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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.
Некоторые мысли о развитии человека
By Vladimir Poklad
Price: Free! Words: 19,380. Language: Russian. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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.
More Conversations with a Near-Death Experiencer
By Diane Goble
Series: Conversations with a Near-Death Experiencer, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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.
Mentis Codex: A Guide for A Sentient Being
By Mentis Thinker
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Category: 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.
The Verdict
By Elias Adam
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,750. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Born and raised in Algeria with an active political life in the 70’s leading to his eventual emigration as a political refugee Elias Adam is the father of a family deeply affected by the new reality for economic and political migrants in Western Europe, victims of the new face of politics and some would say of Fear. This is his Book Of natural Rebellion
On the Wings of Hope: Prose
By Prokhor Ozornin
Price: Free! Words: 99,320. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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.
Simulations and Reality in WYSIWYG Universes
By Andrew Burt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
We're living in a Simulated Universe? Are you sure? And if we're _not_...
LOREM IPSUM
By Juna Firmansyah
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: December 9, 2011. Category: 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 Dynamics of Meaning
By Toby Fadida
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Human existence is perhaps the most intriguing and perplexing idea to ponder. What is the meaning of existence? Somehow we arrived here. We know that we will one day depart. So what is it all about? What is life about? How are we to go about pursuing enlightenment out of such a dynamic and perplexing question? The Dynamics of Meaning sets out a rational path for seeking an understanding of life.
Mapping Mental Spaces: Volume 1
By Bill Whitehouse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 235,490. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The two volumes which give expression to 'Mapping Mental Spaces' are a series of working exercises involving different problems which are entailed by issues of: hermeneutics, innate ideas, apodicticity, belief, meaning, model-building, psychology, mythology, mysticism, logic (Volume 1), fields, mathematics, chaos theory, quantum mechanics, chronobiology, and holographic theory (Volume 2).
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. Category: 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.