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Lila's Child: An Inquiry Into Quality
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Zen
Lila's Child chronicles the first year of the Lila Squad discussion group... an Internet list devoted to the works of Robert M. Pirsig. This discussion focuses upon his second novel, Lila: An Inquiry into Morals although his first book Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Value is also discussed a great deal.
Understanding Thomas Sowell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,770. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
An examination of the underlying assumptions in Sowell's libertarian analysis of society with a view to pinpointing exactly where liberals are most likely to part company with him. Starting with Sowell’s view of the role of intellectuals in our society, Patterson digs down into the conceptions of knowledge and reason underlying Sowell’s ideas about social processes, justice, and morality.
Understanding John Rawls: Justice as Fariness
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,840. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This guide explains Rawls's concept of 'justice as fairness'. It covers such topics as the two principles of justice, the principle of fairness, the original position and the veil of ignorance, and the difference principle, as well as examining some of the criticisms levelled at Rawls's arguments.
Principles of Joy in the Holy Spirit Finney's Lessons on Romans Volume III Expanded E-Book Edition
Series: Finney's Lessons on Romans, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 108,400. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013 by Agion Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Paul’s Letters, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The Letter to the Romans stands as Paul's most significant message on how to begin and maintain a loving relationship with God and others. The Holy Spirit often leads those seeking to understand the essentials of saving and sanctifying faith to read Romans. "Principles of Joy in the Holy Spirit," Finney's Lessons on Romans Volume III, teaches how to live in the joy and power of the Holy Spirit.
Consciousness and the Limits of Reason
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 193,560. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Consciousness. So rich, so complex, so much our world, so difficult to explain. The “Problem of Mind” is considered from the perspective of both interactive dualism (as championed by Descartes) and contemporary materialism. Additionally, two alternative avenues to the explanation of consciousness, namely, quantum mechanics and general systems theory, are discussed in some detail.
Atheism Scepticism and Philosophy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 88,740. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
It's multi-dimensional and thorough at refuting the irrational, whether it be philosophies, ideologies, beliefs, religions or politics. A lot is tackled in these pages . . . a provoking work which weighs in on morality, personal freedom and human rights . . . casts a wide net to find his opponents . . . a great read for sceptics, fence sitters and free thinkers.
Understanding Aristotle: The Virtues
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Study guides - Philosophy
This guide covers Book 2 of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics in which he discusses the virtues. It explains the difference between moral and intellectual virtues, what Aristotle means by 'happiness', what he considers vices, and his 'doctrine of the mean'.