Books tagged: postmodernism

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The Oxford Tribe
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 96,160. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2015 and represented by Andy Ross Agency. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
The city of dreaming spires. Eden meets academia. The stuffiest place in Britain, and the silliest too. Oxford is many things to many people, but for Peter Rudiak-Gould, newly arrived as a student of anthropology, it was the most exotic tribe he could hope to study (and join). Part memoir, part field guide, The Oxford Tribe will entertain the seasoned traveler and the armchair philosopher alike.
Госпиталь. Per Aspera (Hospital. Per Aspera)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 101,710. Language: Russian. Published: September 7, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Paranormal, Fiction » Literary collections » Russian & Former Soviet Union
После страшной аварии, главный герой романа обнаруживает себя в безлюдном старинном здании, со всех сторон окруженном мрачным парком. Дом очень похож на Госпиталь, который покинули врачи. Редкие пациенты, которых встречает герой, ведут себя как-то странно, а надпись: «ПОИСК СЕТИ» — словно приклеилась к экрану мобильного телефона. Как выбраться из западни — неизвестно…
Dismantling the Divine: D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce, Samuel Beckett
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 105,190. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics, Essay » Literature
A groundbreaking and original book, "Dismantling the Divine" considers how D.H. Lawrence, James Joyce, and Samuel Beckett criticize the nineteenth-century concept of the artist as the replacement for Jesus Christ as the divine prophet of universal truth. In addition, the book shows how these three novelists engage with Nietzsche, Heidegger, Schopenhauer, and other key philosophers.
Sharing Your Faith: Good News for Everyone
Series: The Gospel and Evangelism. Price: Free! Words: 13,540. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Ministry / Evangelism
In this series of articles, we show how a Christian might share the faith with other people - with those who do not go to church, and with those who do - using friendship, compassion, and helpfulness. One article addresses the new age, another the perspective of postmodernism and relativism.
Evolutionary Enlightenment-Living from Your Creative Impulse (The Future of Western Civilization Series 1)
Series: Future of Western Civilization, Book 15. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,850. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
Andrew Cohen is interviewed by Psychiatrist Dr Nicholas Beecroft. Andrew is a leading spiritual teacher, a pioneer of Evolutionary Enlightenment- Integral, post-postmodern enlightenment. He is founder of EnlightenNext Magazine and EnlightenNext, a global network of centers of students and people who follow his teachings.
Flight From the Absolute: Cynical Observations on the Postmodern West. volume 2
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 227,760. Language: British English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
Can a society function without myth, particularly an origins myth? Can parallels be drawn between myth and the theory of evolution? Are there parallels between the way myths gain prestige (and shield their beliefs from criticism) and how evolution is marketed? To understand how evolution’s sacred aura has been built up, advances in philosophy of science are examined.
Flight From the Absolute: Cynical Observations on the Postmodern West. volume I.
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 174,770. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Essay » Sociology
Does “religious belief” concern only those believing in some form of the supernatural or is everyone religious? What if religion was simply a set of beliefs enabling us to make sense of our lives? Might even "secular" Western elites be religious? How would this affect our view of the history of Western civilisation? Can science play a role in religion?
Bruce Conner: in the Estheticization of Violence
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,370. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013 by Book Case Engine. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Artists
Someday Bruce Conner will be considered as a pioneer of the post-modern aesthetic trend, along with the likes of Lawrence Stern or Marcel Duchamp. Strange claim you may think since none of them really created during the post-modern era. This claim is made clear in this book, which covers the filmic work of Bruce Conner, the pioneer of found footage filmmaking, so well-known nowadays for having
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.
The Last Zoo, a short story
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: June 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Literature » Literary
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In a not-so-different future, an old zoo tended by a single janitor stands nearly empty and peaceful until a new intern arrives. He creates a few strange exhibits and shifts a paradigm or two in the process.