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Necessary Wisdom
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 33,190. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
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.
Filosofia Moderna
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: Spanish. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
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.
Realismo Cientifico
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,530. Language: Spanish. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism
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.
Rescuing Our Pride from the Arena Zero and Causing Sorrow for Tomorrow
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,590. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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.
The Solidarity of the Concordance
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: 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.
Ontologia y Metafisica
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / General
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.
Rejecting the New Millennium
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Hoyt wrote most of the poems in "Rejecting the New Millennium" while he was an instructor at Grambling State University in Louisiana from 1994 to 1999. A limited edition of the collection was issued in 1999 by CC Marimbo Communications, PO Box 933, Berkley, CA 94701. 24 signed and numbered hard copies of this collection are still available from the author.
Pourquoi tout n'a-t-il pas déjà disparu ?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: French. Published: April 29, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Le texte de ce carnet est un inédit de Jean Baudrillard.
The Origins of George Bernard Shaw's Life Force Philosophy
Series: Macintosh series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,310. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
George Bernard Shaw was essentially an independent thinker, yet, he consistently used the ideas of others. His Life Force philosophy was sufficiently thorough for Shaw. He took ideas and concepts, many that were generally accepted in the nineteenth century, and formulated a philosophy in which he could believe and put his faith and use as the main theme for important plays.
Be Still and Know Your Creative Consciousness
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,710. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Daily affirmations, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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.
The Law of Natural Manifestation
Series: Law of Attraction, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 24,320. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
So, you have read ‘The Secret’? You have gone through the words of many modern Law of Attraction writers! And yet you wonder why the Law of Attraction is not changing your kismet! Know the truth ... because only ‘truth can set you free’, not your ‘make-believes’. Read this book to release your true potentials and for self-emancipation. This is the secret beyond ‘The Secret'!
Rusty's Byron Guide 2011
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Rusty's Byron Guide is published annually, since 1984, by Rusty Miller, Californian born surfer, musician and photographer. It is a compilation of stories and images that reflect the spirit and feeling of the society, politics and culture of Byron Bay, where the overall atmosphere inclines people to find or remind themselves of our interrelationship with the environment and our own inner nature.
Life and the Universe
Series: Solving Old Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,430. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
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Just what is life? What do we really know about God; about the universe? Is there intelligent life out there; is there more than one universe? We tackle some of these biggest questions of mankind with the confidence that we can arrive at the truth and convey that truth in comprehensible narrative. This book is for baby boomers and young people who are just beginning to form their opinions.
Portals: Entering Your Neighbor's World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
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.
Positive Oratory: Great Thoughts
Series: Great Oratory, Book 4 ยท Study Gudes: English Literature, Book 300. Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 20,350. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014 by Raja Sharma. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Positive or optimistic attitude happens to be the key to success and prosperity in life, however, most of people remain deprived of this virtue, for they seldom try to find or come across the sources which might inspire and motivate them.
Hybris - Aporetic Fragments
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern
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.
Philosophy of Science: A Short Introduction
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,890. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
Philosophy of Science gives a brief introduction to the Epistemology (Scientific Knowledge Issues etc), Metaphysics (Reality Issues), and Axiology (Value Issues) of Science. It analyses the foundations of what scientific knowledge and theorization consists in and deals with issues related to the ultimate nature of reality and ethical issues involved in the practice of science.
Antropología y Arte en Gilles Deleuze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Filósofo francés contemporáneo cuyo pensamiento se inscribió inicialmente en el movimiento estructuralista y en las llamadas filosofías de la muerte del sujeto, aunque su pensamiento, creador e iconoclasta, es inclasificable. De él dijo Michel Foucault que era “el único espíritu filosófico de Francia”, y que el siglo XX sería deleuziano.
Our Human Labyrinth
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 94,390. Language: British English. Published: May 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Psychology » Theory
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…