- African American fiction
- Alternative history
- Children’s books
- Coming of age
- Cultural & ethnic themes
- Fairy tales
- Gay & lesbian fiction
- Graphic novels & comics
- Humor & comedy
- Literary collections
- Mystery & detective
- Plays & Screenplays
- Science fiction
- Themes & motifs
- Thriller & suspense
- Transgressional fiction
- Visionary & metaphysical
- Women's fiction
- Young adult or teen
- Antiques & Collectibles
- Art, Architecture, Photography
- Business & Economics
- Career Guides
- Children's Books
- Comics (nonfictional)
- Computers and Internet
- Cooking, Food, Wine, Spirits
- Education and Study Guides
- Engineering, trades, and technology
- Gay and Lesbian
- General reference
- Health, wellbeing, & medicine
- Home and Garden
- Language Instruction
- Literary criticism
- New Age
- Politics and Current Affairs
- Relationships and Family
- Religion and Spirituality
- Science and Nature
- Sex and Relationships
- Social Science
- Sports & outdoor recreation
- True Crime
Contemporary philosophy | Religious philosophy | Metaphysics | Ethics & moral philosophy | New age philosophy | Mind & Body | Essays | Political | Social | Ancient philosophy | Eastern | Asian philosophy | All sub-categories >>Aesthetics | American philosophy | Ancient philosophy | Asian philosophy | Biography | Buddhist | Contemporary philosophy | Criticism | Eastern | Epistemology | Essays | Ethics & moral philosophy | European philosophy | Free will & determinism | Good & evil | Hermeneutics | Hindu | History & surveys / general | History & Surveys / Medieval | History & Surveys / Modern | History & surveys / renaissance | Language | Linguistics | Logic | Metaphysics | Methodology | Mind & Body | Movements / Analytic | Movements / Critical theory | Movements / Deconstruction | Movements / Empiricism | Movements / existentialism | Movements / General | Movements / Humanism | Movements / Idealism | Movements / Phenomenology | Movements / Post-structuralism | Movements / Pragmatism | Movements / Rationalism | Movements / Realism | Movements / Structuralism | Movements / Utilitarianism | New age philosophy | Political | Religious philosophy | Renaissance philosophy | Social | Taoist | Zen | << Top sub-categories
Seek Wisdom, Practice Kindness by Mark James Wooding
Price: Free! Words: 19,070. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy(5.00 from 1 review)
Seek Wisdom, Practice Kindness is a personal philosophy as well as a theory on the workings of the human mind. Topics dealt with include honesty, knowledge, evolution, impulses, emotions, status, sex, marriage, religion, gods, death, violence, abortion, boundaries, and reflection spaces. The book has evolved over the years, and this latest version is the third edition.
Understanding Kant: Concepts and Intuitions by Hercules Bantas
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Philosophy
This guide examines Kant's theory of knowledge, specifically his arguments for separating human thought into concepts and intuitions.
The Epic of Gilgamesh, the Teachings of Siduri and How Siduri's Ancient Advice Can Help Guide Us to a Happier Life by Peter Dyr
Price: Free! Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General(5.00 from 1 review)
This book contains the complete text for the Epic of Gilgamesh based, as much as possible, on the original Old Babylonian tablets. It also discusses both the teachings of Siduri and how Siduri's ancient advice can help guide us to a happier life.
Atharva Veda, A Brief Outline by Ratan Lal Basu
Series: HINDU PHILOSOPHY, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,670. Language: English. Published: August 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
This booklet incorporates a representative section headlines from the first ten chapters of the available text of Atharva Veda. They are likely to give a fairly good idea about the non-Aryan characteristics of Atharva Veda, an unique ancient Indian text depicting the superstitious cults of the primitive religions.
Of Water, Spirits, and Tequila Sunrise by T. W. King
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration(5.00 from 1 review)
This piece of creative nonfiction details the author's journey through dissolution, the second stage of the alchemical process. Written as a blend of research and personal experience, it is meant both to entertain and enlighten.
Silent Giants: A North American Odyssey by Ron Gruner
Price: Free! Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2008. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Occasionally life presents the opportunity to do something very special. For me that opportunity came in the summer of 1991 when I flew my classic Cessna 195 from St.John's, Newfoundland, to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Our story begins just as the cliffs of the Newfoundland coast slowly emerge from the gray ocean mist...
MENNONITES IN MISSOURI, Volume 1 by Ray Speckman
Price: Free! Words: 2,090. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
The first in a series about the customs, beliefs and lives of Mennonites in Missouri, told by an "Englishman" (non-Mennonite), an impressed admirer.
Sun Tzu's Art of War For The 21st Century by Stanley Bronstein
Price: Free! Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy(5.00 from 1 review)
The Art of War is primarily about (i) understanding of one’s situation; (ii) understanding of extremes; and (iii) taking the knowledge gained from the understanding of the extremes and applying it to your advantage. Stanley Bronstein updates this masterpiece originally written about warfare and applies it to today's modern society.
The Zen Wheel of Life Mantra: A Song of Luminous Wisdom and Love by Tai Sheridan, Ph.D.
Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism(5.00 from 1 review)
Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan 's Wheel of Life Mantra is a poetic expression of the Bhavacakra, an ancient mandala that presents the most significant wisdom teachings of Buddhism. It is used to contemplate the causes and conditions of suffering, and as a guide to non-dual wisdom, loving kindness, compassion, and equanimity.
The Ethical Philosophy of Bertrand Russell by Dr. Ramendra
Price: Free! Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy(2.00 from 1 review)
Based on full length book of the same title. A critical exposition of the ethical philosophy of Bertrand Russell. Traces the development of Russell's ethical ideas from cognitivism (similar to G. E. Moore) to non-cognitivism (similar to A.J.Ayer).Concludes with author, Dr. Ramendra's critical comments on Russell's ethical ideas.(This is the second revised and expanded version of the ebook.)
Principles of Hatha Yoga by Ratan Lal Basu
Series: YOGA and TANTRA, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The book gives a general outline of the Hatha Yoga methods as delineated in the Book “Hatha Yoga Pradipika”, written in Sanskrit by Yogi Svatmarama during the fifteenth century A.D.
Tantra Cult by Ratan Lal Basu
Series: YOGA and TANTRA, Book 5. Price: Free! Words: 2,230. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
There are many misgivings and superstitions around the Tantra Cult. This booklet attempts a scientific analysis and explanation of the Tantra Cult as originated in India and practiced now a days in various forms all over the world.
Inner Strength Defies the Skeptic: A Psychological and Spiritual Guide from Fear to Freedom by Duane Campbell
Price: Free! Words: 9,880. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2009 by Immediex Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
In Inner Strength Defies the Skeptic, author Duane Campbell combines philosophy, psychology, spirituality, and sociology to deliver a powerful message about cultivating and unleashing our inner strength, and challenging and conquering negative, counterproductive, and oppressive ideologies and conditioning perpetuated both in society and within us as individuals.
Who Am I and Why Am I Here? - Free Introduction by Terry Sands
Price: Free! Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2010 by NewWorldPublishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy, Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
This is the free introduction to Dr Terry Sands material on human evolution and the change of consciousness on our planet. We are all now affected by this transition to a new consiousness, and it will move us beyond anything we can presently imagine. For those who are working with this transformation, the road is difficult. For those who are refusing to work with it, the road is near impossible.
The Silver Lining - Moral Deliberations in Films by Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 17,110. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry
Moral deliberations and philosophical dimensions in eight modern films.
Warm Zen Practice: A poetic version of Dogen's Bendowa by Tai Sheridan, Ph.D.
Price: Free! Words: 1,740. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan's Warm Zen is an easy to read poetic interpretation of Dogen's complex philosophical essay 'Bendowa'. Dogen's writing is based on the Buddhist philosophy and experience of 'no-self' and the unconditioned reality of existence-being, also called the 'dharmakaya', the mystical and transcendent body of light.
Eastern and Western Philosophy by Rodney Ohebsion
Price: Free! Words: 8,990. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012 by Immediex Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
The Buddha, Lao Tzu, Confucius, Socrates, Descartes, Hume, Kant, Schopenhauer, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, and Wittgenstein
Richard Dawkins The God Delusion: A Theist Response by Ian McCoy
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics(3.00 from 2 reviews)
In this interesting piece; the author argues that Richard Dawkins has failed in his attempts to put a good rational argument for atheism. The professor uses the rather feeble approach of setting up straw men only to dismantle them with great relish. These repeated mischaracterizations of faith do the atheist camp no favours. All it does is betray a vitriolic personal agenda.