The Tools of Philosophy <bR>By: Bill Tomlinson
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ISBN: 978-1-60862-743-1
Edition: Paperback, 341 Pages
Publication Date: November 5, 2018
In any discipline, you can’t find truth without understanding its tools. Philosophy is no different, yet many non-philosophers try to do philosophy without that understanding, or even knowing that there are philosophical tools.

“The Tools of Philosophy” shows all of the major mechanisms for doing philosophy, and how they are related to each other, and in some cases how some are a consequence of others. We also find reason to believe that all of the major tools of philosophy have one source, one major device, and from that device all of the rest follow.

If we want to know how philosophy is done, how we might actually explore philosophical ideas, and how confident we should be in the answers we get, we need to understand how the tools of philosophy, i.e., the devices, principles, methods, concepts and systems at the foundation of the practice, can be used.

The issues that attract us to philosophy are often specific to us. We can’t just read what other philosophers have said and try to “adopt” or “reject”. Sometimes we need to address our personal concerns uniquely. It might not be clear to those not in philosophy that there are effective ways of addressing those concerns, but there are. They can be made explicit. This is the avenue that “Tools of Philosophy” explores.

You can learn to articulate and address something meaningful to you that you may have assumed was out of your reach. Becoming clear on your concern is getting halfway there. Imagine a book that helps with that.

And on your journey, you may just learn how to do a little philosophy.
The Nazis are Back and They are US - God has Left the Building - Volume Three <BR>By: Victor Godot
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ISBN: 978-1-60862-737-0
Edition: Paperback, 475 Pages
Publication Date: September 10, 2018
Imagine you’re a physician during the late 1700’s. A mysterious “woman in a shroud” has demanded her daughters place her in a coffin, and treat her as if she were dead. Her daughters follow the strange woman’s request, and proceed to “mourn” her.

One hundred years later, a woman known only as “Mademoiselle X” presents a similar array of bizarre symptoms. She claims to have “no brain, no nerves, no chest, no stomach and no intestines.” She also asserts to be “eternal,” arguing that she “would live forever,” and contends “there is no need for her to eat,” whereupon she soon dies of starvation.

Another hundred years go by, and a man known as “The California Vampire” claims similar symptoms - his stomach is “turned around and backwards. His heart frequently stops beating, and he needs human blood to survive.”

What do these three people have to do with Adolf Hitler, Charles Manson and “Family,” singer Karen Carpenter, Adam Lanza, the “Sandy Hook Killer,” David Katz, the “Jacksonville Shooter” and others?

Author Victor Godot weaves a horrifyingly true tale of drugs, brain damage and mortal danger, in this, the third volume of his Trilogy, The Nazis are Back, and They are US.
Open Your Eye - Second Edition
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ISBN: 978-1-60862-726-4
Edition: Paperback, 161 Pages
Publication Date: April 5, 2018
This message is for the people and citizens of America. It means to open your spiritual eye, your spiritual vision. Can you see and explain how sectarianism, narrow-mindedness, jealousy and racism are destroying American society? What do you think might happen next if our major Abrahamic faiths continue to be embroiled with contention, discord, fear of others not believing as they do, and ethnocentric bias? What factors have to change in order for productive mental growth and morality to rise up among American citizens?

Open Your Eye offers a message of hope, healing and redemption. When you know the truth, the truth will set you free. Freedom from fear of the unknown; freedom from misinformation about Al-Islam; freedom from bias can be gained from reading and comprehending the message of Open Your Eye.
Serial Murder, <u>Solved!!!</u> <BR>God has Left the Building - Volume Two <BR>By: Victor Godot
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ISBN: 978-1-60862-666-3
Edition: Paperback, 787 Pages
Publication Date: November 17, 2016
Once again, Victor Godot, America’s self-appointed, 21st century Machiavelli, breaks all the rules in his new book, “Serial Murder, Solved!!!” First, he masterfully unravels the long-infamous, 1922, “Hall-Mills Murder Case” of New Brunswick, New Jersey. Then, (if that weren’t enough) comes back swinging with a far different way of looking at the classic, “Lizzie Borden Murders.” Still not satisfied, Godot then takes his radical theories on criminal behavior to the next level, coldly explaining all of the currently-ignored, brain-compromised disorders that can create both the phenomenon of Serial Murder and its unlikely precursor, “The Seemingly-Senseless Crime.”

You’d better hope that your attorney knows what’s in this book, especially if you’ve been “falsely accused.”
Toward a New Philosophy of Life <bR>By: W. J. Rock
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ISBN: 978-1-60862-632-8
Edition: Paperback, 347 Pages
Publication Date: March 14, 2016
Toward a New Philosophy of Life is a book of social criticism. Part One examines the Dominant Philosophy of Life that we are following, especially focusing on Adam Smith, Herbert Spencer, and John Wayne. Part Two explains the negative consequences of following the Dominant Philosophy including the loss of rationality, the loss of humanity, and the loss of environment. Part Three charts a new direction to aspire to, a new vision, a new philosophy of life to enhance the survival of humanity. It talks about a sustainable economy, the pursuit of happiness and a Learning Society. It is a scholarly yet accessible book needed for today’s circumstances and conditions.
Haunted Beauty: Aesthetics and Mindfulness in the Traditional Ghost Story <BR>By: Tim Weldon
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ISBN: 978-1-60862-587-1
Edition: Paperback, 105 Pages
Publication Date: May 9, 2015
Wonderfully entertaining and well-researched, Haunted Beauty invites the reader to enjoy and ponder the allure of a running theme in Western literature: the existence of ghosts. Weldon’s delightful coverage of aesthetics and apparitions give the book its charm and subtle attraction. Haunted Beauty is a rare gem for those interested in beauty and the beyond in letters...

Integrating philosophy and popular culture, Professor Weldon brings a lively and unique perspective to bear on some important reasons why our reaction to what “goes bump in the night” has evolved from a serious alert to danger into a popular and happy thrill.

Dr. Scott W. Marshall, Professor of Communication & Media Arts, University of St. Francis, IL.

With erudite and expansive treatment, Weldon engages key examples of ghost stories from the Western literary canon. His analysis explores how the universal qualities of aesthetics and humanity’s self-awareness allow the supernatural to retain its significant place in literature and everyday life. This book makes for a great companion for courses in the horror genre, or a delightful and engaging read for the avid horror fan.

Dr. Timothy Milinovich, Assistant Professor of Theology, Dominican University, IL.
A Voice in the Wilderness <BR>By: David Lloyd Briscoe, Ph.D.
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ISBN: 978-1-60862-580-2
Edition: Paperback, 203 Pages
Publication Date: December 18, 2014
A Voice in the Wilderness is a variety of expressions generated over the decades. Each is a result of the author’s life’s journey. The longer we live, the more opportunities we have to make a positive impact on the world in which we live and have our being.
God has Left the Building <BR>Zen and the Art of Serial Murder <bR>Volume One <bR>By: Victor Godot
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ISBN: 978-1-60862-490-4
Edition: Paperback, 422 pages
Publication Date: May 20, 2013
A viciously cogent attack upon all of humanity’s most stubborn, irrational and sacred beliefs. Victor Godot tracks God back to his little “hidey hole,” takes names and beats the holy crap out of him, mano y mano. Result? Godot 1 - God 0, by decisive knockout.
Statements and Reflections: A Process in Philosophical Discourse <bR>By: David Lloyd Briscoe, Ph.D.
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ISBN: 978-1-60862-369-3
Edition: Paperback, 170 Pages
Publication Date: January 29, 2012
Every individual who has ever lived, every individual that lives, and every individual that will live in the future is important and worthy of love and respect. This is regardless of race, creed, religion, social class, or any other social construction by which society categorizes people.

Therefore, the voice of each individual is unique in and of itself and worthy of praise. Statements and Reflections: A Process in Philosophical Discourse is a work that conveys the voice of one individual amidst the many whose time has come to voice hope, love, and encouragement to the world without prejudice.
Faring Homewards: The Philosophy of Antoine de Saint-Exupery <BR>By: Tim Weldon
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In this original and scholarly book, Tim Weldon outlines Saint-Exupery’s philosophy clearly and succinctly. Dr. Weldon’s book is wonderfully accessible to academic and general audiences alike. It is a true gift for the millions who have been enchanted by Saint-Exupery’s stories.

“Faring Homewards superbly blends poetic sensitivity and literary history to bring the reader into a full experience of the much-loved but little-known French writer, Antoine de Saint-Exupery. This contemplative portrait is painted with a nuanced understanding of the imaginative landscape of the author of The Little Prince; a landscape shaped by the shifting sands of his own historical moment as well as by the timeless truths he embraced in his quest for meaning. Saint-Exupery’s Catholic childhood and his affinity with Pascal say more, according to Weldon, about the ethical and aesthetic underpinnings of the artist’s thought and work than critics to date have understood. Weldon’s brief but important volume reveals a Saint-Exupery who is far more than the writer of the world’s most famous children’s story for adults; he becomes, in these pages, a fellow sojourner in the encounter with the infinite.”

                                               Kathleen Mullaney, Ph.D.
                                               Dominican University

“A penetrating study of a writer who is much read, yet often neglected as a thinker.”

                                               Bruce A. Newman, Ph.D.
                                               Western Oklahoma State College