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Vintage Reading: From Plato to Bradbury: A Personal Tour of Some of the World's Best Books
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 59,750. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2010 by Bancroft Press. Category: Nonfiction » Reference » Publishing and books
Vintage Reading brings eighty of the world's most unforgettable books out from behind the high castle walls, lowers the drawbridge, and welcomes readers inside. With lively and concise commentary, award-winning author Robert Kanigel throws an arm around the reader and becomes the tour guide to classics, best-sellers, lesser-known greats, and everything in-between.
Democracy on Trial (the verdict)
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 34,900. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Category: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » European
This book shows how the democratic principle developed, as witnesses, such as Plato and Aristotle, come forward in time to explain their roles in developing Democracy in ancient Greece. Famous scientists give testimony concerning the importance of creative physics in serving to bring about Global democracy for the survival of humanity.
Grandfather J. B.: Letters to My Grandson
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 66,580. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2010 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Immigration and Emigration
Memoirs through poignant, witty letters by a self-taught immigrant to his professor grandson from 1959-66, first published by Little Brown and now in quality digital. Both sweet and acerbic, with plenty of subtext and wistfulness of dreams of philosophy or just college, the book compels attention for its strong characters deftly revealed by short letters--and always the correction of the grandson.
In The Realm of Inorganic Beings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Brian Johnston takes us on a mind bending trip spanning over forty years of involvement with mysticism. His was a quest to know the truth about the nature of reality through transcendental meditation the teachings of Don Juan and by becoming a Rosicrucian Illuminati. He delves deeply into the subject of reincarnation and the negative associations that mankind has with the demonic inorganic beings
Understanding Plato: 'The Symposium'
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
This guide examines Plato's discussion of love in The Symposium. It covers all the speeches, culminating in Alcibiades's drunken homage to Socrates, and explores the moral dimensions Plato attaches to love, as well as key concepts such as Common and Heavenly love.
Understanding Philosophy: Volume I
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study skills
These six guides are designed for students as introductions to complex philosophical concepts and ideas. Topics covered include deliberative democracy, justice as fairness by Rawls, Aristotles' virtues, Kant's concepts and intuitions, Palto's Symposium, and essay writing strategies.
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.
On The Silent Wings of Freedom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,370. Language: Unknown language. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
One way to describe this book is The Tao of Physics meets The Philosphers stone and Don Juan. This book covers the authors experiences in mysticism, spiritual alchemy and Zapotec Nahualism from a very young age to the present. A span of over forty years. The first section of deals primarily with the spiritual and psycological aspects of mysticism while the second deals with the history and science
Atlantis The Eyewitnesses
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Series: Learning Ancient Secrets. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 40,780. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology
Many believe that Atlantis was a myth created by Plato. Well Plato the Greek was not the first to write about it. We have found a very much earlier document. It was written in 9619 BC, about 9,250 years before Plato’s writing. This ancient document is believed to be the oldest document that has survived almost intact down through the ages. It proves that Atlantis was real.
Atlantis The Eyewitnesses Part I The Creation of Atlantis
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,360. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Ancient
Many have believed that Atlantis was a fiction created by Plato. We have found a very much earlier document. It was written in 9619 BC, about 9,250 years before Plato’s writing. Further, archeological finds and scientific evidence provide convincing proof that Atlantis really did exist; Atlantis was real. We structure the evidence that we found into 3 parts: creation, legacy, destruction.