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Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,170. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book is an assemblage of some of the most insightful and enlightening ideas which have been extracted from the writings of four of the most influential figures in the philosophy of Stoicism: Seneca, Musonius Rufus, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius.
Le droit à la paresse
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,460. Language: French. Published: May 17, 2011 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Animé d’un esprit d’une liberté étonnante, Lafargue a su trouver le ton juste pour dénoncer une aliénation du travail plus métaphysique que sociale.
The Lost Society: The Prison Memoirs of Tyreese Malloy
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 66,020. Language: English. Published: November 5, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist
Over the course of 22 months in state prison and county jail, King Thai documented his experience in journal entries, philosophical essays, and poems. He offers an intimate look into the mind of a prisoner, the horrendous conditions of modern day chattel slavery (aka the Prison Industrial Complex),religion, and Hip Hop culture.
Searching For Prometheus--Discovering the Soul of American Medicine in the Philosophies of Traditional China
Price: Free! Words: 189,360. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The U.S. has the most advanced healthcare system in the world, yet Americans seem to be less healthy than ever before. We need new tools to enhance our diagnostic and treatment capabilities and promote better health. Integrating aspects of alternative medical therapies like Traditional Chinese Medicine with our own could be the answer, and it can be done without compromising our science.
Meet Me on the Other Side
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
The earth, human society, and our spirits are demanding change. Meet Me on the Other Side is about the world on the other side of that change. In quick, clear prose, the book shines a brilliant light on specific elements of contemporary life and shows how a change of focus could help to create a world after the change that serves each of us better and moves us closer to the promise of humanity.
Fundamental Alexis de Tocqueville: A Practical Guide to Democracy in America
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
This book is one of a series that have been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy." It is intended to serve as a primer for students of political philosophy and especially Tocqueville’s masterpiece, "Democracy in America".
Orwell Danes: Political Blogger
Price: Free! Words: 13,050. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
Political Blogger Orwell Danes' most successful blogs from the last two years.
Understanding Sartre: Existentialism is a Humanism
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
In 'Existentialism is a Humanism', Jean-Paul Sartre defended existential philosophy from a wide range of criticisms, including a popular perception that many of its key tenets were overly pessimistic. This essay-length guide explains many of the arguments Sartre presented in the lecture, including key concepts such as abandonment, and existence preceding essence.
'Deconstructing' Pakistan: A Framework of People's History
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,640. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Deconstruction
What happens when a nationalist discourse falls apart? When major events after the creation of a country are explained only in terms of conspiracy because the nationalist discourse would be challenged? Does it mean the entire narrative of creating a country is flawed?
Harness Your Quantum Spirituality And Make It Work For You
Price: Free! Words: 23,780. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
A nuts and bolts description of the nature of reality as it is manifested moment by moment, followed by explicit instructions on how to control the outcome of the next moments by managing the quantum spirituality that each human has, but does not know how to harness.
Work Life Balance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 11,090. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Time Management, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
One of the great tragedies of our time is that we have the tools and technologies available to us to free up our time and open up our lives to learning, creating, relaxing, and building. And yet….we are so attached to being busy that we spend most of our time looking forward, looking backward, and missing those things that are right in front of us.
Lost In The Tao - Reflections on Taoist Living
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 17,100. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist
Calling himself a "quiet revolutionary," William Martin continues to explore the Tao as a practical path for the modern person. His collections of short essay and wisdom poetry maintains the simplicity of Taoist writing while exploring the complexities of modern life and presents a truly revolutionary approach to finding joy and satisfaction in life.
God Does Play Dice with the Universe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,390. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
In the early morning of 12 October 1993, I experienced a sudden enlightenment. At that moment, I felt that my body permeated the whole universe and I was united with it. A clear picture then appeared: a particle is jumping in a random and discontinuous way. It is not inert but active, moving purely by its own "free will". Maybe Einstein was wrong; God does play dice with the universe.
Antropología y Arte en Gilles Deleuze
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,210. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Filósofo francés contemporáneo cuyo pensamiento se inscribió inicialmente en el movimiento estructuralista y en las llamadas filosofías de la muerte del sujeto, aunque su pensamiento, creador e iconoclasta, es inclasificable. De él dijo Michel Foucault que era “el único espíritu filosófico de Francia”, y que el siglo XX sería deleuziano.
The Odyssey of Enlightenment: Rare Interviews with Enlightened Teachers of Our Time
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 105,070. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2014 by CreatiVentures. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
Pathways to Enlightenment -- from Masters of Non-dual Spirituality A chronicle of the author’s burning quest for truth, as he tirelessly questions a total of 12 spiritual teachers, including Osho, U.G. Krishnamurthi, Ramesh S. Balsekar, Papaji, Gangolli, Kiran and Andrew Cohen, amongst others. Contemplative dialogue of an unparalleled quality and depth.
Poems of Death: Time for Eternity
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 16,960. Language: English. Published: May 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
Fifty-seven short pieces about the future of America, & the American Dream. The title refers to a passage in Walt Whitman's "Democratic Vistas", in which he states: "In the future of these States, must arise poets immenser far, and make great poems of death." Not poems as such, these poetic prose pieces explore a dimension of eternity and a new spirituality that is beginning to emerge in America.
Half Full
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 16,430. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Changing the way we think and know ourselves changes our reality.
End of Days: Predictions of the End From Ancient Sources
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,370. Language: English. Published: April 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Considering the challenges humanity faces today, from total environmental destruction to the continuing threat of nuclear annihilation, could we really be facing the end of the world as we have known it this time? And, if we survive, will our future be utopian or dystopian?
Teaching from the Mani Retreat
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 42,450. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2011 by Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
This book is an edited transcript of teachings given by Lama Zopa Rinpoche from December 22 to 26, 2000, as part of the inaugural Mani Retreat at Chenrezig Institute in Queensland, Australia. This title was published by the Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive, a non-profit organization established to make the Buddhist teachings of Lama Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche freely accessible in many ways.
A Baby Boomer's Take on Life
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,800. Language: Australian English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
As a child of the sixties I have seen many changes. This book contains some of my life observations – an “I have learnt...” compilation to stimulate your own memories and opinions.