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Contemporary Thoughts
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2018. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A short mental digression on the essential struggle of life and the need for wisdom to direct our thoughts and actions.
Effective Altruism: How Can We Best Help Others?
Price: Free! Words: 40,780. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book is part introduction to, part reflective examination of, the idea and ideal of effective altruism. Its aim is to examine the question: how can we best help others? A question that in turn forces us to contemplate what helping others, effectively or otherwise, really entails. Here the book argues that the greatest help we can provide is to reduce extreme suffering for all sentient beings.
13 Open Letters to the People of the United States of America
Price: Free! Words: 6,540. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
In these 13 Open Letters addressed to the People of the United States, I talk about a range of current events and rights issues still facing us today. All of these issues are not going to fix themselves and if we could have trusted the government to get it done, it would have all already happened.
The Young Philosophers. On Immigration
Price: Free! Words: 34,070. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
As I grew and changed in the process of meditating on identity, I felt there were aspects of life which were not to be realized but cherished.
Die Hoffnung, die aus der Zukunft kam - Eine Zeitreisegeschichte
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Jonathan macht sich auf, die Welt zu retten, David macht sich auf, die Welt zu verlassen, Hope macht sich auf, einen einzigen Menschen zu retten. Sie alle erfahren, dass die Vergangenheit, die Gegenwart und Zukunft immer miteinander verbunden sind.
We Need To Talk About This - Chapter 6 Only
Price: Free! Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This is Chapter 6 (Lives not worth living) from the book "We need to talk about this". We will soon be able to order babies with brightly fluorescent skins and stellar IQs who will be excellent pianists or basketball players. But should we really design our children according to fashionable specifications and reject who does not meet the specs? The book is also available as paperback.
We Need To Talk About This - Chapter 5 Only
Price: Free! Words: 5,000. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This is Chapter 5 (Technological mistakes) from the book "We need to talk about this". We will soon be able to order babies with brightly fluorescent skins and stellar IQs who will be excellent pianists or basketball players. But should we really design our children according to fashionable specifications and reject who does not meet the specs? The book is also available as paperback.
We Need To Talk About This - Chapter 3 Only
Price: Free! Words: 6,450. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This is Chapter 3 (Accepting ourselves) from the book "We need to talk about this". We will soon be able to order babies with brightly fluorescent skins and stellar IQs who will be excellent pianists or basketball players. But should we really design our children according to fashionable specifications and reject who does not meet the specs? The book is also available as paperback.
We Need To Talk About This - Afterword Only
Price: Free! Words: 1,380. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This is the afterword to the book "We need to talk about this". We will soon be able to order babies with brightly fluorescent skins and stellar IQs who will be excellent pianists or basketball players. But should we really design our children according to fashionable specifications and reject who does not meet the specs? The book is also available as paperback.
We Need To Talk About This - Foreword Only
Price: Free! Words: 4,100. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healthcare issues, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This is the foreword to the book "We need to talk about this". We will soon be able to order babies with brightly fluorescent skins and stellar IQs who will be excellent pianists or basketball players. But should we really design our children according to fashionable specifications and reject who does not meet the specs? The book is also available as paperback.
Vicious Circle Volume Four
Series: Vicious Circle Volumes One - Four. You set the price! Words: 43,580. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2017 by stan@stanlaw.ca. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
85 Blogs In Search of Secular Ethics. To reassure you again, the purpose of my blogs is not to sell my books, although nothing would give me greater pleasure than you reading them, but for the books to encourage people to read my blogs. For the most part, my novels reinforce the philosophy outlined in my blogs. Please, feel free to partake in my search for Secular Ethics.
Contra Socrates
You set the price! Words: 4,880. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A critique of Socrates, especially his trial and death. He claims to know nothing and blabs on about all sorts of things with presumption. Knowing nothing, what authority has he to call this or that good, foolish, etc.? He aided and abetted his own death. We see him as a death worshiping deceiver.
Can Biotechnology Abolish Suffering?
Price: Free! Words: 166,460. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
Can Biotechnology Abolish Suffering? is a collection of essays by utilitarian philosopher David Pearce. The essays deal with the abolition of suffering through biotechnology, negative utilitarianism, our obligations toward non-human animals, the nature of consciousness, and the future of intelligent life.
American Ethics: An Essay
You set the price! Words: 4,170. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethics
We dismiss reason as master over the passions. We uphold, faith, hope, love and truth as the weapons to do this. These are the weapons of ethics, so ethics is the buttress to staunch the tide of lust and unruly passion. We speak of Greco-Roman ideas and their sources for the reason defense against passion.
You Are Them
Price: Free! Words: 24,880. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
What follows if we reject belief in any kind of non-physical soul and instead fully embrace what we know about the world? The main implication, this book argues, is a naturalization of personal identity and ethics. A radically different way of thinking about ourself. “Magnus Vinding's best book to date. Highly recommended.” — David Pearce, author of 'The Hedonistic Imperative'.
What Should We Do?: Essays on Cause Prioritization and Fundamental Values
Price: Free! Words: 10,810. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This collection of essays aims to provide a rough framework for how we can think about cause prioritization, and provides suggestions concerning important causes and questions we should focus on and explore further.
СИСТЕМА: Упрощённая теория всего на свете
Price: Free! Words: 17,480. Language: Russian. Published: January 28, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Всё гениальное просто. Одной элегантной теории, одной простой формулы, одной всеобъемлющей фразы достаточно, чтобы изменить мир. То, что Сократ сотворил с философией, Эйнштейн с физикой, Моцарт с музыкой или Монти Пайтон с психическим здоровьем, автор творит с ними всеми и даже более того. Его удивительно простая и, тем не менее, глубокая теория покрывает всё: от истинного происхождения Вселенной
The Philosophy of Light: By God's Advocate
Price: Free! Words: 15,490. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
“ The real tragedy of life is when men are afraid of the light." Plato *** The men swim in an ocean of sweet water, and they say that they die of thirst, because they were lied that the water is salty, and they fear to drink it. Fear not, because GOD IS LOVE.
Dalits in India, Manusmriti and Samkhya Philosophy
Price: Free! Words: 13,120. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book analyzes the human psychosis behind the the exploitative and discriminatory socio-economic practices related to the dalits (the most downtrodden caste in India) and other exploited classes. The dalits and their exploitation originated from Manusmriti, the ancient Indian Law book. In This book also highlights the psychosis of the exploitative practice in the light of the Samkhya Philosop
Just Counterterrorism
Price: Free! Words: 105,040. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The proposed Just Counterterrorism Model's components—Justice for the Attacked, Justice for Terrorists, and Justice for Others—comprehensively address the problem of non-state terrorism. Each component includes a set of criteria for ethically assessing or shaping counterterrorism strategy and tactics regardless of a terror group's composition, ideology, or geography.

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