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  • Phronesis as Professional Knowledgeby

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 69.95

    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...

  • Gleichheitby

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 137.39

    Der Begriff der Gleichheit gehört spätestens seit der Französischen Revolution zum europäischen Grundvokabular. Formen des Gleichheitsgedankens finden sich bereits in der stoischen Philosophie oder dem christlichen Denken. Die Erklärung der Menschenrechte im 20. Jahrhundert unterstreicht die Bedeutung dieses Begriffs, der in der jüngeren Geistesgeschichte... more...

  • Pädagogik und Ethikby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • What Makes Us Moral? On the capacities and conditions for being moralby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book addresses the question of what it means to be moral and the capacities one needs to be moral. It examines the role of internal factors such as willpower, commitment and character as well as   the role of external, situational and structural factors. more...

  • Ethik im Weltkontextby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 49.99

    Wir leben in einer Welt, in der die verschiedenen Kulturen und Religionen zunehmend eine gemeinsame Antwort auf die ethischen Fragen unseres Zusammenlebens finden müssen. Dieser Band leistet deshalb zweierlei: Einerseits informiert er über die übergreifenden ethischen Traditionen und Paradigmen in den Kulturregionen und in den größeren und kleineren... more...

  • Business Ethics and Risk Managementby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 129.00

    This volume explores various aspects of risk taking. It offers an analysis of financial, entrepreneurial and social risks, as well as a discussion of the ethical implications of empirical findings. The main issues examined in the book are the financial crisis and its implications for business ethics. The book discusses unethical behaviour as a reputational... more...

  • The Normativity of the Naturalby

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 209.00

    Natural law is that which addresses moral choices through reason and through objective understandings of human nature and human goods, not through the dictates of a transcendent being. This volume is a critical exploration of natural law theory. more...

  • Origins of Altruism and Cooperationby

    Springer New York 2011; US$ 199.00

    This book examines the evolution and nature of cooperation and altruism in social-living animals, focusing especially on non-human primates and humans.  It is derived from a conference held at Washington University, March, 2009. more...

  • Is Science Compatible with Free Will?by

    Springer New York 2012; US$ 129.00

    Informed by material as divergent as quantum physics, ?mirror? neurons, and Libet?s experimental results, this philosophical exploration of the conflict between free will and resurgent neuroscientific determinism combines scientific rigor and deep analysis. more...

  • The Struggle for Virtueby Archbishop Averky (Taushev)

    Holy Trinity Publications 2014; US$ 16.99

    Archbishop Averky is considered one of the great scholars of 20th-century Orthodoxy and this book brings to the English-speaking world his answer to the question ?What is asceticism?? A bearer of the saving doctrine of the Patristic teaching, he steadfastly defended traditional Orthodoxy and passed on this teaching through his commentaries on Scripture... more...