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  • The Philosophical and Theological Foundations of Ethicsby Peter Byrne

    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...

  • Normative Justification of a Global Ethicby Uchenna B. Okeja

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 83.00

    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...

  • A Common Humanityby Raimond Gaita

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 29.95

    The Holocaust and attempts to deny it, racism, murder, the case of Mary Bell. How can we include these and countless other examples of evil within our vision of a common humanity? These painful human incongruities are precisely what Raimond Gaita boldly harmonizes in his powerful new book, A Common Humanity . Hatred with forgiveness, evil with love,... more...

  • Decent Peopleby Norman S. Care

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 34.00

    In Decent People, Norman Care explores how we may understand and be reconciled to the fragility of our moral nature. In his highly original vision of what it means to be a decent person, Care claims that our moral-emotional nature pressures us to seek relief from moralized pain - pain that comes from our awareness of our own wrongdoing, the suffering... more...

  • Explaining the Normativeby Stephen P. Turner

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 24.26

    Normativity is what gives reasons their force, makes words meaningful, and makes rules and laws binding. It is present whenever we use such terms as ‘correct,' ‘ought,' ‘must,' and the language of obligation, responsibility, and logical compulsion. Yet normativists, the philosophers committed to this idea, admit that the idea of a... more...

  • The Blackwell Guide to Ethical Theoryby Hugh LaFollette; Ingmar Persson

    Wiley 2013; US$ 46.95 US$ 42.26

    Building on the strengths of the highly successful first edition, the extensively updated Blackwell Guide to Ethical Theory presents a complete state-of-the-art survey, written by an international team of leading moral philosophers. A new edition of this successful and highly regarded Guide , now reorganized and updated with the addition of... more...

  • Guilt About The Pastby Bernhard Schlink

    University of Queensland Press 2013; US$ 12.99

    Guilt about the Past explores the phenomenon of guilt and how it attaches to a whole society, not only to individual perpetrators. It considers how to use the lesson of history to motivate individual moral behavior, how to reconcile a guilt-laden past, and the role of law in this process. Based on the Weidenfeld Lectures author Bernhard Schlink... more...

  • The Sources of Normativityby Christine M. Korsgaard; Onora O'Neill

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 37.00

    Korsgaard's discussion of the source of normativity is followed by commentary from four distinguished philosophers. more...

  • David Gauthiers moralischer Kontraktualismusby Raffael Iturrizaga

    De Gruyter 2007; US$ 182.00

    Rationalität hat religiöse und andere metaphysisch anspruchsvolle Größen in ihrer ehemals privilegierten Stellung als Begründungsinstanzen in der Moralphilosophie abgelöst. David Gauthier hat mit Morals by Agreement hier für den moralischen Kontraktualismus die bisher am besten elaborierte Theorie vorgelegt, die auch die Methoden der modernen... more...

  • Johanssonian Investigationsby Christer Svennerlind; Jan Almäng; Rögnvaldur Ingthorsson

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 266.00

    The series offers high-quality studies dealing with the fundamental topics of classical, phenomenological, and analytical ontology, such as metaphysics, categories, property theory, causation, natural laws, the phenomenological and scientific realism debate, truth, existence, and many others. more...