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In The Realm of Inorganic Beings
By Brian Johnston
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
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'
By Hercules Bantas
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Lucky In Cyprus: A True Story ABout A Boy, A Teacher, An Earthquake, Some Terrorists And The CIA
By Allan Cole
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Lucky In Cyprus is a coming-of-age story set in the Middle East during the height of the Cold War. An American teenager – son of a CIA operative – is inspired by grand events and a Greek Cypriot teacher. He witnesses earthquakes and riots and terrorist attacks, but in the end it is his teacher’s gentle lessons that keep him whole.
An Introduction to Western Philosophy
By Matt McGinniss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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
By Brian Johnston
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,370. Language: Unknown language. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
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
Sophronismos - The Rise of Alcibiades
By Allen Hansen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,890. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A book about philosophy and historical fiction that explores the life of Socrates and his associates during the middle period of his life. It was during this time that Athens and all of Greece was in turmoil, and the father of western philosphy underwent a significant transformation.
Finding Happiness in a Society Full of Narcissism
By David Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,370. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The book identifies the most common error made in today's society that causes people to be unhappy. Despite an unremittingly hedonistic pursuit of instant gratification, the deep and satisfying glow of real happiness still can’t be achieved. However, this book shows how small changes to an individual's behaviour can have massive positive effects that lead to true happiness.
The Spirit of Excellence
By Emmanuel Socrates Quansah
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,990. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 by Emmanuel Socrates Quansah. Category: Nonfiction
One of the greatest and lasting compliments to a person came when the Bible said Daniel had ‘An Excellent Spirit’. He was a slave in Babylon, yet distinguished himself from his youth to become the highest official spanning the reign of three kings. This book reveals secrets and timeless principles of how Daniel became a person of such high standard of excellence.
The Element Series: Part I
By Brandon Montgomery
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,380. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Fiction
The Element Series is an action-packed trilogy comprised of a gripping, three-segment saga that will leave readers anxious to see what's next. The Elements are diamond-shaped crystals that enhance the natural abilities of each wielder to an extreme level. After events start and the lines are drawn, the two opposing sides mobilize for a showdown that can only be determined by blood.
Notes on Philosophy
By Larry Clevenger
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,700. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
Starting with brief biographies of the great philosophers, including Socrates, Plato, Aristotle and Descartes in part one, and moving through other forms and ways of thinking this book is a nice introduction to the world of philosophy.