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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

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  • Voltaireby Voltaire

    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...

  • Unprincipled Virtueby Nomy Arpaly

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 27.99 US$ 25.19

    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...

  • Morality in a Natural Worldby David Copp

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 99.00

    Copp defends a version of naturalistic moral realism that can accommodate the normativity of morality. more...

  • Scope of Moralityby Peter A. French

    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...

  • Living with Uncertaintyby Michael J. Zimmerman

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 29.00

    A novel account of the relevance of ignorance to both moral obligation and moral responsibility. more...

  • Praxis in der Ethikby Michael Zichy; Herwig Grimm

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 137.40

    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 on theories and methods, and should... more...

  • Natural Moralitiesby David B Wong

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 27.99 US$ 25.19

    In this book, David B. Wong defends an ambitious and important new version of moral relativism. He does not espouse the type of relativism that says anything goes, but he does start with a relativist stance against alternative theories such that there need not be only one universal truth. Wong proposes that there can be a plurality of true moralities... more...

  • Reconciling Our Aimsby Allan Gibbard; Barry Stroud

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 20.99 US$ 18.89

    In these three Tanner lectures, distinguished ethical theorist Allan Gibbard explores the nature of normative thought and the bases of ethics. more...

  • The Development of Ethics: Volume 2by Terence Irwin

    OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 47.99 US$ 43.19

    This is the second of three volumes which together comprise a selective historical and critical study of the development of moral philosophy. This volume covers ethics from the 16th to the 18th century, and features illuminating discussion of such great thinkers as Suarez, Grotius, Hobbes, Hutcheson, Hume, Reid, Butler, and Rousseau. more...

  • Thoughts Evoked by the Census of Moscowby Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Tolstoy's Thoughts Evoked by the Census of Moscow (1884-1885) is a severely critical account of the Russian establishment and government. It is a masterwork that stimulated the nation and sensitized people to the problems faced by the lower classes: it motivated the Russian nation and equipped them for the revolution. more...