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Why We Should Go Vegan
Price: Free! Words: 18,290. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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Should we go vegan? The unambiguous conclusion of this short book is "yes". This conclusion is reached through a broad examination of the consequences of our not being vegan – both in relation to human health, environmental pollution, the risk of the spread of diseases, and in relation to the beings we exploit and kill. The bottom line: We have a strong ethical obligation to go vegan.
Why "Happy Meat" Is Always Wrong
Price: Free! Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This essay attacks the “happy meat” position head-on. It argues that this position is morally indefensible and that it not only causes immense amounts of suffering, but also, somewhat ironically, serves as the very foundation of our abuse of non-human beings today. This reveals the moral urgency of stopping the spread of this position and of rejecting it completely.
Never Mind Me... I'm Just The MESSENGER.
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by #OurWrite2Reach | Kandayia Ali. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Motivational Speaker and Community Activist Doris 'KatzEye' Johnson will be sharing with the entire world her words of wisdom and encouragement with the release of her new book: Don't Mind Me... I'm Just The Messenger. The production of this book will be one of many of her 'self awareness' and timeless quotes book series.
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.]
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.
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.
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.
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.
American Theodicy: An Essay
You set the price! 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.