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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.
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.
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.
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.
It's Not Fun: a collection of motorcycle philosophies
Price: Free! Words: 28,610. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A collection of short stories and philosophical nonfiction on motorcycling.
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".
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.
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.
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 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.
The Default Setting Is Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,030. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A story told in many pieces poems of common threads running through life showing why falling in love is the most intelligent thing you can do.
Black By Popular Demand - Is the American Black Living on Borrowed Time?
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 41,340. Language: American English. Published: July 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A black man's candid look into American mainstream black society. Have African-Americans made any progress at all in the last fifty years, or are we just spinning our wheels and headed towards total extinction? Blunt and honest looks are taken at what black people need to do to survive. If black people do not do something soon, we may disappear completely.
L'art de mentir
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: French. Published: April 25, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Sur la décadence dans l’art de mentir est l’occasion d’une méditation « amorale » sur l’art de « bien » mentir dans une société où l’apparence de vérité tient lieu de vertu. Puisque nous devons mentir, faisons-le bien. Plutôt ne pas mentir que de mentir mal.
The Buddha and the Dream of America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,440. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The Buddha is coming to America. An extraordinary perspective on the real roots of America, from the time of Henry David Thoreau, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Walt Whitman to the present, when Buddhism, and the ideals which it espouses, is paving the way for the founding of a great new spiritual civilization.
A Book of Business Philosophy
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,680. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
You’re setting up a business. You know the product or service. You’ll locate customers. You’ve given it all you have. Suddenly you discover that others painted too rosy a picture of the possibilities, and have cut corners. This book has 20 principles to ethically guide your business and motivate its success, when others in the same business are failing. It’s a short read and well worth your time.
Back to Boston Harbor: Defend our Country, Faith, and Family
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 17,290. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
In these troubled times, Americans must show the strength and courage of the founders to stand behind their most precious convictions.
A New Myth for America
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,800. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Every great civilization has had its own myth, a cosmic story of how we fit into the universe, a divine story of who we are and where we came from. Greece had Zeus and Athena. Rome had Romulus and Remus. Western civilization had the Old Testament prophets and stories of the Bible. Now a great new myth comes forth in America. It is the reason for the existence of the universe itself.
Hints, Tips, Comments, Questions, Suggestions, How to’s, and Downright Commonsense
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This is a collection of one liners, memory joggers, comments, How To's, Commonsense phrases and Suggestions that I've collected over the years. Hopefully, they will capture your interest and reading enjoyment.
Chaos Theory
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A collection of articles on contriversial subjects. Inspired by the concept of the chaos theory, they are meant to invoke discussion and thought on the subjects to help people figure out what they believe when it comes to each subject.
A New Beginning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,960. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
“Brandon’s poetry uses words to shape the unknown, the unseen, and brings to us an open invitation from the universe. He opens the door for us, and like all good poets should, leaves it to us to walk on through. Amazing stuff.” -Stephen Poulin, English Professor at Greenfield Community College