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- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2010; US$ 90.00
Das 1996 erstmals vorgelegte Jahrbuch für Wissenschaft und Ethik versteht sich als wissenschaftliches Forum zur Förderung des interdisziplinären Gesprächs über die ethischen Fragen, die mit der modernen Entwicklung von Wissenschaft und Technik verbunden sind. Es veröffentlicht Originalbeiträge, Berichte über wissenschaftliche Konferenzen und Forschungsprojekte... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 8.99
Over 40 illustrations showing the signs, grips and Masonic emblems. A description of the ceremonies used in opening a lodge of Entered Apprentice, Fellow Craft, and Master Masons. Written by one of the fraternity who has devoted thirty years to the subject. 'God said, Let there be Light, and There was Light'. more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 3.49
This is a story of two sons who graduated college and returned home (to their fathers). The book goes on to describe the radically different lives of the two friends. We follow the downfalls and upswings of their lives and how it affects each other. Quite a philosophical read. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 55.95
Autonomy is often said to be the dominant ethical principle in modern bioethics, and it is also important in law. Respect for autonomy is said to underpin the law of consent, which is theoretically designed to protect the right of patients to make decisions based on their own values and for their own reasons. The notion that consent underpins beneficent... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1998; US$ 185.00
A major force in American society, the work ethic has played a pivotal role in U.S. history, affecting cultural, social, and economic institutions. But what is the American work ethic? Not only has it changed from one era to another, but it varies with race, gender, and occupation. Considering such diverse groups as Colonial craftsmen, slaves, 19th... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 85.00
Exploring how animal suffering is made meaningful within Western ramifications, the book investigates themes such as skepticism concerning non-human experience, cultural roots of compassion, and contemporary approaches to animal ethics. At its center is the pivotal question: What is the moral significance of animal suffering? more...
- Editions Rodopi 2006; US$ 58.80
Value pluralism, a philosophical perspective belonging to the humanist and liberal family, is meeting with increasing attention and support in contemporary political and moral philosophy. Its starting point is that (personal and social) human life is characterized by conflict between the various (good) values and ends that are pursued. Value pluralism... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 26.00
Charles Taylor is beyond question one of the most distinctive figures in the landscape of contemporary philosophy. In a time of increasing specialization Taylor's ability to contribute to philosophical conversations across a wide spectrum of ideas is distinctive and impressive. more...
- Summersdale Publishers Ltd. 2012; US$ 9.99
Execution' is a gruesomely fascinating account of methods of judicial execution from around the world and through the ages, and includes such hair-raising categories as death by cannibalism, being sewn into an animals belly and a thousand cuts. In his own darkly humorous style, Geoffrey Abbott describes the instruments used and their effectiveness,... more...