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The TV Delusion
Price: $6.90 USD. Words: 83,580. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Would you be shocked to discover that you don’t have complete control over your thoughts and beliefs? What if you were told that the world view you’ve acquired is really just a fiction? In a roller coaster ride through psychology, philosophy, religion, history, politics and logic, this book examines the power exerted over our lives by the TV and the steps we can take to break free from its spell.
The mother and the hero
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,700. Language: American English. Published: February 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
The first book of the newancient system (A1) that contains its values and basic guidelines that show to everyone how to deal and resolve the modern problems of humanity.
Condition of Power - Ontology and Anthropology beyond Nietzsche
Price: $10.86 USD. Words: 121,630. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A challenge to existing concepts, this book introduces the reader to the actual existence of a human reality which exceeds the hitherto known and considered from whatever point of view and which has remained latent and indistinct under the form of myths, from the dawn of history until nowadays mass media culture as a need of power in an intrinsically powerless human world.
Consciousness and the Limits of Reason
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 193,560. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Consciousness. So rich, so complex, so much our world, so difficult to explain. The “Problem of Mind” is considered from the perspective of both interactive dualism (as championed by Descartes) and contemporary materialism. Additionally, two alternative avenues to the explanation of consciousness, namely, quantum mechanics and general systems theory, are discussed in some detail.
In My Considered Opinion
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 125,680. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Publishing business, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A collection of blog posts and essays written from 2008 to 2014 by author and publisher Theresa M. Moore. Topics include the controversies with Amazon and other self-publishing travails, the condition of the book publishing industry, bad politician tricks, and issues concerning Global Warming, air pollution, and the degradation of the natural world.
A Joseph Campbell Companion: Reflections on the Art of Living
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 82,670. Language: American English. Published: February 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Mythology, folklore and legend, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
One of Joseph Campbell's most popular, most quoted works, A Joseph Campbell Companion is a treasure trove of insight and inspiration, thought-provoking in its depth, poetic in its scope. Drawn from a month-long workshop at the world-famous Esalen Institute held in celebration of the scholar's eightieth birthday, the Companion captures Campbell at his best: wise, funny, intelligent, and inspiring.
The Relevance of Kabir
Price: $5.51 USD. Words: 51,750. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Kabir was a bold eastern philosopher who understood how pain is inevitable and suffering is optional. The Relevance of Kabir combines the verses of four different translations. In the revolutionary spirit of Kabir, Todd Vickers elaborates on these poems using modern examples, reason, metaphor and indelicacy.
An Introduction to the Later Wittgenstein for Students
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 74,760. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This book, which grows out of eight years of teaching the later Wittgenstein, focuses on his great work, Philosophical Investigations. After a brief resume of the background that led him to change his approach to philosophy dramatically, it addresses the two main subjects of the Investigations, language and the mind, and concludes with reflections on the scope and place of his work.
Looking For the Way: Two systems of a small planet and how the Universe works
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 83,850. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014 by Amolibros. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
Look around…have you ever wondered how all this works? What is the goal of life, its object or purpose and what is the best way to achieve that goal? Me, too, so I embarked on a journey to find the fundamental law of the Universe.
Bezna 5
Price: Free! Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Bezna 5 makes an ouroboric move of plunging into itself ('Bezna' in Romanian means consistent darkness + diffuse fear). Bezna 5 is darkly glowing dead thinking, cosmic pessimism, hairy autonomy, limbo sighs, horrendous pink volumes, underground nematodes, happy dismemberment, haunting prehumanism, bio-glow, sinister moods, eternal stillness, future plague, idiot nonknowing and news from Cioran.
Escape 'the Matrix': Breaking Free of Illusions for an Authentic Meaningful Life
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,400. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Jake Lyron examines the 'Matrix' of illusions the world has ended in through the domination of media, the digital world and super-consumerism. He shows how this apparent advancement has eroded happiness and wellbeing and offers as a solution a simpler way of life in accord with nature and traditional values. Illuminating for the problem, inspiring for the solution.
The Little Fount
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 87,370. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Little Fount looks at the modern world through the eyes of a man who has learned how to see past the petty insecurities of society's expectations. Written as a long-form essay, it is a modern take on philosophy and religion.
A Privileged Time
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 63,260. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology
Acceptance of age is neither collapse nor surrender to decay. Collapse comes when a structure is weakly constructed with insufficient internal support to maintain the integrity of the whole. By resisting or denying the passage of our seasons, we trade opportunity to evolve for the brittle illusion of stability.
Las mariposas vuelan libres: Un acercamiento innovador y radical a la evolución espiritual
Series: Butterflies. Price: Free! Words: 121,490. Language: Spanish. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Cuando Nicolás Copérnico descubrió que la Tierra no era el centro del Universo, todo cambió. Cuando Frederick Miescher descubrió el ADN, todo cambió otra vez. Cuando los físicos cuánticos han descubierto que nuestro universo físico no es real, que es un holograma, todo…¡espera!, nada ha cambiado. Ahora “Las mariposas vuelan libres” ofrece un acceso nuevo y radical a la evolución espiritual.
The Philosophy of Desert Metaphors in Ibrahim al-Koni: The Bleeding of the Stone
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
In The Philosophy of Desert Metaphors in Ibrahim al-Koni - The Bleeding of the Stone, Meinrad Calleja takes a close look at one of al-Koni’s works – The bleeding of the stone – and attempts to prise out philosophical reflections concealed in the text. In it the desert provides a landscape rich in allusions while metaphors allow readers to engage in creative interpretation.
A Head In The Cloud: Tutorials, Mini-Tutorials, Micro-Tutorials, and Appreciations From the Blog of Robert Paul Wolff
Series: The Collected Papers of Robert Paul Wolff, Book 4. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 138,320. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
From Robert Paul Wolff's popular blog, the Philosopher's Stone, comes a series of "Tutorials", "Mini-Tutorials", "Micro-Tutorials" and "Appreciations" on topics such as Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, Kiekegaard, Max Weber, Ideological Critique, Afro-American Studies, and more.
Universal Philosophy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,230. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
An easily comprehensible and practical explanation of «universal philosophy» – the essence behind all philosophical and spiritual teachings with emphasis on how to employ these concepts in our daily lives. This book gives us answers to the most important questions. Who are we? Why are we hear? What is the purpose of our lives? How can we manifest our purpose? Prerequisites to a meaningful life.
21st Century Philosophy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 82,790. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Eight essays on strictly philosophical topics of social and moral relevance. Accessible to the general reader and written by someone with a higher-level qualification in the subject.
More on the Maverick Way
Series: Ed Ramsey's Philosophy, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,720. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
We have the opportunity for this to be the best of times. For this to come about, we must embrace and enact God's plan for us, which is the Maverick Way. Should we refuse to cooperate, this may be the worst of times. This book is a grader, smoothing the route to New Jerusalem. Get in your car and travel the route.
The Dawn of a New Age of Reason: Breaking Religion's Chains in the Twenty-first Century
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 103,490. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
If you have ever had doubts about your religion and felt guilty about it, fear not. You are one of a growing multitude who has struggled with the conflict between what they were taught in their youth and what their knowledge and their common sense tells them. If you fear that being a “Doubting Thomas” makes you unworthy or inferior, you really need to read this book.

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