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- Marquette University Press 2010; US$ 15.00
The idea of reparation of amends owed for wrongs and wrongful harms is ancient, universal, and a basic intuition of justice. Yet despite its ancient and distinguished lineage in Western philosophy, its familiar role in legal remedies for unjust losses and takings, and its increasing application to victims of political violence and repression,... more...
- Marquette University Press 2010; US$ 30.00
Doing Better is a unique book which, drawing on the generalized empirical method of Bernard Lonergan attempts to provide a fresh approach to ethics. Dunne asks his readers to engage in a number of exercises aimed at allowing them to discover for themselves what the character or moral judgment really is and the ways in which their own consciousness... more...
- Axios Press 2011; US$ 9.99
Axios Press?s Essence of . . . series takes the greatest works ever written in the field of practical philosophy and pares them down to their essence. We select the best passages?the ones that are immediately relevant to us today, full of timeless wisdom and advice about the world and how best to live our lives?and leave behind the more obscure or... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
The work of Raimond Gaita, in books such as Good and Evil: An Absolute Conception , A Common Humanity and The Philosopher?s Dog , has made an outstanding and controversial contribution to philosophy and to the wider culture. In this superb collection an international team of contributors explore issues across the wide range of Gaita?s thought,... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 20.41
'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...
- OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 52.99
Moral philosophy has long been dominated by the aim of understanding morality and the virtues in terms of principles. However, the underlying assumption that this is the best approach has received almost no defence, and has been attacked by particularists, who argue that the traditional link between morality and principles is little more than an unwarranted... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2011; US$ 54.00
Demenageries, Thinking (of) Animals after Derrida is a collection of essays on animality following Jacques Derrida?s work. The Western philosophical tradition separated animals from men by excluding the former from everything that was considered ?proper to man?: laughing, suffering, mourning, and above all, thinking. The ?animal? has traditionally... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 175.00
Rush Rhees questions the viability of moral theories and the general claims they make in ethics. He shows how one can both be concerned with knowing what one ought to do while recognising that one's answer is a personal one. These insights, arrived at in a distinctive style, characteristic of Rhees, are then applied to issues of life and death, human... more...