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The Ramayan of Valmiki by Valmiki
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 605,720. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015 by Sai ePublications. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Praise to Válmíki,bird of charming song, Who mounts on Poesy's sublimest spray, And sweetly sings with accent clear and strong Ráma, aye Ráma, in his deathless lay. Where breathes the man can listen to the strain That flows in music from Válmíki's tongue, Nor feel his feet the path of bliss attain When Ráma's glory by the saint is sung!
Reformism or Revolution by Alan Woods
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 200,160. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015 by Wellred Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
ePub 418 Pages Wellred Publications 2015 First Published 2008 ISBN-13: 978 1 900 007 55 9
In My Considered Opinion by Theresa M. Moore
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 125,680. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A collection of blog posts and essays written from 2008 to 2014 by author and publisher Theresa M. Moore. Topics include the controversies with Amazon and other self-publishing travails, the condition of the book publishing industry, bad politician tricks, and issues concerning Global Warming, air pollution, and the degradation of the natural world.
Iliad ad Nihilum: Psychê, Conscience, Wonder by Michael Degener
You set the price! Words: 224,120. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Paragon of warrior valor, or, à la Shakespeare, “idol of idiot worshippers”? This study contends that The Iliad, authored by an ironic sixth century Athenian, unfolds a revolutionary critique of the martial aristocracy. Achilles is undone by his own curse of pothê upon the Achaeans, exposed to an experience of thauma, or wonder, at Patroclus’ psychê, in the first glimmerings of conscience.
Progress and Poverty Centenary Edition by Henry George
Price: Free! Words: 193,180. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and of Increase of Want With Increase of Wealth...the Remedy Henry George believed that "(t)he people must think because the people alone can act." This classic bestseller in political economy launched a worldwide movement with a unique strategy to abolish privilege and poverty.
Dismantling the Divine: D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett by Paul Gleason
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Essay » Literature
A groundbreaking and original book, "Dismantling the Divine" considers how D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce, and Samuel Beckett criticize the nineteenth-century concept of the artist as the replacement for Jesus Christ as the divine prophet of universal truth. In addition, the book shows how these three novelists engage with Nietzsche, Heidegger, Schopenhauer, and other key philosophers.
Our Society, Our Planet by George Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil, Essay » Sociology
This book explores deep concerns about the future of our societies on this 'our' planet. It is about the injustices and, in some cases, the criminal behaviour of small groups of people who have the power and economic might to influence governments and other institutions to leave legal possibilities open for them to behave and do the things their way with hardly any restrictions.
The Dharma Flower Sutra Seen through the Oral Transmission of Nichiren by Martin Bradley
Price: $12.80 USD. Words: 348,350. Language: British English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
The purpose of this project is to encourage readers who seek individuation, and for those who are already familiar with the teachings of Nichiren to embrace the implication of opening up one’s inherent Buddha nature with our persons just as they are. This is a serious examination of the Buddha enlightenment of Nichiren, who saw in the Dharma Flower Sutra the real meaning of the whole of life.
The Philosophy of Evolution by Rod Hemsell
Price: Free! Words: 118,330. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
As presented here, The Philosophy of Evolution, is a compendium of lectures presented by Rod Hemsell at the University of Human Unity in Auroville in 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2013. The main thrust of Sri Aurobindo's yoga has always been toward an active participation in the human evolution and this is the defining concept which set Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.
Sri Aurobindo and the Logic of the Infinite by Rod Hemsell
Price: Free! Words: 105,710. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
About this book, the author, Rod Hemsell says, “Most of these essays were collected in 2003, a few recent ones have been added to this edition in the sections on philosophy and mantra, but obviously the earliest already contain the same basic insights that underlie the more systematic studies that I have done since 2008, after reading Sri Aurobindo for forty years.”
Bhagavad Gita - Pure - A Comprehensive Study without Sectarian Contamination by Swami Saurabhnath
Price: Free! Words: 119,970. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu
This book is a comprehensive study of Srimad Bhagavad Gita with each verse translated and explained separately. Meaning of all Sanskrit words is also provided. In this book one can find the essence of Gita explained in simple language - Saurabh.
Metaphysics & Medicine: Restoring Freedom of Thought to the Art and Science of Healing by Larry Malerba, DO
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 113,240. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative medicine
Western medicine is guided by an outdated paradigm that is badly in need of revision. The failures of modern medicine are not, as we are conditioned to believe, unavoidable missteps along the road to scientific advancement. They are predictable consequences of false beliefs about disease and the healing process. The solution proposed is nothing less than a renaissance in philosophy of medicine.
Who Says That's Art? A Commonsense View of the Visual Arts by Michelle Marder Kamhi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Today's artworld experts accept virtually anything as "art"—from an all-black painting to a facsimile of a supermarket carton or a dead animal preserved in a tank of formaldehyde. Many art lovers reject such work, arguing that it is not art. This book explains why they are right and the presumed experts are wrong.
Evolution of Consciousness: A Journey Guided by Universal Law by Floyd Perez
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 123,760. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Consciousness is an ever evolving, developing, and growing part of the human being. Mother Nature has a system set in place (called Universal Laws) that guides this development. This book explains the process of evolutionary development by combining portions of modern science with metaphysics.
The Odyssey of Enlightenment: Rare Interviews with Enlightened Teachers of Our Time by Berthold Madhukar Thompson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 104,960. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 and represented by CreatiVentures Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
Pathways to Enlightenment -- from Masters of Non-dual Spirituality A chronicle of the author’s burning quest for truth, as he tirelessly questions a total of 12 spiritual teachers, including Osho, U.G. Krishnamurthi, Ramesh S. Balsekar, Papaji, Gangolli, Kiran and Andrew Cohen, amongst others. Contemplative dialogue of an unparalleled quality and depth.
More Than Two: A Practical Guide to Ethical Polyamory by Franklin Veaux & Eve Rickert
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 159,580. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2014 by Thorntree Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Alternative family, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A long-awaited, wide-ranging resource exploring the often-complex world of living polyamorously. Highlighting the nuances, the relationship options, the myths and the expectations, the authors share not only their hard-won philosophies about polyamory, but also their hurts and embarrassments, while gently guiding readers through the thorny issues of jealousy and insecurity.
Searching For Prometheus--Discovering the Soul of American Medicine in the Philosophies of Traditional China by John F. Goleas, MD
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 189,360. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The U.S. has the most advanced healthcare system in the world, yet Americans seem to be less healthy than ever before. We need new tools to enhance our diagnostic and treatment capabilities and promote better health. Integrating aspects of alternative medical therapies like Traditional Chinese Medicine with our own could be the answer, and it can be done without compromising our science.