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The Futility of Work - Volume I: Motivators
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,240. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
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The defining characteristic of humanity has long been our work, but the question as to why we labor so has never fully been answered. Today, The Futility of Work takes a long-hard look at this question and more. Volume I delves into the inner psyche as to the universal forces that motivate us all into action.
Black By Popular Demand - Is the American Black Living on Borrowed Time?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,340. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
A black man's candid look into American mainstream black society. Have African-Americans made any progress at all in the last fifty years, or are we just spinning our wheels and headed towards total extinction? Blunt and honest looks are taken at what black people need to do to survive. If black people do not do something soon, we may disappear completely.
Jackson Barwis - Collected Works
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Price: Free! Words: 40,970. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The collected works of Jackson Barwis contain his three masterworks (1) Three Dialogues on Liberty, (2) Dialogues on Innate Principles, and (3) A Fourth Dialogue on Liberty.
Walden Too: Building and Living in Your Little House in the Woods
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The book is about the philosopher Henry David Thoreau's life and work while living in the house he built at Walden Pond, and how the reader can enjoy building and living in his own little house in the woods.
The Magic Of Glinda
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 36,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The Wizard of Oz is our story and we deserve to know what it’s about. We deserve to see our own situations magically turn for the better when all seems lost, to get in touch with our intuition, to hear our calling, and to avoid stupidity while still loving those around us. The movie is about the underlying mechanics to all that. Transformation as "myth" is an ancient topic now worth revisiting.
Camminare
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: Italian. Published: April 27, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Più d’ogni altro libro di Thoreau, un'interrogazione sulle nostre abitudini di svago e di relax, e su qual è il rapporto che intraprendiamo con il paesaggio, il nostro corpo e il pianeta. Una critica alla società materialistica, un’anticipazione del moderno ambientalismo.
Fundamental Alexis de Tocqueville: A Practical Guide to Democracy in America
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This book is one of a series that have been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy." It is intended to serve as a primer for students of political philosophy and especially Tocqueville’s masterpiece, "Democracy in America".
On Individualism and Conformity: Borat, Wall Street and the Problem with Cults
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by White Sun Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This essay embarks on a discussion of the current conceptions of individualism and identity in the United States, and how this gets warped in such a way as to actually reinforce conformity and compliance. Part of The Brain Trust series, by Jules Okapi, a series of philosophical and political essays.
Chaos Theory
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A collection of articles on contriversial subjects. Inspired by the concept of the chaos theory, they are meant to invoke discussion and thought on the subjects to help people figure out what they believe when it comes to each subject.
Growing Up In America
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,970. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Growing up in America is a blended concept of issues from America's past. It is a philosophical interpretation of mistakes and successes that we have made throughout the years. Examples are life examples of people that we have given the lable hero. They represent situations in their lives that have molded the landscape of our society. In essence it is largely who we are today as a society.
My Philosophy In 100 Thoughts
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This book is an attempt to share the philosophical views of Timothy Conerson, co-founder of the Mighty Pen Center for Literacy & Research.
A Book of Business Philosophy
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,680. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
You’re setting up a business. You know the product or service. You’ll locate customers. You’ve given it all you have. Suddenly you discover that others painted too rosy a picture of the possibilities, and have cut corners. This book has 20 principles to ethically guide your business and motivate its success, when others in the same business are failing. It’s a short read and well worth your time.
Why: An Agnostic Perspective on the Meaning of Life
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Price: Free! Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A logical attempt to analysis of the meaning of life. It comes to the conclusion that even if we can never know the true meaning of life we still have to use logic to deduce what to do with our lives. The most logical thing we can do with our lives is to grow to our full potential as sentient beings.
The Life of Allism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,600. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
What if philosophy, religion, art, science, and history can merge in one collective system? Allism gives us the tools to live a creative life and achieve our divinity here on earth. "The Life of Allism," the first volume of the book, "The Perfect Idius," introduces a system that begins with the needs of Man, and ends with the universal All. Learn how to achieve your creative apotheosis.
বুদ্ধিবৃত্তিক আবর্জনা
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: Bengali. Published: July 29, 2011 by cmsMonkey. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Philosopher Bertrand Russel inquired about human follies and fallacies in his popular book 'Unpopular Essays'. One of the most interesting essay in that book was 'An Outline of Intellectual Rubbish' where he illustrated the thoughts of many great men that can be considered simply rubbish. This book is a translation of the essay in Bangla (Bengali).
Understanding Thomas Sowell
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,780. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
An examination of the underlying assumptions in Sowell's libertarian analysis of society with a view to pinpointing exactly where liberals are most likely to part company with him. Starting with Sowell’s view of the role of intellectuals in our society, Patterson digs down into the conceptions of knowledge and reason underlying Sowell’s ideas about social processes, justice, and morality.
Hints, Tips, Comments, Questions, Suggestions, How to’s, and Downright Commonsense
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This is a collection of one liners, memory joggers, comments, How To's, Commonsense phrases and Suggestions that I've collected over the years. Hopefully, they will capture your interest and reading enjoyment.
Virtue
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Who is the virtuous man, and how does his virtue affect himself and the world around him? Throughout history, men have believed themselves to be just, yet in actuality their virtues mask cruel depravity on a scale seen over and over across history through the form of despotic rules and indifferent populations. How has this come about? In "Virtue", Kato ponders these questions of virtue.
Our travels with it
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Price: Free! Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Stream of consciousness description of road trips my wife and I have taken around the North American continent with focus on Outside-the-Box thinking.
Understanding Aristotle: The Virtues
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This guide covers Book 2 of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics in which he discusses the virtues. It explains the difference between moral and intellectual virtues, what Aristotle means by 'happiness', what he considers vices, and his 'doctrine of the mean'.