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The Greatness of Kung Fu
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
Grandmaster Wong is a fourth-generation successor of the renowned Southern Shaolin monastery in Putian, China. Living in Malaysia, he travels the world spreading the "greatness of kung fu" throughout the world through the Shaolin Wahnam institute. Learn about the masters Sifu Wong studied under and hear stories of how he trained and how he has been working to improve kung fu teaching methods.
Moral Claims in World Affairs
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 81,250. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This collection of essays explores in general terms the nature of the moral claims common in global politics and the phenomenon of partisan cosmopolitanism in particular.
Causality and Its Application: Samkhya, Bauddha and Nyaya
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 44,480. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Causality and Its Application is an examination of causality from the perspective of three schools of Indian thought. This book deals with a range of questions, such as whether the material cause contains the effect in its subtle form, whether causality can be defined in terms of efficacy, whether causal conditions are related to each other and whether they can be classified into types.
Return to the Real
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 65,220. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The book presented in front of you is an intellectual inquiry into how the society of today should develop and finally be sent on a way of progress for the whole of humanity. It is a radical thought presented both philosophically and in a plain language. It is a must read for any that wish for a better world for all, an inqury into the obstacles that are present now and will be for the time being.
The Nyaya on Meaning:A Commentary on Pandit Visvabandhu
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 26,580. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The Nyaya on Meaning is an examination of meaning in the Navya-Nyaya school of Indian philosophy.
Who is the Brooklyn Monk?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,230. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
Traveling to the far reaches of the world to find lost masters and forgotten systems of martial arts; reviving the sometimes abandoned techniques and philosophies of a subculture of warriors; immersing himself deep into the cultural and linguistic setting of his fight training; these are only a couple of the things that get Antonio Graceffo up every morning.
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.