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Fundamental St. Augustine: A Practical Guide to The Confessions and The City of God
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval
The following is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "The Essence of Medieval Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of medieval philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of St. Augustine.
On Life in Prison: Survivor Chronicles
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Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Horror » Undead
Billy and Jason discuss boredom and the ubiquitous montage sequence that seems to be required in every zombie film ever made. And how they're now living it. This isn't an excerpt, but more of addendum to the Survivor Chronicles. I just never saw fit to add it to the text of Rapture, where it belongs.
Eastern Thinking for a Western World
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
Join our dialog in which Master Rosenfeld describes his long journey through the world of martial arts and how he came to be the renowned instructor and authority that he is today. Learn how Chen-Style Tai Chi was developed through the use of warfare weaponry such as the Guan Dao, and how it has evolved and continues to change to this day.
The Search for the Dice Man
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,290. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Young Larry is about to marry his boss's daughter when the FBI shows up wanting to arrest his notorious Diceman father Luke, whose existence Larry has tried to keep hidden. His carefully ordered world crumbles. He needs to find Luke before the FBI can. His search takes him to dice centers, to a new love, to rigging the stock market, to Luke--and to total comic chaos.
Return to the Real
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 65,220. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The book presented in front of you is an intellectual inquiry into how the society of today should develop and finally be sent on a way of progress for the whole of humanity. It is a radical thought presented both philosophically and in a plain language. It is a must read for any that wish for a better world for all, an inqury into the obstacles that are present now and will be for the time being.
The International Political Economy of Risk: Rationalism, Calculation, and Power
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 117,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
The discipline of international political economy faces a number of critical challenges at present, as it seeks to incorporate a number of relatively new issues, one of these being "risk". This captivating and enlightening study redresses the neglect of "risk" in this field by focusing on objectivist rationalism.
Truth, Lies, and Trickery (Modern Gods Series, #3)
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Series: Modern Gods, Book 3. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,590. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The third book in the Modern Gods Series, Truth, Lies, and Trickery continues the theme of mythology, romance, and adventure.
Medieval Philosophy: A Practical Guide to Roger Bacon
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval
This book is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "The Essence of Medieval Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of medieval philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of Roger Bacon.
Pearls
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Price: Free! Words: 1,900. Language: American English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
A collection of easy to remember aphorisms that may help with difficult situations or provide insights when contemplating life and living in general.
Fundamental Rousseau: A Practical Guide to The Social Contract, Emile, and More
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,940. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Portions of this book have been extracted in their entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy", with the exception of the section dealing with "Emile", which is exclusive to this book. It is intended to serve as a primer for students of the political philosophy and especially the more important works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.