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There Will Be A Country: A Paradise Shrugged by Frank Achebe
Price: Free! Words: 44,420. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: April 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism, Essay » Literature
As a continuing postscript to A Report To History, Frank Achebe chronicles his search for a new Biafran myth out of the wasteland called Nigeria and his intellectual struggle to find an answer to the problem of history.
Language As Disclosure by Carolyn Norman Slaughter
Price: Free! Words: 79,020. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2015 by Elliott Slaughter. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Language, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism
Carolyn Norman Slaughter’s study probes the ways that language “works” in the literature of five American modernist authors. Slaughter’s purpose, opposing the Derridean project of Deconstruction, is to recover the first-order importance and power of language, its radical effects, as set out in the philosophy of Martin Heidegger where language works to disclose, reveal, unfold (Erschließen).
Philosophy A to Z: Essays for Cafe Philosophy by Michael Picard, MSc, PhD
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,280. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism
This anti-dictionary explodes the meanings of philosophical concepts as it defines and un-defines them. A unique collection of provocative essays and other texts that tease and treat the reader to fresh and foreign perspectives on dozens of philosophy topics of interest to thinking public and critical seekers anywhere. This book is for people yearning to have fun thinking for themselves.
Connection Lost by M. Reinberg
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,430. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism
The purpose of connection lost is to focus on things in society that attribute to or leads to the destruction of our human connections to each other.
The Magic Of Glinda by Scott Webb
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 36,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism
The Wizard of Oz is our story and we deserve to know what it’s about. We deserve to see our own situations magically turn for the better when all seems lost, to get in touch with our intuition, to hear our calling, and to avoid stupidity while still loving those around us. The movie is about the underlying mechanics to all that. Transformation as "myth" is an ancient topic now worth revisiting.
Give Us Today Our Daily Blog by Philip Newey
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 46,770. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism
Here they are! My first 100 blog posts, posted over 104 days. Witty! Provocative! Insightful! These are really cool words that probably do not apply to this collection. But, hey, why not buy it anyway!
Conventions of Thinking - An Introduction to Critical Thinking by Douglas Patterson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,410. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism
Teaching students how to think is an oft-stated goal among educators. Teachers deal with the rules of thinking in many ways; but their effort are not always systematic. In this book, I have presented the most important rules of critical thinking framed in terms of five branches of philosophy. This textbook includes numerous assignments and exercises that illustrate the various points in the text.
Realismo Cientifico by Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,530. Language: Spanish. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism
Abordamos las ideas de Popper, Karl R: Panorama de algunos problemas fundamentales en la lógica de investigación científica. Teoría de la Interpretación: Discurso y Excedente de Sentido en Paul Ricoeur. Problemas del lenguaje en Villoro y en otros. Panorama de Algunos Problemas Fundamentales en la Lógica de Investigación Científica. La Metáfora en U. Eco. La Etnometodología de Garfinkel.