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Tom Irregardless and Me by Tom Harley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 119,570. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity / Jehovah’s Witnesses, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy(5.00 from 9 reviews)
Starting with Prince, a fierce and frolicking defense of Jehovah’s Witnesses. A riotous romp through their way of life. “We have become a theatrical spectacle to the world, and to angels and to men,” the Bible verse says. That being the case, let’s show some theater! Let’s skewer the liars who slander the Christ! Let’s pull down the house on the axis lords! Let the seed-pickers unite!
The Value of Suicide by Eric v.d. Luft
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,550. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism
The main point is to argue that suicide ought not automatically to be seen as an expression of despair, but that some people have non-despondent, creative, altruistic, unselfish, or advantageous reasons for doing themselves in. The ancients knew this. Our culture has lost this insight in the meantime. Luft wants to recover it.
Between the Shadow and the Flame by Geoffrey Lee Hodge
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 281,100. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Spiritual & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Epic in scope, "Between the Shadow and the Flame" is the allegorical retelling of the history of philosophy, religion and science, as seen through the journey of its three main characters. As they investigate the conspiracy behind a catastrophic war, Sophia, Hyle and Newman tackle larger questions about free will, God and the nature of reality itself.
The Apple of Knowledge: Introducing the Philosophical Scientific Method and Pure Empirical Essential Reasoning by Russell Hasan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 172,440. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
This groundbreaking treatise challenges the philosophies of Kant, Hume, Plato, Descartes, and Ayn Rand, and disrupts the status quo of conventional wisdom on the methods and limits of human knowledge. The book describes how to use the scientific method to answer philosophical questions and explains why science achieves knowledge.
Hidden Side of Christian Festivals by Charles W Leadbeater
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 143,870. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2012 by Abp. Wynn Wagner. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Theosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Written by one of the foremost authorities on esoteric Christianity, HIDDEN SIDE takes you on a journey beneath the popular surface meaning of the major events in the church’s year. It was written a few months after World War One, and that still is a strong memory to the author. Archbishop Leadbeater (1854-1934) was the second Presiding Bishop of the Liberal Rite of the church catholic.
Lila's Child: An Inquiry Into Quality by Dan Glover
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,420. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Zen
Lila's Child chronicles the first year of the Lila Squad discussion group... an Internet list devoted to the works of Robert M. Pirsig. This discussion focuses upon his second novel, Lila: An Inquiry into Morals although his first book Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Value is also discussed a great deal.
Fundamentals of Western Philosophy by M. James Ziccardi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,260. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
This work includes detailed examinations of the ideas put forth by such influential thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, George Berkeley, John Locke, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, Arthur Schopenhauer, Bertrand Russell, Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Stuart Mill, and Alexis de Tocqueville.
In Search of the Self: The Riddle of Personal Existence by Donald Oakley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 299,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cognitive Science
In Search of the Self reviews research into the neurological basis of consciousness, the potential of copying one’s personality into a silicon chip or endowing an artificial entity with self-awareness, plus an examination of beliefs about the nature of the self and its destiny after death.
Decoding of the Lao-zi (Dao-De Jing): Numerological Resonance of the Canon's Structure by Alexander Goldstein
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 139,850. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
As a canon, the "Dao-De Jing" is a symbolic work and its symbols transcend its context. When this is properly understood, all 81 sections of it divided into nine divisions and two halves have universal application. Any attempt to translate them with no account taken of the numerological and symbolical systems means to remove them entirely from canonical context and narrow the field of application.
The Essence of Medieval Philosophy by M. James Ziccardi
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,600. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
"The Essence of Medieval Philosophy" takes a comprehensive look at the ideas that define Western Philosophy’s most enduring, though least understood era – the Medieval Period. In addition to offering in-depth examinations of the era’s most renowned philosophers, the book presents detailed reviews of some the era’s greatest works.
Ethical Eating - A Complete Guide to Sustainable Food by Malcolm Coxall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 187,810. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Green living, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Global food is not a nice business. It is controlled by a tiny group of profit grubbing multinationals and it is riddled by safety scandals. Nutritional quality is in free-fall as diet related illnesses become epidemic. Intensive agriculture is steadily destroying the planet. But all is not lost! A new movement of real and ethical food is on the brink of a renaissance. Read on to find out how!
Golden Rule Libertarianism: A Defense of Freedom in Social, Economic, and Legal Policy by Russell Hasan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 118,950. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
This book justifies libertarian politics using the Golden Rule of ethics to achieve a provocative new political theory called GOLD. GOLD defends the libertarian position on antiwar, drugs, prostitution, civil liberties, abortion rights, and gay marriage, GOLD explains why free market capitalism is necessary for freedom, and GOLD proves that capitalism helps the poor and racial minorities.
Living the Vision of Oneness: Exploring Realities and Growing as an Individual by Neema Majmudar & Surya Tahora
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 107,870. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2014 by Discover Vedanta Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
A profound and practical book to understand what oneness is and how we can initiate changes, re-orient and transform ourselves based on this understanding. Numerous real-life case studies are utilized to help us incorporate the vision of oneness, bring wisdom, meaning and purpose in our daily life.
Understanding Thomas Sowell by Richard Patterson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,770. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
An examination of the underlying assumptions in Sowell's libertarian analysis of society with a view to pinpointing exactly where liberals are most likely to part company with him. Starting with Sowell’s view of the role of intellectuals in our society, Patterson digs down into the conceptions of knowledge and reason underlying Sowell’s ideas about social processes, justice, and morality.
Beauty and Pleasure and Moderately Energetic Walking in the Lower Southern Alps by Alan Hutchinson
Price: Free! Words: 101,110. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Senses of beauty and especially pleasure drive us in all we do. Here are presented two different kinds, Alpine walking and some simple science. The last two chapters suggest what these emotions may be, how they arose and vary, and how they guide our good and bad decisions. There are 88 pictures, 514 references and 172 anecdotes. There is a web browser version: http://mewila.co.uk/html/mewila.htm
W a n t. by Karl L. Larsen
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 122,660. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
W a n t. is a motivational self-help / biography geared for young adults, designed to inspire them to blaze their own paths in a difficult and challenging world.
The Odyssey of Enlightenment: Rare Interviews with Enlightened Teachers of Our Time by Berthold Madhukar Thompson
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.
The Beauty of Truth: Duality by Alwyn
You set the price! Words: 132,270. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Science and Religion mix within us in an uneasy fashion. Faith in a Religion or a useful Science. We develop a truce between what we believe and what we know works. Duality is intended to show these opposing views are right, and wrong. From a belief in one Reality, and using Time as the lever, allows the most important question to be answered- how does it all work together?
Searching For Prometheus--Discovering the Soul of American Medicine in the Philosophies of Traditional China by John F. Goleas, MD
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.
Hackyu Won Too Free by Denis Howarth
Price: Free! Words: 143,360. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy(5.00 from 1 review)
An insidious epical satire upon life and religion: large in scope, brief in presentation, written in swift haiku stanzas.