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The Double Triangle: Secular Alternatives to Religion by Aleron Zemplin
Price: Free! Words: 9,230. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2013 by Double Triangle Press LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays(4.50 from 2 reviews)
The Double Triangle shows how each of us is a gateway between a vast past and an expansive future. It represents a secular outlook in which original thought is the most sacred act. The underpinning of these ideas are: the unknowablity of ultimate truth, randomness as a builder of structure and a driver of change, and the implications of the Double Triangle for our ideas and for our afterlives.
A Collection of Musings: On Knowledge, Life, Love and Poetry by John Espinoza
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,800. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
As someone who embraced the blog as a joyous platform for free expression, I've put many observations, polemics & essays into the blogosphere, where they are left to age and die of loneliness. I've assembled a collection of my favorites on the heady topics of Knowledge, Life & Love, and even included a few Poetic touches. I hope they will bring the reader as much pleasure as they brought me.
My Private Hell by Mark Trimeloni
Price: Free! Words: 2,120. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Categories: Essay » Author profile, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
I never wanted to be born. The horrifying truth of the life I never wanted. From the harsh revelation of telling my mother. To the diseases that have almost taken my life. A graphic work of non-fiction. Step into my world. If you dare.
Числа. Материя. Вселенная by Poll Karskiy
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 40,330. Language: Russian. Published: August 13, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Книга «Числа Материя Вселенная» была издана в 1993 году, но весьма некачественно. Она не поступила в продажу. Автор её уничтожил! Основные выводы той книги были перенесены в этот - сжатый, краткий вариант книги, которая, я, надеюсь, будет опубликована в ближайшее время. Уж слишком много интересного содержится в книге, и терять странные, но привлекательные гипотезы непозволительно. Зачем мы тогда ж
Peace of Woods by Leola Harlan Crosley
Price: Free! Words: 9,460. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Essay » Author profile
An Anthology of observational essays, Peace of Woods contains some philosophical, humorous, and heart-warming personal experiences from the author's life.
The Deity of Life by Gary Wilson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,390. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
What is the meaning of life? Why does life exist? What is its purpose? Our purpose? Is there a God? Who am I? Who are we? Humanism today stands undisputed and unassailable. It is the dominant religion to which all others have submitted. But it has no answers to the questions posed above, questions the likes of which must be answered by any religion for it to remain sustainable.
Golden Age Essays by Edward E. Rochon
You set the price! Words: 57,250. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
A collection of essays attacking commonly accepted mathematical, scientific and metaphysical notions that are impeding the progress of the human race. In particular the infinite is expunged from mathematics and science, materialism and atheism shown to be irrational, and sages of the past critiqued for totalitarian sentiments. The theories of Newton, Einstein and Aristotle are critiqued.
Sentences by Michael Curran
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 132,910. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Thoughts and aphorisms on art and style, psychology and self-knowledge, religion, happiness, self-interest, pride, vices and virtues, politics, thinking, illusion, and the purpose of life. Includes many quotes from a range of writers such as Blake, Dickinson, Yeats, Montaigne, Pascal, Emerson, Nietzsche and Wilde.
Ass/u/me by Darrel Miller
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
The author wonders what it means when people assume and offers some insights into what assumptions are, why we assume, and why it might be best to not assume at all.
In Defence Of The School. A Public Issue by Jan Masschelein & Maarten Simons
Price: Free! Words: 45,950. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by tstorme. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
As a painfully outdated institution the school is accused of many things. This book advocates the acquittal of the school. This defence of the school starts from an investigation of what makes a school a school and pinpoints why the school has value in and of itself. It reveals the various attempts to rob the school of its scholastic character, that is, to tame the school.
Octopus Balls by Edward E. Rochon
You set the price! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
An essay on human perception. The heart of the matter is how man's point of view (geometric and geometric analogy) influences his perception of the truth. Physical perception, promises, subtleties of acting, the question of otherness, and the metaphysical foundation of our existence are covered. The cover image is deliberately childish. The subject matter is important to everyone, including kids.
I, Observer by Anthony North
Price: Free! Words: 13,530. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
This is my third volume of short essays to make you think. I look for patterns and generalisations; keep things simple - not to offer truths, but to highlight where complication and specialisation might get things wrong. From the nature of God to what is knowledge, I theorise on subjects as varied as politics and psychology. I even attempt an explanation of Adam's Rib.
Ruminations: Selected Philosophical, Historical, and Ideological Papers, Volume 2, Dawns and Departures by Eric v.d. Luft
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,160. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
The second volume of the epitome of Eric v.d. Luft's short works.
Wylde Wisdom by Diana Wylde
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by M-y Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
This book is for anybody and everybody. With simple, and sometimes amusing, anecdotes it illustrates issues that affect us all, helping us to avoid their traps by knowing they are there. It is not a book that claims to change your life, but if you take it to heart, it will change the way you experience life.
Moments Choisis by Yves Conseil
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: French. Published: March 15, 2013 by iSalt Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
An assemblage of thoughts, poetry and philosophy in the language of Victor Hugo. A tasteful description of a French northern village's picturesque images viewed through the eyes of a spiritual and philosophical soul, Yves Conseil.
Moral Demandingness and Supererogatory Beneficence by Michael Brulotte
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Upon weighing various moral theories of beneficence, a spectrum of demandingness emerges from the highly permissive to the extremely taxing. Thus, as moral agents, it is incumbent upon us to determine which theory, if any, yield the correct conclusion about our obligation to aid fellow humans in times both of most egregious suffering or of most marginal inequality.
Personal Identity: Unity of Mind and Sameness Over Time by Michael Brulotte
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.