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The Adventures of Rudi the Rational Man
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 61,250. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Phenomenology
Rudi, a young donut maker and logician, loses his job. A visit to the unemployment office leads to friendship with an immigrant mute and a visit from the attractive but obviously troubled Rhonda Lingo. Restless and unfulfilled, Rudi leaves his city. Years later he returns and finds work in a small muffin bakery, his only co-worker a possibly homicidal dropout from a PhD program in philosophy.
The Living Art of Ketsugo Jujutsu
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,530. Language: American English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
Sensei Peter Freedman’s light-hearted view of the development of martial arts, past and present, gives us an appreciation for what has been done, and anticipation of what is still to be discovered. Sensei Freedman’s diverse, real-world martial arts experience is shocking and even frightening at times, but he has taken the high road at every opportunity.
The Spirit of a Swordsman
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: American English. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
The Japanese sword arts are so intricately intertwined with daily living and the enterprising mindset in Japan that the revered spirit of the samurai will never die. Even today, in corporations, schools, and daily life, the spirit of the samurai is very much alive.
Oosterse filosofie
Series: Oosterse filosofie, Book 1. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,910. Language: Dutch. Published: February 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
De oosterse filosofie kent een rijke geschiedenis die terug gaat tot zeker 3000 voor Christus. In dit boek wordt ingegaan op de vijf bekendste levensbeschouwingen uit de oosterse filosofie: het hindoeïsme, boeddhisme, confucianisme, taoïsme en zen. De belangrijkste kenmerken komen aan bod en ook wordt stil gestaan bij het doel van elke levensbeschouwing
Ecclesiastes Dispels Illusions
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,730. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Wisdom Literature, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Ecclesiastes is a John-the-Baptist kind of book. It functions less as a meal; more as a bath. It is less nourishment; more cleansing. It is repentance. It is purging. We read Ecclesiastes to get scrubbed clean from illusion and sentiment, from ideas that are idolatrous and feelings that satiate. Qohelet writes an exposé and rejection of expectation that we can live our lives on our own terms.
Eastern Thinking for a Western World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
Join our dialog in which Master Rosenfeld describes his long journey through the world of martial arts and how he came to be the renowned instructor and authority that he is today. Learn how Chen-Style Tai Chi was developed through the use of warfare weaponry such as the Guan Dao, and how it has evolved and continues to change to this day.
Fundamental St. Augustine: A Practical Guide to The Confessions and The City of God
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 37,930. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
The following is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "The Essence of Medieval Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of medieval philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of St. Augustine.
Homo Sapience Joseph II
Price: Free! Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
This book is an attempt to define and explain existence as it actually is - according to our senses and our thoughts. Upon our senses of 'seeing, hearing, feeling and tasting' we could 'relate, apply, reflect and verify' things that are around us. This whole operation could only be undertaken by the specie of 'homo sapience' who asks the 'four fundamental questions......
Medieval Philosophy: A Practical Guide to William of Ockham
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,260. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
The following is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s The Essence of Medieval Philosophy. It is intended to serve as a primer for students of medieval philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of William of Ockham.
Medieval Philosophy: A Practical Guide to Duns Scotus
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,230. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
The following is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "The Essence of Medieval Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of medieval philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of Duns Scotus.
Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Nicomachean Ethics and Politics
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,110. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This book is one in a series that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of the moral and political ideas of Aristotle.
Fundamental Plato: A Practical Guide to the Apology, Crito, Phaedo, and Republic
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,100. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
The following is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of early Greek philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of Plato.
El frio de la medianoche
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 30,980. Language: Spanish. Published: February 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
¿Qué se teje en El Frio de Medianoche? Muchas historias verídicas narradas en forma novelada. La dominación de un hombre por su mujer, la agitada vida de los indios de América Latina, la pobreza del East End londinense, y la herencia genética definiendo quienes somos. Las historias tienen un fondo existencialista y abarcan los grandes temas de la vida y la muerte.
Essay: Life After Death?
Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Death doesn't exist in reality. You will live again and again, gradually developing greater states of awareness with each succeeding life. Death is perhaps one of the greatest disillusions surrounding mankind!
On Individualism and Conformity: Borat, Wall Street and the Problem with Cults
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by White Sun Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This essay embarks on a discussion of the current conceptions of individualism and identity in the United States, and how this gets warped in such a way as to actually reinforce conformity and compliance. Part of The Brain Trust series, by Jules Okapi, a series of philosophical and political essays.
Réflexions pour notre temps
Price: Free! Words: 9,600. Language: Canadian French. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Ce livre est le résultat de mes réflexions sur l'histoire spirituelle de l'Univers et de l'Humanité, du point de vue catholique. Je souhaite que mes propos amènent le lecteur à réfléchir, dans un monde où nous avons perdu nos repères. Si vous lisez quelques pages de ce livre et que vous avez envie de le jeter à la poubelle, … c’est qu’il est fait pour vous.
The Asylum - A Personal View of Organizational Lunacy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,150. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The view of the world I call my own was born out of the American experience. Freedom is the prized attribute in the American experience, a declaration of independent thinking. Feel the experiences that have shaped my world and then think about your own experiences. This book is designed to make each reader think.
L'Interpretazione dei Detti Segreti del Vangelo di Tommaso
You set the price! Words: 16,500. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Jewish
A più di sessant’anni dalla scoperta del Vangelo di Tommaso (il papiro ritrovato a Nag Hammadi nel 1945), questo libro riesce a dare un'interpretazione coerente ed efficace ai suoi detti più enigmatici restituendoci, di Gesù, il ritratto di un ateo alla ricerca del divino. Il libro è dunque una sfida avvincente per coloro che cercano il Gesù "storico".
Science Fiction Novels About Oil Gas Energy
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,160. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
Frank Herbert's novel touches on addictions to oil. Chase Leo enters bookstores in Ankara, Paris, Istanbul and New York City, only to find that Herbert's readers discuss the petroleum industry with Dune's interplanetary games in much the same way. Chase Leo traveled north of San Francisco to Santa Rosa, California, where Frank Herbert was an editor for the local newspaper The Press Democrat.
Unified Field Theory: An Essay
Price: Free! Words: 16,530. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Essay » Technology
Natural forces explained by pushing forces in nature, excluding innate attraction as an attribute of matter. The science of Newton and Einstein critiqued and dismissed for the most part. Gravity, magnetism and nuclear forces dealt with. New avenues for invention and discovery are discussed. The concept of harmonic transformation opens up scientific wonders and the music of the spheres is expanded.