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Summa Sophialogica, Volume 2
Series: Summa Sophialogica, I-II. Price: Free! Words: 517,550. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 121,770. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Essay » Political
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,780. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethics
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
Dominant Species: Thoughts on the Evolution of Ideas and the Minds in which They Live
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 22,610. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This is a book on the Tao of evolution, a collection of short meditations on the most important aspect of evolution for us--cultural evolution, the natural selection of ideas. Religions, scientific theories, and concepts of all sorts live or die depending on how they affect the people who believe them. Darwinian insights help explain how ideas survive, spread, and influence minds and behavior.
Atheist in a Foxhole--One Man's Quest for Meaning
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,550. Language: English. Published: May 28, 2013. Categories: 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.
Frases para el Alma
Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: Spanish. Published: May 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Esta obra esta compuesta por frases o citas para enriquecer el alma
Room 101 Motorbikes, Big Brother & Objectivists: Observations of an Abstract Connectionist
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
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
Series: Summa Sophialogica, I-I. Price: Free! Words: 520,140. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,240. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: 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 Autonomy of Reason: A Commentary on Kant’s Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 87,490. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
The Autonomy of Reason reflects Wolff’s determination to get out of Kant’s system what is good and to get out of Kant’s system for good. Readers will certainly benefit from Wolff’s two decades of intense study of Kant. Wolff does not see his task as one of either historical exegesis or philosophical criticism. In the place of both Wolff proposes a “philosophical reconstruction” of the text.
Del che è & che non è
Series: Studi prosofici. Price: Free! Words: 107,470. Language: Italian. Published: April 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
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
Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Essay » Political
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
Price: Free! Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
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
Series: Observations on the Human Condition, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
A short story based upon reflections on a common human tragedy.
Human Beings and Freedom: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by White Sun Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral 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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,150. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: 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.
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by #OurWrite2Reach | Kandayia Ali. Categories: 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.
The Human Mission
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This book presents an understanding of a purpose for humanity, direction for human activity, and a social structure for a free-orderly society.