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Stoicism: A Practical Guide to the Select Works of Seneca
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
In this book, M. James Ziccardi presents in an easy to follow format the key passages and principal ideas that are put forward in six of Seneca’s most important works: On the Shortness of Life On Anger On the Happy Life On Peace of Mind On Benefits On Clemency. Portions of this book have been extracted from M. James Ziccardi’s "Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By".
Nobody Don't Know Nothing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,760. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Thought-provoking philosophy with a smile. The world seems to be full of people who know things. Wherever you turn, there are those who are absolutely sure of this, positive about that, or certain that such and such is the case. This book stands in the face of this knowing and certainty, and denies it all. It states, and aims to show that, in reality: Nobody don’t know nothing.
Fundamental Plato: A Practical Guide to the Apology, Crito, Phaedo, and Republic
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,100. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
The following is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of early Greek philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of Plato.
Immanuel Kant: A Guide to Transcendental Idealism
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,940. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This book examines the core components of Immanuel Kant’s unique and revolutionary philosophy, Transcendental Idealism. In it the reader will discover concise yet thorough descriptions of the most important aspects of Kantianism.
De la mano de los griegos
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Price: Free! Words: 39,190. Language: Spanish. Published: April 29, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Te ha tocado estudiar Filosofía, o simplemente te interesa, o te gustaría haberla comprendido mejor… Necesitas una introducción sencilla y convincente. Aquí la tienes. Un libro que comienza por el principio y avanza paso a paso, tal como se dio en la historia de la humanidad de la mano de los griegos, hace ya 26 siglos.
Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,170. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This book is an assemblage of some of the most insightful and enlightening ideas which have been extracted from the writings of four of the most influential figures in the philosophy of Stoicism: Seneca, Musonius Rufus, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius.
Historia de la Filosofia
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,880. Language: Spanish. Published: June 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Pretendemos un acercamiento a la comprensión del origen de la filosofía griega: sus problemas, temas principales y sus tendencias. DIVISIÓN DEL CURSO: El curso se divide en tres períodos: FILOSOFÍA PRESOCRÁTICA: De Tales de Mileto a Leucipo. PENSAMIENTO DE LA CRÍSIS: Sócrates, los Sofistas y Platón. EL POSTPLATONISMO: Escuelas socráticas, Aristóteles y el Helenismo.
Fundamentals of Western Philosophy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,260. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This work includes detailed examinations of the ideas put forth by such influential thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, George Berkeley, John Locke, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, Arthur Schopenhauer, Bertrand Russell, Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Stuart Mill, and Alexis de Tocqueville.
Nine Thinkers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Each chapter in this volume is dedicated to an idea that helped shape our world. It begins with Plato and love, then moves on to look at Aristotle and virtue, Descartes and existence, Kant's concepts and intuitions, Marx and class struggle, Freud and the subconscious, Sartre and existentialism, Rawls and justice as fairness and, finally, Júrgen Habermas and the ideal speech community.
Between the Shadow and the Flame
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 281,100. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Epic in scope, "Between the Shadow and the Flame" is the allegorical retelling of the history of philosophy, religion and science, as seen through the journey of its three main characters. As they investigate the conspiracy behind a catastrophic war, Sophia, Hyle and Newman tackle larger questions about free will, God and the nature of reality itself.
Начала человеческой природы
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,150. Language: Russian. Published: September 20, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Эта книга осмелилась ответить на вечные вопросы мироздания – откуда мы, кто мы, куда мы идем. Она достаточно безумна, чтобы оказаться верной, и достаточно легко написана, чтобы быть понятой. Ее суждения основаны на известных явлениях и научных данных и в то же время ломают многие стереотипы, которыми мы живем. Она говорит, что наше космическое будущее – ложь. Что миллионы и миллиарды внеземных цив
Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Physics
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,320. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Aristotle’s "Physics" remains one of the most influential works in all of Western Philosophy. For more than a thousand years it had stood as a pillar to all philosophical and scientific thought. In "Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Physics", M. James Ziccardi presents all of the essential ideas presented in the work in an easy to follow format.
Filosofía del Renacimiento
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,760. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Durante los siglos XIV y XV se plantearon básicamente dos preguntas: ¿CUÁL ES LA VERDAD? y ¿QUÉ SON EL HOMBRE Y EL MUNDO? Son dos siglos de incertidumbre y de gran producción literaria.
Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Nicomachean Ethics and Politics
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,110. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This book is one in a series that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of the moral and political ideas of Aristotle.
Islam’s Prophet and The Messiah: A Comparison
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Muslims profess that Muhammad is the final and greatest prophet sent from Allah. I maintain that the Qur’an is inconsistent since it ascribes outstanding attributes and titles to Jesus Christ that are not said of Muhammad. Jesus Christ is unique, exceptional, and superior; even Islamic scripture acknowledges such. An Apologetics Paper.
Our True Life is Endless
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,080. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
New apocalypse: inevitability of emergence and disappearance of world civilizations. Whether the destruction of our civilization is close?
Наша истинная жизнь бесконечна.
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,100. Language: Russian. Published: April 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Неизбежность возникновения и исчезновения мировых цивилизаций на Земле в течение сотен миллионов лет. Близка ли гибель нашей цивилизации?
Nodding In On The Great Conversation: Juvenilia and Published and Unpublished Essays on David Hume, Immanuel Kant, and Higher Education
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Series: The Collected Papers of Robert Paul Wolff, Book 1. Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 119,560. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
For more than half a century, Philosopher Robert Paul Wolff has been thinking and writing about the great figures of eighteenth century philosophy, such as Kant and Hume, and about the ideals and realities of American higher education. In this first volume of his collected published and unpublished papers, a number of those writings are collected and made available.
Propositions and Facts in the Early Philosophy of Bertrand Russell
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 68,300. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Language
This book discusses Russell’s difficulties with the notions of proposition, propositional function, and (somewhat later) fact, particularly the role of propositions in Russell’s philosophy and in Russell’s reasons for thinking propositions unnecessary, and, in fact, an unwelcome addition to ontology.