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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 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'.
Tomorrow, as the Crow Flies
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 66,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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"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'.
Prometheus Unbound
Series: The Prometheus Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 35,490. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Prometheus Unbound explores the timeless elements of the human condition that we command as we all play the power game in our lives. This book is for those who want to undergo a meaningful transformation in themselves. It is for those who want to have a better model of the world going on inside of them from the perspectives of the church, the economy, the state, the academy, and the family.
Father Earth - Mother Earth is Our Father
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Richard Del Connor. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Perhaps the new name, "Father Earth," will invoke and inspire more respect for our home planet. Rachel Connor suggests we combine the titles of "Mother Nature" and "Father Earth" to promote better care for our life source. Rachel jokes, if you want to call it, "Petrified Turtle," she'll vote for that also.
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.
The Propaganda Model and the Internet: Smashing the Gateway
Series: The Connected World, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. 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.
The Power Game Volume I
Price: Free! Words: 47,150. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
What is this crazy game called life all about? For humanity, life is a power game. Volume I aims to come as close as possible to hitting the nail of reality on the head by exploring the timeless elements of the human condition from the perspective of society toward the individual. This authoritative book illuminates why we employ the strategies we do as we all play the power game of our lives.
The Power Game Volume II
Price: Free! Words: 34,550. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
The Power Game Volume II calls for a revolution -- not against the ruling class, or the powers that be, or against any other authority. This revolutionist's handbook calls for a revolutionary transformation in yourself and in the way you view the world. This authoritative book illuminates some of the best dominant strategies to employ to win the power game of your life.
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.
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.
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 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.
Summer Forevers - Book #4 of 4 of the poetry book series: Season of Fours
Series: Season of Fours, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
This is book #4 of the poetry book series, Season of Fours, by Richard Del Connor. This poetry was written during the early 1980s before transforming into The Coyote in 1984. Richard lived in Santa Monica and Venice Beach while writing this book about an endless Summer that lasted for several years as he worked for Fleetwood Mac, Frank Zappa, and performed with his rock band, The Rich.
Understanding Thomas Sowell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,770. 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 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.
Fundamental Alexis de Tocqueville: A Practical Guide to Democracy in America
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
This book is one of a series that have been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy." It is intended to serve as a primer for students of political philosophy and especially Tocqueville’s masterpiece, "Democracy in America".
Democracy and Postmodern Identity
Series: The Connected World, Book 4. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,140. 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.
In G-d We Trust: A Handbook of Values for Americans
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 17,390. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
The Rebbe's vision of America which is communicated in the pages that follow focuses on our past -- the roots of our national heritage -- and our present -- the positive and negative forces operating within our culture. And it allows us to look to the horizon, showing how the end of peace and prosperity to be introduced by Mashiach is within our grasp.
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.