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- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 182.00
This book gives an account of the relationship between rational requirements and overriding reasons for action. The author argues that whereas the former are governed by a standard of intra-personal coherence of attitudes, the latter ask for some sort of moral reasoning in order to meet the standard of inter-personal coherence of attitudes. In the... more...
- University of NSW Press 2009; US$ 45.00
Dozens of times a day we are faced with moral dilemmas, and our judgments and actions are guided by our sense of what is right or wrong. But there are times when we find ourselves facing situations of moral complexity and uncertainty. Drawing on numerous case studies, Ethics in Practice is a practical and absorbing discussion on ethics and moral theory,... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 44.80
This book reminds us that in inwardness I am in myself. It defines our experience in terms of subjectivity, private self-awareness, and complex relationships between interiority and outwardness. The book shows that our inwardness need not confine us to narcissistic self-absorption, but may expand our capacity for richer, more sympathetic... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 56.00
This book examines the issue of moral realism from a pragmatist point of view, drawing attention to our human practices of ethical evaluation and deliberation. It defends the essentially ungrounded and humanly fundamental place of ethics in our thought and action. Ethics must remain beyond justification and ubiquitous in our human form(s) of life. more...
- DK Publishing 2010; US$ 18.95
Ethics are more than a personal philosophy. From the crimes of Bernie Madoff to the accusations of war crimes and torture to the massive greed-inspired fraud perpetrated by the financial institutions around the world, this new edition of The Complete Idiot's Guide® to Understanding Ethics, Second Edition , helps clarify the history and evolution... more...
- Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 98.00
In recent decades the central questions of moral psychology have attracted renewed interest. Contemporary work on moral motivation and the rationality of moral action has broadened its focus to include a wide array of related issues. New interpretations of historical figures have also contributed to conceptual advances in moral psychology, in a way... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 11.99
This thought-provoking guide takes a candid look at the moral issues we face in our daily lives. Using the Ten Commandments as a starting point, the authors bring fresh analysis to such problems as the morality of war in a nuclear age, equitable tax structures, abortion, marital fidelity, capital punishment, care of aging parents, euthanasia, homosexuality,... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99
A Publication of 1841 and 1844, Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson was published in two volumes originally. This is one of the most unique and stirring creation by Emerson. Covering a number of topics, it presents a truly inspiring opportunity to discover unique ideas about otherwise mundane subjects. A uniquely American touch is rendered to all the essays... more...