Books tagged: rationalism

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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.
John Toland: Ireland's Forgotten Philosopher, Scholar ... and Heretic
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Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography
An examination of the life and work of John Toland, scholar and philosopher of international renown. A prolific writer on important political and religious issues of his day, he was the first person to be called a freethinker (by Bishop Berkeley). He is chiefly remembered today for his book Christianity Not Mysterious, which was condemned by British and Irish parliaments and publicly burned.
Descartes' Devil: Three Meditations
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,680. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Essay » Literature
"Descartes’ Devil" is a moving and beautifully constructed book that opens our eyes to the fantasy, humor, and imagination of Descartes. Grünbein’s thought-provoking reflections on the poetry and modernity of the philosopher — this man "chosen to set the course for all of us" — are heightened and made whole by his own playful poems, which conclude each meditation.
Atheist in Church -- on Heaven and Other Mysteries
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 43,290. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
A story of how research for a novel takes one disbeliever to Jewish, Foursquare, Catholic, Christian Science, and other worship services. She collects people's notions about heaven, interviews brothel workers, and muses about religion in America. All those years of benign indifference, examined at last, in an effort that eventually reshapes her views about believers and believing.
Faith and Reason and Faith in Reason
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,410. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
This book explores the philosophical aspects of religious faith and reason. To me, doubt seems more reasonable than certainty. Open-mindedness seems more reasonable than fixed belief. Doubt and open-mindedness are often mistaken for confusion, though. Also, like certainty and faith, they can be taken to extremes. Version 2.0 Without the restrictions of faith, the mind has
Richard Dawkins The God Delusion: A Theist Response
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Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
In this interesting piece; the author argues that Richard Dawkins has failed in his attempts to put a good rational argument for atheism. The professor uses the rather feeble approach of setting up straw men only to dismantle them with great relish. These repeated mischaracterizations of faith do the atheist camp no favours. All it does is betray a vitriolic personal agenda.
World Politics: Rationalism and Beyond
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This book provides an overview of the entire discipline of world affairs in a way that makes immediate sense. It is also a critique of the limits that rationalism sets on how we know world affairs, showing how we might transcend these limits by augmenting rationalist research with non-rationalist techniques.
Fundamental Descartes: A Practical Guide to the Method and Meditations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern
In "Fundamental Descartes: A Practical Guide to the Method and Meditations", M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages of Rene Descartes’ two most influential works, "Discourse on the Method" and "Meditations on First Philosophy". Combined with explanations from the author, this book examines in an easy to follow format Descartes’ most important contributions to Western Philosophy.