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The Philosophy of Desert Metaphors in Ibrahim al-Koni: The Bleeding of the Stone by Meinrad Calleja
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 53,690. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
In The Philosophy of Desert Metaphors in Ibrahim al-Koni - The Bleeding of the Stone, Meinrad Calleja takes a close look at one of al-Koni’s works – The bleeding of the stone – and attempts to prise out philosophical reflections concealed in the text. In it the desert provides a landscape rich in allusions while metaphors allow readers to engage in creative interpretation.
Una saludable laicidad by Julián Sanz Pascual
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 71,000. Language: Spanish. Published: October 6, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Una laicidad que no rechaza a Dios como valor en sí, sino sólo como instrumento de poder político, lo que lleva a que la religión se recluya en el ámbito de lo privado.
The Domain of Law by James Constant
Series: Philosophy of Law, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: American English. Published: October 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Jurisprudence. Philosophy of Law. Uncertainty of Law and Constitutional Government. This book looks at the domain of law: the laws of Faith, Reason, and Observation; Natural Law; Positivism; Realism; Nomocriticism
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.
¿La vida es de verdad? by Julián Sanz Pascual
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,290. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
Se ha dicho que la filosofía no es otra cosa que preguntas, siendo ésta una de las más angustiosas: ¿La vida es de verdad? La vida, sin embargo, no es más que una abstracción, siendo su única realidad palpable cada una de las vidas que cada uno arrastramos...
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.
Een wereld van verschil - wat is er mis met cultuurrelativisme? by Sjoerd de Jong
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,830. Language: Dutch. Published: May 2, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
In Een wereld van verschil wordt de oorsprong van het cultuurrelativisme en de karikaturen die ervan worden gemaakt in de huidige culturele oorlog rond de islam onderzocht.
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.