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What is Enlightenment? Theories about Knowing Yourself Beneath Your Societal Identity, God and the Unseen Realm From Plato, Isaac Newton, Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Immanuel Kant
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,440. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Throughout the years many other philosophers and physicists, including Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Immanuel Kant, Isaac Newton, and Albert Einstein, have repeatedly suggested that to find peace, comfort, passion and happiness, people must look inside and get to know themselves, or their soul. And that within our selves lay limitless knowledge about what we cannot see in the physical world.
How Do You Know You're Reading a Book? And Other Strange Questions Answered By Old Greek Guys
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: American English. Published: January 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
How do you know you're reading right now? To many it seems obvious, but to a strange group of people—philosophers—it's not so obvious. This book is a humorous look at philosophy's strange answers, and even stranger people. Included are original sources, summaries, questions to think about, and paradoxes about knowledge and nuclear fission.
Fundamental Plato: A Practical Guide to the Apology, Crito, Phaedo, and Republic
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,100. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
The following is one in a series of reviews that has 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 early Greek philosophy with an emphasis on some of the more important works of Plato.
Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Nicomachean Ethics and Politics
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,110. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This book is one in a series that has 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 the moral and political ideas of Aristotle.
Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Physics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,320. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Aristotle’s "Physics" remains one of the most influential works in all of Western Philosophy. For more than a thousand years it had stood as a pillar to all philosophical and scientific thought. In "Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Physics", M. James Ziccardi presents all of the essential ideas presented in the work in an easy to follow format.
Onafhankelijk Denken - filosoferen doe je zelf
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,030. Language: Dutch. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Onafhankelijke Denken is een ideaal boek als je zelf het filosofische pad op wilt gaan. Dit boek stimuleert het eigen denken, o.a. door vragen te stellen en de dialoog aan te gaan, maar behandelt ook de "kritische fase" waarin het denkproces onderzocht wordt op logica en argumentatie. Onafhankelijk Denken is zowel geschikt voor filosofie-lessen maar zeker ook voor zelfstudie.
Fundamentals of Western Philosophy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,260. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
This work includes detailed examinations of the ideas put forth by such influential thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, George Berkeley, John Locke, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, Arthur Schopenhauer, Bertrand Russell, Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Stuart Mill, and Alexis de Tocqueville.
Arbitrary Nonsense (or the Pendulum Rift)
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 96,610. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Adventure, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Sci-Fi & fantasy
Arbitrary Nonsense is a surreal odyssey of the mind. A dark comedy in search of truth in an absurd universe. A dystopian fable of a clockwork future. They say you can never step in the same river twice, and the same goes for skinny-dipping in the collective unconscious. It is alive. And for the dreamers and the dreamed, nothing is more dangerous...
The State of American Thought: Ensnared in a fallacious liberal-conservative dichotomy
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 204,500. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Social Science » Linguistics / Sociolinguistics
The State of American Thought is a theoretical framework of American culture followed by a narrative of the preliminary platform of The Ecumenical Humanist International Political Party. The goal of the book is to help Americans and people around the world eliminate man-made sufferings through engagement in ecumenical humanist behavioral, cultural and political revolutions.
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.