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Wahrhaftiger Glaube
By Johannes Weg
Price: Free! Words: 13,560. Language: German. Published: May 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
17. ueberarb. Ausgabe - Plaedoyer fuer einen kritischen Agnostizismus
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.
Ass/u/me
By Darrel Miller
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: 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. 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As a painfully outdated institution the school is accused of many things.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.
Octopus Balls
By Edward E. Rochon
You set the price! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
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. Category: 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. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism
The second volume of the epitome of Eric v.d. Luft's short works.
21 Moral Essays From Francis Bacon
By Don Dudu Guzz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Bacon Ld. Verulam Viscount St. Albans
Wylde Wisdom
By Diana Wylde
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: 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.. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
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. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
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.
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.
Essay: Life after Death?
By Don P. Bick
Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
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Death doesn't exist in reality. You will live again and again, gradually developing greater states of awareness with each succeeding life. Death is perhaps one of the greatest disillusions surrounding mankind!
Unified Field Theory: An Essay
By Edward E. Rochon
You set the price! Words: 16,530. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Natural forces explained by pushing forces in nature, excluding innate attraction as an attribute of matter. The science of Newton and Einstein critiqued and dismissed for the most part. Gravity, magnetism and nuclear forces dealt with. New avenues for invention and discovery are discussed. The concept of harmonic transformation opens up scientific wonders and the music of the spheres is expanded.
'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. [...]"
Liar Enigma and Others: An Essay
By Edward E. Rochon
You set the price! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Logic
Breaks down liar paradoxes from the past. Explains other riddles such as the rock too heavy for God to pick up, the irresistible force and immovable object encounter and some anomalies in Christianity. Discusses double blind experimental method inconsistencies. Analyzes the Barber Paradox. Explains how logical and linguistic conventions create paradoxical results. Explains author's purpose.
Honorary Mother’s Day Award
By B. L. Fowler
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013 by booksmango. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Honorary Mother’s Day Award is enveloped with forty-three, poetic expressions that inspire and reassures your mum how much you love her. After all, the gorgeous flower bouquet complimenting this one-of-a-kind gift will never die. This timeless treasure makes this year’s celebration for the Queen of Thailand, worth giving. In honor of Queen Sirikit, who continues capturing the hearts of the Thai pe