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- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 7.95
Execute your resolutions immediately. Thoughts are but dreams till their effects be tried. Does competition trouble you? work away; what is your competitor but a man? Conquer your place in the world, for all things serve a brave soul. Combat difficulty manfully; sustain misfortune bravely; endure poverty nobly; encounter disappointment courageously.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 40.00
A defence of ethical intuitionism where (i) there are objective moral truths; (ii) we know these through an immediate, intellectual awareness, or 'intuition'; and (iii) knowing them gives us reasons to act independent of our desires. The author rebuts the major objections to this theory and shows the difficulties in alternative theories of ethics. more...
- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99
Friedrich Nietzsches follow up to Thus Spoke Zarathustra expands on his earlier philosophical ideas, deriding past philosophies that placed too much importance on the concepts of good and evil and introduced his own concepts of the will to power and the perspective of life. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 24.99
The De Malo represents some of Aquinas' most mature thinking on goodness, badness, and human agency. In it he examines the full range of questions associated with evil: its origin, its nature, its relation to good, and its compatibility with the existence of an omnipotent, benevolent God. This edition offers Richard Regan's new, clear readable... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 17.00
We?ve been told, again and again, that life is unfair. But what if we?re wrong simply to resign ourselves to this situation? What if we have the power?and more, the duty?to change society for the better? We do. And our very nature inclines us to do so. That?s the provocative argument Peter Corning makes in The Fair Society . Drawing on the evidence... more...
- Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 24.95
Michel Onfray is a French philosopher and founder of the tuition-free Université Populaire in Caen, France, where he teaches. He is the author of many books, including, most recently, The Atheist Manifesto . Stephen Muecke is professor of ethnography at the University of New South Wales, Australia, and a writer of fiction. His translations include... more...
- Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 29.95
Many consider conscience to be one of the most important?if not the fundamental?quality that makes us human, distinguishing us from animals, on one hand, and machines on the other. But what is conscience, exactly? Is it a product of our biological roots, as Darwin thought, or is it a purely social invention? If the latter, how did it come into the... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.95
IT may possibly be thought, that there is no great need of going about to define or describe the Will; this word being generally as well understood as any other words we can use to explain it: and so perhaps it would be, had not philosophers, metaphysicians, and polemic divines, brought the matter into obscurity by the things they have said of it.... more...
- The Floating Press 1915; US$ 4.99
Must religion and morals go together? Can one be taught without the other? It is a practical question for educationists, but apart from education, the question of the bedrock on which morals rest, the foundation on which a moral edifice can be built that will stand secure against the storms of life - that is a question of perennial interest, and it... more...