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ЧЖУАН-ЦЗЫ
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,070. Language: Russian. Published: April 27, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Taoist, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Asian / Chinese
Литературно-философский труд «Чжуан-цзы» -- второй даосский трактат после «Лао-цзы» или «Дао-Дэ Цзин». Условно говоря, если содержание «Лао-цзы» принять за Абстракцию, Дао (道), то «Чжуан-цзы» есть житейское описание этой Абстракции, обозначенное термином Дэ (德). Таким образом, становится понятным реальное значение термина Дао-Дэ, как методики реализации абстрактного содержания в конкретных формах.
Stepping Out of Plato's Cave
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 70,780. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / General, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychotherapy / counseling
Plato's famous Allegory of the Cave teaches us that philosophy can transform our life and elevate it. It can help us understand the narrow "cave" in which we are imprisoned and inspire us to step out of it towards greater horizons. This is the vision of Philosophical Practice, an international movement of philosophers who believe that philosophy can help us live our life more fully and deeply.
The Last Word
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,700. Language: British English. Published: April 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Mental health
Authentic inspiration and comfort from a thousand years ago guiding us to a true understanding of love and being one with all.
Ancient Wisdom, Management and Negotiations in China
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 109,640. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business administration, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Negotiating
In the context of accelerated globalization, China’s stratagemical thought highlights the comparative advantage of its people towards management with an adaptation of ancient wisdom for the new times and modern condition. This edition exercises Chinese style of management and business negotiation implemented via strategic thinking worked out and developed in China throughout the ages of history.
Aerobics for the Mind
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 58,710. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2015 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
Remember when you were a child and incessantly asked your parents “Why?” You still had that childhood gift of wondering about everything from the simple “Why can’t I touch the stove eye when it’s red?” to the most profound questions people can ask “Why can’t I see God if He’s real?” "Aerobics for the Mind" is a book for anyone who still has tha
Bold War 2020 - World Transformation, Unearthed Treasure
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 110,360. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational
Despite the great technological advances of the modern world, society was full of seemingly insoluble problems. Andrew Buchanan looks back from 2050 to see how a selection of mankind's abilities were marshaled against ignorance, lethargy and vested interests to realize a transformed social fabric and optimal world.
Walking the Talk: Engaging the Public to Build a Sustainable World
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 58,700. Language: Canadian English. Published: July 8, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Environmental politics
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W.B.Yeats' line that "The best lack all conviction, while the worst are filled with passionate intensity" could have been written to describe the public attitude towards climate change. _Walking the Talk_ argues that the traditional motivators of "faith" and "duty" have become debased coins, which limits public engagement. In exchange the author offers the ideal of "practical philosophy".
Morning Meditations
You set the price! Words: 12,990. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Meditation, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
In this book of meditative practices and exercises, Marc Libre provides insight into the ancient Stoic school of philosophy. Since becoming a “convert” to Stoicism, Libre has incorporated the view into his daily life. Here, he passes on some perspectives and mantras to introduce the reader to the ancient mindful wisdom that Stoicism has to offer.
Talks With Al
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: May 16, 2013 by Buzzword Books. Categories: Fiction » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
A teenage boy discovers that the local handyman, is actually an intimidating sage - someone who knows more about life and living than a parent or teacher could ever understand. Although Birdie is a smart kid he's no match for a guru! And, as his benign but terrifying guide explains the rudiments of inner awareness, he enters a new world where he can't go back - and can barely go forward.
The Enchiridion of Epictetus
Series: Text Book, Book 7 · On the Spiritual Path, Book 15 · Applied Psychology, Book 11 · Applied Philosophy, Book 6 · Leadership, Book 7. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,340. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The Enchiridion of Epictetus is a classic Stoic text, now written in modern English. Long considered an excellent manual of practical philosophy, you can apply it beneficially to your everyday life. The timeless message of the Enchiridion is as practical today as it was in ancient Greece. Perhaps this is where the it gets its enduring power and long-life. It really does work, start using it today.