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Sri Guru and His Grace
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Price: Free! Words: 43,430. Language: British English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu
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Sri Guru and His Grace is a compilation of informal talks given by Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj about approaching the spiritual master. He expertly describes the nature of this relationship, the different types of gurus, the necessity of guru and what is required of the disciple.
What's Frickn' Normal? OO7 Mind Detox
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Price: Free! Words: 2,570. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
The Olive Operating 7 (OO7) are the essential philosophical foundations of all that is done and taught at the well known Olive Retreat in Spain, and the basis for their mind-detox program. Through them individuals we can achieve a freedom of thought and health unconstrained by convention and coercion.
Bare Basics
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Price: Free! Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Essays in this book journey into essentials – the bare-basics of empowering consciousness, life-living wellness & personal excellence. It’s Scientific Philosophization. Truth can’t be created, it’s there to be deciphered. However, consciousness is localized; needs to be challenged to inch closer to decode truths of life. Words have no magic; they however help unravel the wonders of wellness.
Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help
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Price: Free! Words: 16,850. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
This modern rendition of Bhagvad-Gita in 591 contemporary verse sans 110 interpolations restores to the ancient philosophical thesis about man's existential crisis its pristine character of integral humanism making it the Treatise of Self-help as Arjuna averred in the end to Krishna ‘Glad O Lord / Gone are doubts, / Sense I gained / With Thy words.' (s73, ch.18).
The Fallacy of Scientific Truth: Why Science Succeeds Despite Ultimate Ignorance
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Price: Free! Words: 39,560. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Science knowledge is man's greatest feat and most powerful tool. But it isn't truth. This essay tells why not, what it really is and why it works though uncertain. It shows how the dogma of science truth destroys, and how dubious science theories cast doubts on genuine science knowledge. Last, it explains how the nonscientist can judge science claims for both theoretical and practical issues.
Passie en Verdriet
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Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: Dutch. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Poezie gecombineerd met fotos geschreven en gemaakt door Dichter/fotograaf Peter de Jager sr.
Moral Truths: The Foundation of Ethics
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Price: Free! Words: 51,780. 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.
The Flag of Inconvenience
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014 by Spangaloo Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
"A thought provoking and powerful memoir taking a voyage through the oceans of the mind, to a destination yet undecided and undefined..."
An Enquiry Into Aesthetics
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,270. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
An investigation into the tools we have at our disposal as humans which we may use to approach an understanding of Nature.
بانگِ درا از علامہ محمد اقبال
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,960. Language: Urdu. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Idealism
Famous classic book of Allama Muhammad Iqbal.
Philosophy, by Bryan Smith
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Price: Free! Words: 5,670. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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This is an ongoing collection of philosophical sayings and insights by Bryan Smith. Topics include... everything.
Der Schatz in mir: Aus der Lehre der Zen-Meisterin Daehaeng
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Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: German. Published: October 20, 2014 by Hanmaum Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Eine kleine Auswahl von Fragen, die Daehaeng Kunsunim von Laien gestellt wurden: Woher kommt das Gefühl der Sinnlosigkeit? Wie kann ich mich auf dem geistigen Weg weiterentwickeln? Warum scheint die Welt so ungerecht zu sein? Die Antworten der Zen-Meisterin sind erfrischend alltagsnah und zugleich erfüllt von ihrer tiefen Erkenntnis der Ganzheit und Einheit alles Seins.
Uzakdoğu Bilgeliği (I. Kitap): Aydınlanma Yolu Üzerine Anlatılar
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Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: Turkish. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
Tasavvuf, aydınlanma, bilgelik ve irfan öğretileri, doğu felsefeleri, sufizm, müslümanlık, hıristiyanlık, musevilik, budizm, zen, şamanizm, hinduizm, kişisel gelişim, spiritüel-ruhsal yollar ve felsefi öğretileri bütünsel bir yaklaşımla birleştirerek, hepsinin özünü okuruna sunan "Anka'nın Kanatları" serisinin -özel ek ile- genişletilmiş giriş kısmı. Sadece e-kitap olarak sunulmaktadır.
Speculations and Physics
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Price: Free! Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Essays and articles about modern physics, speculations in science, pseudo-science and the alleged incompatibility between God and modern science.
Adventures in Philosophy: The Quest for Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / General
Adventures in Philosophy is a short introduction into the world of philosophy. What is philosophy and why does it matter? Discover how philosophy can help to transform our lives and the world for the better.
Tao and Empire I: The Savage Saxon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,340. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2014 by E. M. Crisp. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist
From the eyes of the Savage Saxon, we see the world as it was many hundreds of thousands of years ago, as primates became hunter-gatherers and came into possession of immovable wisdom. Tao and Empire is a series of new interpretations of the Dao De Jing, the ancient Chinese philosophical text, bringing revised and refreshed perspective to one of humankind's most highly regarded cannons of wisdom.
Philosophical Fragments Of Your Ancient Name
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,830. Language: American English. Published: October 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
A Journey of Self-Discovery into the Sanctuary of Your Soul - and Beyond! An eclectic compilation of thoughts, musings, rants, observations, fears and hopes, 'Philosophical Fragments Of Your Ancient Name' takes you on a journey of self-discovery from the outer edges of our solar system to the sanctuary of your soul - and beyond! Good news, this is a book written by 'everyman' for 'everyman' !
NOW and the Weltanschauung of Government Men
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Price: Free! Words: 20,390. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
In this short work the world view (Weltanschauung) of this sci-fi/fantasy author is outlined, including the concept of NOW: the continuing Big-Bang event of our one universe. Focus is on physics quantum mechanics interpretation and multiverse concepts. This is contrasted with the fanciful world view of the novels Government Men and its prequel Secrets of Goth Mountain.
The Dawn of Nightfall
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Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
As a summary and philosophical interpretation of Isaac Asimov's classic story "Nightfall," The Dawn of Nightfall draws esoteric correlations between the science fiction masterpiece and inner pyscho-spiritual illumination. My intended purpose for the reader of this essay is to reflect as deeply as possible and be humbled by the magnitude of mortality, and to inspire the pursuit of eternal life.
Feeling Your Way to Happiness
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Price: Free! Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management
How do we know when we are happy, and how do we create more happy moments in our life? There are so many theories on happiness from finding joy in attending a religious service, being in love, laughing, doing something you really enjoy or many other daily experiences, however how many of these have a long lasting impact on our level of happiness and how many are just instantaneous happy moments?