Examples of Ancient Influences

CONFUCIUS. The Analects – Sayings of Confucius. Penguin Classics, 1998. 160pp. Link to free online copy.

DAS, Bhagavan. The Science of Social Organization, or, The Laws of Manu in the Light of Atma-Vidya. 3 volumes. Vol. I (Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Adyar, TPH, 1932. 1-394 pp.); Vol. II (Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Adyar, TPH, 1935. 395-681 pp.); Vol. III (Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Varanasi, Ananda Publishing House, 1948. 743-1225 pp.). Link to free online copy.

GAER, Joseph. The Wisdom of the Living Religions. New York, Dodd, Mead & Company, 1956. 338 pp.

GORMAN, Peter. Pythagoras: A Life. London, ‎ Routledge Kegan & Paul, 1978. 212 pp.

PATWARDHAN, M.V. Manusmirti: The Ideal Democratic Republic of Manu. Varanasi, Motilal Banarsidass, 1968. 223 pp.

PLATO. The Republic. The Gutemberg Project. Free online copy. Link to free online copy.

PLATO. The Laws. Penguin Classics, Reprint edition, 2005. 581pp.

WILHEIM, Richard. I Ching: The Book of Changes. New York, Pantheon Books, 1952. 395 pp. Link to free online copy.

Examples of Modern Influences

BACON, Francis. The Physical and Metaphysical Works of Lord Bacon. London, G. Bell & Sons, Ltd, 1911. 567 pp.

BACON, Francis. Novum Organum (or, True Directions for the Interpretation of Nature). 1620. In Essays Civil and Moral by Francis Bacon. London, Ward Lock & Co Limited, 1910. 493 pp. Link to free online copy.

BACON, Francis – Of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning, Divine and Humane. London, CASSELL & COMPANY, 1893. Link to free online copy.

CARLYLE, Thomas. The French Revolution: A History. New York, The Modern Library, 1934. 748 pp.

MORE, Thomas. See below some information about Thomas More:

Utopia – Project Gutemberg‘s free online copy. Thomas More’s best-known work, a true classic of world literature. Its principles are deeply related to Humanitarianism.
 The Story of Thomas More by John Farrow  New York, Sheed and Ward Sheed and Ward; 1st Edition, 1954. 242 pp. [Text in the Internet, in English] – Biography of Thomas More, a great Christian saint, author of Utopia, who refused to betray his conscience, even at the cost of his life. One of the great precursors of Humanitarianism.

WEBER, Max. The Protestan Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. Unwin Hyman, London & Boston, 1930; translated: Talcott Parsons, Anthony Giddens. Free online copy.

Examples of Contemporary Influences

BESANT, Annie. Brotherhood Applied to Social Conditions ( pp. 75-102), in The Changing World & Lectures to Theosophical Students – London, The Theosophical Publishing Society, 1910. 333 pp.

BESANT, Annie. The Ideals of Theosophy (Convention Lecturers, 1911). Adyar, The Theosophist Office, 1912. 130 pp. Link to free online copy.

BESANT, Annie. The Changing World and Lectures to Theosophical Students. London, The Theosophical Publishing Society, 1910. 333 pp. Link to free online copy.

BESANT, Annie (as Chairwoman of All Parties Conference” and of National Convention” (1925), with the participation of representatives of Home Rule Club” and of India Women’s Association”) Proposal of Costitution Law: The Commonwealth of India Bill (National Convention), 1925.

BESANT, Annie. Lectures on Political Science, Adyar, Society for the Promotion of National Education, 1920. 174 pp.

CONVERSE, Philip E. Public Opinion and Voting Behaviour. Em: GREENSTEIN, F. I. – Handbook of Political Science, vol. 4, Massachusetts, Reading, 1975. pp. 75-169.

CONVERSE, Philip E. The Nature of Belief Systems in Mass Publics. Em: APTER, D. E., org. Ideology and Discontent. New York, The Free Press of Glencoe, 1964. pp. 206-261. Link to free online copy.

CONVERSE, Philip E. e PIERCE, Roy. Political Representation in France. Harvard University Press, 1986. 1040 pp.

CONVERSE, Philip E. et alThe American Voter. New York, Wiley, 1960. 576 pp.

DUVERGER, Maurice. Modern Democracies: Economic Power Versus Political Power. Hindsale, UK, Dryden Press, 1974. 198 pp.

DUVERGER, Maurice. The Political Parties. Hoboken (NJ), USA, 1959. 350 pp.

GUERREIRO RAMOS, Alberto. The New Science of Organizations: A Reconceptualization of the Wealth of Nations. (A New Science of the Organizations). Toronto, University of Toronto Press, 1981. 210 pp.

JINARAJADASA, C. My Brother’s Keeper. Adyar, lecture published by the Theosophical  Society. Adyar, 1950. 4 pp. Free online copy on this site.

JINARAJADASA, C. “Theosophy in the State”, in Practical Theosphy. Adyar, TPH, 1952. 73 pp. (pp. 61-73)

MACPHERSON, C.B. The Life and Times of Liberal Democracy. Rio de Janeiro, Zahar, 1978. 118 pp.

MEHTA,  Rohit. The New World of Socialism (A Constructive Philosophical Survey). Adyar, TPH, 1952, 2ª edição. 215 pp.

MOSCA, G. e BOUTHOUL, G. Histoire des doctrines politiques depuis 1914. Paris, Payot, 1955. 425 pp.

SCHUMACHER, Ernest F. A Guide for the Perplexed. London, Jonathan Cape, 1978. 166 pp.

SCHUMACHER, Ernest F. Small Is Beautiful. London, Abacus, 1973. 255 pp.

SISSON FILHO, Arnaldo. A Roda e a Cruz: Uma introdução ao Cristianismo Budista (The Wheel and the Cross: An Introduction to Buddhist Christianity). Chapter 6.2 already translated to english: Religion and Sociopolitical Organization, pp. 217-239. Brasília, Editora Roda e Cruz, 2012. 369 pp.

SISSON FILHO, Arnaldo. A Consciência Política na Massa e as Eleições de 1982 em Porto Alegre (The Political Consciousness in Mass Publics and the 1982 Elections in Porto Alegre). Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, 1984. 159 pp. – M.A. Diss. Political Science.

SRI RAM, N. On the Watch Tower. Adyar, TPH, 1966. 585 pp.