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The Black Pen
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Aphorisms, fragments, etc. Without artists, the world would be just the way it is and not something else. I will imagine instead of be. Life is going to the dentist. I live. I die. I am. We do what we do for posterity. It keeps us going.
Democracy and the Internet
Series: The Connected World, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,950. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Computer communication technologies, such as the Internet, are now integral to many democratic public spheres throughout the world. The question is how they impact the democratic process. Using several real world examples and the deliberative democracy theories of Rawls, Habermas, and Dryzek, this book looks at how technology has influenced the political process, and its effect on citizen power.
A Progressive Mind: Personal Reflections On Reality
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A progressive book of aphorisms and random thoughts of a homeless hippie, decorated US Marine Vietnam War veteran, 28 year union member and deeply political American. Personal views on the absolute uselessness of religion, war and greed as well as the necessity of equally sharing what the universe offers. I speak of my beliefs as an occasional atheist, occasional agnostic and eternal Progressive.
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.
No Missing Links And Other Essays
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Essay » Political
5 essays celebrating complexity and the connective principle: “Gandhi Remix” reformulates Gandhi’s Seven Social Sins “Small Change” puts the health care reform into perspective “Too Many Notes” is a short essay on concision “Constructive Universalism” compares this Uruguayan art theory to Ayn Rand’s "objectivism" “No Missing Links” unveils the illusion of separation
Butterflies Are Free To Fly: A New and Radical Approach to Spiritual Evolution
Series: Butterflies. Price: Free! Words: 118,110. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
When Nicolaus Copernicus discovered the Earth wasn’t the center of the Universe, everything changed. When Frederick Miescher discovered DNA, everything changed again. When quantum physicists discovered our physical universe isn’t real, that it’s a hologram - everything ... wait! Nothing changed - yet. Now "Butterflies Are Free To Fly" offers a new and radical approach to spiritual evolution.
Essays in Philosophy
Price: Free! Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of philosophical essays about Nietzsche, Heidegger, Marx, electronic music, Adorno and topics in artificial intelligence
More Conversations with a Near-Death Experiencer
Series: Conversations with a Near-Death Experiencer, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » New Age » Near-death experiences
Diane Goble received emails from people all over the world (140 countries), who visited her web site A Near-Death Experience BeyondtheVeil.net from 1996 to 2008. This second book contains some of their conversations, questions and debates about religion, spirituality, and beliefs, plus a few relevant quotes and stories they passed on. This book will open your mind and connect you to your soul.
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?
Deliberative Democracy Basics
Series: Understanding Deliberative Democracy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
This concise, essay length guide is an easy-to-understand introduction to deliberative democracy theory. It covers the basic tenets as well as exploring a spectrum of ideas on the subject.
The Universal Mind Hypothesis
Price: Free! Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010 by KL Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
So, what is consciousness? Young was blind in half of his visual field when he appeared on NOVA(PBS). But if you threw him a ball from the blind side, he would catch it without knowing what he did. He had blindsight. His brain knew something that he did not. When one's brain acts on its own without the person knowing it, we have a p-zombie. This book is about why we aren't unconscious automatons.
Seek Wisdom, Practice Kindness
Price: Free! Words: 19,070. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Seek Wisdom, Practice Kindness is a personal philosophy as well as a theory on the workings of the human mind. Topics dealt with include honesty, knowledge, evolution, impulses, emotions, status, sex, marriage, religion, gods, death, violence, abortion, boundaries, and reflection spaces. The book has evolved over the years, and this latest version is the third edition.
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.”
Ignorance is no Excuse
Price: Free! Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is the last of five dialogues presenting a rational and controversial exploration of religious and living philosophies rendered as an uncomplicated contemporary discussion between two individuals. A must read for those seeking to make sense out of the confusing jumble of religious creeds.
Grounded in a Material World
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is the fourth of five dialogues presenting a rational and controversial exploration of religious and living philosophies rendered as an uncomplicated contemporary discussion between two individuals. A must read for those seeking to make sense out of the confusing jumble of religious creeds.
Escape into Reality
Price: Free! Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is the third of five dialogues presenting a rational and controversial exploration of religious and living philosophies rendered as an uncomplicated contemporary discussion between two individuals. A must read for those seeking to make sense out of the confusing jumble of religious creeds.
Guidelines and Other Unsolicited Advice
Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is the second of five dialogues presenting a rational and controversial exploration of religious and living philosophies rendered as an uncomplicated contemporary discussion between two individuals. A must read for those seeking to make sense out of the confusing jumble of religious creeds.
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.
Issues in Ethics
Price: Free! Words: 49,150. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Issues in ethics: the right to life, cloning, abortion, animal rights and other controversial topics.
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.