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The Way of the Heathen: Practicing Atheism in Everyday Life
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 78,380. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
So you're an atheist. Now what? The way we deal with life -- with love and sex, pleasure and death, reality and making stuff up -- can change dramatically when we stop believing in gods, souls, and afterlives. When we leave religion -- or if we never had it in the first place -- where do we go?
Study Guide: Hero with a Thousand Faces (A BookCaps Study Guide)
Series: Study Guides, Book 70. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,850. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
The perfect companion to Joseph Campbell’s "Hero with a Thousand Faces," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
Death: An Exploration: Learning to Embrace Life's Most Feared Mystery
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,840. Language: American English. Published: December 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
In this award-winning book, the reader will discover insights about coping with life's most feared mystery. It will help anyone interested in learning more about death, coping with a loss, approaching death, or explaining death to a child. It is an exploratory journey that includes multiple viewpoints, including Steve Jobs’s embrace of his death and more from visionaries like Joseph Campbell.
Nine Thinkers
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,590. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
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.
Personal Identity: Unity of Mind and Sameness Over Time
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
In this paper, I will investigate two problems that pertain to personal identity: first, I will discuss the unity of consciousness, which relates importantly to what consciousness most basically is, and second, I will discuss what accounts for the sameness of a particular personal identity over time.

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