Books tagged: epistemology

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How Do You Know You're Reading a Book? And Other Strange Questions Answered By Old Greek Guys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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.
Conventions of Thinking - An Introduction to Critical Thinking
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,410. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism
Teaching students how to think is an oft-stated goal among educators. Teachers deal with the rules of thinking in many ways; but their effort are not always systematic. In this book, I have presented the most important rules of critical thinking framed in terms of five branches of philosophy. This textbook includes numerous assignments and exercises that illustrate the various points in the text.
Fundamental Descartes: A Practical Guide to the Method and Meditations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Rationalism
In "Fundamental Descartes: A Practical Guide to the Method and Meditations", M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages of Rene Descartes’ two most influential works, "Discourse on the Method" and "Meditations on First Philosophy". Combined with explanations from the author, this book examines in an easy to follow format Descartes’ most important contributions to Western Philosophy.
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.
An Essay concerning Human Enquiry: Exploring the Intersection of Hume and Kant — Perception, Causation and the Limits of Human Understanding
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,160. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Metaphysics is the search into existence, our existence within that existence, and our understanding of these existences. That is, how do we know what (or that) we know? This was a key question for Hume and Kant, and one which we shall consider. This essay, therefore, is a philosophical enquiry into human enquiry itself. We shall ask, how is it — and to what extent do — we understand our world?
Octopus Balls
You set the price! Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
An essay on human perception. The heart of the matter is how man's point of view (geometric and geometric analogy) influences his perception of the truth. Physical perception, promises, subtleties of acting, the question of otherness, and the metaphysical foundation of our existence are covered. The cover image is deliberately childish. The subject matter is important to everyone, including kids.
On the World as Misrepresentation
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,460. 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.
Golden Age Essays
You set the price! Words: 57,250. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
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.
Beyond Reason: Knowledge, Religion and Science in The West
Price: $7.50 USD. Words: 81,530. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » History of Science, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
Where did God come from? Where did He go? What did science inherit from religion? Why does any of this matter? Beyond Reason is a plea for tolerance and understanding in the guise of a 3,000 year intellectual history of religion and science, from the Greeks to the geeks. Critics and readers have enjoyed the conversational, non-academic style and the absence of partisan views.
The Truth Behind the Ben Hammott Confession-Hoax: Rennes-le-Chateau, Mary Magdalene, and the Priory of Sion
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,410. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
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Finally, the mystery is solved and all is revealed. Learn how the Anti-Magdalene conspiracy has been lying to us for thousands of years and how one man stood up for the Truth of Mary Magdalene.