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Some Reflections on Ethics
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Price: Free! Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
"The aim of a rational ethics should be to maximize freedom and avenues of happiness and to minimize avoidable suffering." In this highly thought provoking and stimulating book, the author, Dr. Ramendra, has briefly and critically discussed the ethical ideas of G. E. Moore, Bertrand Russell, Lokayat, Buddha, Epicurus and John Stuart Mill before expounding his own ideas in a logical manner.
The State of American Thought: Ensnared in a fallacious liberal-conservative dichotomy
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 204,500. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism
The State of American Thought is a theoretical framework of American culture followed by a narrative of the preliminary platform of The Ecumenical Humanist International Political Party. The goal of the book is to help Americans and people around the world eliminate man-made sufferings through engagement in ecumenical humanist behavioral, cultural and political revolutions.
An Essay concerning Human Enquiry: Exploring the Intersection of Hume and Kant — Perception, Causation and the Limits of Human Understanding
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Metaphysics is the search into existence, our existence within that existence, and our understanding of these existences. That is, how do we know what (or that) we know? This was a key question for Hume and Kant, and one which we shall consider. This essay, therefore, is a philosophical enquiry into human enquiry itself. We shall ask, how is it — and to what extent do — we understand our world?
The Goddess & The Devil
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 368,950. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Category: Plays » Ancient & Classical
This book covers a broad range of issues discussed between Marcus and the Prisoner against the backdrop of the Salem Witch hysteria of 1692. As the despotic Marcus issues writs of accusations against "witches" in his employer's absence, his latest Prisoner makes a profound request that forces Marcus to confront the Devil within himself and the evil that plagues Salem Village.
Del che è & che non è
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Series: Studi prosofici. Price: Free! Words: 107,470. Language: Italian. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Le culture si spendono per confinare l’inafferrabilità dell’evenienza, che è conseguenza dell’umana libertà. I modi del confinamento fanno appello a idee di razionalità e di socialità che vedono quell’afferrare come indispensabile e doveroso. Qui, come in 'Essere al mondo', si indaga invece l’originaria libertà dei rapporti tra mondo, mente e medio per conoscerla nell’immediatezza del suo darsi.
Beerbox Haiku: A Thousand Feathers Collection
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,110. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
One thousand haiku written from the Workingman perspective along the back roads and dark alleys of American life.
Atherfield's Final Formula
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,000. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
A meeting with Miles Priest leads to the slow but inevitable unravelling of George Atherfield on a professional, ethical and spiritual level. The security of Atherfield’s professional wisdom seems to offer no solace for his increasingly hypersensitive conscience, as he presses on with blind resolve in his pursuit of the sacred formula. What is the formula...
Frabjous Days
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50,160. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013 by Sangraal Inc.. Category: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
Grandfather and Granddaughter revive traditional painting in the early 21st century to the theme of Lewis Carroll's nonsense literature. An experimental piece combining criticism, poetry and artistic philosophy with metaphorical allusions to Wonderland, Through the Looking Glass and Bruno and Sylvie by Lewis Carroll.
Philosophyology: The Science of Philosophy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,640. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Philosophyology: The Science of Philosophy, is a poetic compilation of ultimate and indisputable universal truths, imperative to accomplishing anything. This book has no filler text, only invaluable information and can be read in an hour. When used as life’s basic help manual, these verses should be read then reread, and read again.
I, Observer
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Price: Free! Words: 13,530. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
This is my third volume of short essays to make you think. I look for patterns and generalisations; keep things simple - not to offer truths, but to highlight where complication and specialisation might get things wrong. From the nature of God to what is knowledge, I theorise on subjects as varied as politics and psychology. I even attempt an explanation of Adam's Rib.