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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.
Peace is Possible
By Edmund Mazeika
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 207,780. Language: English. Published: May 21, 2012. Category: 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 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 Origins of George Bernard Shaw's Life Force Philosophy
By Jay W. MacIntosh
Series: Macintosh series, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,320. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
George Bernard Shaw was essentially an independent thinker, yet, he consistently used the ideas of others. His Life Force philosophy is not a coordinated, developed body of knowledge. It is not as thoroughly developed as the philosophical systems of Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, or Bergson; however, it was sufficiently thorough for Shaw. He took ideas and concepts, many that were generally accepted
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.
The Incredible Irony of Being: Thoughts on Expression and Life
By David Wheeler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 35,440. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: 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
By Tony DiBella
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 23,090. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
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
By Travis Haan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary 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
By Mohamed Achour
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 36,590. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
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]
By Suhreed Sarkar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,840. Language: Bengali. Published: January 27, 2012 by cmsMonkey. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Impact of Science on Society is a great book by Bertrand Russell. This book is now in Bengali, translated by Suhreed Sarkar.
Esoterica
By Terrence747
You set the price! Words: 44,060. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Inspirational
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.
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.
The Ethical Technologist
By David Tuffley
Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Ethical Technologist is an exploration of what it is to be a change agent during this most dynamic period of human history. Ethical conduct in technology development comes down to a simple, two-part proposition; people must be told what the consequences of using a technology will be and give their informed consent, and secondly, that they must not be harmed by using it.
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.
Freedom From God: Restoring the Sense of Wonder
By Harry Willson
Series: Harry Willson Humanist Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,600. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by Amador Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
Thinking Aloud Allowed! Thinking about God went into a black hole in the '60s with "God Is Dead." Fundamentalism doesn't count, because there's no thinking there. Here's a book that goes all the way into that black hole and comes out the far end -- into liberation. This challenge is for persons who can read and like to think, and can still sense wonder. The fresh air is wonderful!
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.
Apocalyptic Imaginary: The Best of Modern Mythology 2011
By James Curcio
You set the price! Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Through the voices of many contributors, we collectively take a hard look at the blurred lines between narrative and truth, philosophy and literature, personal history and cultural memory.