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Golden Age Essays
By Edward E. Rochon
You set the price! Words: 56,930. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
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. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
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: 123,500. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: 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.
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. Category: 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. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » 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As a painfully outdated institution the school is accused of many things.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.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism
The second volume of the epitome of Eric v.d. Luft's short works.
Mišelis Montenis "Esė"
By Ingrida Bakutyte
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,180. Language: Lithuanian. Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Šiame leidinyje rasite Mišelio de Montenio "Esė" skyrius nuo I iki XXIV. Pirmasis „Esė“ rinkinukas lietuvių kalba pasirodė 1983 m. (vertėja D. Droblytė). Pernelyg bijota cenzūros, todėl buvo vykdoma griežta tekstų atranka. Nemaža “Esė” dalis vis dar lieka neišversta. Reikia tikėti, kad ateityje visą Montenio kūrinį galėsime skaityti gimtąja kalba.
'n Korter Weergawe Van 'n Langer Boek
By Brand Smit
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 60,420. Language: Afrikaans. Published: January 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
"Die storie tot dusver: Ek is gebore, toe trek ons, toe gaan ek skool toe; toe trek ons weer, en weer, en nog 'n paar keer; toe gaan ek universiteit toe, toe gaan ek na 'n ander universiteit toe; toe gaan ek Korea toe, toe gaan ek terug Suid-Afrika toe, en toe kom ek Taiwan toe. Toe skryf ek nog 'n paar honderd bladsye in toevoeging tot 'n paar honderd bladsye wat ek in vorige jare [...]
A Shorter Version Of A Longer Book
By Brand Smit
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 59,520. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
"The story so far: I was born, we moved, then I went to school; then we moved again, and again, and a few more times; then I went to university, then to another university; then I went to Korea, then I went back to South Africa, and then I came to Taiwan. Then I wrote another few hundred pages to add to a few hundred pages I had written in previous years about why I do what I do. [...]"
Nine Thinkers
By Hercules Bantas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
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.
Hello My Sin Is: & Other Taboos Writer's Shouldn't Discuss
By Christopher Bernard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,380. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
On the verge of social isolation, a once-conceited starving artist is confronted with his shadow-self and, as he chronicles the gritty journey into his soul through a collection of personal essays, he begins to examine his sins. Discovering his truths, he finds the courage to adapt to change and in the process stops his pride from consuming him, and ruining not just his work but also his life.
The Universe of Interactions
By John A. Economides
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 88,220. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
“The Universe of Interactions” is a unique work, cutting across academic disciplines to achieve a truly global World View, with an optimistic conclusion about the course of human progress. Its ideas, integrating philosophy and science, offer both ethical and practical guidance for young students and policy makers alike.
Takers Economy : An Inquiry into Illegal File Sharing
By Christopher Stewart
Price: Free! Words: 48,060. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
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Takers Economy proposes an alternative look at illegal file sharing in light of the role of art in society, and in the context of the oneness of all beings and things.
Notes Towards a New Age
By Ed Ramsey
Series: Ed Ramsey's Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 212,180. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Ed Ramsey is a blue collar philosopher who has been living, working and writing, and developing his personal philosophy for 37 years. He refers to his philosophical approach as Mavellonialism, the art and science of sophisticated self-development, whereby the individual cultivates his or her beliefs. This philosophy is amenable to the needs of every individual, man or woman, rich or poor.
Descartes' Devil: Three Meditations
By Durs Grünbein
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,680. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Essay » Literature
"Descartes’ Devil" is a moving and beautifully constructed book that opens our eyes to the fantasy, humor, and imagination of Descartes. Grünbein’s thought-provoking reflections on the poetry and modernity of the philosopher — this man "chosen to set the course for all of us" — are heightened and made whole by his own playful poems, which conclude each meditation.
A Romance with Ideas
By Myrvin Ellestad
Price: $8.97 USD. Words: 29,740. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Can we convince our youth that appreciation of the ideas that came from the past, combined with the innovations of the present, will reveal a new reality? That new concepts will make life better for us all? Although we have learned a lot from studying history, I feel that our ideas today lead to our understanding of each other and are changing the way we live.