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The Meaning of Life: An Examination of Purpose
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Price: Free! Words: 29,640. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
“What is the meaning of life?” Can we answer such a monumental question with the limited knowledge we have, and does the question even have an answer in the first place? The answer to both questions is yes. There are certain and universal answers to the question, and we can provide these answers based on what we know about the world. Or so this book argues.
Moral Truths: The Foundation of Ethics
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Price: Free! Words: 51,900. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
There are moral truths. There are truths about what matters in this world, and therefore also truths about how we should act in it. And we need to realize these truths, as such a realization itself will ignite a fundamental change for the better, both in our thinking, conduct and culture altogether. A fundamental change toward higher moral ground. Or so this book argues.
American Theodicy: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethics
(3.00 from 1 review)
Theodicy is justification of evil in the world reconciled to divine power. The essay takes issue with common assumptions and offers a true reconciliation of God's power with freedom of conscience and desire.
Controlling your anger
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Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
this is short book about anger, and the results of anger, you'll learn about the techniques to control your anger/temper. ideas are extracted from Confucius teachings. and please excuse any bad English, as my English isn't very good.
Essays on Veganism
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Price: Free! Words: 12,690. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
‘Essays on Veganism’ is a collection of short essays that focus on several different issues all related to veganism and to each other. The essays aim to clarify a variety of issues and questions, for instance why veganism is of great ethical importance, what the ethical status of veganism is, what prevents us from going vegan, and not least what we must do in order to create a vegan world.
26 Scruples for a Fulfilled Life
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Price: Free! Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Be it a householder, renounced saint, monarch or a monk, all must invariably reach the same supreme perfection of life. Human life is not for God, but it is God who is for human life. We live for ourselves, so as to say for our own beneficence first; and God is merely one of the ways we can live; perhaps the best one. Read here twenty six scriptural principles which never fail making life 'best'.
A Copernican Revolution in Ethics
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Price: Free! Words: 15,500. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book aims to clarify some of the most basic implications of taking ethics seriously. It attempts to answer which beings belong to the moral universe, and to examine some of the most basic ethical implications of this answer. The conclusion in short: We need to realize that humanity is not the sole object of ethics. We need a Copernican Revolution in ethics.
The Simple Case For Going Vegan
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Price: Free! Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This essay aims to show that we are morally obliged to go vegan by our own core values. It presents a simple argument for veganism based on an ethical principle that we all hold valid, and goes on to argue that the only reason we are not vegan is that we are speciesists, and that this is no more justifiable than supporting other forms of discrimination such as racism or sexism.
Why "Happy Meat" Is Always Wrong
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Price: Free! Words: 10,910. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This essay attacks the “happy meat” position head-on. It argues that this position is morally indefensible and that it not only causes immense amounts of animal suffering, but also, somewhat ironically, serves as the very foundation of our abuse of animals today. This reveals the moral urgency of stopping the spread of this position and of rejecting it completely.
Prosophy. After philosophy
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Price: Free! Words: 38,580. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A short essay (3rd edition) on i) dominant post-philosophical perspectives and their shortcomings; ii) general biography, or the most encompassing view of their condition humans might possibly share; and iii) why proethics are both preternatural and unavoidable for everyone to fulfill their native freedom. After much talk about philosophy's demise, let's try and begin its oldest search anew.
How To Philosophize With A Hammer
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Price: Free! Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A semi-autobiographical, somewhat humorous look at the meaning of life; with detours into sex, kids, friends, and German Philosophy.
Why We Should Go Vegan
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Price: Free! Words: 18,990. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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We should go vegan! That is the unambiguous conclusion of this short book. This conclusion is reached through a broad examination of the consequences of our not being vegan – both in relation to human health, environmental pollution, the risk of the spread of diseases, and in relation to the animals we farm and kill. The bottom line: We have a strong ethical obligation to go vegan.
Keeping the Peace: A Guide to Video Game Journalism
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Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Video game journalism is the behemoth mass media machine that determines whether or not video games soar to new heights or fail miserably. Have you ever wondered how it all works? Yes? No? Have no fear! In "Keeping the Peace: A Guide to Video Game Journalism," you will gain a satirical insight into how the game industry works, but specifically as it relates to journalism and journalists.
Sins
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
A series of poems on the human condition, on the issues faced by society, and how deadly it is. If you'd enjoyed my previous work "Apocalypse Melodies", this is a follow up, but with a more specific topic in mind. Enjoy.
Quasi come essere
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Series: Studi prosofici. Price: Free! Words: 84,540. Language: Italian. Published: December 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Introduzione alla prosofia, o pensiero post-filosofico dell'essere-al-mondo, con particolare attenzione riservata ai rapporti tra logica e prologica. Il saggio riesamina sotto diversa angolazione i concetti di biografia elementare proposti in 'Essere al mondo' e la cognizione complessiva dell’esistenza che ne consegue. Seconda edizione riveduta e ampliata.
From Socrates to Mill: An Analysis of Prominent Ethical Theories
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You set the price! Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The lectures do not only present in non-technical manner the ethical theories of the leading philosophers from Socrates to John Stuart Mill but also critically evaluate them. A handbook/textbook, it also aims to help the readers develop a conscious ethical sense and become critical in choosing a moral system to live by. Written in partnership with OurHappySchool.com, the book is very educational.
Philosophy for the Masses: Ethics
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Price: Free! Words: 56,490. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book consists of a number of philosophical arguments about ethics that I find interesting and that I think that some other people may find interesting. May you be struck by philosophical lightning.
The Worldview of Atheism
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You set the price! Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
It critically evaluates the worldview of the popular belief system called atheism. Pertinently, this work discusses relevant atheistic ‘isms’ such as Naturalism, Materialism, Secularism, Humanism, Darwinism, and Scientism. Some topics discussed are: Can atheism truly account for the concept of right and wrong? Is the worldview offered by atheism plausible, sound, and practicable?
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.
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.