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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.
Ethical Empowerment: Virtue Beyond the Paradigms
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 121,790. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book presents an ethical theory designed to go beyond ideology in order to develop a basis for morality that transcends rigid and sometimes inapplicable rules by returning to the principle of universal love. By so doing, it provides an ethical framework for unconventional ideas and research that challenges traditional beliefs which are vested in ideological, financial and political interests
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.
Frases para el Alma
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: Spanish. Published: May 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Esta obra esta compuesta por frases o citas para enriquecer el alma
Room 101 Motorbikes, Big Brother & Objectivists: Observations of an Abstract Connectionist
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The converging prophesies of George Orwell’s “1984” collide with explosive force against Ayn Rand’s objectivist philosophy. The resulting chaos enables us to discover a complex consciousness through philosophical, social, political, metaphysical, and moral questions.
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.
The Autonomy of Reason: A Commentary on Kant’s Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 87,490. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The Autonomy of Reason reflects Wolff’s determination to get out of Kant’s system what is good and to get out of Kant’s system for good. Readers will certainly benefit from Wolff’s two decades of intense study of Kant. Wolff does not see his task as one of either historical exegesis or philosophical criticism. In the place of both Wolff proposes a “philosophical reconstruction” of the text.
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.
Human Beings and Freedom: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This volume focuses on some contemporary issues relating to freedom, equality, identity and resistance from various perspectives, such as psychological, social, political, and metaphysical. In doing so it addresses topics such as the nature of human beings, political freedom, the relationship between freedom and equality, sex, gender and race, humour, and the notion of critique.
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.