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Understanding Rawls: A Reconstruction and Critique of A Theory of Justice
By Robert Paul Wolff
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 60,100. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Since its publication in 1971, John Rawls’ A Theory of Justice has been the subject of a lively debate among philosophers, economists, and political scientists. In this book, Robert Paul Wolff provides an interpretation and critique of Rawls’ theory that both clarifies it and reveals its basic flaws.
Fundamental Alexis de Tocqueville: A Practical Guide to Democracy in America
By M. James Ziccardi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This book is one of a series that have 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 political philosophy and especially Tocqueville’s masterpiece, "Democracy in America".
Fundamental Rousseau: A Practical Guide to The Social Contract, Emile, and More
By M. James Ziccardi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,940. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Portions of this book have been extracted in their entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy", with the exception of the section dealing with "Emile", which is exclusive to this book. It is intended to serve as a primer for students of the political philosophy and especially the more important works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
The Poverty of Liberalism
By Robert Paul Wolff
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Wolff provides here an examination of four concepts central to liberal political concerns: Liberty, Tolerance, Loyalty, and Power. We need, Wolff states, an ideal of society more exalted than the mere acceptance of opposed interests and diverse customs. We need, moreover, a new philosophy of community, and in his last chapter Wolff undertakes to outline the first steps toward such a philosophy.
Moral Claims in World Affairs
By Ralph Pettman
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 81,250. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
This collection of essays explores in general terms the nature of the moral claims common in global politics and the phenomenon of partisan cosmopolitanism in particular.
Human Beings and Freedom: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
By J.L. Shaw
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This volume focuses on some contemporary issues relating to freedom, equality, identity and resistance from various perspectives, such as psychological, social, political, and metaphysical. In doing so it addresses topics such as the nature of human beings, political freedom, the relationship between freedom and equality, sex, gender and race, humour, and the notion of critique.
Caged in America: A Collection of Essays Celebrating Freedom
By Szandor Blestman
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 559,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by MWB Entertainment. Category: Essay » Political
In April of 2006 I sat in a bar talking with a friend of mine about politics. I decided to try my hand at writing op/ed pieces. I found a website to publish my work and I've been writing ever since. The following is a collection of the works I have done for nearly seven years now. These 367 essays revolve around some aspect of freedom, for the most part. It is a philosophy I hold dear.
Africa un-slaved Volume I: The Chains of Modern-day African Slavery and The Steps to Our Liberation
By TeekayAkin Adeseye
Price: Free! Words: 52,480. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Africa un-slaved; Volume I: The Chains of Modern-Day African Slavery and the Steps to our Liberation. A compilation of sixty related articles written by myself This volume will take you through [in no specific format] the journey of who and what we really are, how we got here, what we have been doing wrong, how we have become a part of the problem and what must be done to break free.
Desire, History, State and the Destiny of Man in Hegel
By Luca Luchesini
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
This book explains the core concepts of the philosophy of history of Hegel. For the reader interested also in the metaphysical view of Hegel, I refer to my other ebook, “The essential Hegel for the 21st Century” which includes also the content of this ebook.
Machiavellian Management - A Chief Executive's Guide
By Malcolm Coxall
Price: $4.49 USD. Words: 34,380. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Based on Machiavelli's "The Prince", this modernisation describes what modern capitalists need to know to be able to get and hold onto corporate power.
The Rule of Freedom: The Manifesto of the Sovereign Community
By Christopher Haynes
Price: Free! Words: 158,800. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
From the perspective of a longtime student of political science, economics and the world of possibilities, the Rule of Freedom is about why we do not need government, why we do not want government, and why government is in fact immoral and irrational. This book explains the roots of war, police abuse, terrorism and poverty with clear evidence and examples.
Things That Don't Exist: a Manifesto
By Anonymous
Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Philistine Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
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The world at it’s currently run relies on the assumption that each and every member of the earth’s population believe in three fundamental ideas: money, nationality and status. These three concepts have one thing in common: they only exist in our imaginations."
How I Accidentally Joined the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy (and Found Inner Peace)
By Harry Stein
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 86,840. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Stein cuts through the distortions on both sides and fearlessly tackles such provocative topics as feminism, affirmative action, PC education, gay rights, and sexual McCarthyism, and shows how liberating it is to no longer have to pass as a correct thinker. This book is daring, brilliantly argued, and savagely funny.
The Pathology of Leadership: A Sufi's Perspective
By Bill Whitehouse
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 74,450. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
The desire for leadership is a pathological disorder that is engendered in others by those who already have succumbed to the malady. Leadership is a delusional belief system in which a human being maintains that he or she should be given (or usurp) the authority to organize and control the lives of other human beings. This book explores different aspects of the pathological character of 'leader.
Tauroética
By Fernando Savater
Price: $9.59 USD. Words: 21,080. Language: French. Published: June 21, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Avec science et aussi beaucoup de verve et d’humour, Fernando Savater nous livre ici un essai à la fois savant et savoureux qui, dans une époque de fluctuation, voire de confusion des valeurs, ne manquera pas d’avoir un sérieux impact, sans nuire à notre plaisir de lire.
The Subtle Change from Principles to Rules
By David Mint
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
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In the lazy summer days of 2007, the world appeared to be getting its groove back. Few, if any, were the signs pointing to the financial catastrophe that was about to unfold. Yet despite the feeling of relative calm and optimism, it was clear that a permanent change was occurring at the very base of society. The Subtle Change from Principles to Rules explores this change and its implications.
Pro Ethics for Selling Addictive Products in America: The Informative Consumers Right to Buy
By Troy Veenstra
You set the price! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012 by Veenstra Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Government & business
Is it ethical to sell addictive products to American Consumers? Of course. This title will answer these ethical dilemmas by showing, with ethical theories as its principle that the informed consumer is the best consumer for any company wishing to sell addictive products across the nation.
Battle Hymn: Revelations of the Sinister Plan for a New World Order
By John Scura
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 148,670. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012 by Black Rose Writing. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » History
This book presents frightening, but truthful, facts that will shake many of your deepest beliefs to the core. A dark plan, put into place centuries ago, has come to fruition. Consider Battle Hymn your wake-up call...
A Vision for Humanity -- Moving Mankind in the Right Direction, Rev. 3
By Jason Shohara
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 58,900. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / General
Where is the world going? Do the people have a clear direction of life? The world constantly talks about creating peace in the world. Yet, it still practices the business of solving its problems through wars, fighting and killing. This book offers hope and peace by inspiring mankind a vision to move towards unity, equality, and oneness in the world.
The Unfinished Revolution: The Battle for America's Soul
By Bill Whitehouse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 243,460. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
The 'Occupy Movement' took many people by surprise with both its scope, as well as by the manner in which it resonated with the deep sense of discontentment that appears to be felt by many people in the United States concerning the economic and political character of American life. This book is intended to help bring a sharper focus to that discontentment.