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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.
Le prix du bonheur II. Le mythe de l'enfant-roi
By Charles Danten
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,530. Language: French. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
À travers les animaux, l'auteur soulève des questions fondamentales sur le rapport des humains avec leur propre animalité.
Monkey Business: A History Of Nonhuman Primate Rights
By Erika Fleury
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,690. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Amateur naturalist
Nonhuman primates have a dual role in modern society: revered for their intelligence, uncanny mimicry, and biological relation to humans, yet often forced to spend entire lifetimes as unwilling participants in the bioresearch, entertainment, and pet industries. Monkey Business examines the diverse issues involved with accepting mankind's closest relative into its circle of ethical consideration.
Levensbeëindiging in de verschillende levensbeschouwingen / l’Euthanasie dans les diverses religions et conceptions philosophiques
By Yunus Publishing
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 33,090. Language: Dutch. Published: June 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Met dit boek laten we verschillende figuren uit de medische, ethische en religieuze wereld aan het woord over levensbeëindiging in de verschillende levensbeschouwingen. Avec ce livre, nous laisons différents figures des mondes médical, éthique et religieuse parler de l’euthanasie dans les diverses religions et conceptions philosophiques
More on the Maverick Way
By Ed Ramsey
Series: Ed Ramsey's Philosophy, Book 4. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 87,720. Language: American English. Published: June 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
We have the opportunity for this to be the best of times. For this to come about, we must embrace and enact God's plan for us, which is the Maverick Way. Should we refuse to cooperate, this may be the worst of times. This book is a grader, smoothing the route to New Jerusalem. Get in your car and travel the route.
Why? Finding the truth
By William D. Koch
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 46,570. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Moving through our human lives begs for answers to the hard questions. What does life mean? Why am I here? Why is there pain? What is this inner angst? Is there a God? Why did God create me? How can I find what’s real? This book delves into our human core, digging into the deeper elements of our nature, tearing through pretense, personality and ego.
Summa Sophialogica, Volume 2
By F Bonzo Moretti
Series: Summa Sophialogica, I-II. Price: Free! Words: 517,550. Language: English. Published: June 14, 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 2 of 4.
Ethical Empowerment: Virtue Beyond the Paradigms
By Arthur D. Schwartz
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 121,040. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book presents an ethical theory designed to go beyond ideology in order to develop a basis for morality that transcends rigid and sometimes inapplicable rules by returning to the principle of universal love. By so doing, it provides an ethical framework for unconventional ideas and research that challenges traditional beliefs which are vested in ideological, financial and political interests
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.
Room 101 Motorbikes, Big Brother & Objectivists: Observations of an Abstract Connectionist
By CA Reuben
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The converging prophesies of George Orwell’s “1984” collide with explosive force against Ayn Rand’s objectivist philosophy. The resulting chaos enables us to discover a complex consciousness through philosophical, social, political, metaphysical, and moral questions.
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.