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Free Will & Determinism eBooks

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  • The Enchiridion

    by Epictetus ...
    "No man is free who is not master of himself."“Of all existing things some are in our power, and others are not in our power.”The Enchiridion or ‘Manual’ of Epictetus is a short manual of Stoic ethical advice from the 2nd-century Greek Stoic philosopher Epictetus. The focus is on applying philosophy in daily life. The primary theme is that one should accept what happens.The manual has played a ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Brave Enough

    A Mini Instruction Manual for the Soul

    Bold, brave and beautiful, Brave Enough is a gem-like collection of thoughts and aphorisms from Cheryl Strayed, the inspirational author of the bestselling Wild.'Everyone should have at least two copies of Brave Enough: one to keep near the bath, and one to give out, generously, to whoever needs the help.' -- The PoolAcross the world, millions of people have found life and depth in the words of ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • The Unbearable Lightness of Being

    by Milan Kundera ...
    'A cult figure.' Guardian'A dark and brilliant achievement.' Ian McEwan'Shamelessly clever ... Exhilaratingly subversive and funny.' Independent'A modern classic ... As relevant now as when it was first published. ' John BanvilleA young woman is in love with a successful surgeon; a man torn between his love for her and his womanising. His mistress, a free-spirited artist, live... ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Letters From A Stoic

    All Three Volumes

    by Seneca ...
    Like the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, Seneca’s Letters are a treasure of practical wisdom on how to live and enjoy life. The focus is on living a simple, stress-free life through the use of rationalism. The letters provide practical steps for people to deal with the human suffering that comes with life’s problems. Topics featured range from discussions on the shortness of life and anger to ... Read more

    $14.66 AUD

  • On Liberty (Mobi Classics)

    On Liberty is a philosophical work by 19th century English philosopher John Stuart Mill, first published in 1859. To the Victorian readers of the time it was a radical work, advocating moral and economic freedom of individuals from the state.Perhaps the most memorable point made by Mill in this work, and his basis for liberty, is that "Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is ... Read more

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  • I Am a Strange Loop

    One of our greatest philosophers and scientists of the mind asks, where does the self come from -- and how our selves can exist in the minds of others. Can thought arise out of matter? Can self, soul, consciousness, "I" arise out of mere matter? If it cannot, then how can you or I be here? I Am a Strange Loop argues that the key to understanding selves and consciousness is the "strange loop"-a ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • God's Grand Game: Divine Sovereignty and the Cosmic Playground

    "This provocative book takes a wide-ranging look at religion and its place in our past, present, and future — and challenges readers to rethink God's true nature." (BookBub editorial)The new atheism movement has highlighted many of the theological problems related to Christianity and other religions, and as we move into a 'post-truth' age, many people are wondering whether there is still a place ... Read more

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  • Conscious

    A Brief Guide to the Fundamental Mystery of the Mind

    by Annaka Harris ...
    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"If you’ve ever wondered how you have the capacity to wonder, some fascinating insights await you in these pages.” --Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of OriginalsAs concise and enlightening as Seven Brief Lessons on Physics and Astrophysics for People in a Hurry, this mind-expanding dive into the mystery of consciousness is an illuminating meditation ... ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • The Spinal Step

    How can an anxious, fearful, unhappy humanity ever find heaven in life? Sadhguru tells us that all it takes is the realization that we determine the nature of our own experience. The fundamental possibility of determining one's inner experience in human life is the spine, which is why it is seen as the axis of the universe in yoga. An understanding of and mastery over it frees us to explore the ... Read more

    $2.63 AUD

  • A Thousand Brains

    A New Theory of Intelligence

    by Jeff Hawkins ...
    A bestselling author, neuroscientist, and computer engineer unveils a theory of intelligence that will revolutionize our understanding of the brain and the future of AI.For all of neuroscience's advances, we've made little progress on its biggest question: How do simple cells in the brain create intelligence?Jeff Hawkins and his team discovered that the brain uses maplike structures to build a ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

  • The Freedom Trap

    Reclaiming liberty and wellbeing

    by Craig Hassed ...
    It seems we have never been more ‘free’. Yet anxiety and depression are rife and more people feel overwhelmed by daily living. Is all our so-called freedom nothing more than a trap of our own making? In this inspiring look at what freedom really is, Assoc. Professor Craig Hassed explores how we can find a life of peace and happiness — true freedom. ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Freedom Evolves

    Dennett shows that human freedom is not an illusion; it is an objective phenomenon, distinct from all other biological conditions and found in only one species - us. There was a time on this planet when it didn't exist, quite recently in fact. It had to evolve like every other feature of the biosphere, and it continues to evolve today.Dennett shows that far from there being an incompatibility ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Stoic Six Pack 5 – The Cynics

    "I would rather go mad than feel pleasure."- Antisthenes.For Cynics the secret to happiness was living a life of virtue in harmony with Nature with only the bare essentials necessary for survival. They rejected materialism and were free of belongings. Many were homeless and proud of it. The Cynics emphasized the value of self-sufficiency, or autarkeia. They ate one (vegetarian) meal a day and made ... Read more

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  • Brief Peeks Beyond

    Critical Essays on Metaphysics, Neuroscience, Free Will, Skepticism and Culture

    This book is a multi-faceted exploration and critique of the human condition as it is presently manifested. It addresses science and philosophy, explores the underlying nature of reality, the state of our society and culture, the influence of the mainstream media, the nature of free will and a number of other topics. Each of these examinations contributes an angle to an emerging idea gestalt that ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • On Freedom

    Four Songs of Care and Constraint

    by Maggie Nelson ...
    'One of the most electrifying writers at work in America today, among the sharpest and most supple thinkers of her generation' OLIVIA LAINGWhat can freedom really mean? In this invigorating, essential book, Maggie Nelson explores how we might think, experience or talk about the concept in ways that are responsive to our divided world. Drawing on pop culture, theory and the intimacies and plain ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • The Soul of the Marionette

    A Short Enquiry into Human Freedom

    by John Gray ...
    TLS BOOKS OF THE YEAR 2016'Gray must be one of the best read of contemporary philosophers, trawling insouciantly through high-, middle- and low-brow literature with the sharp-eyed eclecticism of a magpie of genius' John Banville, Guardian'Like Isaiah Berlin with a thing for sci-fi' Tibor Fischer, SpectatorEveryone thinks they want to be free - or do they? John Gray's thought-stirring new b... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Birth and Death of Meaning

    by Ernest Becker ...
    Uses the disciplines of psychology, anthropology, sociology and psychiatry to explain what makes people act the way they do. ... Read more

    $13.99 AUD

  • Midlife

    A Philosophical Guide

    by Kieran Setiya ...
    Philosophical wisdom and practical advice for overcoming the problems of middle ageHow can you reconcile yourself with the lives you will never lead, with possibilities foreclosed, and with nostalgia for lost youth? How can you accept the failings of the past, the sense of futility in the tasks that consume the present, and the prospect of death that blights the future? In this self-help book with ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

  • The Philosopher At The End Of The Universe

    Philosophy Explained Through Science Fiction Films

    by Mark Rowlands ...
    'It's Schopenhauer and the will. It's Plato, it's Hume, Baudrillard and the concept of the Nietzschean superman!' Keanu Reeves on The MatrixThe Philosopher at the End of the Universe allows anyone to understand basic philosophical concepts from the comfort of their armchair, through the plots and characters of spectacular blockbusting science-fiction movies. Learn about: The Nature of Reality from ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Gray's Anatomy

    Selected Writings

    by John Gray ...
    From the author of Straw Dogs, John Gray's Gray's Anatomy is a pugnacious and brilliantly readable collection of essays from across his career.Why is progress a pernicious myth?Why do beliefs that humanity can be improved end in farce or horror?Is atheism a hangover from Christian faith?John Gray, one of the most iconoclastic thinkers of our time, smashes through civilization's most cherished ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Fear and Trembling

    With linked Table of Contents

    In our time nobody is content to stop with faith but wants to go further. It would perhaps be rash to ask where these people are going, but it is surely a sign of breeding and culture for me to assume that everybody has faith, for otherwise it would be queer for them to be . . . going further. In those old days it was different, then faith was a task for a whole lifetime, because it was assumed ... Read more

    $1.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Fate, Time, and Language

    An Essay on Free Will

    The Pulitzer Prize finalist and author of The Pale King and Infinite Jest weighs in on a philosophical controversy in this fascinating early work.In 1962, the philosopher Richard Taylor used six commonly accepted presuppositions to imply that human beings have no control over the future. David Foster Wallace not only took issue with Taylor's method, which, according to him, scrambled the relations ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Sickness Unto Death

    Man is spirit. But what is spirit? Spirit is the self. But what is the self? The self is a relation which relates itself to its own self, or it is that in the relation [which accounts for it] that the relation relates itself to its own self; the self is not the relation but [consists in the fact] that the relation relates itself to its own self. Man is a synthesis of the infinite and the finite, ... Read more

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  • Existential Physics

    A Scientist’s Guide to Life’s Biggest Questions

    Do we have free will? Is the universe compatible with God? Do we live in a computer simulation? Does the universe think?Physicists are great at complicated research, but they are less good at telling us why it matters. In this entertaining and groundbreaking book, theoretical physicist Sabine Hossenfelder breaks down why we should care. Drawing on the latest research in quantum mechanics, black ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD