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Iliad ad Nihilum: Psychê, Conscience, Wonder
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You set the price! Words: 223,960. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
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.
The Art of Mind
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Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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.
Beauty and Pleasure and Moderately Energetic Walking in the Lower Southern Alps
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Price: Free! Words: 100,490. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
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
101 Ways to Make Yourself Think
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Price: Free! Words: 1,550. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
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Expand your mind, believe in yourself, think the impossible. "101 Ways to Make Yourself Think" is a compilation of phrases, quotes, and haikus to stimulate your mind. If you're an intellectual already, continue your education; if you aren't, why not become one?
Book of an Owl
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You set the price! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013 by Unicorn & Pegasus Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Book of an Owl places certain undefined and imperfect spirituality and philosophy which we come through our daily life. there is love, wisdom, loss, solitude, loneliness, and possibly everything that make us human beings and prey of the time and space...