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Understanding Kant: Concepts and Intuitions
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
This guide examines Kant's theory of knowledge, specifically his arguments for separating human thought into concepts and intuitions.
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.
Scientific Introspection: A Method For Investigating the Mind
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 65,720. Language: English. Published: June 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Research
Scientific Introspection calls for psychologists to use introspection to investigate the mind. What researchers do now is study the brain and behavior then try to guess what the mind must be like. But why guess? We have the ability to look directly into our minds. Scientific Introspection is an adjunct to traditional cognitive psychology, an investigative tool to discover how the mind works.
Our Experience, Ourselves
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,660. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Sub-title: How Experience Came to be Valued so Highly by People in the West. A chronological account of how authority figures in Western Civilization first considered experience unimportant but in time came to value it very highly. Readers will spend time with many of these authority figures and 'hear' what they have to say for themselves.
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.
Social and Environmental Influences on Behavior
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,580. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
When we think of behavior what word first comes to mind. That’s right psychology, the study of behavior. Two such means in which behavior can occur is through social and environmental influences. These influences are not concrete, so too is behavior unpredictable. The unpredictability of behavior in itself may be enough reason to investigate the social and environmental influences on behavior.
Burke on the Sublime: A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful with an Introductory Discourse Concerning Taste: A New Edition
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,850. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013 by Gegensatz Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
This new edition provides an inexpensive, reliable, and textually rigorous digital version of this seminal text in the philosophy of art, Burke's essay on the sublime, which heretofore has been unavailable as an e-book. It includes corrections, expansions, accurate citations, a 6350-word historical/philosophical introduction, bibliographies, and English translations of foreign language quotations.
Epistemics of Divine Reality
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 90,830. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Epistemics of Divine Reality is a philosophical analysis of the epistemic dynamics and foundations of religious philosophies and theological interpretations. Through complex and strong philosophical arguments it unravels the epistemic dynamics behind views such as monism, advaitism, pantheism, panentheism, polytheism, and logical positivism.