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Kaleidoscope of Tales: Humor, Romance, Drama, All of the Above
By Mickey Jordan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,650. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
The variety of subjects in “Kaleidoscope of Tales: Humor, Romance, Drama, All of the Above” will entertain all adult readers. The stories are both fiction and non-fiction and should appeal to all ages and both genders. Many of the stories have won awards in literary competitions. Notes follow each story from the author detailing what inspired the story.
Karta: Life-Inspiring Essays On Cognition, Consciousness & Causality
By Santosh Jha
Price: Free! Words: 22,690. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
The essays in this book unravel the Karta (subjective consciousness) from the perspective of the new thinking of 3Cs – Cognition, Consciousness and Causality. The effort is to make you – the Karta, assimilate the core idea as how a holistic, assimilative and integrative perspective of the 3Cs helps you in attaining and enhancing personal excellence and wellness. Makes you meet a new empowered you.
Common Sense For Today's America
By JJ McKeever
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,270. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Common Sense for Today’s America shows practical ways of solving issues Americans face today. It covers government, politics, family life, education, church, God, sports, and other things that make people wonder what happened to the American Dream. It turns complex problems upside down and looks at them with the perspective of real solutions that do not adhere to any one philosophy or bias.
Golden Age Essays II
By Edward E. Rochon
You set the price! Words: 42,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Category: Essay » Literature
A second compilation of essays since the publication of Golden Age Essays last year. My essay: Clitwits & G-spots is omitted as some think it pornographic.
Akarrú
By Eduardo Diaz
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,760. Language: Spanish. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical
Libro misceláneo que contiene una serie de artículos publicados en internet por el autor, habla de mitología, filosofía, curiosidades de la historia y de la sicología humana, además de cine, rock y cómics. Un libro que pretende entretener y enseñar al mismo tiempo.
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). Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
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. Category: Essay » Sociology
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.
Числа. Материя. Вселенная
By Poll Karskiy
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 40,330. Language: Russian. Published: August 13, 2013 by T/O "Neformat". Category: 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
21st Century Philosophy
By J.J. Ward
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,830. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Eight essays on strictly philosophical topics of social and moral relevance. Accessible to the general reader and written by someone with a higher-level qualification in the subject.
The Deity of Life
By Gary Wilson
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,390. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: 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: 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.