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Consciousness and the Limits of Reason
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 193,560. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Consciousness. So rich, so complex, so much our world, so difficult to explain. The “Problem of Mind” is considered from the perspective of both interactive dualism (as championed by Descartes) and contemporary materialism. Additionally, two alternative avenues to the explanation of consciousness, namely, quantum mechanics and general systems theory, are discussed in some detail.
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Faisal 02
Price: Free! Words: 114,670. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth by Faisal 02
The Way We Think: Step Reasoning and Stage Reasoning
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 211,280. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Rationalism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Realism
Many advances in knowledge have met with unrelenting opposition and deteriorating human relationships. Many of these advances stem from inductive stage reasoning, but the adverse reactions stem entirely from step reasoning. All attempts to overcome this impasse have failed because two requirements have never been met. These requirements and the way forward are dealt with in detail.
Witness to a Temple The Hare Krishna Movement in Auckland 1972-2004
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 104,230. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
”Witness to a Temple”, by Madri Hardwick-Smith, is a history of the International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) in Auckland, New Zealand. This is an ideal book for families, friends and students, demonstrating the lifestyle, ideals and philosophy of Hare Krishna devotees, and describing the building of a glorious temple for the Deities, Sri Sri Radha Giridhari.
The Essential of the Teaching of Nichiren Daishōnin
You set the price! Words: 169,980. Language: English. Published: August 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
“The essential of Nichiren’s teaching is Nam Myōhō Renge Kyō. That single phrase is complete in itself and all-encompassing. And yet the profundity of Nam Myōhō Renge Kyō is fathomless. The aim of this book is to make these writings of Nichiren Daishōnin and the essential of his teaching more accessible and understandable to worldwide readers of modern English.” Martin Bradley
The Essential of the Teaching of Nichiren Daishōnin
You set the price! Words: 172,630. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
“The essential of Nichiren’s teaching is Nam Myōhō Renge Kyō. That single phrase is complete in itself and all-encompassing. And yet the profundity of Nam Myōhō Renge Kyō is fathomless. The aim of this book is to make these writings of Nichiren Daishōnin and the essential of his teaching more accessible and understandable to worldwide readers of modern English.” Martin Bradley
Grand Rounds: Healing Wisdom for a Complex World
Price: Free! Words: 116,830. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Join the Good Doctor on a holistic journey starting with our species’ earliest healing expressions, then on through the ages to the emerging Science of Complexity; connecting the dots in between as we go. Grand Rounds is a healing balm to our collective individual, cultural, ecological, and evolutionary ails. Come and enjoy the magical & mirth-filled medicine that Dr. Sutherland has prescribed.
Dissipando a Névoa
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 190,670. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Uma Abordagem Crítica da Religião, do Misticismo e da Pseudociência.
Life Before Death: A Spiritual Journey of Mind and Body
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 110,260. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
Lawrence Meredith writes with one question in mind: what constitutes life before death? The Hindus teach that there is life before life. So do the Mormons and the primal scream therapists. The Muslims teach that there is life after death, and so does just about anybody who's willing to be called religious. Meredith argues that these views are "felonius". We have the responsibility to live life
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?
The Ramayan of Valmiki
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 605,720. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2015 by Sai ePublications & Sai Shop. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Praise to Válmíki,bird of charming song, Who mounts on Poesy's sublimest spray, And sweetly sings with accent clear and strong Ráma, aye Ráma, in his deathless lay. Where breathes the man can listen to the strain That flows in music from Válmíki's tongue, Nor feel his feet the path of bliss attain When Ráma's glory by the saint is sung!
Iliad ad Nihilum: Psychê, Conscience, Wonder
You set the price! Words: 224,120. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
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
Price: Free! Words: 193,180. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: 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.
Our Society, Our Planet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil, Essay » Sociology
This book explores deep concerns about the future of our societies on this 'our' planet. It is about the injustices and, in some cases, the criminal behaviour of small groups of people who have the power and economic might to influence governments and other institutions to leave legal possibilities open for them to behave and do the things their way with hardly any restrictions.
The Dharma Flower Sutra Seen through the Oral Transmission of Nichiren
You set the price! Words: 348,350. Language: British English. Published: February 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
The purpose of this project is to encourage readers who seek individuation, and for those who are already familiar with the teachings of Nichiren to embrace the implication of opening up one’s inherent Buddha nature with our persons just as they are. This is a serious examination of the Buddha enlightenment of Nichiren, who saw in the Dharma Flower Sutra the real meaning of the whole of life.
The Philosophy of Evolution
Price: Free! Words: 118,330. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
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
Price: Free! Words: 105,710. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
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
Price: Free! Words: 120,430. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: 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.
Two Timeless Theories
Price: Free! Words: 145,630. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Humans in the world today behave from a defensive angle. To make sure they won't get hurt or get less good things in life. Humans have to man up against each other and this is caused by hierarchical society where dominant ones gain more than their fair share. To end living a defensive life humans have to be equals with all humans. This will allow humans to express themselves with respect and love.
Осмысление процессов
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 165,090. Language: Russian. Published: September 1, 2014 by T/O "Neformat". Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Человек, как и мир окружающей нас природы — разумен! И в отличие от мира дикой природы, человек не просто разумен, он умственный и мыслительный вид! И умственность свою человеку необходимо употребить для того, чтобы осмыслить мир окружающей его гармонии. Только тогда человек будет жить наполненной и счастливой жизнью.