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- Melbourne University Publishing 2012; Not Available
The concept of responsibility permeates social life. While it has many meanings, they often centre around questions of practical and moral accountability, culpability and liability. One can learn a great deal about a social formation by looking at the way the meanings of responsibility are deployed within it, the way they vary from one social space... more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2006; US$ 44.10
Hauptbeschreibung In dieser zwischen 1135 und 1139 verfaßten Schrift, der er zwei Titel gab: Ethica oder Scito te ipsum (Erkenne dich selbst), erörtert Abaelard die Frage nach dem Guten und dem Bösen, vor allem aber erstmals die Bedeutung des Gewissens für die Selbstbestimmung des Menschen. Er unterscheidet zwischen der Schwäche des Menschen, die... 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...
- 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...
- Campus Verlag 2009; US$ 28.76
Dschihad, Kreuzzüge, fundamentalistische Gewalt ? die Geschichte des Christentums wie des Islam ist voll von blutigen Ereignissen. Zugleich sind beide Religionen Quelle für Frieden, Nächstenliebe und Menschenwürde. Die Bedeutung von Aggression und Friedfertigkeit in den Schriften und Traditionen beider Weltreligionen diskutieren hier Theologen, Philosophen,... 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...