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Speciesism: Why It Is Wrong and the Implications of Rejecting It
Price: Free! Words: 27,490. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book shows why speciesism is wrong, and examines the implications of rejecting it. By doing so, we see more than a few ways in which our behavior and attitudes should change, and change profoundly. "Magnus Vinding makes a compelling case for a moral revolution in human behaviour toward nonhuman individuals." — David Pearce, author of 'The Hedonistic Imperative'.
Morality Defined
Series: Defined. Price: Free! Words: 14,190. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Logic, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Morality today is commonly misunderstood by appealing to some authority which dictates right from wrong with no clear litmus test. It’s time to end the suffering. If we are going to leave a better world for our children, then we need to leave better children for the world. So we should lead by example and be the change we want to see in the world.
Natural Ethics
Price: Free! Words: 22,340. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Gnosticism
A book exploring and defining the ethics of the new thought system of Gnostic Reasonism. A book challenging the hypocritical ethics of Old Testament and Bible ethics, based on the commandments of the lesser god Yahweh/ Jehovah, and also challenging the unsound ethics of Scientific Atheism, the religion of the modern capitalist world.
Downward Spiral
Series: The Serena Wilcox Mysteries, Book 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,330. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Christian » Futuristic, Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
Can Serena Wilcox, former private detective and happily married mother of three, reverse the horrifying downward spiral of humanity? Imagine a world without war, without poverty, and without pain. Imagine a world with no mortality, no morality, and no miracles. This is the future, where everyone is the same and independent thinking is eradicated.
A Quiet Place of Violence: Hunting and Ethics in the Missouri River Breaks
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 47,010. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2015 by Bangtail Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
In this landmark work, Allen Morris Jones spends a year exploring one of the wildest ecosystems in North America, hunting and examining the philosophical issues of blood sport. In the process, he creates both a compelling defense for the hunt as well as one of the tradition's first formal ethics.
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
In these essays we explore some basic questions facing contemporary science. We look at science's history, question its practices and ask about its potential. We examine the strengths and weaknesses of the scientific method, and we seek to understand the worldview that follows from that method. Lastly, we inquire about the future of science, and about problems that science urgently needs to solve.
Ethics Mini: Roles & Boundaries - A Continuing Education Course for Massage Therapists
Price: Free! Words: 6,260. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Distance & online education
This is the full text to the NCBTMB approved continuing education course for massage therapists called Ethics Mini: Roles & Boundaries by Andrea Lipomi, LMT. This download is available for free. If you'd like to receive a certificate of achievement, please refer to www.ConfidentMassage.com for more info (as there is a charge for this).
Methods to Combat Maritime Piracy.
Price: $24.00 USD. Words: 28,990. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Transportation planning, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology
Republication of a Thesis published at SUNY Maritime College. Tackles the problem of Global Maritime Piracy by developing security management principles. .
When The Thin Blue Line Begins To Blur
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 86,980. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » True Crime » General crimes
In light of the increase in tensions between our nations' police departments and the urban communities they serve, this book offers a timely remedy for citizens and officers alike. The author skillfully takes us on a journey of his struggles to start the healing process between the Atlanta Police Department and the urban communities it's sworn to serve and protect.
Tomorrow, as the Crow Flies
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 66,600. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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"Tomorrow, as the Crow Flies" is a book of ideas. Written in the style of a blog, it covers such philosophical topics as the absence of a soul, issues of personal identity and community, core values for modern life, and the nature of truth. Personal, social, and political concerns are also discussed, with a unique form of government offered for consideration in the author’s 'control socialism'.