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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

  • Just War Reconsideredby James M. Dubik; Martin USA (Ret.) Dempsey

    The University Press of Kentucky 2016; US$ 50.00

    In the seminal Just and Unjust Wars , Michael Walzer famously considered the ethics of modern warfare, examining the moral issues that arise before, during, and after conflict. However, Walzer and subsequent scholars have often limited their analyses of the ethics of combat to soldiers on the ground and failed to recognize the moral responsibilities... more...

  • Oxford Studies in Metaethics 11by Russ Shafer-Landau

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 39.99 US$ 34.39

    Oxford Studies in Metaethics is the only publication devoted exclusively to original philosophical work in the foundations of ethics. It provides an annual selection of much of the best new scholarship being done in the field. more...

  • Normative Subjectsby Meir Dan-Cohen

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    Combining constructivist and hermeneutical themes, this book explores normative aspects of human self creation seen as a matter of fixing and elaborating the values and norms that shape human identity, individually and collectively. The book focuses especially on a conception of dignity as the value that accrues to us qua authors of the meanings constitutive... more...

  • Technology and the Virtuesby Shannon Vallor

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    New technologies from artificial intelligence to drones, and biomedical enhancement make the future of the human family increasingly hard to predict and protect. This book explores how the philosophical tradition of virtue ethics can help us to cultivate the moral wisdom we need to live wisely and well with emerging technologies. more...

  • Interests and Epistemic Integrity in Scienceby Jan De Winter

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book aims to distinguish acceptable from unacceptable interest influences in science. Jan De Winter criticizes existing views on the integrity of science and the roles of financial, political, and other interests in science, and develops an alternative view to shed new light on cases from medical science, aerospace science, climate science,... more...

  • Love, Reason and Moralityby Katrien Schaubroeck; Esther Kroeker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book brings together new essays that explore the connection between love and reasons. The observation that considerations of love carry significant weight in the deliberative process opens up new perspectives in the classic discussion about practical reasons, and gives rise to many interesting questions about the nature of love?s reasons, about... more...

  • Philosophy of Science: Very Short Introductionby Samir Okasha

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    This Very Short Introduction provides a concise overview of the main themes of contemporary philosophy of science. It explores the fundamental questions and challenges in the field, and looks at philosophical issues in particular sciences, including the problem of classification in biology, and the nature of space and time in physics. more...

  • Trialsby Isabel Buchanan

    Random House 2016; US$ 23.96

    In 2011, Isabel Buchanan, a twenty-three-year-old Scottish lawyer, moved to Pakistan to work in a new legal chambers in Lahore. The chambers was run by a determined thirty-three-year-old Pakistani lawyer, Sarah Belal, who had finally found her calling in defending inmates on Pakistan?s death row. Belal and Buchanan struck up an unlikely friendship,... more...

  • Employability and Access to Trainingby Silvia Castellazzi

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 59.99

    Silvia Castellazzi shows how companies can implement their corporate responsibility and support employability and access to training in an incentive-compatible manner. The study provides insights into unrealized cooperation and disincentives which prevent companies from investing in a shared pool of employable and skilled people. The research draws... more...

  • Order Ethics: An Ethical Framework for the Social Market Economyby Christoph Luetge; Nikil Mukerji

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 109.00

    This book examines the theoretical foundations of order ethics and discusses business ethics problems from an order ethics perspective. Order ethics focuses on the social order and the institutional environment in which individuals interact. It is a well-established paradigm in European business ethics.  The book contains articles written by... more...