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In My Considered Opinion
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,680. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A collection of blog posts and essays written from 2008 to 2014 by author and publisher Theresa M. Moore. Topics include the controversies with Amazon and other self-publishing travails, the condition of the book publishing industry, bad politician tricks, and issues concerning Global Warming, air pollution, and the degradation of the natural world.
A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,670. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
One of Joseph Campbell's most popular, most quoted works, A Joseph Campbell Companion is a treasure trove of insight and inspiration, thought-provoking in its depth, poetic in its scope. Drawn from a month-long workshop at the world-famous Esalen Institute held in celebration of the scholar's eightieth birthday, the Companion captures Campbell at his best: wise, funny, intelligent, and inspiring.
An Introduction to the Later Wittgenstein for Students
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,760. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This book, which grows out of eight years of teaching the later Wittgenstein, focuses on his great work, Philosophical Investigations. After a brief resume of the background that led him to change his approach to philosophy dramatically, it addresses the two main subjects of the Investigations, language and the mind, and concludes with reflections on the scope and place of his work.
Looking For the Way: Two systems of a small planet and how the Universe works
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
Look around…have you ever wondered how all this works? What is the goal of life, its object or purpose and what is the best way to achieve that goal? Me, too, so I embarked on a journey to find the fundamental law of the Universe.
Bezna 5
Price: Free! Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Bezna 5 makes an ouroboric move of plunging into itself ('Bezna' in Romanian means consistent darkness + diffuse fear). Bezna 5 is darkly glowing dead thinking, cosmic pessimism, hairy autonomy, limbo sighs, horrendous pink volumes, underground nematodes, happy dismemberment, haunting prehumanism, bio-glow, sinister moods, eternal stillness, future plague, idiot nonknowing and news from Cioran.
Escape 'the Matrix': Breaking Free of Illusions for an Authentic Meaningful Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Jake Lyron examines the 'Matrix' of illusions the world has ended in through the domination of media, the digital world and super-consumerism. He shows how this apparent advancement has eroded happiness and wellbeing and offers as a solution a simpler way of life in accord with nature and traditional values. Illuminating for the problem, inspiring for the solution.
The Little Fount
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,370. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Little Fount looks at the modern world through the eyes of a man who has learned how to see past the petty insecurities of society's expectations. Written as a long-form essay, it is a modern take on philosophy and religion.
A Privileged Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,260. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
Acceptance of age is neither collapse nor surrender to decay. Collapse comes when a structure is weakly constructed with insufficient internal support to maintain the integrity of the whole. By resisting or denying the passage of our seasons, we trade opportunity to evolve for the brittle illusion of stability.
Las mariposas vuelan libres: Un acercamiento innovador y radical a la evolución espiritual
Series: Butterflies. Price: Free! Words: 121,490. Language: Spanish. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Cuando Nicolás Copérnico descubrió que la Tierra no era el centro del Universo, todo cambió. Cuando Frederick Miescher descubrió el ADN, todo cambió otra vez. Cuando los físicos cuánticos han descubierto que nuestro universo físico no es real, que es un holograma, todo…¡espera!, nada ha cambiado. Ahora “Las mariposas vuelan libres” ofrece un acceso nuevo y radical a la evolución espiritual.
The Philosophy of Desert Metaphors in Ibrahim al-Koni: The Bleeding of the Stone
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
In The Philosophy of Desert Metaphors in Ibrahim al-Koni - The Bleeding of the Stone, Meinrad Calleja takes a close look at one of al-Koni’s works – The bleeding of the stone – and attempts to prise out philosophical reflections concealed in the text. In it the desert provides a landscape rich in allusions while metaphors allow readers to engage in creative interpretation.
A Head In The Cloud: Tutorials, Mini-Tutorials, Micro-Tutorials, and Appreciations From the Blog of Robert Paul Wolff
Series: The Collected Papers of Robert Paul Wolff, Book 4. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 138,320. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
From Robert Paul Wolff's popular blog, the Philosopher's Stone, comes a series of "Tutorials", "Mini-Tutorials", "Micro-Tutorials" and "Appreciations" on topics such as Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, Kiekegaard, Max Weber, Ideological Critique, Afro-American Studies, and more.
Universal Philosophy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,230. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
An easily comprehensible and practical explanation of «universal philosophy» – the essence behind all philosophical and spiritual teachings with emphasis on how to employ these concepts in our daily lives. This book gives us answers to the most important questions. Who are we? Why are we hear? What is the purpose of our lives? How can we manifest our purpose? Prerequisites to a meaningful life.
More on the Maverick Way
Series: Ed Ramsey's Philosophy, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,720. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
We have the opportunity for this to be the best of times. For this to come about, we must embrace and enact God's plan for us, which is the Maverick Way. Should we refuse to cooperate, this may be the worst of times. This book is a grader, smoothing the route to New Jerusalem. Get in your car and travel the route.
The Dawn of a New Age of Reason: Breaking Religion's Chains in the Twenty-first Century
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,490. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
If you have ever had doubts about your religion and felt guilty about it, fear not. You are one of a growing multitude who has struggled with the conflict between what they were taught in their youth and what their knowledge and their common sense tells them. If you fear that being a “Doubting Thomas” makes you unworthy or inferior, you really need to read this book.
The Maverick Way
Series: Ed Ramsey's Philosophy, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,770. Language: American English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
This is Ed Ramsey's third book of blue collar philosophy. In this book, he expands upon familiar themes like self-actualizing as a God-engendered command to be all that one can be. Ed urges that there are moderate, rational, practical, successful solutions to most any human problem imaginable. Mavellonialism is the tree of life sprouting from 3 springs: love, spirituality and worldliness.
Our Human Labyrinth
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,390. Language: British English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
Our Human Labyrinth is the story of survival versus social communication; lost within a self-contained maze, commonly known as civilization. A journey through history - as much as a journey within ourselves: the book explores concepts of how and why structures of accepted illusion are created by the few, and the distorted effect it has upon reality, for the many…
Long Road
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,000. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013 by Broken Walls Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Long Road: a collection of blogs, other writings that address the human condition in social and individual terms over the angst and turmoil of the mid 1900's to present day.
Return to the Real
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 65,220. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Essay » Political
The book presented in front of you is an intellectual inquiry into how the society of today should develop and finally be sent on a way of progress for the whole of humanity. It is a radical thought presented both philosophically and in a plain language. It is a must read for any that wish for a better world for all, an inqury into the obstacles that are present now and will be for the time being.
Where in the World is God?
Price: Free! Words: 143,080. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Neuropsychology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Where in the World is God? traces the course of an informal study of humanity’s choices today, linking them with energy-driven needs of the universe. The author examines her premises, provides extensive data collected mostly from mainstream media, and draws conclusions that link the course of humanity’s life with the long-term, evolutionary needs of the universe.
The Stimulusworks Warehouse
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 102,640. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
In this warehouse, the essential elements of life are displayed; hope waits to be examined, ingenuity anticipates a touch. Inside, the paradox shades the precept and the amusing tints the profound. Stretching one’s legs in this building, will also strengthen the mind and expand the spirit by providing an impetus that works, the inspiration to work, and a stimulus for a life’s work