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The Stimulusworks Warehouse
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 102,640. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
In this warehouse, the essential elements of life are displayed; hope waits to be examined, ingenuity anticipates a touch. Inside, the paradox shades the precept and the amusing tints the profound. Stretching one’s legs in this building, will also strengthen the mind and expand the spirit by providing an impetus that works, the inspiration to work, and a stimulus for a life’s work
The Third Face of Coins
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 80,990. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2011 by Raider Publishing International. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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By Martin Kari
The Atheist Delusion
Series: The Teaching Books of Vic Zarley, Five. Price: Free! Words: 54,470. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Atheists used to be somewhat quiet in their beliefs but in the past few years have become quite vocal. Where they used to tolerate Christians, now they want the religion eliminated. "The Atheist Delusion" encourages the Christian community to be transformed and BECOME the church Jesus heads as well as rebuts Richard Dawkins, and his book "The God Delusion," pointing out the flaws in his thinking.
The Maverick Way
Series: Ed Ramsey's Philosophy, Book 3. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,770. Language: American English. Published: May 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
This is Ed Ramsey's third book of blue collar philosophy. In this book, he expands upon familiar themes like self-actualizing as a God-engendered command to be all that one can be. Ed urges that there are moderate, rational, practical, successful solutions to most any human problem imaginable. Mavellonialism is the tree of life sprouting from 3 springs: love, spirituality and worldliness.
Long Road
Price: Free! Words: 98,000. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013 by Broken Walls Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Long Road: a collection of blogs, other writings that address the human condition in social and individual terms over the angst and turmoil of the mid 1900's to present day.
21st Century Philosophy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,790. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Eight essays on strictly philosophical topics of social and moral relevance. Accessible to the general reader and written by someone with a higher-level qualification in the subject.
Return to the Real
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 65,220. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Essay » Political
The book presented in front of you is an intellectual inquiry into how the society of today should develop and finally be sent on a way of progress for the whole of humanity. It is a radical thought presented both philosophically and in a plain language. It is a must read for any that wish for a better world for all, an inqury into the obstacles that are present now and will be for the time being.
The Dawn of a New Age of Reason: Breaking Religion's Chains in the Twenty-first Century
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,490. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
If you have ever had doubts about your religion and felt guilty about it, fear not. You are one of a growing multitude who has struggled with the conflict between what they were taught in their youth and what their knowledge and their common sense tells them. If you fear that being a “Doubting Thomas” makes you unworthy or inferior, you really need to read this book.
An Introduction to the Later Wittgenstein for Students
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,760. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This book, which grows out of eight years of teaching the later Wittgenstein, focuses on his great work, Philosophical Investigations. After a brief resume of the background that led him to change his approach to philosophy dramatically, it addresses the two main subjects of the Investigations, language and the mind, and concludes with reflections on the scope and place of his work.
More on the Maverick Way
Series: Ed Ramsey's Philosophy, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,720. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
We have the opportunity for this to be the best of times. For this to come about, we must embrace and enact God's plan for us, which is the Maverick Way. Should we refuse to cooperate, this may be the worst of times. This book is a grader, smoothing the route to New Jerusalem. Get in your car and travel the route.
Evolution: A Scientifically Guided Thought Experiment: Book One: Evolution by Other Means..?
Price: Free! Words: 78,870. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This book is free. It is an entirely self-funded project attempting to find a much needed scientifically sound alternative to our current and rather outdated, model of evolutionary thinking.
The Philosophy of Desert Metaphors in Ibrahim al-Koni: The Bleeding of the Stone
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
In The Philosophy of Desert Metaphors in Ibrahim al-Koni - The Bleeding of the Stone, Meinrad Calleja takes a close look at one of al-Koni’s works – The bleeding of the stone – and attempts to prise out philosophical reflections concealed in the text. In it the desert provides a landscape rich in allusions while metaphors allow readers to engage in creative interpretation.
Qué es ser Rotario
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,920. Language: Spanish. Published: August 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Mucho de lo que se dice aquí lo escribió o fue recogido literalmente de sus lecturas en las múltiples conferencias que Paul Harris realizo durante su vida. Nosotros hemos sacado nuestra propia reflexión y hemos ampliado los conceptos intentando seguir con buena fe la trayectoria y filosofía Rotaria de nuestro fundador. Por cada compra de este libro salvaremos tres vidas.
The TV Delusion
Price: $6.90 USD. Words: 98,560. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The result of Simon Day and Joanna van der Leer’s five years’ research, “The TV Delusion” is a roller-coaster ride through psychology, philosophy, religion, history, politics and logic. Since its inception, the TV’s role has grown from that of mere entertainer to become the font of our cultural identity and beliefs. Identifying the roots of our devotion can set us free of its spell.
A Guide for the Godless: Atheism and a Meaningful Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,560. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
How can an atheist lead a meaningful life? The answer is to follow modern science, give up the search for purpose in life, and start looking for what truly matters. This requires paying attention to emotional responses, taking the effort to make emotional judgments true, and constructing a life that is truly worthy of respect. A Guide for the Godless offers philosophical advice on this quest.
Consciousness and the Limits of Reason
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 193,560. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Consciousness. So rich, so complex, so much our world, so difficult to explain. The “Problem of Mind” is considered from the perspective of both interactive dualism (as championed by Descartes) and contemporary materialism. Additionally, two alternative avenues to the explanation of consciousness, namely, quantum mechanics and general systems theory, are discussed in some detail.
Looking For the Way: Two systems of a small planet and how the Universe works
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
Look around…have you ever wondered how all this works? What is the goal of life, its object or purpose and what is the best way to achieve that goal? Me, too, so I embarked on a journey to find the fundamental law of the Universe.
A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,670. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
One of Joseph Campbell's most popular, most quoted works, A Joseph Campbell Companion is a treasure trove of insight and inspiration, thought-provoking in its depth, poetic in its scope. Drawn from a month-long workshop at the world-famous Esalen Institute held in celebration of the scholar's eightieth birthday, the Companion captures Campbell at his best: wise, funny, intelligent, and inspiring.
A Head In The Cloud: Tutorials, Mini-Tutorials, Micro-Tutorials, and Appreciations From the Blog of Robert Paul Wolff
Series: The Collected Papers of Robert Paul Wolff, Book 4. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 138,320. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
From Robert Paul Wolff's popular blog, the Philosopher's Stone, comes a series of "Tutorials", "Mini-Tutorials", "Micro-Tutorials" and "Appreciations" on topics such as Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, Kiekegaard, Max Weber, Ideological Critique, Afro-American Studies, and more.
Condition of Power - Ontology and Anthropology beyond Nietzsche
Price: $10.86 USD. Words: 121,630. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A challenge to existing concepts, this book introduces the reader to the actual existence of a human reality which exceeds the hitherto known and considered from whatever point of view and which has remained latent and indistinct under the form of myths, from the dawn of history until nowadays mass media culture as a need of power in an intrinsically powerless human world.