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"...and Gulliver Returns" Book 4 A Look at Human Values
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Price: Free! Words: 183,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary 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
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Price: Free! Words: 165,030. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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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
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Series: Butterflies. Price: Free! Words: 118,110. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
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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 Philosophy
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Price: Free! Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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A collection of philosophical essays about Nietzsche, Heidegger, Marx, electronic music, Adorno and topics in artificial intelligence
The Universal Mind Hypothesis
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Price: Free! Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010 by KL Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
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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
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Price: Free! Words: 50,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Issues in ethics - the right to life, cloning, abortion, animal rights and other controversial topics.
Bioethics and Population
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Price: Free! Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Issues in the ethics and practice of demography and bioengineering - population control, the right to life, cloning, and abortion.
Cyclopedia of Philosophy
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Price: Free! Words: 389,520. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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
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Price: Free! Words: 65,900. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
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.