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- Temple University Press 2010; US$ 38.95
The opportunities to become a good person are not the same for everyone. Modern European ethical theory, especially Kantian ethics, assumes the same virtues are accessible to all who are capable of rational choice. Character development, however, is affected by circumstances, such as those of wealth and socially constructed categories of gender,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
Unlike most books on the ethics of war, this book rejects the 'just war' tradition, proposing a virtue ethics of war to take its place. Like torture, war cannot be justified. It answers the question: 'If war is a very great evil, would a leader with courage, justice, compassion, and all the other moral virtues ever choose to fight a war?' more...
- Lexington Books 2009; US$ 84.99
An unusually sustained and illuminating collection of essays, elaborating the important contributions to ethics and political philosophy of Claudia Card and focused on the central contemporary issues of evil, atrocity, and forgiveness. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 31.99
This is a unique, groundbreaking collection of autobiographical essays by leading women in philosophy. It provides a glimpse at the experiences of the generation that witnessed, and helped create, the remarkable advances now evident for women in the field. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2013; US$ 59.99
In Portraits of American Philosophy, eight of America?s most prominent philosophers offer autobiographical narratives that remind us that the life of a scholar is both a tale of personal struggle and an adventure in ideas. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 31.99
In this unique volume, some of today's most eminent political philosophers examine the thought of John Rawls, focusing in particular on his most recent work. These original essays explore diverse issues, including the problem of pluralism, the relationship between constitutive commitment and liberal institutions, just treatment of dissident minorities,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 32.99
Moral psychology studies the features of cognition, judgement, perception and emotion that make human beings capable of moral action. Perspectives from feminist and race theory immensely enrich moral psychology. Writers who take these perspectives ask questions about mind, feeling, and action in contexts of social difference and unequal power and opportunity.... more...