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Phoney Philosophers and the Authentic Author: Exposing the Insidious Tyranny of the Unwise
Price: Free! Words: 31,760. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Christian Theology / General
How could a phoney philosopher, who never picked up arms and wanted the best for his country-folk be vastly more destructive than a serial killer? But Nikolay Chernyshevsky was a calamitous crackpot. His intellectual descendents would precipitate the Red Terror and the 2008 global financial meltdown. This is an exploration of their folly and God's wisdom principles to keep us from being duped.
Hypatia of Alexandria
Series: The Legendary Women of World History, 8. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,130. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Scientists, Inventors, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Biography & Autobiography / Women
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As the western world fell into darkness, she dared defend the light. For over 40 years Hypatia stood between the dark ages and the light of classical philosophy, arts, and sciences. Though none of her books survived the aggressive book burnings of religious zealots, her legacy remains that of one of the greatest scientists of all time. This is her fascinating true story.
The Irrationalist: The Tragic Murder of René Descartes
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 129,880. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2017 by Open Books. Categories: Fiction » Historical » General, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical
An historical murder mystery based on real events. Who would want to murder the world’s most famous philosopher? Turns out: nearly everyone.
Robert Greene’s The 48 Laws of Power Summary
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 6,330. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
This is a Summary of Robert Greene’s #1 Bestseller: The 48 Laws of Power Amoral, cunning, ruthless, and instructive, this piercing work distills three thousand years of the history of power in to forty-eight well explicated laws; this summary is aimed for those who want to capture the gist of the book but don't have the current time to devour all 452 pages.
Beliefs and Civilization Series - In The Beginning
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2016. Categories: Essay » Sociology
This essay is part of a series which examines the impact and the role that beliefs have played in shaping our civilization and the world.
Yazı
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,480. Language: Turkish. Published: November 19, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
2010 Orhan Kemal Öykü Yarışması'nda Ödül alan YAZI, aslında bir birine zincirli sekiz öyküden oluşan bir kitap: "Yazı-tura gibidir aşk; tura gelir yaşarsın, yazı gelir yazarsın…" diyen yazar aslında iç içe geçen zihin oyunlarıyla fantastik bir aşk öyküsünü, edebiyatı, mitolojiyi ve felsefeyi harmanlıyor, bir yandan da aşkı ve ilişkileri sorguluyor...
Radical!
Price: Free! Words: 50,840. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Plays » Religious & Liturgical, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
Radical! begins with a play, If the poor are on the moon.., about Mother Teresa (currrently freely available on the web). Monologs follow on artistic and scientific radicals (Berlioz, Sibelius, Sigmund Freud, JS Mill, Conan Doyle, Bernard Shaw, HG Wells, George Orwell, JB Priestley), as well as shorter features. Environmental verse and an essay on a statistical relativity conclude.
Quotations: Wisdom, Wit, and Movies
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 34,240. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Celebrity culture
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Here are 500+ quotations, collected over 40 years, that express wisdom or wit about humanity and the human condition. Also included are quotes from or about movies, our era's premier art form. Spoken or written by our contemporaries or those from ages past, authors include Camus, Darrow, Milos Forman, Gleason, Buster Keaton, Dick Lane, McCartney, Santayana, Vin Scully, Neil Young, and many more
Bapu
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,510. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
This book is about Gandhiji, his life, work and philosophy.
Teaching Philosophy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 4,720. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013 by Justice Gray. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Home schooling
Do you need a guide for teaching philosophy? This book gives you some basic discussion questions, essay questions, assignments, and even includes grading rubrics! Includes are notes on Thomas Hobbes, Renee Descartes, and John Locke. This book gives you enough material to teach an introductory philosophy class. Whether you teach in an institution, or home school, you will find this book to be