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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

  • Ethisierung ? Ethikferneby Katja Becker; Eva-Maria Engelen; Milo? Vec

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 133.00

    Der derzeitige Trend zur Ethisierung wissenschaftlicher Fragen sollte nicht für selbstverständlich genommen werden. Zwar geht der aktuelle Impuls von den Biowissenschaften aus, womöglich übergeht er aber die Bedürfnisse und Eigenheiten anderer Disziplinen. Im vorliegenden Buch wird nach den Prämissen der derzeitigen Diskussion und ihrer Generalisierbarkeit... more...

  • Reverence for Lifeby Albert Schweitzer

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2014; US$ 14.99

    This book has a collection of Schweitzer?s quotations on ethics and the human spirit. The emphasis is on the importance of the reverence for life and how following that ethic leads us to what is essential for civilization. The table of contents: Introductory Note; Feeling for Animal Life; Respect for Life; Mutual Knowledge; Riddles of Existence;... more...

  • Abtreibungby Ulrike Busch; Daphne Hahn

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 36.00

    Twenty years after the new legislation on abortion in Germany, either an odd silence or a problematized perspective to is to be detected in scientific debates. The contributions to this volume look into the backgrounds and consequences. They analyze the scientific and public discourse in conflict between growing acceptance of reproductive self-determination... more...

  • Herausforderung Gen-Dopingby Elk Franke

    transcript Verlag 2014; US$ 25.00

    Das Thema »Gen-Doping« ist bisher von einer Aura des Unbekannten - und gleichzeitig Unbeherrschbaren - umgeben. Im Gegensatz zu aktuellen Dopingdiskussionen im Hochleistungssport signalisiert das Gen-Doping ein neues Zeitalter der Manipulationsmöglichkeiten im Sport - und darüber hinaus. Versucht man nach den bisherigen Differenzmerkmalen »künstlich/natürlich«... more...

  • Spinoza and Medieval Jewish Philosophyby Steven Nadler

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 77.00

    The first of its kind, this essay collection offers an extensive examination of Spinoza's relationship to medieval Jewish philosophy. more...

  • The Cambridge Rawls Lexiconby Jon Mandle; David Reidy

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 140.00

    A comprehensive and accessible reference guide to all the key ideas and terminology of Rawls' political and moral philosophy. more...

  • Ethics and Children's Literatureby Claudia Mills

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    Exploring the ethical questions posed by, in, and about children’s literature, this collection examines the way texts intended for children raise questions of value, depict the moral development of their characters, and call into attention shared moral presuppositions. Even as children’s literature has evolved in opposition to its origins... more...

  • Kant in Teheranby Roman Seidel

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    In Iran, Kant is one of the most widely read Western philosophers. His works have been acknowledged by a broad variety of philosophical and political camps and discussed in relationship to Islamic philosophers such as Ibn Sina (Avicenna) and Mulla Sadra. This study examines the contexts and approaches to Kant?s reception in Iran and shows how Kant?s... more...

  • Weird John Brownby Ted A. Smith

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 22.95

    Conventional wisdom holds that attempts to combine religion and politics will produce unlimited violence. Concepts such as jihad, crusade, and sacrifice need to be rooted out, the story goes, for the sake of more bounded and secular understandings of violence. Ted Smith upends this dominant view, drawing on Walter Benjamin, Giorgio Agamben, and others... more...

  • Teresa, My Loveby Julia Kristeva; Lorna Scott Fox

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 34.99

    Mixing fiction, history, psychoanalysis, and personal fantasy, Teresa, My Love follows Sylvia Leclercq, a French psychoanalyst, academic, and incurable insomniac, as she falls for the sixteenth-century Saint Teresa of Avila and becomes consumed with charting her life. Traveling to Spain, Leclercq, Kristeva?s probing alterego, visits the sites and... more...