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- 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...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
John Abercrombie was a Scottish medical doctor who dedicated his spare time to dabbling in philosophy. Over the course of his career, he produced a number of well-regarded volumes on philosophy. In The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings, Abercrombie presents a systematic overview of human emotions, their sources, and their moral and ethical implications. more...
- Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 16.95
This enlightening new introduction examines the history and development of moral relativism, considering the arguments for and against, and also covering such key topics as terrorism, and the rights of women in oppressive cultures. more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 72.99
David Boonin presents a new account of the non-identity problem: a puzzle about our obligations to people who do not yet exist. Our actions sometimes have an effect not only on the quality of life that people will enjoy in the future, but on which particular people will exist in the future to enjoy it. In cases where this is so, the combination of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
How and to what degree are we responsible for our characters, our lives, our misfortunes, our relationships and our children? This question is at the heart of "Moral Responsibility". The book explores accusations and denials of moral responsibility for particular acts, responsibility for character, and the role of luck and fate in ethics. Moral responsibility... more...
- Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 29.95
As long as we care about suffering in the world, says political philosopher Simona Forti, we are compelled to inquire into the question of evil. But is the concept of evil still useful in a postmodern landscape where absolute values have been leveled and relativized by a historicist perspective? Given our current unwillingness to judge others, what... more...
- Schwabe Verlag Basel 2014; US$ 109.99
Postsubjektive Maskerade Der vorliegende Band stellt die Frage, inwieweit Ohnmacht des Subjekts und Macht der Persönlichkeit nicht nur vereinbar sind, sondern einander womöglich sogar bedingen. Es zeigt sich, dass Nietzsches Analyse Folgen bis in den Gestus seines eigenen philosophischen Schreibens hatte. Es zeigt sich aber auch, dass erst die erneute... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
"Ethics and Experience" presents a wide-ranging and thought-provoking introduction to the question famously posed by Socrates: How is life to be lived? 'An excellent primer for any student taking a course on moral philosophy, the book introduces ethics as a single and broadly unified field of inquiry in which we apply reason to try and solve Socrates'... more...