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Random Thoughts
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Price: Free! Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2008. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary 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.
Choosing Honor
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Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 65,060. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This award-winning book, wonderfully underscored by classic rock-n-roll lyrics, and thoroughly documented research, is an unpredictable tonic for what ails America. A bi-partisan, socio-political, economic, manifesto, that also rings true globally; Choosing Honor is a self-help book that, if enough people read it, could change the world. This book is not for the closed minded.
Introducción al Pensamiento Latinoamericano
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 35,780. Language: Spanish. Published: October 9, 2010 by Charley Torres Casañas. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
La vida filosófica latinoamericana del pasado siglo XX cuenta con innumerables personalidades que la enaltecieron y llevaron a un plano de madurez y reconocimiento internacional que estimulan el cultivo y el orgullo del pensamiento de “Nuestra América”. Una de esas descollantes figuras fue el filósofo mexicano Leopoldo Zea.
Montessori, Dewey, and Capitalism: Educational Theory for a Free Market in Education
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Series: Education. Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 77,290. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This book presents a philosophy of education—the theory of concentrated attention and independent judgment—that requires laissez-faire capitalism for its full realization. It is not an argument, except indirectly, for the separation of education and state nor is it a critique of present and past state-run schooling. It is an argument for the abolition of coercion in all areas of life.
Our travels with it
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Price: Free! Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: 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.
Life is Like a Weather Forecast ( A Storm Chaser Looks at Life's Storms )
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate
In this book, a storm chaser explores the science behind modern weather forecasting, some ancient weather wisdom and how that relates to life itself. He shares his personal journey of discovery and the strange twists and turns that happen on the roads of Tornado Alley. He tells of his experiences chasing some of the largest storms on earth (from a safe distance, most of the time!)
Principles of Joy in the Holy Spirit Finney's Lessons on Romans Volume III Expanded E-Book Edition
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Series: Finney's Lessons on Romans, Book 3. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 108,400. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2013 by Agion Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Paul’s Letters
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.
Understanding Aristotle: The Virtues
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American 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
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Series: The Connected World, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2010. Category: 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.
Father Earth - Mother Earth is Our Father
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Richard Del Connor. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
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
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,970. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: 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.
Understanding John Rawls: Justice as Fariness
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: 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.
Lila's Child: An Inquiry Into Quality
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,430. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,780. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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 Life of Allism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,600. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: 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.
Virtue
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: 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.
Democracy and Postmodern Identity
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Series: The Connected World, Book 4. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,160. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: 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.
The Magic Of Glinda
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Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 36,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
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.