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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.
Portals: Entering Your Neighbor's World
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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People in America today hold a variety of competing and incompatible worldviews. Portals offers a brief survey of seven of the major worldviews that shape American culture today. Intended primarily as a guide for Christians to understand their neighbors, this book can benefit anyone interested in bridging the divide between worldviews and entering the mental worlds of the people around us.
Notes Towards a New Age, Volume 2
Series: Ed Ramsey's Philosophy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 381,420. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
Ed Ramsey lives his blue collar philosophy, which he refers to as Mavellonialism. It is his cherished hope that inviting people to immerse themselves in the ideas presented throughout the chapters listed in Volume 2, will open the eyes of the reader to the immense, invaluable and satisfying opportunity given them to come to live as mavericks, in accordance with God's fervent hope for humanity.
Rejecting the New Millennium
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Hoyt wrote most of the poems in "Rejecting the New Millennium" while he was an instructor at Grambling State University in Louisiana from 1994 to 1999. A limited edition of the collection was issued in 1999 by CC Marimbo Communications, PO Box 933, Berkley, CA 94701. 24 signed and numbered hard copies of this collection are still available from the author.
The Gospel of Reason
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,090. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Fiction » Historical » Ancient
[On Sale] As Jesus walked amongst men to advance the Gospel, so does Arenos to advance an objective & secular standard of the Good. Through numerous interactions, Arenos meets individuals & experiences situations testing existing systems of thought & beliefs. From examining political & religious Goods, The Gospel of Reason looks at how some of those Goods are proper, how some are not & why.
Notes Towards a New Age
Series: Ed Ramsey's Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 212,180. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Ed Ramsey is a blue collar philosopher who has been living, working and writing, and developing his personal philosophy for 37 years. He refers to his philosophical approach as Mavellonialism, the art and science of sophisticated self-development, whereby the individual cultivates his or her beliefs. This philosophy is amenable to the needs of every individual, man or woman, rich or poor.
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.
Phronesys - Aporetic Fragments
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Phronesys is a compilation of notes, aphorisms and reflections of a philosophical nature. In Phronesy intentionality of thought goes out of his theoretical matrix for eventuation, claiming its operative way, in the practical sphere. Here the Aporia is produced by the ambivalence of ethical and moral reflection that accompanies the dispersion of being in the existing streams.
Phronesys - Frammenti Aporetici
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: Italian. Published: June 15, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Phronesys è una silloge di note, aforismi e riflessioni di carattere filosofico. Nella Phronesi l’intenzionalità del pensiero esce fuori dalla sua matrice teoretica per eventuarsi, reclamando la sua attitudine operativa, nell’ambito della sfera pratica. Qui l’aporia è data dall’ambivalenza del riflesso etico-morale che accompagna la dispersione dell’essere nei rivoli dell’ente.