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American Ethics: An Essay by Edward E. Rochon
Price: Free! 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 by Magnus Vinding
Price: Free! Words: 25,070. 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 by Magnus Vinding
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 by Dmitry Berger
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
Dumbass Drain by Roberto Ponciroli
Price: Free! Words: 32,210. Language: Italian. Published: January 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
Dumbass Drain racconta l’avventura intellettuale dell’autore nel trasferirsi da un piccolo paese in provincia di Milano a Chicago per condurre il suo percorso di ricerca in Ingegneria Nucleare. Quasi fosse un cortometraggio filosofico, l’autore riporta le domande esistenziali che hanno accompagnato il suo viaggio e descrive la sua condizione di ricercatore Italiano emigrato negli Stati Uniti.
The Philosophy of Light: By God's Advocate by Dan Anghel
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 by Ratan Lal Basu
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 by George Clifford
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.
Reflections on Intelligence by Magnus Vinding
Price: Free! Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Software development & engineering / general
A lot of people are talking about “superintelligent AI” these days. But what are they talking about? Indeed, what is “intelligence” in the first place? This question is often left unanswered in discussions about the perils and promises of AI, an omission from which much confusion follows. More clarity and skepticism about this term “intelligence” is desperately needed. Hence this book.
Bottom Dwellers: Descending from the Zenith to the Zombified Zero by Miquiel Banks
Price: Free! Words: 20,490. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Provocative Questions about Humanity’s current experience in Modern-Day America.
Axiomaticism : An introduction to A Happy Life Through Scientific Morality by SergeiDines
Price: Free! Words: 220. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
One of the first accounts of human ethics based on science
Omnipreneurship and the Hippiepreneur: A Hippie's Guide to "Success" in the Fortune 500" by Emile Raymond
You set the price! Words: 49,280. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Referred to over the years as the "Governor's Office Guru", the "Corporate Hippie", the "X-Factor", the "Shadow", and eventually the "Hippiepreneur", there's no better resource for aspiring omnipreneurs and their unaspiring hippies than the author of the only resource book that exists, and that has ever existed since the founding of our universe over 13.7 billion years ago.
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。
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.
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 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).
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?'