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Meaning and Identity: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
By Michael Hemmingsen
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 77,190. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: April 10, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
This book explores the construction of meaning, linguistically and culturally, and the relationship this bears to the production of identity. It looks at meaning and identity from a range of perspectives, including meaning-making and the identity of cities, the construction of national narratives and historical explanation, gender and sexuality, linguistic meaning, and shared meaning-making.
Summary: “48 Laws of Power” By Robert Greene
By Sameer Mathur
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 830. Language: English. Published: April 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
This book synthesizes the philosophies of great thinkers and philosophers such as Machiavelli, Sun Tzu and Carl von Clausewitz. This book has a simple premise: We live in a power-driven Machiavellian world. Certain actions can increase your power, while others can decrease it. Cynical and amoral, this controversial bestseller distills 3,000 years of the history of power into 48 simplified laws.
How to Find Higher Conscious Childcare
By Tanya Jopson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
This is a terrific, thoughtful book that all parents and child care providers should read. It is so easy to repeat parenting and teaching patterns that were taught to us growing up (and are within our comfort zones) and aren't necessarily the best options as parents and child care providers. It is so easy to follow the path that was paved for us growing up, it is definitely time to de-clutter...
Open Handbook
By John Baxter
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,320. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
A guidebook on openness - principles, methodologies, and particularly the mindset and philosophy of being open. Including collaboration, open space, and network dynamics. Embracing ‘openness’ in all its forms relies upon a personal relationship with openness.
Putting Away Childish Things: A New Synthesis
By Jon Mercurio
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 103,220. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
We compare the intellectual growth of mankind to the maturation of an individual and suggest that mankind is nearing the end of its adolescence. Without a paradigm shift mankind like an unsophisticated child is doomed to continue repeating fatal errors. Religion and science are part of our intellectual growth one being the original thesis, the other the antithesis. Synthesis requires a sorting.
The Collected Works of John Omni
By John Rohrer
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,440. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
In The Collected Works of John Omni, Mr. Rohrer guides the reader through an inspiring maze of fresh and novel insight, never flagging as a purposeful, forward-looking thread of existential perspectives.
The Mason's Apron
By James Green
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
A collection of essays on the most obvious part of the freemasons regalia, The Apron.
On Natural Inequality of Men
By V Z
Price: $1.10 USD. Words: 7,300. Language: English. Published: October 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Men are different in their physical features, qualities of the mind and character. They possess different virtues and vices. These differences are often called 'natural inequality of men'. Very common and widely shared notion is that this 'natural inequality' is the basic ground for men's social inequality, inequality of wealth and power. This notion is not true.
The World Around Me
By Rizwan Sandhu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,460. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
This book is about my observations of life and my surroundings. I have written about some moments of my life, and the happenings of my surroundings, at the time I was writing this book. I think everything is correct, according to my memory. These are my views and not necessarily reflect other people’s opinions. I have written to the best of my knowledge. This is my first non-fiction book.
The DNA of Prejudice: On the One and the Many
By Michael Eskin
Series: Subway Line, no. 2. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 18,610. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Winner of the 2010 Next Generation Indie Book Award for Social Change. This book takes the reader through the many layers of meaning that accompany the word ‘prejudice’. By critically confronting the ways in which we think and speak about prejudice, Michael Eskin clears the path for a new understanding of prejudice as a concept, a phenomenon, and a lived experience.
Self, Other, Community: Meditations on Social Order and Social Breakdown
By George A. Kendall
Price: Free! Words: 54,900. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
A collection of essays about the modern world's attack on human community in the pursuit of wealth and utopian social engineering schemes. The essays emphasize that we exist for the sake of community, which embodies love, not for the sake of wealth or power, which are means. Our spiritually diseased elites reverse the order, creating the mess we are in now.
Minimum Wage for Low Wage Workers: Conversations between Tom, Guru Dick and Guru Harry
By Tommy S. W. Wong
Series: Conversations with Guru Dick and Guru Harry. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
In this book, the issue of minimum wage for low wage workers is being discussed between a young man, Tom, who had conversations with two gurus, Dick and Harry. Guru Dick epitomizes someone from a worldly society who emphasized on the importance of money and power. Guru Harry epitomizes someone from a spiritual society who considers peace, love, joy and harmony are more important.
More Shit that Pisses Me Off
By Peg Tittle
Series: Shit that Pisses Me Off, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,720. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2012 by Magenta. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
Why do men spit (and women don’t)? What’s the real problem with cellphones? What’s wrong with wedding leave? Do you remember Grade Ten History? Why isn’t being a soldier more like being a mother? What did God really promise? And let’s talk about sex…
Is Happiness Really Beyond Reach?!
By Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 14,900. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012 by amin-sheikho.com. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
A research about the real happiness, in the world of poor people! in the world of youth and adolescence! in the world of childhood! and very important point. Praise be to God for every state. What is the way?
An Ideal Society
By Prof. Dr. Christopher Thomas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 61,140. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Is it right to 'Believe in what is true, what is transparent, what is worth because, we only live once?' Is this what an ideal society is all about? There are many who might argue that there is no such thing as an 'ideal society', however, when as we read through the pages of this book, one is left with the conclusion that there is still a need to dream again of an ideal society.
The New Rubaiyat: Modern Affirmations and Aspirations
By Austin Torney
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,760. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
These original affirmations and aspirations are my extension of Omar Khayyam’s Rubayiat into modern times, a continuing embrace of the human condition. Somehow, inexplicably, the verses came to me as I lived through all the experiences described therein. My quatrains, like Omar’s, aim into the heart of life’s dilemmas, offering simple common sense solutions. Everyone dies, but not everyone lives.
Creativity and Intention in Evolution
By Albert Low
Price: Free! Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
Charles Darwin has changed for ever the way we see ourselves, and our place in the universe. The debate between the Creationists and the neo-Darwinians continues in full fury. One outcome of this has been to see Darwin’s theory become entrenched as a dogma, defended by evangelical apologists, and no longer a reasonable account of how human beings have evolved from earlier life forms.
সমাজে বিজ্ঞানের প্রভাব [Impact of Science on Society]
By Suhreed Sarkar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 31,840. Language: Bengali. Published: January 27, 2012 by cmsMonkey. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Impact of Science on Society is a great book by Bertrand Russell. This book is now in Bengali, translated by Suhreed Sarkar.