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Golden Age Essays by Edward E. Rochon
You set the price! Words: 57,250. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
A collection of essays attacking commonly accepted mathematical, scientific and metaphysical notions that are impeding the progress of the human race. In particular the infinite is expunged from mathematics and science, materialism and atheism shown to be irrational, and sages of the past critiqued for totalitarian sentiments. The theories of Newton, Einstein and Aristotle are critiqued.
The Glory Of Giripradakshina Of The Holy Hill Of Arunachala by Muktha Manu & Peter Berking
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013 and represented by Maoli Media Private Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
The Holy Hill of Arunachala is one of the oldest and most sacred holy places in India. Lord Shiva, the very embodiment of wisdom, out of His supreme compassion and to bless the world, manifested in the form of the Holy Hill. This led devotees to start the practice of Giripradakshina, walking around the Holy Hill as an act of reverence and worship.
Understanding the Laws of Unintended Consequences by Howard Nevin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,220. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Critical theory
Understanding the Laws of Unintended Consequences is both a humorous and serious look at the results of our decisions and actions in business and life and the informal set of “laws” that the author has defined to characterize stimulating events and their results.
'Deconstructing' Pakistan: A Framework of People's History by Bilal Hamid
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,640. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Asian, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Deconstruction
What happens when a nationalist discourse falls apart? When major events after the creation of a country are explained only in terms of conspiracy because the nationalist discourse would be challenged? Does it mean the entire narrative of creating a country is flawed?
¿La vida es de verdad? by Julián Sanz Pascual
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 72,290. Language: Spanish. Published: May 14, 2013 by Editorial Amarante. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
Se ha dicho que la filosofía no es otra cosa que preguntas, siendo ésta una de las más angustiosas: ¿La vida es de verdad? La vida, sin embargo, no es más que una abstracción, siendo su única realidad palpable cada una de las vidas que cada uno arrastramos...
Long Road by Steven Henry Martin
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 98,000. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013 by Broken Walls Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Long Road: a collection of blogs, other writings that address the human condition in social and individual terms over the angst and turmoil of the mid 1900's to present day.
Room 101 Motorbikes, Big Brother & Objectivists: Observations of an Abstract Connectionist by CA Reuben
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,840. Language: English. Published: May 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
The converging prophesies of George Orwell’s “1984” collide with explosive force against Ayn Rand’s objectivist philosophy. The resulting chaos enables us to discover a complex consciousness through philosophical, social, political, metaphysical, and moral questions.
Sentences by Michael Curran
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 132,910. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Thoughts and aphorisms on art and style, psychology and self-knowledge, religion, happiness, self-interest, pride, vices and virtues, politics, thinking, illusion, and the purpose of life. Includes many quotes from a range of writers such as Blake, Dickinson, Yeats, Montaigne, Pascal, Emerson, Nietzsche and Wilde.
Bhagavad-Gita: The Ambrosial 'Sat-Song' of Sri Krishna by Sajohn Daverly
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 129,310. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2013 and represented by Maoli Media Private Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
Complete with word-for-word transliteration, this new presentation of India’s timeless spiritual classic illuminates many subtle details which readers may find themselves either relishing for the very first time, or revisiting with a new level of penetration and appreciation.
অবিশ্বাসের দর্শন by Raihan Abir
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 89,370. Language: Bengali. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Rationalism
আধুনিক বিজ্ঞানের সর্বশেষ তত্ত্ব-তথ্য-উপাত্তের উপর ভিত্তি করে লেখা বইটি বাংলাভাষী ঈশ্বরবিশ্বাসী থেকে শুরু করে সংশয়বাদী, অজ্ঞেয়বাদী, নিরীশ্বরবাদী কিংবা মানবতাবাদী এবং সর্বোপরি বিজ্ঞানমনস্ক প্রতিটি পাঠকের অবশ্য পাঠ্য।
Darla's Song by James Gerard Small
Price: Free! Words: 61,430. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography(5.00 from 2 reviews)
"Darla's Song" is the true tale of a senior American Eskimo dog, all but abandoned to die. She is adopted by a loving woman and her reluctant husband. Over the course of time, Darla melts even the coldest of hearts and sets into motion some life-altering experiences for everyone within her reach.
Yi Jing: The True Images of the Circular Changes (Zhou Yi) Completed by the Four Sages by Alexander Goldstein
Price: $14.99 USD. Words: 74,700. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
This is the first book of my trilogy entitled "The True Images, Numbers and Ideas of Change" and written to help the diviners by the 'Yi Jing' in their interpretations. Any attempt to translate the statements without translating of the diagrams themselves is to shallow their oracular significances. The book is enriched with 69 illustrations to invite the reader to master the ritual of divination.
Een wereld van verschil - wat is er mis met cultuurrelativisme? by Sjoerd de Jong
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 83,830. Language: Dutch. Published: May 2, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
In Een wereld van verschil wordt de oorsprong van het cultuurrelativisme en de karikaturen die ervan worden gemaakt in de huidige culturele oorlog rond de islam onderzocht.
Summa Sophialogica, Volume 1 by F Bonzo Moretti
Series: Summa Sophialogica, I-I. Price: Free! Words: 520,140. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The Summa Sophialogica is a comprehensive humanist reworking of Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologica. The rhetorical and logical organization of this work is identical to the original, as is its scope--which incorporates an examination of all sentient morality and experience. However, the author has recast the questions posed and the answers given herein to suit a non-theistic audience. Part 1 of 4.
The Eternal Wisdom Of Dnyaneshwari by Vassant Shirvaikar
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 130,300. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013 and represented by Maoli Media Private Limited. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
Seven centuries ago Saint Dnyaneshwar wrote a commentary on Gita called Bhavarthadeepika, now popularly known as Dnyaneshwari after its author. He wrote it on the instructions of his Guru Nivruttinath who wanted to bring to the common man the Vedanta philosophy of Upanishads, hitherto available to only Sanskrit- knowing pundits.
Good Vibrations, Waves Upon the Etheric by Stella McGuinness
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,560. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
This story tells of real experiences of two individual’s communications with other dimensional energies, communications which are being sent intentionally from the spirits of those whose earthly bodies have now perished: those who we term ‘The Dead'. Know that anything is possible; go beyond the realms of possibility and then still further. Forget what you think you know about reality, for
A Leaf That Floats Upstream by Alastair Batchelor
Series: The Leaf Incentive, 1. Price: Free! Words: 56,590. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
It is extremely likely that some content in this book may give offense, but please believe that the intent is not to offend, it is to encourage awareness, to reflect on our attitudes and our contribution to humanity and the environment. When controversy leads to truth then it is worthwhile. Will our legacy to those not yet born be, to allow civilization to destroy their world? You decide.
The Autonomy of Reason: A Commentary on Kant’s Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals by Robert Paul Wolff
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 87,490. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
The Autonomy of Reason reflects Wolff’s determination to get out of Kant’s system what is good and to get out of Kant’s system for good. Readers will certainly benefit from Wolff’s two decades of intense study of Kant. Wolff does not see his task as one of either historical exegesis or philosophical criticism. In the place of both Wolff proposes a “philosophical reconstruction” of the text.
Beauty and Pleasure and Moderately Energetic Walking in the Lower Southern Alps by Alan Hutchinson
Price: Free! Words: 100,900. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Senses of beauty and especially pleasure drive us in all we do. Here are presented two different kinds, Alpine walking and some simple science. The last two chapters suggest what these emotions may be, how they arose and vary, and how they guide our good and bad decisions. There are 88 pictures, 514 references and 172 anecdotes. There is a web browser version: http://mewila.co.uk/html/mewila.htm
My Year of Beds by Annette Jahnel
Price: $19.99 USD. Words: 236,430. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Freedom adventure independence. To travel alone not just to learn to know the world, but to learn to know yourself. To travel alone is to develop a deep awareness of your own ignorance and insignificance and to become aware of the grand splendor of the planet that harbors us and the universe of which we are a small part.