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No Missing Links And Other Essays
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,640. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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
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Series: Butterflies. Price: Free! Words: 118,110. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
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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
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Price: Free! Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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A collection of philosophical essays about Nietzsche, Heidegger, Marx, electronic music, Adorno and topics in artificial intelligence
More Conversations with a Near-Death Experiencer
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Series: Conversations with a Near-Death Experiencer, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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
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Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: Norwegian (Nynorsk). Published: September 13, 2010. Category: 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
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Series: Understanding Deliberative Democracy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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
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Price: Free! Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010 by KL Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
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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.
Ignorance is no Excuse
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Price: Free! Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 17,520. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Moral deliberations and philosophical dimensions in eight modern films.
Issues in Ethics
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Price: Free! Words: 50,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Issues in ethics - the right to life, cloning, abortion, animal rights and other controversial topics.
Bioethics and Population
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Price: Free! Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Issues in the ethics and practice of demography and bioengineering - population control, the right to life, cloning, and abortion.
Cyclopedia of Philosophy
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Price: Free! Words: 389,520. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics.
A Guide for the Godless: Atheism and a Meaningful Life
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,560. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2009. Category: 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.
I Fell in Love Today
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Category: 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.
Moving Beyond Good and Evil: A Theory of Morality, Law, and Government
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Price: Free! Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This short book starts from first principles of moral nihilism and determinism and arrives at a shared system of morality and justice. It suggests a moral or ethical system that abandons the assumptions of objectivity, moral agency, and free will, and goes on to explore the implications of such a theory in the areas of criminal justice and government.
From Dust to Descartes: An Evolutionary and Mechanical Explanation of Consciousness and Self-Awareness
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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.