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Antropología y Arte en Gilles Deleuze
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
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
By Fernando D'Amico
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary 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
By Fernando D'Amico
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: Italian. Published: June 15, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary 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.
Hybris - Aporetic Fragments
By Fernando D'Amico
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Hybris is a sylloge of reflections that invests some central nodes of philosophical thought. The power of rational inquiry in an attempt to break the barrier ontological, to invade the domain of metaphysics, leaving behind a jumble of fragments aporetic, often hidden, because logically refractory and non-edible.
Hybris - Frammenti Aporetici
By Fernando D'Amico
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: Italian. Published: June 10, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Hybris è una silloge di riflessioni che investe alcuni nodi centrali del pensiero filosofico moderno. La tensione dell'indagine razionale nel tentativo di infrangere la barriera ontologica, per invadere il campo della metafisica, lascia dietro di se una congerie di frammenti aporetici, molto spesso occultati, perché logicamente refrattari e non commestibili.
The World Is Never Enough: A Journey to the Heart of 21st Century Human
By L.A. Grainger-Brown
Price: Free! Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A look beneath the skin of the modern-day individual: an attempt to understand their struggles and their meaning.
Wasted life!
By Teymur Roshdi
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
'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 Dynamics of Meaning
By Toby Fadida
Price: Free! Words: 4,680. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Human existence is perhaps the most intriguing and perplexing idea to ponder. What is the meaning of existence? Somehow we arrived here. We know that we will one day depart. So what is it all about? What is life about? How are we to go about pursuing enlightenment out of such a dynamic and perplexing question? The Dynamics of Meaning sets out a rational path for seeking an understanding of life.
The New Rubaiyat Illustrated: Modern Affirmations and Aspirations 1
By Austin Torney
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Embrace Of The Human Condition: An extension of Omar Khayyam’s Rubaiyat into modern times. The Rubàiyàt stuck a chord in me which was already resonating to Omar’s frequency, so, I wrote my own. Color Illustrated. Vo1. 1 of 4.
Black and Proud
By Dr. Christopher Handy, Ph.D.
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,740. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Ethnic studies
Black and Proud is a collection of essays written by a minister that takes a bold and provocative look at the black experience in America seen through the eyes of a minister.
Essential Philosophy: Flow With Life
By Raja Sharma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
You continue to ask questions but here you miss the point. You begin to live in the world of theories, assumptions, and your conclusions. I have a rat in my shop. At night, if I am working late, I often see that rat come out of its hiding. When it first appeared, I did not pay much attention.
LOREM IPSUM
By Juna Firmansyah
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Biarkan perahu kehidupanmu menjadi ringan, ambil hanya yang perlukan, seseorang yang kau cintai dan mencintaimu, satu atau dua sahabat, rumah nyaman serta hiburan sederhana, seekor kucing, sandang dan pangan terpenuhi kemudian sediakan banyak air lebih dari cukup karena dahaga itu berbahaya.
Pensieri Alati
By Fernando D'Amico
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 10,650. Language: Italian. Published: November 10, 2011 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
“Pensieri Alati” è una silloge di pensieri, note, aforismi e riflessioni di carattere prevalentemente filosofico. Ricchissima di spunti di consistente valore prospettico e dottrinale, l’opera riflette argomenti che spaziano dal campo strettamente teoretico al campo pratico nel quadro di un respiro logico che si estende a considerazioni di valenza generale.
In Defense of Dolphins: The New Moral Frontier (Abridged Edition)
By Thomas I. White
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,880. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ocean life
This e-book is an abridgment of IN DEFENSE OF DOLPHINS: THE NEW MORAL FRONTIER, the groundbreaking book in which philosopher Thomas White argues that dolphins are self-aware, intelligent beings with emotions, personalities and the capacity to control their actions. Accordingly, White argues, dolphins should be regarded as "nonhuman persons" and valued as individuals.
Blood!
By M.E. Brines
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Explains the influence of blood on modern history, warfare, religion, secret societies, government and popular culture. Really weird
Jen Hancock's Handy Humanism Handbook
By Jennifer Hancock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This book is written to provide a quick overview of the philosophy of Humanism. Humanism is one of the most influential and yet most maligned philosophies of all time. Unfortunately, most people don’t know anything about it. I intend to change that with this book. Consider yourself introduced.
বুদ্ধিবৃত্তিক আবর্জনা
By Suhreed Sarkar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: Bengali. Published: July 29, 2011 by cmsMonkey. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Philosopher Bertrand Russel inquired about human follies and fallacies in his popular book 'Unpopular Essays'. One of the most interesting essay in that book was 'An Outline of Intellectual Rubbish' where he illustrated the thoughts of many great men that can be considered simply rubbish. This book is a translation of the essay in Bangla (Bengali).
Rusty's Byron Guide 2011
By rusty miller
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Rusty's Byron Guide is published annually, since 1984, by Rusty Miller, Californian born surfer, musician and photographer. It is a compilation of stories and images that reflect the spirit and feeling of the society, politics and culture of Byron Bay, where the overall atmosphere inclines people to find or remind themselves of our interrelationship with the environment and our own inner nature.
Sun Tzu's Art of War For The 21st Century
By Stanley Bronstein
Price: Free! Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Art of War is primarily about (i) understanding of one’s situation; (ii) understanding of extremes; and (iii) taking the knowledge gained from the understanding of the extremes and applying it to your advantage. Stanley Bronstein updates this masterpiece originally written about warfare and applies it to today's modern society.
Ad Infinitum
By Edison Thomas
Price: Free! Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Meditations on the startling and inevitable nature of infinity.