Books tagged: descartes

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Living With Yourself: A voyage of discovery
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,910. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2009 and represented by Ebook Launch. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
In this book Albert Low invites you to put into practice the benefits of Zen. He uses the words of Descartes, "I think, therefore I am," as a springboard to a deeper pool of wisdom to be found in Zen Buddhism. Written with clarity, he uses Christian, Sufi and Hindu sources as well as Zen Buddhist. By so doing, he explains Zen in Western terms, making it accessible both in theory and in practice.
Hume's Fork
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,710. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A comic drama about philosophy, family, religion, and, of course, professional wrestling. Barely adequate philosophy professor Legare Hume has a mind-body problem. No matter how far he goes, no matter how hard he thinks, he can’t escape the world he lives in. Hume’s Fork is a brilliantly satirical and philosophical novel, every bit as funny as it is intelligent—a true original.
An Introduction to Western Philosophy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Biographies and key ideas of twenty of the most important western philosophers, from Socrates, Plato and Aristotle to Nietzsche, Foucault and Derrida.
Finding Happiness in a Society Full of Narcissism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,370. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
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.
Notes on Philosophy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,700. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Renaissance philosophy
Starting with brief biographies of the great philosophers, including Socrates, Plato, Aristotle and Descartes in part one, and moving through other forms and ways of thinking this book is a nice introduction to the world of philosophy.
Descartes y los Empiristas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,630. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / renaissance, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / General
El pensamiento idealista cartesiano es reconocido por los historiadores de la filosofía como el puente entre el Renacimiento y la Edad Moderna.
Empirismo de David Hume
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
El Empirismo de David Hume es la experiencia sensible. Como tal sus antecedentes se remontan hasta Aristóteles. Empirismo viene del griego Experiencia. El Empirismo tiene sus raíces, sus orígenes en la experiencia sensible; ha estado presente en la actitud general de la filosofía.
Empirismo Ingles
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
El Empirismo es la experiencia sensible. Como tal sus antecedentes se remontan hasta Aristóteles. El Empirismo tiene sus raíces, sus orígenes en la experiencia sensible; ha estado presente en la actitud general de la filosofía.
Epistemología Kantiana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern
Renato Descartes y David Hume habían iniciado una crítica del conocimiento humano y habían colocado la teoría del conocimiento antes de las investigaciones de orden metafísico. Lo que ellos buscaban era el origen de nuestras ideas. Para Descartes y los racionalistas las ideas eran innatas. Para Hume y los empiristas las ideas eran adquiridas.
The Psychology Student's Suicide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,660. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Suicide, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
The last moments, thoughts and philosophies about life and death of a Psychology student who walks to a place where he will commit suicide. This amazing book about life and death won a literary prize at an university in 2006.