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- Wiley 2011; US$ 40.95 US$ 35.49
In this major new book, Terry Eagleton, one of the world’s greatest cultural theorists, writes with wit, eloquence and clarity on the question of ethics. Providing rare insights into tragedy, politics, literature, morality and religion, Eagleton examines key ethical theories through the framework of Jacques Lacan’s categories of the Imaginary,... more...
- Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 9.99
The Mystery of You' is an exciting and thought-provoking look at ourselves and how we live our lives. It contains a rich tapestry of ideas, beliefs and experiences. It challenges the reader in many ways by confronting everyday issues, but always remaining interesting and easy to read. Many questions are discussed, for example: - What is happening... more...
- Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 14.99
Many people are troubled by philosophical worries about the nature of the universe, their personal place within it, and significant life roles within their niche. If sufficiently severe, they may progress to clinical conditions of depression and anxiety. This text examines these issues through to dimensions of being, knowing and valuing, to guide the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77
In this challenging book, David Hodgson takes a fresh approach to the question of free will, contending that close consideration of human rationality and human consciousness shows that together they give us free will, in a robust and indeterministic sense, and in a way that is consistent with what science tells us about the world. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 100.95 US$ 87.49
Presenting ten diverse and original moral paradoxes, this cutting edge work of philosophical ethics makes a focused, concrete case for the centrality of paradoxes within morality. Explores what these paradoxes can teach us about morality and the human condition Considers a broad range of subjects, from familiar topics to rarely posed questions,... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 22.41
Rationally coping with situations with uncertain consequences is a matter of universal concern in modern societies. Here a critique of current paradigms of dealing with risk is the starting point for developing an ethics of risk that also takes into account individual rights and justice. The basis for this work is provided by a clear terminological... more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 28.02
Analytical Introduction to Ethics is the second volume in the series of ?analytical introductions? to the disciplines of philosophy. It gives an overview of the problems in moral philosophy and of the ethical answers to questions of essence, functions, and content of morality. more...
- De Gruyter 2007; US$ 123.50
One can justify moral rules on the basis of their advantageousness without equating morality and advantage. In order to substantiate this thesis, the author shows how grounding moral rules through their advantages harmonizes with a theory of moral judgements as expressions of moral feelings. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 72.95 US$ 63.22
The second edition of Ethical Theory: An Anthology features a comprehensive collection of more than 80 essays from classic and contemporary philosophers that address questions at the heart of moral philosophy. Brings together 82 classic and contemporary pieces by renowned philosophers, from seminal works by Hume and Kant to contemporary views... more...
- 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...