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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 Alexis de Tocqueville: A Practical Guide to Democracy in America
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
This book is one of a series that have 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 political philosophy and especially Tocqueville’s masterpiece, "Democracy in America".
Fundamental Boethius: A Practical Guide to the Theological Tractates and Consolation of Philosophy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,230. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
In "Fundamental Boethius: A Practical Guide to the Theological Tractates and Consolation of Philosophy", M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages and ideas from two of Boethius’ two most influential works, the "Theological Tractates" and "Consolation of Philosophy". (Portions of this book have been extracted from M. James Ziccardi’s "The Essence of Medieval Philosophy.")
Fundamental Rousseau: A Practical Guide to The Social Contract, Emile, and More
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,940. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern
Portions of this book have been extracted in their entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy", with the exception of the section dealing with "Emile", which is exclusive to this book. It is intended to serve as a primer for students of the political philosophy and especially the more important works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
Medieval Philosophy: A Practical Guide to Roger Bacon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,700. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Medieval, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
This book is one in a series of reviews that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "The Essence of Medieval Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of medieval philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of Roger Bacon.
Modern Goddess: Trapped by Apollo
Series: Modern Goddess, Book 4. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,790. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
The first casualty in every war is the truth. Which is very bad if you happen to be Truth herself….
The International Political Economy of Risk: Rationalism, Calculation, and Power
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 117,730. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
The discipline of international political economy faces a number of critical challenges at present, as it seeks to incorporate a number of relatively new issues, one of these being "risk". This captivating and enlightening study redresses the neglect of "risk" in this field by focusing on objectivist rationalism.
Return to the Real
Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 65,220. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Essay » Political
The book presented in front of you is an intellectual inquiry into how the society of today should develop and finally be sent on a way of progress for the whole of humanity. It is a radical thought presented both philosophically and in a plain language. It is a must read for any that wish for a better world for all, an inqury into the obstacles that are present now and will be for the time being.
The Search for the Dice Man
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 109,290. Language: English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
Young Larry is about to marry his boss's daughter when the FBI shows up wanting to arrest his notorious Diceman father Luke, whose existence Larry has tried to keep hidden. His carefully ordered world crumbles. He needs to find Luke before the FBI can. His search takes him to dice centers, to a new love, to rigging the stock market, to Luke--and to total comic chaos.
Eastern Thinking for a Western World
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,240. Language: American English. Published: February 25, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
Join our dialog in which Master Rosenfeld describes his long journey through the world of martial arts and how he came to be the renowned instructor and authority that he is today. Learn how Chen-Style Tai Chi was developed through the use of warfare weaponry such as the Guan Dao, and how it has evolved and continues to change to this day.