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- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Most people in the world today think democracy and gender equality are good, and that violence and wealth inequality are bad. But most people who lived during the 10,000 years before the nineteenth century thought just the opposite. Drawing on archaeology, anthropology, biology, and history, Ian Morris, author of the best-selling Why the West Rules?for... more...
- 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...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 3.99
Candide is about a man who believes in the philosophy that: 'what happens, happens for the best in the end.' that was taught to him by his personal philosopher Dr. Panlosss. Candide goes through many, many trials and everyone he meets has had something terrible happen to them. He searches the world over for his love Cundgonde. And in the end finds... more...
- NuVision Publications, LLC 2004; US$ 20.00
This text gives great insight to the history of philosophy, and changes the way you think about ethics and morals. Excellent philosophical reading. A very important book for anyone who takes interest in their beliefs. more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 27.99
Nomy Arpaly rejects the model of rationality used by most ethicists and action theorists. Both observation and psychology indicate that people act rationally without deliberation, and act irrationally with deliberation. By questioning the notion that our own minds are comprehensible to us--and therefore questioning much of the current work of action... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1979; US$ 67.50
The scope of morality, Peter A. French contends, is much narrower than many traditional and contemporary works in ethical theory suggest. We trivialize morality if we think it has something to say about everything we do; it touches us all, but not at all more...
- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 182.00
Whenever modern, secular nations look for social orientation or political direction, ethical reflection is required. But what does it mean for ethics as an academic discipline to leave the ivory tower and expose itself to the demands of practice? What influence does the search for practical solutions have ontheories and methods, and should... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 27.99
David B. Wong proposes that there can be a plurality of true moralities, moralities that exist across different traditions and cultures, all of which address facets of the same problem: how we are to live well together. Wong examines a wide array of positions and texts within the Western canon as well as in Chinese philosophy, and draws on philosophy,... more...