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Who Says That's Art? A Commonsense View of the Visual Arts
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art
Today's artworld experts accept virtually anything as "art"—from an all-black painting to a facsimile of a supermarket carton or a dead animal preserved in a tank of formaldehyde. Many art lovers reject such work, arguing that it is not art. This book explains why they are right and the presumed experts are wrong.
An Enquiry Into Aesthetics
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,270. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
An investigation into the tools we have at our disposal as humans which we may use to approach an understanding of Nature.
Man Tzu's Art of Dating
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
This is a satirical modification of Sun Tzu's Art of War, telling you everything you need to know about relationships, from asking a woman out on your first date, to navigating arguments, and how to interact with your children.
Fifteen Women Philosophers you should have learned about in school (but probably didn’t)
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Decoded Science. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Why a book on women philosophers? Philosophy is genderless, but the under-representation of women in philosophy is an unfortunate truth. Join award-winning author, retired lecturer Janet Cameron, MA as she explores fifteen female philosophers you may never have heard of - women who changed the world, and the way we think today.
In Defense of a Drinking Life
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 790. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
The damage caused by abusing alcohol is unassailable and well-documented. The author posits a counter-balancing viewpoint, saluting the celebratory aspect of drinking, its role as a social lubricant, and how one can live, love and indeed thrive, while drinking it all in.
Essays From a Man in Flux: Agonizing Over What it All Means
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Essay » Author profile
A new collection (with a couple of oldies) of angst-driven existential wanderings. An ongoing project, not unlike life itself, in search of answers while knowing full well that most of them will remain out of reach. But as with being alive…..the goal is the journey. I will keep evolving until I die. Then, all bets are off.
Burke on the Sublime: A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful with an Introductory Discourse Concerning Taste: A New Edition
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,850. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013 by Gegensatz Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
This new edition provides an inexpensive, reliable, and textually rigorous digital version of this seminal text in the philosophy of art, Burke's essay on the sublime, which heretofore has been unavailable as an e-book. It includes corrections, expansions, accurate citations, a 6350-word historical/philosophical introduction, bibliographies, and English translations of foreign language quotations.
Ready Reference Treatise: Arcadia
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Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 105 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 171. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
“Arcadia” by Tom Stoppard is a famous play written in 1993. The play revolves around the relationship between past and present and between order and disorder and the certainty of knowledge.
Beauty and Pleasure and Moderately Energetic Walking in the Lower Southern Alps
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Price: Free! Words: 100,350. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Senses of beauty and especially pleasure drive us in all we do. Here are presented two different kinds, Alpine walking and some simple science. The last two chapters suggest what these emotions may be, how they arose and vary, and how they guide our good and bad decisions. There are 88 pictures, 514 references and 172 anecdotes. There is a web browser version: http://mewila.co.uk/html/mewila.htm
101 Ways to Make Yourself Think
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Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
(4.00 from 1 review)
Expand your mind, believe in yourself, think the impossible. "101 Ways to Make Yourself Think" is a compilation of phrases, quotes, and haikus to stimulate your mind. If you're an intellectual already, continue your education; if you aren't, why not become one?
Method: The Demystification of Mysticism
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Price: $33.30 USD. Words: 30,550. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Method is a book not for the faint hearted. It is not a quick formula for finding happiness or a self-help book. It treats of the nature of finding awareness and how difficult it becomes to do so; acting on principle is what leads one to inner peace, but this may take anywhere from 20 to 40 years. The book invites those who are interested in mysticism to dare be themselves to find it!
The Poetry of Keats: Language and Experience
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 60,730. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Keats is foremost among the English poets who gives utterance to the poets’ experience with language and with no understanding of this, much of his poetic output remains a mystery. This is the first study of Keats to do real justice to him as both poet and philosopher.
Book of an Owl
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You set the price! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013 by Unicorn & Pegasus Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Book of an Owl places certain undefined and imperfect spirituality and philosophy which we come through our daily life. there is love, wisdom, loss, solitude, loneliness, and possibly everything that make us human beings and prey of the time and space...
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,330. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
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Poesis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: Spanish. Published: June 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Aristóteles es el sumum de la filosofía griega, pues realiza una síntesis de todas las oposiciones, de ahí que se le conozca como el filósofo de la mediación o del término medio. Hace, pues, una diferencia entre poética y teckné. Él entiende por técnica una forma de hacer e incluso la equipara al arte.
It's Only Natural
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It’s Only Natural is a collection of poetry delving into the many emotions, facets, and perceptions that connects the human experience to the world of nature. This collection shines a light on the joys, and sorrows of that natural experience.
The Art of Creating Alpha Males
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Series: Humor and Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 33,250. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Dysfunctional relationships
"The Art of Creating Alpha Males": Males have certain instincts unique to their sex, as do females. So using the other sex’s instincts to advantage is possible, as many a Casanova or Mata Hari will confirm. 38,840 words