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- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2013; US$ 128.26
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...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 29.95
Im Mittelpunkt dieser vermögenspsychologischen Studie steht die Intention, die Vermögenden in ihrem Habitus und Verhalten besser kennenzulernen. Die zugrunde liegende Interviewserie wurde in der Schweiz durchgeführt. Sie bietet zahlreiche Erkenntnisse, die durchaus für den gesamten deutschsprachigen Raum von Interesse sind. Von der so genannten standardisierten... more...
- 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...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 1999; US$ 17.00
"We are in deep trouble," writes Sharif Abdullah. "We live a world that works for only a few." The problem, Abdullah asserts, is exlusivity: "I am separate." By practicing exclusivity, he maintains, we have created a soul-starved society. We suffer, both personally and as a society, from complex, interlocking so intense that they create a deep sense... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1995; US$ 13.50
Abelard's major ethical writings--Ethics, or "Know Yourself," and Dialogue between a Philosopher, a Jew and a Christian, are presented here in a student edition including cross-references, explanatory notes, a full table of references, bibliography, and index. more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
John Abercrombie was a Scottish medical doctor who dedicated his spare time to dabbling in philosophy. Over the course of his career, he produced a number of well-regarded volumes on philosophy. In The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings, Abercrombie presents a systematic overview of human emotions, their sources, and their moral and ethical implications. more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 17.99
A witty, sophisticated guide to the new principles of modern social behavior, by a psychologist and popular alternative-etiquette-and-ethics guru This is no rule book about forks and calling cards. As a child, Robin Abrahams was bitterly disappointed when her parents forced her to have a lemonade stand rather than a booth for dispensing advice.... more...
- Clarendon Press 2006; US$ 34.99
The distinguished philosopher Robert M. Adams presents a major work on virtue, which is once again a central topic in ethical thought. A Theory of Virtue is a systematic, comprehensive framework for thinking about the moral evaluation of character. Many recent attempts to stake out a place in moral philosophy for this concern define virtue in terms... more...
- The Floating Press 1904; US$ 3.99
The spiritual life depends on self-recollection and detachment from the rush of life; it depends on facing frankly the thought of death; it is signalized, especially, by the identification of self with others, even of the guiltless with the guilty. Spirituality is sometimes spoken of as if it were a kind of moral luxury, a work of supererogation, a... more...
- Algora Publishing 2013; US$ 24.95
Writer Jack Adler describes 75 famous friendships throughout history from mythical to contemporary times. Along the way, the lives and personalities of artists, politicians, philosophers, soldiers, and outlaws are outlined, including some personal details that may not be well-known. The author shows how contrasting as well as comparable personalities,... more...