Applied Philosophy

Tao Te Ching: Lao Tzu's Timeless Classic for Today
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Series: Text Book, Book 1 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 2 · Applied Psychology, Book 2 · Applied Philosophy, Book 1 · Leadership, Book 2 · Creativity, Book 2. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Healthy aging
The Tao Te Ching was written 2,500 years ago. Its longevity is due to the power and simplicity of its message. This edition presents this timeless message in plain English for all to understand. This book exercises a powerfully transformative effect on those who contemplate it. Let it do so for you.
Zen Koans: In Today's Language
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 3 · Applied Philosophy, Book 2 · Leadership, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,150. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2010 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
Koans are a useful sign-post on the path to enlightenment. They reveal abstract Truth that cannot be expressed logically through presenting the reader with a paradox that can only be solved by shifting one's perspective.
Cultivating Intuition
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 6 · Applied Psychology, Book 5 · Applied Philosophy, Book 3 · Leadership, Book 4 · Travel, Book 2 · Creativity, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,350. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2010 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Meditation
Intuition can be cultivated by building an awareness of how your microcosmic inner self is a small but perfectly formed representation of the macrocosm outside. This is how you are connected to all things; in a sense you are all things. The felt awareness of this ultimate Truth is Enlightenment. You don't just think it, you feel that it is true, know it at a deep level.
Leadership & the Tao A new look at the timeless question “What is Leadership?”
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 8 · For Writers, Book 1 · Applied Psychology, Book 6 · Applied Philosophy, Book 4 · Leadership, Book 5 · Creativity, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,300. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2010 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
For thousands of years people have tried to understand the elusive quality of Leadership. Still no consensus. What it means to be a leader differs according to the circumstances. This book examines the timeless, underlying qualities that must be present in a person if they are to be perceived as a leader by those around them.
The Artful Traveller: The Flâneur's Guidebook
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Series: Text Book, Book 4 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 13 · Applied Psychology, Book 8 · Applied Philosophy, Book 5 · Travel, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 32,940. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The Artful Traveller is a person who seeks an authentic experience of a city by strolling about it in an unstructured way, responding intuitively to what they encounter. The Artful Traveller remains detached, non-judgmental; appreciating the nuanced perceptions that come their way. Use this book to give your travel a whole new dimension.
The Enchiridion of Epictetus
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Series: Text Book, Book 7 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 15 · Applied Psychology, Book 11 · Applied Philosophy, Book 6 · Leadership, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,350. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The Enchiridion of Epictetus is a classic Stoic text, now written in modern English. Long considered an excellent manual of practical philosophy, you can apply it beneficially to your everyday life. The timeless message of the Enchiridion is as practical today as it was in ancient Greece. Perhaps this is where the it gets its enduring power and long-life. It really does work, start using it today.
The Ethical Technologist
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Series: Text Book, Book 8 · Applied Philosophy, Book 7. Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The Ethical Technologist is an exploration of what it is to be a change agent during this most dynamic period of human history. Ethical conduct in technology development comes down to a simple, two-part proposition; people must be told what the consequences of using a technology will be and give their informed consent, and secondly, that they must not be harmed by using it.
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius: A Primer
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Series: Text Book, Book 9 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 16 · Applied Psychology, Book 12 · Applied Philosophy, Book 8 · Leadership, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius is a perennial, belonging to a very special category of book that has but a few members out of the millions of books ever published; longevity. It has a simple, powerful message that is as fresh and useful today as it was nearly two thousand years ago. The greater the Truth, the more simply it can be put. Put it to work in your own life and live better.
Charismatic Leadership: A How to Guide
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 17 · Applied Philosophy, Book 9 · Leadership, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
Charisma is a subtle light that shines from within a person who is living their life to its fullest potential. It is perceived as the result of certain outward behaviors, yet true charisma comes from deep within a person approaching self-realization. This heightened awareness has been called enlightenment, Satori, awakening. In this book it is called self-actualization. Find out how you can do it.
Desolation Row: Bob Dylan’s epic poem revisited
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Series: Text Book, Book 10 · For Writers, Book 7 · Applied Philosophy, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics
In Desolation Row, Bob Dylan takes a collection of classic themes and weaves a rich fabric that expresses the reality of 1960’s America. Dylan is not only a deep thinker, but also a broad thinker who articulates and condenses his ideas into elegant verse. He has been described as one of the most significant poets of the Twentieth Century, this epic poem is arguably his finest work.
Genius: Habits of Highly Creative People
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Series: For Writers, Book 8 · Applied Psychology, Book 14 · Applied Philosophy, Book 11 · Leadership, Book 11 · Creativity, Book 9. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,570. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Creative ability
Highly creative people are among the highest paid in the world today. Prestigious organisations compete to get the most creative people on-board. It is a skill you can take to the bank. This book shows you how to cultivate a highly creative mind-set, plus the leadership qualities that will ensure you are taken seriously. Make this the year you take your life to a higher level.
Secrets of a Long & Happy Life
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Series: Applied Psychology, Book 15 · Applied Philosophy, Book 12 · Leadership, Book 12. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 54,800. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
There is an art and a science to long life and happiness. At the physical level, longevity is about keeping your body flexible and in good working order. Mentally it is keeping your mind clear and sharp, thinking creatively. Spiritually, it is being at peace with your world. Each of these is discussed in detail in this comprehensive how to guide. This might be the most useful book you ever read.
Doing a PhD: The Hero’s Journey
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Series: Text Book, Book 11 · For Writers, Book 9 · Applied Philosophy, Book 13 · Leadership, Book 13 · Creativity, Book 10. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,430. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2013 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Research
Do you want to do a PhD? Not sure if you have what it takes? David Tuffley paints a picture of the successful PhD student; how they think, how they act, how they get the job done. Use it to put yourself in this picture. Maybe you want to do academic research, or maybe become a highly paid knowledge worker whose analytical skills and discipline put you at the top of your league.
Every Moment Is The Best Moment: The Essence of Enlightenment
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Series: On the Spiritual Path, Book 21 · Buddhism, Book 11 · Applied Psychology, Book 20 · Applied Philosophy, Book 14 · Leadership, Book 15 · Travel, Book 9 · Creativity, Book 11. Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
Every Moment is the Best Moment is for anyone seeking a richer, deeper experience of life. The modern world is pre-occupied with material wealth. A good standard of living is great, but when wealth and status becomes an end in themselves, we have lost sight of what is most important in life. This eBook can help you cultivate a higher awareness while continuing to live in the world.
The Lifestyles of Long-Lived People
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Series: Applied Psychology, Book 23 · Applied Philosophy, Book 15. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Aging well
It is good news that there are some simple rules that we inherited from our evolutionary past that have been proven to be true for everyone, everywhere; a few rules that you can apply to your life, wherever you live. The guidelines in this eBook are the distilled essence of the long-lived lifestyle, condensed from a multitude of sources across cultures and over many years.
Becoming More Intelligent
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Series: Applied Psychology, Book 24 · Applied Philosophy, Book 16 · Leadership, Book 17 · Creativity, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,370. Language: English. Published: April 7, 2014 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity
All of us operate below our maximum potential. Moving towards a self-actualized state is not only possible but your birth right. There is no more worthwhile thing in life than to move towards the fulfilment of your potential. This eBook is a primer to get you started. There is no one right way; each of us will have our own way. Why not make a start today? Nothing to lose, everything to gain.