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  • On the Genealogy of Moralsby Friedrich Nietzsche; Robert C. Holub; Michael A. Scarpitti

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; US$ 14.09

    The companion book to Beyond Good and Evil , the three essays included here offer vital insights into Nietzsche's theories of morality and human psychology. Nietzsche claimed that the purpose of The Genealogy of Morals was to call attention to his previous writings. But in fact the book does much more than that, elucidating and expanding on... more...

  • The Road to Characterby David Brooks

    Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 18.00

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ?  NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE ECONOMIST ?  ?I wrote this book not sure I could follow the road to character, but I wanted at least to know what the road looks like and how other people have trodden it.??David Brooks With the wisdom, humor, curiosity, and sharp insights that have brought millions... 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 Brooklyn Folliesby Paul Auster

    Faber & Faber 2008; US$ 11.66

    ' I was looking for a quiet place to die. Someone recommended Brooklyn, and so the next morning I travelled down there from Westchester to scope out the terrain . . . ' So begins Paul Auster's remarkable new novel, The Brooklyn Follies . Set against the backdrop of the contested US election of 2000, it tells the story of Nathan and Tom, an uncle... more...

  • Being Goodby Simon Blackburn

    OUP Oxford 2002; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59

    This is a very short introduction to ethics. It divides into three parts: first, introducing and discussing reasons for skepticism about ethics; second introducing themes of birth, death, happiness, desire and freedom to show how deeply our lives are interwoven with ethics; third, introducing attempts to found ethics, due to Aristotle, Kant, and the... more...

  • How Ethical Systems Change: Tolerable Suffering and Assisted Dyingby Sheldon Ekland-Olson; Elyshia Aseltine

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 12.95

    Medical advances prolong life. They also sometimes prolong suffering. Should we protect life or alleviate suffering? This dilemma formed the foundation for a powerful right-to-die movement and a counterbalancing concern over an emerging culture of death. What are the qualities of a life worth living? Where are the boundaries of tolerable suffering?... more...

  • Explanation of Catholic Moralsby John H. Stapleton

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 2.99

    A fascinating look at the traditional Catholic view on various different moral subjects, such as the seven deadly sins, prayer and devotion, blasphemy and cursing, education, homicide and suicide, and many others. more...

  • The Tragic Vision of Politicsby Richard Ned Lebow

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 46.00 US$ 37.72

    An exploration of how ethical behaviour in international affairs advances national security. more...

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

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1999; US$ 8.50

    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...

  • The Mismeasure of Desireby David E. Stannard

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61

    In a work of impassioned scholarship, David E. Stannard describes in horrific detail the mass destruction of entire New World societies that followed in the wake of European contact with the Western Hemisphere--destruction that lasted for more that four centuries, and that continues in many places even today. In a sweeping introductory overview of... more...