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  • Appetites for Thoughtby Michel Onfray; Stephen Muecke; Donald Barry

    Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 24.95

    Appetites for Thought offers up a delectable intellectual challenge: can we better understand the concepts of philosophers from their culinary choices? Guiding us around the philosopher?s banquet table with erudition, wit, and irreverence, Michel Onfray offers surprising insights on foods ranging from fillet of cod to barley soup, from sausage to... more...

  • Conscienceby Martin van Creveld

    Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 29.95

    Many consider conscience to be one of the most important?if not the fundamental?quality that makes us human, distinguishing us from animals, on one hand, and machines on the other. But what is conscience, exactly? Is it a product of our biological roots, as Darwin thought, or is it a purely social invention? If the latter, how did it come into the... more...

  • Pädagogik und Ethikby Detlef Horster; Nina Oelkers

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 39.34

    Einem antiken, einem mittelalterlichen und selbst einem neuzeitlichen Autor, der sich mit Fragen der Erziehung befasste, wäre es nicht in den Sinn ge­ kommen, über das Verhältnis von Pädagogik und Ethik nachzudenken und es als problematisch darzustellen. Autoren von PLATON bis HERB ART haben Er­ ziehung selbstverständlich mit Moral oder Sittlichkeit,... more...

  • Ethikby Nicolai Hartmann

    De Gruyter 1935; US$ 238.43


  • Are You a Miserable Old Bastard?by Dr Andrew John; Stephen Blake

    Lyons Press 2010; US$ 11.99

    Are You a Miserable Old Bastard? is a very funny book for the "inner curmudgeon" in us all, a highly amusing and wonderfully entertaining celebration of the grouchiness in life, for everyone who feels like it's always raining, both outside and in! more...

  • Reveriesby Antonino Ferro

    Karnac Books 2015; US$ 9.95

    Reverie is a form of dreaming intended as a continuous process that takes place in sleep as well as in waking life. In analysis, the patient's communications can evoke images that will then be useful in the development of the analytic work. The salient feature of analytic listening is precisely this willingness to abandon oneself to reverie where previously... more...

  • Das "Gewissen" 1919-1925by Claudia Kemper

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 81.60

    Die Publizisten, Autoren und Verbandsaktiven der frühen Weimarer Republik waren zutiefst durch Vorkriegs- und Kriegszeit geprägt, auch die Redakteure und Beiträger der jungkonservativen Zeitschrift "Gewissen". Neben dem Inhalt der Zeitschrift analysiert die Autorin auch die Lebensdaten von über der Hälfte der insgesamt 280 Autoren. So... more...

  • Ethik und die Möglichkeit einer guten Weltby Andreas Vieth; Christoph Halbig; Angela Kallhoff

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 163.25

    ?The good world? is out of fashion in philosophical ethics. The "concrete ethics" of Ludwig Siep orients itself consciously towards a hermeneutics of human religious and cultural traditions as well as it looks for a dialogue with the natural sciences in dealing with the problems of cultural and natural ethics. The present volume discusses... more...

  • Kohärenzbegriffe in der Ethikby Martin Hoffmann

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 87.04

    Talk of coherence in ethics is popular. Particularly when dealing with the justification of ethical judgments, one frequently refers back to a concept of coherence. However, the question as to the exact meaning of the term ?coherence? is seldom posed. This book provides a comprehensive answer. The author shows that there is not a single... more...

  • Ethicsby Gordon Marino

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 19.00

    In Ethics: The Essential Writings , philosopher Gordon Marino skillfully presents an accessible, provocative anthology of both ancient and modern classics on matters moral. The philosophers represent 2,500 years of thought?from Plato, Kant, and Nietzsche to Alasdair MacIntyre, Susan Wolf, and Peter Singer?and cover a broad range of topics, from... more...