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The Thirty-Six Strategies of Ancient China
By Stefan Verstappen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 44,240. Language: Canadian English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » History » Asian
The Thirty-Six Strategies of Ancient China is an easy to read and fascinating look at how many of the strategies and tactics mentioned by Sun Tzu in his book The Art Of War, were employed in ancient times.
Fundamentos de la Filosofia Griega
By Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,610. Language: Spanish. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Con este curso pretendemos un acercamiento a la comprensión del origen de la filosofía griega: sus problemas, temas principales y sus tendencias. DIVISIÓN DEL CURSO: El curso se divide en tres períodos: -FILOSOFÍA PRESOCRÁTICA: De Tales de Mileto a Leucipo. -PENSAMIENTO DE LA CRÍSIS: Sócrates, los Sofistas y Platón. -EL POSTPLATONISMO: Escuelas socráticas, Aristóteles y el Helenismo.
The Art of War versus The Art of Pool - How Sun Tzu Would Teach Pool & Billiards Strategy & Tactics
By Allan P. Sand
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Cue sports
If Sun Tzu played pocket billiards, this is how he would apply war strategies and tactics to pocket billiards. Consider that the pool table is really a rectangular battlefield. Your opponent is there to win. Are you? Learn how to be your own general and direct your actions so that you can win more games.
Random Musings for College Students: Part Five
By Raja Sharma
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 10,960. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Innumerable thoughts develop in mind while teaching the students of literature in a classroom but it is not always possible to transfer all the ideas which suddenly crop up in a teacher’s mind, and as a result such ideas continue to be stored in sleeping memory.
Random Musings for College Students: Part Four
By Raja Sharma
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 20,180. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Innumerable thoughts develop in mind while teaching the students of literature in a classroom but it is not always possible to transfer all the ideas which suddenly crop up in a teacher’s mind, and as a result such ideas continue to be stored in sleeping memory.
Random Musings for College Students: Part Three
By Raja Sharma
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,580. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Innumerable thoughts develop in mind while teaching the students of literature in a classroom but it is not always possible to transfer all the ideas which suddenly crop up in a teacher’s mind, and as a result such ideas continue to be stored in sleeping memory.
Random Musings for College Students: Part Two
By Raja Sharma
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,750. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Innumerable thoughts develop in mind while teaching the students of literature in a classroom but it is not always possible to transfer all the ideas which suddenly crop up in a teacher’s mind, and as a result such ideas continue to be stored in sleeping memory.
Random Musings for College Students: Part One
By Raja Sharma
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,240. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
Innumerable thoughts develop in mind while teaching the students of literature in a classroom but it is not always possible to transfer all the ideas which suddenly crop up in a teacher’s mind, and as a result such ideas continue to be stored in sleeping memory.
Essential Philosophy: Problems of Life
By Raja Sharma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,660. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
There are many philosophic logics which define life through their own way: Aristotle’s logic presents linear, one dimensional view of life. Likewise many other philosophers believe that logic is linear but actually they are following a fallacy because everything happening around us is present in paradoxes.
Essential Philosophy: Happiness, Relationships, and Sex
By Raja Sharma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,760. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
You don’t miss a particular thing until you have become addicted to it. Same is with sex and drugs. I tell you to fall in love, enjoy sex, but never be addicted to it because it is going to be very painful if you are unable to fulfill your desire at the required time.
Essential Philosophy: Divinity In Love
By Raja Sharma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: December 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
Your knowledge, your experiences in life, and some other circumstantial causes may have compelled you to think that loneliness and peace are the essential things which you need the most at all cost.
Essential Philosophy: Flow With Life
By Raja Sharma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,410. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
You continue to ask questions but here you miss the point. You begin to live in the world of theories, assumptions, and your conclusions. I have a rat in my shop. At night, if I am working late, I often see that rat come out of its hiding. When it first appeared, I did not pay much attention.
Essential Philosophy: Are You Afraid of Death?
By Raja Sharma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,370. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
I am amazed to see the Yogi Gurus who teach people how to breathe properly: inhale deeply like this, hold your breath for a while, exhale deeply, and hold your breath for a while. Do I have to learn how to breathe now?
Essential Philosophy: Live Before You Die
By Raja Sharma
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,190. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Educational
If you think I am going to give you the methods of better living, you are wrong. I am not a religious preacher, a salesman of philosophy, or a traditional teacher from a school or college. I don't want you to change in any way.
Demystifying Confucianism
By Yoko Miyamoto
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 80,020. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Demystifying Confucianism explains Confucianism through classic novels. People of East Asia learn Confucian morality first through stories, rather than through the Analects. By introducing and explaining the classic stories and their relevance in the contemporary society, Demystifying Confucianism offers an easier way to understand East Asian culture. 2012 Dan Poynter's Ebook Awards Finalist.
Difficult Points In Buddhism
By Alex Bunardzic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,950. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Buddhism is a system of philosophical thought that eschews metaphysics. It advocates staying within the range of experience when attempting to establish the truth about our world and our place in the world. This book is mostly concerned with the facets found in Buddhism today which were never part of the original Buddhist teachings.
The Traditional Family of Okinawa
By Mauro Gibo
You set the price! Words: 700. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The way of life in Okinawa with its traditions and customs. The meaning of the word family since ancient times through the generations.
Essential Readings in Zen
By Roy Melvyn
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 111,160. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
It would be easy to spend an entire lifetime studying and contemplating the various source documents of the Zen tradition. The selections herein, including works of Nargajuna, Bodhidharma, Hsin Hsin Ming, Dogen, and Hua Hai capture the full flavor and essence of Zen and can easily stand as both the beginning and terminus of one’s studies.
Decoding of the Lao-zi (Dao-De Jing): Numerological Resonance of the Canon's Structure
By Alexander Goldstein
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 139,850. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
As a canon, the "Dao-De Jing" is a symbolic work and its symbols transcend its context. When this is properly understood, all 81 sections of it divided into nine divisions and two halves have universal application. Any attempt to translate them with no account taken of the numerological and symbolical systems means to remove them entirely from canonical context and narrow the field of application.
Book of the Forest Path: New Translations of Lao Tzu and Kuo Hsiang
By Crispin Sartwell
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,400. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
Offers new perspectives on and translations of ancient Taosim, by philosophy professor Crispin Sartwell