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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

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

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 8.95

    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...

  • Republicby Plato; Robin Waterfield

    Oxford University Press, UK 1994; US$ 8.99

    Republic is the central work of the Western world's most famous philosopher. Essentially an inquiry into morality, Republic also contains crucial arguments and insights into many other areas of philosophy. It is also a literary masterpiece: the philosophy is presented for the most part for the ordinary reader, who is carried along by the wit and... more...

  • Dialogue on Good, Evil, and the Existence of Godby John Perry

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1999; US$ 7.95

    John Perry--author of the acclaimed Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality (Hackett Publishing Co., 1978)--revisits Gretchen Weirob in this lively and absorbing dialogue on good, evil, and the existence of God. In the early part of the work, Gretchen and her friends consider whether evil provides a problem for those who believe in the perfection... more...

  • Injustice, Inequality and Ethicsby Robin Barrow

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    Abortion, distribution of wealth, civil disobedience, reverse discrimination, sex-role stereotyping, censorship ? what does philosophy have to contribute to these practical moral issues? In this important book, first published in 1982, Robin Barrow argues convincingly that the capacity to make fine conceptual discriminations is crucial to an informed... more...

  • The Ethics of Subjectivityby Elvis Imafidon

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Through the works of key figures in ethics since modernity this book charts a shift from dominant fixated, objective moral systems and the dependence on moral authorities such as God, nature and state to universal, formal, fallible, individualistic and/or vulnerable moral systems that ensue from the modern subject's exercise of reason and freedom.... more...

  • Metaethicsby Mark van Roojen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Metaethics: A Contemporary Introduction provides a solid foundation in metaethics for advanced undergraduates by introducing a series of puzzles that most metaethical theories address. These puzzles involve moral disagreement, reference, moral epistemology, metaphysics, and moral psychology. From there, author Mark van Roojen discusses the many... more...

  • On Moral Certainty, Justification and Practiceby Julia Hermann

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    Taking inspiration from the later Wittgenstein, On Moral Certainty, Justification and Practice explores the practical basis of human morality. It offers an account of moral certainty, which it links with a view of moral competence. Drawing on everyday examples, it is shown how morality is grounded in action, not in reasoning. more...

  • What is Property?by Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

    The Floating Press 1840; US$ 5.99

    French printer and pamphleteer Pierre-Joseph Proudhon was an autodidact who became increasingly interested in political philosophy and rose from humble roots to engage in discourse and debate with some of the top thinkers of the day, including Karl Marx. Based in part on the discussion in What is Property?, Proudhon refined the political theory of... more...

  • Swami Vivekanandaby Makarand R. Paranjape

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 25.00

    Swami Vivekananda (1863?1902) popularised Vedanta in the West and reformed Hinduism in India. He also inspired the mass movement that made India a modern nation. In showcasing his life and work, this Reader balances the two main aspects of his life: the religious and the secular, the spiritual and the practical, the devotional and the rational. Included... 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...