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Under the Drum by Turtle Heart
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Ojibwe song cycle. Poetry by an ojibwe ceremonial teacher and Keeper of the Four Directions Unity Bundle. A sacred song cycle of poetry written during or just before ceremonial events involving sacred pipe and other American Indian rituals. Emphasized is the connection to nature, to the mother earth, to dreaming and to awareness of the soul.
The Secrets of Freemasonry by Elijah Muhammad
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,200. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2011 by Secretarius MEMPS. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Freemasonry is a cloaked mystery, baptised in symbolism; consequently, to get a clear understanding is virtually unattainable, because regardless of your finding, it will only manifest that you have still been eluded. When dealing with speculative symbolism, the concrete is not part of the equation whatsoever. Elijah Muhammad demystifies this with simplistic clarity. This is true light.
Stoicism: A Practical Guide to the Select Works of Seneca by M. James Ziccardi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
In this book, M. James Ziccardi presents in an easy to follow format the key passages and principal ideas that are put forward in six of Seneca’s most important works: On the Shortness of Life On Anger On the Happy Life On Peace of Mind On Benefits On Clemency. Portions of this book have been extracted from M. James Ziccardi’s "Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By".
The Enchiridion of Epictetus by David Tuffley
Series: Text Book, Book 7 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 15 · Applied Psychology, Book 11 · Applied Philosophy, Book 6 · Leadership, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The Enchiridion of Epictetus is a classic Stoic text, now written in modern English. Long considered an excellent manual of practical philosophy, you can apply it beneficially to your everyday life. The timeless message of the Enchiridion is as practical today as it was in ancient Greece. Perhaps this is where the it gets its enduring power and long-life. It really does work, start using it today.
Universal Philosophy by Robert Elias Najemy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,230. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
An easily comprehensible and practical explanation of «universal philosophy» – the essence behind all philosophical and spiritual teachings with emphasis on how to employ these concepts in our daily lives. This book gives us answers to the most important questions. Who are we? Why are we hear? What is the purpose of our lives? How can we manifest our purpose? Prerequisites to a meaningful life.
Understanding Plato: 'The Symposium' by Hercules Bantas
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
This guide examines Plato's discussion of love in The Symposium. It covers all the speeches, culminating in Alcibiades's drunken homage to Socrates, and explores the moral dimensions Plato attaches to love, as well as key concepts such as Common and Heavenly love.
Spiritual Heroism by Robert S. Hare
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,500. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
SPIRITUAL HEROISM is a real gem, a small book of heroic philosophy, quotations and paraphrased snippets from down-to-earth wise men: Rousseau, Thoreau, Nietzsche, and other famous minds. Hare researches only the best of writers. He renews their profundities, their well-reasoned maxims. Hare's distilled prose is fine art. Enjoy!
The Quintessence by Michael Faust
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 49,840. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This is the story of an alternative history of the West, one where Christianity never happened. The tale of this bright world that never was begins with the pre-Socratic philosophers of ancient Greece, some of the greatest, boldest and most imaginative thinkers of all time. This is the tale of the infinitely mysterious Quintessence, the divine fifth element.
A Few Days In Athens - With Notes and Appendix by Cassius Amicus by Cassius Amicus
Price: Free! Words: 70,080. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy(5.00 from 1 review)
"A Few Days With Epicurus" contains the complete text of Frances Wright's 1820 Masterpiece "A Few Days In Athens, with an introduction, notes, and Appendix "Elemental Epicureanism" by Cassius Amicus. Thomas Jefferson stated that Wright's book was "a treat to me of the highest order," and her work stands today as the most important defense of Epicurus composed since the ancient world.
Treasure Hunt, Finding Solomon's Temple Treassure by Walter Parks
Series: Learning Ancient Secrets. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,970. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Expeditions & Discoveries, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Solomon's Temple Treasure is currently hidden in a secret cave in a place where you could never have guessed. This is the story of how I traced the Temple Treasure to its current location and of the mixed, perhaps illegal plans to retrieve it.
Historia de la Filosofia by Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,880. Language: Spanish. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
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.
Los Presocraticos by Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: Spanish. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Idealism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Este es un recorrido por los principales planteamientos de la filosofía Presocrática. Desde el siglo V a.n.e., Hesiodo, Homero, la Polis, la Physis, Tales de Mileto, Anaximandro, Anaxímenes, Jenófanes de Colofón y finalmente Pitágoras y el gran maestro Parménides.
Elogio della saggezza by Mario Scaffidi Abbate
Price: $3.81 USD. Words: 24,230. Language: Italian. Published: December 18, 2010 by Meligrana Giuseppe Editore. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Partendo dal concetto di saggezza quale è andato sviluppandosi dal tempo dei Greci, dei Romani e dei pensatori e mistici orientali sino ai nostri giorni, il libro indica le due vie per conseguirla: la contemplazione e l’azione disinteressata o “senza attaccamento”, ovverosia del rifiuto del mondo e dell’accettazione serena di tutto quanto ci accade.
The Ethics of the Greek Philosophers:Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle; and Psychic Phenomena in Greco-Roman Times by Linda Pendleton
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 91,420. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
In 1896, Columbia Professor of logic and ethics, Dr. James H. Hyslop’s stated his lectures “on the Greek ethics attributed to Plato, Socrates and Aristotle is an attempt to reduce the conceptions of Greek ethics to the same terms as those in which modern problems in this field express themselves. Too many philosophers merely transliterate the language of antiquity instead of translating it."
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius: A Primer by David Tuffley
Series: Text Book, Book 9 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 16 · Applied Psychology, Book 12 · Applied Philosophy, Book 8 · Leadership, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,420. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2012 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius is a perennial, belonging to a very special category of book that has but a few members out of the millions of books ever published; longevity. It has a simple, powerful message that is as fresh and useful today as it was nearly two thousand years ago. The greater the Truth, the more simply it can be put. Put it to work in your own life and live better.
Voluntad Creadora by Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,060. Language: Spanish. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Ancient Poetry, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Aristóteles, por lo que podemos apreciar en su obra “El arte poética” vio en la Grecia de su tiempo una realidad que era obvia y evidente: existía un tipo de arte cuyo medio era la palabra, ya sea hablada o escrita. Esta es la Poesis aristotélicas; son los fundamentos poéticos que configuran la esencia poética de este gran filósofo.
Thus Purred Catius' Cat by Cassius Amicus
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
"Thus Purred Catius Cat" is a poem for children of all ages. This original short poem composed in January of 2013 was written to summarize the basic principles of Epicurean theory and practice in a form for the new student of the subject. The subjects covered in the poem are taken from the remaining texts of original Epicurean doctrine as preserved by Diogenes Laertius and Lucretius.
Poesis by Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,940. Language: Spanish. Published: June 25, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Aristóteles es el sumum de la filosofía griega, pues realiza una síntesis de todas las oposiciones, de ahí que se le conozca como el filósofo de la mediación o del término medio. Hace, pues, una diferencia entre poética y teckné. Él entiende por técnica una forma de hacer e incluso la equipara al arte.