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- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 5.99
As Bill and Melinda Gates point out in their Foreword, Singer's classic essay "Famine, Affluence and Morality," is as relevant today as it ever was. It is published here together with two of Singer's more popular writings on our obligations to those in poverty, and a new introduction by Singer that brings the reader up to date with his current thinking. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2015; US$ 60.00
With the growing interest in trust in the social sciences, this secondedition of the Handbook of Research Methods on Trust provides a fully updated and extended account of quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods for empirical research. While many researchers have already drawn inspiration and insight from the previous edition, the dynamic development... more...
- Templeton Press 2015; US$ 15.99
The Ways and Power of Love was originally published in 1954 when Pitirim Sorokin was in the twilight of his career and leading the Harvard Research Center in Creative Altruism. His elaborate scientific analysis of love with regard to its higher and lower forms, its causes and effects, its human and cosmic significance, and its core features constitutes... more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25
The human propensity to take an ethical stance toward oneself and others is found in every known society, yet we also know that values taken for granted in one society can contradict those in another. Does ethical life arise from human nature itself? Is it a universal human trait? Or is it a product of one's cultural and historical context? Webb Keane... 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...
- 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$ 12.99
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...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70
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$ 52.95
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...