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Iliad ad Nihilum: Psychê, Conscience, Wonder by Michael Degener
You set the price! Words: 224,120. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Paragon of warrior valor, or, à la Shakespeare, “idol of idiot worshippers”? This study contends that The Iliad, authored by an ironic sixth century Athenian, unfolds a revolutionary critique of the martial aristocracy. Achilles is undone by his own curse of pothê upon the Achaeans, exposed to an experience of thauma, or wonder, at Patroclus’ psychê, in the first glimmerings of conscience.
Isla Margaritaville by Luther Hughes
Price: Free! Words: 48,040. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
Looking for Margaritaville, the author takes off from a small town in South Carolina to an island off the coast of Venezuela filled with a cast of characters as interesting as the ones they left behind. The mishaps and people they meet along the way make for a hilarious tale.
The Buddhist Coffee House by Luther Hughes
Price: Free! Words: 37,850. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
Trying to escape troubles at home, the author searches for a calm tea drinking place where he thinks everyone speak his language. What he finds, however, are dangerous roundabout, Buddhists women, wizards, drunk elves, 100 women in wedding dresses, pagans obsessed with rock circles, a strange language called English and some very expensive coffee...
Scourge III: Thriving in the Age of Austerity by Newton Fortuin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,120. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
I really love the succinct way you write about living positively regardless of the circumstances of your life. Believing in the new age prosperity thinking (along with some bad luck) led me down a bigtime abyss of depression to the point of contemplating suicide. Thankfully that is behind me now. I made a mistake, and now truly value the power of realism and living positively. -- Kathy
Scourge I: The Demise of Critical Thinking in the Age of The Secret by Newton Fortuin
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,400. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
This installment argues that "The Secret" is emblematic of the greater social milieu we are finding ourselves in at this time. For this reason I isolated it as a particularly good example of how similar frauds are conveyed. It shows how easily we may unknowingly give away our power to quacks and con-men. That's if we fail to think critically, instead to abandon our sanity to reckless delusion.
Екзистенциализмът и философията на живота by Кирил Палешутски
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 85,570. Language: Bulgarian. Published: November 30, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
Книгата е плод на „потреса” и „шока”, който авторът ù изпитва през 1982 г., когато прочита есето на Албер Камю „Митът за Сизиф”. Проследява се генезиса на възникването на екзистенциалната философия, който, според автора, се намира в древна Индия. Качвам само предговора, три глави от книгата - 6,8 и 9 и съдържанието, като пълната версия на книгата ще бъде качена до края на декември 2014 г.
Superunknown - Of Fairytales and Grunge by G. C. Huxley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 30,190. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
If you received the penultimate comprehension and knowledge of the reason for being... what then? Reaching our dreams, the pinnacle of human aspirations. Go to school, grow up, work and die. Fairytales. Grunge. Tackling deep questions dear to readers of all ages, "Superunknown" is a tale of the human search for meaning, and of someone who might know an answer...
Soren Kierkegaard Attacks the Church by Robert Herrmann-Keeling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,270. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Leadership
A philosopher-theologian’s scholarly but highly readable book on Soren Kierkegaard, Danish “father of modern existentialism.” Chapters include: his life, his literary methods, his themes, his attack on the 1840s Danish church for “making a fool of God,” an objective life of Jesus, a summary of the first-generation church, and Kierkegaard’s message to the church in our time. Bibliography.
Paranoia by Plamen Chetelyazov
Price: Free! Words: 25,880. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
“Paranoia” is a personal life story constructed of memoirs in the form of short essays. It reveals my primitive complexes, inmost emotions and cracked dreams. A tale about an escape from the elemental impulses and social cliches through a journey. A path that rambles between the unbearable hypocrisy of the sentiment-free society, an self-destructive self-denial and an awe of the natural insanity.