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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.
The Ancient Science of Death and Rebirth by Anonymous
Price: Free! Words: 88,420. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Presenting an ancient teaching passed down from teacher to student for thousands of years, the author provides the science and scriptural evidence regarding death and what awaits us after death. PLEASE DO NOT POST A REVIEW.
Common or Garden Dharma. Essays on Contemporary Buddhism, Volume 1 by Michel Clasquin-Johnson
Series: Common or Garden Dharma. Essays on Contemporary Buddhism. Price: Free! Words: 43,670. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
A number of shorter works that I have written over the years for which I never signed off the electronic rights - mostly because they didn't exist then! Some started out as academic articles and have been rewritten to appeal to a broader audience. Others were written in a popular style, but were tucked away in newsletters that were not archived or on defunct web sites.
My Country Is Called Earth by Lawrence John Brown
Price: Free! Words: 29,910. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
A man worried about the world he would be leaving to his children falls asleep in 1992 and wakes up in 2076. Fearing the worst, he asks the people he meets how the major problems of 1992 were resolved. Two weeks later, he returns to his time with the answers. This book, first published in 1994 but still relevant today, is not an apocalyptic nightmare, but a look at a possible healthy future earth.
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.
Marx and Heidegger by Gerry Stahl
Price: Free! Words: 68,240. Language: English. Published: September 24, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
A philosophy dissertation combining the strong points of Marx' and Heidegger's approaches to correct the problems that their theories have encountered.
"...and Gulliver Returns" Book 4 A Look at Human Values by Total Health Publications
Price: Free! Words: 183,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
Commander Gulliver meets with Professor Wang from Kino University where they discuss the foundations of our value thinking. Our non-provable basic assumptions as well as the sources of evidence that we might use in making our value opinions. They discuss the pros and cons of many value questions, including: abortion, illegal immigration, euthanasia, gay marriage and others.
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...
Issues in Ethics by Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 49,150. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion and politics
Issues in ethics: the right to life, cloning, abortion, animal rights and other controversial topics.
Was heisst Künstliche Intelligenz? by A.L. Poldi
Price: Free! Words: 9,620. Language: German. Published: March 18, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hermeneutics, Essay » Technology
Will the Artificial Intelligence cooperate, will it compete? Is it a mere tool or something completely unlike our modes of thinking? Can it be thought of - at all - in the first place? Why should we even bother to pause our total emotional involvement in this digital rush for even a single moment - to think? Perhaps - in order to be able to steer it... in german language
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.
Migrations, Volume II: Only the Deplorable by Ashim Shanker
Series: Migrations. Price: Free! Words: 161,250. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Was it possible to feel nostalgic about something that had never happened to him, possible for nostalgia to be taken in by the body as a free pathogen to infect the consciousness with stray sentiments? Perhaps, in his dreams, he had traveled back in time, or even drifted into another dimension of space-time and inhabited the body, experiences, and nostalgia of another.
Ante Oculos - Epicurus and the Evidence-Based Life by Cassius Amicus
Price: Free! Words: 139,190. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
An introduction to Epicurus, Philosopher of Happiness and Freedom
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.
Prelude To A Golden Age by Lawrence John Brown
Price: Free! Words: 72,930. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
First published in 2004, Prelude To A Golden Age presents, through a story about an android invasion of earth, a philosophy ideally suited to the challenges of today. This philosophy, developed out of Jane Roberts’ Seth material and Taoism, is based on two revolutionary and liberating ideas: God is in the world, and we create our experiences through our thoughts, beliefs, and expectations.
Lion of Epicurus - Lucian and His Epicurean Passages by Cassius Amicus
Price: Free! Words: 73,680. Language: English. Published: December 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The philosophy of Epicurus is the theme of "Lion of Epicurus, Lucian and his Epicurean Passages." These selections from the Second Century AD illuminate the ideas and attitudes of the early Epicureans and are delightful reading for anyone interested in basic philosophical and religious issues. Lucian's reputation is well known, but not so well known is his Epicurean orientation.
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.