista people in the Chiapas.

Specifically I want to understand their sociological, economic, and political lifes and how they operate..

hook me up, please.

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Are there any books out there to help you learn English?

I only speak English and I realized that its kind of ridiculous that I don't have a perfect grasp of grammar. Apparently ancient philosophers used to study this as its own field of inquiry. Thats not me at all.

I don't even fully understand the lingo of languages. Whats an adverb? Whats its purpose? I tried to read Mark Twain's "The Awful German Language" and I had no idea what the fuck he was talking about but because I don't know what an "accusative case" is. I tried to learn Latin and I struggled for the same reason. How am I supposed to learn another language when I don't understand the tools it uses, and I don't even know how my own language works?

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MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY

Does anyone have a pdf version of this book? I can't seem to find it anywhere

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Antiquity thread.

No antiquity thread ? Let's go…

I personally search books or graph about social and economic situation during roman era (late republic and early empire if you have).

Thank you if you have something.

Here is a picture of the Gracchi, soc dem of antiquity.

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Continental Philosophy

Dumping continental philosophers/books about continental philosophers.

Starting with this guy

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no thanks

So is this a free education board or a /leftypol/ propoganda cell?

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Military history

Let's have a thread about anything related to warfare, strategy, tactics, logistics, etc.

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anarcho-authoritarian manifesto

for all those looking for that hard hitting dialectical theory

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Horticultural/Medicinal Botany

Hello! Can anyone give me resources to horticultural sciences and medicinal botany? I want to get my degrees in these fields but also want to study them in my off time so that I have a working knowledge and understanding of the subjects before I invest in formal education.

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How to make money?

Yeah… capitalism sucks. But in meantime, while you guys bring it down, how do I make money? Preferably shit tons of it.

ITT books about finances, economic theory, monetary theory and anything and everything hands-on on making money. No self help, please.

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anarchism 101

gimme websites pdfs anything related to anarchism pls

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Into to Postmodernism

I'm looking for any introductory work on postmodernism. In particular if anybody has a PDF of Christopher Butler's "Postmodernism: A Very Short Introduction", that would be extremely helpful.

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Philosophy/Reading Newfag

Hi. A while ago I started reading Max Stirner and was also pointed to read Prodhoun's Property in addition to understand a little bit more of Stirner. I've been reading introductions to Stirner but I haven't actually read him yet. (Just two of the things posted, not as muhc as I like to or should have). Do I really need introduction texts for all this stuff or should I get straight to the meat of these materials(the actual writing itself). Also do I go for the more expensive version of the ego and its/his own or the cheaper one? I don't know if there are differences.

Some girl in my class reads Deleuze and recommended me to read some. I chose anti-oedipus to start with.

I don't have much of a background in reading, much less philosophical readings. With what mindset do I tackle these things? Should I be taking extensive notes or just taking notes what intrigues me and what I'd like to expand my knowledge upon(since I'm doing this for fun and to be better at winning internet arguments)?

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Marxism and Christianity

Anyone got Alasdair MacIntyre's "Marxism and Christianity" on pdf? I am trying to convert a christian.

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Tito PDFs?

Are there any good PDFs about Tito? I'm becoming quite interested in the Yugoslavs and the market socialist ways

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jason unruhe books

anyone got any jason unruhe books on pdf? i want to see if hes being ironic or legit retarded, but i dont want to spend a dime buying his books

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Rape Culture

Interested in different views of the feminist concept of "Rape Culture"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9s5H-RNjxY
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Orthodox Marxism

I'll dump all the main works of Marx and engels here with a timeline in the begin of all the works that have been made and some explinations. I am not a scolar on Marxism so take my notes as a grain of salt, the timeline is accurate tho.

1843 Book: On the Jewish Question

1843 Book: Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of right.

1844 Book: Notes on James Mill

1844 Book: Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts (Paris)

1844 Book: The Holy Family

1844 Book: The Condition of the Working-Class in England

1845 Book: Theses on Feuerbach

1845 Book: The German idealogy

1847 Book: The Poverty of Philosophy. (First Mature Marxism)

1847 Book: Wage Labour and Capital

1848 Book: Manifesto of the Communist Party

1851 Book: The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte.

1858 Book: Grundrisse

1859 Book: A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy

1861 Book: Theories of Surplus Value

1862Book: Value, Price and Profit

1867 Book: Das Capital

1871 Book: The Civil War in France

1871Book: Critique of the Gotha Programme

1877 Book: Anti-Dühring.

1880 Book: Socialism: Utopian & Scientific

1883 Book: Dialectics of Nature

1884 Book: The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State

1885 Book: Capital II

1886 Book: Ludwig Feuerbach and the End of Classical German Philosophy

1894 Book: Capital III

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Hegel help

I have found PDFs of vol 2 and 3 of petry's translation of "philosophy of subjective spirit", does anyone have vol 1?

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Biology

Post everything biology related here! I'll post what I have.
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Writing

Let's have a thread dedicated to getting better in expressing our thoughts in text!

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/marx/ reading thread

marxism-leninism and maoism reading thread.

i only have some really basic stuff

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History of Capitalism

In order to properly understand the system of capitalism, it's origins and it's tendencies, we should explore it's history. Capitalism has not always existed, it arose from earlier socio-economic structures, and in studying how it arose, and how it has progressed so far, we can understand more about how it might progress in future, and what might come after it…

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Antinatalist literature thread

Dropping most well known.

http://vk.com/doc151440227_220518152

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PDFs from literature thread

Dumping some PDF's found on /leftypol/

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The Coming of the French Revolution

Trying to find a copy of this, to no avail. Can anyone help?

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Requesting

Does anyone have the book, just "Mao Zedong by Stuart Schram"?

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LibGen?

I don't know if this has been posted before but this is still a great resource for quite a few books.

Search up a certain author and i'd say there's a 85% chance you'd find what you want or more.

http://libgen.io/

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Dialectical Materialism

This is a thread dedicated to learning all about the philosophy of Dialectical Materialism.

Dialectical Materialism is a philosophy of science and nature, based on the writings of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, and the philosophies of dialectics (which have their roots in Hegel) and materialism.

This link is a good start, will post pdfs after: http://www.marxism.org.uk/pack/dialetics.html

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Free literature sites?

I lost all my links to free literature sites, and I can't figure out which Books4U site all the chans use.

I have Project Gutenberg, but do you know of any others?

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Opinions on Khan Academy's History and Economics courses

Is Khan Academy worth using to study history and economics? I'm concerned that their educational material will be completely bourgeois. I'm not interested in listening to a bourgeois perspective on history or capitalist apologetics, so if anyone here has any experience with Khan Academy's material, please let me know what your opinion of it is.

Also, where can I find educational material similar to Khan Academy which teaches history and economics from a radical leftist perspective? Is such material even available? Khan Academy, along with other similar sites, either conveniently have zero material on Marxism or postcapitalist systems or their material on topics like socialism and communism simplt equate them with the USSR or PRC.

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The state

what are some books that explicitly cover the subject of the state?

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Learning Strategies

Can we discuss learning techniques here?

I'm in particular having a great deal of trouble focusing in on the text and keeping my mind on it.
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Tariq Ali

Does anybody have a pdf of this book or any other of Tariq Ali's work? I've been meaning to read him for a while now.

Also any others similar to Ali and Chomsky

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Is this legal?

What is the legality of uploading pdf's on here?

I want to start dumping reading materials provided by my university but I don't know if i'll get in trouble.

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Requestiong Antroplogy

Anyone got anything related to Anthropology please post it, im desperate.

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Bookhunt

Alright /freedu/

lets help each other out by hunting down books together.

Post books here you want hunted down in ebook form, then do your best to help others find their books
this format:
>title
>author
>ISBN number
>known sources of electronic acquisition


Here's one i need. will check back in a few hours to assist others.

Pharmacology in 7 Days for Medical Students
by Fazal-I-Akbar Danish (Editor), Fazal-I-Akbar Danish,
ISBN-10: 1-84619-422-9

Found on google books at https://books.google.com.au/books?id=8D0YkoeCxOoC&pg=PR4&lpg=PR4&dq=Pharmacology+in+7+Days+for+Medical+Students+Fazal-I-Akbar+Danish&source=bl&ots=C_Q3B49kpe&sig=6S9LmUfrIQWmpjofWLt_DBmji6g&hl=en&sa=X&ei=bqnaVKvaJsPd8AX-2IDAAg&ved=0CB0Q6AEwAA#v=onepage&q&f=false

full book not given there unfortuantely.
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Esperanto, the internationalist language

I just had a idea. we should, on this board, start learning esperanto. This language is quite awesome (very easy, complete etc…) but no one is really talking it on the internet.

If we start to speak esperanto, people from all around the world will be able to join our project of /freedu/ , not just people from the western world.

So, I'm searching mate to start studying with me of esperanto. Also, feel free to share anything to help studying of esperanto.

I'll start with duolingo:

https://www.duolingo.com/

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BASIC PHILOSOPHY

what do comrades suggest to be some good ass philosophy books for newbies?

pic unre

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Ukrainian Revolution

Looking for books on the Ukrainian revolution in 1916.

Would def love to learn about their economy and their politics. Also would like to learn more about the conflict between anarchists and the soviets.

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Discipline

Hello. I want to learn about discipline and how to go about building it. I'm having a lot of trouble with: creating a schedule (and sticking to it), not falling into bad habits, eating right, working out, meditating regularly, procrastination in general.

Please share books and videos and whatnot.

And before you suggest it, no I am not joining the fucking military or shit like that. I will make myself disciplined.

Thanks

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request thread

get i get a request thread please?

does anyone have any good books on environmentalism and its connection to capitalism?

books about national bolshevism, national socialism too

and books on basic economics

and critique of maoism/ML/state socialism

and also upload what you'd consider chomsky's best work

thanks guys

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labor theory of value books

requesting books on pic related

preferably simpler ones.

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Hitler the capitalist

List of papers and citations proving Hitler co-opted socialism

http://pastebin.com/tBeYgmMn

http://pastebin.com/tBeYgmMn

http://pastebin.com/tBeYgmMn

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BASIC LEFTIST BOOKS

here are some basic leftist books for you to convert your retarded liberal friend who thinks bernie sanders is the savior of the human race and hes the ultimate socialist who will kill all the nazis

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404Trojans

Greetings.

We are 404Trojans.

We are are currently searching for excessively experienced Hacker, Crackers, and or Coders to help our cause.

We are a Hacktivist group that is closely related to Anonymous, and agree with their cause.

We are an anti-cyberbullying group, and we will not stop until the internet is a safe place for everyone again, even though this may be very difficult.

We highly disagree with Lizard Squad, so do not mistake us for these pathetic adolescents.

If you are not an experienced Hacker, Cracker, or Coder, it does not matter, we will take anyone, and train them if needed. In 404Trojans, we need experienced Crackers/Coders/Hackers, but we will take just about anyone, experienced or not.

If you are interested in being recruited, email me, at 404default@protonmail.com, or contact jason1337420 on KIK.

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Youtube/Video Courses

Post some of your favorite lecture series or whatever on video.

General resources:
UC Berkeley - http://webcast.berkeley.edu/ and https://www.youtube.com/user/UCBerkeley/playlists
MIT OCW - https://www.youtube.com/user/MIT/playlists
Yale - https://www.youtube.com/user/YaleCourses/playlists
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Existentialist/Absurdist Thread

I wanted to read existentialist literature but I can't find any decent torrents.

Anyone have of Sartre they are willing to share? Any absurdist or pessimist works?

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/leftypol/ Reads Archive

So in an effort to bring semi-structured education to the regulars of /leftypol/, I've been running a reading group for the last few weeks.

This thread will be dedicated to archiving the annotated pdfs and threads that come out of the group activities. I hope that at some point the added insights that they include will prove useful to someone (or at least bring about a good laugh).

Here's the stuff from Week 0. The details of how this was going to work were still being worked out, so there wasn't much participation at that point.

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North Korea

Looking for interesting reads about north Korea.

Rare PDF's that give unique insight into north Korean culture and ways of life inside the hermit kingdom.

I want stuff, in particular, from North Korea that has leaked out one way or another. Things that you aren't going to find on their webpage and just interesting readings from the DPRK in general.

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Content Creation

You would be surprised how many anons don't make any OC simply because they don't know how to use graphics software. So lets collect some educational resources for them!

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Need some help finding a testbank

Hello, glad i found this place, even if no one can help, it's still pretty cool.

I am in my last year of school and finding resources is getting harder as i have reached the 300 and 400 level classes. i currently am looking for the test bank or solution manual for the book "Terrorism and Homeland Security 7th edition"

I am pretty sure it must exist as i found it for the first two chapters and it was a HUGE help.

Can anyone here help me, or point me in the right direction to find it?

I am willing to pay for it, but the site posted above errors out whenever I try to checkout. (Hopefully I did not give my credit card info to a scammer by trying to purchase the test bank.)

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Cambodia, Pol Pot, and the United States: The Faustian Pact

Does anyone have a PDF of this book? It's expensive as fuck to get a hold of; it's like $120 from some sellers.

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Physics & Chemistry

>>>/science/ here.

Going to drop some physics shit I had buried in some folders.
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The Norman invasion of England, 1066

Hello /freedu/cators, this thread is about the Norman invasion of England in 1066, and the Norman period thereafter.

The historic effects of the conquest included changes to the court and government, the introduction of Norman French as the language of the elites, and changes in the composition of the upper classes. More gradual changes affected the agricultural classes and village life: the main change appears to have been the formal elimination of slavery, which may or may not have been linked to the invasion. There was little alteration in the structure of government, as the new Norman administrators took over many of the forms of Anglo-Saxon government.

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fill me in on socialism

what's the people controlling the industry all about? does it mean people make their own rules for the workplace or am I just extremely mentally challenged?

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Left Literature Library: FREE PDFs -!## see bottom notes##!

Note from original author: "Brackets incl. original publication date and edition or reprint I have [pd/e]." Also note that "PDF" in date tags are of an undated reformatting online.

[1883/1907] Paul Lafargue - The Right to Be Lazy and Other Studies

[1891/1905 "Fourth Edition"] Paul Lafargue - The Evolution of Property from Savagery to Civilization

[1892] Edward Aveling - The Sudents' Marx An Introduction to the Study of Karl Marx's Capital

[1898/1940] Giorgi Plekhanov - The Role of the Individual in History

[1897/1925 "Revised Edition"] Alexander Bogdanov - A Short Course of Economic Science

[1906/1918 "Fourth edition: revised" Translated] Karl Kautsky - Ethics and the Materialist Conception of History

[1906/1918] Paul Lafargue - Social and Philosophical Studies

[1907] Louis Boudin - The Theoretical System of Karl Marx in the Light of Recent Criticism

[1907/1911] Ernest Untermann - Marxian Economics: A Popular Introduction to the Three Volumes of Marx's Capital

[1910/1981] Rudolf Hilferding - Finance Capital: A study of the latest phase of capitalist development

[1913/2003] Rosa Luxemburg - The Accumulation of Capital

[1915/1917] Nikolai Bukharin - Imperialism and World Economy

[1917/1948 "Third revised edition"] Maurice Dobb - Wages

[1917/1999] Vladimir Lenin - Imperialism The Highest Stage of Capitalism

[1920] R. W. Postgate - The Bolshevik Theory

[1923] W. H. Emmett - The Marxian Economic Handbook and Glossary with Numerous Corrections, Explanations, and Emendations of the English Version of Vol. I of 'Capital': For the Use of Advanced Students and Beginners

[1923-1930/2008] Karl Korsch - Marxism and Philosophy

[1924/2003] Evgeny Pashukanis - The General Theory of Law and Marxism

[1925/1928] Nikolai Bukharin - Historical Materialism

[1927/9/1988] Karl Kautsky - The Materialist Conception of History

[1927] Nikolai Bukharin - Economic Theory of the Leisure Class

[1928/1990] Isaac Ilyich Rubin - Essays on Marx's Theory of Value

[1928/2009] Pavel V. Maksakovsky, Richard B. Day [Trans.] - The Capitalist Cycle

[1929] John Keracher - How the Gods Were Made; A Study in Historical Materialism

[1929] Iosif Abramovich Lapidus, K. Ostrovityanov - An Outline of Political Economy: Political Economy and Soviet Economics

[1929/1979 Translated from Russian second edition] Isaac Ilyich Rubin - A History of Economic Thought

[1929/1992] Henryk Grossman - The Law of Accumulation and Breakdown of the Capitalist System Being also a Theory of Crises

[1930/1990/PDF] Group of International Communists - Fundamental Principles of Communist Production and Distribution

[1931/1985] Evgeny Preobrazhensky, Richard B. Day - The Decline of Capitalism

[1934] Lewis Corey - The Decline of American Capitalism

[1935] John Keracher - Economics for Beginners

[1936/1978] Franz Jakubowski - Ideology and Superstructure in Historical Materialism

[1937/1946 "Reprinted"] Maurice Dobb - Political Economy and Capitalism: Some Essays in Economic Tradition

[1941] Solomon Bloom - The World of Nations A Study of the National Implications in the Work of Karl Marx

[1942-44/2009] Franz Neumann - Behemoth: The Structure and Practice of National Socialism, 1933-1944

[1946/1950 "Fourth impression"] Maurice Dobb - Studies in the Development of Capitalism

[1946/1962 "Reprinted"] Paul Sweezy - The Theory of Capitalist Development: Principles of Marxian Political Economy

[1946/2003] Anton Pannekoek - Workers' Councils

[1947] Karl Obermann - Joseph Weydemeyer Pioneer of American Socialism

[1955] Hans Kelsen - The Communist Theory of Law

[1955] Maurice Dobb - On Economic Theory and Socialism: Collected Papers

[1955] Charles A. Gulick, Roy A. Ockert, and Raymond J. Wallace - History and theories of working-class movements; a select bibliography

[1956/1973 "Second Edition"] Ronald L. Meek - Studies in the Labor Theory of Value

[1957/1962] Paul A. Baran - The Political Economy of Growth

[1958/1962 "First American Printing"] Maurice Dobb - Capitalism Yesterday and Today

[1960/PDF] Robert Vincent Daniels - The Conscience of the Revolution: Communist Opposition in Soviet Russia

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Something for the Train

Hey there Free Education.

Because i'm technologically challenged read:autistic i'm not sure how to convert pdf's for my kindle. They always come out awful.

Can anyone upload/recommend a good site where I can get political and historical EPUBS. I will take literally you have

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Language

Don't got much of anything leftist but I would like to contribute

Another language in your belt is another world of people to share the word of revolution with

Starting with a meme language

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Meta Bitching

>come to board hoping for free educational materials

>it's mostly just a /leftypol/ version of /pdfs/

Come on, guys. You disgusting communists are welcome to your opinions and whatnot, but it's quite misleading to take over a board like this with them. It's not like /pdfs/ bans leftist/communist content. Take your soapbox there or to some commiebunker .pdf board.

Boards like what this board is advertised as should be more about neutral subjects like maths, fixing cars, languages, agriculture or even weapons. It wouldn't even need political or philosophical threads because you guys and /pol/ are more than happy to share their ideals on other boards. This board has neutral stuff too, but it is quite lacking and outnumbered by the /leftypol/ stuff.

I suppose this is board is a pretty accurate critique on the modern education system, eh?

Before you call me Porkie and throw faeces at me, could you perhaps redirect me to a board more to my tastes?

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Sexology/Sexuality Studies

Post documents and infographs on the study of sex and sexuality, including both general works and more specific studies on the biology, psychology, philosophy, and sociology of sex.

Sexual education, consumer guides, porn, and written erotica are discouraged because they tend to come from non-academic sources or are fictional works, but docs that concern theories of sexual pedagogy or the effects of sexual consumerism and porn/erotica on sex and society are fine. Exceptions to this guideline include:

a) historically important works (e.g. the Kama Sutra, the works of Sade)

b) comprehensive, well-sourced works on sex education written for mature adults (NOT Tumblr posts, Oh Joy Sex Toy, introductory texts meant for schools, or instructional porn videos)

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Philosophy thread

Post philosophy and theory

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Mostly Soviet PDFs in English

All sorts of (mostly Soviet) texts in English from the (mostly) 1960s-80s:

* https://archive.org/search.php?query=uploader%3A%22kocotosi%40gmail.com%22&sort=-publicdate

All sorts of (mostly) 1920s-40s (mostly) Soviet texts:

* https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B1ZP6ZurgOg-REtjWmJoeVRJUlE

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The Russian Revolution

Let's learn all about the Russian Revolution of 1917, and the political and historical situation leading up to it.

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Gunsmithing

Ello /freedu/.

I was wondering if you could help me learn about gunsmithing.

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Language Learning

I'm curious about who here is into language learning, whose good at it, and what are some excellent resources and tricks for becoming knowledgable, literate and fluent in a second language.

Languages and language resources can be related to national languages of socialist countries but do not have to be.

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v

Anything about Viruses?

Also biology in general.

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Come Visit /hope/!

Board Owner of >>>/hope/ here. We're a very recently created board with a mission to help downtrodden imageboard users everywhere. We admire your commitment to the free spread of knowledge and would like to be friends! We'd appreciate it if you'd come visit us, and we will be sure to do the same in return.

If you have any questions, ask them in our Q&A thread: http://8ch.net/mod.php?/hope/res/97.html

Also read our mission statement: http://8ch.net/hope/mission.html

We look forward to sharing educational resources with you! Have a nice day, anons.

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Standup/Improv Comedy

I'm usually a funny guy when talking to friends, but I've been wanting to learn to transfer that to a set I can do independently of other people on stage, written jokes in all. Alternatively, learning to just be funnier with other people on stage is something I'd love to do, too.

Any of you guys have any PDFs on the subject?

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Psychology

Hey anons. I'm looking for some good Psychology shit

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Smoke Weed Everyday

420GET

Learn about cannabis.

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Red Asterisk

educate me on why I find furries to be hot

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African History

These files were too big to upload, but here is a series of interesting books on the history of Africa.

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0004/000422/042225eo.pdf Vol 1

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001842/184265eo.pdf Vol 2

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001842/184282eo.pdf Vol 3

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001842/184287eo.pdf Vol 4

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0012/001215/121577eo.pdf Vol 5

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001842/184295eo.pdf Vol 6

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001842/184296eo.pdf Vol 7

http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001842/184297eo.pdf Vol 8

The history of the continent of Africa before the colonial period is very interesting, and because of the scarcity of written sources in large parts of the continent, a relatively unknown continent compared to Europe or Asia.

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/k/'s books

/k/ here, dumping our database!
https://murdercube.com/files/
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/fit/ stuff

Some good sites for learning about fitness and health that seem to be reliable to me:

http://stronglifts.com

http://scoobysworkshop.com

http://simplesciencefitness.com

http://liamrosen.com/fitness.html

http://www.nerdfitness.com

Anyone know any more? Got any good books on the subject?

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Oratory

Speak very well is important today. Any book on the subject of rhetoric ?

here is a very famous book of Cicero about that.

https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/On_oratory/Preface

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Althusser on Materialist Dialectics

For any comr8s looking for a better understanding of what dialectical materialism is and why it matters for Marxism.

https://www.marxists.org/reference/archive/althusser/1962/overdetermination.htm

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Intro to Oilfield

Tenaris(a HUGE oilfield tubular supplier) is giving courses on edX on the following

Intro to OCTG - Oil country tubular goods, basically pipes for drilling and oil production. Very basic but it's the backbone and iconic to the oilfield.

Intro to running pipe down wells - How the above is used.

Introduction to Steel - From the sounds of it, it's probably concentrating on OCTG metallurgy.

I highly recommend you check it out if you're interested about oil. As of now, week 1 is done for OCTG but the other two will start in a few weeks.

https://www.edx.org/school/tenarisuniversity

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Khan Academy

As I'm sure most of you are already aware, if you're looking for a more in-depth course, the Khan Academy offers free education in many subjects, at many levels.

https://www.khanacademy.org/

Check it out if you haven't already, and are willing to invest time into a more structured learning program.
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Where do you search for them?

Looking for ebook sharing sites, e.g. https://onlybooks.org/

Please share your pdf hunting links!

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Course sites

Is there tier list for all those sites like Coursera, OCW and so on? There are lot of them, which are the best? Also, Udacity seems pretty shitty.

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PDF / Infographic collections

Hey /freedu/ I've been asked to repost some content here that I've submitted in a thread for an anarchist urban commune project in Detroit.

Some background, I didn't produce the collection myself. I acquired it in a 50gig plus torrent that was produced by an Anon that had been hoarding PDFs and infographics for years.

I'll submit links to collections via dropbox, but if anybody can share and rehost ITT that would help were I to clear my dropbox in future.

This collection consists of Cooking / How To / Energy & Fuel / Skills & Trades PDFs. Useful basic literature to get started in urban commune projects. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/pq6b5bc59cm9z0q/AACpnzejq98C8V-64-w9Hhdga?dl=0

Also an additional website dedicated to aquaponic DIY & Theory as requested in the thread - http://www.japan-aquaponics.com/diy-aquaponics.html

And also a collection on survival manuals, because why not? - https://www.dropbox.com/sh/1xtr9bjqg80umy9/AABUpK4S9Dwzcyfln0Ayz3jUa?dl=0

I'll make some further posts with other useful collections from the original torrent, since I'm unable to locate the original thread (or board) where I had sourced it. They may not all be on topic, but I'll give a quick overview and you can disseminate in to other threads if necessary.

Happy reading.

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Historical Cartography

Kind of obscure maybe but I think it's really interesting - here is some information on the history of map-making. Maps are a really interesting way to look at history because it shows you how people at that time and place saw the world and their place in it.
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Anatomy of Revisionism

A classic for anyone seeking to understand what happened to the Soviet Union from a Marxist perspective. Especially recommended for MLs and anyone who maybe lukewarm on the question of Kruschev/Deng (Porky's favorite communists :D)

The author combines a deep knowledge of Marxism with many different and hard to find sources from the Cold War era. Probably a decent work for sharpening the economics skills of comrades frustrated by Capital.

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Sex in the DDR

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fl_r7rIcds8

Documentary on the sex lives of East Germany.

East Germans had sex more frequently with more orgasms then their West German neighbors.

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Law (Request)

Hi /freedu/ could you post books regarding law. I was thinking about the basics. Lets say what would get u through the first 2 yeaars of law school.

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Recommendations of Leftist Literature

Hey /freedu/ first time poster here. A newfag to this board, if you will.

I was wondering what leftist literature is absolutely necessary to read, or what literature you've read about far-leaning leftist ideology/philosophy that you enjoyed and recommend to me.

Basically, what Socialist/Anarchist books should I absolutely read?

This part isn't necessary but I'm also looking for some far-leaning right-winged literature, too. I want to hear both sides of the political spectrum. Maybe some good books on fascism, or Nationalism. Not necessary.

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LibriVox

Was told to post it here by the nice people of /leftypol/ , cheers!

Good day comrades

I just wanted to point your attention to this lovely site over here https://librivox.org , that has free, public to use audiobooks available, including lots of political theory.

Here is what they have on Marx

https://librivox.org/author/2426?primary_key=2426&search_category=author&search_page=1&search_form=get_results

I thought it might help the people on here who always complain about having the attention span of a dead ferret.

If you are good with reading books and have a microphone that doesnt sound like its stuck in your ass, please contribute to the public domain by reading a book and recording it.

Thank you!

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meta

There's nothing wrong with being allies with /leftypol/, I'm a leftist myself, but should this board really have politicized banners like this? It's supposed to be for learning, not spreading propaganda, even if I don't disagree with the ideology itself. Good board otherwise.

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Pirating your own IP

Hey guys, saw you all being promoted in /leftypol/, glad to see you exist!

I was wondering if any of you had any advice on how to disseminate my own scientific studies (grad student in physical sciences, but arXiv isn't really used by my field) to the public in a way that it can actually be used.

I'm so used to having access to the paywalled garden that I'm not familiar with how to throw my fruits over the wall.

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Post anything related to Design ITT

The Non-Designer's Design Book

This is very good for getting the basic principles of making things actually look good and not like shit. It's good for anything having to do with layout and colors (pamphlets, websites, etc, etc).

http://libgen.in/book/index.php?md5=65A85241CAAD8A2DD41B5B9F3B6CFD19 (it's to big to upload here)

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Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Rousseau was a prominent political philosopher and educationalist of the 1700s.
I'm going to post some of his work here.

To give you a feel for his angle on things:

"The first man who, having fenced in a piece of land, said "This is mine," and found people naïve enough to believe him, that man was the true founder of civil society. From how many crimes, wars, and murders, from how many horrors and misfortunes might not any one have saved mankind, by pulling up the stakes, or filling up the ditch, and crying to his fellows: Beware of listening to this impostor; you are undone if you once forget that the fruits of the earth belong to us all, and the earth itself to nobody."
(JJ Rousseau, "The Discourse on Inequality", 1754)
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Languages

If you guys have any sources or files on languages in general (beginner levels preferred), it would be highly informative for everyone i think. Thanks in advance.

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Ideas for edu sites and initiatives

First I'd like to say that the idea of this board is awesome, bookmarked. I know the intent of this board is to share material, but I think it makes sense to post what I want to discuss here.

Ever since I first had personal contact witht he Internet I got my mind thinking nervously on the possibilities of learning and sharing knowlege through it. [b]Do you have ideas for edu, specially freedu, sites or softwares?[/b]

When Steam came around I begun to think on something like this: Steam can give you "free" stuff if you do this or that, like participating in a vacation championship, etc. They can do this because as a business that relies on having people making accounts there, the relationship they have with their clients is more than straight, impersonal sales, like games used to be sold before steam.

So I thought on something like this: imagine that Gabe sets up paralel to steam an exam system, he could also create a learning system but I find this unnecessary since people could just use anything on the Internet like Khan Academy or Wikipedia. The idea basically is: you get good grades in our exams, you get credits to spend in our stuff. I don't know whether this would be better for people in school age or adults (testing stuff non-related to their area of knowledge). Of course, it would be better that whatever being evaluated must be related to what the person could spend credits on. So for a video game business, like Steam, some areas could be worked like everything related to computers, logics, some parts of Internet, storymaking, design, etc.

Do you think this idea could be developed further? What I always wanted to do is not to make a business then create an edu system paralel to it as if it was just charity, what I want to get at is a system where people will activelly dedicate themselves to go through the exams. Steam simply gave me the idea of doing it in an effort/reward based mechanism.

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Grammar.

Fucking, grammar.
I'm absolute shit at it. Post grammar stuff.
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/histories/

Hello everyone, I created an history and social sciences board with a more academic perspective. I invite you to check it out and share some of your point of views of the world, well structure arguments about your ideas and materials to enrich our understanding of reality.

>>>/histories/

Hopefully you can visit it and if you do, please enjoy it. Luckily our boards will grow and have lots of materials and opinions to share between each other.

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Info Ever Guy Nedds To At Least Be Familiar With

Requesting the following information:

What you should at least know about using a gun in a pinch with no training.

The best place to strike a person in order to have the highest chance in getting away.

3 foods that will take care of all of your basic nutrional needs.

How to handle being arrested

Things NOT to do while in jail to draw attention to yourself

Basically, how not to be a beta manlet when the time calls for it.

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POL EDU

Politically incorrect education thread.

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Your goals

What skills you want to learn or improve? What is your motivation for learning? Better skillset for your carer? Personal development? Wanting to master a certain skill?
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Anon's Book Collection

https://github.com/bibanon/bibanon/wiki/Books
should post this time
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Photography stuff

Do you have some free material about Photography? any kind of material is welcome!
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New Board


Fellow anons i made a new board 8ch.net/freetard/ to make provide everybody with anything for free, it doesnt have to be originally for free.

It is new so if any suggestions those would be welcome, and if you have anything to contribute your welcome

So add movies, schoolbooks, software, tips and tricks on how to get free stuff, couponcodes, and if you would like to share your free money making schemes/skillz feel free

I think you would help this starting board a lot and also would bring more attention to both boards
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Board Circle

Would /freedu/ like to join a board circle with /skill/ ?
What is a board circle?
Back on the oldish days of the internet, small website/forum owners would advertise each other in order to gain more traffic, and this can be done in 8chan.
What is /skill/ ?
/skill/ is a board where people teach and learn, much like this one, but our board has a unique format of doing this. Instead of doing things by subject, we are more like the /r/ of learning. It is hard to explain on my end, but I suggest you check it out.
>picture very unrelated
PS: If you need to contact me privately message my email
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/edu/ wiki

Would you mind if I added the stuff we gather here to the >>>/edu/ wiki?
http://8chan-edu.wikia.com/wiki/8chan_/edu/_Wiki
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Motivation Board and irc

Hey /Freedu/
We are making a board to motivate each other to learn and to improve ourselves through whatever education we want to pursue. The basic idea is we report our progress in our specific area, no matter what you decide to delve into, and others come to comment, motivate and offer advice on impovement. We also meet on quakenet webchat irc #ChanTheFuture where ideas can be discussed and where we can organize
also check out our new board /ctf/ if you want and leave a thread with your progress!
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Recommended reading and art

Dear /freedu/cators,

I call upon us to create a /leftypol/ recommended reading list. I believe that this would be the right place to create such a list.

This issue was prompted in the FAQ section of /leftypol/ but, to my knowledge at least, was never addressed. The old /pol/ has addressed this issues with much success.

The list itself must contain texts that are relevant to the left. (By relevant I mean that it somehow touches upon leftist issues, not necessarily being leftist or anti-leftist.) The literature should address the whole spectrum of the left from social-democratic to anarcho-communist. According to genre the list has to be diverse as well. It should have philosophical, ideological and sociological texts. However it should also contain fiction (novels, poems, etc.) and other non-fiction (biographies, historical accounts, etc.) Likewise the list should contain works from all epochs and periods. Finally we must strive not fall to temptation to create a purely propagandist list.

The list should give the reader the opportunity to approach leftism from all of its sides and give him/her a chance to go explore further.

I have another proposal. We should also attempt to create a list or a wiki of leftist art and artists. Every ideology has its art. It plays a crucial role in the implementation. This fact should be addressed if we are to create a comprehensive resource for leftist ideas.