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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 149.95
Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, physician, Nobel Peace Laureate, theologian, and musician, developed a character-oriented ethics focused on self-realization, nature-centered spirituality, and moral idealism which anticipated the current renaissance of virtue ethics. Schweitzer's idea of 'reverence for life' underscores the contribution of moral ideals... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 26.99
What is happiness? How is it related to morality and virtue? Does living with illusion promote or diminish happiness? Is it better to pursue happiness with a partner than alone? Philosopher Mike W. Martin addresses these and other questions as he connects the meaning of happiness with the philosophical notion of "the good life." Defining... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2000; US$ 87.99
As commonly understood, professional ethics consists of shared duties and episodic dilemmas--the responsibilities incumbent on all members of specific professions joined together with the dilemmas that arise when these responsibilities conflict. Martin challenges this "consensus paradigm" as he rethinks professional ethics to include personal... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 59.99
Whether in slogans, catchphrases, adages or proverbs, we encounter mottos every day, but we rarely take time to reflect on them. In Of Mottos and Morals: Simple Words for Complex Virtues, Martin explores the possibility that mottos themselves are worthy of serious thought, examining how they contribute to moral guidance and help us grapple with... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 85.00
The Power of Evidence to Create Design Excellence This practical, accessible book—for design professionals and students alike—is about design excellence and how to achieve it. The authors propose an evidence-based design approach that builds on design ingenuity with the use of research in ways that enhance opportunities to innovate.... more...
- Lexington Books 2010; US$ 32.99
This book is concerned with how we should think and act in our work, leisure activities, and time utilization in order to achieve flourishing lives. The scope papers range from general theoretical considerations of the value, e.g. 'What is a balanced life?', to specific types of considerations, e.g. 'How should we cope with the effects of work on moral... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2013; US$ 63.75
Um Krisensituationen in Unternehmen frühzeitig zu erkennen und Reorganisationsmaßnahmen zur Erhaltung von Rendite- und Wettbewerbsfähigkeit einzuleiten, sind vielseitige analytische, koordinierende und kommunikative Qualitäten erforderlich. Die erfahrenen Experten um Hochschulprofessor Markus W. Exler erläutern in diesem Buch die für Turnaround-Prozesse... more...