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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95
Ethics introduces the issues and controversies of contemporary moral philosophy to undergraduate students who have already done an introductory course in philosophy. It will help students to think more clearly about how to form their moral beliefs in the wisest and most rational way. The basic approaches to metaethics and normative ethics are related... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95
Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics is one of the most important texts in western philosophy, and arguably the most influential text on contemporary moral theory. This GuideBook introduces and assesses: * Aristotle's life and the background to the Nicomachean Ethics * The ideas and text of the Nicomachean Ethics * Aristotle's central role in philosophy... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 35.00
Michael Pakaluk offers a thorough and lucid examination of Aristotle's 'Nicomachean Ethics', uncovering its motivations and basic views while paying careful attention to its arguments. His book will be invaluable for all student readers encountering one of the most important and influential works of Western philosophy. more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2010; US$ 7.95
This expanded edition of James Ellington?s preeminent translation includes Ellington?s new translation of Kant?s essay ?Of a Supposed Right to Lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns? in which Kant replies to one of the standard objections to his moral theory as presented in the main text: that it requires us to tell the truth even in the face of disastrous... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2009; US$ 15.95
By the bestselling author of Voluntary Simplicity (over 150,000 sold) ? Brings together cutting-edge science and ancient spiritual wisdom to demonstrate that the universe is a living, sentient system and that we are an integral part of it ? Explores the power of this new paradigm to move humanity toward a sustainable and promising future Science... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95
Sharing without Reckoning is the first full-scale treatment of the ancient and persistent distinction between "perfect" and "imperfect" rights and duties. It examines the use of the distinction in jurisprudential, philosophical and religious material from Classical times until the present; proposes a connection between imperfect right and the "norms... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2000; US$ 13.95
Building on the strengths of the first edition, the second edition of the Irwin Nicomachean Ethics features a revised translation (with little editorial intervention), expanded notes (including a summary of the argument of each chapter), an expanded Introduction, and a revised glossary. more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 14.99
On the Swiss border with Austria in 1938, a police captain refuses to enforce a law barring Jewish refugees from entering his country. In the Balkans half a century later, a Serb from the war-blasted city of Vukovar defies his superiors in order to save the lives of Croats. At the height of the Second Intifada, a member of Israel?s most elite military... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 14.99
Should we pay children to read books or to get good grades? Should we allow corporations to pay for the right to pollute the atmosphere? Is it ethical to pay people to test risky new drugs or to donate their organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars? Auctioning admission to elite universities? Selling citizenship to immigrants willing... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2011; US$ 38.00
The fifth edition of Michael L. Morgan's Classics of Moral and Political Theory broadens the scope and increases the versatility of this landmark anthology by offering new selections from Aristotle's Politics , Aquinas' Disputed Questions on Virtue and Treatise on Law , as well as the entirety of Locke's Letter Concerning Toleration... more...