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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.
Tomorrow, as the Crow Flies
Price: $2.00 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'.
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 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.
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.
Montessori, Dewey, and Capitalism: Educational Theory for a Free Market in Education
Series: Education. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 77,370. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Categories: 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.
Atheism Scepticism and Philosophy
Price: $1.99 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.