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- 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...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 23.99
Introduction. Part One: How Pluralism and Naturalism Make for Natural Moralities. 1. Pluralism and Ambivalence. 2. Pluralistic Relativism. 3. Objections and Replies. Part Two: Constraints on Natural Moralities. 4. Identity, Flourishing, and Relationship. 5. Community and Liberal Theory. 6. Does Psychological Realism Constrain the Content of Moralities?.... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 16.99
List of Contributors. Introduction, Barry Stroud. Reconciling Our Aims, Allan Gibbard. I: Insight, Consistency, and Plans for Living. II: Living Together: Economic and Moral Argument. III: Common Goals and the Ideal Social Contract. Appendix: The Harsanyi-like Result. Comments: Normative Thinking and Planning, Individual and Shared, Michael Bratman.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 44.99
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. - ;The Development... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.99
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...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 28.95
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...