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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

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  • State Punishmentby Nicola Lacey

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 50.95

    Nicola Lacey presents a new approach to the question of the moral justification of punishment by the State. She focuses on the theory of punishments in context of other political questions, such as the nature of political obligation and the function and scope of criminal law. Arguing that no convincing set of justifying reasons has so far been produced,... more...

  • The Philosophy of International Lawby Samantha Besson; John Tasioulas

    OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 43.99 US$ 37.83

    International law has recently emerged as the subject-matter of an exciting new field of philosophical investigation. This volume is the ideal guide to the current debates, offering 29 specially commissioned essays by leading philosophers and international lawyers, addressing the central philosophical questions about international law. more...

  • Preparing for Life in Humanity 2.0by Steve Fuller

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 32.66

    Developing directly from Fuller's recent book Humanity 2.0 , this is the first book to seriously consider what a 'post-' or 'trans'-' human state of being might mean for who we think we are, how we live, what we believe and what we aim to be. more...

  • Sexual Morality in Ancient Romeby Rebecca Langlands

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00 US$ 36.08

    A 2006 study of Roman sexuality and sexual ethics focusing on the crucial and unsettled concept of pudicitia. more...

  • Epictetusby Epictetus

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 9.99

    Epictetus, a great philosopher taught the importance of control over one's own mind and will, for true happiness must not depend on things one cannot control. Unlike most philosophers, Epictetus taught not for the select few, but for the many and humble. more...

  • Voltaireby Voltaire

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 3.99

    Candide is about a man who believes in the philosophy that: 'what happens, happens for the best in the end.' that was taught to him by his personal philosopher Dr. Panlosss. Candide goes through many, many trials and everyone he meets has had something terrible happen to them. He searches the world over for his love Cundgonde. And in the end finds... more...

  • Nicomachean Ethicsby Aristotle

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2004; US$ 20.00

    This text gives great insight to the history of philosophy, and changes the way you think about ethics and morals. Excellent philosophical reading. A very important book for anyone who takes interest in their beliefs. more...

  • Unprincipled Virtueby Nomy Arpaly

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 27.99 US$ 24.07

    Nomy Arpaly rejects the model of rationality used by most ethicists and action theorists. Both observation and psychology indicate that people act rationally without deliberation, and act irrationally with deliberation. By questioning the notion that our own minds are comprehensible to us--and therefore questioning much of the current work of action... more...

  • Morality in a Natural Worldby David Copp

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 96.00 US$ 78.72

    Copp defends a version of naturalistic moral realism that can accommodate the normativity of morality. more...

  • Scope of Moralityby Peter A. French

    University of Minnesota Press 1979; US$ 67.50

    The scope of morality, Peter A. French contends, is much narrower than many traditional and contemporary works in ethical theory suggest. We trivialize morality if we think it has something to say about everything we do; it touches us all, but not at all more...