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Maimonides on Teshuvah: The Ways of Repentance
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 53,530. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Teshuvah: from the Hebrew root “to return” and often translated as “repentance,” teshuvah represents an answer to spiritual or intellectual challenge, just as a question requires a response and a home awaits a return. Maimonides on Teshuvah is a translation and commentary on The Ways of Repentance, the first comprehensive study of teshuvah in Jewish literary history.
RandomGleaning: Thoughts of a man in restraint
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,410. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Fiction » Religious
RandomGleaning is an exploration of the Christian faith as it has played out in my life and that of countless others. it tells of a life lived within the confines of Christianity
The Sacred History of Being
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: British English. Published: November 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Did the ancient Greeks invent philosophy, and the concept of Being? That has been the conventional wisdom for many years. In fact philosophy is very old, and its presence can be traced in other cultures in the Ancient Near East, at least as far back as the middle of the 2nd Millennium B.C.E. Thomas Yaeger explores the ancient cultural significance and context of philosophy before the Greeks.
The TV Delusion
Price: $6.90 USD. Words: 83,580. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Applied psychology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Would you be shocked to discover that you don’t have complete control over your thoughts and beliefs? What if you were told that the world view you’ve acquired is really just a fiction? In a roller coaster ride through psychology, philosophy, religion, history, politics and logic, this book examines the power exerted over our lives by the TV and the steps we can take to break free from its spell.
Understanding Gender Dynamics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,930. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations
This book will try to make the reader understand how communication between the genders works, and how it got to the point it is today. We'll be taking a look at how the genders are different, and how that affects the dynamics in interactions between them. I wrote this book for men (pickup is included), so for the women out there: your discretion is advised.
Sense Perception and Reality: A theory of perceptual relativity, quantum mechanics and the observer dependent universe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,320. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Idealism, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory
Sense Perception and Reality examines the amazing similarities between philosophical idealism and the Copenhagen Interpretation of quantum physics. It concludes the universe is observer dependent and varies with the sensory apparatus used to observe it. The book examines the consequences of an observer dependent universe and shows that such a universe in consistent with a modern objective science
Consciousness and the Limits of Reason
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 193,560. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Consciousness. So rich, so complex, so much our world, so difficult to explain. The “Problem of Mind” is considered from the perspective of both interactive dualism (as championed by Descartes) and contemporary materialism. Additionally, two alternative avenues to the explanation of consciousness, namely, quantum mechanics and general systems theory, are discussed in some detail.
For the Love of Sophia
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 15,810. Language: English. Published: May 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Socrates, Plato, and others described themselves as philo-sophia, or lovers of wisdom. In this book, David Jones collects wisdom stories from different cultures, religions, and eras and combines them in one readable collection using one main character, Sophia.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 57,620. Language: English. Published: October 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
What do you do after life has handed you a wake-up call? How do your reconcile everything that has happened and is happening in your life with the one you truly want? The good and the bad, the joy and the hurt, the wins and the losses - all those parts form the experience of your life and your identity. WHOLE literally answers the question "What was I thinking?"
Fighting to Win - Samurai Techniques for your Work and Life
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 70,980. Language: English. Published: April 22, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
The samurai warriors of ancient Japan were the greatest fighters who ever walked this earth because they had developed an entire system for overcoming inner and outer enemies. The samurai’s secrets and how you can apply them to improve your life in any area are what the book is about. This edition is revised and updated by the author, with a new introduction for 2014.
Contra Mundum
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 217,390. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Rationalism
Contra Mundum is a handbook for those who think there's something fundamentally wrong with the world. The ancient Gnostics claimed the world was actually created and ruled by the Devil (the Demiurge), hence why everything is so hideous, unfair and horrific. Humanity refuses to be cured. It loves madness too much. No sane person would be anything other than "contra mundum" (against the world).
The Enchiridion of Epictetus
Series: Text Book, Book 7 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 15 · Applied Psychology, Book 11 · Applied Philosophy, Book 6 · Leadership, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The Enchiridion of Epictetus is a classic Stoic text, now written in modern English. Long considered an excellent manual of practical philosophy, you can apply it beneficially to your everyday life. The timeless message of the Enchiridion is as practical today as it was in ancient Greece. Perhaps this is where the it gets its enduring power and long-life. It really does work, start using it today.
Beyond the Cultoid
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 18,120. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Self-realization
Beyond the Cultoid is a look at how many aspects of society are "cultoid" or like a cult. Some areas explored include pop culture, religion, nationalism and scientific materialism. The book asks the question of whether it's possible for us to evolve into a "post cultoid" society.
Christianity Supreme--Defeating Non-Christian Worldviews: Defending The Christian Worldview Against Its Rivals
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 40,350. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
In a culture captivated by spirituality, committed to religious pluralism, and challenged by hostile New Atheists, the Christian worldview faces widespread and forceful opposition. A rational commitment to anti-Christian worldviews, with their required openness and relativistic viewpoint, must be challenged and defeated at their root level.
The Sage and the Lotus: Mind, Body and the Five Worlds
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 122,340. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
A discussion of the Mind-Body problem leads into Maharishi Vedic Science as an holistic science linking consciousness and matter. The problem is resolved and a Five Worlds Framework for experience is proposed, to include enlightened living. The symbol of the Lotus is explained. The theory is applied to spiritual development, education and medicine. The seven states of consciousness are described.
Ontology: Studies in Christian Thought and Apologetic Applications
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 20,280. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Confrontational atheism is on the warpath. In recent years pop-atheists have written a steady stream of combative books belittling Christian theism. These authors are merely the leading edge of a larger movement that includes various E-atheists. In response, Mike Robinson, author of twenty books, delivers a fascinating defense of Christianity based upon the nature of God: His matchless ontology.