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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.
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.
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
(3.00 from 1 review)
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.
Applied Ethics: The Philosophy of Right and Wrong
Price: Free! Words: 42,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 22, 2015 by University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Applied Ethics: The Philosophy of Right and Wrong is a learning resource from the University of Nottingham that explores what makes our actions and beliefs right or wrong. Authors Dr Isabel Gois and Dr Christopher Woodard explore such topics as; vegetarianism, freedom of speech, abortion, affirmative action, allocating resources and sexual consent.
Controlling your anger
Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
this is short book about anger, and the results of anger, you'll learn about the techniques to control your anger/temper. ideas are extracted from Confucius teachings. and please excuse any bad English, as my English isn't very good.
Prometheus Bound
Series: The Prometheus Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 48,230. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Prometheus Bound explores the timeless elements of the human condition that command us as we all play the power game in our lives. This book is especially for those who want to form a clearer picture of the interaction between the church, the economy, the state, the academy, and the family. It is also for those who want to have a better model and understanding of the world going on around them.
Reflections on Intelligence
Price: Free! Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Software development & engineering / general
A lot of people are talking about “superintelligent AI” these days. But what are they talking about? Indeed, what is “intelligence” in the first place? This question is often left unanswered in discussions about the perils and promises of AI, an omission from which much confusion follows. More clarity and skepticism about this term “intelligence” is desperately needed. Hence this book.
Principles of Righteousness: Finney's Lessons on Romans Volume I Expanded E-Book Edition
Series: Finney's Lessons on Romans, I. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,470. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2013 by Agion Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Paul’s Letters, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The Letter to the Romans stands as Paul's most significant message on how to begin and maintain a loving relationship with God and others. The Holy Spirit often leads those seeking to understand the essentials of saving and sanctifying faith to read Romans. "Principles of Righteousness," Finney's Lessons on Romans presents an authoritative collection of Finney's teachings on how to live for Jesus.
Principles of Peace Finney's Lessons on Romans Volume II Expanded E-Book Edition
Series: Finney's Lessons on Romans, II. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,180. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2013 by Agion Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Paul’s Letters, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The Letter to the Romans stands as Paul's most significant message on how to begin and maintain a loving relationship with God and others. The Holy Spirit often leads those seeking to understand the essentials of saving and sanctifying faith to read Romans. "Principles of Peace," Finney's Lessons on Romans Volume II, presents a collection of Finney's teachings on how to live for Jesus Christ.
Still More Shit that Pisses Me Off
Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Magenta. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Pregnant men, paying stay-at-home moms, advertising, income tax deductions, people skills, boy books, speech codes, porn, god, testicular battery and tranquilizer guns, the Academy Awards, intelligent design and evolution… Philosophy with an attitude. Because the unexamined life is dangerous.
4-5 Forum Issue No. 29 四五论坛 第29期
Series: April 5th Forum. You set the price! Words: 290. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This issue focuses on the impact of ideologies that have been well received by absolute majorities in China on the individuals in terms of individuals' mentalities and rights, including patriotism, nationalism and collectivism. 本期聚焦于在中国现实的背景下被绝大多数人所接受的意识形态对中国个人在思想及权利方面的影响,包括爱国主义,民族主义和集体主义。
Anti-Natalism and the Future of Suffering: Why Negative Utilitarians Should Not Aim For Extinction
Price: Free! Words: 4,920. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This short essay argues against the anti-natalist position. If humanity is to minimize suffering in the future, it must engage with the world, not opt out of it.
Humantics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,040. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Humantics has a knack for digging up the essence of both crooked and compassionate sides of humanity, exposing the true grit beneath. Mix in some thoughtful, serious-minded speculations, with encouraging solutions for a sanity driven world, this collection is an eclectic, easy to follow read.