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Ass/u/me
Price: Free! Words: 1,280. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
The author wonders what it means when people assume and offers some insights into what assumptions are, why we assume, and why it might be best to not assume at all.
Portraits in Philosophy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,210. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Readers of this decorative and informative book will find a treasure-trove of valuable information about many of the greatest thinkers ever to have shaped the Western world. Beginning with Thales of Miletus and ending with Robert Nozick, Portraits in Philosophy examines 50 of the most influential Western philosophers of the past two millenniums.
Summa Sophialogica, Volume 1
Series: Summa Sophialogica, I-I. Price: Free! Words: 520,140. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The Summa Sophialogica is a comprehensive humanist reworking of Thomas Aquinas’ Summa Theologica. The rhetorical and logical organization of this work is identical to the original, as is its scope--which incorporates an examination of all sentient morality and experience. However, the author has recast the questions posed and the answers given herein to suit a non-theistic audience. Part 1 of 4.
The Pioneer
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 57,590. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
"Everything good that I did was down to him; his influence, his creativity - his telepathy. I was his greatest experiment." Oliver Trent aims a stolen pistol through the gloom of dusk in ancient Pompeii. Thomas Kealy stands against a wall, confident that he will not be hurt. It was he who pressed the weapon into Oliver's hands and persuaded him to shoot - as an experiment in influence
Shadows of Marrakech
Price: Free! Words: 66,970. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
In Marrakech, Chemchi, a Berber girl, enters into a bargain with a brutal slave master. In return for his help, she must track down the son he needs to save him. He awakens her power to see the unseen: a living carpet of shadows, a portal to an uncanny parallel world. Chemchi finds the son. But she also finds out the truth about her mother. And Cracked Marrakech has a mind of its own...
Remains
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Graphic novels & comics » Literary
A wordless comic about life, dreams, and the fragility of both.
From the Corners of My Mind
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 5,030. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » American poetry
This is an original collection of poems about various subjects we may be effected by in our lives
In Defence Of The School. A Public Issue
Price: Free! Words: 45,950. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013 by tstorme. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
As a painfully outdated institution the school is accused of many things. This book advocates the acquittal of the school. This defence of the school starts from an investigation of what makes a school a school and pinpoints why the school has value in and of itself. It reveals the various attempts to rob the school of its scholastic character, that is, to tame the school.
Circles of Reasoning
You set the price! Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
This book is an explanation for many events we see around of us. Why some jobs are done very easily and some others sees totally blocked, despite the great effort we made. In this book I explained a theory about how we move toward history to be here we are. The causality in this book is described with a new ontology that will amaze you.
An Analysis of High School
Price: Free! Words: 30,080. Language: English. Published: April 21, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology
A philosophical analysis of high school from the perspective of a senior. Some topics explored are the categories of humans and the general make-up of society, elementary and middle school, types of students and the various roles one can play in high school, gossip, love, relationships, friendships, and emotions.