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Holophany, The Loop of Creation
Price: Free! Words: 165,030. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
A new paradigm in philosophy exploring the structure of consciousness through analysis of the act of perception and creativity. By abolishing axioms and truisms and instead, investigating the mechanism whereby these were created, authoritative dogma becomes redundant. As an alternative, knowledge of the structure of consciousness endows one with personal, social and global responsibility.
The Ethical Philosophy of Bertrand Russell
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Based on full length book of the same title. A critical exposition of the ethical philosophy of Bertrand Russell. Traces the development of Russell's ethical ideas from cognitivism (similar to G. E. Moore) to non-cognitivism (similar to A.J.Ayer).Concludes with author, Dr. Ramendra's critical comments on Russell's ethical ideas.(This is the second revised and expanded version of the ebook.)
The Silver Lining - Moral Deliberations in Films
Price: Free! Words: 17,110. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Moral deliberations and philosophical dimensions in eight modern films.
Bioethics and Population
Price: Free! Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Issues in the ethics and practice of demography and bioengineering - population control, the right to life, cloning, and abortion.
That's Funny: A Theory of Humor
Price: Free! Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ever wondered why we find something funny or why we laugh? You might be surprised by the reason. Have you ever wondered how people make up jokes? Would you like to be able to do so? A theory of humor is arrived at through the analysis of more than eighty fine jokes. Study has never been so much fun.
Why: An Agnostic Perspective on the Meaning of Life
Price: Free! Words: 39,780. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A logical attempt to analysis of the meaning of life. It comes to the conclusion that even if we can never know the true meaning of life we still have to use logic to deduce what to do with our lives. The most logical thing we can do with our lives is to grow to our full potential.
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Explains the influence of blood on modern history, warfare, religion, secret societies, government and popular culture. Really weird
On the Wings of Hope: Prose
Price: Free! Words: 99,320. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
A collection of inspirational and philosophical short stories about life challenges, love, hope, faith, overcoming of difficulties and never giving up. May this book help you find a kind answer on the nature of the man, his strengths and weaknesses, his origin and power of spirit, and meaning of his life.
Selected Thoughts On Human Development
Price: Free! Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
This book examines the proverbial meaning of life, which I take to mean developing individual self-awareness and self-sufficiency. It also addresses the role of temptation in the process of this development. The book also analyzes the five main conditions of the human mind (slave, Servant, Master, Warrior, Priest) and behavior typical of people in these conditions as they go through life
Jen Hancock's Handy Humanism Handbook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This book is written to provide a quick overview of the philosophy of Humanism. Humanism is one of the most influential and yet most maligned philosophies of all time. Unfortunately, most people don’t know anything about it. I intend to change that with this book. Consider yourself introduced.
Stage 3: A Vision of Human Evolution
Price: Free! Words: 42,130. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
(4.00 from 1 review)
Is there hope for the human race? This book answers that question with a resounding "Yes!" The author presents a model of consciousness evolution in three stages, and applies the model to explore psychological and spiritual growth both in individual persons and in society as a whole. The book culminates in a hopeful vision of a world of peace and plenty for all.
Ad Infinitum
Price: Free! Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Meditations on the startling and inevitable nature of infinity.
Fiction Gutted: The Establishment and the Novel
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
As Gideon Lewis-Kraus notes, writing in the Los Angeles Times, James Wood is a writer who matters. People read him, people of the educated, monied, controlling part of the populace. That's why it's important that what James Wood writes does not matter – in central ways. Nowhere is this more on display than in How Fiction Works, the star critic's most recent book.
Некоторые Мысли О Развитии Человека
Price: Free! Words: 19,380. Language: Russian. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
В книге рассматриваются вопросы: смысл жизни человека – воспитание в себе осмысленности и самодостаточности, осознание бесконечности своих возможностей; роль соблазнов в процессе этого воспитания; состояния разума человека – раба, Слуги, Хозяина, Воина, Жреца; поведение людей в этих состояниях в организациях, семье и социуме.
Prosophy. After philosophy
Price: Free! Words: 47,720. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A short essay on i. Postmodernist perspectives in philosophy, their plus sides and shortcomings; ii. General biography, or the most encompassing view over their common condition humans can possibly share; iii. Proethics, both preternatural and unavoidable for everyone to fulfill their native freedom. Fourth edition, fully revised. Same as newly printed softcover (, ISBN 9781326073053).
Spøkelser, reinsydyr og negative påstander
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: Norwegian (Nynorsk). Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Man kan ikke kan bevise en negativ påstand. Man kan ikke bevise at det ikke finnes spøkelser. Man kan ikke bevise at det ikke er en sjøorm i Seljordsvannet. Men hva med flyvende reinsdyr? Og hvor mange er det legitimt å drepe i forsøket?
Philosophy of Time: Thoughts and Deliberations
Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Relativity, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Since H.G.Well’s Time Machine, humans have greatly marveled at the prospects of time-travel. Einstein’s Theory of Relativity has now experimentally established that time is a physical dimension to which space is intrinsically connected. In this volume, the goal is not to provide a systematic definition and overview of time, but to only consider the various issues connected with it.
I Fell in Love Today
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
You're out and about and you run into a captivating being. We've all had it happen. This is about total submission to the fantasy... but the cruelest part... is its ephemeral nature.
Wasted life!
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Psychology » Movements / existential
'Wasted life!' is a philosophical article about the meaning of our life, the concept of 'success' and 'failure','gain' and 'lost', 'winners' and 'losers',finally about how we waste time and life.
Flotsam - A Boomer’s Vignettes
Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Flotsam contains scenes and pictures from this baby boomer's life. My experiences are no better than anyone else's: no worse. My experiences and lessons learned directly influence my novels, for as Ayn Rand says, "When you sit down to write, you do not need to calculate everything in a slow, conscious way. Your inspiration comes to the exact extent of the knowledge you have stored."