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Contre l'idée de sanction
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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."
Vers l'abîme ?
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,020. Language: French. Published: December 3, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
l s’agit d’un ensemble d’articles paru ces 10 dernières années, qui ont en commun d’aborder, à vif pourrait-on dire, la question de l’avenir de la planète, de nos irresponsabilités collectives, de l’aveuglement très largement partagé.
The Black Pen
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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.
The Triumph of Conscience
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 117,100. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Located among the so called literature related to Human Development, The Triumph of the Conscience is presented as a book that speaks about values, but of secular values that can be practiced by anyone. Connections between the interior and exterior of human beings, the paradoxes, the needs, the cosmos as a synthesis of matter and conscience. Collective conscience, between the us and the others.
The Complete Deliberative Democracy, Citizenship, and the Internet
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 68,700. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This compilation contains nine guides: Deliberative Democracy Basics, John Rawls and Deliberative Democracy, Jurgen Habermas and Deliberative Democracy, John Dryzek and Deliberative Democracy, Citizen Power and the Internet, The Propaganda Model and the Internet, Ricoeur's Hermeneutic Arc and the Internet, Democracy and Postmodern Identity, and Democracy and the Internet.
The Complete Political Internet
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 41,440. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This compilation contains five guides that answer some of the political questions introduced by the growth of the Internet. The compilation is comprised of: Citizen Power and the Internet, The Propaganda Model and the Internet: Smashing the Gateway, Ricoeur's Hermeneutic Arc and the Internet: The Changing Narrative Landscape, Democracy and Postmodern Identity, and Democracy and the Internet.
Democracy and the Internet
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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
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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.
The Seeker's Guide
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
The seeker is a person who is looking for knowledge and truth about life and the big questions. The book is a guide to help people figure out where to start looking for answers on their own, and how to ask questions. It is based on my own thoughts and experiences so its perspective is in the philosophy of physicalism, atheism, and Rational Pantheism; which I helped develop along side Paul Harrison
The Bluff Detector: Stories, Dreams and Rivers of Change
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Thomson Martin writes: "My book is an unfolding of my soul. In these pages I travel from my early attachments to the Christian tradition to a much wider, open and fresh place. Here and there from among the pages a trickster may appear in the form of a bluff detector. The trickster giggles." W. THOMSON MARTIN is a retired microbiologist, born in Northern Ireland, now living in Victoria, BC.
Nine Months in Uruguay: Past, Present, Progress
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,780. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
While my husband and I lived in Uruguay, I wrote. Not only did I maintain our blog, “Because the World is Round...,” but I found myself composing poetry, to my own surprise. It was a contemplative time, and as I tried to identify what it was about Uruguayan culture that I found so beguiling, as I dealt with loss, as the birds, the ocean, the sun and the moon spoke to me, a philosophy became.
No Missing Links And Other Essays
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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
Butterflies Are Free To Fly: A New and Radical Approach to Spiritual Evolution
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Series: Butterflies. Price: Free! Words: 118,110. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
(4.75 from 4 reviews)
When Nicolaus Copernicus discovered the Earth wasn’t the center of the Universe, everything changed. When Frederick Miescher discovered DNA, everything changed again. When quantum physicists discovered our physical universe isn’t real, that it’s a hologram - everything ... wait! Nothing changed - yet. Now "Butterflies Are Free To Fly" offers a new and radical approach to spiritual evolution.
Essays in Philosophy
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Price: Free! Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of philosophical essays about Nietzsche, Heidegger, Marx, electronic music, Adorno and topics in artificial intelligence
More Conversations with a Near-Death Experiencer
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Series: Conversations with a Near-Death Experiencer, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Diane Goble received emails from people all over the world (140 countries), who visited her web site A Near-Death Experience BeyondtheVeil.net from 1996 to 2008. This second book contains some of their conversations, questions and debates about religion, spirituality, and beliefs, plus a few relevant quotes and stories they passed on. This book will open your mind and connect you to your soul.
Spøkelser, reinsydyr og negative påstander
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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
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Series: Understanding Deliberative Democracy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This concise, essay length guide is an easy-to-understand introduction to deliberative democracy theory. It covers the basic tenets as well as exploring a spectrum of ideas on the subject.
The Universal Mind Hypothesis
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Price: Free! Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010 by KL Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
So, what is consciousness? Young was blind in half of his visual field when he appeared on NOVA(PBS). But if you threw him a ball from the blind side, he would catch it without knowing what he did. He had blindsight. His brain knew something that he did not. When one's brain acts on its own without the person knowing it, we have a p-zombie. This book is about why we aren't unconscious automatons.
Going Godless: Rediscovering Spirituality in a Material World
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 96,680. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
If you have recently become a nonbeliever, you left a world defined by religion. Whether you are atheist, agnostic, or deist, you face life without divine guidance. Is there meaning to be found in a godless world? Drawing from his past thirty years as an atheist, J.K. Fausnight redefines spirituality in naturalist terms and provides an important perspective on this brave new world.
The Art of Living - 21st Century Epicureanism
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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.