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  • Practical Law of Attraction | The Power of Positivity: Align Yourself with the Manifesting Conditions and Successfully Attract Wealth, Health, and Happiness

    How to retrain your brain to draw abundance to you using the Law of Attraction, even if you feel like the world is against you.Are negative thoughts constantly swirling in your mind?Do you struggle to make ends meet and see money as the enemy?Are you trying to turn your life around but can't seem to get ahead?When you feel like you've reached rock bottom and there's nowhere else to go, tap into ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Stoic Six Pack

    Meditations, Letters From a Stoic and More

    “You have power over your mind - not outside events. Realize this, and you will find strength. The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts.”Stoic Six Pack brings together the six essential texts of Stoic Philosophy:Meditations by Marcus AureliusThe Golden Sayings of EpictetusFragments of EpictetusDiscourses of EpictetusSeneca’s Letters from a Stoic: Epi... ... Read more

    $2.92 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Logically Fallacious: The Ultimate Collection of Over 300 Logical Fallacies (Academic Edition)

    by Bo Bennett, PhD ...
    This book is a crash course in effective reasoning, meant to catapult you into a world where you start to see things how they really are, not how you think they are. The focus of this book is on logical fallacies, which loosely defined, are simply errors in reasoning. With the reading of each page, you can make significant improvements in the way you reason and make decisions.Logically Fallacious ... Read more

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  • The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves

    by Matt Ridley ...
    Shortlisted for the BBC Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-fiction 2011.Life is on the up.We are wealthier, healthier, happier, kinder, cleaner, more peaceful, more equal and longer-lived than any previous generation. Thanks to the unique human habits of exchange and specialisation, our species has found innovative solutions to every obstacle it has faced so far.In ‘The Rational Optimist’, acclaimed ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Franz Kafka: The Complete Novels (The Trial, The Castle, Amerika)

    by Franz Kafka ...
    This ebook compiles Franz Kafka's complete novels. This edition has been professionally formatted and contains several tables of contents. The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) lists the titles of all novels included in this volume. By clicking on one of those titles you will be redirected to the beginning of that work, where you'll find a new TOC that lists all the ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Nietzsche: Philosophy in an Hour

    Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Neitzsche in just one hour.Philosophy has always been dangerous for philosophers; Friedrich Nietzsche made it dangerous for everyone. His ideas presaged a collective madness which was to ravage Europe throughout the first half of the twentieth century, drawing a chilling parallel with the insanity that gripped Nietzsche ... Read more

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  • Marx: Philosophy in an Hour

    Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Karl Marx in just one hour.Karl Marx's philosophical critique of capitalism and his solution of communism directly led to the formation of the communist state in the Soviet Union. Whilst this great venture has now all but completely failed, Marx’s philosophy has proved to be arguably the most influential of the twentieth ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Plato: Philosophy in an Hour

    Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Plato in just one hour.Plato is still seen by many as the greatest of all philosophers, inspiring many of the finest thinkers through the ages. Indeed, many see all later philosophy as nothing but attempts to answer the questions he raised. He founded the Academy, the world’s first university, in 387 BC and taught that the ... Read more

    $5.99 AUD

  • Socrates: Philosophy in an Hour

    Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Socrates in just one hour.Socrates is widely renowned as one of the founders of Western philosophy, despite the fact that his ideas survive largely through the work of his pupil Plato. Socrates’ dialectic – a method of aggressive questioning – was the forerunner of logic; he used it to cut through the pretentions of his ... Read more

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  • Sartre: Philosophy in an Hour

    Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Sartre in just one hour.Here is a concise, expert account of Jean-Paul Sartre’s life and philosophical ideas – entertainingly written and easy to understand. Also included are selections from Jean-Paul Sartre’s work, suggested further reading, and chronologies that place Sartre in the context of the broader scheme of ... Read more

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  • Kant: Philosophy in an Hour

    Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Kant in just one hour.Immanuel Kant taught and wrote prolifically about physical geography yet never travelled farther than forty miles from his home in Königsberg. Appropriately, his philosophy strenuously denies that all knowledge is derived from experience, insisting instead that all experience must conform to knowledge. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD

  • Aristotle: Philosophy in an Hour

    Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Aristotle in just one hour.The philosophy of Aristotle dominated Western thought for over a thousand years. He had a mind that mastered all disciplines from mathematics to politics and had a continuing impact on every sphere of knowledge he touched. Above all, Aristotle is credited with the founding of logic. He divided human ... Read more

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  • Franz Kafka: The Best Works

    by Franz Kafka ...
    This ebook compiles Franz Kafka's greatest writings, including novels, novellas, short stories and parables such as "Amerika", "The Trial", "The Metamorphosis", "The Castle", "In the Penal Colony", "A Hunger Artist" and "The Great Wall of China". This edition has been professionally formatted and contains several tables of contents. The first table of contents (at the very beginning of the ebook) ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Machiavelli: Philosophy in an Hour

    Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Machiavelli in just one hour.Niccolò Machiavelli’s work remains misunderstood – synonymous with wicked scheming and underhand politics – nearly 350 years after his death. His philosophy of statecraft was scientific and highly rational, leaving sentiment, and ultimately morality, to one side. His advice is as relevant to ... Read more

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  • Philosophy

    by Philip Stokes ...
    'It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.'- AristotleThis illustrated guide showcases the major philosophers of the western tradition. Concise and informative, it provides an ideal introduction to their lives, ideas and the effect those ideas have had on the wider world.Both easy-to-use and a stimulating read, this book is an ideal reference for ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD

  • Hegel: Philosophy in an Hour

    Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Hegel in just one hour.With Hegel philosophy became very difficult indeed – even the great man himself conceded that ‘only one man understands me, and even he does not.’ His dialectical method produced the most grandiose metaphysical system known to humanity, and included absolutely everything, its most vital element being ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • The Atheist’s Guide to Christmas

    42 atheist celebrities, comedians, scientists and writers give their funny and serious tips for enjoying the Christmas season.When the Atheist Bus Campaign was first launched, over £150,000, was raised in four days - enough to place the advert 'There's probably no God. Now stop worrying and enjoy your life' on 800 UK buses in January 2009. Now dozens of atheist writers, comedians and scientists ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Foucault: Philosophy in an Hour

    Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Foucault in just one hour.The French philosopher Michel Foucault set about his task rather like a historian. After painstaking research, he concluded that knowledge and power were intimately related throughout history. He illustrated this central idea of his philosophy through studies of madness, sexuality, and discipline and ... Read more

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  • Descartes: Philosophy in an Hour

    Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Descartes in just one hour.Descartes was the first modern philosopher. His scepticism led him to doubt all certainties, until finally he arrived at his famous maxim 'I think therefore I am'. He would also apply his rationalism with great effect in science and mathematics, conceiving a scheme for scientific method and ... Read more

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  • Bertrand Russell: Philosophy in an Hour

    Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Russell in just one hour.Bertrand Russell claimed to be driven by three great passions that drove his personal as well as his intellectual life: a longing for love, a quest for knowledge and a heart-rending pity for human suffering. His philosophical outlook, which took deep account of the science of his time, was nonetheless ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Thomas Aquinas: Philosophy in an Hour

    Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Aquinas in just one hour.Thomas Aquinas remains the unacknowledged maestro of Scholasticism – the static, cumulative philosophy of the medieval period. More a method of learning than pure theology, Aquinas’ Scholasticism saw the careful synthesis of Christian doctrine with Greek rationalism – an amalgamation that came to ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Confucius: Philosophy in an Hour

    Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Confucius in just one hour.Here is a concise, expert account of Confucious’s life and philosophical ideas – entertainingly written and easy to understand. Also included are selections from Confucious’s work, suggested further reading, and chronologies that place Confucious in the context of the broader scheme of philosophy. ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD

  • Kierkegaard: Philosophy in an Hour

    Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Kierkegaard in just one hour.Although Kierkegaard was not a philosopher in the academic sense, he produced what many people expect of philosophy. He didn’t write about the world, he wrote about life – how we live and how we choose to live, particularly focussing on the individual and the notion of his (or her) existence. ... Read more

    $7.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Heidegger: Philosophy in an Hour

    Philosophy for busy people. Read a succinct account of the philosophy of Heidegger in just one hour.One of the two major philosophical traditions of the twentieth century was linguistic analysis, derived largely from Wittgenstein. The other, diametrically opposed, came from Heidegger, and its fundamental question was: ‘What is the meaning of existence?’ For Heidegger, this was not a query that ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD