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Golden Age Essays
You set the price! Words: 57,250. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, 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?
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,290. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, 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...
Wahrhaftiger Glaube
Price: Free! Words: 13,560. Language: German. Published: May 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
17. ueberarb. Ausgabe - Plaedoyer fuer einen kritischen Agnostizismus
Sentences
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
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?
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
Price: Free! Words: 45,950. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by tstorme. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays, 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
You set the price! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, 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
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,160. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism
The second volume of the epitome of Eric v.d. Luft's short works.
21 Moral Essays From Francis Bacon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Literature
The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Bacon Ld. Verulam Viscount St. Albans
Wylde Wisdom
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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: French. Published: March 15, 2013 by iSalt Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, 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"
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 43,180. Language: Lithuanian. Published: March 13, 2013. Categories: 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?
Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Literature
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
Price: Free! Words: 16,530. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, 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.
A Shorter Version Of A Longer Book
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, 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
You set the price! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Logic, 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.