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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: 11,700. 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.
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.
Guidelines and Other Unsolicited Advice
Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is the second of five dialogues presenting a rational and controversial exploration of religious and living philosophies rendered as an uncomplicated contemporary discussion between two individuals. A must read for those seeking to make sense out of the confusing jumble of religious creeds.
Ad Infinitum
Price: Free! Words: 8,350. 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.
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.
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.
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?
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 (www.lulu.com, ISBN 9781326073053).
Grounded in a Material World
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is the fourth of five dialogues presenting a rational and controversial exploration of religious and living philosophies rendered as an uncomplicated contemporary discussion between two individuals. A must read for those seeking to make sense out of the confusing jumble of religious creeds.
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.
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.
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."
More Conversations with a Near-Death Experiencer
Series: Conversations with a Near-Death Experiencer, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » New Age » Near-death experiences
Diane Goble received emails from people all over the world (140 countries), who visited her web site A Near-Death Experience BeyondtheVeil.net from 1996 to 2008. This second book contains some of their conversations, questions and debates about religion, spirituality, and beliefs, plus a few relevant quotes and stories they passed on. This book will open your mind and connect you to your soul.
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.
Mentis Codex: A Guide for A Sentient Being
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A short book that states somethings that a thinking person might think about or want to think about. It can be taken in whole or part or not at all if you disagree with it. The book is meant just to start a discussion. It is only 11 pages of text in PDF format.
Reflections on the 2012 Apocalyptic View of the World
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A reflection on the doomsday prophecy of 21 December 2012.
From Dust to Descartes: An Evolutionary and Mechanical Explanation of Consciousness and Self-Awareness
Price: Free! Words: 65,900. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Beginning with physical reactions as simple and mechanical as rust, From Dust to Descartes goes step by evolutionary step to explore how the most remarkable and personal aspects of consciousness have arisen, how our awareness of the world of ourselves differs from that of other species, and whether machines could ever become self-aware.
LOREM IPSUM
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Biarkan perahu kehidupanmu menjadi ringan, ambil hanya yang perlukan, seseorang yang kau cintai dan mencintaimu, satu atau dua sahabat, rumah nyaman serta hiburan sederhana, seekor kucing, sandang dan pangan terpenuhi kemudian sediakan banyak air lebih dari cukup karena dahaga itu berbahaya.
The World Is Never Enough: A Journey to the Heart of 21st Century Human
Price: Free! Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A look beneath the skin of the modern-day individual: an attempt to understand their struggles and their meaning.