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Discorso sulla servitù volontaria
By Edizioni Immanenza
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 26,070. Language: Italian. Published: April 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
“vorrei solo comprendere come è possibile che tanti uomini, tanti paesi, tante città e nazioni tollerino talvolta un solo tiranno, che non ha altro potere che quello che gli danno; che ha il potere di nuocere loro solo finché essi possono sopportarlo; che non potrebbe far loro alcun male, se non quando essi preferiscono sopportarlo piuttosto che contraddirlo..."
Libertarian Survivalist
By JD Lovil
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 18,130. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
The long anticipated collapse is definitely coming now. If you are trying to survive, you would definitely want a Survivalist beside you in the first couple of weeks of the calamity. After that, you need a Libertarian to build a world.
Tragedia păcii imposibile. Eternele ciocniri sub schimbătoarele hegemonii
By Egmond-Gabriel Dulman
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 103,350. Language: Romanian. Published: February 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Tendinţa comună este de a acuza însă imperiile, hegemonii globali pentru faptul de a fi ruinat pacea. Însă nu este întocmai adevărat pentru că, volens nolens, o forţă superioară se pare că este oricum destinată să vegheze asupra sistemului internaţional şi să evite vidul de putere ce ar conduce către o anarhie sistemică. Iar comportamentul lor imperial nu pare a fi o excepţie, ci o regulă.
Косьбы и судьбы
By Ст. Кущёв
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 91,590. Language: Russian. Published: February 20, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Простые житейские положения достаточно парадоксальны, чтобы запустить философский выбор. Как учебный (!) пример предлагается расследовать философскую проблему, перед которой пасовали последние сто пятьдесят лет все интеллектуалы мира — обнаружить и решить загадку Льва Толстого. Читатель убеждается, что правильно расположенное сознание не только даёт единственно верный ответ, но и открывает сундуки
Golden Rule Libertarianism: A Defense of Freedom in Social, Economic, and Legal Policy
By Russell Hasan
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,090. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
This book justifies libertarian politics using the Golden Rule of ethics to achieve a provocative new political theory called GOLD. GOLD defends the libertarian position on antiwar, drugs, prostitution, civil liberties, abortion rights, and gay marriage, GOLD explains why free market capitalism is necessary for freedom, and GOLD proves that capitalism helps the poor and racial minorities.
The Battle Roar of Silence: Foucault and the Carceral System
By Meinrad Calleja
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 109,960. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory
The Battle Roar of Silence: Foucault and the Carceral System explores the philosophical rationales sustaining morality, law, punishment and the carceral system as part of the globalisation discourse. This is an interdisciplinary study fusing aspects of sociology and psychoanalysis in a philosophical framework to tender a politically-charged critique of contemporary modes of domination and power.
Away With This Inverted World
By Robert S. Hare
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,860. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
AWAY WITH THIS INVERTED WORLD: timeless idealism must overthrow our painful realism - in spirituality and in society. Noble heroes can all agree with what’s wrong in the world - and what’s right. Throughout history, noble heroes have known wisdom.
Broadsides & Portents
By Frederick Meekins
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 34,500. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
In day of long ago, scribes would place news and warning of importance in prominent places for the looking to heed. Today, that tradition is continued by bloggers who accomplish that honored task through the means of advanced electronic communication.
The Slave Mind: Mental Slavery in the 21st Century
By Rachael Pina
Price: Free! Words: 23,750. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
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The Slave Mind explores the various methods our modern enslavement system uses to control and manipulate society, and what we can do to break free from its influence. In this book, we will see how the system uses money, the media, politics and religion to provide a state of fear and ignorance that keeps us under its control.
Why What We Use as Money Matters
By David Mint
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 73,450. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
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Could it be that it is not how, but what we use as money that matters when contemplating the root causes of Climate Change and other global problems? Why What We Use as Money Matters: Unpacking the Key to Reversing the Effects of Climate Change is an Economic and Philosophical Treatise written by Monetary Theorist David Mint which explores these issues in an entertaining and thorough fashion.
A New Theory of Justice
By J.J. Ward
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
An attempt to get beyond "Social Contract" accounts of societal fairness (such as are found in Hobbes, Locke, Rousseau and Rawls), to a political-philosophical theory that is both more realistic and better suited to dealing with pressing questions of INjustice.
Atheism with Regards to Government
By David Mint
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Anarchy. The word conjures images from fraternity house shenanigans to rioting and looting on the streets of important cities at its mention. For most civilized persons, with these mental images close at hand, anarchy is something to be avoided at all costs. How can civilized society carry on with the threat of bombs and looting effectively slamming the brakes on human progress?
Becoming Libertarian
By JD Lovil
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,950. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
If you are tired of dirty Politicians, you could be a Libertarian! If you support laws which increase your right to do as you want to, as long as it does not hurt anyone else, you might be a Libertarian. If you think that everyone is entitled to do anything that does hurt someone else, you probably are a Libertarian!
Woodsy On The Rampage: The Ecology Of Radical Environmentalism
By Frederick Meekins
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 2,380. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
In "Woodsy On The Rampage: The Ecology Of Radical Environmentalism", social theorist Frederick Meekins analyzes the dark underside of this pervasive ideology and how a number of the movement's most enthusiastic adherents would like to see nothing less than the destruction of the United States of America and even the extinction of the human species.
Moneybags Must Be So Lucky: On the Literary Structure of Capital
By Robert Paul Wolff
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 24,210. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Karl Marx's great work, Capital, has intrigued and puzzled readers for more than a century by its mystifyingly intricate arguments and dramatic literary embellishments. In this book, Robert Paul Wolff dispels much of the mystery surrounding Capital by providing a literary-philosophical analysis of the text and of Marx's intentions.
From Left Communism to Post-modernism: Reconsidering Emancipatory Discourse
By Chamsy el-Ojeili
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 128,730. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
From Left Communism to Post-modernism addresses issues of the shape and future of the socialist movement and the politics of post-modernism. The author identifies a tradition of socialist thought - left communism - that is separate from socialist orthodoxy, seeking to stage a conversation between this marginalised tradition and post-modernism.
What is Truth? On the Nature of Empire
By David Mint
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Empire, and by extension modern large-scale government, is not only unnecessary, but a great hindrance to human progress. This volume explains the nature of the Imperial model and why it ensures that the worst elements of humanity will rise to power. It also presents the only known antidote to Empire, peaceful non-resistance.
Madame Einzige: Amor Fati
By Ismael Sarepta
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,260. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
Having recently been annexed into the new Russian-dominated super-state called the Eurasian Federation, oil-rich Central Asia has become the heart of a bloody geopolitical cycle of revolution and counter-revolution. A Nietzschean cypherpunk anti-heroine Madame Einzige is thrust onto the Central Asian killing fields in search of a nihilistic hacker-magus kidnapped and recruited by the CIA.
Understanding Marx: A Reconstruction and Critique of Capital
By Robert Paul Wolff
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 72,580. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This book explains the development of the classical theory of value from Adam Smith to Karl Marx in a form readily accessible to readers unfamiliar with anything more than elementary arithmetic, while at the same time offering to the specialist a fundamental criticism of Marxian political economy and an original and controversial interpretation of Capital.
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.