Books tagged: ethics

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Off The Track
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 17,900. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Animals
1St Prize Winner - Royal Palm Literary Award – It's been compared to Aesop Fables - mad-cap lives of three lovable greyhounds: Libby, a sensible, retired, champion racing greyhound. Her adopted sisters: Precious Princess nicknamed P.P., was a pampered beauty queen & diva, saves a mans life, wakes up in the pound & Fawn who is affectionately called Nut who is the cause of all kinds of mayhem.
Fountane Of
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,310. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Short and edgy, the classic SF "What if..?" An everyman "Joe the Plumber" risks everything in an attempt to prove the establishment wrong and achieve his dreams his own way... In the tradition of Frederic Brown. "Fountane Of" was first published in HelixSF, edited by William Sanders.
The Humanist Approach to Happiness: Practical Wisdom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 41,880. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement, Nonfiction » Parenting » Teens
The Humanist Approach to Happiness is a book that basically says – here are personal ethics, here is why they are important, and here is how you can apply them to your daily life and why doing so will help you live a happier more productive life. It isn’t a philosophy book so much as a book about the pragmatic reasons for being an ethical, compassionate and responsible person.
How to Espress Life Into a Very Small Cup - a reading of Western Philosophy while making coffee
You set the price! Words: 74,280. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Humor
This is a story of six people who through their actions and discussion deal with the lack of meaning in their own lives. It is an Existential Cubist review of life, death, love, sex, religion, drugs, music, real estate, Star Wars, Nazism, driving, pornography, success, failure and so much more. And coffee, of course. It is an easy reading of Western Philosophy, while making coffee.
Human-Animal Studies: Animal Welfare
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,150. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2010 by Lantern. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
One in the series of Human-Animal Studies ebooks produced as a result of the (printed) publication of the definitive HAS handbook, Teaching the Animal: Human–Animal Studies across the Disciplines. This chapter focuses on animal welfare, includes two course syllabi, and has a full resources section covering all disciplines.
As The Eagle Cries Sharon’s Journey Home
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,200. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
This is the story of a young woman misdiagnosed with a bipolar disorder, her accident and coma. Her mother finds guidance and peace in the teachings and traditions of Native American (Lakota) spirituality. It is only through a deep spiritual connection to her daughter in a coma that the family is able to make the final decision to allow her to die without further medical intervention.
Panoramic Insight
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 10,460. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Fiction » Poetry » Spiritual
It is a compilation of works on the author's observations of the world, interesting experiences, over-imaginative dreams, in-depth insights into some parts of Buddhism unknown to the general public and summaries of Philosophical theories.
Contre l'idée de sanction
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: French. Published: December 9, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
" L'idée de sanction vient se fondre dans l'idée plus morale de 'coopération' ; celui qui fait le bien universel travaille à une œuvre si grande qu'il a idéalement droit au concours de tous les êtres, membres du même tout, depuis la première monère jusqu'à la cellule cérébrale de l'organisme le plus élevé."
Price: Free! Words: 60,470. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
You're seventeen, and studying hard for your A levels. How would you like it if you were suddenly adopted by a Great Being, who had been around for ever and knew everything? 'Pretty useful, with all that knowledge and the exams coming up', would be your first reaction, I expect. But then the Great Being lets slip that the end of the world is just around the corner.
Understanding Aristotle: The Virtues
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: January 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Philosophy
This guide covers Book 2 of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics in which he discusses the virtues. It explains the difference between moral and intellectual virtues, what Aristotle means by 'happiness', what he considers vices, and his 'doctrine of the mean'.