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Random Thoughts
Price: Free! Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2008. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
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The following are Random Thoughts from a not so random man. The ranting and ravings of a person who is passionate about his work. Some are soft, some are hard, ALL will make you think.
Event Horizon
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This is the limit of your perception in this moment. It is simultaneously vast and limited. Theoretically, this structure is your world as you absolutely know it at this moment. This is your event horizon – all events within this horizon are known and actionable; all event outside are unknown and unactionable.
Why: An Agnostic Perspective on the Meaning of Life
Price: Free! Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A logical attempt to analysis of the meaning of life. It comes to the conclusion that even if we can never know the true meaning of life we still have to use logic to deduce what to do with our lives. The most logical thing we can do with our lives is to grow to our full potential as sentient beings.
Atheism Scepticism and Philosophy
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 88,760. 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.
Our travels with it
Price: Free! Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Stream of consciousness description of road trips my wife and I have taken around the North American continent with focus on Outside-the-Box thinking.
Jackson Barwis - Collected Works
Price: Free! Words: 40,970. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The collected works of Jackson Barwis contain his three masterworks (1) Three Dialogues on Liberty, (2) Dialogues on Innate Principles, and (3) A Fourth Dialogue on Liberty.
Understanding Aristotle: The Virtues
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Education and 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'.
The Propaganda Model and the Internet: Smashing the Gateway
Series: The Connected World, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Herman and Chomsky's 'The Propaganda Model' describes how they believed the print and broadcast mass media were manipulating information flow into the US public sphere. This ebook begins with a detailed description of the model. It then examines how computer mediated communication, like the Internet, circumvents the information filters and loosens the stranglehold of the mass media.
Growing Up In America
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,970. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Growing up in America is a blended concept of issues from America's past. It is a philosophical interpretation of mistakes and successes that we have made throughout the years. Examples are life examples of people that we have given the lable hero. They represent situations in their lives that have molded the landscape of our society. In essence it is largely who we are today as a society.
Tomorrow, as the Crow Flies
Price: Free! Words: 66,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
"Tomorrow, as the Crow Flies" is a book of ideas. Written in the style of a blog, it covers such philosophical topics as the absence of a soul, issues of personal identity and community, core values for modern life, and the nature of truth. Personal, social, and political concerns are also discussed, with a unique form of government offered for consideration in the author’s 'control socialism'.
Virtue
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Who is the virtuous man, and how does his virtue affect himself and the world around him? Throughout history, men have believed themselves to be just, yet in actuality their virtues mask cruel depravity on a scale seen over and over across history through the form of despotic rules and indifferent populations. How has this come about? In "Virtue", Kato ponders these questions of virtue.
Walden Too: Building and Living in Your Little House in the Woods
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » House plans
The book is about the philosopher Henry David Thoreau's life and work while living in the house he built at Walden Pond, and how the reader can enjoy building and living in his own little house in the woods.
Understanding John Rawls: Justice as Fariness
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. 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.
One Small Step in Time: A Collection of Short Stories
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 27,780. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mashups, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A collection of short stories written in fiction and non-fiction. Spans the life of a nonagenarian and include short pieces he's written during his life.
Understanding Thomas Sowell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,780. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and 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.
The Default Setting Is Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Poems of common threads running through life showing why falling in love is the most intelligent thing you can do.
Democracy and Postmodern Identity
Series: The Connected World, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The Internet makes it difficult for people to tell exactly whom they are communicating with because online identity can often rely totally upon communicative interactions. Mark Poster argues that this uncertainty- the postmodern identity- can cause difficulties for some democratic public spheres. This guide examines Poster's arguments and then applies them to three democratic theories.
On Individualism and Conformity: Borat, Wall Street and the Problem with Cults
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by White Sun Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This essay embarks on a discussion of the current conceptions of individualism and identity in the United States, and how this gets warped in such a way as to actually reinforce conformity and compliance. Part of The Brain Trust series, by Jules Okapi, a series of philosophical and political essays.
The Magic Of Glinda
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 36,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism
The Wizard of Oz is our story and we deserve to know what it’s about. We deserve to see our own situations magically turn for the better when all seems lost, to get in touch with our intuition, to hear our calling, and to avoid stupidity while still loving those around us. The movie is about the underlying mechanics to all that. Transformation as "myth" is an ancient topic now worth revisiting.
The Life of Allism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,600. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
What if philosophy, religion, art, science, and history can merge in one collective system? Allism gives us the tools to live a creative life and achieve our divinity here on earth. "The Life of Allism," the first volume of the book, "The Perfect Idius," introduces a system that begins with the needs of Man, and ends with the universal All. Learn how to achieve your creative apotheosis.