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Semiosis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,850. Language: Spanish. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern
La semiósis constituye el proceso de funcionamiento de los signos para transmitir un significado. Semiósis y proceso semiótico son equivalentes para algunos autores. En toda semiósis descansan cuatro elementos principales: el signo o representante gráfico; el significado: la idea, el concepto; el intérprete: es el que lee y la interpretación.
History of Philosophy. G.W.F. Hegel. His Life, Works and Thought.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,620. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern
This e-book describes in an articulated way the structure in becoming of the thought of G.F.W. Hegel (1870-1831), an idealist German thinker. This work analyzes his thought from its first phase, animated by Jacobin and revolutionary ideals, to its conclusions, when the Hegelian thought seemed to accompany itself well to the Restoration put forward by the Congress of Vienna (1815).
Epistemología Kantiana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern
Renato Descartes y David Hume habían iniciado una crítica del conocimiento humano y habían colocado la teoría del conocimiento antes de las investigaciones de orden metafísico. Lo que ellos buscaban era el origen de nuestras ideas. Para Descartes y los racionalistas las ideas eran innatas. Para Hume y los empiristas las ideas eran adquiridas.
Political Philosophy: A Practical Guide to the Select Works of John Stuart Mill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Utilitarianism
John Stuart Mill is widely regarded as one of the most influential philosophers of the 19th-century. In this book, M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages and principal ideas which are put forward in four of Mill’s most influential works: "On Liberty", "Considerations on Representative Government", "Utilitarianism", and "The Subjection of Women".
Fundamental Descartes: A Practical Guide to the Method and Meditations
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In "Fundamental Descartes: A Practical Guide to the Method and Meditations", M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages of Rene Descartes’ two most influential works, "Discourse on the Method" and "Meditations on First Philosophy". Combined with explanations from the author, this book examines in an easy to follow format Descartes’ most important contributions to Western Philosophy.
Filosofía de San Agustín
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,480. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern
San Agustín de Hipona sostiene que “la mala voluntad es la causa de todos los males”, pero ésta voluntad, a su vez, no tiene causa anterior, es decir, no hay algo detrás, pues si así fuera, abre la posibilidad de buscar una causa tras otra, lo que es imposible, como ya lo planteaba Aristóteles, con respecto al principio de todas las cosas.
Fundamental Rousseau: A Practical Guide to The Social Contract, Emile, and More
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,940. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern
Portions of this book have been extracted in their entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy", with the exception of the section dealing with "Emile", which is exclusive to this book. It is intended to serve as a primer for students of the political philosophy and especially the more important works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.