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Смысл жизни в пяти словах by Павел Тихонов
Price: $2.90 USD. Words: 8,700. Language: Russian. Published: June 11, 2015 by izdat-knigu.ru. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Эта книга о смысле жизни. Он вряд ли вам понравится, вряд ли он будет сказочным или слишком добрым к вам. Он жесток и справедлив как сама жизнь. Он больше похож на горьковатую правду, чем на сладковатую ложь или прекрасную иллюзию. Однако он объясняет все противоречия присущие нам, всю «несправедливость» жизни. Объясняет наше движение, делает его понятным и предсказуемым.
Existentialism Its Religious Proponents And Detractors by Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,740. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
My e-book considers reaction to Jean-Paul Sartre's revival of existentialism in the early 1940s. My text considers critical acclaim of Sartre's plays, No Exit and The Respectful Prostitute, among others. Much of my volume looks at religious leaders and what they said about existentialism, its history and impact. At least one of these men believed it was as dangerous a threat to man as communism.
To think or to imitate ? Off dogmatic belief, towards free reason! by Benjamin Palan
Price: Free! Words: 14,240. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The problem of neurosciences and natural sciences in general on researching human qualia is presented and explained in common wording. The inconsistency of materialistic faith is used to elucidate the importance of unprejudiced reason. Further content includes comparison of theory of relativity with the common understanding of time.
Nachdenken statt nachahmen: Weg von Glaubensdogmen, hin zu freier Vernunft! by Benjamin Palan
Price: Free! Words: 14,210. Language: German. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Das Problem der Neurowissenschaft bei der Erforschung menschlicher Qualia wird mit gewöhnlichen Worten dargestellt und erklärt. Die Unstimmigkeit des philosphischen Materialismus dient als Beispiel, um die Wichtigkeit unvoreingenommener Anwendung der Vernunft hervorzuheben. Abschließend geht es um Verhältnis und Unterschiede zwischen der allgemeinen Auffassung von Zeit und jener der Physik.
The Ancient Path to Eternal Bliss by Hin Teo
Price: $3.60 USD. Words: 31,410. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Most of us have trouble coping with loneliness, illness, old age, and death. Because of these, we can’t live a worry-free, meaningful, and fulfilling life. Fortunately, knowing reality will set us free. Hin reveals the reality with philosophy, religion and science.
A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living by Joseph Campbell
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,670. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
One of Joseph Campbell's most popular, most quoted works, A Joseph Campbell Companion is a treasure trove of insight and inspiration, thought-provoking in its depth, poetic in its scope. Drawn from a month-long workshop at the world-famous Esalen Institute held in celebration of the scholar's eightieth birthday, the Companion captures Campbell at his best: wise, funny, intelligent, and inspiring.
Cantor, Russell, and ZFC by John Northern
Price: Free! Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
when first conceived, russell's paradox stunned the world of Mathematicians. The zfc have produced axioms to address the issues caused by russell's paradox, but sometimes these too have come up short. In this paper, two concepts are used, ispace (the imagination) and tspace (three dimensional reality, where all things real exist), in order to shed new light on the problems.
The Relevance of Kabir by Todd Vickers
Price: $5.51 USD. Words: 51,750. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Kabir was a bold eastern philosopher who understood how pain is inevitable and suffering is optional. The Relevance of Kabir combines the verses of four different translations. In the revolutionary spirit of Kabir, Todd Vickers elaborates on these poems using modern examples, reason, metaphor and indelicacy.
An Introduction to the Later Wittgenstein for Students by Don Waterfall
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,760. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This book, which grows out of eight years of teaching the later Wittgenstein, focuses on his great work, Philosophical Investigations. After a brief resume of the background that led him to change his approach to philosophy dramatically, it addresses the two main subjects of the Investigations, language and the mind, and concludes with reflections on the scope and place of his work.
69 Silogismos para Mulheres: O que a lógica e a dedução revelam sobre os relacionamentos by Daniel Marques
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,690. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 25, 2014 by 22 Lions. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Sex and Relationships » Sexual behavior
O livro responde às dúvidas mais comuns das mulheres em relação aos homens, combinando um total de 69 silogismos sobre atração, comportamento, comunicação, relacionamentos e amor.
The Flag of Inconvenience by Khaled Farag & Caren Knight
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014 by Spangaloo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
"A thought provoking and powerful memoir taking a voyage through the oceans of the mind, to a destination yet undecided and undefined..."
Breakthrough Philosophy by Bryan Smith
You set the price! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From the author of 'A Shaman's Black Cloak', 'Arin oh Arin' and 'Hivemind 2040+' comes a conveniently written compilation of personal quotes and philosophical sayings by Bryan Smith. Inside here, you will find a collection of profound, life-changing insights on the relationship between you and reality.
NOW and the Weltanschauung of Government Men by Gary J. Davies
Price: Free! Words: 26,640. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
In this short work the world view (Weltanschauung) of this sci-fi/fantasy author is outlined, including the concept of Now One World (NOW): the continuing big-bang event of our one universe. Focus is on physics quantum mechanics interpretation and multiverse concepts. This is contrasted with the fanciful world view of the novels Government Men and its prequel Secrets of Goth Mountain.
The Dawn of Nightfall by Edison Thomas
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
As a summary and philosophical interpretation of Isaac Asimov's classic story "Nightfall," The Dawn of Nightfall draws esoteric correlations between the science fiction masterpiece and inner pyscho-spiritual illumination. My intended purpose for the reader of this essay is to reflect as deeply as possible and be humbled by the magnitude of mortality, and to inspire the pursuit of eternal life.
Feeling Your Way to Happiness by George Birdsall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
How do we know when we are happy, and how do we create more happy moments in our life? There are so many theories on happiness from finding joy in attending a religious service, being in love, laughing, doing something you really enjoy or many other daily experiences, however how many of these have a long lasting impact on our level of happiness and how many are just instantaneous happy moments?
Looking For the Way: Two systems of a small planet and how the Universe works by Jeremy Flint
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
Look around…have you ever wondered how all this works? What is the goal of life, its object or purpose and what is the best way to achieve that goal? Me, too, so I embarked on a journey to find the fundamental law of the Universe.
Bezna 5 by Bezna
Price: Free! Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Bezna 5 makes an ouroboric move of plunging into itself ('Bezna' in Romanian means consistent darkness + diffuse fear). Bezna 5 is darkly glowing dead thinking, cosmic pessimism, hairy autonomy, limbo sighs, horrendous pink volumes, underground nematodes, happy dismemberment, haunting prehumanism, bio-glow, sinister moods, eternal stillness, future plague, idiot nonknowing and news from Cioran.
Quoted by Empress Kelly
You set the price! Words: 1,010. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Variety of sayings, thoughts, and quotes that have a twist to them. A different take on ideas and views. It's a quick read, can be used as a reference, and something to ponder upon every now and then. Serves as a daily source for thought provoking concepts.
La Filosofia è la Vita, Vol. V by Maurizio Bisogno
Price: $2.95 USD. Words: 12,040. Language: Italian. Published: April 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Questo è il quinto volumetto della mia serie "La Filosofia è la Vita".