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An Introduction to Western Philosophy
By Matt McGinniss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Biographies and key ideas of twenty of the most important western philosophers, from Socrates, Plato and Aristotle to Nietzsche, Foucault and Derrida.
What the Hell Were You Thinking?
By Lawrence J. King
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: April 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
"Lawrence King's book illustrates his reinvention from being incarcerated to Head Chef, Buddhist, and caregiver. Like his dissimilar careers, Mr. King's articles and commentaries are distinct and varied offering insight into his complex character. A globally minded, concerned citizen of the world, Mr. King shows us that change can happen." —Rose C. Nardi, VP, Peoples Bank
"Why Did Philip Have to Die?"
By Kathy Wood
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
During a single beat of the heart a person's life can change for infinity. Just as the organ continues to pulse, time also proceeds forward. Seven-year old Philip has finished his (final) dinner and is dashing across the street to continue playing with his friends. He never makes it to the other side. His life ends on the dotted line dividing the lanes of traffic. Why did Philip have to die?
Silent Giants: A North American Odyssey
By Ron Gruner
Price: Free! Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
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Occasionally life presents the opportunity to do something very special. For me that opportunity came in the summer of 1991 when I flew my classic Cessna 195 from St.John's, Newfoundland, to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Our story begins just as the cliffs of the Newfoundland coast slowly emerge from the gray ocean mist...