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- Melbourne University Publishing 2012; Not Available
The concept of responsibility permeates social life. While it has many meanings, they often centre around questions of practical and moral accountability, culpability and liability. One can learn a great deal about a social formation by looking at the way the meanings of responsibility are deployed within it, the way they vary from one social space... more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2006; US$ 40.98
Hauptbeschreibung In dieser zwischen 1135 und 1139 verfaßten Schrift, der er zwei Titel gab: Ethica oder Scito te ipsum (Erkenne dich selbst), erörtert Abaelard die Frage nach dem Guten und dem Bösen, vor allem aber erstmals die Bedeutung des Gewissens für die Selbstbestimmung des Menschen. Er unterscheidet zwischen der Schwäche des Menschen, die... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 1999; US$ 17.00
"We are in deep trouble," writes Sharif Abdullah. "We live a world that works for only a few." The problem, Abdullah asserts, is exlusivity: "I am separate." By practicing exclusivity, he maintains, we have created a soul-starved society. We suffer, both personally and as a society, from complex, interlocking so intense that they create a deep sense... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 16.99
A witty, sophisticated guide to the new principles of modern social behavior, by a psychologist and popular alternative-etiquette-and-ethics guru This is no rule book about forks and calling cards. As a child, Robin Abrahams was bitterly disappointed when her parents forced her to have a lemonade stand rather than a booth for dispensing advice.... more...
- Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 26.95
Hauptbeschreibung Dschihad, Kreuzzüge, fundamentalistische Gewalt - die Geschichte des Christentums wie des Islam ist voll von blutigen Ereignissen. Zugleich sind beide Religionen Quelle für Frieden, Nächstenliebe und Menschenwürde. Die Bedeutung von Aggression und Friedfertigkeit in den Schriften und Traditionen beider Weltreligionen diskutieren... more...
- Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 34.99
The distinguished philosopher Robert M. Adams presents a major work on virtue, which is once again a central topic in ethical thought. A Theory of Virtue is a systematic, comprehensive framework for thinking about the moral evaluation of character. Many recent attempts to stake out a place in moral philosophy for this concern define virtue in terms... more...
- The Floating Press 1904; US$ 3.99
The spiritual life depends on self-recollection and detachment from the rush of life; it depends on facing frankly the thought of death; it is signalized, especially, by the identification of self with others, even of the guiltless with the guilty. Spirituality is sometimes spoken of as if it were a kind of moral luxury, a work of supererogation, a... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 90.00
Integrating continental and Anglo-American traditions, the author exposes empathy as the foundation of the being-with-one-another of human beings. The interpretation of empathy is applied to story telling, literature, and self psychology, rescuing empathy from the margins and revealing its role in the understanding of the other and human community. more...
- Penguin Group US 2011; US$ 15.95
The inspiring new book from the author of Emotional Bullshit reveals why no one is to blame-but everyone's accountable. For many, a rare day goes by in which the need to blame does not arise-be it to cover one's own errors or just to assign an unfortunate event some kind of name (i.e., "If only X hadn't said X, we wouldn't be in this mess.")... more...