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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 30.00
James Toner argues that the cardinal virtues are and must be the core values of the military. By embracing these values, the profession of arms serves as a moral compass in an increasingly confusing age. Building upon a bold introduction, which includes what many will regard as a surprising view of military ethics, Toner examines the four cardinal... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
A bronze inscription in the public library of Bridgend calls Richard Price "Philosopher. Preacher. Actuary. Cfaill Dynolryw" [Friend of Humanity]. He was all these and something more. Son of a Welsh Presbyterian of Calvinistic leaning, Richard Price was educated for the ministry. That he belonged in the best of Dissenting tradition was exhibited at... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2015; US$ 45.00
Space exploration and off-world commercial activity engage the attention of skeptics as well as enthusiasts. What does seem clear, however, is that such activity has increased and is set to expand further--and dramatically so--during the present century. This book explores some of the ethical issues of the emerging space frontier and evaluates the... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2015; US$ 11.88
Drone Theory is Gregoire Chamayou's poignant and sharply argued polemic against US drone warfare. In 2011 alone, the US deployed one drone strike every four days in Pakistan. Drone Theory is a rigorous polemic against the increasing use of robot warfare around the world. Drawing on philosophical debate, moral lessons from Greek mythology... more...
- Open Road Media 2015; US$ 0.99
Wisdom from one of the greatest philosophical minds in all of Roman history Divided into twelve books, these meditations chronicle Aurelius?s personal quest for self-improvement. This enduring text from one of history?s greatest warriors and leaders has been compared to St. Augustine?s Confessions for its timelessness, clarity, and candor. These... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 76.00
A collection of new essays on the interplay between intentions and practical reasons in law and practical agency. more...
- Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Is it ever acceptable to lie? This question plays a surprisingly important role in the story of Europe?s transition from medieval to modern society. According to many historians, Europe became modern when Europeans began to lie?that is, when they began to argue that it is sometimes acceptable to lie. This popular account offers a clear trajectory... more...