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- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 47.99 US$ 41.27
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...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 17.95
Each of the books that Hannah Arendt published in her lifetime was unique, and to this day each continues to provoke fresh thought and interpretations. This was never more true than for Eichmann in Jerusalem, her account of the trial of Adolf Eichmann, where she first used the phrase ?the banality of evil.? Her consternation over how a man who was... more...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 32.95 US$ 26.36
How should we live? What do we owe to other people? In Goodness and Advice , the eminent philosopher Judith Jarvis Thomson explores how we should go about answering such fundamental questions. In doing so, she makes major advances in moral philosophy, pointing to some deep problems for influential moral theories and describing the structure of a... more...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 48.94
Kant'slectures on moral philosophy from the1770's is an important commentary and complement to "Groundworks of the Metaphysics of Morals". Based on the Kaehler notes, this newly edited version of the so-called Menzer-lecture finally makes Kant's famous lecture once more available in German. more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09
The pioneering moral philosopher Annette Baier presents a series of new and recent essays in ethics, broadly conceived to include both engagements with other philosophers and personal meditations on life. Baier's unique voice and insight illuminate topics ranging from patriotism and future generations to honesty, trust, hope, and friendship. more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 163.25
This book gives an account of the relationship between rational requirements and overriding reasons for action. The author argues that whereas the former are governed by a standard of intra-personal coherence of attitudes, the latter ask for some sort of moral reasoning in order to meet the standard of inter-personal coherence of attitudes.... more...
- University of NSW Press 2009; US$ 45.00
Dozens of times a day we are faced with moral dilemmas, and our judgments and actions are guided by our sense of what is right or wrong. But there are times when we find ourselves facing situations of moral complexity and uncertainty. Drawing on numerous case studies, Ethics in Practice is a practical and absorbing discussion on ethics and moral theory,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 44.80
This book reminds us that in inwardness I am in myself. It defines our experience in terms of subjectivity, private self-awareness, and complex relationships between interiority and outwardness. The book shows that our inwardness need not confine us to narcissistic self-absorption, but may expand our capacity for richer, more sympathetic... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 56.00
This book examines the issue of moral realism from a pragmatist point of view, drawing attention to our human practices of ethical evaluation and deliberation. It defends the essentially ungrounded and humanly fundamental place of ethics in our thought and action. Ethics must remain beyond justification and ubiquitous in our human form(s) of life. more...