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The Silver Lining - Moral Deliberations in Films
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 17,520. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Moral deliberations and philosophical dimensions in eight modern films.
Bioethics and Population
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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
By George J Cole
Price: Free! Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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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.
Escape into Reality
By Anthony Souza
Price: Free! Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is the third 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.
Blood!
By M.E. Brines
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: 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
Ignorance is no Excuse
By Anthony Souza
Price: Free! Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is the last 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.
Fiction Gutted: The Establishment and the Novel
By Tony Christini
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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.
Las mariposas vuelan libres: Un acercamiento innovador y radical a la evolución espiritual
By Stephen Davis
Series: Butterflies. Price: Free! Words: 121,490. Language: Spanish. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Cuando Nicolás Copérnico descubrió que la Tierra no era el centro del Universo, todo cambió. Cuando Frederick Miescher descubrió el ADN, todo cambió otra vez. Cuando los físicos cuánticos han descubierto que nuestro universo físico no es real, que es un holograma, todo…¡espera!, nada ha cambiado. Ahora “Las mariposas vuelan libres” ofrece un acceso nuevo y radical a la evolución espiritual.
Guidelines and Other Unsolicited Advice
By Anthony Souza
Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: 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.
The Ethical Technologist
By David Tuffley
Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Ethical Technologist is an exploration of what it is to be a change agent during this most dynamic period of human history. Ethical conduct in technology development comes down to a simple, two-part proposition; people must be told what the consequences of using a technology will be and give their informed consent, and secondly, that they must not be harmed by using it.
Jen Hancock's Handy Humanism Handbook
By Jennifer Hancock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
0.75 star(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.
Why: An Agnostic Perspective on the Meaning of Life
By Travis Haan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary 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 as sentient beings.
Selected thoughts on human development
By Vladimir Poklad
Price: Free! Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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
Grounded in a Material World
By Anthony Souza
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: 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.
Spøkelser, reinsydyr og negative påstander
By Arnfinn Pettersen
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: Norwegian (Nynorsk). Published: September 13, 2010. Category: 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?
I Fell in Love Today
By John Keenan
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Category: 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.
Crazy Or Just Crazy Enough to be True? Popular Lecture Series Volume 1
By Mark Collins
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Popular Powerpoint lecture by Dr. Mark Collins shows how biology, chemistry, physics and philosophy all point to a common origin of the universe. Based on his book, "Maximum Irony". The crazy idea of the origin of the universe would appear to be a "reductio ad absurdum" for the atheistic argument. Or is the idea just crazy enough to be true?
Ad Infinitum
By Edison Thomas
Price: Free! Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Meditations on the startling and inevitable nature of infinity.
Stage 3: A Vision of Human Evolution
By Scott Lape
Price: Free! Words: 42,130. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(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.
The Atheist Afterlife
By David Staume
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
THE ATHEIST AFTERLIFE: The odds of an afterlife: Reasonable. The odds of meeting God there: Nil. "Entertaining and well reasoned." THE ATHEIST AFTERLIFE describes an afterlife consistent with known law and requires nothing more than physics. It demonstrates that an afterlife is possible based on reason, and supports the probability of an afterlife with an original and testable support for dualism.