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- Encounter Books 2015; US$ 23.99
What does it mean to be a hero? In The Heroic Heart , Tod Lindberg traces the quality of heroic greatness from its most distant origin in human prehistory to the present day. The designation of “hero? once conjured mainly the prowess of conquerors and kings slaying their enemies on the battlefield. Heroes in the modern world come in many varieties,... more...
- Tuttle Publishing 2015; US$ 12.95
Within the pages of Striking Thoughts , you will find the secrets of Bruce Lee's amazing success as an actor, martial artist, and inspiration to the world. Consisting of eight sections, Striking Thoughts covers 72 topics and 825 aphorismsfrom spirituality to personal liberation and from family life to filmmakingall of which Bruce lived by. His... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 91.95
An Introduction to Christian Ethics uses a Christian approach while encouraging students to consider a variety of current ethical issues and apply relevant biblical and theological concepts to these issues. The main goal of the text is to acquaint students with both the field of ethics in general and varieties of Christian ethical systems in particular.... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95
Evil threatens human reason, for it challenges our hope that the world makes sense. For eighteenth-century Europeans, the Lisbon earthquake was manifest evil. Today we view evil as a matter of human cruelty, and Auschwitz as its extreme incarnation. Examining our understanding of evil from the Inquisition to contemporary terrorism, Susan Neiman explores... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95
First published in 1973, Reason and Compassion showcases a collection of lectures by Professor Richard S. Peters concerned primarily with the moral position, based on compassion and on the use of reason, which is critical to code-encased moralities. He reacts to the idea that whilst many people are sympathetic towards protests against an established... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74
With a foreword by Zoella Sometimes being a teenager can seem like a relentless merry-go-round of people telling you how to dress and behave, who to be friends with, what grades you must get in order to avoid a destiny of failure and, most importantly, why you?re spectacularly effing it all up. The Self-Esteem Team know this – because they were... more...
- transcript 2015; US$ 24.54
Die Diskussionen um die Existenz einer Freiheit des menschlichen Willens, die in den letzten Jahren u.a. zwischen Philosophie, Kognitiver Neurowissenschaft, Psychologie und Rechtswissenschaft geführt wurden, mündeten fast immer in die bipolaren Antworten »Ja« oder »Nein«. Diesem Dualismus begegnet Dirk Stederoth mit einem differenzierten philosophischen... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00
A new controversy has arisen in practical philosophy concerning the principles of normativity. Conceptual approaches in the Kantian tradition, which derive the fundamental norms for human coexistence from formal determinants of reason are countered by models that have revived the notion of an authentic normativity of nature or of life,... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 140.00
Was ist Willensschwäche? Wie ist sie möglich, sollten wir sie vermeiden, warum sollten wir sie vermeiden? Das aus dem Alltag bekannte Phänomen wirft grundlegende Fragen für die Handlungstheorie und Moralphilosophie auf. Mit Blick auf parallele Debatten in der Psychologie und Ökonomie entwickelt Hofmann eine philosophische Analyse von Willensschwäche,... more...