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Sentences
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 132,910. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Thoughts and aphorisms on art and style, psychology and self-knowledge, religion, happiness, self-interest, pride, vices and virtues, politics, thinking, illusion, and the purpose of life. Includes many quotes from a range of writers such as Blake, Dickinson, Yeats, Montaigne, Pascal, Emerson, Nietzsche and Wilde.
Bhagavad-Gita: The Ambrosial 'Sat-Song' of Sri Krishna
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,450. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013 by Zen Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu
Complete with word-for-word transliteration, this new presentation of India’s timeless spiritual classic illuminates many subtle details which readers may find themselves either relishing for the very first time, or revisiting with a new level of penetration and appreciation.
Summa Sophialogica, Volume 1
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Series: Summa Sophialogica, I-I. Price: Free! Words: 520,140. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
The Summa Sophialogica is a comprehensive humanist reworking of Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologica. The rhetorical and logical organization of this work is identical to the original, as is its scope--which incorporates an examination of all sentient morality and experience. However, the author has recast the questions posed and the answers given herein to suit a non-theistic audience. Part 1 of 4.
The Eternal Wisdom Of Dnyaneshwari
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,300. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013 by Zen Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu
Seven centuries ago Saint Dnyaneshwar wrote a commentary on Gita called Bhavarthadeepika, now popularly known as Dnyaneshwari after its author. He wrote it on the instructions of his Guru Nivruttinath who wanted to bring to the common man the Vedanta philosophy of Upanishads, hitherto available to only Sanskrit- knowing pundits.
Beauty and Pleasure and Moderately Energetic Walking in the Lower Southern Alps
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Price: Free! Words: 100,350. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Senses of beauty and especially pleasure drive us in all we do. Here are presented two different kinds, Alpine walking and some simple science. The last two chapters suggest what these emotions may be, how they arose and vary, and how they guide our good and bad decisions. There are 88 pictures, 514 references and 172 anecdotes. There is a web browser version: http://mewila.co.uk/html/mewila.htm
My Year of Beds
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Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 236,430. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Freedom adventure independence. To travel alone not just to learn to know the world, but to learn to know yourself. To travel alone is to develop a deep awareness of your own ignorance and insignificance and to become aware of the grand splendor of the planet that harbors us and the universe of which we are a small part.
Del che è & che non è
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Series: Studi prosofici. Price: Free! Words: 107,470. Language: Italian. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Le culture si spendono per confinare l’inafferrabilità dell’evenienza, che è conseguenza dell’umana libertà. I modi del confinamento fanno appello a idee di razionalità e di socialità che vedono quell’afferrare come indispensabile e doveroso. Qui, come in 'Essere al mondo', si indaga invece l’originaria libertà dei rapporti tra mondo, mente e medio per conoscerla nell’immediatezza del suo darsi.
The Book That Doesn't Even Matter
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,390. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
The answers you seek are just ahead of you. If you have ever wondered why ‘You’ are here, how life came into existence or what role God is playing, this is your book. ‘The Book That Doesn't Even Matter,’ is a philosophy on the purpose of human life, and your connection with God. The book’s focal point is remembering, remembering what you have forgotten, and what you really are.
Kant’s Theory of Mental Activity: A Commentary on the Transcendental Analytic of the Critique of Pure Reason
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 131,120. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
This book explains the central passage of the “Transcendental Analytic” of the Critique of Pure Reason. It proceeds in the manner of a textual commentary, discussing and explaining each section of the Analytic in turn. The purpose, however, is not merely to comment chapter by chapter on what Kant has written, but rather to reorganise and interpret his argument so that it is coherent and connected.
From Left Communism to Post-modernism: Reconsidering Emancipatory Discourse
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 128,730. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
From Left Communism to Post-modernism addresses issues of the shape and future of the socialist movement and the politics of post-modernism. The author identifies a tradition of socialist thought - left communism - that is separate from socialist orthodoxy, seeking to stage a conversation between this marginalised tradition and post-modernism.
Madame Einzige: Amor Fati
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,260. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Having recently been annexed into the new Russian-dominated super-state called the Eurasian Federation, oil-rich Central Asia has become the heart of a bloody geopolitical cycle of revolution and counter-revolution. A Nietzschean cypherpunk anti-heroine Madame Einzige is thrust onto the Central Asian killing fields in search of a nihilistic hacker-magus kidnapped and recruited by the CIA.
The Essence of Medieval Philosophy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,600. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval
"The Essence of Medieval Philosophy" takes a comprehensive look at the ideas that define Western Philosophy’s most enduring, though least understood era – the Medieval Period. In addition to offering in-depth examinations of the era’s most renowned philosophers, the book presents detailed reviews of some the era’s greatest works.
Fundamentals of Western Philosophy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,260. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This work includes detailed examinations of the ideas put forth by such influential thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, George Berkeley, John Locke, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, Arthur Schopenhauer, Bertrand Russell, Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Stuart Mill, and Alexis de Tocqueville.
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.
Putting Away Childish Things: A New Synthesis
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,220. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
We compare the intellectual growth of mankind to the maturation of an individual and suggest that mankind is nearing the end of its adolescence. Without a paradigm shift mankind like an unsophisticated child is doomed to continue repeating fatal errors. Religion and science are part of our intellectual growth one being the original thesis, the other the antithesis. Synthesis requires a sorting.
A Century is Nothing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 185,000. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Zen
A work of metafiction with a Gonzo attitude. On 9/11 a prescient Vietnam Veteran was in the Sahara. He met Omar, a blind Touareg writer in exile. They moved to Cadiz, Spain and later an isolated mountain pueblo where they wrote about the past, present and future. Their stories inside stories incorporate diverse world cultures and spiritual awareness. Life is CAT: chance, aptitude and timing
The Value of Suicide
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,550. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by Gegensatz Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The main point is to argue that suicide ought not automatically to be seen as an expression of despair, but that some people have non-despondent, creative, altruistic, unselfish, or advantageous reasons for doing themselves in. The ancients knew this. Our culture has lost this insight in the meantime. Luft wants to recover it.
Where in the World is God?
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Price: Free! Words: 143,080. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Neuropsychology
Where in the World is God? traces the course of an informal study of humanity’s choices today, linking them with energy-driven needs of the universe. The author examines her premises, provides extensive data collected mostly from mainstream media, and draws conclusions that link the course of humanity’s life with the long-term, evolutionary needs of the universe.
The Stimulusworks Warehouse
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 102,640. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
In this warehouse, the essential elements of life are displayed; hope waits to be examined, ingenuity anticipates a touch. Inside, the paradox shades the precept and the amusing tints the profound. Stretching one’s legs in this building, will also strengthen the mind and expand the spirit by providing an impetus that works, the inspiration to work, and a stimulus for a life’s work
The Rule of Freedom: The Manifesto of the Sovereign Community
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Price: Free! Words: 158,800. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
From the perspective of a longtime student of political science, economics and the world of possibilities, the Rule of Freedom is about why we do not need government, why we do not want government, and why government is in fact immoral and irrational. This book explains the roots of war, police abuse, terrorism and poverty with clear evidence and examples.