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The Psalms of Mortality, Volume 10: The Humanus Magnus Awakens
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,260. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Scandinavian Poetry
The Psalms of Mortality are a thematically organized collection of aphorisms that border poetry in literature style. The chapters are rich in metaphors and powerfully expressive in the existential- and psychological thoughts on liberty, elevation of self-worth, love and value of life, while placing strong critique on cultural values that suppress psychological- and social freedom.
Brutality: Purity and Revenge
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Price: Free! Words: 2,480. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Examines the fundamental causes of brutality, atrocities and extremism in the world in both a historical and contemporary context. Purports the theory that all causes of extremism stem from two main contributing factors - the desire for purity or the desire for revenge.
The Book That Doesn't Even Matter
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 133,390. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
The answers you seek are just ahead of you. If you have ever wondered why ‘You’ are here, how life came into existence or what role God is playing, this is your book. ‘The Book That Doesn't Even Matter,’ is a philosophy on the purpose of human life, and your connection with God. The book’s focal point is remembering, remembering what you have forgotten, and what you really are.
The Qualities of Life
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Everything always works out at the end A good life happens when we have the right attitude If we go with our higher power, the Mold of Life is in place Our Lives are Molded in the right shape to the end.
Some Reflections on Ethics
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Price: Free! Words: 15,360. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
"The aim of a rational ethics should be to maximize freedom and avenues of happiness and to minimize avoidable suffering." In this highly thought provoking and stimulating book, the author, Dr. Ramendra, has briefly and critically discussed the ethical ideas of G. E. Moore, Bertrand Russell, Lokayat, Buddha, Epicurus and John Stuart Mill before expounding his own ideas in a logical manner.
Moneybags Must Be So Lucky: On the Literary Structure of Capital
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 24,210. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Karl Marx's great work, Capital, has intrigued and puzzled readers for more than a century by its mystifyingly intricate arguments and dramatic literary embellishments. In this book, Robert Paul Wolff dispels much of the mystery surrounding Capital by providing a literary-philosophical analysis of the text and of Marx's intentions.
Kant’s Theory of Mental Activity: A Commentary on the Transcendental Analytic of the Critique of Pure Reason
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 131,120. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
This book explains the central passage of the “Transcendental Analytic” of the Critique of Pure Reason. It proceeds in the manner of a textual commentary, discussing and explaining each section of the Analytic in turn. The purpose, however, is not merely to comment chapter by chapter on what Kant has written, but rather to reorganise and interpret his argument so that it is coherent and connected.
Method: The Demystification of Mysticism
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Price: $33.30 USD. Words: 30,550. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Method is a book not for the faint hearted. It is not a quick formula for finding happiness or a self-help book. It treats of the nature of finding awareness and how difficult it becomes to do so; acting on principle is what leads one to inner peace, but this may take anywhere from 20 to 40 years. The book invites those who are interested in mysticism to dare be themselves to find it!
Ruminations: Selected Philosophical, Historical, and Ideological Papers, Volume 2, Dawns and Departures
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,160. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by Gegensatz Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism
The second volume of the epitome of Eric v.d. Luft's short works.
Life and the Universe
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Series: Solving Old Mysteries. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,430. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Just what is life? What do we really know about God; about the universe? Is there intelligent life out there; is there more than one universe? We tackle some of these biggest questions of mankind with the confidence that we can arrive at the truth and convey that truth in comprehensible narrative. This book is for baby boomers and young people who are just beginning to form their opinions.
21 Moral Essays From Francis Bacon
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,000. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
The Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral, of Francis Bacon Ld. Verulam Viscount St. Albans
Wylde Wisdom
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,980. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
This book is for anybody and everybody. With simple, and sometimes amusing, anecdotes it illustrates issues that affect us all, helping us to avoid their traps by knowing they are there. It is not a book that claims to change your life, but if you take it to heart, it will change the way you experience life.
From Left Communism to Post-modernism: Reconsidering Emancipatory Discourse
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 128,730. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
From Left Communism to Post-modernism addresses issues of the shape and future of the socialist movement and the politics of post-modernism. The author identifies a tradition of socialist thought - left communism - that is separate from socialist orthodoxy, seeking to stage a conversation between this marginalised tradition and post-modernism.
Kung Fu en Una Taza de Té
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,110. Language: Spanish. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Este no es un libro acerca de cómo patear o golpear a un oponente. Kung Fu no es algo que haces, sino la manera en la que lo haces. Es el arte de la perfección, el arte de la Profundidad. Una manera de entender el mundo. Cada cosa que hacemos, la podemos hacer con o sin Kung Fu. Es nuestra decisión.
Be Still and Know Your Creative Consciousness
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 45,710. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Daily affirmations
You are about to experience a leap of fortitude into a way of thinking that you may never have thought was possible. Creative Consciousness will lead you to a complete change of ideas no matter whom or in what state of life you presently find yourself.
Kung Fu in a Cup of Tea
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,730. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
These brief texts are the result of 20 years of study and practice, but this is not a book about how to throw a punch or kick an opponent. Kung Fu is not a thing you do, but how you do things. It is a way to look at life. Anything you do, whether fighting or sipping tea, can be done either with or without Kung Fu. It's our decision.
Reality and the Truth: Pillar One
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Series: The Eight Pillars of the Heaven. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,000. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Written in a casual, conversational manner, this book is meant to be accessible to you, the average person, to help improve your life in meaningful, realistic ways. Once you are able to differentiate between reality and the truth, much suffering from life's changes can be diminished. This will improve your health, make you happier, and strengthen your relationships with those you care about.
Moments Choisis
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,380. Language: French. Published: March 15, 2013 by iSalt Inc.. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
An assemblage of thoughts, poetry and philosophy in the language of Victor Hugo. A tasteful description of a French northern village's picturesque images viewed through the eyes of a spiritual and philosophical soul, Yves Conseil.
Moral Demandingness and Supererogatory Beneficence
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,490. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Upon weighing various moral theories of beneficence, a spectrum of demandingness emerges from the highly permissive to the extremely taxing. Thus, as moral agents, it is incumbent upon us to determine which theory, if any, yield the correct conclusion about our obligation to aid fellow humans in times both of most egregious suffering or of most marginal inequality.
What is Truth? On the Nature of Empire
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,120. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Empire, and by extension modern large-scale government, is not only unnecessary, but a great hindrance to human progress. This volume explains the nature of the Imperial model and why it ensures that the worst elements of humanity will rise to power. It also presents the only known antidote to Empire, peaceful non-resistance.