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Effort: Modern Transcendental Value
By Antoine Khai Nguyen
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,780. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The book will examine the most important social issues of the modern time and how the brand-new Effort concept can bring a new vision to them: - Homosexuality - Same sex marriage - Women Rights - Animal Rights - Citizenship - Communism - Capitalism - Property Rights - Democracy - Appearance Right - Parenthood right - Voting right - Tibet, East Turkestan and China rise
Atheist in a Foxhole--One Man's Quest for Meaning
By Ruth Langhinrichs
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,550. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Dick Langhinrichs, who was awarded two medals for valor during WWII, insisted, "There are Atheists in foxholes,because I'm one." At War's end, he headed to New York City for a stage career while writing a novel and pursuing his lifelong quest for meaning (as he questioned what he believed were superstitious Christian beliefs). Then a mid-life crisis changed the course of his journey.
Summa Sophialogica, Volume 1
By F Bonzo Moretti
Series: Summa Sophialogica, I-I. Price: Free! Words: 520,140. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
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.
Wisdom and Sayings
By Ile Milevski
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The book "Wisdom and Sayings" it's a collection of wisdom, sayings, proverbs and aphorisms about life, love, freedom, truth, philosophy and about everything else in our society.
The Human Center
By Robert Baller
Price: Free! Words: 95,140. Language: American English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The Human Center is nine essays on American history, nature-nurture, instinct, spirituality, trade, human scale, space, and near equality. The Human Center describes how we are still tribal beings.
Del che è & che non è
By Paolo-Ugo Brusa
Series: Studi prosofici. Price: Free! Words: 107,470. Language: Italian. Published: April 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Le culture si spendono per confinare l’inafferrabilità dell’evenienza, che è conseguenza dell’umana libertà. I modi del confinamento fanno appello a idee di razionalità e di socialità che vedono quell’afferrare come indispensabile e doveroso. Qui, come in 'Essere al mondo', si indaga invece l’originaria libertà dei rapporti tra mondo, mente e medio per conoscerla nell’immediatezza del suo darsi.
Brutality: Purity and Revenge
By Isuru Abeysinghe
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
By Dr. Ramendra
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
By Michael Brulotte
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
By Raul Aguilar
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.
On Individualism and Conformity: Borat, Wall Street and the Problem with Cults
By Jules Okapi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by White Sun Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This essay embarks on a discussion of the current conceptions of individualism and identity in the United States, and how this gets warped in such a way as to actually reinforce conformity and compliance. Part of The Brain Trust series, by Jules Okapi, a series of philosophical and political essays.
The Asylum - A Personal View of Organizational Lunacy
By Hugh McAllister
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,150. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The view of the world I call my own was born out of the American experience. Freedom is the prized attribute in the American experience, a declaration of independent thinking. Feel the experiences that have shaped my world and then think about your own experiences. This book is designed to make each reader think.
J Krishnamurti - Relationships
By jiddu krishnamurti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 43,280. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
JIDDU KRISHNAMURTI (1895-1986) is regarded interna- tionally as one of the great educators and philosophers of our time. Born in South India, he was educated in England, and traveled the world, giving public talks, holding dia- logues, writing, and founding schools until the end of his life at the age of ninety. He claimed allegiance to no caste, nationality, or religion and was bound by none.
The Human Mission
By The Institute of Perceptionism, Inc.
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,250. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book presents an understanding of a purpose for humanity, direction for human activity, and a social structure for a free-orderly society.
Flights of Thought
By Orlando Kimber
Price: $4.82 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Short, entertaining and thought-provoking essays on leadership, finance, politics, work life, home, health, the environment, science and technology, culture, and international affairs.
Canadian Freethinker: Winter Solstice Issue 2012
By Doug Thomas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,820. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
Canadian Freethinker is a magazine that publishes the views and creative writing of non-believers. In "Featured Freethinker" highlights a Freethinker and in the Winter 2012 issue, Gwion, the designer of Stonehenge is featured. Additional articles include: "Yes, Virginia, There is . . .", "What's in a name?" and an interview with Jamie DeWolf, L. Ron Hubbard's great grandson.
Understanding Sartre: Existentialism is a Humanism
By Hercules Bantas
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.
Essere al mondo
By Paolo-Ugo Brusa
Series: Studi prosofici. Price: Free! Words: 85,190. Language: Italian. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Questo libro è un'introduzione alla biografia generale e alla prosofia, riflessione post-ontologica sull'origine di ogni darsi eventuale, senza preclusioni ideotiche. Vi è indagato il fondamento del sapere e dell'agire comune a tutti gli esseri umani, provando a rifletterlo in un meta-pensiero adogmatico, aperto al contributo attivo estetico ed etico di ciascuno.
The Humanist Approach to Happiness: Free Digital Sampler
By Jennifer Hancock
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.
The Value of Suicide
By Eric v.d. Luft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,550. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by Gegensatz Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The main point is to argue that suicide ought not automatically to be seen as an expression of despair, but that some people have non-despondent, creative, altruistic, unselfish, or advantageous reasons for doing themselves in. The ancients knew this. Our culture has lost this insight in the meantime. Luft wants to recover it.