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Socrates PI: 415 BC
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 53,880. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Socrates a detective in ancient Athens? When the holy statues of Athens, the herms, were castrated, Socrates was there. He would try to discover the perpetrators. Then, an adolescent boy was castrated; Socrates would know about it. Socrates, philosopher became Socrates, Private Investigator: Socrates PI.
De la mano de los griegos
Price: Free! Words: 39,330. Language: Spanish. Published: April 29, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general, Essay » Sociology
Te ha tocado estudiar Filosofía, o simplemente te interesa, o te gustaría haberla comprendido mejor… Necesitas una introducción sencilla y convincente. Aquí la tienes. Un libro que comienza por el principio y avanza paso a paso, tal como se dio en la historia de la humanidad de la mano de los griegos, hace ya 26 siglos.
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
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.
Topus Uranus
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: Spanish. Published: November 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Estudio de las principales ideas vertidas en los Diálogos de Platón.
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, the book is very educational.
Los Presocraticos
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,120. Language: Spanish. Published: October 15, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Idealism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
Este es un recorrido por los principales planteamientos de la filosofía Presocrática. Desde el siglo V a.n.e., Hesiodo, Homero, la Polis, la Physis, Tales de Mileto, Anaximandro, Anaxímenes, Jenófanes de Colofón y finalmente Pitágoras y el gran maestro Parménides.
Nietzsche: Superman or Clark Kent
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 9,440. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
This is a collection of essays, including the title one, in which various people are skewered (Nietzsche, Bertrand Russell, Freud, Socrates) and various subjects are given a twist. There are a few stories for comic relief, like the one about the orchestra leader who liked to play with his baton in public.
Grammar Without Tears
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,530. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Literacy, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Humor and satire
Learn while you laugh, laugh while you learn, with this short guide to the most egregious errors commonly made in English.
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.
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.