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Voluntad Creadora
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: Spanish. Published: June 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry
Aristóteles, por lo que podemos apreciar en su obra “El arte poética” vio en la Grecia de su tiempo una realidad que era obvia y evidente: existía un tipo de arte cuyo medio era la palabra, ya sea hablada o escrita. Esta es la Poesis aristotélicas; son los fundamentos poéticos que configuran la esencia poética de este gran filósofo.
Four Stories About Death: A Sage, a Monk, a Ballerina and a Tyrant
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You set the price! Words: 30,090. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
This artistic meditation on death is derived from the factual historic material. It shows death as a reflection of one’s life.
The Ideal in the West
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 60,810. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Idealism
Plato defined the Ideal as "the universal author of all things beautiful and right." This book traces its history from before Plato through Imperial Rome, the Renaissance, and 19th century America, and its influence on artists such as Michelangelo, Shakespeare and Whitman. In addition it shows how the Ideal's timeless principles can benefit people in the 21st century
Is Misanthropy a Choice or an Instinct?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Category: Essay » Author profile
Ruminations on the author's constant struggle with his fellow man.
Hemlock Crescent (The Misgivings of the Vampire Lucius Lafayette)
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Series: The Vampire Lucius Lafayette, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Hemlock Crescent is #3 in The Misgivings of the Vampire Lucius Lafayette series. The vampire Lucius Lafayette has decided to visit Greece. Ancient Greece, where Socrates is a well established philosopher and general. But the vampire is not there so much for Socrates as he is for the werewolves. Athens is in a decades long war with Sparta, a war that looks like they'll be losing.
The Vampire Lucius Lafayette: Volume 1 (Collected Stories)
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Series: The Vampire Lucius Lafayette, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
The first four stories in The Misgivings of the Vampire Lucius Lafayette series. This four pack includes the following 4 stories: Leather Apron: #1 Mardi Gras: #2 Hemlock Crescent: #3 Hell's Disciples: #4
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
O canto de Gregório
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 23, 2012. Category: Plays » European / Spanish & Portuguese
Peça de Teatro brasileira, montada em 2004 pelo Grupo de Teatro Macunaíma, dirigida por Antunes Filho. Gregório, envolto em seus pensamentos, conversa com Jesus, Sócrates e Buda, e então enfrenta um julgamento como réu, acusado de não ser um homem bom.
How Do You Know You're Reading a Book? And Other Strange Questions Answered By Old Greek Guys
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
How do you know you're reading right now? To many it seems obvious, but to a strange group of people—philosophers—it's not so obvious. This book is a humorous look at philosophy's strange answers, and even stranger people. Included are original sources, summaries, questions to think about, and paradoxes about knowledge and nuclear fission.
The First Party
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
A quorum of influential thinkers set stage for a memorable drinking party circa 380 B.C. Between arguments and a garden variety of layers of wisdom the genesis of platonic love is revealed.