Books tagged: greek philosophy

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Sphere of Choice
Price: Free! Words: 10,150. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
Sphere of Choice is a non-fiction work written by Steven Borella. In this ebook, Steven attempts to understand, and explain, what Epictetus meant when he referred to the Sphere of Choice
Vision of a New Society in Plato and Aristotle
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides
This essay on "Vision of a New Society in Plato and Aristotle," which is part of our Continuing Education Series, examines the distinct differences between an ideal society as presented by Plato and by Aristotle in their writings.
Artistic Creation and Meaning in the Heraclitean Universe
Series: Continuing Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,390. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
This particular short essay on Artistic Meaning in the Heraclitean Universe, which is part of our Continuing Education Series, examines the fundamental paradox in Heraclitus on the simultaneous validity of certain opposite values as applied to artistic creativity and tries to reach an conclusion on a specific question: Are artistically created objects meaningful in the Heraclitean Universe?
Dark Freedom: The Rise of Western Lawlessness
You set the price! Words: 87,420. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
Dark Freedom traces the rise of lawlessness over three thousand years of Western History, isolating the destabilizing errors of philosophy and religion which have slowly but surely led the world into darkness. Christian philosopher C.W. Steinle pierces the spiritual darkness with the brilliant light of Biblical truth. Overcome the strong delusion of lawlessness by understanding the deception.
Important Missing Dimensions in Our Current Understanding of the Mind
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,820. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Cognitive psychology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
This book portrays an interesting array of ancient philosophies ranging from ancient Greece to the Indian subcontinent dealing with various aspects of Mind and domains beyond Mind.The arguments put forth by these philosophies are compelling enough to revise our current notion of science itself.
Friend to Mankind Marsilio Ficino 1433-1499
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 73,930. Language: British English. Published: November 24, 2014 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Renaissance philosophy
Eighteen essays reexamine Ficino’s life and work focusing on three essential aspects: his significance in his own times, his spreading influence throughout Europe and over subsequent centuries in many areas of thought and creativity, and his enduring relevance today. Translation of his major works from Latin enables a new generation to rediscover and share Ficino’s vision of human potential.
Hamartiology: Notes on Philosophical Theology
Price: Free! Words: 4,520. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Theology, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethics
Hamartiology is the study of sin. It comes from the Greek word "Hamartia", which means "to miss the mark". The notes in this book are introduce the Biblical concept of sin in dialogue with Eastern and Western philosophy. Hamartiology studies the meaning and concept of Sin, Justice, Law, and Punishment and comparatively analyses them with reference to various religious philosophies.
Secularism In India
Price: Free! Words: 51,180. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Secularism in India is a historical analysis of the origin, development, and future of secularism in India. It begins with a study of how reason separated from religion in Greek Philosophy, a mood that returned during the Renaissance and reached its peak during the Enlightenment, of how the Colonial Rule helped promote the secular ideology and helped shape modern India.
The Golden Sayings of Epictetus In Plain and Simple English (Translated)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,560. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The wisdom of Epictetus will inspire you...if you can understand it. Let BookCaps help with this modern retelling of Euripides' classic work! If you have struggled in the past reading the ancient classic, then BookCaps can help you out. We all need refreshers every now and then. Whether you are a student trying to cram for that big final, or someone just trying to understand a book more, BookC
Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Physics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,320. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Aristotle’s "Physics" remains one of the most influential works in all of Western Philosophy. For more than a thousand years it had stood as a pillar to all philosophical and scientific thought. In "Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Physics", M. James Ziccardi presents all of the essential ideas presented in the work in an easy to follow format.