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False Worlds
Price: Free! Words: 19,650. Language: English. Published: August 24, 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.
Contemplate
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.
You only live once. Theory of happiness.
Price: Free! Words: 130. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Book about happiness theory.
Anti-Natalism and the Future of Suffering: Why Negative Utilitarians Should Not Aim For Extinction
Price: Free! Words: 5,300. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This short essay argues against the anti-natalist position. If humanity is to minimize suffering in the future, it must engage with the world, not opt out of it.
Speciesism: Why It Is Wrong, And The Implications of Rejecting It
Price: Free! Words: 28,000. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The aim of this book is to attack our speciesism, both by showing that it is wrong, and by examining 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.
Natural Ethics
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
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
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.
Tomorrow, as the Crow Flies
Price: Free! Words: 66,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
"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
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.
The Art of Mind
Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
A look at false consciousness as having either positive or negative ends depending on what one wishes to do with it. Focus is the creative potential of false premise and false logic. Overall the idea came to mind of "looking for rain in a cloud" such that many academics purport clarity yet rather like following the raindrops up and gazing into the sky they become drawn into the cloud.
The Meaning of Life: An Examination of Purpose
Price: Free! Words: 26,510. 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.
Moral Truths: The Foundation of Ethics
Price: Free! Words: 52,190. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
There are moral truths. There are truths about what matters in this world, and therefore also truths about how we should act in it. And we need to realize these truths, as such a realization itself will ignite a fundamental change for the better, both in our thinking, conduct and culture altogether. A fundamental change toward higher moral ground. Or so this book argues.
American Theodicy: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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Theodicy is justification of evil in the world reconciled to divine power. The essay takes issue with common assumptions and offers a true reconciliation of God's power with freedom of conscience and desire.
Controlling your anger
Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
this is short book about anger, and the results of anger, you'll learn about the techniques to control your anger/temper. ideas are extracted from Confucius teachings. and please excuse any bad English, as my English isn't very good.
26 Scruples for a Fulfilled Life
Price: Free! Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Be it a householder, renounced saint, monarch or a monk, all must invariably reach the same supreme perfection of life. Human life is not for God, but it is God who is for human life. We live for ourselves, so as to say for our own beneficence first; and God is merely one of the ways we can live; perhaps the best one. Read here twenty six scriptural principles which never fail making life 'best'.
A Copernican Revolution in Ethics
Price: Free! Words: 9,350. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book aims to answer which beings belong to the moral universe, and to examine some of the most basic ethical implications of this answer. The conclusion in short: We need to realize that humanity is not the sole object of ethics. We need a Copernican Revolution in ethics. [The book 'Speciesism: Why It Is Wrong, And The Implications of Rejecting It' is an updated version of this book.]
Prometheus Bound
Series: The Prometheus Trilogy. Price: Free! Words: 47,980. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Prometheus Bound explores the timeless elements of the human condition that command us as we all play the power game in our lives. This book is especially for those who want to form a clearer picture of the interaction between the church, the economy, the state, the academy, and the family. It is also for those who want to have a better model and understanding of the world going on around them.
The Simple Case For Going Vegan
Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This essay aims to show that we are morally obliged to go vegan by our own core values. It presents a simple argument for veganism based on an ethical principle that we all hold valid, and goes on to argue that the only reason we are not vegan is that we are speciesists, and that this is no more justifiable than supporting other forms of discrimination such as racism or sexism.
Why "Happy Meat" Is Always Wrong
Price: Free! Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This essay attacks the “happy meat” position head-on. It argues that this position is morally indefensible and that it not only causes immense amounts of suffering, but also, somewhat ironically, serves as the very foundation of our abuse of non-human beings today. This reveals the moral urgency of stopping the spread of this position and of rejecting it completely.