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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Binary Elements of Wealth
By James Tate
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.
Portals: Entering Your Neighbor's World
By Glenn Sunshine
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.
The Complete Deliberative Democracy, Citizenship, and the Internet
By Hercules Bantas
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.
Drew's Journey to "O"
By Drew Womack
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 23,140. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
starts with the origins of religions, explains some of the confusion about that and the simple answers to life's daily challenges, deals with politics, health care, and the elimination of fossil fuel, uses humor and common sense.
False Gods (The Deceivers) and Their Flock
By Dawna DeCorby
Price: Free! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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The author gives her assessment of 3 new age cults - Abraham Hicks, Sherry Daniel and L. Ron Hubbard.
The Solidarity of the Concordance
By Austin Torney
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.
Our Human Labyrinth
By Lee Gunnell
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…
The Origins of George Bernard Shaw's Life Force Philosophy
By Jay W. MacIntosh
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
From Dust to Descartes: An Evolutionary and Mechanical Explanation of Consciousness and Self-Awareness
By M. E. Tson
Price: Free! Words: 65,900. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
Beginning with physical reactions as simple and mechanical as rust, From Dust to Descartes goes step by evolutionary step to explore how the most remarkable and personal aspects of consciousness have arisen, how our awareness of the world of ourselves differs from that of other species, and whether machines could ever become self-aware.
Esoterica
By Terrence747
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.