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Sun Tzu's Art of War For The 21st Century
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Price: Free! Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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The Art of War is primarily about (i) understanding of one’s situation; (ii) understanding of extremes; and (iii) taking the knowledge gained from the understanding of the extremes and applying it to your advantage. Stanley Bronstein updates this masterpiece originally written about warfare and applies it to today's modern society.
The Ethical Philosophy of Bertrand Russell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Based on full length book of the same title. A critical exposition of the ethical philosophy of Bertrand Russell. Traces the development of Russell's ethical ideas from cognitivism (similar to G. E. Moore) to non-cognitivism (similar to A.J.Ayer).Concludes with author, Dr. Ramendra's critical comments on Russell's ethical ideas.(This is the second revised and expanded version of the ebook.)
The Silver Lining - Moral Deliberations in Films
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Price: Free! Words: 17,520. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Moral deliberations and philosophical dimensions in eight modern films.
That's Funny: A Theory of Humor
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Ever wondered why we find something funny or why we laugh? You might be surprised by the reason. Have you ever wondered how people make up jokes? Would you like to be able to do so? A theory of humor is arrived at through the analysis of more than eighty fine jokes. Study has never been so much fun.
Escape into Reality
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Price: Free! Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is the third of five dialogues presenting a rational and controversial exploration of religious and living philosophies rendered as an uncomplicated contemporary discussion between two individuals. A must read for those seeking to make sense out of the confusing jumble of religious creeds.
Blood!
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Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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Explains the influence of blood on modern history, warfare, religion, secret societies, government and popular culture. Really weird
Ignorance is no Excuse
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Price: Free! Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is the last of five dialogues presenting a rational and controversial exploration of religious and living philosophies rendered as an uncomplicated contemporary discussion between two individuals. A must read for those seeking to make sense out of the confusing jumble of religious creeds.
Guidelines and Other Unsolicited Advice
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Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is the second of five dialogues presenting a rational and controversial exploration of religious and living philosophies rendered as an uncomplicated contemporary discussion between two individuals. A must read for those seeking to make sense out of the confusing jumble of religious creeds.
Jen Hancock's Handy Humanism Handbook
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This book is written to provide a quick overview of the philosophy of Humanism. Humanism is one of the most influential and yet most maligned philosophies of all time. Unfortunately, most people don’t know anything about it. I intend to change that with this book. Consider yourself introduced.
Grounded in a Material World
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is the fourth of five dialogues presenting a rational and controversial exploration of religious and living philosophies rendered as an uncomplicated contemporary discussion between two individuals. A must read for those seeking to make sense out of the confusing jumble of religious creeds.
Ad Infinitum
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Price: Free! Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Meditations on the startling and inevitable nature of infinity.
Spøkelser, reinsydyr og negative påstander
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Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: Norwegian (Nynorsk). Published: September 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Man kan ikke kan bevise en negativ påstand. Man kan ikke bevise at det ikke finnes spøkelser. Man kan ikke bevise at det ikke er en sjøorm i Seljordsvannet. Men hva med flyvende reinsdyr? Og hvor mange er det legitimt å drepe i forsøket?
I Fell in Love Today
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
You're out and about and you run into a captivating being. We've all had it happen. This is about total submission to the fantasy... but the cruelest part... is its ephemeral nature.
Некоторые мысли о развитии человека
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Price: Free! Words: 19,380. Language: Russian. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
В книге рассматриваются вопросы: смысл жизни человека – воспитание в себе осмысленности и самодостаточности, осознание бесконечности своих возможностей; роль соблазнов в процессе этого воспитания; состояния разума человека – раба, Слуги, Хозяина, Воина, Жреца; поведение людей в этих состояниях в организациях, семье и социуме.
Mentis Codex: A Guide for A Sentient Being
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Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A short book that states somethings that a thinking person might think about or want to think about. It can be taken in whole or part or not at all if you disagree with it. The book is meant just to start a discussion. It is only 11 pages of text in PDF format.
The Dynamics of Meaning
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Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Human existence is perhaps the most intriguing and perplexing idea to ponder. What is the meaning of existence? Somehow we arrived here. We know that we will one day depart. So what is it all about? What is life about? How are we to go about pursuing enlightenment out of such a dynamic and perplexing question? The Dynamics of Meaning sets out a rational path for seeking an understanding of life.
Simulations and Reality in WYSIWYG Universes
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
We're living in a Simulated Universe? Are you sure? And if we're _not_...
LOREM IPSUM
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Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Biarkan perahu kehidupanmu menjadi ringan, ambil hanya yang perlukan, seseorang yang kau cintai dan mencintaimu, satu atau dua sahabat, rumah nyaman serta hiburan sederhana, seekor kucing, sandang dan pangan terpenuhi kemudian sediakan banyak air lebih dari cukup karena dahaga itu berbahaya.
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.
Wasted life!
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Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
'Wasted life!' is a philosophical article about the meaning of our life, the concept of 'success' and 'failure','gain' and 'lost', 'winners' and 'losers',finally about how we waste time and life.