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An Introduction To The Nature Of Things
By Cassius Amicus
Price: Free! Words: 103,420. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
This ebook is devoted to the epic poem composed in 50 BC by Titus Lucretius Carus, entitled in Latin "De Rerum Natura." This poem is devoted to explaining how to live a happy life through Epicurean philosophy. The primary feature of this ebook is the complete nineteenth century translation by H.A.J. Munro, one of the foremost classical scholars of his time.
Ahimsa (Non-Violence): In View of Indian Sages
By Shri Paramhans Swami Adgadanandji Ashram Trust
Price: Free! Words: 21,480. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Ahimsa is a complicated question. It is a Yogic word, the word which points out to the inner spiritual Sadhana, but later on people linked it with the violence of living beings of the external world.
The Same Span of Time - The Major Works of Thomas Cooper M.D.
By Cassius Amicus
Price: Free! Words: 56,090. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The major works on philosophy and religion by Thomas Cooper, M.D., personal friend of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, and second president of the University of South Carolina.
Mammon I: Demise of Critical Thinking in the Age of The Secret
By Newton Fortuin
Price: Free! Words: 41,780. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
This installment argues that "The Secret" is emblematic of the greater social milieu we are finding ourselves in at this time. For this reason I isolated it as a particularly good example of how similar frauds are conveyed. It shows how easily we may unknowingly give away our power to quacks and con-men. That's if we fail to think critically, instead to abandon our sanity to reckless delusion.
Unveiling the Secrets of Magic and Magicians
By Mohammad Amin Sheikho
Price: Free! Words: 122,500. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by amin-sheikho.com. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
How terrible are the words that issued from the mouths of those deceivers from amongst the jews, who used false statements to insert intrigue into the books of Islam. Their words about the possible use of magic to bewitch the most honorable one of all creation, Mohammad (cpth), are nothing more than mere lies.
Wagging My Redshift Tail - A Philosophy of Madness
By Nepomuk Onderdonk
Price: Free! Words: 91,640. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychopathology / schizophrenia
It's work of philosophy and literature; the book "Writing and Madness" suggested that, after madness was set free from the insane asylums in the 60's, it's new home is literature, where it cannot talk directly to us, but instead intimates itself to us through the mysterious altars of the odd lives we read about and try to piece together.I have given my madness a home in "Wagging My Redshift Tail".
Polythrýleta. Sistemas explicativos y mutación conceptual en el pensamiento griego.
By Editorial Rhesis
Price: Free! Words: 92,090. Language: Spanish. Published: October 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Linguistics
Los orígenes de la tradición occidental pertenecen a la categoría de “polythrýleta”cosas muy discutidas. La experiencia griega está transida de una mutación conceptual de surgimiento paulatino y recreación vertiginosa.
The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans (Volume 7)
By David Bruce
Series: The Kindest People: Heroes and Good Samaritans, Book 7. Price: Free! Words: 70,570. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
This book contains 250 stories of Good Samaritans and Heroes. A Sample: Good deeds tend to be practical and pragmatic rather than elegant. In 1977, poet Deena Metzger fell on an icy street in New York City. A black man saw her and ordered two young males who happened to be walking nearby, “Pick that woman up!”
On Three Legs We Stand: Epicurus and The Dialogues of Jackson Barwis
By Cassius Amicus
Price: Free! Words: 41,490. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The Dialogues of Jackson Barwis on Liberty and on Innate Principles, with an Introduction comparing these views to those of Epicurus. Jackson Barwis, a contemporary of Thomas Jefferson, explains how the inalienable rights of men are grounded in innate principles provided to men by Nature, and contrasts this view with the "blank slate" view of John Locke.
Fiction Gutted: The Establishment and the Novel
By Tony Christini
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
As Gideon Lewis-Kraus notes, writing in the Los Angeles Times, James Wood is a writer who matters. People read him, people of the educated, monied, controlling part of the populace. That's why it's important that what James Wood writes does not matter – in central ways. Nowhere is this more on display than in How Fiction Works, the star critic's most recent book.
Il Silenzio della Metafisica (The Silence of Metaphysics)
By Sergio Caldarella
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,870. Language: Italian. Published: March 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
A philosophical study. Analysis of the philosophical categories of “form” and “event” as opposite principles between Greek and Eastern world. Metaphysics in modern science.
Africa un-slaved Volume I: The Chains of Modern-day African Slavery and The Steps to Our Liberation
By TeekayAkin Adeseye
Price: Free! Words: 52,480. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Africa un-slaved; Volume I: The Chains of Modern-Day African Slavery and the Steps to our Liberation. A compilation of sixty related articles written by myself This volume will take you through [in no specific format] the journey of who and what we really are, how we got here, what we have been doing wrong, how we have become a part of the problem and what must be done to break free.
Las mariposas vuelan libres: Un acercamiento innovador y radical a la evolución espiritual
By Stephen Davis
Series: Butterflies. Price: Free! Words: 121,490. Language: Spanish. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Cuando Nicolás Copérnico descubrió que la Tierra no era el centro del Universo, todo cambió. Cuando Frederick Miescher descubrió el ADN, todo cambió otra vez. Cuando los físicos cuánticos han descubierto que nuestro universo físico no es real, que es un holograma, todo…¡espera!, nada ha cambiado. Ahora “Las mariposas vuelan libres” ofrece un acceso nuevo y radical a la evolución espiritual.
God
By Nils Horn
Price: Free! Words: 56,990. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
What is God? Existence of God. What is Enlightenment? God and Enlightenment. God and Quantum Physics. Afterlife. Paradise. Reincarnation and Christianity. Yoga and Christianity. Religious Toleration. Discussion about God. Angel oracle.
The Ethical Technologist
By David Tuffley
Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
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The Ethical Technologist is an exploration of what it is to be a change agent during this most dynamic period of human history. Ethical conduct in technology development comes down to a simple, two-part proposition; people must be told what the consequences of using a technology will be and give their informed consent, and secondly, that they must not be harmed by using it.
Why: An Agnostic Perspective on the Meaning of Life
By Travis Haan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A logical attempt to analysis of the meaning of life. It comes to the conclusion that even if we can never know the true meaning of life we still have to use logic to deduce what to do with our lives. The most logical thing we can do with our lives is to grow to our full potential as sentient beings.
На Крыльях Надежды: Проза
By Prokhor Ozornin
Price: Free! Words: 81,070. Language: Russian. Published: October 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Сборник вдохновляющих и философских рассказов о жизненных испытаниях, любви, надежде, вере, и несломимости человеческого духа. Пусть эта книга поможет вам найти добрый ответ на вопрос о человеческой природе, его сильных и слабых сторонах, его происхождении и силе духа, и смысле его жизни.
Selected thoughts on human development
By Vladimir Poklad
Price: Free! Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This book examines the proverbial meaning of life, which I take to mean developing individual self-awareness and self-sufficiency. It also addresses the role of temptation in the process of this development. The book also analyzes the five main conditions of the human mind (slave, Servant, Master, Warrior, Priest) and behavior typical of people in these conditions as they go through life
Учение Джуал Кхула - Основные оккультные законы и понятия
By Tatiana Danina
Series: Учение Джуал Кхула - Эзотерическое Естествознание, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 57,220. Language: Russian. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Учение гималайского адепта, Джуал Кхула. Синтез Вневременной Мудрости и научного наследия человечества. Рассмотрение основных религиозно-философских понятий и концепций с точки зрения науки.
A Place To Grow
By Jean-Nichol Dufour
Price: Free! Words: 145,600. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
Important revision 2014 coming in October. This is part 9 of a 10 books suite. This one is about how to birth the life reality. I will explore different possibilities for that, I will put the emphasis to do it peacefully, but knowing the current democracy capitalism system believes itself as the only and best way of the universe, I’ll have to explore total war and destruction scenarios too.