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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."
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.
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.
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
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.
Seek Wisdom, Practice Kindness
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Price: Free! Words: 19,070. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
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Seek Wisdom, Practice Kindness is a personal philosophy as well as a theory on the workings of the human mind. Topics dealt with include honesty, knowledge, evolution, impulses, emotions, status, sex, marriage, religion, gods, death, violence, abortion, boundaries, and reflection spaces. The book has evolved over the years, and this latest version is the third edition.
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.
Ignorance is no Excuse
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Price: Free! Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 13,110. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: 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 Silver Lining - Moral Deliberations in Films
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Price: Free! Words: 17,110. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Moral deliberations and philosophical dimensions in eight modern films.
I Fell in Love Today
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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.