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The Magic Of Glinda by Scott Webb
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.
Camminare by Henry David Thoreau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: Italian. Published: April 27, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Più d’ogni altro libro di Thoreau, un'interrogazione sulle nostre abitudini di svago e di relax, e su qual è il rapporto che intraprendiamo con il paesaggio, il nostro corpo e il pianeta. Una critica alla società materialistica, un’anticipazione del moderno ambientalismo.
Fundamental Alexis de Tocqueville: A Practical Guide to Democracy in America by M. James Ziccardi
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".
On Individualism and Conformity: Borat, Wall Street and the Problem with Cults by Jules Okapi
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.
Chaos Theory by Lenora Popa
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.
Growing Up In America by Stephan Painter
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.
A Book of Business Philosophy by Ken Lord
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.
L'art de mentir by Mark Twain
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.
Why: An Agnostic Perspective on the Meaning of Life by Travis Haan
Price: Free! Words: 39,240. 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.
In G-d We Trust: A Handbook of Values for Americans by Sichos In English
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 by Daniel June
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.
বুদ্ধিবৃত্তিক আবর্জনা by Suhreed Sarkar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: Bengali. Published: July 29, 2011 by cmsMonkey. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Philosopher Bertrand Russel inquired about human follies and fallacies in his popular book 'Unpopular Essays'. One of the most interesting essay in that book was 'An Outline of Intellectual Rubbish' where he illustrated the thoughts of many great men that can be considered simply rubbish. This book is a translation of the essay in Bangla (Bengali).
Understanding Thomas Sowell by Richard Patterson
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.
Hints, Tips, Comments, Questions, Suggestions, How to’s, and Downright Commonsense by Gee Jay
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.
Virtue by Kato
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.
Our travels with it by Mark Gross
Price: Free! Words: 13,730. 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.
Understanding Aristotle: The Virtues by Hercules Bantas
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'.
Understanding John Rawls: Justice as Fariness by Hercules Bantas
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.
Life is Like a Weather Forecast ( A Storm Chaser Looks at Life's Storms ) by G. Thomas Windsor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 10,900. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Meteorology and Climate, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
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!)
Event Horizon by Matthew Montague
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.