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A Mirror Darkly
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Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 35,520. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Corvis Nocturnum brings you his personal collection of essays penned from years of observing his fellow man. Few authors since Nietzsche or LaVey have so vehemently rallied against societal, religious and governmental hypocrisies, laughable shortcomings and failings. Sharply critical of apathetic bottom feeders an
Madame Einzige: Amor Fati
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,260. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 130,600. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval
"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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,260. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
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
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,170. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
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
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 72,580. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
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.
Medieval Philosophy: A Practical Guide to Thomas Aquinas
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval
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".
How to Find Higher Conscious Childcare
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,450. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Parenting » Childhood development
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern
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
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 60,100. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: 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 Boethius: A Practical Guide to the Theological Tractates and Consolation of Philosophy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,940. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,320. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
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.
The Poverty of Liberalism
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 61,300. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
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
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 81,250. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
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
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 44,480. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
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
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 65,220. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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.
The Nyaya on Meaning:A Commentary on Pandit Visvabandhu
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 26,580. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
The Nyaya on Meaning is an examination of meaning in the Navya-Nyaya school of Indian philosophy.