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An Executive Summary of Nate Silver's 'The Signal and the Noise: Why So Many Predictions Fail--but Some Don't'
By A. D. Thibeault
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is not a chapter-by-chapter summary. Rather, the author takes an holistic approach, reorganizing and breaking down the content for easier understanding where necessary, and cutting out the repetition. Sample summaries by the author are available here: http://newbooksinbrief.com/free-articles/
A Logical Refutation of Materialism: Exposing the Hypocrisy and Foolishness of the "Freethought" Movement
By Jay C. Upton
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 29,110. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
A work of philosophy that presents a series of arguments that are intended to refute materialistic and reductionist philosophies. Following these refutations is an admonition of the so-called "freethought" movement of atheist and secular organizations for its unconscionable hypocrisy and irrationality. No appeals to religious dogma or the paranormal, only logic and scientific facts are used.
Jen Hancock's Handy Humanism Handbook
By Jennifer Hancock
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
0.75 star(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This book is written to provide a quick overview of the philosophy of Humanism. Humanism is one of the most influential and yet most maligned philosophies of all time. Unfortunately, most people don’t know anything about it. I intend to change that with this book. Consider yourself introduced.
The Ethical Philosophy of Bertrand Russell
By Dr. Ramendra
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Based on full length book of the same title. A critical exposition of the ethical philosophy of Bertrand Russell. Traces the development of Russell's ethical ideas from cognitivism (similar to G. E. Moore) to non-cognitivism (similar to A.J.Ayer).Concludes with author, Dr. Ramendra's critical comments on Russell's ethical ideas.(This is the second revised and expanded version of the ebook.)
Positive Thinking and The Meaning of Life (Extended)
By Marcus Freestone
Price: $1.60 USD. Words: 25,720. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Cognitive psychology
A brief and concise exploration of psychology, philosophy and the workings of the human brain. We explore consciousness, bad faith, decision making and many aspects of thinking. The book ends by answering the question of the meaning of life in two paragraphs. For anyone who's still struggling to answer all the 'big questions', find out most of them don't even need to be asked in the 1st place.
Understanding Marx: Class Struggle
By Hercules Bantas
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 8. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Many of Karl Marx's social and economic theories have the concept of class struggle at their core. This essay length guide examines Marx's concept of class struggle, and explains its role in the revolutionary process. Topics covered include a definition of class, the dialectic development of society, and the formation of the capitalist state, and the classless society.
New World Order
By Adam Weishaupt
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,720. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
When your computer goes haywire, you reboot it. What happens when the world goes haywire? Where’s the reboot button? Isn’t it possible to return everything to its pristine condition? Isn’t there a mechanism for restoring the Garden of Eden, for bringing back the Golden Age of Saturn? Does the Illuminati's New World Order (NWO) reset the world back to how it should be?
Do I Exist? And Other Philosophical Questions
By Andy Marlow
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 29,370. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ever found yourself plagued by deep questions? This cheap, accessible book gives you a basic introduction to philosophical issues drawing on the works of philosophers from Descartes to Sartre through Kant and Nietzsche. Don’t know who they are? Don’t worry- each chapter ends with a “Philosophical Who’s Who” giving you a brief biography of the life and works of each major philosopher.
Fundamentals of Western Philosophy
By M. James Ziccardi
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.
Energies
By Beinsa Douno
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,610. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013 by Astrala Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
We can not pervert the laws of nature and we can not suspend them. Whatever we do, we can not change their nature and at the end we will come to a position to agree with those directives which nature imposes and demands from us. Why? For every law, every rule of nature has been tested and verified.
Value Your Month to Value Your Life
By Rosa Say
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,470. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Value Your Month to Value Your Life presents a self-coaching process aimed at value alignment: We call it value-mapping in the Managing with Aloha sensibility for worthwhile work. Value mapping strengthens you. You can practice it immediately to improve the daily quality of your life, boosting your confidence by building better values-based habits.
Education, Knowledge and Educology
By James E Christensen
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,020. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
An examination of the questions of (1) what is education, (2) what is knowledge about education and (3) how can that knowledge be organized so that it can be used fruitfully to take rational action in the educational process to pursue and achieve worthwhile intentions and purposes. Techniques of ordinary language analysis are used to illustrate how to address and answer these questions sensibly.
Ontology: Studies in Christian Thought and Apologetic Applications
By Michael Robinson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 20,280. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2012. Category: 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.
J Krishnamurti-Choiceless Awareness
By jiddu krishnamurti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,980. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Free will & determinism
The passages in this Study Book have been taken directly from Krishnamurti’s talks and books from 1933 through 1967. The compilers began by reading all the passages from this period which contained the phrase choiceless awareness—the theme of this book. This would not have been possible without the use of a searchable full-text database, the ‘Krishnamurti Text Collection’.
Priscillian, the Cathars and Me
By Tracy Saunders
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,180. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2011 by The Electronic Book Company. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Most literature on Catharism assumes either that it sprang up by itself in the Languedoc or was the result of seeds of Bogomilism. But were the Cathars an offshoot of the Bogomils or was their Gnostic faith more home grown? In Priscillian, The Cathars and Me, Tracy Saunders looks at the possibility that Priscillianism migrated to the Pyrenees after it supposedly “vanished” in northern Spain.
Krishnamurti-Commentaries on Living_Series1
By jiddu krishnamurti
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,030. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
In this series of commentaries J. Krishnamurti, one of the great thinkers of our time, touches upon many human problems—our hopes, our fears, our illusions, our beliefs, our prejudices—and in the simplest language seems to pierce to their roots. “The sheer simplicity is breathtaking. The reader is given, in one paragraph,often in one sentence, enough to keep him exploring,questioning,
Hegel: The Man Who Would Be God
By Michael Faust
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,190. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Is the universe a gigantic evolving mind? Is it alive? Does God come to self-consciousness through humanity? Are we the vessels of God? The German philosopher Hegel is one of the greatest and most notoriously obscure philosophers of all time. Was he a secret member of the Illuminati? Did he seek to replace Christianity with Illumination - the enlightened religion of the Illuminati?