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26 Scruples for a Fulfilled Life
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Price: Free! Words: 11,150. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Be it a householder, renounced saint, monarch or a monk, all must invariably reach the same supreme perfection of life. Human life is not for God, but it is God who is for human life. We live for ourselves, so as to say for our own beneficence first; and God is merely one of the ways we can live; perhaps the best one. Read here twenty six scriptural principles which never fail making life 'best'.
A Copernican Revolution in Ethics
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Price: Free! Words: 15,460. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book aims to clarify some of the most basic implications of taking ethics seriously. It attempts 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 Simple Case For Going Vegan
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Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Category: 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.
Why "Happy Meat" Is Always Wrong
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Price: Free! Words: 10,700. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Category: 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 animal suffering, but also, somewhat ironically, serves as the very foundation of our abuse of animals today. This reveals the moral urgency of stopping the spread of this position and of rejecting it completely.
How To Philosophize With A Hammer
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You set the price! Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A semi-autobiographical, somewhat humorous look at the meaning of life; with detours into sex, kids, friends, and German Philosophy.
Why We Should Go Vegan
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Price: Free! Words: 18,960. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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We should go vegan! That is the unambiguous conclusion of this short book. 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 animals we farm and kill. The bottom line: We have a strong ethical obligation to go vegan.
Keeping the Peace: A Guide to Video Game Journalism
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Price: Free! Words: 2,860. Language: English. Published: February 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Games
Video game journalism is the behemoth mass media machine that determines whether or not video games soar to new heights or fail miserably. Have you ever wondered how it all works? Yes? No? Have no fear! In "Keeping the Peace: A Guide to Video Game Journalism," you will gain a satirical insight into how the game industry works, but specifically as it relates to journalism and journalists.
Sins
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2013. Category: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
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.
Medieval Dreams
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,930. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
This pamphlet was created for the student of dreams and explains the history of how dreams began to be used and evaluated.
Philosophy of a Martyr
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Price: Free! Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Category: 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
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Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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.
Some Reflections on Ethics
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Price: Free! Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: 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 Demandingness and Supererogatory Beneficence
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Upon weighing various moral theories of beneficence, a spectrum of demandingness emerges from the highly permissive to the extremely taxing. Thus, as moral agents, it is incumbent upon us to determine which theory, if any, yield the correct conclusion about our obligation to aid fellow humans in times both of most egregious suffering or of most marginal inequality.
Lost Dreams
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Series: Observations on the Human Condition, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A short story based upon reflections on a common human tragedy.
Understanding Sartre: Existentialism is a Humanism
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
In 'Existentialism is a Humanism', Jean-Paul Sartre defended existential philosophy from a wide range of criticisms, including a popular perception that many of its key tenets were overly pessimistic. This essay-length guide explains many of the arguments Sartre presented in the lecture, including key concepts such as abandonment, and existence preceding essence.
The Humanist Approach to Happiness: Free Digital Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book is provided as a free sampler of Jen Hancock’s The Humanist Approach to Happiness: Practical Wisdom and includes selected excerpts taken from several of the chapters. This sampler represents about 10% of the book. The full version goes into more detail on each of the concepts and many more and includes information on how to implement these ideas in a practical way.
Human Moral Code
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Price: Free! Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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 Vegan Cat-Lover 2
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,640. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
Is it wrong to like animals better than humans? Too cute, too ugly: two ways to avoid being eaten. What’s the issue with single-issue campaigns? What’s wrong with being sentimental? More musings on veganism, speciesism and feline friends.
Understanding Habermas: The Ideal Speech Community
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 7. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This essay length guide examines Habermas's theory of the Ideal Speech Community, which is a combination of speech act theory and Kantian moral theory. Topics covered include a brief examination of critical theory and its origins, different types of speech acts and the validity claims they make, the world creation criteria that validate speech acts, and the principle of universalisation.