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Iliad ad Nihilum: Psychê, Conscience, Wonder
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You set the price! Words: 224,650. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
Paragon of warrior valor, or, à la Shakespeare, “idol of idiot worshippers”? This study contends that The Iliad, authored by an ironic sixth century Athenian, unfolds a revolutionary critique of the martial aristocracy. Achilles is undone by his own curse of pothê upon the Achaeans, exposed to an experience of thauma, or wonder, at Patroclus’ psychê, in the first glimmerings of conscience.
Progress and Poverty Centenary Edition
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Price: Free! Words: 193,180. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and of Increase of Want With Increase of Wealth...the Remedy Henry George believed that "(t)he people must think because the people alone can act." This classic bestseller in political economy launched a worldwide movement with a unique strategy to abolish privilege and poverty.
het idee van het leven
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Price: Free! Words: 109,340. Language: Dutch. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
een filosofisch roman met een toekomstperspectief van het leven
The Philosophy of Evolution
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Price: Free! Words: 118,330. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
As presented here, The Philosophy of Evolution, is a compendium of lectures presented by Rod Hemsell at the University of Human Unity in Auroville in 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2013. The main thrust of Sri Aurobindo's yoga has always been toward an active participation in the human evolution and this is the defining concept which set Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.
Sri Aurobindo and the Logic of the Infinite
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Price: Free! Words: 105,710. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
About this book, the author, Rod Hemsell says, “Most of these essays were collected in 2003, a few recent ones have been added to this edition in the sections on philosophy and mantra, but obviously the earliest already contain the same basic insights that underlie the more systematic studies that I have done since 2008, after reading Sri Aurobindo for forty years.”
Bhagavad Gita - Pure - A Comprehensive Study without Sectarian Contamination
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Price: Free! Words: 119,910. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu
This book is a comprehensive study of Srimad Bhagavad Gita with each verse translated and explained separately. Meaning of all Sanskrit words is also provided. In this book one can find the essence of Gita explained in simple language - Saurabh.
The Portable Chris Langan
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Price: Free! Words: 311,320. Language: American English. Published: June 26, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Includes over 300,000 words of Langan content.
The European Federalist Papers
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Price: Free! Words: 115,970. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Jakub Jermář. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Taking the American Federalist Papers (1787-1788) as the best benchmark, the authors of The European Federalist Papers present the facts and arguments why the current intergovernmental system of the European Union is no longer adequate and has to be replaced by a European Federation like the United States of America in order to guarantee the Citizens’ and Member States' sovereignty.
Così parlò Zarathustra - Un libro per tutti e nessuno
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 102,320. Language: Italian. Published: May 14, 2014 by Gingko edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Capolavoro letterario del 19° secolo, uno dei più grandi successi nella storia della letteratura filosofica, opera enormemente influente nelle arti e nella filosofia, lettura coinvolgente e mistica di vigorosa intuizione poetica, Così parlò Zarathustra è l’opus magnum di Nietzsche e, benché tra le più complesse, ancora oggi la più venduta e più letta delle sue opere.
Hackyu Won Too Free
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Price: Free! Words: 143,360. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: February 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
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An insidious epical satire upon life and religion: large in scope, brief in presentation, written in swift haiku stanzas.
Golden Rule Libertarianism: A Defense of Freedom in Social, Economic, and Legal Policy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 119,090. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
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.
The Apple of Knowledge: Introducing the Philosophical Scientific Method and Pure Empirical Essential Reasoning
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 172,190. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
This groundbreaking treatise on epistemology challenges the philosophies of Kant, Hume, Plato, Descartes, and Ayn Rand, and disrupts the status quo of convention wisdom on the methods and limits of human knowledge. The book explains why science achieves knowledge, shows that the mind and the brain are identical while presenting a new theory of consciousness, and proves that God does not exist.
Migrations, Volume II: Only the Deplorable
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Series: Migrations. Price: Free! Words: 161,250. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
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.
Las mariposas vuelan libres: Un acercamiento innovador y radical a la evolución espiritual
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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.
Elemental Epicureanism
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Price: Free! Words: 147,720. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
A Guide to the Ancient Philosophy of Independent Thinking And Personal Happiness, Based on the Texts of Its Founder and Leading Proponents. Prepared from the ancient texts of Epicurus, Lucretius, Diogenes of Oinoinda, and others.
Summa Sophialogica, Volume 2
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Series: Summa Sophialogica, I-II. Price: Free! Words: 517,550. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
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 2 of 4.
The Beauty of Truth: Duality
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You set the price! Words: 132,270. Language: English. Published: May 27, 2013. Category: 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?
Sentences
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 132,910. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Thoughts and aphorisms on art and style, psychology and self-knowledge, religion, happiness, self-interest, pride, vices and virtues, politics, thinking, illusion, and the purpose of life. Includes many quotes from a range of writers such as Blake, Dickinson, Yeats, Montaigne, Pascal, Emerson, Nietzsche and Wilde.
Summa Sophialogica, Volume 1
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Series: Summa Sophialogica, I-I. Price: Free! Words: 520,140. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
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.
Beauty and Pleasure and Moderately Energetic Walking in the Lower Southern Alps
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Price: Free! Words: 100,490. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
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