Posts Tagged ‘ Philosophy ’

What Is Reality?

Nov 15th, 2016 | By

Bernardo Kastrup asks all the big questions. What if all your intuition is completely learnt and utterly wrong? What if all your experiences are completely simulated by your mind? Why do we feel that the waking world is something external to the images in our mind. Watch and find the answers to these questions. Go

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In the Absence of Human Beauty

Oct 14th, 2016 | By

This book is a collection of vivid philosophical fragments engaging with ethical and sceptical themes by means of an engagement with several major European thinkers, including Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Levinas and Wittgenstein. Reviewers have called it ‘absorbing’ and ‘profound’. “A gripping oddity infused with a sense of drama rare among contemporary British philosophers,” says one Amazon review.

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Featured book – Stargazers

Aug 18th, 2016 | By

What exactly distinguishes the good life? Is it pleasure? Is it virtue? Is it wisdom? Or is it something else? Each of the ancient philosophers of Greece and Rome had an answer, because for them it was the most important question. Stargazers takes us into their lives, depicting their efforts to understand the nature of

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Featured book – A New Philosophy of Literature

Jun 23rd, 2016 | By

Published in 2012, A New Philosophy of Literature, by Nicholas Hagger explores the fundamental unity of World Literature. In this work of literary Universalism which carries forward the thinking in T.S. Eliot s Tradition and the Individual Talent and other essays, Hagger traces the fundamental theme of world literature, which has alternating metaphysical and secular aspects:

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Overview of More Than Allegory, new from Bernardo Kastrup

Feb 7th, 2016 | By

“Over the years I have felt that the limitations of mainstream religion increasingly outweigh its potential benefits, but More Than Allegory sees into its heart, enabling us to consider religion with fresh perspective and redeeming it for our generation.” ~ Rupert Spira Publishing April 29th 2016 To mark the online availability of my new book

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Publication Date

Nov 27th, 2015 | By

New from JHP Non-Fiction Titles Incompatible Ballerina and Other Essays by Charles William Johns ISBN: 978-1-78279-875-0 (Paperback) £14.99 $25.95 AMAZON US AMAZON UK INDIEBOUND EISBN: 978-1-78279-876-7 (eBook) £8.99 $12.99 AMAZON US AMAZON UK HIVE INDIEBOUND   ‘Philosophy’ (one form of neurosis) is the proper place for thinking neurosis. It is there where one form of

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Who’s Right about whose Right? 

Nov 10th, 2015 | By

by Jack E. Brush Once again, we are observing the failure of “rights talk” to resolve the most pressing social issues of our day. In an interview last Saturday on the Christian Broadcasting Network, Jeb Bush defended the view that Christian business owners have the right to refuse service at same-sex marriages. Quoting “Huffington Post”:

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In the Absence of Human Beauty by Matthew Alun Ray

Oct 15th, 2015 | By

In the Absence of Human Beauty Philosophical Fragments By Matthew Alun Ray A collection of vivid fragments engaging with ethical and sceptical themes by means of an engagement with several major European thinkers, including Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Levinas and Wittgenstein. Extract – Regina Olsen stands stock still, her eyes staring out of the window, silent, her

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AFTER THE FALL: THE ROOTS OF PSYCHIC PATHOLOGY AND ALIENATION FROM NATURE

Oct 9th, 2015 | By

Part One by Steve Taylor, author of The Fall (Iff Books) Since Europeans first arrived on the shores of the ‘New World,’ one of the greatest sources of culture clash between European colonists and indigenous tribal peoples has been their different attitudes to nature. Indigenous peoples throughout the world have been consistently appalled by European

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Destination of the Species – The Riddle of Human Existence

Sep 8th, 2015 | By

by Micheal Meacher What is the purpose of existence, and what are we here for? This book seeks to answer just that question. Government minister seeks meaning of life, the universe and everything 978-1-84694-263-1, $19.95/£9.99, paperback, 251pp 978-1-84694-631-8, $9.99/£6.99, ebook   Impressive book, it is exceptionally well-informed and wide ranging. Scientific Network Review Meacher draws a

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