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Philosophy of Time: Thoughts and Deliberations
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Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Relativity
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Since H.G.Well’s Time Machine, humans have greatly marveled at the prospects of time-travel. Einstein’s Theory of Relativity has now experimentally established that time is a physical dimension to which space is intrinsically connected. In this volume, the goal is not to provide a systematic definition and overview of time, but to only consider the various issues connected with it.
Flotsam - A Boomer’s Vignettes
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Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Flotsam contains scenes and pictures from this baby boomer's life. My experiences are no better than anyone else's: no worse. My experiences and lessons learned directly influence my novels, for as Ayn Rand says, "When you sit down to write, you do not need to calculate everything in a slow, conscious way. Your inspiration comes to the exact extent of the knowledge you have stored."
Hamlet Orders a Rewrite! Popular Lecture Series Volume 3
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Popular Powerpoint Lecture by Dr. Mark Collins provides essential background for his rewrite of one of the most beloved literary works of all time.
The World Is Never Enough: A Journey to the Heart of 21st Century Human
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Price: Free! Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A look beneath the skin of the modern-day individual: an attempt to understand their struggles and their meaning.
Value Your Month to Value Your Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Value Your Month to Value Your Life presents a self-coaching process aimed at value alignment: We call it value-mapping in the Managing with Aloha sensibility for worthwhile work. Value mapping strengthens you. You can practice it immediately to improve the daily quality of your life, boosting your confidence by building better values-based habits.
Reflections on the 2012 Apocalyptic View of the World
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Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A reflection on the doomsday prophecy of 21 December 2012.
Philosophy of the Dark Era
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Price: Free! Words: 13,490. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012 by WSIC EBooks Ltd.. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
I have learned and I am still looking for knowledge. I see the world in darkness; neighbors hate each other; people compete for positions at all cost. The world is so unruly; poverty, corruption, selfishness, falsehood and hypocrisy dominate. I see this period as a perfect time to publish my opinions about the world and explain things as I see them as a philosopher.
A Progressive Mind: Personal Reflections On Reality
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A progressive book of aphorisms and random thoughts of a homeless hippie, decorated US Marine Vietnam War veteran, 28 year union member and deeply political American. Personal views on the absolute uselessness of religion, war and greed as well as the necessity of equally sharing what the universe offers. I speak of my beliefs as an occasional atheist, occasional agnostic and eternal Progressive.
Extasis Vital
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,160. Language: Spanish. Published: October 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
La Palabra se ha vuelto creadora y ahora va del verso que todo lo dice con el fuego de la pasión al tema del Feminismo y el Optimismo para la vida, hasta llegar a los Ovnis. Son cuatro ensayos que al principio pensamos que podrían ser un libro cada uno y, de cierta manera, sí lo son.
Deliberative Democracy Basics
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Series: Understanding Deliberative Democracy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This concise, essay length guide is an easy-to-understand introduction to deliberative democracy theory. It covers the basic tenets as well as exploring a spectrum of ideas on the subject.
the Seven Maxims: a Hopeful Endeavour
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Price: Free! Words: 12,450. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A thought-provoking analysis of the argumentative nature of our beliefs as well as a suggestion on how to live less abrasively.
Contre l'idée de sanction
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: French. Published: December 9, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
" L'idée de sanction vient se fondre dans l'idée plus morale de 'coopération' ; celui qui fait le bien universel travaille à une œuvre si grande qu'il a idéalement droit au concours de tous les êtres, membres du même tout, depuis la première monère jusqu'à la cellule cérébrale de l'organisme le plus élevé."
The Art of Living - 21st Century Epicureanism
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The philosophy of Epicurus adapted to the modern age showing how one can live a happy life. Simple, direct, and readily understandable, Epicurus developed his philosophy for everyone.
No Missing Links And Other Essays
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
5 essays celebrating complexity and the connective principle: “Gandhi Remix” reformulates Gandhi’s Seven Social Sins “Small Change” puts the health care reform into perspective “Too Many Notes” is a short essay on concision “Constructive Universalism” compares this Uruguayan art theory to Ayn Rand’s "objectivism" “No Missing Links” unveils the illusion of separation
False Gods (The Deceivers) and Their Flock
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Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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The author gives her assessment of 3 new age cults - Abraham Hicks, Sherry Daniel and L. Ron Hubbard.
The Askers and The Offerers
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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This One Chapter Book takes a look at different perspectives on asking and offering. What may seem selfish to one seems perfectly normal to another, and what may be an attempt at being considerate may end up in an emotional overload. Understanding all types will help to create better communication without the need to change another person.
Understanding Freud: The Unconscious Mind
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
A concise guide to Freud's theory of the unconscious mind as outlined in his Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis. Topics covered include the role the unconscious plays in 'parapraxes', the dream-works, neurotic diseases and symptoms, and it's central part in psychoanalysis.
Rusty's Byron Guide 2011
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Rusty's Byron Guide is published annually, since 1984, by Rusty Miller, Californian born surfer, musician and photographer. It is a compilation of stories and images that reflect the spirit and feeling of the society, politics and culture of Byron Bay, where the overall atmosphere inclines people to find or remind themselves of our interrelationship with the environment and our own inner nature.
The Evolution Path
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Price: Free! Words: 13,040. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This book looks at the evolutionary process along with other ideas such as spirituality, the soul and altruism. Understanding evolution is the key to understanding life. The ideas here have emerged from decades of thought about evolution, including a doctoral thesis along the way, and offer a different way of looking at life.
Pensieri Alati
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: Italian. Published: November 10, 2011 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
“Pensieri Alati” è una silloge di pensieri, note, aforismi e riflessioni di carattere prevalentemente filosofico. Ricchissima di spunti di consistente valore prospettico e dottrinale, l’opera riflette argomenti che spaziano dal campo strettamente teoretico al campo pratico nel quadro di un respiro logico che si estende a considerazioni di valenza generale.