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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

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  • An Enquiry Concerning Human Understandingby David Hume

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding is a book by the Scottish empiricist and philosopher David Hume, published in 1748. It was a simplification of an earlier effort, Hume's A Treatise of Human Nature, published anonymously in London in 1739–1740. Hume was disappointed with the reception of the Treatise, which "fell dead-born from... 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...

  • Practical Ethicsby Peter Singer

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 28.00

    The third edition of this classic textbook is completely revised and updated featuring a new chapter on climate change. more...

  • Ethics and Scienceby Adam Briggle; Carl Mitcham

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 25.00

    This book explores ethical issues at the interfaces of science, policy, religion and technology, cultivating the skills for critical analysis. more...

  • The Philosophy of Free Willby Paul Russell; Oisin Deery

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 38.99

    The problem of free will is one of the great perennial issues of philosophy and has been discussed and debated over many centuries. The issues that arise in this sphere cover both metaphysics and morals and concern matters of central importance not only for philosophy but also for law, theology, psychology and the social sciences. What is at stake... more...

  • A Short History of Ethicsby Alasdair MacIntyre

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 20.95

    A Short History of Ethics has over the past thirty years become a key philosophical contribution to studies on morality and ethics. Alasdair MacIntyre writes a new preface for this second edition which looks at the book 'thirty years on' and considers its impact. A Short History of Ethics guides the reader through the history of moral philosophy... more...

  • In Our Nameby Eric Beerbohm

    Princeton University Press 2012; US$ 45.00

    When a government in a democracy acts in our name, are we, as citizens, responsible for those acts? What if the government commits a moral crime? The protestor's slogan--"Not in our name!"--testifies to the need to separate ourselves from the wrongs of our leaders. Yet the idea that individual citizens might bear a special responsibility for political... more...

  • Moral Philosophyby David Hume; Geoffrey Sayre-McCord

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2006; US$ 14.50

    This volume includes substantial selections from Hume's major works in moral thought and a number of peripheral works, which together provide an illuminating introduction to Hume's moral philosophy. more...

  • The World Peace Dietby Will Tuttle

    Lantern Books 2007; US$ 9.99

    Incorporating systems theory, teachings from mythology and religions, and the human sciences, The World Peace Diet presents the outlines of a more empowering understanding of our world, based on a comprehension of the far-reaching implications of our food choices and the worldview those choices reflect and mandate. The author offers a set of universal... more...

  • Political Legitimization without Morality?by Jorg Kuhnelt

    Springer 2008; US$ 149.00

    Within their territories, states claim to be the only authority to determine the law and to use coercive power to punish those who act illegally. Both claims are considered to be acceptable, provided a state acts in accordance with the framework of a legitimate constitution. However, the task of specifying the properties of a legitimate constitution... more...