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The Ethical Philosophy of Bertrand Russell
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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Based on full length book of the same title. A critical exposition of the ethical philosophy of Bertrand Russell. Traces the development of Russell's ethical ideas from cognitivism (similar to G. E. Moore) to non-cognitivism (similar to A.J.Ayer).Concludes with author, Dr. Ramendra's critical comments on Russell's ethical ideas.(This is the second revised and expanded version of the ebook.)
The Silver Lining - Moral Deliberations in Films
Price: Free! Words: 17,110. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Moral deliberations and philosophical dimensions in eight modern films.
Bioethics and Population
Price: Free! Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Issues in the ethics and practice of demography and bioengineering - population control, the right to life, cloning, and abortion.
Why: An Agnostic Perspective on the Meaning of Life
Price: Free! Words: 39,240. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A logical attempt to analysis of the meaning of life. It comes to the conclusion that even if we can never know the true meaning of life we still have to use logic to deduce what to do with our lives. The most logical thing we can do with our lives is to grow to our full potential.
That's Funny: A Theory of Humor
Price: Free! Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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Ever wondered why we find something funny or why we laugh? You might be surprised by the reason. Have you ever wondered how people make up jokes? Would you like to be able to do so? A theory of humor is arrived at through the analysis of more than eighty fine jokes. Study has never been so much fun.
Blood!
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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Explains the influence of blood on modern history, warfare, religion, secret societies, government and popular culture. Really weird
Selected Thoughts On Human Development
Price: Free! Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
This book examines the proverbial meaning of life, which I take to mean developing individual self-awareness and self-sufficiency. It also addresses the role of temptation in the process of this development. The book also analyzes the five main conditions of the human mind (slave, Servant, Master, Warrior, Priest) and behavior typical of people in these conditions as they go through life
Stage 3: A Vision of Human Evolution
Price: Free! Words: 42,130. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
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Is there hope for the human race? This book answers that question with a resounding "Yes!" The author presents a model of consciousness evolution in three stages, and applies the model to explore psychological and spiritual growth both in individual persons and in society as a whole. The book culminates in a hopeful vision of a world of peace and plenty for all.
Ad Infinitum
Price: Free! Words: 6,580. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Meditations on the startling and inevitable nature of infinity. (Published under the pen name Edison Thomas.)
Некоторые Мысли О Развитии Человека
Price: Free! Words: 19,380. Language: Russian. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
В книге рассматриваются вопросы: смысл жизни человека – воспитание в себе осмысленности и самодостаточности, осознание бесконечности своих возможностей; роль соблазнов в процессе этого воспитания; состояния разума человека – раба, Слуги, Хозяина, Воина, Жреца; поведение людей в этих состояниях в организациях, семье и социуме.
Prosophy. After Philosophy
Price: Free! Words: 46,510. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A short essay on i. Postmodernist perspectives in philosophy, their plus sides and shortcomings; ii. General biography, or the most encompassing view over their common condition humans can possibly share; iii. Proethics, both preternatural and unavoidable for everyone to fulfill their native freedom. Fourth edition, fully revised. Same as newly printed softcover (www.lulu.com, ISBN 9781326073053).
Spøkelser, reinsydyr og negative påstander
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: Norwegian (Nynorsk). Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Man kan ikke kan bevise en negativ påstand. Man kan ikke bevise at det ikke finnes spøkelser. Man kan ikke bevise at det ikke er en sjøorm i Seljordsvannet. Men hva med flyvende reinsdyr? Og hvor mange er det legitimt å drepe i forsøket?
I Fell in Love Today
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
You're out and about and you run into a captivating being. We've all had it happen. This is about total submission to the fantasy... but the cruelest part... is its ephemeral nature.
Wasted life!
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Psychology » Movements / existential
'Wasted life!' is a philosophical article about the meaning of our life, the concept of 'success' and 'failure','gain' and 'lost', 'winners' and 'losers',finally about how we waste time and life.
Flotsam - A Boomer’s Vignettes
Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Flotsam contains scenes and pictures from this baby boomer's life. My experiences are no better than anyone else's: no worse. My experiences and lessons learned directly influence my novels, for as Ayn Rand says, "When you sit down to write, you do not need to calculate everything in a slow, conscious way. Your inspiration comes to the exact extent of the knowledge you have stored."
Reflections on the 2012 Apocalyptic View of the World
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A reflection on the doomsday prophecy of 21 December 2012.
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.
Mentis Codex: A Guide for A Sentient Being
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A short book that states somethings that a thinking person might think about or want to think about. It can be taken in whole or part or not at all if you disagree with it. The book is meant just to start a discussion. It is only 11 pages of text in PDF format.
LOREM IPSUM
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Biarkan perahu kehidupanmu menjadi ringan, ambil hanya yang perlukan, seseorang yang kau cintai dan mencintaimu, satu atau dua sahabat, rumah nyaman serta hiburan sederhana, seekor kucing, sandang dan pangan terpenuhi kemudian sediakan banyak air lebih dari cukup karena dahaga itu berbahaya.
The World Is Never Enough: A Journey to the Heart of 21st Century Human
Price: Free! Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A look beneath the skin of the modern-day individual: an attempt to understand their struggles and their meaning.