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Cyrenaics Handbook: Handbook of Source Material for Cyrenaic Philosophy by Frank Redmond
You set the price! Words: 30,490. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This handbook contains the lives, writings, and doctrines of the Cyrenaic school by compiling the primary sources of the material. This handbook is not a summary or analysis of the Cyrenaic school. This handbook provides all of the (open and available) references to the Cyrenaic school within the ancient texts.
The Last Day of Captain Lincoln by EXO Books
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 30,510. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Lincoln, an old, onetime Captain of the USNAS Hope Eternal, always knew this day would come. Just as birthdays are carefully planned, so are deaths.
Wise Mind by Jansenius T. Lange, Jr
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Wise Mind is a book of guidance, reminders of wisdom that we all can access to navigate life’s situations with grace and inner strength. These resources are inner ‘spiritual wisdom energies’ that all ages can connect with, practice, and apply to life’s circumstances to provide inspiration by which our minds --and lives-- can be healed as well as “renewed and reinvented” again and again.
Applied Ethics: The Philosophy of Right and Wrong by Isabel Gois & Christopher Woodard
Price: Free! Words: 42,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 22, 2015 by University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Applied Ethics: The Philosophy of Right and Wrong is a learning resource from the University of Nottingham that explores what makes our actions and beliefs right or wrong. Authors Dr Isabel Gois and Dr Christopher Woodard explore such topics as; vegetarianism, freedom of speech, abortion, affirmative action, allocating resources and sexual consent.
The Laws of Life: An Exploration of Fundamental Problems in Ethics by Andreas Simonsen
Series: Philosophical Works by Danish Thinker Andreas Simonsen. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
An important 20th century work on ethics. Now available in English for the first time. Danish thinker Andreas Simonsen explores what he considers the three most fundamental problems in ethics: free will versus determinism, happiness versus duty, and humanism versus humility.
The Spirit of Tolerance In Islam Religion by Muham Sakura Dragon
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Theology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
What is tolerance? Literally the word "tolerance" means "to bear." As a concept it means "respect, acceptance and appreciation of the rich diversity of the world's cultures, forms of expression and ways of being human." In Arabic it is called "Tasamuh". There are also other words that give similar meanings, such as "Hilm" (forbearance) or "'`Afu" (pardon, forgiveness) or "Safh" (overlooking).
Media and Violence: Seminal Perspectives by Brigid Elson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,210. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
What's the connection between media and violence? This is not just a current question, for it was a burning issue (sometimes literally) in the past. While McLuhan, Marx, Milton and Ellul had much to contribute to any discussion of the topic, a number of other sources are also examined in order to point the reader to the historical context of a very prominent issue in our times.
The Illusion Of Right And Wrong: The Truth About Morality by Alaric Ong
You set the price! Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This book delves into the concepts of how our right and wrong is defined and the author's understanding about right and wrong. It pieces the puzzle together as to what right and wrong actually is, thereby answering age-old questions like, 'Is Man good or bad by nature?' or 'Is morality objective or subjective?'
Contemplate by Saqib Hussain
Price: Free! Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A book of poetry on the human condition, both insightful and inspiring, on issues including relationships, character, life, death and love.
Eco Ethics by Robert Stevens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,370. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Biology has much to tell us about how we should live. Modern Biology reveals that all living beings are organised for a purpose. All living beings are good for something – that is they are valuable. To say that a being is valuable is to say that we should do no harm to it without justification. The only justification for doing harm to a living being is that it is necessary to our own flourishing.
To and From God: A Memoir of Finding and Losing Faith by Robin Simson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
To and From God is one man's spiritual journey from "Churchie" Anglican schoolboy to agnostic environmental activist. In this refreshingly honest spiritual memoir, geography teacher and orienteering enthusiast Robin Simson explores philosophy, scientific thought, theology, and environmental principles and pits his long-held Christain ideals against secular humanism, Gaia theory, and ethics.
Human Rights, What Are They Really? by Robert Stephen Higgins
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 35,900. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The author challenges the present doctrine of human rights as containing rights that were simply invented by idealists to support their visions of an ideal society. He develops a theory of human rights based on a strictly objective analysis of what fundamental rights every person in the world is born with. The book discusses implementation of these rights and identifies opposing forces.
Re-Birth by Basanta Das
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
When a human being gets birth as a baby in his life there is an ultimate truth is that his physical body one day has to die. When a physical body of a human being dies people call it as death but I call it as rebirth. We could see the death of any human being but it is difficult to see where the rebirth takes place. In this book I have tried to discuss many issues about rebirth.
Anti-Natalism and the Future of Suffering: Why Negative Utilitarians Should Not Aim For Extinction by Magnus Vinding
Price: Free! Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This short essay argues against the anti-natalist position. If humanity is to minimize suffering in the future, it must engage with the world, not opt out of it.
Speciesism: Why It Is Wrong, And The Implications of Rejecting It by Magnus Vinding
Price: Free! Words: 28,020. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The aim of this book is to attack our speciesism, both by showing that it is wrong, and by examining the implications of rejecting it. By doing so, we see more than a few ways in which our behavior and attitudes should change, and change profoundly.
Natural Ethics by Richard L Wiseman
Price: Free! Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Gnosticism
A book exploring and defining the ethics of the new thought system of Gnostic Reasonism. A book challenging the hypocritical ethics of Old Testament and Bible ethics, based on the commandments of the lesser god Yahweh/ Jehovah, and also challenging the unsound ethics of Scientific Atheism, the religion of the modern capitalist world.
Neuroethics and Consciousness by Res Cogitans
Price: Free! Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This special issue of Res Cogitans is dedicated to the problems of neuroethics, i.e. the ethics of brain research and its applications. Most of the authors of the papers are philosophers and bioethicists, and their approach is conceptual and normative rather than purely empirical – although many empirical matters are also considered in the papers.
Progress and Poverty Centenary Edition by Henry George
Price: Free! Words: 193,180. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and of Increase of Want With Increase of Wealth...the Remedy Henry George believed that "(t)he people must think because the people alone can act." This classic bestseller in political economy launched a worldwide movement with a unique strategy to abolish privilege and poverty.
A Quiet Place of Violence: Hunting and Ethics in the Missouri River Breaks by Allen Morris Jones
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,010. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015 by Bangtail Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
In this landmark work, Allen Morris Jones spends a year exploring one of the wildest ecosystems in North America, hunting and examining the philosophical issues of blood sport. In the process, he creates both a compelling defense for the hunt as well as one of the tradition's first formal ethics.