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- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
By explicitly addressing moral knowledge from a particularist's perspective, this book can engage with an established and vibrant area of moral philosophy whilst making a distinctive and productive contribution to a relatively neglected dimension of it. more...
- Taylor & Francis 2010; US$ 44.95
Theories of Ethics offers a comprehensive survey of the major schools and figures in moral philosophy, from Socrates to the present day. Written entirely in non-technical language, it aims to be introductory without being elementary, so that readers may quickly engage with selected readings from classic sources. The writings of major philosophers... more...
- OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 23.95
Can we trust our intuitive judgments of right and wrong? What reason do we have to do what is right and avoid doing what is wrong? Eleven outstanding contemporary thinkers discuss these and other fascinating moral questions in accessible informal conversations. 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...
- 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...
- 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...