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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

  • Intelligent Disobedienceby Ira Chaleff; Philip Zimbardo

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 18.95

    When It's Smart to Say No Nearly every week we read about a tragedy or scandal that could have been prevented if individuals had said no to ill-advised or illegitimate orders. In this timely book, Ira Chaleff explores when and how to disobey inappropriate orders, reduce unacceptable risk, and find better ways to achieve legitimate goals. The inspiration... more...

  • The Battle for Yellowstone: Morality and the Sacred Roots of Environmental Conflictby Justin Farrell

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 39.50

    Yellowstone holds a special place in America?s heart. As the world?s first national park, it is globally recognized as the crown jewel of modern environmental preservation. But the park and its surrounding regions have recently become a lightning rod for environmental conflict, plagued by intense and intractable political struggles among the federal... more...

  • Schöpfungstheologie und Schöpfungsethik im biotechnologischen Zeitalterby Lukas Ohly

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 98.00

    The opposition between creation and evolution is invalid because humas are creators of new life, such as synthetic life or artifical intelligence. Thus the problem ofhow it is possible that reality arises at all needs a new answer. The phenomenological framework of this volume combines scientific and theological knowledge to offer a new theory of reality. more...

  • Thinking Through Animalsby Matthew Calarco

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    The rapidly expanding field of critical animal studies now offers a myriad of theoretical and philosophical positions from which to choose. This timely book provides an overview and analysis of the most influential of these trends. Approachable and concise, it is intended for readers sympathetic to the project of changing our ways of thinking about... more...

  • Stem Cell Dialoguesby Sheldon Krimsky

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    “Stem cells? have become linked with both new frontiers in medical science and political and ethical controversy. The field, along with the emerging area of regenerative medicine, is creating the conditions for a time when damaged tissue and organs might be repaired through personalized cell therapy as easily as the body repairs itself, therefore... more...

  • Metaethicsby Mark van Roojen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    Metaethics: A Contemporary Introduction provides a solid foundation in metaethics for advanced undergraduates by introducing a series of puzzles that most metaethical theories address. These puzzles involve moral disagreement, reference, moral epistemology, metaphysics, and moral psychology. From there, author Mark van Roojen discusses the many... more...

  • Swami Vivekanandaby Makarand R. Paranjape

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 25.00

    Swami Vivekananda (1863?1902) popularised Vedanta in the West and reformed Hinduism in India. He also inspired the mass movement that made India a modern nation. In showcasing his life and work, this Reader balances the two main aspects of his life: the religious and the secular, the spiritual and the practical, the devotional and the rational. Included... more...

  • Kant and the Interests of Reasonby Sebastian Raedler

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00

    This book argues that we can only develop a proper grasp of Kant's practical philosophy if we appreciate the central role played in it by the notion of the interests of reason. While it is generally acknowledged that Kant does not regard reason as a purely instrumental faculty, this book is the first to show how his notion of reason as... more...

  • Klimagerechtigkeit und Klimaethikby Angela Kallhoff

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    For the first time in the German language, this volume presents key positions in the intense international debate on climate justice. Experts from the fields of ethics, political philosophy, and the climate sciences discuss principles of fair distribution, future-oriented cooperation models for dealing with global climate change, and ethical responses... more...

  • Moral Leadershipby Deborah L. Rhode; Warren Bennis

    Wiley 2015; US$ 58.00

    Moral Leadership brings together in one comprehensive volume essays from leading scholars in law, leadership, psychology, political science, and ethics to provide practical, theoretical policy guidance. The authors explore key questions about moral leadership such as: How do leaders form, sustain, and transmit moral commitments? Under what conditions... more...