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How To Philosophize With A Hammer
By Phil Wheeler
Price: $1.99 USD. 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
By Magnus Vinding
Price: Free! Words: 18,870. 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
By Nicholas Laborde
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.
Introduction To Philosophical Ethics
By Domenic Marbaniang
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
An Introductory overview of the various divisions of ethics and a practical approach to ethics in religious and non-religious situations. Concepts evaluated include: Normative Ethics, Deontological Ethics, Metaethics, Altruism, Egoism, Egotism, Utilitarianism, and myriads more.
Sins
By L X
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.
From Socrates to Mill: An Analysis of Prominent Ethical Theories
By Jensen DG. Mañebog
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The lectures do not only present in non-technical manner the ethical theories of the leading philosophers from Socrates to John Stuart Mill but also critically evaluate them. A handbook/textbook, it also aims to help the readers develop a conscious ethical sense and become critical in choosing a moral system to live by. Written in partnership with OurHappySchool.com, the book is very educational.
The Worldview of Atheism
By Jensen DG. Mañebog
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 17,500. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
It critically evaluates the worldview of the popular belief system called atheism. Pertinently, this work discusses relevant atheistic ‘isms’ such as Naturalism, Materialism, Secularism, Humanism, Darwinism, and Scientism. Some topics discussed are: Can atheism truly account for the concept of right and wrong? Is the worldview offered by atheism plausible, sound, and practicable?
Medieval Dreams
By Donald Hill
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
By Adam Richard
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.
Pause: How to Turn Tough Choices into Strong Decisions
By Joan Gibson
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 10,640. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Pause shows how you, your families, neighbors and others can come together to make strong decisions, especially when perspectives and values collide. We all look for the best resolution for those we love or lead. Pause, with its step by step practical guidance, helps us get there.
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.
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.
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.
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.