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A Book of Business Philosophy
By Ken Lord
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,680. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
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.
The Art of Politics & Campaigning - How Sun Tzu Can Advance Your Political Aspirations
By Allan P. Sand
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,040. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
This book was written to help you win a campaign - that is, the person who can build the greatest coalition of supporters, - wins. It might be for any kind of elective office, or a position that requires the collection of public support. If you are the candidate or active in supporting a candidate, study this material.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral 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.
Father Earth - Mother Earth is Our Father
By Rachel Connor
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.
Summer Forevers - Book #4 of 4 of the poetry book series: Season of Fours
By Richard Del Connor
Series: Season of Fours, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
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.
Lila's Child: An Inquiry Into Quality
By Dan Glover
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.
Why: An Agnostic Perspective on the Meaning of Life
By Travis Haan
Price: $2.99 USD. 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.
In G-d We Trust: A Handbook of Values for Americans
By Sichos In English
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
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. 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.
বুদ্ধিবৃত্তিক আবর্জনা
By Suhreed Sarkar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: Bengali. Published: July 29, 2011 by cmsMonkey. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary 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: 107,780. 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.
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. Category: 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. 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.
Our travels with it
By Mark Gross
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.
Understanding Aristotle: The Virtues
By Hercules Bantas
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'.
Understanding John Rawls: Justice as Fariness
By Hercules Bantas
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.
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. 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!)
Event Horizon
By Matthew Montague
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.
Democracy and Postmodern Identity
By Hercules Bantas
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 New Ancien Régime
By Edward St Amant
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 44,200. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
It started 2500 years ago and is about an idea, a dystopian one. It loves to talk about equality, humanism, language, mathematics and religion but its mantle is: 'Left to Our Own Devices We Will Fall Down!' It's anti-democratic and abhors openness, reason, atheism, and law and order. It detests middle class values and the work ethic. It yearns for the unearned . . . for the easy life . . .