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  • Phronesis as Professional Knowledgeby Elizabeth Anne Kinsella; Allan Pitman

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 41.19

    Phronesis is the Aristotelian notion of practical wisdom. In this collected series, phronesis is explored as an alternate way of considering professional knowledge. In the present context dominated by technical rationalities and instrumentalist approaches, a re-examination of the concept of phronesis offers a fundamental re-visioning... more...

  • Politics and Moralityby Susan Mendus

    Wiley 2013; US$ 19.95 US$ 17.96

    Public disenchantment with politics has become a key feature of the world in which we live. In this book, Susan Mendus asks if politicians can be morally good or whether politics is destined to involve dirty hands or the loss of integrity, as many modern philosophers claim. more...

  • The Sovereignty of Goodby Iris Murdoch

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 24.95

    Iris Murdoch was one of the great philosophers and novelists of the twentieth century and The Sovereignty of Good is her most important and enduring philosophical work. She argues that philosophy has focused, mistakenly, on what it is right to do rather than good to be and that only by restoring the notion of ‘vision’ to moral thinking can this distortion... more...

  • Man for Himselfby Erich Fromm

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Moral Questionsby Jon Nuttall

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 24.26

    This new introduction to ethics is written for students who are approaching philosophy for the first time. more...

  • How Can I Be Trusted?by Nancy Nyquist Potter

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 39.00

    This work examines the concept of trust in the light of virtue theory, and takes our responsibility to be trustworthy as central. Rather than thinking of trust as risk-taking, Potter views it as equally a matter of responsibility-taking. Her work illustrates that relations of trust are never independent from considerations of power, and that asking... more...

  • F. W. J. Schelling: Über das Wesen der menschlichen Freiheitby Annemarie Pieper; Otfried Höffe

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 39.00

    Schellings Freiheitsschrift, im Jahre 1809 als einer der letzten Beiträge von ihm veröffentlicht, ehe er vierzig Jahre jede Publikation zurückhielt, behandelt sowohl den der Moderne nahe liegenden Begriff der Freiheit, als auch zugleich die Nacht- und Schattenseiten der Freiheit. Der Begriff des Bösen und die Frage nach der Theodizee wird... more...

  • The Sacred Monstrousby Wendy C. Hamblet

    Lexington Books 2003; US$ 32.99

    In The Sacred Monstrous author Wendy Hamblet traces the historical and social fact of violence through the work of Girard, Bloch, Lorenz and Burket. She takes up the charge advanced by social theorists, anthropologists and others that violence is steeped in our being; it pervades our generations and is imbedded in the ethos of our modern institutions.... more...

  • Human Society in Ethics and Politicsby Bertrand Russell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 40.95

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • In Defence of Free Willby C A Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    First published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...