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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.
Human Beings and Freedom: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
By J.L. Shaw
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This volume focuses on some contemporary issues relating to freedom, equality, identity and resistance from various perspectives, such as psychological, social, political, and metaphysical. In doing so it addresses topics such as the nature of human beings, political freedom, the relationship between freedom and equality, sex, gender and race, humour, and the notion of critique.
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.
Never Mind Me... I'm Just The MESSENGER.
By Doris "KatzEye" Johnson
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by Kandayia Ali | JagudEye Studios. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Motivational Speaker and Community Activist Doris 'KatzEye' Johnson will be sharing with the entire world her words of wisdom and encouragement with the release of her new book: Don't Mind Me... I'm Just The Messenger. The production of this book will be one of many of her 'self awareness' and timeless quotes book series.
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.
Ethical Reflections
By C.G. Prado
Price: Free! Words: 20,490. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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brief reflections on the ethical implications of many things we do without thinking about them; each reflection is short and to the point and is intended to prompt reflection on your own part.
Still More Shit that Pisses Me Off
By Peg Tittle
Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,920. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2012 by Magenta. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Pregnant men, paying stay-at-home moms, advertising, income tax deductions, people skills, boy books, speech codes, porn, god, testicular battery and tranquilizer guns, the Academy Awards, intelligent design and evolution… Philosophy with an attitude. Because the unexamined life is dangerous.
Human Moral Code
By Gil Harris
Price: Free! Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
In order to assist those who would walk the moral path, I have brought about this compilation, as a guidebook presenting, in one place, most of the human moral code. This guidebook has nothing to do with matters of man and God, of divine rewards or retribution, of this world and the next.