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Plato's 7 Early Period Dialogues
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 76,170. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
7 Early Dialogues : In these dialogues, Socrates is the central character, and is believed to be expressing his own views. These are the only remaining record of Socrates' teachings; hence these are known as the Socratic dialogues. Apology (the Death of Socrates) Crito Charmides, or Temperance Laches or Courage Lysis, or Friendship Euthyphro Ion
Ode to Boy, vol. 1: An Anthology of Same-Sex Attraction In Literature from Antiquity Through the 18th Century
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,590. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2014 by Watersgreen House. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Gay, Fiction » Classics
Volume 1 is a refreshingly readable collection of literature devoted to same-sex attraction from the ancient Greeks through the Eighteenth Century. Includes works by Plato, Shakespeare, Rumi, Hafiz, & many others. Hale's introductions to the authors are to the point and sometimes witty, specifying why the author or work is included in the volume and sometimes providing a larger biographical scope.
Heliopolis 1
Price: Free! Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Comics (nonfictional)
Heliopolis, Egypt. Known in ancient times as 'Annu', and known in the Bible as 'On'. Heliopolis may be largely off the radar for many, but it provides the key to understanding far more of who we are, and where we come from, than many imagine. But before we can look at Heliopolis, we need to challenge the way we currently understand human prehistory.
Luna Waxing: Book 1 of the Luna Cycle
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,640. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy, Fiction » Romance » Paranormal
What would you do if you couldn’t hug, kiss, or touch the person closest to you? Celeste Nix thinks she going to a college like any other. And it is, except for some of the people in class. There is Iris, the three-color-dyed-hair pixie girl. There is Hunter, the hunky soccer playing senior. There is Lupe, the modern day Wicca. And then there is Haruki. She doesn't know what he is. Yet.
Meaning: the History of Western Philosophy
Price: Free! Words: 41,020. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
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This engaging and educational work examines the history of western philosophy and many of the greats who contributed to it, beginning with Socrates and Plato and ending with Nietzsche, Sartre and Camus. It provides an introduction to key western schools of thought and represents a valuable reference tool for philosophy students, while also showing how these philosophies are applicable today.
From Socrates to Mill: An Analysis of Prominent Ethical Theories
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 18,920. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The lectures do not only present in non-technical manner the ethical theories of the leading philosophers from Socrates to John Stuart Mill but also critically evaluate them. A handbook/textbook, it also aims to help the readers develop a conscious ethical sense and become critical in choosing a moral system to live by. Written in partnership with OurHappySchool.com, the book is very educational.
The Real and Imaginary Atlantis
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 29,840. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Civilization, Nonfiction » Social Science » Archaeology
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A new theory of Atlantis is developed assuming that Plato’s tale was based on an original story that was badly muddled as it was passed on by word of mouth. By removing the apparent errors from the story a revised Atlantis is proposed. An era in the ancient world is identified that has many similarities to this revised Atlantis, and points to the possible location of the large island and seaport.
The Ideal of Beauty and Other Essays
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,560. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
The collection of essays continues to examine the history and influence of the Ideal tradition as begun in "The Ideal in the West." It looks at topics such as Beauty, Love, the Quest, and Immortality in light of the teachings of Plato, Plotinus, Ficino, Emerson and others.
I have a different story
Price: Free! Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy
Literate ordinary people are not easily bambazzled. This free ebook is part of the Talkback project that through animated videos, ebooks and a 130,000 book tells the history and science of the technology that fires up or kills talkback. Kickstarter is been used to obtain funds to create the video series. This short ebook is a sample of the big book (it is a reward) for potential pledgers.
Giordano Bruno vs Aristotele. La critica di Giordano Bruno al pensiero di Aristotele.
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 81,270. Language: Italian. Published: July 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Renaissance philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
In questo volume viene fatta gradualmente emergere e viene portata ad evidenza la struttura del pensiero bruniano (l'infinito creativo e doppiamente dialettico). Ciò viene realizzato attraverso la critica ed il ribaltamento bruniano della logica che innerva tre testi aristotelici fondamentali: la "Metafisica", la "Fisica", "Il cielo".