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- Scientific American 2013; US$ 5.54
Doing the Right Thing: Ethics in Science by the Editors of Scientific American Most of us have probably had those discussions, either in a classroom setting or otherwise, where a hypothetical situation is given and you're asked to choose between two or more unsatisfying options. If you follow option A, five people die; if you follow option B, one... more...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 39.99 US$ 34.39
This book offers a clear account of the philosophy of practical reason in ethics and legal theory. It explains how reasons relate to actions, the nature of values and their relation to reasons, and the relation of morality to legal reasoning. It provides an ideal introduction to these issues for students of moral philosophy and jurisprudence. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
Reviving the Tribe creates a rich and brutally honest portrait of contemporary gay men?s lives amidst the seemingly endless AIDS epidemic and offers both autobiographical self-examination and a relentless critique of current sexual politics within the gay community. Fearlessly confronting the horrors experiences by surviving gay men without giving... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Hopes are high that stem cell (SC) research will lead to treatments and cures for some of the most serious diseases affecting humankind today. SC science has been used in a treatment setting in the replacement of patients? windpipes and in restoring sight to patients who were blind in one eye and in future it is hoped that when the body is injured... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 57.69
This book examines public attitudes to the death penalty in Japan, focusing on knowledge and trust-based attitudinal factors relating to support for, and opposition to, the death penalty. A mixed-method approach was used. Quantitative and qualitative surveys were mounted to assess Japanese death penalty attitudes. The main findings show that death... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 76.16
Das Buch schließt die mit Studien über ?Dante Alighieris Gerechtigkeitssinn' (2011) und ?Adam Smith als Rechtstheoretiker' (2012) begonnene Trilogie durch ein Werk über den französischen Beitrag zur juristischen Geistesgeschichte ab. Es lenkt das Augenmerk auf die neuzeitliche Erschließung der Grundlagen des Rechts, die der Wissenschaftsrat... more...
- American Bar Association 2011; US$ 34.99
This inspiring book contains letters of encouragement and advice from lawyers with disabilities to law students and new lawyers with disabilities. The writers share their perspectives on work and disability, based on their own experiences of success and setbacks. more...
- Algora Publishing 2013; US$ 19.95
This monograph on British Equity Law (that branch which deals with wills, probate, trust funds and land law) discusses the philosophical underpinnings of the 'Maxims of Equity' - twenty or so guiding principles which attempt to ameliorate the rigor of the common law, and to discuss these principles in light of both jurisprudential philosophy... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95
This well-documented book highlights some of the theories of bisexual and homosexual identities and their conceptual bases in cultural history, moral philosophy, biology, and social psychology. Some of the most respected minds in the field of human sexuality challenge traditional views on homosexuality and question the moral principles implicit in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
In an age of smartphones, Facebook and YouTube, privacy may seem to be a norm of the past. This book addresses ethical and legal questions that arise when media technologies are used to give individuals unwanted attention. Drawing from a broad range of cases within the US, UK, Australia, Europe, and elsewhere, Mark Tunick asks whether privacy interests... more...