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Medieval Dreams
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
This pamphlet was created for the student of dreams and explains the history of how dreams began to be used and evaluated.
Philosophy of a Martyr
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Price: Free! Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A unique ethical system is defended here. Commonly, the moral sense is thought to arise from evolution, as a sense of duty to one’s clan. It is here argued that this sense is in fact a red herring, and that there is a true ethics less sought after which natural selection in fact selects against.
Pause: How to Turn Tough Choices into Strong Decisions
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Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Pause shows how you, your families, neighbors and others can come together to make strong decisions, especially when perspectives and values collide. We all look for the best resolution for those we love or lead. Pause, with its step by step practical guidance, helps us get there.
Levensbeëindiging in de verschillende levensbeschouwingen / l’Euthanasie dans les diverses religions et conceptions philosophiques
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 33,090. Language: Dutch. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Met dit boek laten we verschillende figuren uit de medische, ethische en religieuze wereld aan het woord over levensbeëindiging in de verschillende levensbeschouwingen. Avec ce livre, nous laisons différents figures des mondes médical, éthique et religieuse parler de l’euthanasie dans les diverses religions et conceptions philosophiques
More on the Maverick Way
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Series: Ed Ramsey's Philosophy, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,720. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary 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.
Why? Finding the truth
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 46,570. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Moving through our human lives begs for answers to the hard questions. What does life mean? Why am I here? Why is there pain? What is this inner angst? Is there a God? Why did God create me? How can I find what’s real? This book delves into our human core, digging into the deeper elements of our nature, tearing through pretense, personality and ego.
Summa Sophialogica, Volume 2
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Series: Summa Sophialogica, I-II. Price: Free! Words: 517,550. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
The Summa Sophialogica is a comprehensive humanist reworking of Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologica. The rhetorical and logical organization of this work is identical to the original, as is its scope--which incorporates an examination of all sentient morality and experience. However, the author has recast the questions posed and the answers given herein to suit a non-theistic audience. Part 2 of 4.
Effort: Modern Transcendental Value
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,780. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The book will examine the most important social issues of the modern time and how the brand-new Effort concept can bring a new vision to them: - Homosexuality - Same sex marriage - Women Rights - Animal Rights - Citizenship - Communism - Capitalism - Property Rights - Democracy - Appearance Right - Parenthood right - Voting right - Tibet, East Turkestan and China rise
Dominant Species: Thoughts on the Evolution of Ideas and the Minds in which They Live
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
This is a book on the Tao of evolution, a collection of short meditations on the most important aspect of evolution for us--cultural evolution, the natural selection of ideas. Religions, scientific theories, and concepts of all sorts live or die depending on how they affect the people who believe them. Darwinian insights help explain how ideas survive, spread, and influence minds and behavior.
Atheist in a Foxhole--One Man's Quest for Meaning
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,550. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Dick Langhinrichs, who was awarded two medals for valor during WWII, insisted, "There are Atheists in foxholes,because I'm one." At War's end, he headed to New York City for a stage career while writing a novel and pursuing his lifelong quest for meaning (as he questioned what he believed were superstitious Christian beliefs). Then a mid-life crisis changed the course of his journey.
Summa Sophialogica, Volume 1
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Series: Summa Sophialogica, I-I. Price: Free! Words: 520,140. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
The Summa Sophialogica is a comprehensive humanist reworking of Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologica. The rhetorical and logical organization of this work is identical to the original, as is its scope--which incorporates an examination of all sentient morality and experience. However, the author has recast the questions posed and the answers given herein to suit a non-theistic audience. Part 1 of 4.
Wisdom and Sayings
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The book "Wisdom and Sayings" it's a collection of wisdom, sayings, proverbs and aphorisms about life, love, freedom, truth, philosophy and about everything else in our society.
Del che è & che non è
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Series: Studi prosofici. Price: Free! Words: 107,470. Language: Italian. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Le culture si spendono per confinare l’inafferrabilità dell’evenienza, che è conseguenza dell’umana libertà. I modi del confinamento fanno appello a idee di razionalità e di socialità che vedono quell’afferrare come indispensabile e doveroso. Qui, come in 'Essere al mondo', si indaga invece l’originaria libertà dei rapporti tra mondo, mente e medio per conoscerla nell’immediatezza del suo darsi.
Brutality: Purity and Revenge
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Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Examines the fundamental causes of brutality, atrocities and extremism in the world in both a historical and contemporary context. Purports the theory that all causes of extremism stem from two main contributing factors - the desire for purity or the desire for revenge.
Some Reflections on Ethics
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Price: Free! Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
"The aim of a rational ethics should be to maximize freedom and avenues of happiness and to minimize avoidable suffering." In this highly thought provoking and stimulating book, the author, Dr. Ramendra, has briefly and critically discussed the ethical ideas of G. E. Moore, Bertrand Russell, Lokayat, Buddha, Epicurus and John Stuart Mill before expounding his own ideas in a logical manner.
Moral Demandingness and Supererogatory Beneficence
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Upon weighing various moral theories of beneficence, a spectrum of demandingness emerges from the highly permissive to the extremely taxing. Thus, as moral agents, it is incumbent upon us to determine which theory, if any, yield the correct conclusion about our obligation to aid fellow humans in times both of most egregious suffering or of most marginal inequality.
Lost Dreams
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Series: Observations on the Human Condition, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A short story based upon reflections on a common human tragedy.
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.
The Asylum - A Personal View of Organizational Lunacy
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,150. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The view of the world I call my own was born out of the American experience. Freedom is the prized attribute in the American experience, a declaration of independent thinking. Feel the experiences that have shaped my world and then think about your own experiences. This book is designed to make each reader think.
J Krishnamurti - Relationships
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,280. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
JIDDU KRISHNAMURTI (1895-1986) is regarded interna- tionally as one of the great educators and philosophers of our time. Born in South India, he was educated in England, and traveled the world, giving public talks, holding dia- logues, writing, and founding schools until the end of his life at the age of ninety. He claimed allegiance to no caste, nationality, or religion and was bound by none.