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- HRD Press 2007; US$ 29.95
There is nothing more powerful than the human brain enriched by possibilities experience. This book reflects the Possibilities scientific work of Dr. Robert Carkhuff, a leading scientist of the 21st century and recipient of The American Noble Prize For Nobility in Explicating the Human and Ideational Sciences.The Science of Freedom is dedicated to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 54.95
Expanding on the theory of ethics first posited by Brentano in The Origin of our Knowledge of Right and Wrong this re-issued work, first published posthumously in 1952, is based on series of lectures on practical philosophy, given at the university of Vienna from 1876 to 1894. The English-speaking reader will find it interesting to examine the... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 38.95 US$ 31.16
This book represents the most comprehensive account to date of an important but widely contested approach to ethics--intuitionism, the view that there is a plurality of moral principles, each of which we can know directly. Robert Audi casts intuitionism in a form that provides a major alternative to the more familiar ethical perspectives (utilitarian,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 9.95 US$ 7.96
A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER One of the most salient features of our culture is that there is so much bullshit. Everyone knows this. Each of us contributes his share. But we tend to take the situation for granted. Most people are rather confident of their ability to recognize bullshit and to avoid being taken in by it. So the phenomenon has... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2009; US$ 9.50
These high-interest novels feature characters in situations encountered by real-life teens everday. The student body of Dawson High study hard, date, root for the home team, hold down part-time jobs, succeed and fail, just like most American teenagers. Characters are faced with tough choices-and must decide and react based on their principles. However,... more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 173.00
The 13 contributions of this collective offer new and challenging ways of reading well-known and more neglected texts on akrasia (lack of control, or weakness of will) in Greek philosophy (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, the Stoics, Plotinus). more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 47.99 US$ 41.27
Oxford Studies in Metaethics is the only publication devoted exclusively to original philosophical work in the foundations of ethics. It provides an annual selection of much of the best new scholarship being done in the field. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 15.00
The most useful tips for women, by women. While we have learned to respect (and finally listen to) the hard-won wisdom of our mothers, there?s nothing we love more than another nugget of great advice. We are all constantly on the lookout for new answers to life?s everyday challenges, such as: Q: How can I not look so tired? A: Massage your... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 105.00
It is typically thought that the demandingness problem is specifically a problem for consequentialists because of the gradable nature of consequentialist theories. Shades of Goodness argues that most moral theories have a gradable structure and, more significantly, that this is an advantage, rather than a disadvantage, for those theories. more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99
Acres of Diamonds originated as a speech which Conwell delivered over 6,000 times around the world; it was eventually published as delivered in Conwell's home town, Philadelphia.The central idea of the work is that one need not look elsewhere for opportunity, achievement, or fortune -- the resources to achieve all good things are present in your... more...