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- Fortress Press 2014; US$ 54.99
Demetrios Tonias? Abraham in the Works of John Chrysostom is the first, comprehensive examination of John Chrysostom?s view of the patriarch Abraham. By analyzing the full range of references to Abraham in Chrysostom?s work, Tonias reveals the ways in which Chrysostom used Abraham as a model of philosophical and Christian virtue, familial devotion,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Machines and gadgets not only weave the fabric of daily life, but more importantly embody philosophical and religious values which shape the contemporary moral vision-a vision that is often at odds with Christian convictions. This book critically examines those values, and offers a framework for how Christian moral theology should be formed and lived-out... more...
- AMACOM 2014; US$ 8.95
Hiring expert Tony Beshara knows the words that trigger "yes" in the minds of employers--and in his handy new book, he arms candidates with hundreds of ready-to-use responses to even the toughest interview questions. Covering entry-level to executive positions and encompassing all industries, this quick-reference guide propels job seekers through every... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95
Self-Interest discusses the reconciliation of inevitable self-concern with its manifest potential for harm. This anthology brings together the efforts of twenty three renown philosophers to address the matter of how to bring about such a reconciliation. The drive for self-preservation, as observed by Aquinas, is the first law of nature. With this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
In this book , Lorraine Besser-Jones develops a eudaimonistic virtue ethics based on a psychological account of human nature. While her project maintains the fundamental features of the eudaimonistic virtue ethical framework?virtue, character, and well-being?she constructs these concepts from an empirical basis, drawing support from the psychological... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 44.95
Now in an updated edition with fresh perspectives on high-profile ethical issues such as torture and same-sex marriage, this collection pairs cogently argued essays by leading philosophers with opposing views on fault-line public concerns. Revised and updated new edition with six new pairs of essays on prominent contemporary issues including torture... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
First published in 1935, this book compares and examines what John Laird termed the ?three most important notions in ethical science?: the concepts of virtue, duty and well-being. Laird poses the question of whether any one of these three concepts is capable of being the foundation of ethics and of supporting the other two. This is an interesting... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 64.99
In this careful and compelling study, Ryan K. Balot brings together political theory, classical history, and ancient philosophy in order to reinterpret courage as a specifically democratic virtue. Ranging from Thucydides and Aristophanes to the Greek tragedians and Plato, Balot shows that the ancient Athenians constructed a novel vision of courage... more...