Books tagged: descartes

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Walking Up And Down On it: Collected Philosophical Works
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 40,320. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Rationalism
One’s experience of the entire transformation process from beginning to end – taking up the method of skeptical nihilism, seeing the practice through to its completion, afterwards stabilizing oneself in the new perspective beyond every possible form of human society and civilization – yes, one’s final experience is that of triumph: triumph over oneself and triumph over civilization.
Illumination
Price: Free! Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Horror » Ghost
It's Mark's birthday, and he has a secret to tell his mother. But will the world as he knows it end before he can do it? Did it end years ago? Or did it ever exist? Mark: What if we're already dead? Cody: I think we would have noticed by now.
Whither Science? Three Essays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
This collection of three essays explores some basic questions facing contemporary science. We look at its history, question its practices and examine its potential. We examine the strengths and weaknesses of the scientific method, and we seek to understand the worldview that follows from it. Lastly, we inquire about the future of science and about problems that science urgently needs to solve.
Descartes Meets Darwin in Podunk
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,180. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013 by Soapbox Rising Press. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
(Short Story, Science Fiction; Plus a Bonus Story) Natural selection. What a racket! When it comes to evolution, disadvantaged species doesn't always roll over and die out. Where's it written that's what's gotta happen? Sometimes the endangered species engages in a little preemptive action. After all, who wants to become extinct?
Racionalismo Cartesiano
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,570. Language: Spanish. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Rationalism
Renato Descartes parte del sujeto, del mí mismo, y le atribuye la capacidad del conocimiento. Su Cogito, ergo sum (pienso, luego existo) es la suprema síntesis de su racionalismo.
Filosofia de la Ciencia
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,710. Language: Spanish. Published: October 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Es un estudio amplio sobre la especulación científica y los esfuerzos epistemológicos, fenomenológicos, gnoseológicos, existencialistas, materialistas, cartesianos y científicos, desde el surgimiento de la filosofía hasta los tiempos actuales.
Episteme Cartesiana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,470. Language: Spanish. Published: September 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hermeneutics
Por el método cartesiano sabemos que en todo procedimiento racional, la claridad y la evidencia de todo elemento cognoscitivo, o sea, las ideas, constituyen la condición básica de todo procedimiento confiable. Descartes prueba con las matemáticas el valor universal de su método y llega a su fundamento último, esto es, a la subjetividad del hombre como pensamiento o razón para el conocimiento real.
René and the Demon
You set the price! Words: 2,850. Language: English. Published: August 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A short philosophical satire. After a grad student hypnotizes an undergrad, they discuss the similarity between hypnosis, hyperempiria, and Descartes' hypothetical mind controlling demon.
On the World as Misrepresentation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,580. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
In this paper length eBook, psychotherapist and philosopher Tim Kellebrew introduces social referents of dialogue. In this groundbreaking work, he shares an emerging theory of epistemology that transcends 'private' views of representation. Kellebrew also identifies some common errors of our Western Cartesian inheritance and how to transcend them.
Fundamentals of Western Philosophy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,260. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
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.