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Prosophy. After philosophy
Price: Free! Words: 47,720. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A short essay on i. Postmodernist perspectives in philosophy, their plus sides and shortcomings; ii. General biography, or the most encompassing view over their common condition humans can possibly share; iii. Proethics, both preternatural and unavoidable for everyone to fulfill their native freedom. Fourth edition, fully revised. Same as newly printed softcover (www.lulu.com, ISBN 9781326073053).
A Copernican Revolution in Ethics
Price: Free! Words: 9,430. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book aims to answer which beings belong to the moral universe, and to examine some of the most basic ethical implications of this answer. The conclusion in short: We need to realize that humanity is not the sole object of ethics. We need a Copernican Revolution in ethics. [The book 'Speciesism: Why It Is Wrong and the Implications of Rejecting It' is an updated version of this book.]
Speciesism: Why It Is Wrong and the Implications of Rejecting It
Price: Free! Words: 27,490. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book shows why speciesism is wrong, and examines the implications of rejecting it. By doing so, we see more than a few ways in which our behavior and attitudes should change, and change profoundly. "Magnus Vinding makes a compelling case for a moral revolution in human behaviour toward nonhuman individuals." — David Pearce, author of 'The Hedonistic Imperative'.
Some Reflections on Ethics
Price: Free! Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
"The aim of a rational ethics should be to maximize freedom and avenues of happiness and to minimize avoidable suffering." In this highly thought provoking and stimulating book, the author, Dr. Ramendra, has briefly and critically discussed the ethical ideas of G. E. Moore, Bertrand Russell, Lokayat, Buddha, Epicurus and John Stuart Mill before expounding his own ideas in a logical manner.
Moral Truths: The Foundation of Ethics
Price: Free! Words: 46,320. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
There are moral truths. There are truths about what matters in this world, and therefore also truths about how we should act in it. And we need to realize these truths, as such a realization itself will ignite a fundamental change for the better, both in our thinking, conduct and culture altogether. A fundamental change toward higher moral ground. Or so this book argues.
The Hedonistic Imperative
Price: Free! Words: 54,440. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The Hedonistic Imperative outlines how genetic engineering and nanotechnology will abolish suffering in all sentient life.
Summa Sophialogica, Volume 1
Series: Summa Sophialogica, I-I. Price: Free! Words: 520,140. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The Summa Sophialogica is a comprehensive humanist reworking of Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologica. The rhetorical and logical organization of this work is identical to the original, as is its scope--which incorporates an examination of all sentient morality and experience. However, the author has recast the questions posed and the answers given herein to suit a non-theistic audience. Part 1 of 4.
The Meaning of Life: An Examination of Purpose
Price: Free! Words: 25,670. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
“What is the meaning of life?” Can we answer such a monumental question with the limited knowledge we have, and does the question even have an answer in the first place? The answer to both questions is "yes." There are certain and universal answers to the question, and we can provide these answers based on what we know about the world. Or so this book argues.
Human Moral Code
Price: Free! Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
In order to assist those who would walk the moral path, I have brought about this compilation, as a guidebook presenting, in one place, most of the human moral code. This guidebook has nothing to do with matters of man and God, of divine rewards or retribution, of this world and the next.
The Simple Case For Going Vegan
Price: Free! Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This essay aims to show that we are morally obliged to go vegan by our own core values. It presents a simple argument for veganism based on an ethical principle that we all hold valid, and goes on to argue that the only reason we are not vegan is that we are speciesists, and that this is no more justifiable than supporting other forms of discrimination such as racism or sexism.
Lost Dreams
Series: Observations on the Human Condition, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
A short story based upon reflections on a common human tragedy.
Philosophy of a Martyr
Price: Free! Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A unique ethical system is defended here. Commonly, the moral sense is thought to arise from evolution, as a sense of duty to one’s clan. It is here argued that this sense is in fact a red herring, and that there is a true ethics less sought after which natural selection in fact selects against.
Summa Sophialogica, Volume 2
Series: Summa Sophialogica, I-II. Price: Free! Words: 517,550. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The Summa Sophialogica is a comprehensive humanist reworking of Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologica. The rhetorical and logical organization of this work is identical to the original, as is its scope--which incorporates an examination of all sentient morality and experience. However, the author has recast the questions posed and the answers given herein to suit a non-theistic audience. Part 2 of 4.
Brutality: Purity and Revenge
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Essay » Political
Examines the fundamental causes of brutality, atrocities and extremism in the world in both a historical and contemporary context. Purports the theory that all causes of extremism stem from two main contributing factors - the desire for purity or the desire for revenge.
Sins
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A series of poems on the human condition, on the issues faced by society, and how deadly it is. If you'd enjoyed my previous work "Apocalypse Melodies", this is a follow up, but with a more specific topic in mind. Enjoy.
How To Philosophize With A Hammer
Price: Free! Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A semi-autobiographical, somewhat humorous look at the meaning of life; with detours into sex, kids, friends, and German Philosophy.
American Theodicy: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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Theodicy is justification of evil in the world reconciled to divine power. The essay takes issue with common assumptions and offers a true reconciliation of God's power with freedom of conscience and desire.
The Speciesism of Leaving Nature Alone, and the Theoretical Case for “Wildlife Anti-Natalism”
Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Discriminating against individuals based on their species membership is no more justified than discriminating against individuals based on their race or gender. In other words, speciesism must be rejected. From this simple starting point, the indefensibility of refusing to help non-human beings in nature follows quite directly.
Philosophical Fragments of a Contemporary Life
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: August 9, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Brimming with insights and startling perspectives on the most diverse aspects of contemporary life – from marriage and parenting to love, friendship, and the logic of the everyday – this exquisite collection of aphorisms and essays, is bound to make its readers stop and reevaluate many a truth and commonplace we live by.
The Art of Mind
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.