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The Pith of Life: Aphorisms in Honor of Liberty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
This book contains a collection of aphorisms grouped into six sets of topics, all related to the overarching topic of liberty and useful in highlighting its various facets. Its central idea is the conviction that the message of liberty – the pith of our life – is particularly well suited to be conveyed through aphorisms, a literary form that, at its best, is as pithy as it is lively.
社会システム論の構図
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 5,180. Language: Japanese. Published: May 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
社会秩序は、いかにして、万人の万人に対する戦いである無秩序から人々を救い出し、社会秩序を可能にするのか。この問題は、社会学の永遠の課題である。本書は、ニーチェ、マルクス、フロイト、ラカン、レヴィ=ストロース、フーコー、バタイユ、ブルデュー、クーンなど、ヘーゲル以降の現代思想の流れを踏まえつつ、社会秩序の問題を、社会システム論の立場から考察する。
システム論研究序説
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: Japanese. Published: May 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
システムは、全体部分関係から構造論的にではなく、複雑性/エントロピー概念から機能論的に解明しなければならない。本書は、第一章で、地平の論理構造を解明しつつ、不確定性(エントロピー)の哲学を提唱し、第二章で、ルーマンの社会システム論を超越論的目的論へと改作し、第三節では、システム論の視点から進化と歴史を論じ、ルーマンが放棄した規範論と目的論の再建を目指す。
A Book of Thoughts & Tips
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 510. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
This is A Book of Thoughts. These are just my thoughts about things that I really want to share with people. I don't get the chance to share them with people in person very often so I decided to share them here with you.
Freedom's Light: Quotations from History's Champions of Freedom
Price: Free! Words: 7,630. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Reference, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
(5.00 from 1 review)
FREEDOM'S LIGHT contains quotations from 38 of history's champions of freedom, from Aristotle to Zlata Filipovic, from George Washington to Martin Luther King, Jr. Included are Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Anne Frank and many more.
Beyond the Cultoid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
Beyond the Cultoid is a look at how many aspects of society are "cultoid" or like a cult. Some areas explored include pop culture, religion, nationalism and scientific materialism. The book asks the question of whether it's possible for us to evolve into a "post cultoid" society.
The Pencilled in God
Price: Free! Words: 21,240. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Blasphemy, Heresy & Apostasy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
WARNING: A brief creative observation of God, gods, faith and belief through the ages. This observation may offend people with strong faith based belief systems.
2014- A Dig
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
2014 went by....it left a mark in it's own way. A poetic review of a few things which are indelible.....
Brasil: O País de Plástico
Price: $1.22 USD. Words: 8,100. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Um olhar para o Brasil que sonha em ser um país relevante no cenário mundial, enquanto ainda lhe resta uma grande tarefa em lidar com seus insolúveis problemas internos, o que inclui a árdua tarefa de despertar em seus cidadãos o sentimento e o dever de exercerem com responsabilidade seus direitos cívicos.
O Pessimismo Nacional
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,080. Language: Portuguese. Published: January 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Este livro é inspirado na pequena obra de Manuel Laranjeira, O Pessimismo Nacional: Ou de Como Os Portugueses Procuram Soluções (Lisboa: Padrões Culturais, 2008). Quando li a obra de Manuel Laranjeira pela primeira vez há alguns anos fiquei logo impressionado com algumas das semelhanças sofridas pelo povo português no início do Séc. XX e que tanto se parece com aquilo que vivemos hoje no Brasil.
A Year of Living Positively-Volume 4
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,650. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
This is the last volume of an entire collection of daily autobiographical blogs written to develop a positive thinking approach to my life that I want to share. I wrote every day for a whole year to reflect on my daily activities and problems from a positive thinking. I have also been developing what it means. I came up with a strategy to develop and maintain positive thinking in daily life.
Masters of Life on Good Life and Good Society: Conversations between Tom, Guru Dick and Guru Harry
Series: Wisdom of Life and Living · Conversations with Guru Dick and Guru Harry · Masters of Life. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
In this book, a young man, Tom, has conversations with two gurus, Dick and Harry. On living a good life, the gurus offer contrasting views on four aspects of life: (1) basic needs, (2) social needs, (3) sexual needs, and (4) longevity. On creating a good society, the gurus offer contrasting views on four aspects of society: (1) politics, (2) charity, (3) religion, and (4) remuneration.
La búsqueda de la verdad
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,870. Language: Spanish. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
¿Y cuando se habla de verdad, cuantos tipos de verdades hay?. Para todas éstas dudas, Diego Calvo Iglesias nos ofrece una solución radical, llamar a la verdad de las verdades verdad general, así podríamos diferenciar lo que es verdad de lo que la generalidad cree entender por verdad. La diferencia es obvia, no todo el mundo sabe la verdad y los que creen saberla suelen ser unos farsantes.
Earthly Musings of the Forgotten Youth
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
A collection of poems written by a young man newly discharged from the military, as he tries to find his place in the world.
Social Progress Visions
You set the price! Words: 19,300. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
My content is inspired by social progress agents like Nelson Mandela and visionaries who can imagine ideal futures, like Utopian writers and other social science fiction writers. I hope it will provide people with inspiration and encouragement to obtain their own vision of their ideal future for themselves and their social systems.
There's None So Blind As He Who Will Not See
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 60,310. Language: English. Published: June 30, 2014 by Austin Macauley. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
FACTS of life that are deliberately hidden from us; that's what this book's about! Dangerous realities that, because they have been both politically and subliminally concealed for so long, have burgeoned into a real threat to humanity!
Человеческие истории. Родом из детства
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 35,010. Language: Russian. Published: June 3, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Все мы родом из детства. Откуда ты, мальчик? Откуда ты, девочка? Как ответить на этот вопрос, если мальчику или девочке уже сорок лет? А часто ли мы вспоминаем, откуда мы родом? Часто ли мы вспоминаем свое детство? А что такое детство? Когда оно начинается? Думаешь, с рождения? Вот ты родился и сделал первый вдох, потом был первый крик. И все, ты — ребенок, и детство началось? Нет. Мне дум
Red Dragon
Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Chinese poetry, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Haunting and warming poems inspired by the beauty of China and by the wars inside my heart.
Work Life Balance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Time Management, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
One of the great tragedies of our time is that we have the tools and technologies available to us to free up our time and open up our lives to learning, creating, relaxing, and building. And yet….we are so attached to being busy that we spend most of our time looking forward, looking backward, and missing those things that are right in front of us.
Black Suns Of The Slave Dynasty
You set the price! Words: 27,630. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
It’s a book of life with a better understanding for our own. It is the evidence of a tremendously rigorous but immensely fruitful search for truth and success compiled in the music of word, in voices of poems, telling the stories of mankind. It is the attainment of the objective. The answers are for each to find for oneself.