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Understanding Marx: A Reconstruction and Critique of Capital
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 72,580. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
This book explains the development of the classical theory of value from Adam Smith to Karl Marx in a form readily accessible to readers unfamiliar with anything more than elementary arithmetic, while at the same time offering to the specialist a fundamental criticism of Marxian political economy and an original and controversial interpretation of Capital.
Onafhankelijk Denken - filosoferen doe je zelf
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,030. Language: Dutch. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Onafhankelijke Denken is een ideaal boek als je zelf het filosofische pad op wilt gaan. Dit boek stimuleert het eigen denken, o.a. door vragen te stellen en de dialoog aan te gaan, maar behandelt ook de "kritische fase" waarin het denkproces onderzocht wordt op logica en argumentatie. Onafhankelijk Denken is zowel geschikt voor filosofie-lessen maar zeker ook voor zelfstudie.
Wise Words
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 14,390. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Methodology
Here is a book full of wisdom, a great selection of quotes which will give you a different perspective.
Medieval Philosophy: A Practical Guide to Thomas Aquinas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
This book 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 philosophical aspects of Thomas Aquinas’s "Summa Theologiae".
The Astonishing Reality of the Six Days and the Seven Heavens | الحقيقة الرهيبة للسموات السبع والأيام الستة
Series: The Glorious Researches, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 3,960. Language: Arabic. Published: March 4, 2013 by amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
The Great Scientific Discovery | الكشف العلمي العظيم لحقيقة السموات السبع، والأيام الستة التي خلق الله تعالى الكون فيها
How to Find Higher Conscious Childcare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
This is a terrific, thoughtful book that all parents and child care providers should read. It is so easy to repeat parenting and teaching patterns that were taught to us growing up (and are within our comfort zones) and aren't necessarily the best options as parents and child care providers. It is so easy to follow the path that was paved for us growing up, it is definitely time to de-clutter...
Stoicism: A Practical Guide to the Select Works of Seneca
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
In this book, M. James Ziccardi presents in an easy to follow format the key passages and principal ideas that are put forward in six of Seneca’s most important works: On the Shortness of Life On Anger On the Happy Life On Peace of Mind On Benefits On Clemency. Portions of this book have been extracted from M. James Ziccardi’s "Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By".
Political Philosophy: A Practical Guide to the Select Works of John Stuart Mill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Utilitarianism
John Stuart Mill is widely regarded as one of the most influential philosophers of the 19th-century. In this book, M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages and principal ideas which are put forward in four of Mill’s most influential works: "On Liberty", "Considerations on Representative Government", "Utilitarianism", and "The Subjection of Women".
Understanding Rawls: A Reconstruction and Critique of A Theory of Justice
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 60,100. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Since its publication in 1971, John Rawls’ A Theory of Justice has been the subject of a lively debate among philosophers, economists, and political scientists. In this book, Robert Paul Wolff provides an interpretation and critique of Rawls’ theory that both clarifies it and reveals its basic flaws.
Fundamental Alexis de Tocqueville: A Practical Guide to Democracy in America
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
This book is one of a series that have 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 political philosophy and especially Tocqueville’s masterpiece, "Democracy in America".
Fundamental Boethius: A Practical Guide to the Theological Tractates and Consolation of Philosophy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
In "Fundamental Boethius: A Practical Guide to the Theological Tractates and Consolation of Philosophy", M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages and ideas from two of Boethius’ two most influential works, the "Theological Tractates" and "Consolation of Philosophy". (Portions of this book have been extracted from M. James Ziccardi’s "The Essence of Medieval Philosophy.")
Fundamental Rousseau: A Practical Guide to The Social Contract, Emile, and More
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,940. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern
Portions of this book have been extracted in their entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy", with the exception of the section dealing with "Emile", which is exclusive to this book. It is intended to serve as a primer for students of the political philosophy and especially the more important works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
Fundamental Descartes: A Practical Guide to the Method and Meditations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Rationalism
In "Fundamental Descartes: A Practical Guide to the Method and Meditations", M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages of Rene Descartes’ two most influential works, "Discourse on the Method" and "Meditations on First Philosophy". Combined with explanations from the author, this book examines in an easy to follow format Descartes’ most important contributions to Western Philosophy.
Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Physics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,320. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Aristotle’s "Physics" remains one of the most influential works in all of Western Philosophy. For more than a thousand years it had stood as a pillar to all philosophical and scientific thought. In "Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Physics", M. James Ziccardi presents all of the essential ideas presented in the work in an easy to follow format.
Medieval Philosophy: A Practical Guide to Roger Bacon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
This book 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 Roger Bacon.
The Poverty of Liberalism
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
Wolff provides here an examination of four concepts central to liberal political concerns: Liberty, Tolerance, Loyalty, and Power. We need, Wolff states, an ideal of society more exalted than the mere acceptance of opposed interests and diverse customs. We need, moreover, a new philosophy of community, and in his last chapter Wolff undertakes to outline the first steps toward such a philosophy.
The Greatness of Kung Fu
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 9,320. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
Grandmaster Wong is a fourth-generation successor of the renowned Southern Shaolin monastery in Putian, China. Living in Malaysia, he travels the world spreading the "greatness of kung fu" throughout the world through the Shaolin Wahnam institute. Learn about the masters Sifu Wong studied under and hear stories of how he trained and how he has been working to improve kung fu teaching methods.
Moral Claims in World Affairs
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 81,250. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
This collection of essays explores in general terms the nature of the moral claims common in global politics and the phenomenon of partisan cosmopolitanism in particular.
Causality and Its Application: Samkhya, Bauddha and Nyaya
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 44,480. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Causality and Its Application is an examination of causality from the perspective of three schools of Indian thought. This book deals with a range of questions, such as whether the material cause contains the effect in its subtle form, whether causality can be defined in terms of efficacy, whether causal conditions are related to each other and whether they can be classified into types.
Return to the Real
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 65,220. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Essay » Political
The book presented in front of you is an intellectual inquiry into how the society of today should develop and finally be sent on a way of progress for the whole of humanity. It is a radical thought presented both philosophically and in a plain language. It is a must read for any that wish for a better world for all, an inqury into the obstacles that are present now and will be for the time being.