Books tagged: determinism

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Natural Design: a new theory of evolution
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,050. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
I show that natural selection is not a properly scientific theory & provide a rigorous but subtle alternative with immensely important implications for society. Respected intellects & journals refuse to even look at this work & others ridicule it by taking words wildly out of context. Give Darwin (& me!) some respect - a book that overthrows his theory cannot be understood on a quick skim reading!
The Reasonable Man
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You set the price! Words: 16,890. Language: English. Published: September 5, 2011. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Terry Queen adores Sandy. So when she dumps him, he is devastated. So devastated, in fact, that he begins stalking her. Of course, she calls the police and he is hauled off to court. Yet as the courtroom drama progresses, a simple case of harassment soon develops into a fierce battle of words about the deepest of issues: do any of us really have a choice, or is free will a myth?
Alternative to Darwinism and Creationism Based on Free Will
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Price: Free! Words: 14,700. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Voyaging to a world where people really do have free will we encounter a theory of evolution that supports traditional thinking about the self. Who should care? Anyone whose work affects the opinions others have of themselves. And the humanities generally, under threat from encroachment on their turf by the sciences, all of whose specialties depend on traditional notions of free will.
Prophet's Paradox
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Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 12,510. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure
A life and death battle of wits between a modern day mathematician certain of his insights into reality and a world-weary prophet with a jaded nature who is dead set on teaching mankind a lesson. Heady gamesmanship ensues leading to a surprising conclusion.
Willing the Will That Wills?
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Price: Free! Words: 20. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
Free. Color Illustrated. Is the will free, not depending on anything, or fixed, depending on something, such as who one has become? This is not to say that the will is not dynamic, one fixed state being able to progress to another fixed state, via learning.
Our Electric God
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 58,780. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Evolution is a well known phenomena, and for the human race, an assurance of our intelligence and dominance. But when Victor accidentally creates the next stage of evolution, linking all human minds together, he finds himself in the center of a philosophical and social maelstrom where themes of life, consciousness, and even the metaphysical are uncomfortably explored.
Between the Shadow and the Flame
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 281,100. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Epic in scope, "Between the Shadow and the Flame" is the allegorical retelling of the history of philosophy, religion and science, as seen through the journey of its three main characters. As they investigate the conspiracy behind a catastrophic war, Sophia, Hyle and Newman tackle larger questions about free will, God and the nature of reality itself.
Travelling Time Plains
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Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literary collections » Australian & Oceanian
This is a poetry collection that scans many different topics: love, nature, travel, inspiration, history and general.
Destiny and Free Will
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,030. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
DESTINY AND FREE WILL is about the choices we make, the people we interact with, and the events that unfold in our lives. It explores the simple belief that everything happens for a reason and attempts to unravel some of the universe's grandest mysteries like: What is the meaning of life? Is there a God? and Why do certain events happen in my life?
Scared of My Own Shadow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,860. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
Lowell Hyde battles many obstacles in his young life: a brain injury, debilitating fears, loneliness—but most of all, extreme survivor guilt. It should have been him, not his mother, who died on the day of his birth. Lowell knows this… And his father won’t let him forget. Despite all this, Lowell is determined to create a lasting legacy that honors his beloved mother.