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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

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  • Tao Te Chingby Lao Tse; James Legge

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95

    The Tao Te Ching is a classic Chinese book of wisdom, said to have been written by the Taoist sage Laozi (or Lao Tzu, the "Old Master") in the 6th century BC. It is the cornerstone text in Chinese Taoism, a philosophy, religion and way of life, and is also central to Chinese Buddhism. The Tao Te Ching has been an inspiration and guide to... more...

  • The Cambridge Companion to Life and Deathby Steven Luper

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    This volume discusses the philosophical issues connected with the nature and significance of life and death, and the ethics of killing. more...

  • Ethics 101by John C. Maxwell

    Center Street 2008; US$ 8.99

    Bestselling author John C. Maxwell shows you how the Golden Rule works everywhere, and how, especially in business, it brings amazing dividends. more...

  • Grounding for the Metaphysics of Moralsby Immanuel Kant; James W. Ellington

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 8.95

    This expanded edition of James Ellington?s preeminent translation includes Ellington?s new translation of Kant?s essay Of a Supposed Right to Lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns in which Kant replies to one of the standard objections to his moral theory as presented in the main text: that it requires us to tell the truth even in the face of disastrous... more...

  • The Death of the Animalby Paola Cavalieri; Peter Singer

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 27.99

    While moral perfectionists rank conscious beings according to their cognitive abilities, Paola Cavalieri launches a more inclusive defense of all forms of subjectivity. In concert with Peter Singer, J. M. Coetzee, Harlan B. Miller, and other leading animal studies scholars, she expands our understanding of the nonhuman in such a way that the derogatory... more...

  • The Costs and Benefits of Animal Experimentsby Dr Andrew Knight

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 37.00

    This comprehensive review of recent scientific evidence examines the contributions of animal experimentation to human healthcare and toxicity prediction, its necessity during life and health sciences education, its impacts on student attitudes toward animals, and the extent to which animals suffer as a result. more...

  • Foragers, Farmers, and Fossil Fuels: How Human Values Evolveby Ian Morris; Stephen Macedo; Margaret Atwood; Christine M. Korsgaard; Richard Seaford; Jonathan D. Spence; Stephen Macedo

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Most people in the world today think democracy and gender equality are good, and that violence and wealth inequality are bad. But most people who lived during the 10,000 years before the nineteenth century thought just the opposite. Drawing on archaeology, anthropology, biology, and history, Ian Morris, author of the best-selling Why the West Rules?for... more...

  • Moral Marketsby Paul J. Zak; Michael C. Jensen

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 37.50

    Like nature itself, modern economic life is driven by relentless competition and unbridled selfishness. Or is it? Drawing on converging evidence from neuroscience, social science, biology, law, and philosophy, Moral Markets makes the case that modern market exchange works only because most people, most of the time, act virtuously. Competition and... more...

  • What is Property?by Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

    The Floating Press 1840; US$ 5.99

    French printer and pamphleteer Pierre-Joseph Proudhon was an autodidact who became increasingly interested in political philosophy and rose from humble roots to engage in discourse and debate with some of the top thinkers of the day, including Karl Marx. Based in part on the discussion in What is Property?, Proudhon refined the political theory of... more...

  • The Problem with Levinasby Simon Critchley; Alexis Dianda

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 30.99

    Levinas's idea of ethics as a relation of responsibility to the other person has become a highly influential and recognizable position across a wide range of academic and non-academic fields. Simon Critchley's aim in this book is to provide a less familiar, more troubling, and (hopefully) truer account of Levinas's work. A new dramatic... more...