Nonfiction » Philosophy

Sub-categories: Contemporary philosophy | Religious philosophy | Metaphysics | Ethics & moral philosophy | New age philosophy | Essays | Mind & Body | Ancient philosophy | Political | Social | Taoist | Asian philosophy | All sub-categories >>
Moral Truths: The Foundation of Ethics
Price: Free! Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
There are moral truths. There are truths about what matters in this world, and therefore also truths about how we should act in it. And we need to realize these truths, as such a realization itself will ignite a fundamental change for the better, both in our thinking, conduct and culture altogether. A fundamental change toward higher moral ground. Or so this book argues.
Reflections on the 2012 Apocalyptic View of the World
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
A reflection on the doomsday prophecy of 21 December 2012.
Where Am I Going?
Price: Free! Words: 11,020. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Questions & answers, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
“Where Am I Going” is about awareness in the human sense, it’s about being aware of our everyday existence here and now. Why we do the things we do, day in and day out? Is what we are doing day to day really profitable, and if so, in what way is it profitable? Does it profit our further meaning here in this life? Or is it all together a waste of our time? Have we considered the God factor?
Summa Sophialogica, Volume 1
Series: Summa Sophialogica, I-I. Price: Free! Words: 520,140. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The Summa Sophialogica is a comprehensive humanist reworking of Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologica. The rhetorical and logical organization of this work is identical to the original, as is its scope--which incorporates an examination of all sentient morality and experience. However, the author has recast the questions posed and the answers given herein to suit a non-theistic audience. Part 1 of 4.
Death to Deathless
Price: Free! Words: 51,210. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern mysticism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu
This book is about spiritual enlightenment and can be helpful to most of the people who want to reach to any conclusion through logic.
Some Reflections on Ethics
Price: Free! Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
"The aim of a rational ethics should be to maximize freedom and avenues of happiness and to minimize avoidable suffering." In this highly thought provoking and stimulating book, the author, Dr. Ramendra, has briefly and critically discussed the ethical ideas of G. E. Moore, Bertrand Russell, Lokayat, Buddha, Epicurus and John Stuart Mill before expounding his own ideas in a logical manner.
Tragedy and Comedy
Price: Free! Words: 840. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
'Tragedy and Comedy' is a philosophical article which treats the reasons of human tears and mainly the human ability to laugh.
Self - A Delusion?
Price: Free! Words: 16,020. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
A stimulating analysis combining cutting edge research and the thinking of modern and ancient philosophers on the elusive topic of "self". Where resides the self? and a host of other questions have baffled man over the past millennia. The writer is realistic enough not to even suggest the possibility of solving all the mysteries. But has presented all components together to get you intrigued.
Creative Theory, Radical Example: Criticisms and Essays for Culture in the Digital Paradigm
Price: Free! Words: 53,650. Language: British English. Published: April 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy, Essay » Technology
This book offers dizzying and breakneck theories on subjects including digital identity, transhumanism, and blue-chip art celebrities. The introductions outline Koolhaas’s regrounding methodology, poetics, call for Theory Celebrities, and politics of infolution, along with comprehensive interpretations that allow students to choose material without feeling pressured to grasp everything at once.
26 Scruples for a Fulfilled Life
Price: Free! Words: 11,210. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Be it a householder, renounced saint, monarch or a monk, all must invariably reach the same supreme perfection of life. Human life is not for God, but it is God who is for human life. We live for ourselves, so as to say for our own beneficence first; and God is merely one of the ways we can live; perhaps the best one. Read here twenty six scriptural principles which never fail making life 'best'.
The Zen of Times
Price: Free! Words: 11,010. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
(5.00 from 1 review)
First and foremost, I would just like to clearly state that fat is not ugly, as most people would preferably perceive. I do want to state, that fat is unhealthy and can cause a multitude of health related problems that are proportionally related to your diet.
The Concept Of Hijab
Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Essay » Sociology
This is a short eBook that explains the concept of hijab in Islam and its significance to Muslims. The purpose of this book is to clear out any misconception that non-Muslims have about the hijab.
Mere Literature: An Artist's Statement
Price: Free! Words: 9,690. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Language
Writing is more than a way of life. It's a way of living. It's more than what you do. It's who you are. This isn't your job or even your passion. It's just you. This book is about you. I don't want you to think I wrote it, because I didn't. I want you to believe that you wrote it, because in your heart you did, without even realizing it.
Clear Words: Aphorisms
Price: Free! Words: 7,810. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
This book is a collection of aphorisms and short sentences - mainly philosophic, sometimes humorous, at times intriguing, and even rhymed ones can be found in the depths. They all serve one ultimate purpose - to make you see more than what is shown on your TV, help you think deeper than a common playboy, aid you to become kinder in heart and deeds and wiser in life.
Концепція обране
Series: Концепція (The Conception) Ukrainian edition, Book 12. Price: Free! Words: 24,030. Language: Ukrainian. Published: March 21, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Reincarnation, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
В цю книгу увійшли обрані глави з 11 книг серії КОНЦЕПЦІЯ, які будуть цікаві широкому колу читачів без вікових та інших обмежень. Віра, релігія, філософія – ось те, про що я пропоную поговорити в ході нашого спокійного і ненав'язливого спілкування. Зі свого боку обіцяю зробити цю розмову простою, цікавою та захоплюючою. А головне – максимально інформативною.
A Philosophical Approach to Anasthesia
Price: Free! Words: 25,820. Language: British English. Published: December 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
Anaesthetist, you know what anaesthesia is? “YES” - You know too much. Read this book and see how little you knew. “NO, and I don't care”- A general problem, further analyzed here in order to explain how anaesthetists lost touch with their basic concepts. “NO, but I am interested” - A book for those who are not seeking simple answers to complex questions. This book is opening for neglected topics
Truth is my Compass, & Wisdom my Helm
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Idealism, Essay » Political
I swing from rain droplets like monkey bars. Poetry is my footing; please, come walk with me. I ski through globalization and neocolonialism. I often make huts near dehumanization and indoctrination. I totally plunge into a transdimensional mountain view of the three-dimensional reality (mostly, @ truths89.com). And with it all, I savor love and truth like the star constellation of Sirius.
Willing the Will That Wills?
Price: Free! Words: 20. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
Free. Color Illustrated. Is the will free, not depending on anything, or fixed, depending on something, such as who one has become? This is not to say that the will is not dynamic, one fixed state being able to progress to another fixed state, via learning.
Universe: An Equation!
Price: Free! Words: 1,570. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
'Universe:An Equation' is a philosophical article in which I tried to treat the concept of 'Justice' by the help of scientific explanations.
Buddhism#now: Big Questions. Inner Peace. LOL
Price: Free! Words: 106,410. Language: British English. Published: June 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist, Nonfiction » Psychology » Cognitive psychology
Monkfish and DVD are friends. Well, sort of. Monkfish reckons he knows a thing or two, if only DVD would let him get a word in and stop being difficult. He wants to blend modern science with the essence of Buddhism. DVD just wants a quick reply. Can the two quarrel their way to dealing with the Big Questions of life, the universe and Buddhism? What is 'inner peace' anyway? And can you still party?