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  • Dannelseby Martin Blok Johansen; Christian Aalkjær; Tage Bai Andersen

    Aarhus University Press 2002; US$ 27.72

    Siden ungdomsoprøret i 1968 har dannelse været et omdiskuteret og misbilliget begreb, der med sin dubiøse og altmodische klang blev identificeret med småborgerligt snobberi og ligegyldig viden. Imidlertid har man inden for de seneste år kunnet konstatere, at dannelse på ny er blevet noget, der diskuteres. Det betyder, at spørgsmålet, "Hvad er... more...

  • Handling og ondskabby Hans-Jørgen Schanz

    Aarhus University Press 2007; US$ 19.88

    Hvad er ondskab- og hvordan kan man beskrive det handlende menneske? Det var centrale spørgsmål for den tysk-amerikanske tænker Hannah Arendt (1906-1975), der er blevet en af det 20. århundredes største samfundstænkere.I denne bog udsætter professor Hans-Jørgen Schanz begreberne handling og ondskab for en indgående, kritisk analyse - og beskriver,... more...

  • Fornuftens perversionby Mikkel Thorup

    Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 26.40

    Er det sandt, at oplysning fører lige fra den franske revolution til nutidens demokrati? Ikke, hvis man spørger modoplysningen, som denne bog beskriver: Oplysningsfilosofien perverterer det, der gør livet stabilt og sandt, den forvandler mennesket til noget monstrøst, friheden til trældom og terror - og fornuften til ufornuft.Modoplysningen er både... more...

  • Om krigby Carl von Clausewitz; Mikkel Thorup; Mogens Chrom Jacobsen

    Aarhus University Press 2010; US$ 17.60

    Skal baggrunden for krig søges i de sorteste og hemmeligste afkroge af menneskets sjæl? Eller er krig resultatet af en rationel forfølgelse af klart definerede politiske mål? Indblik i menneskers mod, kækhed, dristighed, frygt, men også moralske kræfter og militære fornuft er alt sammen vigtige elementer i Carl von Clausewitz' klassiske afhandling... more...

  • What Should I Do?by Alexander George; Elisa Mai

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 10.99

    Is it ever OK to be dishonest? Is it wrong to enjoy violent video games, or to cheat on one's tax returns? Should we be vegetarians? When is war justified? Are there any moral facts, or is morality relative?Life throws ethical questions at us every day. Some are momentous and difficult, while others are relatively trivial and easily worked out;... more...

  • Handbuch Sterben und Menschenwürdeby Michael Anderheiden; Wolfgang U. Eckart; Eva Schmitt; Hubert Bardenheuer; Helmuth Kiesel; Andreas Kruse; Jürgen Wassmann

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 363.00

    Dying is part of life. Dying and Human Dignity offers the reader a complete overview and a profound evaluation of the knowledge we have about dying. Experts from a wide range of disciplines cast light on this subject from their specific perspectives. This handbook is an essential reference work for everyone who wants to inform himself... more...

  • The Silence of Animalsby John Gray

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 15.99

    A searching, captivating look at the persistence of myth in our modern world "By nature volatile and discordant, the human animal looks to silence for relief from being itself while other creatures enjoy silence as their birthright." In a book by turns chilling and beautiful, John Gray continues the thinking that made his Straw Dogs... more...

  • Analytische Einführung in die Ethikby Dieter Birnbacher

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 699.00

    Analytical Introduction to Ethics is the second volume in the series of ?analytical introductions? to the disciplines of philosophy. It gives an overview of the problems in moral philosophy and of the ethical answers to questions of essence, functions, and content of morality.  more...

  • The Nature of Intrinsic Valueby Michael J. Zimmerman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 40.99

    At the heart of ethics lies the concept of intrinsic value. It is at work when we assess whether a person is virtuous or vicious, and acts rightly or wrongly. This book investigates the nature of intrinsic value: what sort of thing has it, and how it is measured or quantified. more...

  • Philosophy for a Better Worldby Floris Van Den Berg

    Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 14.99

    You won?t see the world in the same light after reading this urgent and inspiring call to action.   In this thought-provoking book, Dutch philosopher Floris van den Berg proposes a new perspective, called universal subjectivism , which can be adopted by anyone regardless of religious or philosophical orientation. It takes into consideration... more...