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Mammon III: Thriving in the Age of Austerity
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Price: Free! Words: 42,030. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
At its core Mammon essentially is a critique of The Secret. That is despite its much broader context. Why then read a book about what many, including Deepak Chopra, refer to as ridiculous? And so many years after it was first published? The primary reason is that Mammon expounds a philosophy for thriving in a climate of adversity. This is particularly relevant given the global economic crisis.
The Pathology of Leadership: A Sufi's Perspective
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,450. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The desire for leadership is a pathological disorder that is engendered in others by those who already have succumbed to the malady. Leadership is a delusional belief system in which a human being maintains that he or she should be given (or usurp) the authority to organize and control the lives of other human beings. This book explores different aspects of the pathological character of 'leader.
Dans la gueule du tigre
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 114,900. Language: French. Published: July 16, 2012 by EditionAdvaita. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Ramesh S. Balsekar était un brillant enseignant de l'Advaita. Il a réalisé sa Vraie Nature grâce à son gourou Nisargadatta Maharaj. Ce livre est une merveilleuse indroduction à l'Advaita. Les dialogues sont précis et touchent le coeur de l'Etre.
Science Refutes Religion: An essay concerning How and what it means to prove God does not exist
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Price: $1.66 USD. Words: 4,370. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Science Refutes Religion is an essay concerning How and what it means to prove God does not exist.
Toward A Free And Virtuous Society
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,520. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2012 by Acton Institute. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Occasional Paper No. 9. With an Introduction by Doug Bandow. A foundational description of the complementary relationship of freedom and morality. "Both freedom and virtue are under serious assault today...At this critical time, some supporters of either liberty or virtue are setting the two against each other, treating them as frequent antagonists, if not permanent opponents.
The DNA of Prejudice: On the One and the Many
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Series: Subway Line, no. 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Winner of the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Social Change. This book takes the reader through the many layers of meaning that accompany the word ‘prejudice’. By critically confronting the ways in which we think and speak about prejudice, Michael Eskin clears the path for a new understanding of prejudice as a concept, a phenomenon, and a lived experience.
November-Rose: Eine Rede über den Tod
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 7,570. Language: German. Published: July 13, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
2008 Independent Publisher Book Award Winner. In this penetrating and thought-provoking meditation on the death of the beloved other and the turmoil into which it throws those who were close to him, philosopher Kathrin Stengel pinpoints the personal and social complexities of life after death in a way that cannot but make us doubt some of our common practices in dealing with death and survival.
November Rose: A Speech on Death
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
2008 Independent Publisher Book Award Winner. In this penetrating and thought-provoking meditation on the death of the beloved other and the turmoil into which it throws those who were close to him, philosopher Kathrin Stengel pinpoints the personal and social complexities of life after death in a way that cannot but make us doubt some of our common practices in dealing with death and survival.
The Ideal in the West
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Idealism
Plato defined the Ideal as "the universal author of all things beautiful and right." This book traces its history from before Plato through Imperial Rome, the Renaissance, and 19th century America, and its influence on artists such as Michelangelo, Shakespeare and Whitman. In addition it shows how the Ideal's timeless principles can benefit people in the 21st century
Mammon I: Demise of Critical Thinking in the Age of The Secret
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Price: Free! Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
This installment argues that "The Secret" is emblematic of the greater social milieu we are finding ourselves in at this time. For this reason I isolated it as a particularly good example of how similar frauds are conveyed. It shows how easily we may unknowingly give away our power to quacks and con-men. That's if we fail to think critically, instead to abandon our sanity to reckless delusion.
The Existence of Souls and Other Blatherings
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Price: Free! Words: 2,080. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Essay inspired by an online philosophy class on the subject of souls and whether or not they exist.
Toxic People: 20 Kinds You Should Stay Away From
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,370. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
You do not need everybody in your life. There are some people that must be avoided. Some people have been assigned into your life to continuously distract you from your focus. The quality of your life will always be determined by the quality of the people around you. How do you assess the quality of the relationships around you?
A Romance with Ideas
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Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Can we convince our youth that appreciation of the ideas that came from the past, combined with the innovations of the present, will reveal a new reality? That new concepts will make life better for us all? Although we have learned a lot from studying history, I feel that our ideas today lead to our understanding of each other and are changing the way we live.
About Life Book I: Understanding Existence
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Price: Free! Words: 40,030. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Time
UNDERSTANDING EXISTENCE addresses issues such as why we exist? It is particularly for those who struggle to integrate the known facts of the sub-atomic world with the world we see around us, but without making simplistic newage inferences. It investigates the strange way life really works and how we already live interchangeably in physical reality, and a mysterious world that is unbounded.
An Atheist Afterlife
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Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
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A scientific theory about the possibility of an afterlife from an atheist perspective. This short and concise document deals within the realm of observable science and basic mathematics to argue that all humans are inherantly immortal.
Enfance berlinoise
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 33,250. Language: French. Published: July 6, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Un texte autobiographique d’une très grande sensiblité lyrique et philosophique qui traite de la crise d’identité de Walter Benjamin, à travers le récit de son enfance. On y reconnait le positionnement successif de l’auteur en tant qu’Allemand, Français, Juif ou communiste.
Consideration For Every Living Thing
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Price: Free! Words: 32,560. Language: American English. Published: July 5, 2012 by Spirit Wine Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
From government hush-ups, 911 attacks, and nuclear radiation, to the ancient wisdom necessary to make the desperate and urgent changes to save mankind and the planet Earth, this book covers it all! Car Ingman's five decades of research exposes it all and yet guides the concerned and responsible reader to the steps of remedy, individual and corporate. A MUST READ for all caring citizens of Earth!
Deliver Us From Evil...
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,040. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
What is suffering and where does it come from? Human beings, unlike the rest of nature, are burdened not only with pain and suffering, but also nagging questions about why evil things happen to us. This ebook offers no answers, but tries to clarify the questions.
Selected thoughts on human development
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Price: Free! Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This book examines the proverbial meaning of life, which I take to mean developing individual self-awareness and self-sufficiency. It also addresses the role of temptation in the process of this development. The book also analyzes the five main conditions of the human mind (slave, Servant, Master, Warrior, Priest) and behavior typical of people in these conditions as they go through life
Introducción al Pensamiento Contemporáneo
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Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 33,530. Language: Spanish. Published: July 1, 2012 by Charley Torres Casañas. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
El texto que se presenta compendia las características esenciales de las principales tendencias del pensamiento contemporáneo de finales del siglo XIX y el siglo XX, constituye un documento de familiarización que ofrece las obras fundamentales de pensadores de esta época y la bibliografía básica para su estudio, no sustituye estas lecturas, sino que motiva al lector por ellas.