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- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
Consequentialism is the view that the rightness or wrongness of actions depend solely on their consequences. It is one of the most influential, and controversial, of all ethical theories. In this book, Julia Driver introduces and critically assesses consequentialism in all its forms. After a brief historical introduction to the problem, Driver... more...
- SensePublishers 2011; US$ 38.01
This book, although targeting educational leaders, - teachers, school-based administrators, superintendents, board members, policy makers and education students, is also addressed to those interested in the topic of ethics and those who seek the development of an ethical awareness and an appropriate intellectual processes when facing ethical issues.... 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
New scientific and technological developments challenge us to reconsider our moral world order. This book offers an original philosophical approach to this issue: it makes a distinctive contribution to the development of a relational approach to moral status by re-defining the problem in a social and phenomenological way. more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 130.28
This book assembles Stemmer?s most important essays advancing the contractarian moral theory he first proposed in Handeln zugunsten anderer . The central question is: What are the best criteria for distinguishing good moral principles from wrong or bad moral principles? Stemmer gives particular attention to justifications and their relationship... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 45.99
This topically organized, interdisciplinary anthology provides competing perspective on the claim that western culture faces a moral crisis. Using clearly written, accessible essays by well-known authors in philosophy, the social sciences, and the humanities, the book introduces students to a variety of perspectives on the current cultural debate about... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1992; US$ 175.00
This study is an introduction to the problems of moral philosophy designed particularly for students of theology and religious studies. It offers an account of the nature and subject matter of moral reasoning and of the major types of moral theory current in contemporary moral philosophy. The account aims to bring out the major issues in moral theory,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 74.95
Ethics: Essential Readings in Moral Theory is an outstanding anthology of the most important topics, theories and debates in ethics, compiled by one of the leading experts in the field. It includes sixty-six extracts covering the central domains of ethics: why be moral? the meaning of moral language morality and objectivity consequentialism... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 82.99
This book focuses on the normative questions raised by the postulation and declaration of a global ethic. Its scope covers the questions ?why do we need a global ethic??, ?what kind of global ethic do we need and what sort of normative justification does it imply?? The book considers the imperative of global ethic to be plausible because it demands... more...