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The Humanist Approach to Happiness: Free Digital Sampler
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Price: Free! Words: 3,980. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book is provided as a free sampler of Jen Hancock’s The Humanist Approach to Happiness: Practical Wisdom and includes selected excerpts taken from several of the chapters. This sampler represents about 10% of the book. The full version goes into more detail on each of the concepts and many more and includes information on how to implement these ideas in a practical way.
What Will Happen on December 21st, 2012?
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,780. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012 by Bookpal Australia. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
New Book Exposes the Truth About the 2012 Phenomenon Author Peter Jolie sheds light on one of the most intriguing beliefs involving the final days of humankind. The destiny of the earth and the human race has always been a subject of speculation and debate. This deeply rooted fascination has manifested in religion, culture, literature, the arts and even science. Author Peter Jolie invites readers
The ONE and the ALL: An Evolutionary Approach to God, Self and Transcendence
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 77,150. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
The case is made that perennial philosophy that goes back thousands of years can be understood in a contemporary scientific/evolutionary framework. This is a ‘big picture’ book traverses a number of disciplines that trace the ascent of humankind. In the course of that journey, an answer to the eternal question "who and what am I?" is proposed.
Essere al mondo
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Series: Studi prosofici. Price: Free! Words: 85,190. Language: Italian. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Questo libro è un'introduzione alla biografia generale e alla prosofia, riflessione post-ontologica sull'origine di ogni darsi eventuale, senza preclusioni ideotiche. Vi è indagato il fondamento del sapere e dell'agire comune a tutti gli esseri umani, provando a rifletterlo in un meta-pensiero adogmatico, aperto al contributo attivo estetico ed etico di ciascuno.
The Visual Non Visuals
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Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
There are seasons - those that the body feels. And then, there are seasons - those that the mind and heart feel. This is a collection of those days and moments, a gentle journey through all the seasons of the heart - the author's first published book.
Understanding Sartre: Existentialism is a Humanism
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 9. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,450. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
In 'Existentialism is a Humanism', Jean-Paul Sartre defended existential philosophy from a wide range of criticisms, including a popular perception that many of its key tenets were overly pessimistic. This essay-length guide explains many of the arguments Sartre presented in the lecture, including key concepts such as abandonment, and existence preceding essence.
Nine Thinkers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,600. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Each chapter in this volume is dedicated to an idea that helped shape our world. It begins with Plato and love, then moves on to look at Aristotle and virtue, Descartes and existence, Kant's concepts and intuitions, Marx and class struggle, Freud and the subconscious, Sartre and existentialism, Rawls and justice as fairness and, finally, Júrgen Habermas and the ideal speech community.
How To Save The World (Not another global warming book)
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Price: Free! Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
The Mayans' prediction didn't come true but are we really out of danger? The world is still in peril and if it hasn't ended yet, it will soon if we don't do something to save it. 'How To Save The World' is not about global warming, but a reminder for all of us to change our ways before we kill the planet and ourselves along with it.
Message from the Great Rainbow
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,880. Language: British English. Published: December 22, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
"Little sister, let me tell you this story. It is a simple story. It came to me last night in my dreams...." So begins this enchanting account of a mystical journey.
Ideas for Post-human Civilization
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Price: Free! Words: 6,570. Language: American English. Published: December 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Robotics
Most people imagine the future to be a wonderful place, perhaps even flawless. Just how good the future is? In the book: Ideas for Post-human Civilization, the author has a rather pessimistic view on this topic. Through convincing evidence, the book will show you some dangerous flaws that exist in the society today that might drive humanity to extinction in the future.