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Neuroethics and Consciousness
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Price: Free! Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This special issue of Res Cogitans is dedicated to the problems of neuroethics, i.e. the ethics of brain research and its applications. Most of the authors of the papers are philosophers and bioethicists, and their approach is conceptual and normative rather than purely empirical – although many empirical matters are also considered in the papers.
Progress and Poverty Centenary Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 193,180. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and of Increase of Want With Increase of Wealth...the Remedy Henry George believed that "(t)he people must think because the people alone can act." This classic bestseller in political economy launched a worldwide movement with a unique strategy to abolish privilege and poverty.
Tomorrow, as the Crow Flies
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Price: Free! Words: 66,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
"Tomorrow, as the Crow Flies" is a book of ideas. Written in the style of a blog, it covers such philosophical topics as the absence of a soul, issues of personal identity and community, core values for modern life, and the nature of truth. Personal, social, and political concerns are also discussed, with a unique form of government offered for consideration in the author’s 'control socialism'.
The Hedonistic Imperative
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Price: Free! Words: 54,500. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The Hedonistic Imperative outlines how genetic engineering and nanotechnology will abolish suffering in all sentient life.
The Art of Mind
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Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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.
Tolerance is NOT a Virtue.
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 7, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Why our modern idea of 'Tolerance' is a destructive vice, rather than a helpful virtue. In the first of a series called 'Bloody Nonsense', the author explains how to free our thinking and behaviour from the grudging acceptance of things we disagree with, and helps us towards the freedom to stand up against things that are wrong.
Life Lessons
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A chance discovery. Words of wisdom buried in a box of papers. Prior to his death, a father shares his life lessons through colorful anecdotes of a well-lived life. Some are humorous, some profound, on a myriad of subjects from hot peppers to cars to lying. This assembly is a daughter’s tribute to her father’s recollections on lessons he learned, sparking her own retrospection.
The Meaning of Life: An Examination of Purpose
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Price: Free! Words: 26,510. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: 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.
I Am Paleo Man
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 40,770. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Dieting
A guide to modern life-management in the Paleolithic and individualistic traditions.
Os Animais no Direito Contemporâneo
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,510. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Jurisprudence
Escrito em uma linguagem clara, Os Animais no Direito Contemporâeno é um livro que traz uma análise do fenômeno do especismo, ou seja, uma forma de discriminação de seres humanos com relação a não humanos e sua interação com o Direito brasileiro. O leitor terá acesso a um panorama das teorias dos direitos animais em voga, bem como uma crítica ao trato que o Direito contemporâneo trata os animais.
Moral Truths: The Foundation of Ethics
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Price: Free! Words: 52,130. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: 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.
American Theodicy: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethics
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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.
Controlling your anger
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Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
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.
Essays on Veganism
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Price: Free! Words: 12,400. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
‘Essays on Veganism’ is a collection of short essays that focus on several different issues all related to veganism and to each other. The essays aim to clarify a variety of issues and questions, for instance why veganism is of great ethical importance, what the ethical status of veganism is, what prevents us from going vegan, and not least what we must do in order to create a vegan world.
26 Scruples for a Fulfilled Life
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Price: Free! Words: 11,210. 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'.
Placebos del Estado
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,130. Language: Spanish. Published: July 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
El despertar da la consciencia requiere profundos estudios y análisis de nuestra psicología y comportamiento individual, familiar, político, religioso y social. Ahora profundizamos en la clasificación de los comportamientos regidos por los programas estatales locales, estatales y federales.
A Copernican Revolution in Ethics
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Price: Free! Words: 15,320. 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: 2,870. 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.
Enter At Your Own Risk
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,080. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
Just as the title suggests, this way of thinking is not for everyone, therefore, it might anger some readers. It is not that it is meant to anger people, but it is because of the fact that it is very difficult to question the things we love, or things we see no wrong in.
Così parlò Zarathustra - Un libro per tutti e nessuno
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,320. Language: Italian. Published: May 14, 2014 by Gingko edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Capolavoro letterario del 19° secolo, uno dei più grandi successi nella storia della letteratura filosofica, opera enormemente influente nelle arti e nella filosofia, lettura coinvolgente e mistica di vigorosa intuizione poetica, Così parlò Zarathustra è l’opus magnum di Nietzsche e, benché tra le più complesse, ancora oggi la più venduta e più letta delle sue opere.