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Contra Nominalism: An Essay
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You set the price! Words: 8,480. Language: American English. Published: September 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Shows the opposing views of Realism and Nominalism with the intent to uphold realism. Plato's work 'Parmenides' is discussed and partially analyzed. Aristotle and Plato's view on universals (archetypes) discussed. It shows how ideas as real objects of perception can be rationally supported using the geometric point. Shows how relationships and existence are inseparable and yet distinct in nature.
Nine Thinkers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Each chapter in this volume is dedicated to an idea that helped shape our world. It begins with Plato and love, then moves on to look at Aristotle and virtue, Descartes and existence, Kant's concepts and intuitions, Marx and class struggle, Freud and the subconscious, Sartre and existentialism, Rawls and justice as fairness and, finally, Júrgen Habermas and the ideal speech community.
How Do You Know You're Reading a Book? And Other Strange Questions Answered By Old Greek Guys
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
How do you know you're reading right now? To many it seems obvious, but to a strange group of people—philosophers—it's not so obvious. This book is a humorous look at philosophy's strange answers, and even stranger people. Included are original sources, summaries, questions to think about, and paradoxes about knowledge and nuclear fission.
Fundamental Plato: A Practical Guide to the Apology, Crito, Phaedo, and Republic
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,100. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
The following is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of early Greek philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of Plato.
Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Nicomachean Ethics and Politics
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,110. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This book is one in a series that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of the moral and political ideas of Aristotle.
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.
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.
Feeding Frenzy
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Series: Aristotle "Soc" Socarides, Book 4. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 86,470. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by Suspense Publishing. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
For Aristotle “Soc” Socarides, private investigator, summer on Quanset Beach can be irritating. Still, this is home, and Soc likes it. That is until the day screams shatter Quanset Beach’s calm. A swimmer is killed, his body viciously disfigured. The town panics, and when bodies start coming ashore, there is no time to lose. So much for a quiet summer.
Portraits in Philosophy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,210. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / General
Readers of this decorative and informative book will find a treasure-trove of valuable information about many of the greatest thinkers ever to have shaped the Western world. Beginning with Thales of Miletus and ending with Robert Nozick, Portraits in Philosophy examines 50 of the most influential Western philosophers of the past two millenniums.
Golden Age Essays
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You set the price! Words: 56,930. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
A collection of essays attacking commonly accepted mathematical, scientific and metaphysical notions that are impeding the progress of the human race. In particular the infinite is expunged from mathematics and science, materialism and atheism shown to be irrational, and sages of the past critiqued for totalitarian sentiments. The theories of Newton, Einstein and Aristotle are critiqued.