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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

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  • How Good People Make Tough Choices Rev Edby Rushworth M. Kidder

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99

    ?A thought-provoking guide to enlightened and progressive personal behavior.? ?Jimmy Carter   An essential guide to ethical action updated for our challenging times, How Good People Make Tough Choices by Rushworth M. Kidder offers practical tools for dealing with the difficult moral dilemmas we face in our everyday lives. The founder... more...

  • Ritual of the Order of the Eastern Starby F. A. Bell

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2004; US$ 5.99

    In pursuance of a call issued and endorsed by several Grand Chapters, a convention of representatives was held at Indianapolis, Indiana, November 16, 1876, and the General Grand Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, was organized. A Ritual Committee, was appointed and in 1878 the General Grand Chapter adopted the work which was published by its authority.... more...

  • Vitaby Joćo Biehl

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96

    Zones of social abandonment are emerging everywhere in Brazil?s big cities?places like Vita, where the unwanted, the mentally ill, the sick, and the homeless are left to die. This haunting, unforgettable story centers on a young woman named Catarina, increasingly paralyzed and said to be mad, living out her time at Vita. Anthropologist Joćo Biehl leads... more...

  • Six Myths about the Good Lifeby Joel J. Kupperman

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 12.50

    Six Myths about the Good Life focuses on the values that are worth aiming for in our lives, a topic central to what has been called Philosophy of Life. We all have ideas about the good life. We think that pleasure makes life better. We want to be happy. We think that achievements make a difference. There is something to all these ideas, but if taken... more...

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

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 9.95

    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...

  • Gorgiasby Donald J. Zeyl

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1986; US$ 7.95

    ?This is an excellent translation. It achieves a very high standard of accuracy and readability, two goals very difficult to attain in combination when it comes to such a master of prose and philosophical argument as Plato. Because of this the book is suitable for courses at all levels in philosophy, from introductory courses on Plato, or problems... more...

  • Justiceby Michael J. Sandel

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 15.99

    What are our obligations to others as people in a free society? Should government tax the rich to help the poor? Is the free market fair? Is it sometimes wrong to tell the truth? Is killing sometimes morally required? Is it possible, or desirable, to legislate morality? Do individual rights and the common good conflict? Michael J. Sandel's "Justice"... more...

  • Ethicsby Baruch Spinoza; Samuel Shirley; Seymour Feldman

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1992; US$ 13.50

    Since their publication in 1982, Samuel Shirley's translations of Spinoza's Ethics and Selected Letters have been commended for their accuracy and readability. Now with the addition of his new translation of Treatise on the Emendation of the Intellect this enlarged edition will be even more useful to students of Spinoza's thought. more...

  • Nicomachean Ethicsby Aristotle

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1999; US$ 13.95

    Building on the strengths of the first edition, the second edition of the Irwin Nicomachean Ethics features a revised translation (with little editorial intervention), expanded notes (including a summary of the argument of each chapter), an expanded Introduction, and a revised glossary. more...

  • Deadly Vicesby Gabriele Taylor

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 33.99 US$ 29.23

    Gabriele Taylor presents a philosophical investigation of the 'ordinary' vices traditionally seen as 'death to the soul': sloth, envy, avarice, pride, anger, lust, and gluttony. In the course of a richly detailed discussion of individual and interrelated vices she shows why these 'deadly sins' are correctly so named and grouped together. more...