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  • Castiglione's Allegoryby W. R. Albury

    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...

  • Moral Differencesby Richard W. Miller

    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...

  • Immoralityby Ronald Dmitri Milo

    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...

  • Paternalistic Interventionby Donald Vandeveer

    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...

  • Posthumanismby Pramod K. Nayar

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95

    This timely book examines the rise of posthumanism as both a material condition and a developing philosophical-ethical project in the age of cloning, gene engineering, organ transplants and implants. Nayar first maps the political and philosophical critiques of traditional humanism, revealing its exclusionary and ‘speciesist’ politics... more...

  • OCR Religious Ethics for AS and A2by Jill Oliphant; Jon Mayled

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Structured directly around the specification of the OCR, this is the definitive textbook for students of Advanced Subsidiary or Advanced Level courses. The updated third edition covers all the necessary topics for Religious Ethics in an enjoyable student-friendly fashion. Each chapter includes: a list of key issues OCR specification checklist... more...

  • Angewandte Philosophie. Eine internationale Zeitschrift / Applied Philosophy. An International Journalby Jörg Hardy; Oliver Scholz

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 31.74

    Angewandte Philosophie / Applied Philosophy ist ein Forum für die philosophische Analyse und Kommentierung öffentlich relevanter Themen. Die Zeitschrift erscheint einmal jährlich und wird um Sonderhefte mit speziellen Themenschwerpunkten ergänzt. Im Mittelpunkt von Heft 1 stehen allgemeine methodologische Überlegungen zur Angewandten Philosophie sowie... more...

  • Reciprocity (Routledge Revivals)by Lawrence C. Becker

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    The tendency to reciprocate ? to return good for good and evil for evil ? is a potent force in human life, and the concept of reciprocity is closely connected to fundamental notions of ?justice?, ?obligation? or ?duty?, ?gratitude? and ?equality?. In Reciprocity , first published in 1986, Lawrence Becker presents a sustained argument about reciprocity,... more...

  • Lecture on Ethicsby Ludwig Wittgenstein; Edoardo Zamuner; Ermelinda Valentina Di Lascio; D. K. Levy

    Wiley 2014; US$ 84.95

    The most complete edition yet published of Wittgenstein’s 1929 lecture includes a never-before published first draft and makes fresh claims for its significance in Wittgenstein’s oeuvre. The first available print publication of all known drafts of Wittgenstein’s Lecture on Ethics Includes a previously unrecognized first draft... more...

  • English Historical Syntaxby David Denison

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 105.95

    This study brings together many of the resources needed for the exploration of English historical syntax and deals with many of the important changes in English sentence structure from Old English to present. It also features a survey of published research from both classical and modern linguistic traditions, as well as new research by the author.... more...