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Pourquoi tout n'a-t-il pas déjà disparu ?
By Jean Baudrillard
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: French. Published: April 29, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Le texte de ce carnet est un inédit de Jean Baudrillard.
The Ethical Philosophy of Bertrand Russell
By Dr. Ramendra
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: 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
By Hercules Bantas
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,320. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European 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.
Simulations and Reality in WYSIWYG Universes
By Andrew Burt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 4,260. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
We're living in a Simulated Universe? Are you sure? And if we're _not_...
Mentis Codex: A Guide for A Sentient Being
By Mentis Thinker
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Category: 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.
Hamlet Orders a Rewrite! Popular Lecture Series Volume 3
By Mark Collins
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Popular Powerpoint Lecture by Dr. Mark Collins provides essential background for his rewrite of one of the most beloved literary works of all time.
Value Your Month to Value Your Life
By Rosa Say
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Value Your Month to Value Your Life presents a self-coaching process aimed at value alignment: We call it value-mapping in the Managing with Aloha sensibility for worthwhile work. Value mapping strengthens you. You can practice it immediately to improve the daily quality of your life, boosting your confidence by building better values-based habits.
Crazy Or Just Crazy Enough to be True? Popular Lecture Series Volume 1
By Mark Collins
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: January 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Popular Powerpoint lecture by Dr. Mark Collins shows how biology, chemistry, physics and philosophy all point to a common origin of the universe. Based on his book, "Maximum Irony". The crazy idea of the origin of the universe would appear to be a "reductio ad absurdum" for the atheistic argument. Or is the idea just crazy enough to be true?
La concezione della politica in Tommaso Campanella
By Giuseppe De Vita
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 10,860. Language: Italian. Published: December 18, 2010 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Tommaso Campanella, uno dei più grandi esponenti della Storia della Filosofia Politi-ca, Filosofo, Pensatore, Poeta e nostro conterraneo. In un testo ben articolato, scorrevole, osserviamo una analisi 'di qualità' di una personalità così eclettica - potremmo dire di un 'tuttologo' - come il Campanella.
Contre l'idée de sanction
By Jean-Marie Guyau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: French. Published: December 9, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
" L'idée de sanction vient se fondre dans l'idée plus morale de 'coopération' ; celui qui fait le bien universel travaille à une œuvre si grande qu'il a idéalement droit au concours de tous les êtres, membres du même tout, depuis la première monère jusqu'à la cellule cérébrale de l'organisme le plus élevé."
The Black Pen
By Scott Allen
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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
By Hercules Bantas
Series: The Connected World, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,960. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
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
By John Cannon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: 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.
No Missing Links And Other Essays
By Julie R Butler
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
Spøkelser, reinsydyr og negative påstander
By Arnfinn Pettersen
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
By Hercules Bantas
Series: Understanding Deliberative Democracy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,830. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This concise, essay length guide covers the basics of deliberative democracy by canvassing a spectrum of theories on the subject. It explains what is unique about deliberative theories of democracy, what they all have in common, as well as how they differ. An easy-to-understand introduction to deliberative democracy theory.
The Art of Living - 21st Century Epicureanism
By Kay Allen
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The philosophy of Epicurus adapted to the modern age showing how one can live a happy life. Simple, direct, and readily understandable, Epicurus developed his philosophy for everyone.
Ignorance is no Excuse
By Anthony Souza
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
By Anthony Souza
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
By Anthony Souza
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.