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- Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 29.95
Many consider conscience to be one of the most important?if not the fundamental?quality that makes us human, distinguishing us from animals, on one hand, and machines on the other. But what is conscience, exactly? Is it a product of our biological roots, as Darwin thought, or is it a purely social invention? If the latter, how did it come into the... more...
- Cleis Press Start 2015; US$ 15.95
In the hurly burly of this busy world, simple kindness and goodness can get left behind in the rush to be first in line, at the top of the corporate ladder and have the most "likes." But, what does it all mean at the end of the day? Isn't being a good person and making real contributions to the world more important than anything else? Author Brenda... more...
- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 24.99
The book Fate, Time, and Language: An Essay on Free Will, published in 2010 by Columbia University Press, presented David Foster Wallace?s challenge to Richard Taylor?s argument for fatalism. In this anthology, notable philosophers engage directly with that work and assess Wallace?s reply to Taylor as well as other aspects of Wallace?s thought. With... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 79.99
Chapter 1 Framing Worldly Virtues Chapter 2 Earthly Virtue Chapter 3 Open Hope Chapter 4 Honoring Oneself: And Sacrificing Oneself? Chapter 5 Defining Compassion Chapter 6 Generosity Revisited Chapter 7 Facets of Honesty Chapter 8 Humility Reconsidered Chapter 9 Complicating Temperance Chapter 10 Virtue and Age more...
- Tectum Verlag 2015; US$ 32.06
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00
When many people are involved in an activity, it is often difficult, if not impossible, to pinpoint who is morally responsible for what, a phenomenon known as the ?problem of many hands.? This term is increasingly used to describe problems with attributing individual responsibility in collective settings in such diverse areas as public administration,... more...
- ATHENA-Verlag 2015; US$ 15.14
Nachdem der Autor, Mediziner unter einem Pseudonym, vor zehn Jahren mit der Veröffentlichung seiner "Gründe, warum es uns nicht geben darf" die Thesen einer Anthropofugalen Ethik so schmerzhaft wie unleugbar veranschaulicht hat, behandelt er nun einen maßgebenden Teilaspekt der Verträglichkeitskrise zwischen Mensch und Leben: die zerstörerischen... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 139.99
This collection of essays, offered in honor of the distinguished career of prominent political philosophy professor Clifford Orwin, brings together internationally renowned scholars to provide a wide context and discuss various aspects of the virtue of ?humanity? through the history of political philosophy. more...
- Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 24.95
Michel Onfray is a French philosopher and founder of the tuition-free Université Populaire in Caen, France, where he teaches. He is the author of many books, including, most recently, The Atheist Manifesto . Stephen Muecke is professor of ethnography at the University of New South Wales, Australia, and a writer of fiction. His translations include... more...