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- Oxford University Press 1994; US$ 50.00
This treatise charts a course between incompatibilism, or the notion that freedom and responsibility require causal and metaphysical independence from the forces of nature, and compatibilism, or the notion that people are free and responsible as long as their actions are governed by their desires. more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 54.99
Philosophers typically see the issue of free will and determinism in terms of a debate between two standard positions. Incompatibilism holds that freedom and responsibility require causal and metaphysical independence from the impersonal forces of nature. According to compatibilism, people are free and responsible as long as their actions are governed... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 46.99
For over thirty years Susan Wolf has been writing about moral and nonmoral values and the relation between them. This volume collects Wolf's most important essays on the topics of morality, love, and meaning, ranging from her classic essay "Moral Saints" to her most recent "The Importance of Love." more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 63.95
Wolf and Stanley on Environmental Law provides law students, non-law students and professionals, such as Environmental Health Officers, with detailed but accessible coverage of environmental law in England and Wales. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 81.00
Written with real clarity by authors teaching and researching in the field, Wolf and Stanley on Environmental Law offers an excellent starting point for both law and non-law students encountering this diverse and controversial subject for the first time. Topics covered include administration and enforcement, waste management, EU environmental law, pollution... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 30.99
A unique and interdisciplinary collection in which scholars from Philosophy join those from Film Studies, English, and Comparative Literature to explore the nature and limits of love through in-depth reflection on particular works of literature and film. more...
- De Gruyter 2003; US$ 148.56
Der Band untersucht aus verschiedenen Perspektiven die Genese, Funktionsweise und Wirkung von sprachlich vermittelten gesellschaftlichen Leitbildern. Diese sprachlichen Realisationen von diskurspr genden Denkmustern k nnen linguistisch als Schl sselw rter oder Metaphern erfasst werden. Die hier vorgelegten Studien untersuchen an einer F lle von Einzelbeispielen,... more...
- BenBella Books, Inc. 2009; US$ 17.99
The Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Unofficial Companion is a comprehensive guide covering the first 10 seasons and includes a synopsis and an objective analysis for each episode, as well as commentaries or recollections from the people involved in crafting the one-hour tale. It goes after the heart of SVU through interviews with actors, writers,... more...
The Hastings Center Guidelines for Decisions on Life-Sustaining Treatment and Care Near the End of LifeOxford University Press 2013; US$ 40.99
The Hastings Center's 1987 Guidelines shaped the ethical and legal framework for treatment decision-making and end-of-life care in the U.S. This updated edition offers comprehensive practical guidance to professionals caring for seriously ill adults and children. It is a resource for clinical ethicists, ethics committees, lawyers, administrators,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 39.27
Empirical research has clearly demonstrated that animal abuse in childhood is associated with family violence and violent behavior towards humans in general. Such abuse is accordingly of increasing interest within human services and the criminal justice system. This handbook will serve as an ideal resource for therapists in social work, psychology,... more...