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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.
The Adventures of Rudi the Rational Man
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rudi, a young donut maker and logician, loses his job. A visit to the unemployment office leads to friendship with an immigrant mute and a visit from the attractive but obviously troubled Rhonda Lingo. Restless and unfulfilled, Rudi leaves his city. Years later he returns and finds work in a small muffin bakery, his only co-worker a possibly homicidal dropout from a PhD program in philosophy.
The Living Art of Ketsugo Jujutsu
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: American English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
Sensei Peter Freedman’s light-hearted view of the development of martial arts, past and present, gives us an appreciation for what has been done, and anticipation of what is still to be discovered. Sensei Freedman’s diverse, real-world martial arts experience is shocking and even frightening at times, but he has taken the high road at every opportunity.
The Spirit of a Swordsman
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: American English. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
The Japanese sword arts are so intricately intertwined with daily living and the enterprising mindset in Japan that the revered spirit of the samurai will never die. Even today, in corporations, schools, and daily life, the spirit of the samurai is very much alive.
Oosterse filosofie
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Series: Oosterse filosofie, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: Dutch. Published: February 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
De oosterse filosofie kent een rijke geschiedenis die terug gaat tot zeker 3000 voor Christus. In dit boek wordt ingegaan op de vijf bekendste levensbeschouwingen uit de oosterse filosofie: het hindoeïsme, boeddhisme, confucianisme, taoïsme en zen. De belangrijkste kenmerken komen aan bod en ook wordt stil gestaan bij het doel van elke levensbeschouwing
Ecclesiastes Dispels Illusions
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Wisdom Literature
Ecclesiastes is a John-the-Baptist kind of book. It functions less as a meal; more as a bath. It is less nourishment; more cleansing. It is repentance. It is purging. We read Ecclesiastes to get scrubbed clean from illusion and sentiment, from ideas that are idolatrous and feelings that satiate. Qohelet writes an exposé and rejection of expectation that we can live our lives on our own terms.
Eastern Thinking for a Western World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
Join our dialog in which Master Rosenfeld describes his long journey through the world of martial arts and how he came to be the renowned instructor and authority that he is today. Learn how Chen-Style Tai Chi was developed through the use of warfare weaponry such as the Guan Dao, and how it has evolved and continues to change to this day.
Fundamental St. Augustine: A Practical Guide to The Confessions and The City of God
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval
The following is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "The Essence of Medieval Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of medieval philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of St. Augustine.
Homo Sapience Joseph II
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Price: Free! Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
This book is an attempt to define and explain existence as it actually is - according to our senses and our thoughts. Upon our senses of 'seeing, hearing, feeling and tasting' we could 'relate, apply, reflect and verify' things that are around us. This whole operation could only be undertaken by the specie of 'homo sapience' who asks the 'four fundamental questions......
Medieval Philosophy: A Practical Guide to William of Ockham
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval
The following is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s The Essence of Medieval Philosophy. It is intended to serve as a primer for students of medieval philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of William of Ockham.
Medieval Philosophy: A Practical Guide to Duns Scotus
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval
The following is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "The Essence of Medieval Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of medieval philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of Duns Scotus.
Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Nicomachean Ethics and Politics
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,110. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This book is one in a series that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of the moral and political ideas of Aristotle.
Fundamental Plato: A Practical Guide to the Apology, Crito, Phaedo, and Republic
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,100. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
The following is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of early Greek philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of Plato.
Spaces - A Phenomenological Investigation
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Price: $16.90 USD. Words: 35,820. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Turnshare Ltd.- Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
If we want to investigate, from a phenomenological point of view, the notion of space, we cannot start from nowhere. For our “interest” in space is, as a matter of fact, guided by the exhibition of that lowest layer of space on which other kinds of spaces are grounded.
El frio de la medianoche
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Price: Free! Words: 30,980. Language: Spanish. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
¿Qué se teje en El Frio de Medianoche? Muchas historias verídicas narradas en forma novelada. La dominación de un hombre por su mujer, la agitada vida de los indios de América Latina, la pobreza del East End londinense, y la herencia genética definiendo quienes somos. Las historias tienen un fondo existencialista y abarcan los grandes temas de la vida y la muerte.
The Poetry of Keats: Language and Experience
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 60,730. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Keats is foremost among the English poets who gives utterance to the poets’ experience with language and with no understanding of this, much of his poetic output remains a mystery. This is the first study of Keats to do real justice to him as both poet and philosopher.
Essay: Life After Death?
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Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Death doesn't exist in reality. You will live again and again, gradually developing greater states of awareness with each succeeding life. Death is perhaps one of the greatest disillusions surrounding mankind!
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.
Caged in America: A Collection of Essays Celebrating Freedom
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 559,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by MWB Entertainment. Category: Essay » Political
In April of 2006 I sat in a bar talking with a friend of mine about politics. I decided to try my hand at writing op/ed pieces. I found a website to publish my work and I've been writing ever since. The following is a collection of the works I have done for nearly seven years now. These 367 essays revolve around some aspect of freedom, for the most part. It is a philosophy I hold dear.
Réflexions pour notre temps
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Price: Free! Words: 9,600. Language: Canadian French. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Ce livre est le résultat de mes réflexions sur l'histoire spirituelle de l'Univers et de l'Humanité, du point de vue catholique. Je souhaite que mes propos amènent le lecteur à réfléchir, dans un monde où nous avons perdu nos repères. Si vous lisez quelques pages de ce livre et que vous avez envie de le jeter à la poubelle, … c’est qu’il est fait pour vous.