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- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 18.99
Introduction. Part One: The Rise of Stoicism. The Birth of Philosophy. The First Stoics. The Roman Stoics. Part Two: Stoic Psychological Techniques. Negative Visualization: What's the Worst That Can Happen?. The Dichotomy of Control: On Becoming Invincible. Fatalism: Letting Go of the Past . . . and the Present. Self-Denial: On Dealing with the... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2006; US$ 18.99
Genetic and reproductive technology now offers us the possibility of choosing what kinds of children we do and don't have. Should we welcome this power, or should we fear its implications? The renowned moral philosopher and best-selling author Jonathan Glover suggests how we should try to deal with this urgent problem. Surely parents owe it to... more...
- 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...
- Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 23.00
The first facing-page German-English edition of the Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals, Kant's central contribution to modern moral philosophy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 28.95
What is humanism and why does it matter? Is there any doctrine every humanist must hold? If it rejects religion, what does it offer in its place? Have the twentieth century?s crimes against humanity spelled the end for humanism? On Humanism is a timely and powerfully argued philosophical defence of humanism. It is also an impassioned plea that... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 10.60
Epictetus was born into slavery about 55 ce in the eastern outreaches of the Roman Empire. Once freed, he established an influential school of Stoic philosophy, stressing that human beings cannot control life, only their responses to it. By putting into practice the ninety-three witty, wise, and razor-sharp instructions that make up The Art of Living... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1980; US$ 6.50
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 15.99
Should we pay children to read books or to get good grades? Should we allow corporations to pay for the right to pollute the atmosphere? Is it ethical to pay people to test risky new drugs or to donate their organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars? Auctioning admission to elite universities? Selling citizenship to immigrants willing... more...