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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

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  • An Anthropology of Ethicsby James D. Faubion

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 28.00

    Through critical revision of Foucault's investigation of ethics, Faubion develops an original program of empirical inquiry into the ethical domain. more...

  • The Princeby Niccolo Machiavelli; Tim Parks

    Penguin Books Ltd 2009; US$ 11.27

    The Prince is the most controversial book about winning power - and holding on to it - ever written. Machiavelli's tough-minded, pragmatic argument that sometimes it is necessary to abandon ethics to succeed made his name notorious. Yet his book has been read by strategists, politicians and business people ever since as the ultimate guide to realpolitik.... more...

  • Nietzsche: Thus Spoke Zarathustraby Robert Pippin; Adrian Del Caro

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 17.00

    A new translation and edition of one of Nietzsche's most original and inventive works. 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...

  • Islamic Political Ethicsby Sohail H. Hashmi; Jack Miles

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 37.50 US$ 34.13

    One of the most dynamic aspects of the Islamic revival during the past two centuries has been the rethinking of Islamic political thought. A broad range of actors, ideas, and ideologies characterize the debate on how Islamic ethics and law should be manifested in modern institutions. Yet this aspect of the "return to Islam" has been neglected by policymakers,... more...

  • Utilitarianismby John Stuart Mill; George Sher

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2002; US$ 4.45

    This expanded edition of John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism includes the text of his 1868 speech to the British House of Commons defending the use of capital punishment in cases of aggravated murder. The speech is significant both because its topic remains timely and because its arguments illustrate the applicability of the principle of utility... more...

  • Against the Academicians and The Teacherby Augustine; Peter King

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1995; US$ 12.50

    These new translations of two treatises dealing with the possibility and nature of knowledge in the face of skeptical challenges are the first to be rendered from the Latin critical edition, the first to be made specifically with a philosophical audience in mind, and the first to be translated by a scholar with expertise in both modern epistemology... more...

  • Upheavals of Thoughtby Martha C. Nussbaum

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 28.00

    A philosophical examination of the emotions as highly discriminating responses to what is of value. more...

  • Utilitarianismby John Stuart Mill

    Electric Book Company 1998; US$ 4.95

    In spite of the numerous ethical discussions in his other writings, Mill's sole contribution to the fundamental problem of the ethical theory was his small volume Utilitarianism . It first appeared in Fraser's Magazine in 1861 and was reprinted in book form in 1863. It remains one of the most important, controversial, and suggestive works of moral... more...

  • Natural Law and Civil Sovereigntyby Ian Hunter; David Saunders

    Palgrave Macmillan 2002; US$ 114.00

    In Natural Law and Civil Sovereignty new research by leading international scholars is brought to bear on a single crucial issue: the role of early modern natural law doctrines in reconstructing the relations between moral right and civil authority in the face of profound religious and political conflict. In addition to providing fresh insights into... more...