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The Annotations
Price: Free! Words: 13,830. Language: English. Published: October 4, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy, Nonfiction » History » History of things
I read big so that you can read small. I know that being contemplative about life is not always beneficial as the excessive thoughts can weigh you down and take you out of the eternal moment, but I also know that reading snippets like the ones in the book help to put some of your present worries and troubles into a larger perspective. None of us can ever be too busy to wonder how to make ourselves
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!
The Last Man Who Knew Everything
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,750. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
Three hundred years ago, it was still possible for an intelligent person to have read all of the books that constituted the whole knowledge base of the world. Leibniz was the last genius to truly know everything and to accept that the universe was an organism rather than a machine. It was a very special type of organism - a mathematical organism, made of monadic souls.
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.
Miracles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,460. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Spinoza analyse les miracle de façon à la fois rationnelle et critique. Il s’agit moins pour Voltaire de critiquer les miracles que de s’interroger sur leur formation. Deux points de vue complémentaires sur le phénomène des miracles.
Descartes' Devil: Three Meditations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 39,680. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2012 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
"Descartes’ Devil" is a moving and beautifully constructed book that opens our eyes to the fantasy, humor, and imagination of Descartes. Grünbein’s thought-provoking reflections on the poetry and modernity of the philosopher — this man "chosen to set the course for all of us" — are heightened and made whole by his own playful poems, which conclude each meditation.
John Toland: Ireland's Forgotten Philosopher, Scholar ... and Heretic
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,660. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2012 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Philosopher biography, Essay » Literature
An examination of the life and work of John Toland, scholar and philosopher of international renown. A prolific writer on important political and religious issues of his day, he was the first person to be called a freethinker (by Bishop Berkeley). He is chiefly remembered today for his book Christianity Not Mysterious, which was condemned by British and Irish parliaments and publicly burned.
Ontologia y Metafisica
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,150. Language: Spanish. Published: June 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / General
La metafisica es la rama de la filosofía que se ocupa de la naturaleza de la realidad última. La metafísica está dividida en ontología, que tiene que ver con la cuestión de cómo muchos tipos fundamentales de entidades componen el universo, y la propia metafísica, que se ocupa de describir los rasgos más generales de la realidad.
Epistemología Kantiana
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern
Renato Descartes y David Hume habían iniciado una crítica del conocimiento humano y habían colocado la teoría del conocimiento antes de las investigaciones de orden metafísico. Lo que ellos buscaban era el origen de nuestras ideas. Para Descartes y los racionalistas las ideas eran innatas. Para Hume y los empiristas las ideas eran adquiridas.
Epistemología de Spinoza
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,940. Language: Spanish. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology, Nonfiction » New Age » Dream interpretation
Para Spinoza, el entendimiento tiene que ver con el comportamiento y con el pensamiento: pensar bien es actuar bien. El pecado es por una mala percepción, todas las pasiones están vinculadas con una mala percepción.