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  • The Retrieval of Ethicsby Talbot Brewer

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 39.99 US$ 34.39

    Talbot Brewer offers a new approach to ethical theory, founded on a far-reaching reconsideration of the nature and sources of human agency. He argues that ethical reflection is itself a centrally important life activity, and philosophical ethics is an extension of this practical activity rather than just a theoretical reflection upon it. more...

  • Confucianism and Modernisationby Wei-Bin Zhang

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 175.00

    Wei-Bin Zhang offers an authoritative guide to the philosophy of Confucianism and its impact in the Confucian regions, covering mainland China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Vietnam and Singapore. All, except Singapore, employed Confucianism as the state ideology before the West came to East Asia. The differences and similarities... more...

  • Ethical Intuitionismby Professor Michael Huemer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 40.00

    A defence of ethical intuitionism where (i) there are objective moral truths; (ii) we know these through an immediate, intellectual awareness, or 'intuition'; and (iii) knowing them gives us reasons to act independent of our desires. The author rebuts the major objections to this theory and shows the difficulties in alternative theories of ethics. more...

  • Don't Do That!by Barry Louis Polisar; David Clark

    Rainbow Morning Music 1995; US$ 10.99

    This funny and fun loving guide to misbehaving properly is perfect for introducing kids to manners. Topics include: "How to Play with your Food," "Family Trips and Riding in the Car," and many more. Kids get the ideas and enlightened adults will see right through them to the warm-hearted sense underneath. more...

  • The Battle for Compassionby Jonathan Leighton

    Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 22.95

    Six hundred years after Copernicus presented his revolutionary and heretical heliocentric theory, a sunset can still look unexpectedly new. What if the fate of our world depended on a similar shift in perspective?. Synthesizing recent thinking from science, philosophy, psychology and economics with the author’s own reflections on freedom, identity... more...

  • Excellenceby J. Pincott

    Marshall Cavendish 2007; US$ 5.00

    Excellence is the ultimate personal goal. It’s an inspiring notion – the idea that each one of us has the power and potential to be superior at whatever we set out to do. Excellence is implicit in our convictions about success. It underlies our belief tha more...

  • Conversations on Ethicsby Alex Voorhoeve

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    Can we trust our intuitive judgments of right and wrong? What reason do we have to do what is right and avoid doing what is wrong? Eleven outstanding contemporary thinkers discuss these and other fascinating moral questions in accessible informal conversations. more...

  • Trouble with Strangersby Terry Eagleton

    Wiley 2011; US$ 40.95 US$ 35.49

    In this major new book, Terry Eagleton, one of the world?s greatest cultural theorists, writes with wit, eloquence and clarity on the question of ethics. Providing rare insights into tragedy, politics, literature, morality and religion, Eagleton examines key ethical theories through the framework of Jacques Lacan?s categories of the Imaginary, the... more...

  • The Mystery of Youby Ronald Goldschlaer; Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz

    Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 9.99

    The Mystery of You' is an exciting and thought-provoking look at ourselves and how we live our lives. It contains a rich tapestry of ideas, beliefs and experiences. It challenges the reader in many ways by confronting everyday issues, but always remaining interesting and easy to read. Many questions are discussed, for example: - What is happening... more...

  • Matters of Life and Deathby W. E. Mickleburgh

    Port Campbell Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    Many people are troubled by philosophical worries about the nature of the universe, their personal place within it, and significant life roles within their niche. If sufficiently severe, they may progress to clinical conditions of depression and anxiety. This text examines these issues through to dimensions of being, knowing and valuing, to guide the... more...