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- Wiley 2012; US$ 34.95
Developing Deontology consists of six new essays in ethical theory by leading contemporary moral philosophers. Each essay considers concepts prominent in the development of deontological approaches to ethics, and these essays offer an invaluable contribution to that development. Essays are contributed by Michael Smith, Philip Stratton-Lake, Ralph... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 168.00
Doubts regarding the intellectual honesty of everyday ethical discourse primarily relate to two of its fundamental assumptions. First: Ethical judgments are truth-apt. Second: Ethical claims are claims of reason. The author offers a new line of defense for these assumptions. The principal reference points in his argument are the language... more...
- Canongate Books 2008; US$ 12.46
Being human isn?t easy. We might think that consciousness and free will give us control over our lives but our minds are unpredictable places. We are susceptible to forces we don?t understand. We are capable of inflicting immense cruelty on one another and yet we also have the capacity to be tender, to empathise, to feel. In his thought-provoking new... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
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...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 54.99
How should religion and ethics be studied if we want to understand what people believe and why they act the way they do? In the 1980s and '90s postmodernist worries about led to debates that turned on power, truth, and relativism. Since the turn of the century scholars impressed by 'cognitive science' have introduced concepts drawn from... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 18.00
An anthology of basic statements by the most influential social and political philosophers of Western civilization. Includes Plato, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Rousseau, Mill, Marx and Engels, Hitler, Gandhi, and others. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2008; US$ 119.99
This reference provides a complete overview of ethics through a detailed chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 200 cross-referenced dictionary entries, including bioethics, business ethics, Aristotle, Hobbes, autonomy, confidentiality, Confucius, and psychology. more...
- Aarhus University Press 2006; US$ 21.32
En række både yngre og ældre idehistorikere går på kryds og tværs i Sløks forfatterskab i artikler om renæssancen, det religiøse sprog, Shakespeare og idehistorisk metode. Bogen rundes af med det sidste lange filosofiske interview med Sløk, der hermed for første gang bliver tilgængeligt for en bredere kreds. Bogen indeholder desuden en fuldstændig... more...