Books tagged: descartes

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Living With Yourself: A voyage of discovery
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,910. Language: English. Published: October 28, 2009 and represented by Ebook Launch. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing
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
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,710. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2009 by Bancroft Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: 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.
Understanding Descartes: I am, I exist
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 5. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,440. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
In Meditations on First Philosophy, René Descartes uses rational thought to argue that his essence exists in his thoughts alone. This guide will outline the reasoning Descartes' uses in establishing his theory of knowledge that he argues is necessary to form a 'pro
Finding Happiness in a Society Full of Narcissism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,370. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,700. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2012 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,630. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / renaissance
El pensamiento idealista cartesiano es reconocido por los historiadores de la filosofía como el puente entre el Renacimiento y la Edad Moderna.
Reality and The Folly of Atheism: The Incompatibility of Truth and Anti-theism
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Price: $11.99 USD. Words: 34,480. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Apologetics
Frequently summoned as justification for atheism and skepticism, modern science actually offers reasons for Christian theism. More than that, without the truth of Christianity, one could not even do science. Robinson challenges the dogmas of atheism, relativism and materialism as he demonstrates that only the existence of God explains reality, including: matter, order, science, design, and ethics.
Empirismo de David Hume
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,730. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: 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
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
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.