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Selected Thoughts On Human Development
Price: Free! Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
This book examines the proverbial meaning of life, which I take to mean developing individual self-awareness and self-sufficiency. It also addresses the role of temptation in the process of this development. The book also analyzes the five main conditions of the human mind (slave, Servant, Master, Warrior, Priest) and behavior typical of people in these conditions as they go through life
Why: An Agnostic Perspective on the Meaning of Life
Price: Free! Words: 39,780. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A logical attempt to analysis of the meaning of life. It comes to the conclusion that even if we can never know the true meaning of life we still have to use logic to deduce what to do with our lives. The most logical thing we can do with our lives is to grow to our full potential.
Esoterica
You set the price! Words: 44,060. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A whimsical collection of parables and short stories that make philosophy accessible to the “everyman”. A valuable resource for opening the mind to a transcendent reality and eternal life. The official Esoterica of the “CoAB” - a movement designed to modernize religious thought and address existential questions of contemporary life.
Freedom From God: Restoring the Sense of Wonder
Series: Harry Willson Humanist Philosophy, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 57,600. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Thinking Aloud Allowed! Thinking about God went into a black hole in the '60s with "God Is Dead." Fundamentalism doesn't count, because there's no thinking there. Here's a book that goes all the way into that black hole and comes out the far end -- into liberation. This challenge is for persons who can read and like to think, and can still sense wonder. The fresh air is wonderful!
Apocalyptic Imaginary: The Best of Modern Mythology 2011
You set the price! Words: 70,000. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Through the voices of many contributors, we collectively take a hard look at the blurred lines between narrative and truth, philosophy and literature, personal history and cultural memory.
Aethersphere
You set the price! Words: 58,630. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 5 reviews)
Thank you for beginning to read this book of more than 300 poetic works, this introduction will be your guide to these unconsciously created poems. They were written with a self-exquisite corpse and spontaneous automatism, with aid of muses, red inked molskines and mounds of aetherspheric tomes, the dates of writing are from the fall of 2008 to the spring of 2011 perks.
"...and Gulliver Returns" Book 4 A Look at Human Values
Price: Free! Words: 183,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
Commander Gulliver meets with Professor Wang from Kino University where they discuss the foundations of our value thinking. Our non-provable basic assumptions as well as the sources of evidence that we might use in making our value opinions. They discuss the pros and cons of many value questions, including: abortion, illegal immigration, euthanasia, gay marriage and others.
Holophany, The Loop of Creation
Price: Free! Words: 165,030. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
A new paradigm in philosophy exploring the structure of consciousness through analysis of the act of perception and creativity. By abolishing axioms and truisms and instead, investigating the mechanism whereby these were created, authoritative dogma becomes redundant. As an alternative, knowledge of the structure of consciousness endows one with personal, social and global responsibility.
Butterflies Are Free To Fly: A New and Radical Approach to Spiritual Evolution
Series: Butterflies. Price: Free! Words: 118,180. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(4.67 from 3 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 Social Philosophy
Price: Free! Words: 71,600. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Categories: 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
The Universal Mind Hypothesis
Price: Free! Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010 by KL Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(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.
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.
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.