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Ontologia y Metafisica
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
La metafisica es la rama de la filosofía que se ocupa de la naturaleza de la realidad última. La metafísica está dividida en ontología, que tiene que ver con la cuestión de cómo muchos tipos fundamentales de entidades componen el universo, y la propia metafísica, que se ocupa de describir los rasgos más generales de la realidad.
Ontologia y Devenir en Deleuze
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,170. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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.
Portraits Of Passion: Aging Defying The MythThis
By Marshall Stearn
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 58,340. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
this book is a series of interviews of people over 65 who had continued to work. these individuals discovered their passion early on and never stopped producing, here are a few of them: i.e.,steve allen, dave brubeck, melvin belli, a.w. clausen, norman cousins, alice faye,john gardner, robert mondavi, linus pauling, charles m. schulz(snoopy), mayor lionel wilson, john wooden, and many others.
Filosofia Moderna
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,770. Language: Spanish. Published: June 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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
By Vladimir Poklad
Price: Free! Words: 19,380. Language: Russian. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
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
By Fernando D'Amico
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary 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
By Fernando D'Amico
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: Italian. Published: June 15, 2012 by ALVIS International Editions. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary 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
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.