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- 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...
- Walter de Gruyter, Inc. 2010; US$ 90.00
Das 1996 erstmals vorgelegte Jahrbuch für Wissenschaft und Ethik versteht sich als wissenschaftliches Forum zur Förderung des interdisziplinären Gesprächs über die ethischen Fragen, die mit der modernen Entwicklung von Wissenschaft und Technik verbunden sind. Es veröffentlicht Originalbeiträge, Berichte über wissenschaftliche Konferenzen und Forschungsprojekte... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 150.00
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...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 44.99
What do we owe to our descendants? How do we balance their needs against our own? Tim Mulgan develops a new theory of our obligations to future generations, based on a new rule-consequentialist account of the morality of individual reproduction. He argues that the resulting theory accounts for a wide range of independently plausible intuitions - covering... more...
- Faber & Faber 2011; US$ 20.40
'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...
- Hodder & Stoughton 2011; US$ 7.78
The books in this bite-sized new series contain no complicated techniques or tricky materials, making them ideal for the busy, the time-pressured or the merely curious. Ethics Made Easy is a short, simple and to-the-point guide. In just 96 pages, the reader will discover all the key ideas, from altruism to utilitarianism. Ideal for the busy, the time-pressured... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 48.99
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...