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A Mad Trapper's Examination of Reader Response and Reception Theory
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,530. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory, Essay » Literature
In this project I ground my reading of reader-oriented criticism in a particular text, Rudy Wiebe’s The Mad Trapper. Positioning this novel as representative of the contradictory characteristics of all texts--”always already” open to multiple interpretations--I use these multiple readings both to examine and undermine The Mad Trapper and Reader Response/Reception theory.
Historiographic Metafiction
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 87,490. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory
My reading of historiographic metafiction through a series of postmodern texts which work out of and subvert traditional notions of historical writing. I use Linda Hutcheon’s construction of this postmodern genre to investigate the particular literary and historical strategies these texts use and abuse in order to write an alternative history.
Village Cafe A Buffet of Ideas
Price: Free! Words: 39,230. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Our democracies appear healthy but they suffer malignant cancers. As you contend with frustration; open this book and consider wholesome remedies. You might find ways to reduce hyperbolized fat. Each village café offers a buffet of ideas appropriate to every country. If your interest is fairness, debt management, taxation, jobs, justice, welfare, environment or governance; look here.
Cyrenaics Handbook: Handbook of Source Material for Cyrenaic Philosophy
You set the price! Words: 30,490. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This handbook contains the lives, writings, and doctrines of the Cyrenaic school by compiling the primary sources of the material. This handbook is not a summary or analysis of the Cyrenaic school. This handbook provides all of the (open and available) references to the Cyrenaic school within the ancient texts.
The Wild Life and Other Stories
Price: Free! Words: 24,520. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A humorous collection of stories and nonfiction on fly-fishing, rugby and drinking.
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.
They Made Me Say It
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,530. Language: British English. Published: October 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
“They Made Me Say It” is a collection of essays, articles and commentaries discussing political, economical, societal and ethical issues, big and small. The individual pieces have been written over the course of several years. Not every chapter is concerning global issues; some few pieces are comments on local peculiarities only. This is a signed copy.
Essays in Philosophy of Group Cognition
Price: Free! Words: 61,240. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
A collection of essays on foundational issues of group cognition, including the nature of group cognition and preconditions for its effective occurrence. Includes analysis of excerpts from interactions in VMT, showing the development of preconditions for group cognition. Discusses intersubjectivity, shared understanding, joint attention, common ground and being-there-together-in-the-world.
'Unsolvable’ Questions Solved: Unto Everything Explained
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 30,510. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
The deepest questions are taken on and solved, all the way to the ding and sich of The Theory of Everything. The epilog story herein is illustrated in another book, 'Now Here; No Where'.
Кніга пра Нішто
Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 55,090. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2015 by kniharnia.by. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Асноўны кантэкст кнігі – метафізіка адсутнасці; галоўныя героі – Парменід, Лейбніц, Гайдэгер і Сартр; канцавая мэта – абнаяўленне Адсутнага.
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.
Incan Anatomy of the Soul
You set the price! Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Upon entering the age of materialism ―around 5000 years ago― knowledge about the anatomy of the soul became a part of various esoteric traditions. It was therefore kept private among a few initiates. However, this was not the case in the Andes. As this book reveals, the Inca civilisation conveyed such knowledge openly in their myths, legends, architecture, ceremonies, festivals, dances & symbols.
Sun Tzu Chess Master
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 21,050. Language: Australian English. Published: August 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles and brain twisters
The game of chess comes down to making decisions, lots of them, whether you are a beginner or a world champion. The Art of War can be seen as a work that lays out a frame work for making decisions, good decisions, and winning decisions. So the natural relationship is laid bare.
The Truth Seeker's Handbook
You set the price! Words: 59,870. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
When the heart and soul quest and the good mind tempers experience, philosophy is our friend on the spiritual path. Answers are to be found along the way, but they are transient. Rather than expecting conclusions, dive into this handbook to have your thoughts provoked. Add your voice to the conversation. You are not alone on your quest, truth seeker.
The Theory of Everybody
Price: Free! Words: 44,470. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Essay » Sociology
The Theory of Everybody, rather than play upon our fears, explores the positive opportunities presented by super-intelligent machines. In several genres—a play, essays, articles, and science fiction—Robert W. Fuller explores the most daunting challenge we humans will ever face: the advent of robots more intelligent than ourselves.
Spiritual Evolution: From Flint Stones to Civil Tones
Price: Free! Words: 38,250. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
"Spiritual Evolution: From Flint Stones to Civil Tones" is a book of 19 essays that illuminate the role of the spiritual fruit in shaping civilization. Here are some titles from the book; "The Stone Age: An Era of Realization and Knitters," "Self Preservation and the Spiritual Fruit," "Evolution: Are You Left Behind?" and "The Essentials of the Eternal Spirit'"
Toward Improving Canada
Price: Free! Words: 37,190. Language: Canadian English. Published: August 5, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
Imagine making a difference in your village, district, country, or world. This book provides fodder for challenging our assumptions and considering whether governments are doing what we think best. If they aren't, consider embracing the ideas in this book and applying them to the situations where you might have influence. You can make a difference.
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