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Rescuing Our Pride from the Arena Zero and Causing Sorrow for Tomorrow
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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.
Ontologia y Metafisica
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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.
Experience Curating: How to Gain Focus, Increase Influence, and Simplify Your Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,130. Language: American English. Published: April 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Experience Curating isn't just about Joel Zaslofsky's unique FAOCAS framework and how to reap its rewards with your favorite tools. It's a three-part blueprint to achieve your own brand of success, complete with real-world case studies from Evernote, The Huffington Post, and even the Brothers Grimm.
Democracy and the Internet
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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.
Andromaque, veuve noire
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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.
La concezione della politica in Tommaso Campanella
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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
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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.
The Binary Elements of Wealth
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,800. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Wealth… So desired, yet so illusive... to so many. Why? Empowered by the surprising answer, the reader learns of wealth’s true meaning and more! This practical book reveals the material as the hardware of existence and the spiritual as the software of life. "Wealth is not solely measured in gold, riches, or treasure, but possesses an inseparable spiritual element,” states the author.
The Complete Deliberative Democracy, Citizenship, and the Internet
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,700. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This compilation contains nine guides: Deliberative Democracy Basics, John Rawls and Deliberative Democracy, Jurgen Habermas and Deliberative Democracy, John Dryzek and Deliberative Democracy, Citizen Power and the Internet, The Propaganda Model and the Internet, Ricoeur's Hermeneutic Arc and the Internet, Democracy and Postmodern Identity, and Democracy and the Internet.
The Origins of George Bernard Shaw's Life Force Philosophy
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Series: Macintosh series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,320. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
George Bernard Shaw was essentially an independent thinker, yet, he consistently used the ideas of others. His Life Force philosophy is not a coordinated, developed body of knowledge. It is not as thoroughly developed as the philosophical systems of Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, or Bergson; however, it was sufficiently thorough for Shaw. He took ideas and concepts, many that were generally accepted
Necessary Wisdom
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 33,190. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
In this outstanding collection of six feature interviews that began in the 1980s, journalist D. Patrick Miller and philosopher Jacob Needleman discuss Making Sense of Mysticism, The Secrets of Time and Love, The Meanings of Money, Searching for the Soul of America, Meeting God without Religion, and finally, The Need for Philosophy.
Knowledge Without Justification
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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.
Essential Philosophy: Flow With Life
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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.
Portals: Entering Your Neighbor's World
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
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People in America today hold a variety of competing and incompatible worldviews. Portals offers a brief survey of seven of the major worldviews that shape American culture today. Intended primarily as a guide for Christians to understand their neighbors, this book can benefit anyone interested in bridging the divide between worldviews and entering the mental worlds of the people around us.
Философия Бесконечности (размышления о Мироздании и Разуме)
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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.
The Solidarity of the Concordance
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Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Wholeness arrives by mixing the suspension: Classicists drone toward dull perfection, Romanticists drown in feeling’s affection; Worse, others alternate between extremes— It’s not this nor that, but of a joined direction.
Hybris - Aporetic Fragments
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Hybris is a sylloge of reflections that invests some central nodes of philosophical thought. The power of rational inquiry in an attempt to break the barrier ontological, to invade the domain of metaphysics, leaving behind a jumble of fragments aporetic, often hidden, because logically refractory and non-edible.
Filosofía de San Agustín
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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.
Esoterica
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You set the price! Words: 44,060. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
A whimsical collection of parables and short stories that make philosophy accessible to the “everyman”. A valuable resource for opening the mind to a transcendent reality and eternal life. The official Esoterica of the “CoAB” - a movement designed to modernize religious thought and address existential questions of contemporary life.
Our Human Labyrinth
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,390. Language: British English. Published: May 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Our Human Labyrinth is the story of survival versus social communication; lost within a self-contained maze, commonly known as civilization. A journey through history - as much as a journey within ourselves: the book explores concepts of how and why structures of accepted illusion are created by the few, and the distorted effect it has upon reality, for the many…