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4-5 Forum Issue No. 29 四五论坛 第29期 by Ge Yang 戈阳
Series: April 5th Forum. You set the price! Words: 290. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 28, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This issue focuses on the impact of ideologies that have been well received by absolute majorities in China on the individuals in terms of individuals' mentalities and rights, including patriotism, nationalism and collectivism. 本期聚焦于在中国现实的背景下被绝大多数人所接受的意识形态对中国个人在思想及权利方面的影响，包括爱国主义，民族主义和集体主义。
UnCommon Wisdom for Winners: How to Be the Difference in a World of Conformity by D.Darrell Turner
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,700. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy(5.00 from 3 reviews)
To make the journey into UnCommon Wisdom, we will need to leave our “Traditional” and same ole’ mind and attitude behind. From the very first page of D. Darrell Turner’s awesome new book, we accelerate into a new and improved perspective of who YOU are and how YOU can be a difference maker.
The Speciesism of Leaving Nature Alone, and the Theoretical Case for “Wildlife Anti-Natalism” by Magnus Vinding
Price: Free! Words: 5,040. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Discriminating against individuals based on their species membership is no more justified than discriminating against individuals based on their race or gender. In other words, speciesism must be rejected. From this simple starting point, the indefensibility of refusing to help non-human beings in nature follows quite directly.
Philosophy of Human Love by Liangzhi Gao
Price: Free! Words: 71,620. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
What this book discusses is generalized Human Love, including love for oneself, love for others ,love for children, love for parents, love for lover ,love for spouse ,love for friends ,love for motherland, love for science ,love for literature, love for career, love for liberty, love for nature and love for mankind. Sexual love will be talked about, but it is not the main content of this book.
The Book of Mindkind: A Philosophy for the New Millennium by William John Cox
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The Book of Mindkind is a philosophy of hope in a time of despair, a wakeup call in a time of danger, and an engaging quick read for the curious-minded. The book explores the evolution of the brain and the mind it produces, and it examines religion and culture in developing the thesis that humans are members of a Universal Mindkind.
Dialogues with Pythagoras by Anna Zubkova
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,640. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2015 by New Atlanteans. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Pythagoras is one of the Messiahs Who worked to provide spiritual help to incarnate people in the Mediterranean. His main service to humanity was not in His mathematical investigations, known to all high school students now, but in the fact that He had created the perfect spiritual School.
False Worlds by Duane L. Ostler
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A false world is like an apple full of worms. It appears juicy and attractive on the outside, but is in fact disgusting on the inside. This book discusses a number of false worlds masquerading as truth but which are in fact false to their core. Included are the false worlds of politics, international relations, law, sexual confusion (premarital sex, abortion and gayness), entertainment and pride.
Cyrenaics Handbook: Handbook of Source Material for Cyrenaic Philosophy by Frank Redmond
You set the price! Words: 30,490. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This handbook contains the lives, writings, and doctrines of the Cyrenaic school by compiling the primary sources of the material. This handbook is not a summary or analysis of the Cyrenaic school. This handbook provides all of the (open and available) references to the Cyrenaic school within the ancient texts.
Wise Mind by Jansenius T. Lange, Jr
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 15,860. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Wise Mind is a book of guidance, reminders of wisdom that we all can access to navigate life’s situations with grace and inner strength. These resources are inner ‘spiritual wisdom energies’ that all ages can connect with, practice, and apply to life’s circumstances to provide inspiration by which our minds --and lives-- can be healed as well as “renewed and reinvented” again and again.
Applied Ethics: The Philosophy of Right and Wrong by Isabel Gois & Christopher Woodard
Price: Free! Words: 42,080. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 22, 2015 by University of Nottingham. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Applied Ethics: The Philosophy of Right and Wrong is a learning resource from the University of Nottingham that explores what makes our actions and beliefs right or wrong. Authors Dr Isabel Gois and Dr Christopher Woodard explore such topics as; vegetarianism, freedom of speech, abortion, affirmative action, allocating resources and sexual consent.
The Laws of Life: An Exploration of Fundamental Problems in Ethics by Per K. Brask
Series: Philosophical Works by Danish Thinker Andreas Simonsen. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 28,270. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2015 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
An important 20th century work on ethics. Now available in English for the first time. Danish thinker Andreas Simonsen explores what he considers the three most fundamental problems in ethics: free will versus determinism, happiness versus duty, and humanism versus humility.
The Spirit of Tolerance In Islam Religion by Muham Sakura Dragon
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Theology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
What is tolerance? Literally the word "tolerance" means "to bear." As a concept it means "respect, acceptance and appreciation of the rich diversity of the world's cultures, forms of expression and ways of being human." In Arabic it is called "Tasamuh". There are also other words that give similar meanings, such as "Hilm" (forbearance) or "'`Afu" (pardon, forgiveness) or "Safh" (overlooking).
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.