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- Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 18.35
What does American pragmatism contribute to contemporary debates about human-animal relationships? Does it acknowledge our connections to all living things? Does it bring us closer to an ethical treatment of all animals? What about hunting, vegetarianism, animal experimentation, and the welfare of farm... more...
- Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 28.99
This book, a collection of newly commissioned essays by leading environmental philosophers, was originally to be published by Seven Bridges, a small scholarly press started by former editors at Stanford University Press. Seven Bridges is folding due to poor financing, and this book is now available. It is already in pages, with a cover design, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 56.95
We live in a world confronted by mounting environmental problems; increasing global deforestation and desertification, loss of species diversity, pollution and global warming. In everyday life people mourn the loss of valued landscapes and urban spaces. Underlying these problems are conflicting priorities and values. Yet dominant approaches to policy-making... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00
Can we use technology in the pursuit of a good life, or are we doomed to having our lives organized and our priorities set by the demands of machines and systems? How can philosophy help us to make technology a servant rather than a master? Technology and the Good Life? uses a careful collective analysis of Albert Borgmann's controversial and influential... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 54.99
This volume provides the reader with an integrated overview of state-of-the-art research in philosophy and ethics of design in engineering and architecture. It contains twenty-five essays that focus on engineering designing in its traditional sense, on designing in novel engineering domains, including ICT, genetics, and nanotechnology, designing of... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 37.00
It is commonly argued that the system of state sovereignty is currently in a situation of upheaval. Keene's book questions this assumption, arguing that sovereignty has never existed globally in any case, as international relations beyond the West have been influenced by the norms of colonialism rather than international law. more...
- Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 36.00
Since the end of the Cold War, the United States has intervened militarily in a number of civil conflicts. This book examines four US-sponsored interventions (Panama, Somalia, Haiti and Bosnia) seeking to provide an insight into the conditions under which intervention and the nation-building which follows are likely to succeed. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 36.00
The complex dilemmas facing governments regarding the promotion of human rights are considered here. Contributors explore what an 'ethical foreign policy' means, then look at potential or actual instruments of ethical foreign policy-making; three case studies assess the difficulties raised by the incorporation of ethical considerations into foreign... more...