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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

  • Normative Entgrenzungby Axel W. Bauer

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Das Buch bietet in 24 Kapiteln einen systematischen Einblick in methodische und thematische Fragen der Medizin- und Bioethik in Deutschland von 1995 bis 2016. Dieser beginnt mit metaethischen Aspekten der Relation zwischen Ethik und Moral sowie mit der keineswegs unproblematischen Fńcherkombination von Medizinethik und Medizingeschichte an den deutschen... more...

  • Justice Through Diversity?by Michael J. Sweeney

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 124.99

    Arguably the most transformative force in contemporary society is the commitment to justice through diversity. A prime example is the change justice through diversity has wrought on who enters, teaches and administers the university. It has changed the content of what is taught and the mission statements that define the purpose of higher education.... more...

  • The Ethics of Influenceby Cass R. Sunstein

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    In The Ethics of Influence, Cass R. Sunstein investigates the ethical issues surrounding government nudges, choice architecture, and mandates. more...

  • The Dream of Enlightenmentby Anthony Gottlieb

    Penguin Books Ltd 2016; US$ 28.19

    The author of the celebrated The Dream of Reason vividly explains the rise of modern thought from Descartes to Rousseau Western philosophy is now two and a half millennia old, but much of it came in just two staccato bursts, each lasting only about 150 years. In his landmark survey of Western philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance, The... more...

  • Tolerance among the Virtuesby John R. Bowlin

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.50 US$ 31.60

    In a pluralistic society such as ours, tolerance is a virtue?but it doesn?t always seem so. Some suspect that it entangles us in unacceptable moral compromises and inequalities of power, while others dismiss it as mere political correctness or doubt that it can safeguard the moral and political relationships we value. Tolerance among the Virtues... more...

  • Cosmopolitan Peaceby CÚcile Fabre

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 69.99 US$ 60.19

    CÚcile Fabre presents the first major statement of key moral principles which should be followed when ending wars. She defends restitutive and reparative justice, punishment of war criminals, transitional administrations, and deployment of peacekeeping and occupation forces. She outlines practices to foster trust and improve prospects for peace. more...

  • The Construction of Human Kindsby Ron Mallon

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    Ron Mallon explores how thinking and talking about kinds of person can bring those kinds into being. He considers what normative implications this social constructionism has for our understanding of our practices of representing human kinds, like race, gender, and sexual orientation, and for our own agency. more...

  • The Right of Necessityby Alejandra Mancilla

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2016; US$ 28.99

    What does the basic right to subsistence allow its holders to do for themselves when it goes unfulfilled? This book guides the reader through the morality of infringing property rights for subsistence, in a global context. more...

  • Building the Moral Communityby David W. Chambers

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 109.99

    Building the Moral Community is an exploration of naturalistic ethics, offering a modified classical analytic philosophy exploration of morality that is consistent with emerging thinking in psychology, neurobiology, game theory, and self-adjusting systems. more...

  • Developing the Virtuesby Julia Annas; Darcia Narvaez; Nancy E. Snow

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    This book features new essays by philosophers, psychologists, and a theologian on the important topic of virtue development. The essays engage with work from multiple disciplines and thereby seek to bridge disciplinary divides. The volume is a significant contribution to the emerging interdisciplinary field of virtue development studies. more...