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The Meditative Beauty of Reading by Richard Hazzlewood
Price: Free! Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations(5.00 from 1 review)
A philosophical exploration of the value of reading, by an introvert with a deep interest in literature, philosophy and religion.
Tree and Shadow by Sally Pfoutz
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 12,130. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Most of the poems in this collection are about my family, including my dogs and horses; and my love of nature. And then there are the poems about my mother who died when I was sixteen. There are a number of those as I have grappled with my grief and tried to understand how her death shaped my life, as I did in Barren Shed. [My mother sits by the bridge/ waiting for nightfall.]
Don’t Be Negative-Be Positive Be Strong by Baldev Bhatia
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,540. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Conflict resolution
It’s a matter of thought that fools worry about the circumstances on which they have no control. Why worry when we cannot change anything or the climate, rather enjoy it whether it’s hot, humid, cold, cloudy, foggy and snowy. Let us all keep our internal weather mind body and soul pleasant all the time.
An Introduction to the Wisdom Path and the Teachings of Lewis Harrison by Lewis Harrison
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
The Wisdom Path is a practical path and philosophy of living, relationships, and spiritual inquiry. It offers those with a deep spiritual hunger - those who live in a “state of longing”, a basic approach by which to organize their personal journey. There are also those who feel lost and confused and need a safe place to explore what the meaning of life is. The Wisdom Path provides this. F
ديوان شعر تنهيدة الأرواح للشاعر علي المفتي by Ali Mufti
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,670. Language: Arabic. Published: October 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Middle Eastern poetry, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
"الشاعر علي المفتي ولد في بغداد عام 1989 وبدا بكتابه الشعر بعمر عشره سنوات، تميز بكتابته للشعر الشعبي والفصيح له عده مشاركات في مهرجانات شعريه وادبيه من اهمها مؤتمر شعراء العراق الذي اقيم في محافظه الموصل/العراق عام 1999 والمؤتمر العالمي حول حقوق الطفل الذي عقد في بغداد عام 2001 ومهرجان شعراء بغداد عام 2002، ومهرجانات النشاط المدرسي الشعرية في بغداد"
Φιλοσοφία στη σκιά του πολέμου by Markos Synodinos
Price: Free! Words: 87,520. Language: Greek. Published: July 30, 2015 by Rania. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Σκέψεις φιλοσοφίας, λίγες γραμμές περί του φιατί και διότι στον επίλογο του συγγραφέα σαν βοήθεια στον αναγνώστη που χρωστώ προκαταβολικά να ευχαριστήσω.
Iliad ad Nihilum: Psychê, Conscience, Wonder by Michael Degener
Price: $17.95 USD. Words: 227,180. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Paragon of warrior valor, or, à la Shakespeare, “idol of idiot worshippers”? This study contends that The Iliad, authored by an ironic sixth century Athenian, unfolds a revolutionary critique of the martial aristocracy. Achilles is undone by his own curse of pothê upon the Achaeans, exposed to an experience of thauma, or wonder, at Patroclus’ psychê, in the first glimmerings of conscience.
Dismantling the Divine: D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett by Paul Gleason
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Essay » Literature
A groundbreaking and original book, "Dismantling the Divine" considers how D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce, and Samuel Beckett criticize the nineteenth-century concept of the artist as the replacement for Jesus Christ as the divine prophet of universal truth. In addition, the book shows how these three novelists engage with Nietzsche, Heidegger, Schopenhauer, and other key philosophers.
The Art of Mind by Kevin Dwyer
Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
A look at false consciousness as having either positive or negative ends depending on what one wishes to do with it. Focus is the creative potential of false premise and false logic. Overall the idea came to mind of "looking for rain in a cloud" such that many academics purport clarity yet rather like following the raindrops up and gazing into the sky they become drawn into the cloud.
Who Says That's Art? A Commonsense View of the Visual Arts by Michelle Marder Kamhi
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,630. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Fine art, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Today's artworld experts accept virtually anything as "art"—from an all-black painting to a facsimile of a supermarket carton or a dead animal preserved in a tank of formaldehyde. Many art lovers reject such work, arguing that it is not art. This book explains why they are right and the presumed experts are wrong.
Man Tzu's Art of Dating by man tzu
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,230. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
This is a satirical modification of Sun Tzu's Art of War, telling you everything you need to know about relationships, from asking a woman out on your first date, to navigating arguments, and how to interact with your children.
Fifteen Women Philosophers you should have learned about in school (but probably didn’t) by Janet Cameron
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 19,330. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2014 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics(4.67 from 3 reviews)
Why a book on women philosophers? Philosophy is genderless, but the under-representation of women in philosophy is an unfortunate truth. Join award-winning author, retired lecturer Janet Cameron, MA as she explores fifteen female philosophers you may never have heard of - women who changed the world, and the way we think today.
Burke on the Sublime: A Philosophical Inquiry into the Origin of Our Ideas of the Sublime and Beautiful with an Introductory Discourse Concerning Taste: A New Edition by Edmund Burke
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,850. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Empiricism
This new edition provides an inexpensive, reliable, and textually rigorous digital version of this seminal text in the philosophy of art, Burke's essay on the sublime, which heretofore has been unavailable as an e-book. It includes corrections, expansions, accurate citations, a 6350-word historical/philosophical introduction, bibliographies, and English translations of foreign language quotations.
Ready Reference Treatise: Arcadia by Raja Sharma
Series: Ready Reference Treatises, Book 105 · Study Guides: English Literature, Book 171. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,350. Language: English. Published: November 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Study guides, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
“Arcadia” by Tom Stoppard is a famous play written in 1993. The play revolves around the relationship between past and present and between order and disorder and the certainty of knowledge.
Beauty and Pleasure and Moderately Energetic Walking in the Lower Southern Alps by Alan Hutchinson
Price: Free! Words: 101,110. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Senses of beauty and especially pleasure drive us in all we do. Here are presented two different kinds, Alpine walking and some simple science. The last two chapters suggest what these emotions may be, how they arose and vary, and how they guide our good and bad decisions. There are 88 pictures, 514 references and 172 anecdotes. There is a web browser version: http://mewila.co.uk/html/mewila.htm
Method: The Demystification of Mysticism by Jorge Guerrero Sanchez
Price: $33.30 USD. Words: 30,550. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Method is a book not for the faint hearted. It is not a quick formula for finding happiness or a self-help book. It treats of the nature of finding awareness and how difficult it becomes to do so; acting on principle is what leads one to inner peace, but this may take anywhere from 20 to 40 years. The book invites those who are interested in mysticism to dare be themselves to find it!