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Media and Violence: Seminal Perspectives by Brigid Elson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,210. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » History of things, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
What's the connection between media and violence? This is not just a current question, for it was a burning issue (sometimes literally) in the past. While McLuhan, Marx, Milton and Ellul had much to contribute to any discussion of the topic, a number of other sources are also examined in order to point the reader to the historical context of a very prominent issue in our times.
The Illusion Of Right And Wrong: The Truth About Morality by Alaric Ong
You set the price! Words: 17,640. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
This book delves into the concepts of how our right and wrong is defined and the author's understanding about right and wrong. It pieces the puzzle together as to what right and wrong actually is, thereby answering age-old questions like, 'Is Man good or bad by nature?' or 'Is morality objective or subjective?'
Contemplate by Saqib Hussain
Price: Free! Words: 12,090. Language: English. Published: August 22, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A book of poetry on the human condition, both insightful and inspiring, on issues including relationships, character, life, death and love.
Eco Ethics by Robert Stevens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 55,370. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature
Biology has much to tell us about how we should live. Modern Biology reveals that all living beings are organised for a purpose. All living beings are good for something – that is they are valuable. To say that a being is valuable is to say that we should do no harm to it without justification. The only justification for doing harm to a living being is that it is necessary to our own flourishing.
To and From God: A Memoir of Finding and Losing Faith by Robin Simson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
To and From God is one man's spiritual journey from "Churchie" Anglican schoolboy to agnostic environmental activist. In this refreshingly honest spiritual memoir, geography teacher and orienteering enthusiast Robin Simson explores philosophy, scientific thought, theology, and environmental principles and pits his long-held Christain ideals against secular humanism, Gaia theory, and ethics.
Human Rights, What Are They Really? by Robert Stephen Higgins
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 35,900. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The author challenges the present doctrine of human rights as containing rights that were simply invented by idealists to support their visions of an ideal society. He develops a theory of human rights based on a strictly objective analysis of what fundamental rights every person in the world is born with. The book discusses implementation of these rights and identifies opposing forces.
Re-Birth by Basanta Das
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
When a human being gets birth as a baby in his life there is an ultimate truth is that his physical body one day has to die. When a physical body of a human being dies people call it as death but I call it as rebirth. We could see the death of any human being but it is difficult to see where the rebirth takes place. In this book I have tried to discuss many issues about rebirth.
Anti-Natalism and the Future of Suffering: Why Negative Utilitarians Should Not Aim For Extinction by Magnus Vinding
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.
Speciesism: Why It Is Wrong and the Implications of Rejecting It by Magnus Vinding
Price: Free! Words: 27,490. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book shows why speciesism is wrong, and examines the implications of rejecting it. By doing so, we see more than a few ways in which our behavior and attitudes should change, and change profoundly. "Magnus Vinding makes a compelling case for a moral revolution in human behaviour toward nonhuman individuals." — David Pearce, author of 'The Hedonistic Imperative'.
Natural Ethics by Richard L Wiseman
Price: Free! Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Gnosticism
A book exploring and defining the ethics of the new thought system of Gnostic Reasonism. A book challenging the hypocritical ethics of Old Testament and Bible ethics, based on the commandments of the lesser god Yahweh/ Jehovah, and also challenging the unsound ethics of Scientific Atheism, the religion of the modern capitalist world.
Neuroethics and Consciousness by Res Cogitans
Price: Free! Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
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 by Henry George
Price: Free! Words: 193,180. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: 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.
Big Issues in Ethics – A Philosophical Enquiry by Janet Cameron
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2015 by Decoded Science. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Social history, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Without applying our philosophy, how could we evaluate just and workable laws for society to live by? How would we discuss our morality and ethics and apply them for the benefit of humankind? How would we decide how to behave, so we may do the least harm to each other – and to other living species? Join philosopher Janet Cameron as she examines various aspects of ethical philosophy.
言語行為と規範倫理学 by Toshiya Nagai
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: Japanese. Published: February 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Language, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Tomorrow, as the Crow Flies by Andrew Oberg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy(5.00 from 1 review)
"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 by David Pearce
Price: Free! Words: 54,500. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: 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 by Kevin Dwyer
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.
Tolerance is NOT a Virtue. by Richard Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,360. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
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.