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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

  • Utilitarianism and the Ethics of Warby William H. Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    This book offers a detailed utilitarian analysis of the ethical issues involved in war. Utilitarianism and the Ethics of War addresses the two basic ethical questions posed by war: when, if ever, are we morally justified in waging war, and if recourse to arms is warranted, how are we permitted to fight the wars we wage? In addition, it deals with... more...

  • New Research on the Philosophy of Nicolai Hartmannby Keith Peterson; Roberto Poli

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 140.00

    The imposing scope and penetrating insights of German philosopher Nicolai Hartmann?s work have received renewed interest in recent years. The papers collected in this volume explore his ethics, ontology, aesthetics, and philosophy of nature, bringing his philosophy into conversation with that of his peers, the history of philosophy, and... more...

  • The Social Psychology of Moralityby Joseph P. Forgas; Lee Jussim; Paul A.M. Van Lange

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    Ever since Plato?s ?Republic? was written over two thousand years ago, one of the main concerns of social philosophy and later empirical social science was to understand the moral nature of human beings. The faculty to think and act in terms of overarching moral values is as much a defining hallmark of our species as is our intelligence, so homo... more...

  • Cassirers Leibniz und die Begründung der Menschenrechteby Christoph Sebastian Widdau

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Christoph Sebastian Widdau leistet mit seinem Buch einen innovativen Beitrag zur Cassirer-Forschung, zu den Leibniz-Studien und zur Begründung der Menschenrechte. Er wirft ein ideengeschichtlich und philosophisch neues Licht auf die »Natur« im Naturrecht, die kulturelle Bedeutung des Individuums und den Pluralismus politischer Ordnungen. Mit »Cassirers... more...

  • Beyond Leanby Peter Béndek

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 59.99

    This book by Peter Béndek presents a strong case against the current practice of business operations improvement, based on numerous studies from the business world as well as insights from the most prestigious authors of the last fifty years. The author contests the applicability and indeed the relevance of the Toyota Production System... more...

  • Science of Mindby Author Unknown

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    This book explains the social factors that shape the nature of theory and research traditions in psychology. It presents a broad treatment of the construction of theory and knowledge in science and philosophy with particular emphasis on psychological thinking. Du Preez, emphasizing the "evolution of knowledge," discusses theory and research across... more...

  • Italienische Moralphilosophieby Roland Benedikter

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 39.99

    Dieses Buch enthält sechsAufsätze namhafter italienischer Philosophen und Schriftsteller. Siepräsentieren auf klare und allgemeinverständliche Weise Schlüsselpositionen derheutigen italienischen Moralphilosophie. Den Aufsätzen beigegeben sind eineEinleitung sowie eine kurze Würdigung des italienischen Denkens des Moralischendurch den Übersetzer und... more...

  • A New Morality from Scienceby Arnold P. Goldstein

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 93.95

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  • Philosophie de Lockeby Victor Cousin; Ligaran

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 2.99

    Extrait : "L'analyse de l'esprit humain nous a démontré que son développement naturel aboutit à quatre points de vue fondamentaux, qui le mesurent et le représentent tout entier. Ces quatre point de vue, dans leur expression scientifique, donnent quatre systèmes élémentaires, le sensualisme, l'idéalisme, le scepticisme et le mysticisme. Et, comme... more...

  • Der Zweck an sich selbstby Rocco Porcheddu

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 112.00

    Although Kant?s Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals is among the most interpreted of philosophical works, its core theorems still remain opaque. This is particularly the case for the ?end in itself.? This study examines questions in relation to the theorem?s content, systematic function, and complex references, especially its connection... more...