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Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.
Stoicism: A Practical Guide to the Select Works of Seneca
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
In this book, M. James Ziccardi presents in an easy to follow format the key passages and principal ideas that are put forward in six of Seneca’s most important works: On the Shortness of Life On Anger On the Happy Life On Peace of Mind On Benefits On Clemency. Portions of this book have been extracted from M. James Ziccardi’s "Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By".
Political Philosophy: A Practical Guide to the Select Works of John Stuart Mill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Utilitarianism
John Stuart Mill is widely regarded as one of the most influential philosophers of the 19th-century. In this book, M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages and principal ideas which are put forward in four of Mill’s most influential works: "On Liberty", "Considerations on Representative Government", "Utilitarianism", and "The Subjection of Women".
Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Nicomachean Ethics and Politics
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,110. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: 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.
Human Relationships - What Does Love Do
Series: Love · Letters. Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013 by Divine Truth. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Education, Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Education
Jesus provides guidelines on how to maintain loving personal relationships in harmony with Divine Love, giving some practical examples, and he gives an introduction to soulmates.
 Document source filename: 20050323 Human Relationships - What Does Love Do. This ebook is a letter written by Jesus (AJ Miller) to various people on 23rd March 2005.
On Individualism and Conformity: Borat, Wall Street and the Problem with Cults
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by White Sun Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This essay embarks on a discussion of the current conceptions of individualism and identity in the United States, and how this gets warped in such a way as to actually reinforce conformity and compliance. Part of The Brain Trust series, by Jules Okapi, a series of philosophical and political essays.
If God Worked Where You Do
Price: Free! Words: 51,940. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Ethics
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Consider the possible effects of having God work where you do and how the working environment might be different.
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.
The Virtual State and the Fall of Empires: Digital Rights Management, Virtual Rights, and the Decline of the Nation-State System
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,720. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
We may use public policy and software design to address contemporary issues online today, extend constitutional rights into virtual space, and build a foundation for a digital society. Digital life, liberty, and happiness . . . .
New Institutes. A Primer of Practical Theology for 21st Century America
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 26,360. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Essay » Literature
A work of practical theology that reexamines and reinterprets key concepts and traditional theistic arguments of Western Christianity from the perspective of global economics and ecology.