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From Left Communism to Post-modernism: Reconsidering Emancipatory Discourse
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 128,730. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
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.
Madame Einzige: Amor Fati
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,260. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Having recently been annexed into the new Russian-dominated super-state called the Eurasian Federation, oil-rich Central Asia has become the heart of a bloody geopolitical cycle of revolution and counter-revolution. A Nietzschean cypherpunk anti-heroine Madame Einzige is thrust onto the Central Asian killing fields in search of a nihilistic hacker-magus kidnapped and recruited by the CIA.
The Essence of Medieval Philosophy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,600. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
"The Essence of Medieval Philosophy" takes a comprehensive look at the ideas that define Western Philosophy’s most enduring, though least understood era – the Medieval Period. In addition to offering in-depth examinations of the era’s most renowned philosophers, the book presents detailed reviews of some the era’s greatest works.
Fundamentals of Western Philosophy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,260. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
This work includes detailed examinations of the ideas put forth by such influential thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, George Berkeley, John Locke, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, Arthur Schopenhauer, Bertrand Russell, Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Stuart Mill, and Alexis de Tocqueville.
Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,170. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general, Nonfiction » History » Ancient
This book is an assemblage of some of the most insightful and enlightening ideas which have been extracted from the writings of four of the most influential figures in the philosophy of Stoicism: Seneca, Musonius Rufus, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Human Beings and Freedom: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 93,140. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
This volume focuses on some contemporary issues relating to freedom, equality, identity and resistance from various perspectives, such as psychological, social, political, and metaphysical. In doing so it addresses topics such as the nature of human beings, political freedom, the relationship between freedom and equality, sex, gender and race, humour, and the notion of critique.
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 Poetry of Keats: Language and Experience
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 60,730. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
Keats is foremost among the English poets who gives utterance to the poets’ experience with language and with no understanding of this, much of his poetic output remains a mystery. This is the first study of Keats to do real justice to him as both poet and philosopher.
Caged in America: A Collection of Essays Celebrating Freedom
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 559,190. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2013 by MWB Entertainment. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
In April of 2006 I sat in a bar talking with a friend of mine about politics. I decided to try my hand at writing op/ed pieces. I found a website to publish my work and I've been writing ever since. The following is a collection of the works I have done for nearly seven years now. These 367 essays revolve around some aspect of freedom, for the most part. It is a philosophy I hold dear.
Higher Vibrational Spirituality
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,050. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
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Is life living you or are you living life (authentically)? Knowing the difference enables you to live a personally fulfilling reality? In this enlightening book is a complete presentation of a spiritual process that will empower us to live a spirit-guided-life. When we live life guided by spirit, or as one with our higher-self, we are then living life authentically.
The Human Mission
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,470. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
This book presents an understanding of a purpose for humanity, direction for human activity, and a social structure for a free-orderly society.
A Shorter Version Of A Longer Book
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 58,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Essay » Literature
"The story so far: I was born, we moved, then I went to school; then we moved again, and again, and a few more times; then I went to university, then to another university; then I went to Korea, then I went back to South Africa, and then I came to Taiwan. Then I wrote another few hundred pages to add to a few hundred pages I had written in previous years about why I do what I do. [...]"
Africa un-slaved Volume I: The Chains of Modern-day African Slavery and The Steps to Our Liberation
Price: Free! Words: 52,480. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
Africa un-slaved; Volume I: The Chains of Modern-Day African Slavery and the Steps to our Liberation. A compilation of sixty related articles written by myself This volume will take you through [in no specific format] the journey of who and what we really are, how we got here, what we have been doing wrong, how we have become a part of the problem and what must be done to break free.
The Meta Secret - The Next Level
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 55,180. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
The "META SECRET The Next Level" is a book and film written, directed and produced by Mel Gill and brings the Law of Attraction to a more practical and down-to-earth level. It was conceived as an answer to why the Laws of Attraction does not always work with everyone, all of the time.
The Ultimate Time Machine
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 77,320. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
McMoneagle explores the questions that philosophers have for centuries debated: Does time really exist? Do our actions today really affect our future? Can we change the past? Do we slip between alternate realities? In The Ultimate Time Machine, McMoneagle delivers new insights into these mysteries.