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Democracy on Trial (the verdict)
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 34,900. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
This book shows how the democratic principle developed, as witnesses, such as Plato and Aristotle, come forward in time to explain their roles in developing Democracy in ancient Greece. Famous scientists give testimony concerning the importance of creative physics in serving to bring about Global democracy for the survival of humanity.
Understanding Aristotle: The Virtues
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This guide covers Book 2 of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics in which he discusses the virtues. It explains the difference between moral and intellectual virtues, what Aristotle means by 'happiness', what he considers vices, and his 'doctrine of the mean'.
The Jewel Collar
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Series: Garden Friends Club, Book One. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Holidays
The Jewel Collar is the story of a Maltese dog, Aristotle, who moves from the beach house to a new home so his Mommy,an attorney,can be closer to the Courthouse and train station. It's Christmas & Ari is very sad. He misses his garden friends. Ari decides to share the jewels on his Jewel Collar with birds and animals in the Floral Park garden.The lesson is that a child can make friends by sharing.
Understanding Philosophy: Volume I
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study skills
These six guides are designed for students as introductions to complex philosophical concepts and ideas. Topics covered include deliberative democracy, justice as fairness by Rawls, Aristotles' virtues, Kant's concepts and intuitions, Palto's Symposium, and essay writing strategies.
Hannah the Hummingbird
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Series: Garden Friends Club, Book Two. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
Hannah the Hummingbird is a children's picture book about Hannah,a member of the Garden Friends Club and her two babies, Hayley and Harry. Hannah builds her nest in Ari's garden, surrounded by the birds and animals, all members of the Garden Friends Club. It is a charming story detailing the adventures of Hannah and her baby hummingbirds from hatch to first flight. Ages 4-8. 74 color pictures.
An Introduction to Western Philosophy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Biographies and key ideas of twenty of the most important western philosophers, from Socrates, Plato and Aristotle to Nietzsche, Foucault and Derrida.
Alexander the Great: Tactician or Eagle?
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Price: Free! Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
Was Alexander the Great a Tactician or an Eagle? In addition to being skilled in the tactics of planning and coordinating military forces in battle, he also possessed the keen vision of an eagle by “seeing” what his adversaries might be planning and then to counterattack. Was he a military genius or a lucky adolescent? Let us delve deeper into his life and examine the factors.
Sophronismos - The Rise of Alcibiades
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,890. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
A book about philosophy and historical fiction that explores the life of Socrates and his associates during the middle period of his life. It was during this time that Athens and all of Greece was in turmoil, and the father of western philosphy underwent a significant transformation.
Finding Happiness in a Society Full of Narcissism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,370. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
The book identifies the most common error made in today's society that causes people to be unhappy. Despite an unremittingly hedonistic pursuit of instant gratification, the deep and satisfying glow of real happiness still can’t be achieved. However, this book shows how small changes to an individual's behaviour can have massive positive effects that lead to true happiness.
Do I Exist? And Other Philosophical Questions
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Ever found yourself plagued by deep questions? This cheap, accessible book gives you a basic introduction to philosophical issues drawing on the works of philosophers from Descartes to Sartre through Kant and Nietzsche. Don’t know who they are? Don’t worry- each chapter ends with a “Philosophical Who’s Who” giving you a brief biography of the life and works of each major philosopher.