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The Art of Living - 21st Century Epicureanism
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 9,220. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Categories: 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.
Articles in Dissident Philosophy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 69,540. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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A sustaining philosophy for the sovereign human being; a navigation system for self-management and an a recipe on how to increase your IQ. Individualism for collectivists and a Jenny Craig state for humanists. “Finely crafted essays in puzzle solving. A must read for the opinionated Left and Right.”
Ignorance is no Excuse
Price: Free! Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Categories: 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.
Guidelines and Other Unsolicited Advice
Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is the second 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.
The Metarevolution (2nd Edition)
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 78,180. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010 by Punked Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Metarevolution is a revolutionary manifesto about revolutions. It is both a theory about the nature of change throughout history, and a prescription of what to do about it. The touchstone idea for The Metarevolution is that no matter how well thought-out any ideology may be to start with, there are always limitations which only become clear as its ideals are applied.
How I Became A Super Villain
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 33,890. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
How are we to explain and understand the uniquely modern character that is the Super Villain? This book is a philosophical exploration of the Super Villain's universe, psyche, ethics, their cautionary tale of humanity wounded, and the special qualities their world can endow its followers with.
Moral Values, Politics and You: The Tribal Nature of All Politics
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Describes are how personal values lead to groups of similar values ("tribes") that try to lead using their values, i.e., politics. Primeval tribes are male lead, hierarchical and intolerant of other's values. Modern tribes are consensus driven and tolerant of diverse values as long as they respect an individual's human rights.
The Silver Lining - Moral Deliberations in Films
Price: Free! Words: 17,110. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Moral deliberations and philosophical dimensions in eight modern films.
Issues in Ethics
Price: Free! Words: 49,150. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Issues in ethics: the right to life, cloning, abortion, animal rights and other controversial topics.
Bioethics and Population
Price: Free! Words: 21,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
Issues in the ethics and practice of demography and bioengineering - population control, the right to life, cloning, and abortion.
Cyclopedia of Philosophy
Price: Free! Words: 381,260. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics.
A Guide for the Godless: Atheism and a Meaningful Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,560. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
How can an atheist lead a meaningful life? The answer is to follow modern science, give up the search for purpose in life, and start looking for what truly matters. This requires paying attention to emotional responses, taking the effort to make emotional judgments true, and constructing a life that is truly worthy of respect. A Guide for the Godless offers philosophical advice on this quest.
The Atheist Afterlife
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
THE ATHEIST AFTERLIFE: The odds of an afterlife: Reasonable. The odds of meeting God there: Nil. "Entertaining and well reasoned." THE ATHEIST AFTERLIFE describes an afterlife consistent with known law and requires nothing more than physics. It demonstrates that an afterlife is possible based on reason, and supports the probability of an afterlife with an original and testable support for dualism.
I Fell in Love Today
Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
You're out and about and you run into a captivating being. We've all had it happen. This is about total submission to the fantasy... but the cruelest part... is its ephemeral nature.
Moving Beyond Good and Evil: A Theory of Morality, Law, and Government
Price: Free! Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
This short book starts from first principles of moral nihilism and determinism and arrives at a shared system of morality and justice. It suggests a moral or ethical system that abandons the assumptions of objectivity, moral agency, and free will, and goes on to explore the implications of such a theory in the areas of criminal justice and government.
From Dust to Descartes: An Evolutionary and Mechanical Explanation of Consciousness and Self-Awareness
Price: Free! Words: 65,900. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Beginning with physical reactions as simple and mechanical as rust, From Dust to Descartes goes step by evolutionary step to explore how the most remarkable and personal aspects of consciousness have arisen, how our awareness of the world of ourselves differs from that of other species, and whether machines could ever become self-aware.
Mapping Mental Spaces: Volume 2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 181,440. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The two volumes which give expression to 'Mapping Mental Spaces' are a series of working exercises involving different problems which are entailed by issues of: hermeneutics, innate ideas, apodicticity, belief, meaning, model-building, psychology, mythology, mysticism, logic (Volume 1), fields, mathematics, chaos theory, quantum mechanics, chronobiology, and holographic theory (Volume 2).
Mapping Mental Spaces: Volume 1
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 235,490. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The two volumes which give expression to 'Mapping Mental Spaces' are a series of working exercises involving different problems which are entailed by issues of: hermeneutics, innate ideas, apodicticity, belief, meaning, model-building, psychology, mythology, mysticism, logic (Volume 1), fields, mathematics, chaos theory, quantum mechanics, chronobiology, and holographic theory (Volume 2).