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An E-book About Fallacies of Causation
Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This short e-book consists of an attempt to describe fallacies of causation. It discusses five specific fallacies of causation. It has been written to be something of an introductory text that is both accessible and non-intimidating.
The Solidarity of the Concordance
Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Wholeness arrives by mixing the suspension: Classicists drone toward dull perfection, Romanticists drown in feeling’s affection; Worse, others alternate between extremes— It’s not this nor that, but of a joined direction.
Reflections on the 2012 Apocalyptic View of the World
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A reflection on the doomsday prophecy of 21 December 2012.
Flotsam - A Boomer’s Vignettes
Price: Free! Words: 16,790. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Flotsam contains scenes and pictures from this baby boomer's life. My experiences are no better than anyone else's: no worse. My experiences and lessons learned directly influence my novels, for as Ayn Rand says, "When you sit down to write, you do not need to calculate everything in a slow, conscious way. Your inspiration comes to the exact extent of the knowledge you have stored."
That's Funny: A Theory of Humor
Price: Free! Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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Ever wondered why we find something funny or why we laugh? You might be surprised by the reason. Have you ever wondered how people make up jokes? Would you like to be able to do so? A theory of humor is arrived at through the analysis of more than eighty fine jokes. Study has never been so much fun.
Rejecting the New Millennium
Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Hoyt wrote most of the poems in "Rejecting the New Millennium" while he was an instructor at Grambling State University in Louisiana from 1994 to 1999. A limited edition of the collection was issued in 1999 by CC Marimbo Communications, PO Box 933, Berkley, CA 94701. 24 signed and numbered hard copies of this collection are still available from the author.
Некоторые мысли о развитии человека
Price: Free! Words: 19,380. Language: Russian. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
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.
The World Is Never Enough: A Journey to the Heart of 21st Century Human
Price: Free! Words: 9,160. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A look beneath the skin of the modern-day individual: an attempt to understand their struggles and their meaning.
Wasted life!
Price: Free! Words: 650. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Psychology » Movements / existential
'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.
LOREM IPSUM
Price: Free! Words: 2,070. Language: Indonesian (Bahasa Indonesia). Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Biarkan perahu kehidupanmu menjadi ringan, ambil hanya yang perlukan, seseorang yang kau cintai dan mencintaimu, satu atau dua sahabat, rumah nyaman serta hiburan sederhana, seekor kucing, sandang dan pangan terpenuhi kemudian sediakan banyak air lebih dari cukup karena dahaga itu berbahaya.
Blood!
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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Explains the influence of blood on modern history, warfare, religion, secret societies, government and popular culture. Really weird
Sun Tzu's Art of War For The 21st Century
Price: Free! Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
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The Art of War is primarily about (i) understanding of one’s situation; (ii) understanding of extremes; and (iii) taking the knowledge gained from the understanding of the extremes and applying it to your advantage. Stanley Bronstein updates this masterpiece originally written about warfare and applies it to today's modern society.
Ad Infinitum
Price: Free! Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Meditations on the startling and inevitable nature of infinity.
The Ethical Philosophy of Bertrand Russell
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Based on full length book of the same title. A critical exposition of the ethical philosophy of Bertrand Russell. Traces the development of Russell's ethical ideas from cognitivism (similar to G. E. Moore) to non-cognitivism (similar to A.J.Ayer).Concludes with author, Dr. Ramendra's critical comments on Russell's ethical ideas.(This is the second revised and expanded version of the ebook.)
Mentis Codex: A Guide for A Sentient Being
Price: Free! Words: 5,500. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A short book that states somethings that a thinking person might think about or want to think about. It can be taken in whole or part or not at all if you disagree with it. The book is meant just to start a discussion. It is only 11 pages of text in PDF format.
The Black Pen
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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.
Spøkelser, reinsydyr og negative påstander
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: Norwegian (Nynorsk). Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: 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?
Seek Wisdom, Practice Kindness
Price: Free! Words: 19,070. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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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.
Ignorance is no Excuse
Price: Free! Words: 6,980. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Categories: 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.