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- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 12.99
Approche philosophique de l?éthique clinique Dans le monde de la santé, comme ailleurs, on justifie des décisions au nom de grands slogans (la liberté, la dignité, les droits de l?homme, etc.) sans savoir d?où ils viennent, ce qui les fonde et les justifie. N?est-ce pas vivre dans l?ignorance de soi-même que de revendiquer de tels principes sans... more...
- Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99
Extrait : "L'analyse de l'esprit humain nous a démontré que son développement naturel aboutit à quatre points de vue fondamentaux, qui le mesurent et le représentent tout entier. Ces quatre point de vue, dans leur expression scientifique, donnent quatre systèmes élémentaires, le sensualisme, l'idéalisme, le scepticisme et le mysticisme. Et, comme... 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 2014; US$ 34.95
Decades before the environmental movement emerged in the 1960s, Adorno condemned our destructive and self-destructive relationship to the natural world, warning of the catastrophe that may result if we continue to treat nature as an object that exists exclusively for our own benefit. "Adorno on Nature" presents the first detailed examination of the... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 35.00
Analytical Introduction to Ethics is the second volume in the series of ?analytical introductions? to the disciplines of philosophy. It gives an overview of the problems in moral philosophy and of the ethical answers toquestions of essence, functions, and content of morality. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield International 2014; US$ 38.99
Bringing together new theory and critical perspectives on a broad range of topics in animal ethics, this book examines the implications of recent developments in the various fields that bear upon animal ethics. Showcasing a new generation of thinkers, it exposes some important shortcomings in existing animal rights theory. more...
- Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 30.99
Jared Diamond and other leading scholars have argued that the domestication of animals for food, labor, and tools of war has advanced the development of human society. But by comparing practices of animal exploitation for food and resources in different societies over time, David Nibert reaches a strikingly different conclusion. He finds in the domestication... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00
The relationship between anthropology as the study of human beings and ethics as the study of what humans ought to do is close and multifaceted. The authors address the following questions: Are moral norms grounded in human nature or are they independent of it? Does ethics take into account human weaknesses or is morality absolute?... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 17.99
'It is not our struggle to be happy that is mistaken; it is our false idea that we can find happiness anywhere but in ourselves... happiness does not depend on outward things. It is born of the mind, it is nourished by the mind, it is what rises, like breath in a frosty air, from the mind's wrestling with its fate...' The Art of Happiness (first... more...
- Chronicle Books LLC 2012; US$ 19.99
The New York Times Magazine 's original "Ethicist" Randy Cohen helps readers locate their own internal ethical compasses as he delivers answers to life's most challenging dilemmas?timeless and contemporary alike. Organized thematically in an easy-to-navigate Q&A format, and featuring line illustrations throughout, this amusing and engaging book challenges... more...