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False Worlds by Duane L. Ostler
Price: Free! Words: 20,990. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Speciesism: Why It Is Wrong and the Implications of Rejecting It by Magnus Vinding
Price: Free! Words: 27,490. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book shows why speciesism is wrong, and examines the implications of rejecting it. By doing so, we see more than a few ways in which our behavior and attitudes should change, and change profoundly. "Magnus Vinding makes a compelling case for a moral revolution in human behaviour toward nonhuman individuals." — David Pearce, author of 'The Hedonistic Imperative'.
Natural Ethics by Richard L Wiseman
Price: Free! Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Gnosticism
A book exploring and defining the ethics of the new thought system of Gnostic Reasonism. A book challenging the hypocritical ethics of Old Testament and Bible ethics, based on the commandments of the lesser god Yahweh/ Jehovah, and also challenging the unsound ethics of Scientific Atheism, the religion of the modern capitalist world.
Neuroethics and Consciousness by Res Cogitans
Price: Free! Words: 42,060. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This special issue of Res Cogitans is dedicated to the problems of neuroethics, i.e. the ethics of brain research and its applications. Most of the authors of the papers are philosophers and bioethicists, and their approach is conceptual and normative rather than purely empirical – although many empirical matters are also considered in the papers.
Progress and Poverty Centenary Edition by Henry George
Price: Free! Words: 193,180. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and of Increase of Want With Increase of Wealth...the Remedy Henry George believed that "(t)he people must think because the people alone can act." This classic bestseller in political economy launched a worldwide movement with a unique strategy to abolish privilege and poverty.
A Quiet Place of Violence: Hunting and Ethics in the Missouri River Breaks by Allen Morris Jones
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,010. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015 by Bangtail Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
In this landmark work, Allen Morris Jones spends a year exploring one of the wildest ecosystems in North America, hunting and examining the philosophical issues of blood sport. In the process, he creates both a compelling defense for the hunt as well as one of the tradition's first formal ethics.
Tomorrow, as the Crow Flies by Andrew Oberg
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy(5.00 from 1 review)
"Tomorrow, as the Crow Flies" is a book of ideas. Written in the style of a blog, it covers such philosophical topics as the absence of a soul, issues of personal identity and community, core values for modern life, and the nature of truth. Personal, social, and political concerns are also discussed, with a unique form of government offered for consideration in the author’s 'control socialism'.
The Hedonistic Imperative by David Pearce
Price: Free! Words: 54,500. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The Hedonistic Imperative outlines how genetic engineering and nanotechnology will abolish suffering in all sentient life.
Sleeping with Guns by Dr. Leland Benton
Price: $6.87 USD. Words: 47,840. Language: American English. Published: January 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Personal Self Protection - Sleeping with Guns is an epic book that examines the art of self-protection in today’s world by examining such topics as guns, guns and crime, guns freedom and terrorism, guns in the workplace, personal protection training, personal protection security, and personal self protection. It delves into touchy topics such as gun control and the mindset of fear.
Life Lessons by Jacqueline Hopkins
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,010. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A chance discovery. Words of wisdom buried in a box of papers. Prior to his death, a father shares his life lessons through colorful anecdotes of a well-lived life. Some are humorous, some profound, on a myriad of subjects from hot peppers to cars to lying. This assembly is a daughter’s tribute to her father’s recollections on lessons he learned, sparking her own retrospection.
The Meaning of Life: An Examination of Purpose by Magnus Vinding
Price: Free! Words: 25,670. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
“What is the meaning of life?” Can we answer such a monumental question with the limited knowledge we have, and does the question even have an answer in the first place? The answer to both questions is "yes." There are certain and universal answers to the question, and we can provide these answers based on what we know about the world. Or so this book argues.
Reason to Believe by HR Huntsman
Price: $9.00 USD. Words: 62,120. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Reason to Believe Answering the Toughest Questions About God Questions — they are among the most powerful forces in history. Using the power of questions this book will help you discover the uncaused, timeless, intelligent Creator of the universe.