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  • Philosophies of the Sciencesby Fritz Allhoff

    Wiley 2009; US$ 39.95

    A collection of essays discussing a wide range of sciences and the central philosophical issues associated with them, presenting the sciences collectively to encourage a greater understanding of their associative theoretical foundations, as well as their relationships to each other. Offers a new and unique approach to studying and comparing the... more...

  • Terrorism, Ticking Time-Bombs, and Tortureby Fritz Allhoff

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 30.00

    The general consensus among philosophers is that the use of torture is never justified. In Terrorism, Ticking Time-Bombs, and Torture , Fritz Allhoff demonstrates the weakness of the case against torture; while allowing that torture constitutes a moral wrong, he nevertheless argues that, in exceptional cases, it represents the lesser of two evils.... more...

  • Food and Philosophyby Fritz Allhoff; Dave Monroe

    Wiley 2009; US$ 26.95

    Food & Philosophy offers a collection of essays which explore a range of philosophical topics related to food; it joins Wine & Philosophy and Beer & Philosophy in in the "Epicurean Trilogy." Essays are organized thematically and written by philosophers, food writers, and professional chefs. Provides a critical reflection on what and... more...

  • Wine and Philosophyby Fritz Allhoff; Paul Draper

    Wiley 2009; US$ 27.95

    In Wine & Philosophy, philosophers, wine critics, and winemakers share their passion for wine through well-crafted essays that explore wine?s deeper meaning, nature, and significance Joins Food & Philosophy and Beer & Philosophy in in the "Epicurean Trilogy  Essays are organized thematically and written by philosophers, wine writers, and... more...

  • Nanotechnology & Societyby Fritz Allhoff; Patrick Lin

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 149.00

    This book features a collection of sixteen papers focused on the most urgent issues arising from nanotechnology today and in the near future. The essays tackle such contentious issues as environmental impact, intellectual property, privacy, and more. more...

  • The Affordable Care Act Decisionby Fritz Allhoff; Mark Hall

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    Interest in NFIB v. Sebelius has been extraordinarily high, from as soon as the legislation was passed, through lower court rulings, the Supreme Court?s grant of certiorari, and the decision itself, both for its substantive holdings and the purported behind-the-scene dynamics. Legal blogs exploded with analysis, bioethicists opined on our collective... more...

  • Climbing - Philosophy for Everyoneby Fritz Allhoff; Stephen E. Schmid; Hans Florine

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.95

    Editor Stephen E. Schmid is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Wisconsin-Rock County. His doctoral work was in philosophy of mind and his current research focuses on motivation in sport and education. Schmid has been playing in the mountains and on rock for more than 20 years. Series Editor Fritz Allhoff is an Assistant... more...

  • Cannabis - Philosophy for Everyoneby Fritz Allhoff; Dale Jacquette; Rick Cusick

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.95

    Editor Dale Jacquette is Senior Professorial Chair in Theoretical Philosophy at the University of Bern, Switzerland. His many previous works include Wittgenstein’s Thought in Transition (1998), Ontology (2002), David Hume’s Critique of Infinity (2001), and The Philosophy of Schopenhauer (2005). He has edited the Blackwell... more...

  • Serial Killers by Fritz Allhoff; S. Waller; John M. Doris

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.95

    "This pathbreaking volume deepens our understanding of human nature by exploring its most chilling aberrations.  Each essay bring brutality to bear on enduring topics in philosophy, including questions such as: Do serial killers have free will? Are they morally responsible? Do descriptions of extreme violence evoke emotions that cloud... more...

  • Christmasby Fritz Allhoff; Scott C. Lowe; Stephen Nissenbaum

    Wiley 2011; US$ 21.95

    Scott C. Lowe is professor of Philosophy and chair of the Department of Philosophy at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. His current interest is in the political philosophy of Richard Rorty. He is the editor, along with Steven Hales, of Delight in Thinking: An Introduction to Philosophy Reader (2006). more...