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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
Paris - Wien: Enzyklopädien im Vergleich (Veröffentlichungen des Instituts Wiener Kreis) (German, French and English Edition)Springer 2006; US$ 39.95
Eines der zentralen Anliegen des "Wiener Kreises" ist heute aktueller denn je. Es bestand darin sichtbar zu machen, wie ganz unterschiedliche, weit auseinanderliegende Bereiche wissenschaftlicher Theoriebildung miteinander in Zusammenhang gebracht werden können. Genannt sei hier Otto Neurath, als Motor der ganzen Sache. Die "Encyclopedia of United... 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...