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Mapping Mental Spaces: Volume 1
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 235,490. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The two volumes which give expression to 'Mapping Mental Spaces' are a series of working exercises involving different problems which are entailed by issues of: hermeneutics, innate ideas, apodicticity, belief, meaning, model-building, psychology, mythology, mysticism, logic (Volume 1), fields, mathematics, chaos theory, quantum mechanics, chronobiology, and holographic theory (Volume 2).
Semiotics: The Key
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 61,240. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This book is an academic treatise on semiotics: the science of signs. It presents the subject to the reader as a key to it all: an understanding of ideas, thought, and semiosis; of the utility of knowledge and signs; and of the necessary and pleasurable parts, as well as the dangerous aspects, played by learning and communication in living.
Aethersphere
You set the price! Words: 58,630. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Thank you for beginning to read this book of more than 300 poetic works, this introduction will be your guide to these unconsciously created poems. They were written with a self-exquisite corpse and spontaneous automatism, with aid of muses, red inked molskines and mounds of aetherspheric tomes, the dates of writing are from the fall of 2008 to the spring of 2011 perks.
From Dust to Descartes: An Evolutionary and Mechanical Explanation of Consciousness and Self-Awareness
Price: Free! Words: 65,900. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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.
Mapping Mental Spaces: Volume 2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,440. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The two volumes which give expression to 'Mapping Mental Spaces' are a series of working exercises involving different problems which are entailed by issues of: hermeneutics, innate ideas, apodicticity, belief, meaning, model-building, psychology, mythology, mysticism, logic (Volume 1), fields, mathematics, chaos theory, quantum mechanics, chronobiology, and holographic theory (Volume 2).
The Illuminati Manifesto
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,100. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Illuminati’s manifesto is the formula for freedom. Isn’t it time for a liberated, rational world where everyone has an equal chance in life? The Second War of the Enlightenment is coming. It’s time to choose sides. You are called as a soldier to this most noble of undertakings.
The Bluff Detector: Stories, Dreams and Rivers of Change
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Thomson Martin writes: "My book is an unfolding of my soul. In these pages I travel from my early attachments to the Christian tradition to a much wider, open and fresh place. Here and there from among the pages a trickster may appear in the form of a bluff detector. The trickster giggles." W. THOMSON MARTIN is a retired microbiologist, born in Northern Ireland, now living in Victoria, BC.
Harvesting the Dream
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,090. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
You need to THINK for yourself... ... A Philosophy for Everyday Life. Relearning to think for yourself instead of following the crowd. Covers all aspects of learning including training the right side of the brain to be active.
Moral Values, Politics and You: The Tribal Nature of All Politics
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Describes are how personal values lead to groups of similar values ("tribes") that try to lead using their values, i.e., politics. Primeval tribes are male lead, hierarchical and intolerant of other's values. Modern tribes are consensus driven and tolerant of diverse values as long as they respect an individual's human rights.
Apocalyptic Imaginary: The Best of Modern Mythology 2011
You set the price! Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Through the voices of many contributors, we collectively take a hard look at the blurred lines between narrative and truth, philosophy and literature, personal history and cultural memory.
The Metarevolution (2nd Edition)
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 78,180. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010 by Punked Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Metarevolution is a revolutionary manifesto about revolutions. It is both a theory about the nature of change throughout history, and a prescription of what to do about it. The touchstone idea for The Metarevolution is that no matter how well thought-out any ideology may be to start with, there are always limitations which only become clear as its ideals are applied.
How I Became A Super Villain
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 33,890. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
How are we to explain and understand the uniquely modern character that is the Super Villain? This book is a philosophical exploration of the Super Villain's universe, psyche, ethics, their cautionary tale of humanity wounded, and the special qualities their world can endow its followers with.
Nine Months in Uruguay: Past, Present, Progress
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,780. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
While my husband and I lived in Uruguay, I wrote. Not only did I maintain our blog, “Because the World is Round...,” but I found myself composing poetry, to my own surprise. It was a contemplative time, and as I tried to identify what it was about Uruguayan culture that I found so beguiling, as I dealt with loss, as the birds, the ocean, the sun and the moon spoke to me, a philosophy became.
Origins of Europeanism
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 26,460. Language: Russian. Published: March 22, 2011 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Using the most famous literary works and the biblical texts as an examples, author tries to show how the Supreme intent is embodied in the spiritual development of the mankind.
The Seeker's Guide
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
The seeker is a person who is looking for knowledge and truth about life and the big questions. The book is a guide to help people figure out where to start looking for answers on their own, and how to ask questions. It is based on my own thoughts and experiences so its perspective is in the philosophy of physicalism, atheism, and Rational Pantheism; which I helped develop along side Paul Harrison
Freedom From God: Restoring the Sense of Wonder
Series: Harry Willson Humanist Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,600. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by Amador Publishers. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Thinking Aloud Allowed! Thinking about God went into a black hole in the '60s with "God Is Dead." Fundamentalism doesn't count, because there's no thinking there. Here's a book that goes all the way into that black hole and comes out the far end -- into liberation. This challenge is for persons who can read and like to think, and can still sense wonder. The fresh air is wonderful!
NOW and the Weltanschauung of Government Men
Price: Free! Words: 20,390. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
In this short work the world view (Weltanschauung) of this sci-fi/fantasy author is outlined, including the concept of NOW: the continuing Big-Bang event of our one universe. Focus is on physics quantum mechanics interpretation and multiverse concepts. This is contrasted with the fanciful world view of the novels Government Men and its prequel Secrets of Goth Mountain.
Articles in Dissident Philosophy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,540. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
A sustaining philosophy for the sovereign human being; a navigation system for self-management and an a recipe on how to increase your IQ. Individualism for collectivists and a Jenny Craig state for humanists. “Finely crafted essays in puzzle solving. A must read for the opinionated Left and Right.”
Universal Philosophy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,230. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
An easily comprehensible and practical explanation of «universal philosophy» – the essence behind all philosophical and spiritual teachings with emphasis on how to employ these concepts in our daily lives. This book gives us answers to the most important questions. Who are we? Why are we hear? What is the purpose of our lives? How can we manifest our purpose? Prerequisites to a meaningful life.
Bezna 5
Price: Free! Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Bezna 5 makes an ouroboric move of plunging into itself ('Bezna' in Romanian means consistent darkness + diffuse fear). Bezna 5 is darkly glowing dead thinking, cosmic pessimism, hairy autonomy, limbo sighs, horrendous pink volumes, underground nematodes, happy dismemberment, haunting prehumanism, bio-glow, sinister moods, eternal stillness, future plague, idiot nonknowing and news from Cioran.