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- 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...
- Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 13.13
Diese ungewöhnliche Einführung in die Geschichte des theologischen Denkens stellt einen großen Unbekannten in den Mittelpunkt. Wie können wir über einen Gott oder mehrere Götter denken? Welche Begriffe sind angemessen und wie könnte man Erfahrungen mit Göttlichem beschreiben? Wenn Keith Ward sich und seinen Lesern solche Fragen stellt, dann will er... more...
- Algora Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95
For readers engaged in intellectual struggle, ethical thinking, and trying to figure out how to live a purposeful, fulfilling life, here is a critical and accessible approach to ethics. Moral dilemmas challenge us to think through sticky situations and lead us to look for moral grounding. Following Cicero and other ancient philosophers, the author... more...
- Algora Publishing 2014; US$ 19.95
This book argues that the epistemological framework that permits us to see others as 'evil' also resituates our own moral compass and reframes our moral world such that we can justify performing violent deeds, which we would readily demonize in others, as the heroics of eradicating evil. When conflict is understood positively as the confrontation... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 14.99
Does free will exist? The question has fueled heated debates spanning from philosophy to psychology and religion. The answer has major implications, and the stakes are high. To put it in the simple terms that have come to dominate these debates, if we are free to make our own decisions, we are accountable for what we do, and if we aren't free,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
Approaching The Book of the Courtier as an early modern reader would have, author W.R. Albury explores aspects of the work which he argues are intentionally concealed and veiled in allegory. In this reading, Albury recovers a serious political message which he shows has a great deal of contemporary relevance, and which is lost from sight when the work... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 84.99
Virtue and the Moral Life brings together distinguished philosophers and theologians with younger scholars of consummate promise to produce ten essays that engage both academics and students of ethics. This collection explores the role virtues play in identifying the good life and the good society. more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 50.95
In a wide-ranging inquiry Richard W. Miller provides new resources for coping with the most troubling types of moral conflict: disagreements in moral conviction, conflicting interests, and the tension between conscience and desires. Drawing on most fields in philosophy and the social sciences, including his previous work in the philosophy of science,... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.00
This book explores a much-neglected area of moral philosophy--the typology of immorality. Ronald D. Milo questions the adequacy of Aristotle's suggestion that there are two basic types of immorality--wickedness and moral weakness--and argues that we must distinguish between at least six different types of immoral behavior. Originally published in... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 58.00
Donald VanDeVeer probes the moral complexities of the question: under what conditions is it permissible to intervene invasively in the lives of competent persons--for example, by deception, force, or coercive threat--for their own good? In a work with broad significance for law, public policy, professional-client relations, and private interactions,... more...