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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.
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.
False Gods (The Deceivers) and Their Flock
You set the price! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(2.00 from 1 review)
The author gives her assessment of 3 new age cults - Abraham Hicks, Sherry Daniel and L. Ron Hubbard.
The Bluff Detector: Stories, Dreams and Rivers of Change
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Thomson Martin writes: "My book is an unfolding of my soul. In these pages I travel from my early attachments to the Christian tradition to a much wider, open and fresh place. Here and there from among the pages a trickster may appear in the form of a bluff detector. The trickster giggles." W. THOMSON MARTIN is a retired microbiologist, born in Northern Ireland, now living in Victoria, BC.
Harvesting the Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,090. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
You need to THINK for yourself... ... A Philosophy for Everyday Life. Relearning to think for yourself instead of following the crowd. Covers all aspects of learning including training the right side of the brain to be active.
Apocalyptic Imaginary: The Best of Modern Mythology 2011
You set the price! Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Through the voices of many contributors, we collectively take a hard look at the blurred lines between narrative and truth, philosophy and literature, personal history and cultural memory.
Feeling Your Way to Happiness
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
How do we know when we are happy, and how do we create more happy moments in our life? There are so many theories on happiness from finding joy in attending a religious service, being in love, laughing, doing something you really enjoy or many other daily experiences, however how many of these have a long lasting impact on our level of happiness and how many are just instantaneous happy moments?
the Seven Maxims: a Hopeful Endeavour
Price: Free! Words: 12,450. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
A thought-provoking analysis of the argumentative nature of our beliefs as well as a suggestion on how to live less abrasively.
A Progressive Mind: Personal Reflections On Reality
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A progressive book of aphorisms and random thoughts of a homeless hippie, decorated US Marine Vietnam War veteran, 28 year union member and deeply political American. Personal views on the absolute uselessness of religion, war and greed as well as the necessity of equally sharing what the universe offers. I speak of my beliefs as an occasional atheist, occasional agnostic and eternal Progressive.
Extasis Vital
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,160. Language: Spanish. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
La Palabra se ha vuelto creadora y ahora va del verso que todo lo dice con el fuego de la pasión al tema del Feminismo y el Optimismo para la vida, hasta llegar a los Ovnis. Son cuatro ensayos que al principio pensamos que podrían ser un libro cada uno y, de cierta manera, sí lo son.
The Dawn of Nightfall
Price: Free! Words: 8,020. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
As a summary and philosophical interpretation of Isaac Asimov's classic story "Nightfall," The Dawn of Nightfall draws esoteric correlations between the science fiction masterpiece and inner pyscho-spiritual illumination. My intended purpose for the reader of this essay is to reflect as deeply as possible and be humbled by the magnitude of mortality, and to inspire the pursuit of eternal life.
Moving Beyond Good and Evil: A Theory of Morality, Law, and Government
Price: Free! Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
This short book starts from first principles of moral nihilism and determinism and arrives at a shared system of morality and justice. It suggests a moral or ethical system that abandons the assumptions of objectivity, moral agency, and free will, and goes on to explore the implications of such a theory in the areas of criminal justice and government.
The Evolution Path
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This book looks at the evolutionary process along with other ideas such as spirituality, the soul and altruism. Understanding evolution is the key to understanding life. The ideas here have emerged from decades of thought about evolution, including a doctoral thesis along the way, and offer a different way of looking at life.
Breakthrough Philosophy
You set the price! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From the author of 'A Shaman's Black Cloak', 'Arin oh Arin' and 'Hivemind 2040+' comes a conveniently written compilation of personal quotes and philosophical sayings by Bryan Smith. Inside here, you will find a collection of profound, life-changing insights on the relationship between you and reality.
NOW and the Weltanschauung of Government Men
Price: Free! Words: 20,390. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
In this short work the world view (Weltanschauung) of this sci-fi/fantasy author is outlined, including the concept of NOW: the continuing Big-Bang event of our one universe. Focus is on physics quantum mechanics interpretation and multiverse concepts. This is contrasted with the fanciful world view of the novels Government Men and its prequel Secrets of Goth Mountain.
Articles in Dissident Philosophy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,540. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
A sustaining philosophy for the sovereign human being; a navigation system for self-management and an a recipe on how to increase your IQ. Individualism for collectivists and a Jenny Craig state for humanists. “Finely crafted essays in puzzle solving. A must read for the opinionated Left and Right.”
No Missing Links And Other Essays
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Essay » Political
5 essays celebrating complexity and the connective principle: “Gandhi Remix” reformulates Gandhi’s Seven Social Sins “Small Change” puts the health care reform into perspective “Too Many Notes” is a short essay on concision “Constructive Universalism” compares this Uruguayan art theory to Ayn Rand’s "objectivism" “No Missing Links” unveils the illusion of separation
Bezna 5
Price: Free! Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Bezna 5 makes an ouroboric move of plunging into itself ('Bezna' in Romanian means consistent darkness + diffuse fear). Bezna 5 is darkly glowing dead thinking, cosmic pessimism, hairy autonomy, limbo sighs, horrendous pink volumes, underground nematodes, happy dismemberment, haunting prehumanism, bio-glow, sinister moods, eternal stillness, future plague, idiot nonknowing and news from Cioran.
The Flag of Inconvenience
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014 by Spangaloo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
"A thought provoking and powerful memoir taking a voyage through the oceans of the mind, to a destination yet undecided and undefined..."
The Askers and The Offerers
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
(5.00 from 1 review)
This One Chapter Book takes a look at different perspectives on asking and offering. What may seem selfish to one seems perfectly normal to another, and what may be an attempt at being considerate may end up in an emotional overload. Understanding all types will help to create better communication without the need to change another person.