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Camminare
By Henry David Thoreau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: Italian. Published: April 27, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Category: 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. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
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. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American 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.
Fight, Flight, or Hide. The Guide to Surviving a Mass Shooting
By John Forsythe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Mass shootings are horrible tragedies, and they are incredibly unpredictable. However, tragedies such as this only get worse if we don’t prepare for them. This book is a short, easy-to-read guide for preparing for these kinds of tragedies. Intended for everyone, it addresses three varieties of responses to a mass shooter. If prepared, you can improve your odds of surviving a mass shooting
Chaos Theory
By Lenora Popa
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: 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.
Back to Boston Harbor: Defend our Country, Faith, and Family
By Corey Reese
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 17,290. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
In these troubled times, Americans must show the strength and courage of the founders to stand behind their most precious convictions.
The Funny Bible 1st Edition Don't buy this one!
By Joseph Homcy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 8,280. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This is the funniest book ever written! It explains everything you ever wanted to know about God and the afterlife. It also tells you how to control things with your mind. I'm offering a triple money back Guarantee! If you don't absolutely love it, email me at jhomcy5525@yahoo.com for a refund check. NO JOKE, 100% SERIOUS!
My Philosophy In 100 Thoughts
By Timothy Conerson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This book is an attempt to share the philosophical views of Timothy Conerson, co-founder of the Mighty Pen Center for Literacy & Research.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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!)