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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.
Lost Dreams
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Series: Observations on the Human Condition, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,950. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A short story based upon reflections on a common human tragedy.
An E-book About Fallacies of Causation
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Price: Free! Words: 3,320. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This short e-book consists of an attempt to describe fallacies of causation. It discusses five specific fallacies of causation. It has been written to be something of an introductory text that is both accessible and non-intimidating.
人体中的阴阳——对立统一规律在人体的表现
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Price: Free! Words: 570. Language: Chinese (simplified). Published: March 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Holism
文章首先阐述了人体中存在的一些矛盾,例如:血压调节中的矛盾、血糖调节中的矛盾、凝血和抗凝血的矛盾、氧化和抗氧化的矛盾,随后简述了应激,之后提出了人体中阴阳的定义,并对阴阳之间的关系作了哲学方面的论述,接着又对心、肾、肝等重要脏器阴阳的生化生理实质作了探讨,最后对阴虚、阳虚证的生化生理实质以及寒凉性及温热性中药对阴阳的影响作了初步的论证,并且诠释了随着年龄的增长会出现“阳常有余,阴常不足”阴阳矛盾双方力量对比失衡的现象及其原因之所在。
The Sources of Spring Water in the World | مصادر مياه الينابيع في العالم
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Price: Free! Words: 11,760. Language: Arabic. Published: March 13, 2013 by amin-sheikho.com. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
A dialogue between Sir John G. Bennett and Scholar M. Amin Sheikho | حوار بين العلامة الإنساني محمد أمين شيخو وفيلسوف القرن العشرين السير جون بينيت
The Astonishing Reality of the Six Days and the Seven Heavens | الحقيقة الرهيبة للسموات السبع والأيام الستة
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Series: The Glorious Researches, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 3,960. Language: Arabic. Published: March 4, 2013 by amin-sheikho.com. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings
The Great Scientific Discovery | الكشف العلمي العظيم لحقيقة السموات السبع، والأيام الستة التي خلق الله تعالى الكون فيها
Homo Sapience Joseph II
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Price: Free! Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
This book is an attempt to define and explain existence as it actually is - according to our senses and our thoughts. Upon our senses of 'seeing, hearing, feeling and tasting' we could 'relate, apply, reflect and verify' things that are around us. This whole operation could only be undertaken by the specie of 'homo sapience' who asks the 'four fundamental questions......
Essay: Life After Death?
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Price: Free! Words: 760. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Literature
Death doesn't exist in reality. You will live again and again, gradually developing greater states of awareness with each succeeding life. Death is perhaps one of the greatest disillusions surrounding mankind!
Réflexions pour notre temps
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Price: Free! Words: 9,600. Language: Canadian French. Published: February 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Catholicism
Ce livre est le résultat de mes réflexions sur l'histoire spirituelle de l'Univers et de l'Humanité, du point de vue catholique. Je souhaite que mes propos amènent le lecteur à réfléchir, dans un monde où nous avons perdu nos repères. Si vous lisez quelques pages de ce livre et que vous avez envie de le jeter à la poubelle, … c’est qu’il est fait pour vous.
L'Interpretazione dei Detti Segreti del Vangelo di Tommaso
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You set the price! Words: 16,500. Language: Italian. Published: February 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
A più di sessant’anni dalla scoperta del Vangelo di Tommaso (il papiro ritrovato a Nag Hammadi nel 1945), questo libro riesce a dare un'interpretazione coerente ed efficace ai suoi detti più enigmatici restituendoci, di Gesù, il ritratto di un ateo alla ricerca del divino. Il libro è dunque una sfida avvincente per coloro che cercano il Gesù "storico".
Unified Field Theory: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 16,530. Language: English. Published: February 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Natural forces explained by pushing forces in nature, excluding innate attraction as an attribute of matter. The science of Newton and Einstein critiqued and dismissed for the most part. Gravity, magnetism and nuclear forces dealt with. New avenues for invention and discovery are discussed. The concept of harmonic transformation opens up scientific wonders and the music of the spheres is expanded.
Megamassive Black Holes and the Steady State Universe
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Price: Free! Words: 2,010. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Logic
This treatise offers an alternative paradigm to the 'Big Bang' theory of the origin of the universe. It takes a fresh look at current cosmological knowledge, suggests the existence of and defines a Megamassive Black Hole. The existence of such bodies allows a rational argument for a steady state universe.
Liar Enigma and Others: An Essay
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You set the price! Words: 6,640. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Logic
Breaks down liar paradoxes from the past. Explains other riddles such as the rock too heavy for God to pick up, the irresistible force and immovable object encounter and some anomalies in Christianity. Discusses double blind experimental method inconsistencies. Analyzes the Barber Paradox. Explains how logical and linguistic conventions create paradoxical results. Explains author's purpose.
The Solidarity of the Concordance
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Price: Free! Words: 1,590. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Wholeness arrives by mixing the suspension: Classicists drone toward dull perfection, Romanticists drown in feeling’s affection; Worse, others alternate between extremes— It’s not this nor that, but of a joined direction.
The Epic of Gilgamesh, the Teachings of Siduri and How Siduri's Ancient Advice Can Help Guide Us to a Happier Life
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Price: Free! Words: 17,720. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
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This book contains the complete text for the Epic of Gilgamesh based, as much as possible, on the original Old Babylonian tablets. It also discusses both the teachings of Siduri and how Siduri's ancient advice can help guide us to a happier life.
The Final Answer to Everything
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Price: Free! Words: 5,380. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Einstein was right about the Block Universe, as all at once, but there is a more to it, of there being no absolutes, everything relative to but itself, and so it cannot be affected by anything outside of it, and, it, thus, just is, making it eternal, with infinite scenarios, one of which is ours.
A Query into the Rede
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Price: Free! Words: 11,460. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Witchcraft and wicca
A Circle of six Wiccans trained in Western philosophy discuss the Wiccan Rede in an attempt to understand it better. Is it ever possible to do no harm? Who or what should not be harmed? Does the Rede really direct Wiccans to avoid harming others? A philosophical investigation into one of the key tenets of Wicca.
Africa un-slaved Volume I: The Chains of Modern-day African Slavery and The Steps to Our Liberation
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Price: Free! Words: 52,480. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Essay » 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.
Book of an Owl
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You set the price! Words: 9,750. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2013 by Unicorn & Pegasus Books. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
Book of an Owl places certain undefined and imperfect spirituality and philosophy which we come through our daily life. there is love, wisdom, loss, solitude, loneliness, and possibly everything that make us human beings and prey of the time and space...
Desire, History, State and the Destiny of Man in Hegel
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You set the price! Words: 12,270. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
This book explains the core concepts of the philosophy of history of Hegel. For the reader interested also in the metaphysical view of Hegel, I refer to my other ebook, “The essential Hegel for the 21st Century” which includes also the content of this ebook.