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Philosophy of Time: Thoughts and Deliberations
By Domenic Marbaniang
Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Relativity
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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.
Pourquoi tout n'a-t-il pas déjà disparu ?
By Jean Baudrillard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: French. Published: April 29, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Le texte de ce carnet est un inédit de Jean Baudrillard.
Going Godless: Rediscovering Spirituality in a Material World
By J.K. Fausnight
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,680. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
If you have recently become a nonbeliever, you left a world defined by religion. Whether you are atheist, agnostic, or deist, you face life without divine guidance. Is there meaning to be found in a godless world? Drawing from his past thirty years as an atheist, J.K. Fausnight redefines spirituality in naturalist terms and provides an important perspective on this brave new world.
Realismo Cientifico
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,530. Language: Spanish. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Abordamos las ideas de Popper, Karl R: Panorama de algunos problemas fundamentales en la lógica de investigación científica. Teoría de la Interpretación: Discurso y Excedente de Sentido en Paul Ricoeur. Problemas del lenguaje en Villoro y en otros. Panorama de Algunos Problemas Fundamentales en la Lógica de Investigación Científica. La Metáfora en U. Eco. La Etnometodología de Garfinkel.
Filosofia Moderna
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: Spanish. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
El discurso de la filosofía moderna comienza con Descartes, y recibe el nombre de modernismo. Cualquiera puede entrar en los temas sociológicos, éticos y científicos, pero sólo el que adopta un compromiso es un filósofo.
Pensieri Alati
By Fernando D'Amico
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: Italian. Published: November 10, 2011 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
“Pensieri Alati” è una silloge di pensieri, note, aforismi e riflessioni di carattere prevalentemente filosofico. Ricchissima di spunti di consistente valore prospettico e dottrinale, l’opera riflette argomenti che spaziano dal campo strettamente teoretico al campo pratico nel quadro di un respiro logico che si estende a considerazioni di valenza generale.
Another Love Letter For Anny Book 3
By Steve Howard
Series: Another Love Letter For Anny, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 22,880. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Another Love Letter For Anny Book 3 continues from where Another Love Letter For Anny Book 2 left off. Does it get better. No. It get worse. That makes it a good foundation for Book 4 which is bound to follow. In fact it has been started and Sally continues her adventures and some rants that are void of political correctness and of course we proclaim, the royal we, our unfaltering love for Anny.
Ontologia y Metafisica
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
La metafisica es la rama de la filosofía que se ocupa de la naturaleza de la realidad última. La metafísica está dividida en ontología, que tiene que ver con la cuestión de cómo muchos tipos fundamentales de entidades componen el universo, y la propia metafísica, que se ocupa de describir los rasgos más generales de la realidad.
Andromaque, veuve noire
By Michel Serres
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,050. Language: French. Published: September 4, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Essay » Sociology
Chaque mois, pendant presque 5 ans, Michel Serres a observé et analysé, sous forme de chroniques relativement brèves (parues dans « Le Monde de l’éducation », de 1995 à 2000), toutes sortes de faits ou traits saillants de notre société. Elles sont toutes réunis dans ce passionnant volume.
Democracy and the Internet
By Hercules Bantas
Series: The Connected World, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
Computer communication technologies, such as the Internet, are now integral to many democratic public spheres throughout the world. The question is how they impact the democratic process. Using several real world examples and the deliberative democracy theories of Rawls, Habermas, and Dryzek, this book looks at how technology has influenced the political process, and its effect on citizen power.
La concezione della politica in Tommaso Campanella
By Giuseppe De Vita
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: Italian. Published: December 18, 2010 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Tommaso Campanella, uno dei più grandi esponenti della Storia della Filosofia Politi-ca, Filosofo, Pensatore, Poeta e nostro conterraneo. In un testo ben articolato, scorrevole, osserviamo una analisi 'di qualità' di una personalità così eclettica - potremmo dire di un 'tuttologo' - come il Campanella.
The Little Book Of Life - Book One - I to Z
By alan macmillan orr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 237,320. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Little Book Of Life is the definitive conversation on being human. Covering over 250 topics, from anger to animals, and war to waste. written as a dialogue with the reader, It engages you at all times, asking you to question everything you have ever believed in, but in a friendly,non-judgemental tone, and is an essential read for any person who wishes to enquire into the nature of all things.
Essential Philosophy: Flow With Life
By Raja Sharma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
You continue to ask questions but here you miss the point. You begin to live in the world of theories, assumptions, and your conclusions. I have a rat in my shop. At night, if I am working late, I often see that rat come out of its hiding. When it first appeared, I did not pay much attention.
Prosophy
By Paolo-Ugo Brusa
Price: Free! Words: 36,520. Language: American English. Published: April 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
After philosophy, our impending task in times of breathtaking change is to comprise anew what we all embody as life-bearers. 'Prosophy' is a three-part informal essay on scattered post-philosophical perspectives, on the most encompassing view all humans might reasonably share, and on why ethics are both preternatural and unavoidable for everyone to fulfill their native freedom.
Be Still and Know Your Creative Consciousness
By Curt H. von Dornheim
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,710. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Daily affirmations
You are about to experience a leap of fortitude into a way of thinking that you may never have thought was possible. Creative Consciousness will lead you to a complete change of ideas no matter whom or in what state of life you presently find yourself.
Rescuing Our Pride from the Arena Zero and Causing Sorrow for Tomorrow
By Mohamed Achour
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,590. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
As stated in the title, along its developmental curve, a superpower and hegemonic nation develops its own weaknesses. When those feeble points start being manifest on the surface, instead of facing the facts regarding its own weaknesses, such a nation becomes preoccupied with preserving its national pride, which ironically enough results in the development of even more weaknesses.
Filosofía de San Agustín
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
San Agustín de Hipona sostiene que “la mala voluntad es la causa de todos los males”, pero ésta voluntad, a su vez, no tiene causa anterior, es decir, no hay algo detrás, pues si así fuera, abre la posibilidad de buscar una causa tras otra, lo que es imposible, como ya lo planteaba Aristóteles, con respecto al principio de todas las cosas.
Философия Бесконечности (размышления о Мироздании и Разуме)
By Nikolaj Yaroshko
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 35,530. Language: Russian. Published: October 25, 2012 by irisbook publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
In his book "The Philosophy of infinity," the author states the original hypothesis of the eternal existence of the infinite universe, cyclic formation and destruction of universes in it, the identity "of all things" in the past, present and future.
Knowledge Without Justification
By Crispin Sartwell
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 62,790. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This work of analytic epistemology takes up the radical thesis that knowledge is just true belief. It was originally written in 1991, and bits of it appeared in major philosophy journals. The thesis has led to a wide debate within epistemology.
Introducción al Pensamiento Contemporáneo
By Mirta Casañas
Price: $10.99 USD. Words: 33,530. Language: Spanish. Published: July 1, 2012 by Charley Torres Casañas. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
El texto que se presenta compendia las características esenciales de las principales tendencias del pensamiento contemporáneo de finales del siglo XIX y el siglo XX, constituye un documento de familiarización que ofrece las obras fundamentales de pensadores de esta época y la bibliografía básica para su estudio, no sustituye estas lecturas, sino que motiva al lector por ellas.