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The Little Book Of Life - Book One - I to Z
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 237,320. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The Little Book Of Life is the definitive conversation on being human. Covering over 250 topics, from anger to animals, and war to waste. written as a dialogue with the reader, It engages you at all times, asking you to question everything you have ever believed in, but in a friendly,non-judgemental tone, and is an essential read for any person who wishes to enquire into the nature of all things.
The Little Book Of Life - Book One - A to H
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 272,490. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Little Book Of Life is the definitive conversation on being human. Covering over 250 topics, from anger to animals, and war to waste. written as a dialogue with the reader, It engages you at all times, asking you to question everything you have ever believed in, but in a friendly,non-judgemental tone, and is an essential read for any person who wishes to enquire into the nature of all things.
Ad Infinitum
Price: Free! Words: 8,350. 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.
The Ethical Philosophy of Bertrand Russell
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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.)
Understanding Freud: The Unconscious Mind
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A concise guide to Freud's theory of the unconscious mind as outlined in his Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis. Topics covered include the role the unconscious plays in 'parapraxes', the dream-works, neurotic diseases and symptoms, and it's central part in psychoanalysis.
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.
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.
"...and Gulliver Returns" Book 4 A Look at Human Values
Price: Free! Words: 183,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
Commander Gulliver meets with Professor Wang from Kino University where they discuss the foundations of our value thinking. Our non-provable basic assumptions as well as the sources of evidence that we might use in making our value opinions. They discuss the pros and cons of many value questions, including: abortion, illegal immigration, euthanasia, gay marriage and others.
Fiction Gutted: The Establishment and the Novel
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Fiction » Literature » Literary
As Gideon Lewis-Kraus notes, writing in the Los Angeles Times, James Wood is a writer who matters. People read him, people of the educated, monied, controlling part of the populace. That's why it's important that what James Wood writes does not matter – in central ways. Nowhere is this more on display than in How Fiction Works, the star critic's most recent book.
Holophany, The Loop of Creation
Price: Free! Words: 165,030. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A new paradigm in philosophy exploring the structure of consciousness through analysis of the act of perception and creativity. By abolishing axioms and truisms and instead, investigating the mechanism whereby these were created, authoritative dogma becomes redundant. As an alternative, knowledge of the structure of consciousness endows one with personal, social and global responsibility.
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.