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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.
Hybris - Aporetic Fragments
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 3,820. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European 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
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 3,770. Language: Italian. Published: June 10, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
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
Price: Free! Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A look beneath the skin of the modern-day individual: an attempt to understand their struggles and their meaning.
Wasted life!
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Psychology » Movements / existential
'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.
Peace is Possible
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 207,780. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Peace is Possible is a personal, passionate and humorous people's plan for Peace on Earth concentrating on original solutiions to the problems confronting humanity today. This book presents an economic, social, political and spiritual solution so all life on Planet Earth can thrive for millions of years to come. Peace is Possible is fun-to-read, easy-to-understand, upbeat and optimistic.
The Origins of George Bernard Shaw's Life Force Philosophy
Series: Macintosh series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,310. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
George Bernard Shaw was essentially an independent thinker, yet, he consistently used the ideas of others. His Life Force philosophy was sufficiently thorough for Shaw. He took ideas and concepts, many that were generally accepted in the nineteenth century, and formulated a philosophy in which he could believe and put his faith and use as the main theme for important plays.
The Incredible Irony of Being: Thoughts on Expression and Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,440. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Incredible Irony of Being is as varied as it is unique. In a serious voice that is alternately sarcastic and philosophical, Dave Wheeler writes with confidence on most any subject: Literature, Art, Writing, Suburbia. Somehow it all comes together in 21st Century style.
50 Reasons To Not Suffer
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Do you often find yourself suffering and unsatisfied with life? Do you feel that life is unfair and that the world is against you? If so, then this book might help you to put things into perspective. The author will demonstrate that for every ‘negative’ life event, there is actually a ‘positive’ way of looking at it, like a cloud with a silver lining. All that is required is a little courage.
Why: An Agnostic Perspective on the Meaning of Life
Price: Free! Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A logical attempt to analysis of the meaning of life. It comes to the conclusion that even if we can never know the true meaning of life we still have to use logic to deduce what to do with our lives. The most logical thing we can do with our lives is to grow to our full potential as sentient beings.
Rescuing Our Pride from the Arena Zero and Causing Sorrow for Tomorrow
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,590. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
As stated in the title, along its developmental curve, a superpower and hegemonic nation develops its own weaknesses. When those feeble points start being manifest on the surface, instead of facing the facts regarding its own weaknesses, such a nation becomes preoccupied with preserving its national pride, which ironically enough results in the development of even more weaknesses.
সমাজে বিজ্ঞানের প্রভাব [Impact of Science on Society]
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,840. Language: Bengali. Published: January 27, 2012 by cmsMonkey. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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The Impact of Science on Society is a great book by Bertrand Russell. This book is now in Bengali, translated by Suhreed Sarkar.
Esoterica
You set the price! Words: 44,060. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A whimsical collection of parables and short stories that make philosophy accessible to the “everyman”. A valuable resource for opening the mind to a transcendent reality and eternal life. The official Esoterica of the “CoAB” - a movement designed to modernize religious thought and address existential questions of contemporary life.