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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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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'.
Understanding John Rawls: Justice as Fariness
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This guide explains Rawls's concept of 'justice as fairness'. It covers such topics as the two principles of justice, the principle of fairness, the original position and the veil of ignorance, and the difference principle, as well as examining some of the criticisms levelled at Rawls's arguments.
Event Horizon
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This is the limit of your perception in this moment. It is simultaneously vast and limited. Theoretically, this structure is your world as you absolutely know it at this moment. This is your event horizon – all events within this horizon are known and actionable; all event outside are unknown and unactionable.
Democracy and Postmodern Identity
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Series: The Connected World, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The Internet makes it difficult for people to tell exactly whom they are communicating with because online identity can often rely totally upon communicative interactions. Mark Poster argues that this uncertainty- the postmodern identity- can cause difficulties for some democratic public spheres. This guide examines Poster's arguments and then applies them to three democratic theories.
The Propaganda Model and the Internet: Smashing the Gateway
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Series: The Connected World, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Herman and Chomsky's 'The Propaganda Model' describes how they believed the print and broadcast mass media were manipulating information flow into the US public sphere. This ebook begins with a detailed description of the model. It then examines how computer mediated communication, like the Internet, circumvents the information filters and loosens the stranglehold of the mass media.
Random Thoughts
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Price: Free! Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
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The following are Random Thoughts from a not so random man. The ranting and ravings of a person who is passionate about his work. Some are soft, some are hard, ALL will make you think.