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- ABC-CLIO 1991; US$ 27.95
In accepting the authority to govern, what responsibilities do the police incur? Power and Restraint answers this question by using a moral perspective grounded in the social contract, and by defining an ethical basis for police work. Howard S. Cohen and Michael Feldberg posit five standards by which to measure responsible police behavior: fair access,... more...
- Open Court 2013; US$ 19.95
Can superhuman Power be used for good or does its exercise always addict the user and end badly? Will nature rise in revolt against technology? Would we find everlasting life a bore and a burden? These are among the disturbing questions raised by Tolkien's enthralling epic of adventure, The Lord of the Rings . Tolkien himself hoped that his stories... more...
- Lexington Books 2013; US$ 89.99
Ontologized Ethics is a collection of essays in meta-ethics with an emphasis on philosophical discourse in the African context. It focuses primarily on the extent to which metaphysical beliefs may or may not justify moral beliefs, thereby revisiting the issue of the ?is-ought? relationship. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Kierkegaard and Nietzsche revive an ancient approach to ethics that evaluates different ways of life considered as a whole. Comparing and contrasting their respective ideals of faith and individual sovereignty, this work reveals a valuable new path for contemporary ethics. more...
- The Floating Press 1840; US$ 5.99
French printer and pamphleteer Pierre-Joseph Proudhon was an autodidact who became increasingly interested in political philosophy and rose from humble roots to engage in discourse and debate with some of the top thinkers of the day, including Karl Marx. Based in part on the discussion in What is Property?, Proudhon refined the political theory of... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 9.99
Epictetus, a great philosopher taught the importance of control over one's own mind and will, for true happiness must not depend on things one cannot control. Unlike most philosophers, Epictetus taught not for the select few, but for the many and humble. more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 3.99
Candide is about a man who believes in the philosophy that: 'what happens, happens for the best in the end.' that was taught to him by his personal philosopher Dr. Panlosss. Candide goes through many, many trials and everyone he meets has had something terrible happen to them. He searches the world over for his love Cundgonde. And in the end finds... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2004; US$ 20.00
This text gives great insight to the history of philosophy, and changes the way you think about ethics and morals. Excellent philosophical reading. A very important book for anyone who takes interest in their beliefs. more...
Einführung in die Phänomenologie der Erkenntnis. Vorlesung 1909 (Husserliana: Edmund Husserl - Materialien) (German Edition)Springer 2006; US$ 139.00
Der vorliegende Band enthält den Text der Vorlesung, die Husserl unter dem Titel "Einführung in die Phänomenologie der Erkenntnis" in Göttingen im Sommersemester 1909 gehalten hat. Im ersten Teil dieser Vorlesung setzt Husserl sich mit dem Verhältnis von "allgemeiner Phänomenologie und phänomenologischer Philosophie" auseinander. Nicht nur in diesem... more...