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- Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 14.00
Three months after George Saunders gave a convocation address at Syracuse University, a transcript of that speech was posted on the website of The New York Times, where its simple, uplifting message struck a deep chord. Within days, it had been shared more than one million times. Why? Because Saunders?s words tap into a desire in all of us to lead... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2014; US$ 75.00
Europeans and Americans tend to hold the opinion that democracy is a uniquely Western inheritance, but in† The Common Cause , Leela Gandhi recovers stories of an alternate version, describing a transnational history of democracy in the first half of the twentieth century through the lens of ethics in the broad sense of disciplined self-fashioning.... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 37.02
Wolfgang Harich (1923-1995) zšhlt zu den wichtigen und streitbaren Intellektuellen des 20. Jahrhunderts. Befreundet mit Georg LukŠcs, Bertolt Brecht und Ernst Bloch wirkte er als Philosoph, Historiker, Literaturwissenschaftler und durch sein praktisches politisches Engagement. Letzteres brachte ihm ab 1956 eine achtjšhrige Haftstrafe in der DDR ein.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 51.95
Wittgenstein?s philosophical achievement lies in the development of a new philosophical method rather than in the elaboration of a particular philosophical system. Dr Paul Johnston applies this innovative method to the central problems of moral philosophy: whether there can be ?truth? in ethics, or what the meaning of objectivity might mean in the... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 16.99
Flexibility is usually seen as a virtue in today's world. Even the dictionary seems to dislike those who stick too hard to their own positions. The thesaurus links "intransigence" to a whole host of words signifying a distaste for loyalty to fixed positions: intractable, stubborn, Pharisaic, close-minded, and stiff-necked, to name a few.... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
Veterans are celebrated with speeches, statues, memorials, holidays, and affirmative action. They are lavishly praised in public gatherings and private conversations. Contradicting this widespread attitude, Stephen Kershnar?s Gratitude toward Veterans: A Philosophical Explanation of Why American Should Not Be Very Grateful to Veterans argues... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95
Offering an imaginative approach through dialogue with theatrical theory and practice, Vander Lugt demonstrates a new way to integrate actor-oriented and action-oriented approaches to Christian ethics within a comprehensive theodramatic model. This book contains not only a fruitful exchange between theological ethics and theatre, but it also presents... more...