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- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 9.99
Peter Singer identifies the central vision that unifies Marx's thought. He sees Marx as a philosopher primarily concerned with human freedom, rather than as an economist or a social scientist. He explains alienation, historical materialism, the economic theory of capital, and Marx's communism. more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 9.99
Many people regard Hegel's work as obscure and extremely difficult, yet his importance and influence are universally acknowledged. This work offers a discussion of his ideas and an account of his major works. The book is intended for A-level and degree students of philosophy; and general readers. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 55.95
Bringing together new essays by philosophers and activists, In Defense of Animals: The Second Wave highlights the new challenges facing the animal rights movement. Exciting new collection edited by controversial philosopher Peter Singer, who made animal rights into an international concern when he first published In Defence of Animals and Animal... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 51.95
In this volume, some of today's most distinguished philosophers survey the whole field of ethics, from its origins, through the great ethical traditions, to theories of how we ought to live, arguments about specific ethical issues, and the nature of ethics itself. The book can be read straight through from beginning to end; yet the inclusion of a multi-layered... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 17.95
What is ethics? Where do moral standards come from? Are they based on emotions, reason, or some innate sense of right and wrong? For many scientists, the key lies entirely in biology--especially in Darwinian theories of evolution and self-preservation. But if evolution is a struggle for survival, why are we still capable of altruism? In his classic... more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2010; US$ 26.95
Most of us are absolutely certain that we wouldn't hesitate to save a drowning child. Yet while thousands of children die each day, we spend money on things we take for granted, and would hardly miss if they were not there. Is that wrong? If so, how far does our obligation to the poor go? The Life You Can Save offers a solution to world poverty. more...
- The Text Publishing Company 2010; US$ 25.95
President George W. Bush, more than any other United States president in living memory, talks constantly about ethics, values, good and evil. This book is an attempt to hold the policies of George W. Bush, and his actions as president, up to an ethical standard. more...
- Random House Australia 2012; US$ 16.93
'Is there still anything to live for? Is anything worth pursuing, apart from money, love and caring for one's own family? . . . In this book I give one answer. It is as ancient as the dawn of philosophy, but as much needed in our circumstances today as it ever was before. The answer is that we can live an ethical life.'In How Are We to Live ? Peter... more...