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Aramanthes' Wall
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 254,210. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Themes & motifs » Political
A political scandal uncovers a society dating back to the beginnings of democracy - one very different to what we know. Thus begins the unravelling of the strands that have bound western society together for centuries. As politicians and the powerful interests controlling them vanish forever, nobody is quite sure where this pure democracy will ultimately lead.
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.
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.
The First Party
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Philosophy
A quorum of influential thinkers set stage for a memorable drinking party circa 380 B.C. Between arguments and a garden variety of layers of wisdom the genesis of platonic love is revealed.
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.
O canto de Gregório
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 7,720. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 23, 2012. Categories: Plays » European / Spanish & Portuguese
Peça de Teatro brasileira, montada em 2004 pelo Grupo de Teatro Macunaíma, dirigida por Antunes Filho. Gregório, envolto em seus pensamentos, conversa com Jesus, Sócrates e Buda, e então enfrenta um julgamento como réu, acusado de não ser um homem bom.
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
The Vampire Lucius Lafayette: Volume 1 (Collected Stories)
Series: The Vampire Lucius Lafayette, Book 5. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
The first four stories in The Misgivings of the Vampire Lucius Lafayette series. This four pack includes the following 4 stories: Leather Apron: #1 Mardi Gras: #2 Hemlock Crescent: #3 Hell's Disciples: #4
Hemlock Crescent (The Misgivings of the Vampire Lucius Lafayette)
Series: The Vampire Lucius Lafayette, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,440. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Hemlock Crescent is #3 in The Misgivings of the Vampire Lucius Lafayette series. The vampire Lucius Lafayette has decided to visit Greece. Ancient Greece, where Socrates is a well established philosopher and general. But the vampire is not there so much for Socrates as he is for the werewolves. Athens is in a decades long war with Sparta, a war that looks like they'll be losing.
Is Misanthropy a Choice or an Instinct?
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 780. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2012. Categories: Essay » Author profile
Ruminations on the author's constant struggle with his fellow man.