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Marx and Heidegger
By Gerry Stahl
Price: Free! Words: 68,540. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
A philosophy dissertation combining the strong points of Marx' and Heidegger's approaches to correct the problems that their theories have encountered.
Understanding Kant: Concepts and Intuitions
By Hercules Bantas
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
This guide examines Kant's theory of knowledge, specifically his arguments for separating human thought into concepts and intuitions.
Philosophy of Happiness (Be Happy-Be Optimistic)
By Nils Horn
Price: Free! Words: 26,930. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Epicurus is my savior. He was my first enlightened master. He saved me from the suffering on life. He gave me the goal of inner happiness and showed me the way to find it. I read his philosophy, did it and felt better. Unlimited thanks to him. (Yogi Nils) Contents: Happiness Can be Learnt. The Ten Points of Happiness. Overcome Fear, Sadness and Anger. The Way of Love.
Philosophie des Glücks: Glück, Glücksforschung, glückliche Welt
By Nils Horn
Price: Free! Words: 44,200. Language: German. Published: August 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Nach der Glücksphilosophie liegt der Sinn des Lebens darin glücklich zu sein. Der Begründer war der griechische Philosoph Epikur. Seine große Erkenntnis besteht darin, dass das Glück eines Menschen vorwiegend ein inneres Glück ist. Diese Auffassung wird von der modernen Wissenschaft geteilt.
Perfection Syndrome
By Teymur Roshdi
Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Research
(4.00 from 1 review)
'Perfection Syndrome' is a philosophical article based on the analysis of two recent movies:Black Swan and Dorian Gray.Also by refering to 'the strange case of Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde,I try to explore and to have a better understanding of the human nature...
Forbidden Love!
By Teymur Roshdi
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
The Great Love described in the stories:Romeo and Juliet,Splendor in the grass,Thorn Birds and Twilight saga, makes me ponder on this subject...
The Verdict
By Elias Adam
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,750. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Born and raised in Algeria with an active political life in the 70’s leading to his eventual emigration as a political refugee Elias Adam is the father of a family deeply affected by the new reality for economic and political migrants in Western Europe, victims of the new face of politics and some would say of Fear. This is his Book Of natural Rebellion
Tragedy and Comedy
By Teymur Roshdi
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
'Tragedy and Comedy' is a philosophical article which treats the reasons of human tears and mainly the human ability to laugh.
In Defense of Martin Luther
By Joseph Keysor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Author Joseph Keysor previously demonstrated that Hitler and the Nazis were not acting on Christian principles and exposed the true basis for destructive actions. Now he comes to the defense of Martin Luther, a person that many people try to blame for Hitler's anti-semitism. Keysor is not Lutheran, making his analysis all the more decisive.
Éloge de l'animal
By Michel de Montaigne
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,220. Language: French. Published: December 9, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Les animaux parlent tout comme l'homme. Montaigne confère à la communication animale une pleine valeur de langage : « Qu'est-ce autre chose que parler, cette faculté que nous leur voyons de se plaindre, de se réjouir, de s'entr'appeler au secours, se convier à l'amour, comme ils font par l'usage de leur voix ? »
Des larmes et des saints
By Emil Cioran
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: French. Published: November 19, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Dans Des larmes et des saints, Cioran prévoit le jour où il regrettera, où il aura honte, d’avoir tant aimé les saintes et « la mystique, cette sensualité transcendante ». il se séparera des saintes, de leurs effusions, mais l’adieur au lyrisme n’effacera pas en lui l’iamge et la pensée qui l’obsèdent »
Do I Exist? And Other Philosophical Questions
By Andy Marlow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ever found yourself plagued by deep questions? This cheap, accessible book gives you a basic introduction to philosophical issues drawing on the works of philosophers from Descartes to Sartre through Kant and Nietzsche. Don’t know who they are? Don’t worry- each chapter ends with a “Philosophical Who’s Who” giving you a brief biography of the life and works of each major philosopher.
Nietzsche: The God of Groundhog Day
By Michael Faust
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,440. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
Is Groundhog Day the greatest philosophical movie of all time? Under the rom-com exterior, this seminal film touches on Nietzsche's eternal recurrence, Camus' Myth of Sisyphus, and the possibility of becoming a Superman and even God.
Strata
By Ewa Chrusciel
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 14,360. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011 by Emergency Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Strata is a series of interconnected lyric prose poems that fluctuate between order and chaos like flocks of swallows rearranging themselves in flight. The rhythmic oscillation of the poems builds into a postmodern story that weaves through the life of a poet who’s migrated from Poland to the U.S.
Understanding Freud: The Unconscious Mind
By Hercules Bantas
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
A concise guide to Freud's theory of the unconscious mind as outlined in his Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis. Topics covered include the role the unconscious plays in 'parapraxes', the dream-works, neurotic diseases and symptoms, and it's central part in psychoanalysis.
Understanding Descartes: I am, I exist
By Hercules Bantas
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
In Meditations on First Philosophy, René Descartes uses rational thought to argue that his essence exists in his thoughts alone. This guide will outline the reasoning Descartes' uses in establishing his theory of knowledge that he argues is necessary to form a 'pro
La doulou
By Alphonse Daudet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 10,500. Language: French. Published: November 30, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
La Doulou, ouvrage posthume paru en 1931, est le journal de sa maladie, écrit comme l’indique l’avertissement, « Dictante dolore », « sous la dictée de la douleur ». Il porte sur lui-même, sur les transformations progressives de son corps, sur la maladie et les malades qui l’entourent, un regard qui est à la fois d’une grande froideur clinique et d’une extrême vitalité.
Pourquoi tout n'a-t-il pas déjà disparu ?
By Jean Baudrillard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: French. Published: April 29, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Le texte de ce carnet est un inédit de Jean Baudrillard.
Le droit à la paresse
By Paul Lafargue
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: French. Published: May 17, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Animé d’un esprit d’une liberté étonnante, Lafargue a su trouver le ton juste pour dénoncer une aliénation du travail plus métaphysique que sociale.
La république des oiseaux
By Jules Michelet
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,650. Language: French. Published: April 28, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Animals
Ces pages sur la nature et les animaux sont à la fois très lyriques et d’une grande justesse, en particulier lorsqu’il s’agit de décrire leurs mœurs, à la fois familières et étranges. Ami des bêtes (comme Victor Hugo), il en défendra la cause auprès des hommes de son temps.