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Democracy on Trial (the verdict)
By Chris Degenhardt
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 34,900. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2010. Category: Fiction
This book shows how the democratic principle developed, as witnesses, such as Plato and Aristotle, come forward in time to explain their roles in developing Democracy in ancient Greece. Famous scientists give testimony concerning the importance of creative physics in serving to bring about Global democracy for the survival of humanity.
Understanding Aristotle: The Virtues
By Hercules Bantas
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
This guide covers Book 2 of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics in which he discusses the virtues. It explains the difference between moral and intellectual virtues, what Aristotle means by 'happiness', what he considers vices, and his 'doctrine of the mean'.
The Jewel Collar
By Christine Karol Roberts
Series: Garden Friends Club, Book One. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,650. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction
The Jewel Collar is the story of a Maltese dog, Aristotle, who moves from the beach house to a new home so his Mommy,an attorney,can be closer to the Courthouse and train station. It's Christmas & Ari is very sad. He misses his garden friends. Ari decides to share the jewels on his Jewel Collar with birds and animals in the Floral Park garden.The lesson is that a child can make friends by sharing.
Understanding Philosophy: Volume I
By Hercules Bantas
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 16,550. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
These six guides are designed for students as introductions to complex philosophical concepts and ideas. Topics covered include deliberative democracy, justice as fairness by Rawls, Aristotles' virtues, Kant's concepts and intuitions, Palto's Symposium, and essay writing strategies.
Hannah the Hummingbird
By Christine Karol Roberts
Series: Garden Friends Club, Book Two. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2011. Category: Fiction
Hannah the Hummingbird is a children's picture book about Hannah,a member of the Garden Friends Club and her two babies, Hayley and Harry. Hannah builds her nest in Ari's garden, surrounded by the birds and animals, all members of the Garden Friends Club. It is a charming story detailing the adventures of Hannah and her baby hummingbirds from hatch to first flight. Ages 4-8. 74 color pictures.
An Introduction to Western Philosophy
By Matt McGinniss
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Biographies and key ideas of twenty of the most important western philosophers, from Socrates, Plato and Aristotle to Nietzsche, Foucault and Derrida.
Alexander the Great: Tactician or Eagle?
By John J. Donnangelo
Price: Free! Words: 10,380. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Was Alexander the Great a Tactician or an Eagle? In addition to being skilled in the tactics of planning and coordinating military forces in battle, he also possessed the keen vision of an eagle by “seeing” what his adversaries might be planning and then to counterattack. Was he a military genius or a lucky adolescent? Let us delve deeper into his life and examine the factors.
Sophronismos - The Rise of Alcibiades
By Allen Hansen
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,890. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
A book about philosophy and historical fiction that explores the life of Socrates and his associates during the middle period of his life. It was during this time that Athens and all of Greece was in turmoil, and the father of western philosphy underwent a significant transformation.
Finding Happiness in a Society Full of Narcissism
By David Thomas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,370. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The book identifies the most common error made in today's society that causes people to be unhappy. Despite an unremittingly hedonistic pursuit of instant gratification, the deep and satisfying glow of real happiness still can’t be achieved. However, this book shows how small changes to an individual's behaviour can have massive positive effects that lead to true happiness.
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
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.