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- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
This book explores philosophical ethics in Arabo-Islamic thought. Examining the meaning, origin and development of "Divine Command Theory", it underscores the philosophical bases of religious fundamentalism that hinder social development and hamper dialogue between different cultures and nations. Challenging traditional stereotypes of Islam, the... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 19.08
Religiöse Bildung sichert den Religionsgemeinschaften ihr dauerhaftes Überleben. Andererseits ermöglicht sie Menschen eine freie Entscheidung für oder gegen den Glauben, seine Inhalte, Werte und Normen auf der Basis fundierten Wissens. Auch in der säkularen Gesellschaft hat sie demnach ihren Platz als Teil pluralistischer Überzeugungen und hilft, extremistische... more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2009; US$ 159.95
This study develops the ethical theory implicit in the writings of Hans Urs von Balthasar, a prominent twentieth-century Swiss Catholic theologian. Balthasars attempt to critically retrieve the concept of beauty for Christian theology yields important ethical insights, culminating in an aesthetic and dramatic theory of ethics: one in which the... more...
- Georgetown University Press 2005; US$ 29.95
Pope John Paul II is the second longest serving pope in history and the longest serving pope of the last century. His presence has thrown a long shadow across our time, and his influence on Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the world cannot be denied. Much has been written about this pope, but until now, no one has provided a systematic and thorough... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 36.00
Morality, Moral Luck and Responsibility is a critical examination of our understanding of morality and responsibility through the questions raised by the problem of moral luck. The book considers two different approaches to moral luck, the Aristotelian vulnerability to factors outside the agent's control and the Kantian ambition to make morality... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 120.00
In this book, Richard Amesbury brings recent developments in Anglo-American philosophy into engagement with dominant currents in contemporary European social theory in order to articulate a pragmatic account of moral criticism. Presented in a lively and accessible style that avoids technical jargon, Morality and Social Criticism argues that the objectivity... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2008; US$ 14.95
What constitutes a 'good' life? On what basis do people of different communities, traditions and faiths interact? These crucial questions of principle and action affect all person, whether relgious or not. Since proper conceptions of the good are perennial in both public and private domains, practical ethics is an evergreen subject. However, few treatments... more...
- James Clarke & Co 2013; US$ 38.00
In this eloquently argued work Carys Moseley provides an original angle of criticism on the issue of nationhood and Christianity, asserting that Christianity must relate to nationhood as the nation structure is part of God's plan for humanity. The book addresses three major themes in the field of theology and nationhood. The first is that anti-nationalism... more...