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- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99
A cutting-edge introduction to environmental ethics in a time of dramatic global environmental change, this collection contains forty-five newly commissioned articles, with contributions from well-established experts and emerging voices in the field. Each chapter explains the role played by central theories, ideas, issues, and concepts in contemporary... more...
- De Gruyter 2016; US$ 119.71
For several years, the doctrine of the ?Categories of Freedom?, which Kant delivers in a highly condensed fashion in his ?Critique of Practical Reason?, has been drawing the attention of the scholars more and more. The present volume is the first to gather contributions which take this central lesson of Kant?s moral philosophy into account, while... more...
- OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77
An international team of ethicists refresh the debate about human enhancement by examining whether resistance to the use of technology to enhance our mental and physical capabilities can be supported by articulated philosophical reasoning, or explained away, e.g. in terms of psychological influences on moral reasoning. more...
- Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 19.95
In this new and accessible book, Italy's best known feminist philosopher examines the moral and political significance of vertical posture in order to rethink subjectivity in terms of inclination. Contesting the classical figure of homo erectus or "upright man," Adriana Cavarero proposes an altruistic, open model of the subject?one who is inclined... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 30.00
Bodily pain and distress come in many forms. They can well up from within at times of serious illness, but the body can also be subjected to harsh treatment from outside. The medical system is often cold and depersonalized, and much worse are conditions experienced by prisoners in our age of mass incarceration, and by animals trapped in our factory... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
Very diverse societies pose real problems for Rawlsian models of public reason.?This is for two reasons: first, public reason is unable accommodate diverse perspectives in determining a regulative ideal. ?Second, regulative ideals are unable to respond to social change.? While models based on public reason focus on the justification of principles,... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 88.10
This book employs perspectives from continental philosophy, intellectual history, and literary and cultural studies to breach the divide between early modernist and modernist thinkers. It turns to early modern humanism in order to challenge late 20th-century thought and present-day posthumanism. This book addresses contemporary concerns such... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95
What makes for good societies and good lives in a global world? In this landmark work of political and ethical philosophy, Omedi Ochieng offers a radical reassessment of a millennia-old question. He does so by offering a stringent critique of both North Atlantic and African philosophical traditions, which he argues unfold visions of the good life... more...