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The Illusion of Freedom by Mike Gagnon
You set the price! Words: 14,780. Language: American English. Published: November 1, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights(2.00 from 1 review)
Look around at the world we live in. Isn't there something wrong? Don't you feel powerless to make a positive change? Don't the problems of the world feel so big, so overwhelming, that you feel defeated? Like you can't possibly make a difference? So you don't even start? What if I told you, you could change that? If that rings true to you, even a little bit, you should read this book.
Gardner's World by John Gardner
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 28,440. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The greed creed is driving humanity towards a very dangerous future. We need to stop and take a long hard look at what is happening and what we are being driven towards. Two and a half thousand years ago the great philosophers showed us a way to live based on love, respect and empathy. Maybe it’s time for humans to evolve and accept those principles as our best option for survival.
Contra Socrates by Edward E. Rochon
You set the price! Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A critique of Socrates, especially his trial and death. He claims to know nothing and blabs on about all sorts of things with presumption. Knowing nothing, what authority has he to call this or that good, foolish, etc.? He aided and abetted his own death. We see him as a death worshiping deceiver.
Can Biotechnology Abolish Suffering? by David Pearce
Price: Free! Words: 166,460. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
Can Biotechnology Abolish Suffering? is a collection of essays by utilitarian philosopher David Pearce. The essays deal with the abolition of suffering through biotechnology, negative utilitarianism, our obligations toward non-human animals, the nature of consciousness, and the future of intelligent life.
Tierethik: kurz + verständlich by Friederike Schmitz
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 30,450. Language: German. Published: August 30, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
In dieser verständlichen Einführung schildert die Philosophin und Tierethik-Expertin Friederike Schmitz die jüngste Entwicklung der Debatte und erklärt die Argumente zu den wichtigsten praktischen Fragen. Das Buch ist der perfekte Einstieg für alle, die sich systematisch und aus ethischer Perspektive mit unserem Umgang mit Tieren beschäftigen möchten.
American Ethics: An Essay by Edward E. Rochon
You set the price! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethics
We dismiss reason as master over the passions. We uphold, faith, hope, love and truth as the weapons to do this. These are the weapons of ethics, so ethics is the buttress to staunch the tide of lust and unruly passion. We speak of Greco-Roman ideas and their sources for the reason defense against passion.
Dertlere Derman by Yusuf Avcu
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,590. Language: Turkish. Published: May 8, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Emotions, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Ne fırtınalar, ne kasırgalar koptu; şu kısa, şu fani hayatımda. Ne zelzeleler, ne depremler oldu; ruhum, aklım, kalbim, her yanımda. Hiçbirinde kopmadım umutlarımdan, terketmedim hayallerimi; içimde kıyametler kopsa da. Çünkü ben, yarınlarımın özlenen baharıyım. Çünkü ben, yarınlarımın beklenen sabahıyım. Ruhum, aklım, kalbim hepsi yarınlarda.
Sartre Lives On by Ben Wood Johnson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,560. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
This short opus explores the current debate regarding the moral philosophy of Jean-Paul Sartre. It examines the many issues that are often levied against this brilliant thinker. This text is only a preamble to several other works the author compiled on the subject. It does not assess the ramifications of misguided views towards the Sartrean legacy. View other publications to learn more.
Jean-Paul Sartre and Morality by Ben Wood Johnson
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,020. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
A Legacy Under Attack. The Sartrean legacy in moral philosophy is under siege. While Jean-Paul Sartre is regarded as a well-accomplished writer in philosophy, novel, playwright, and biography, just to name a few, many are convinced that ethics was not his strongest suit. His approach to morality is often rebuked vociferously.
You Are Them by Magnus Vinding
Price: Free! Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
What follows if we reject belief in any kind of non-physical soul and instead fully embrace what we know about the world? The main implication, this book argues, is a naturalization of personal identity and ethics. A radically different way of thinking about ourself. “Magnus Vinding's best book to date. Highly recommended.” — David Pearce, author of 'The Hedonistic Imperative'.
De la brevedad de la vida y otras cartas filosóficas by Lucius Annaeus Séneca
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,820. Language: Spanish. Published: April 16, 2017 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Para Séneca la filosofía es un asunto práctico, cuyo principal objetivo es guiar a los hombres hacia la virtud, apoderándolos del conocimiento de la naturaleza del mundo y el lugar que ocupa cada individuo en la sociedad, para que con este conocimiento los encaminara a vivir de acuerdo a la voluntad divina. Este libro es una lectura obligatoria para todo estudioso de la vida y de la sociedad.
El anticristo y Ecce homo by Friederich Nietzsche
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 61,220. Language: Spanish. Published: April 12, 2017 by LD Books - Lectorum. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Friedrich Nietzsche es quizá el filósofo mas influyente del siglo XIX, crítico mordaz de las religiones, así como de la cultura y la filosofía occidental, afirmando que la sociedad está inmersa en un nihilismo del que debe recuperarse si quiere sobrevivir. Estas son dos controversiales obras escritas hacia el final de su vida, que demoraron muchos años en ser editadas por sus duras críticas.
Un mondo più grande è possibile! by Adriano V. Autino
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 80,690. Language: Italian. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Renaissance philosophy
Un mondo più grande è possibile! L’espansione della civiltà oltre i limiti del nostro pianeta madre è la questione morale del nostro tempo. È urgente superare il vecchio paradigma dell’esplorazione spaziale fine a se stessa, che ha caratterizzato la strategia delle agenzie spaziali per mezzo secolo, e dare inizio alle attività civili nello spazio geo-lunare, entro i prossimi dieci anni.
Essential Guide to Military Ethics: Army Professionalism, The Military Ethic, and Officership in the 21st Century - McMaster Speeches – Fort Leavenworth Symposium, Professional Ethic and the State by Progressive Management
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 144,880. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this unique book reproduces five valuable monographs and documents about military ethics, including the 2015 Fort Leavenworth Ethics Symposium.
What Should We Do?: Essays on Cause Prioritization and Fundamental Values by Magnus Vinding
Price: Free! Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This collection of essays aims to provide a rough framework for how we can think about cause prioritization, and provides suggestions concerning important causes and questions we should focus on and explore further.
СИСТЕМА: Упрощённая теория всего на свете by Dmitry Berger
Price: Free! Words: 17,480. Language: Russian. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Всё гениальное просто. Одной элегантной теории, одной простой формулы, одной всеобъемлющей фразы достаточно, чтобы изменить мир. То, что Сократ сотворил с философией, Эйнштейн с физикой, Моцарт с музыкой или Монти Пайтон с психическим здоровьем, автор творит с ними всеми и даже более того. Его удивительно простая и, тем не менее, глубокая теория покрывает всё: от истинного происхождения Вселенной
The Philosophy of Light: By God's Advocate by Dan Anghel
Price: Free! Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
“ The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light." Plato *** The men swim in an ocean of sweet water, and they say that they die of thirst, because they were lied that the water is salty, and they fear to drink it. Fear not, because GOD IS LOVE.
Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,150. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Utilitarianism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
"Utilitarianism" is a classic exposition and defense of utilitarianism in ethics. The essay provides support for the value of utilitarianism as a moral theory and defends it against a wide range of criticisms and misunderstandings.
Dalits in India, Manusmriti and Samkhya Philosophy by Ratan Lal Basu
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book analyzes the human psychosis behind the the exploitative and discriminatory socio-economic practices related to the dalits (the most downtrodden caste in India) and other exploited classes. The dalits and their exploitation originated from Manusmriti, the ancient Indian Law book. In This book also highlights the psychosis of the exploitative practice in the light of the Samkhya Philosop
The Foundation of Ethics by Per K. Brask
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 26,630. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
Is there a solid foundation for the ethical concept of the good? Danish-Jewish thinker Andreas Simonsen explores this “ancient all-important question using an ancient technique – the dialogue form. Three separate conversations, three different interlocutors, three different worldviews – a fascinating journey through Western philosophy and scientific theory.