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Ignorance is no Excuse
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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.
Jen Hancock's Handy Humanism Handbook
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(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
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Price: $2.00 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.
Selected thoughts on human development
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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
Guidelines and Other Unsolicited Advice
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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.
Ad Infinitum
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Price: Free! Words: 8,350. 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
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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.
Grounded in a Material World
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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
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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?
Некоторые мысли о развитии человека
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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.
I Fell in Love Today
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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.
Prosophy. After philosophy
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Price: Free! Words: 47,720. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary 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).
Philosophy of Time: Thoughts and Deliberations
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Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Relativity
(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.
The Atheist Afterlife
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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.
The Gospel of Reason
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 86,090. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
[Easter Sale] As Jesus walked amongst men to advance the Gospel, so does Arenos to advance an objective & secular standard of the Good. Through numerous interactions, Arenos meets individuals & experiences situations testing existing systems of thought & beliefs. From examining political & religious Goods, The Gospel of Reason looks at how some of those Goods are proper, how some are not & why.
Simulations and Reality in WYSIWYG Universes
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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_...
More Conversations with a Near-Death Experiencer
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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.
Flotsam - A Boomer’s Vignettes
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Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Category: 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."
Mentis Codex: A Guide for A Sentient Being
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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.
Wasted life!
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Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
'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.