Books tagged: rationalism

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HyperHumanity
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 214,540. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
The Ultimate Enlightenment – the Age of Hyperreason – led by higher humanity (the HyperHumans) will power humanity ahead to a Star Trek future where we travel the physical galaxies in starships, and thence to mental galaxies that we traverse in vessels of the purest light. HyperHumanity is not here to help Old Humanity. It is here to replace it!
Science's War On Reason
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,920. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Rationalism
Scientists are anti-rationalists and anti-intellectuals, antagonistic to reason, antagonistic to the inevitable destination where reason leads us: zero/infinity singularities. These are the Leibnizian monads that define existence itself, but which will never be objects of sensory science. No Super Large Hadron Collider will ever detect a single trace of them.
Transcendental Mathematics
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 133,170. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Mathematics
Immanuel Kant, via his philosophy of transcendental idealism, attempted to explain science within a philosophical and even religious context. This attempt ultimately failed, but the project itself need not be abandoned. This book shows, via a detailed investigation of Kant’s philosophy, that the only way to make sense of science is via transcendental mathematics.
Hyperreason
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 116,290. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Rationalism
The central claim of rationalism is that a sufficiently clever person, sitting alone in their room, could work out all of the principles of existence, everything that makes our world what it is. No faith and no sensory observations or experiments are required. Welcome to the Birth of Hyperreason. Welcome to the Mind of God!
Social Constructivism and Christianity: A Disturbingly Short Guide to Everything
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 8,070. Language: American English. Published: September 1, 2015. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
This short essay addresses the intersection between social constructivism and biblical Christianity. Includes consideration of the implications of this interaction for the development of intercultural competence among followers of Jesus. The primary audience is North American, though others may find the considerations herein to be useful and applicable to their context.
Whither Science? Three Essays
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,710. Language: American English. Published: February 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
This collection of three essays explores some basic questions facing contemporary science. We look at its history, question its practices and examine its potential. We examine the strengths and weaknesses of the scientific method, and we seek to understand the worldview that follows from it. Lastly, we inquire about the future of science and about problems that science urgently needs to solve.
Fundamental Descartes: A Practical Guide to the Method and Meditations
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,430. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Rationalism
In "Fundamental Descartes: A Practical Guide to the Method and Meditations", M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages of Rene Descartes’ two most influential works, "Discourse on the Method" and "Meditations on First Philosophy". Combined with explanations from the author, this book examines in an easy to follow format Descartes’ most important contributions to Western Philosophy.
World Politics: Rationalism and Beyond
Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 67,230. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2013 by Society for Philosophy & Culture. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
This book provides an overview of the entire discipline of world affairs in a way that makes immediate sense. It is also a critique of the limits that rationalism sets on how we know world affairs, showing how we might transcend these limits by augmenting rationalist research with non-rationalist techniques.
Richard Dawkins The God Delusion: A Theist Response
Price: Free! Words: 1,820. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
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In this interesting piece; the author argues that Richard Dawkins has failed in his attempts to put a good rational argument for atheism. The professor uses the rather feeble approach of setting up straw men only to dismantle them with great relish. These repeated mischaracterizations of faith do the atheist camp no favours. All it does is betray a vitriolic personal agenda.
Faith and Reason and Faith in Reason
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,410. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
This book explores the philosophical aspects of religious faith and reason. To me, doubt seems more reasonable than certainty. Open-mindedness seems more reasonable than fixed belief. Doubt and open-mindedness are often mistaken for confusion, though. Also, like certainty and faith, they can be taken to extremes. Version 2.0 Without the restrictions of faith, the mind has