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Migrations, Volume II: Only the Deplorable
By Ashim Shanker
Series: Migrations. Price: Free! Words: 161,250. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Was it possible to feel nostalgic about something that had never happened to him, possible for nostalgia to be taken in by the body as a free pathogen to infect the consciousness with stray sentiments? Perhaps, in his dreams, he had traveled back in time, or even drifted into another dimension of space-time and inhabited the body, experiences, and nostalgia of another.
Del che è & che non è
By Paolo-Ugo Brusa
Series: Studi prosofici. Price: Free! Words: 107,470. Language: Italian. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Le culture si spendono per confinare l’inafferrabilità dell’evenienza, che è conseguenza dell’umana libertà. I modi del confinamento fanno appello a idee di razionalità e di socialità che vedono quell’afferrare come indispensabile e doveroso. Qui, come in 'Essere al mondo', si indaga invece l’originaria libertà dei rapporti tra mondo, mente e medio per conoscerla nell’immediatezza del suo darsi.
Alpha
By Max Morgan
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 218,560. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
An exploration in the philosophy of mind, Alpha considers what it takes to be a mind. Might there be different types and, if so, what kinds of worlds do they "create?" What can minds do; what can't they? The work further considers the epistemological implications of all this in areas of scientific endeavor. A fall-out from all this is a question of the future of minds as we know them.
In Search of the Self: The Riddle of Personal Existence
By Donald Oakley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 299,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
In Search of the Self reviews research into the neurological basis of consciousness, the potential of copying one’s personality into a silicon chip or endowing an artificial entity with self-awareness, plus an examination of beliefs about the nature of the self and its destiny after death.
The Apple of Knowledge: Introducing the Philosophical Scientific Method and Pure Empirical Essential Reasoning
By Russell Hasan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 172,190. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
This groundbreaking treatise on epistemology challenges the philosophies of Kant, Hume, Plato, Descartes, and Ayn Rand, and disrupts the status quo of convention wisdom on the methods and limits of human knowledge. The book explains why science achieves knowledge, shows that the mind and the brain are identical while presenting a new theory of consciousness, and proves that God does not exist.
Kant’s Theory of Mental Activity: A Commentary on the Transcendental Analytic of the Critique of Pure Reason
By Robert Paul Wolff
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 131,120. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
This book explains the central passage of the “Transcendental Analytic” of the Critique of Pure Reason. It proceeds in the manner of a textual commentary, discussing and explaining each section of the Analytic in turn. The purpose, however, is not merely to comment chapter by chapter on what Kant has written, but rather to reorganise and interpret his argument so that it is coherent and connected.
Future Logic: Categorical and Conditional Deduction and Induction of the Natural, Temporal, Extensional and Logical Modalities.
By Avi Sion
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 231,270. Language: English. Published: January 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Logic
An original, and wide-ranging treatise of formal logic, dealing with deduction and induction, of categorical and conditional propositions, involving the natural, temporal, extensional, and logical modalities.
Logical Philosophy: A Compendium
By Avi Sion
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 375,390. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Logical Philosophy: A Compendium brings together five works by Avi Sion published in 2002-06, namely: Phenomenology (2003), Volition and Allied Causal Concepts (2004), Meditations (2006), Ruminations (2005), and Buddhist Illogic (2002).
A Fortiori Logic: Innovations, History and Assessments
By Avi Sion
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 544,590. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Logic
A wide-ranging and in-depth study of a fortiori reasoning, comprising a great many new theoretical insights into such argument, a history of its use and discussion from antiquity to the present day, and critical analyses of the main attempts at its elucidation.