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Apocalyptic Imaginary: The Best of Modern Mythology 2011 by James Curcio
You set the price! Words: 69,950. 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.
Moving Beyond Good and Evil: A Theory of Morality, Law, and Government by M. E. Tson
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.
Harvesting the Dream by James Bryron Love
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.
The Bluff Detector: Stories, Dreams and Rivers of Change by W. Thomson Martin
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.
Bezna 5 by Artworld
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.
Moral Values, Politics and You: The Tribal Nature of All Politics by Fidel Davila
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Describes are how personal values lead to groups of similar values ("tribes") that try to lead using their values, i.e., politics. Primeval tribes are male lead, hierarchical and intolerant of other's values. Modern tribes are consensus driven and tolerant of diverse values as long as they respect an individual's human rights.
The Flag of Inconvenience by Khaled Farag & Caren Knight
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..."
Feeling Your Way to Happiness by George Birdsall
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?
Extasis Vital by Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $4.99 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.
Freedom From God: Restoring the Sense of Wonder by Harry Willson
Series: Harry Willson Humanist Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,740. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Thinking Aloud Allowed! Thinking about God went into a black hole in the '60s with "God Is Dead." Fundamentalism doesn't count, because there's no thinking there. Here's a book that goes all the way into that black hole and comes out the far end -- into liberation. This challenge is for persons who can read and like to think, and can still sense wonder. The fresh air is wonderful!
The Metarevolution (2nd Edition) by Grant Bartley
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 78,180. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010 by Punked Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Metarevolution is a revolutionary manifesto about revolutions. It is both a theory about the nature of change throughout history, and a prescription of what to do about it. The touchstone idea for The Metarevolution is that no matter how well thought-out any ideology may be to start with, there are always limitations which only become clear as its ideals are applied.
A Progressive Mind: Personal Reflections On Reality by John Cannon
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.
Breakthrough Philosophy by Bryan Smith
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.
Contre l'idée de sanction by Jean-Marie Guyau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: French. Published: December 9, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
" L'idée de sanction vient se fondre dans l'idée plus morale de 'coopération' ; celui qui fait le bien universel travaille à une œuvre si grande qu'il a idéalement droit au concours de tous les êtres, membres du même tout, depuis la première monère jusqu'à la cellule cérébrale de l'organisme le plus élevé."
How I Became A Super Villain by Brian Miller
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 33,890. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
How are we to explain and understand the uniquely modern character that is the Super Villain? This book is a philosophical exploration of the Super Villain's universe, psyche, ethics, their cautionary tale of humanity wounded, and the special qualities their world can endow its followers with.
Letters at Midnight by Roland B. King
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Meditations / General
Do you ever lie awake at night and wonder, "why?" The clock strikes twelve and sleep has not graced your eyes. Suddenly your mind is filled with thoughts of some of life's biggest mysteries, and one begins to finally make sense to you. Let's embark on an adventure in the Scriptures as poet and philosopher Roland B. King opens the seals on these Letters at Midnight.
Hamlet Orders a Rewrite! Popular Lecture Series Volume 3 by Mark Collins
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Popular Powerpoint Lecture by Dr. Mark Collins provides essential background for his rewrite of one of the most beloved literary works of all time.
No Missing Links And Other Essays by Julie R Butler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,630. 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
The Relevance of Kabir by Todd Vickers
Price: $5.51 USD. Words: 51,750. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Kabir was a bold eastern philosopher who understood how pain is inevitable and suffering is optional. The Relevance of Kabir combines the verses of four different translations. In the revolutionary spirit of Kabir, Todd Vickers elaborates on these poems using modern examples, reason, metaphor and indelicacy.
Articles in Dissident Philosophy by Edward St Amant
Price: $4.99 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.”