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- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
Space exploration and off-world commercial activity engage the attention of skeptics as well as enthusiasts. What does seem clear, however, is that such activity has increased and is set to expand further--and dramatically so--during the present century. This book explores some of the ethical issues of the emerging space frontier and evaluates the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
As thinkers in the market for knowledge and agents aspiring to morally responsible action, we are inevitably subject to luck . This book presents a comprehensive new theory of luck in light of a critical appraisal of the literature's leading accounts, then brings this new theory to bear on issues in the theory of knowledge and philosophy of action.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00
Against jurisprudential reductions of Spinoza?s thinking to a kind of eccentric version of Hobbes, this book argues that Spinoza?s theory of natural right contains an important idea of absolute freedom, which would be inconceivable within Hobbes? own schema. Spinoza famously thought that the universe and all of the beings and events within it are... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 160.00
Money has always represented power. For Aristotle, this power was inseparable from the exercise of justice within a community. This is why issuance of money was the prerogative of the lawful authority (government). Such a view of monetary power was widespread, and includes societies as distant as China. Over the past several centuries, however, private... 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...