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- De Gruyter 2008; US$ 147.00
Whenever modern, secular nations look for social orientation or political direction, ethical reflection is required. But what does it mean for ethics as an academic discipline to leave the ivory tower and expose itself to the demands of practice? What influence does the search for practical solutions have ontheories and methods, and should... 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...
- 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...
- 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$ 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...
- De Gruyter 2004; US$ 56.00
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...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 33.99
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 a wide range of topics. In the public sphere, she enquires into patriotism, what we owe future people,... more...