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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

  • Moral Psychology of Confucian Shameby Bongrae Seok

    Rowman & Littlefield International 2017; US$ 38.99

    This book offers an analysis of shame (as a state, disposition, activity, and social relation) and develops an interdisciplinary and comparative interpretation of Confucian shame as a moral disposition, the ability of critical moral-development and self-cultivation. more...

  • Histories of Violenceby Brad Evans; Terrell Carver

    Zed Books 2017; US$ 26.95

    An essential introduction to post-war critical thought on the problem of violence. more...

  • The Selected Writings of Friedrich Nietzscheby Friedrich Nietzsche

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    Collected here in this omnibus edition are three of Nietzsche's three most important books: The Anti-Christ, Beyond Good and Evil, and Thus Spake Zarathustra, as well as The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche by Henry Louis Mencken. A perfect book for new readers of Nietzsche or anyone hoping to understand his writing and philosophy more thoroughly.... more...

  • The Science of Rightby Immanuel Kant

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    The theoretical knowledge of right and law in principle, as distinguished from positive laws and empirical cases, belongs to the pure science of right The science of right thus designates the philosophical and systematic knowledge of the principles of natural right. And it is from this science that the immutable principles of all positive legislation... more...

  • Was ist, was will, was kann Moral?by Myron Hurna

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 20.53

    Moral gilt gemeinhin als ein System prosozialer Einstellungen, Werte und Normen. Wer moralisch handelt, der entscheidet darüber, ob er geltenden Werten gemäß leben und wie weit er sich herrschenden Normen anpassen oder ihnen zuwider handeln will. Damit ein Akteur bestimmte moralische Handlungen vollzieht, muss eine gegebene Moral als Ganze überzeugen.... more...

  • Ethics of Hospitalityby Daniel Innerarity

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 49.95

    The source of hospitality lies in the fundamental ethical experiences that make up the fabric of the social lives of people. Therein lies a primary form of humanity. Whether we are guests or hosts, this reveals our situation in a world made up of receiving and meeting, leaving room for the liberty to give and receive beyond the imperatives of reciprocity.... more...

  • On What Mattersby Derek Parfit

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 30.99

    Derek Parfit presents the third volume of On What Matters, his landmark work of moral philosophy. Parfit develops further his influential treatment of reasons, normativity, the meaning of moral discourse, and the status of morality. He engages with his critics, and shows the way to resolution of their differences. more...

  • Does Anything Really Matter?by Peter Singer

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 30.99

    In On What Matters Derek Parfit argues that there are objective moral truths, and other normative truths about what we have reasons to believe, and to want, and to do. He further argues that if he is wrong, nihilism follows, and nothing matters. In Does Anything Really Matter? leading philosophers present a fascinating set of responses to Parfit. more...

  • The Power of Meaningby Emily Esfahani Smith

    Ebury Publishing 2017; US$ 21.14

    There is a myth in our culture that to find meaning you have to travel to a distant monastery or wade through dusty volumes to figure out life?s great secret. The truth is, there are untapped sources of meaning all around us: right here, right now. Drawing on the latest research in positive psychology; on insights from George Eliot, Viktor Frankl,... more...

  • Tragic Failuresby Carl F. Cranor

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 19.99

    A world awash in little understood chemicals tragically harms adults and children alike. Laws keep health agencies in the dark about toxicants, slow, well motivated research hampers protections, and strenuous vested opposition exacerbates the harm. How science is used in the tort law can facilitate or frustrate redress of harm. This book recommends... more...