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The Sacred Tree - In Dreams and Myths
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The human condition is fundamental to any creation of myths, and at the core of the emergence of any religion or personal dream. The journey from conception to maturity, and on from there to death, is a heroic one no matter which one of us makes it.
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
Schopenhauer y su Mundo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: Spanish. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Para Schopenhauer “el mundo es mi representación” y el sujeto es aquel que todo lo conoce y de nadie es conocido. El sujeto es la base del mundo, la condición supuesta de antemano de todo objeto perceptible, pues que nada existe sino para un sujeto.
Saber y Conocer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,180. Language: Spanish. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Te presento un conjunto muy selecto de pequeños trabajos, tareas y reflexiones en torno a la búsqueda del conocimiento: epistemología, problemas del lenguaje, convencionalismo físico, el lenguaje en foucault, realismo desde el punto de vista de Quintanilla y Ludovico Geymonat, racionalismo y método científico.
Realismo Cientifico
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,530. Language: Spanish. Published: June 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism
Abordamos las ideas de Popper, Karl R: Panorama de algunos problemas fundamentales en la lógica de investigación científica. Teoría de la Interpretación: Discurso y Excedente de Sentido en Paul Ricoeur. Problemas del lenguaje en Villoro y en otros. Panorama de Algunos Problemas Fundamentales en la Lógica de Investigación Científica. La Metáfora en U. Eco. La Etnometodología de Garfinkel.
Ontologia y Metafisica
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / General
La metafisica es la rama de la filosofía que se ocupa de la naturaleza de la realidad última. La metafísica está dividida en ontología, que tiene que ver con la cuestión de cómo muchos tipos fundamentales de entidades componen el universo, y la propia metafísica, que se ocupa de describir los rasgos más generales de la realidad.
Ontologia y Devenir en Deleuze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Básicamente nos interesa indagar en los textos de Deleuze sobre su ontología del devenir y para esto tenemos que remontarnos a la filosofía de los presocráticos y a las propuestas de Aristóteles. Sin embargo, para enganchar este tema con la concepción del tiempo el devenir nos vimos necesitados de incurrir en las propuestas de Nietzsche y Henry Bergson.
Filosofia Moderna
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: Spanish. Published: June 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
El discurso de la filosofía moderna comienza con Descartes, y recibe el nombre de modernismo. Cualquiera puede entrar en los temas sociológicos, éticos y científicos, pero sólo el que adopta un compromiso es un filósofo.
Filosofía del Renacimiento
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Durante los siglos XIV y XV se plantearon básicamente dos preguntas: ¿CUÁL ES LA VERDAD? y ¿QUÉ SON EL HOMBRE Y EL MUNDO? Son dos siglos de incertidumbre y de gran producción literaria.
Filosofía de San Agustín
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern
San Agustín de Hipona sostiene que “la mala voluntad es la causa de todos los males”, pero ésta voluntad, a su vez, no tiene causa anterior, es decir, no hay algo detrás, pues si así fuera, abre la posibilidad de buscar una causa tras otra, lo que es imposible, como ya lo planteaba Aristóteles, con respecto al principio de todas las cosas.
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.
Antropología y Arte en Gilles Deleuze
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Filósofo francés contemporáneo cuyo pensamiento se inscribió inicialmente en el movimiento estructuralista y en las llamadas filosofías de la muerte del sujeto, aunque su pensamiento, creador e iconoclasta, es inclasificable. De él dijo Michel Foucault que era “el único espíritu filosófico de Francia”, y que el siglo XX sería deleuziano.
The World Is Never Enough: A Journey to the Heart of 21st Century Human
Price: Free! Words: 9,160. 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.
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.
The Origins of George Bernard Shaw's Life Force Philosophy
Series: Macintosh series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,310. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
George Bernard Shaw was essentially an independent thinker, yet, he consistently used the ideas of others. His Life Force philosophy was sufficiently thorough for Shaw. He took ideas and concepts, many that were generally accepted in the nineteenth century, and formulated a philosophy in which he could believe and put his faith and use as the main theme for important plays.
The Incredible Irony of Being: Thoughts on Expression and Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,440. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Incredible Irony of Being is as varied as it is unique. In a serious voice that is alternately sarcastic and philosophical, Dave Wheeler writes with confidence on most any subject: Literature, Art, Writing, Suburbia. Somehow it all comes together in 21st Century style.
50 Reasons To Not Suffer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Do you often find yourself suffering and unsatisfied with life? Do you feel that life is unfair and that the world is against you? If so, then this book might help you to put things into perspective. The author will demonstrate that for every ‘negative’ life event, there is actually a ‘positive’ way of looking at it, like a cloud with a silver lining. All that is required is a little courage.
Why: An Agnostic Perspective on the Meaning of Life
Price: Free! Words: 40,120. 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 as sentient beings.
সমাজে বিজ্ঞানের প্রভাব [Impact of Science on Society]
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,840. Language: Bengali. Published: January 27, 2012 by cmsMonkey. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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The Impact of Science on Society is a great book by Bertrand Russell. This book is now in Bengali, translated by Suhreed Sarkar.
Esoterica
You set the price! Words: 44,060. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A whimsical collection of parables and short stories that make philosophy accessible to the “everyman”. A valuable resource for opening the mind to a transcendent reality and eternal life. The official Esoterica of the “CoAB” - a movement designed to modernize religious thought and address existential questions of contemporary life.