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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

  • Morality and Powerby Mike Berry

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2017; US$ 40.00

    Offering a compelling critique of orthodox economic analysis in the public realm, Mike Berry exposes the lack of development in economic thinking in public policy since the economic crisis of 2008. Focusing on both the ethically unacceptable outcomes of recent public policy and the threat of populism and rising nationalism, this book offers noteworthy... more...

  • Humanity's Spiritual Crisisby Paul Brunton

    Larson Publications 2017; US$ 9.99

    As the twenty-first century unfolds, our world faces dire political, ethical, ecological, and spiritual challenges on a global scale. How are we to understand the crises that are affecting us all?Paul Brunton’s Humanity's Spiritual Crisis spells out how today's widespread, confusing, and many-layered crisis is essentially a spiritual one—and one that... more...

  • Unbelievable Errorsby Bart Streumer

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 59.99

    Bart Streumer defends an error theory that suggests that all moral and other normative judgements are false; and then he argues that we cannot believe this theory. But this need not be a problem: Streumer holds that to make philosophical progress, we need to make a sharp distinction between a theory's truth and our ability to believe it. more...

  • Choosing Normative Conceptsby Matti Eklund

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 54.99

    The concepts we use to value and prescribe (concepts like good, right, ought) are historically contingent, and we could have found ourselves with others. But what does it mean to say that some concepts are better than others for purposes of action-guiding and deliberation? What is it to choose between different normative conceptual frameworks? more...

  • Weighing Lives in Warby Jens David Ohlin; Larry May; Claire Finkelstein

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 38.99

    Weighing Lives in War examines the core principles of the modern law of war: necessity, proportionality, and distinction, and provides new and innovative insights into the process of weighing lives implicit in all theories of jus in bello. more...

  • The Ethical Slut, Third Editionby Janet W. Hardy; Dossie Easton

    Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2017; US$ 18.99

    The classic guide to love, sex, and intimacy beyond the limits of conventional monogamy has been fully updated to reflect today's modern attitudes and the latest information on nontraditional relationships. For 20 years The Ethical Slut has dispelled myths and showed curious readers how to maintain a successful polyamorous lifestyle through... more...

  • Valuing Profoundly Disabled Peopleby John Vorhaus

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Growing numbers of human beings live with profound and multiple learning difficulties and disabilities. Exploring the moral, social and political implications of this trend, Valuing Profoundly Disabled People addresses questions that are high on policy and practice agendas in numerous regions around the world, including the UK and the EU, the USA,... more...

  • Sam Hannigan's Woof Weekby Alan Nolan

    The O'Brien Press 2017; US$ 7.49

    Animal lover and champion Irish dancer Samantha Hannigan is having a truly woof week. She and her best friend Ajay were messing around with the Brain Swap 3000, one of her grandad’s crackpot inventions, and now Sam is stuck inside the body of her neighbours’ dog – and it’ll be days before they can change her back!   more...

  • Rethinking Rural Health Ethicsby Christy Simpson; Fiona McDonald

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 94.13

    This book challenges readers to rethink rural health ethics.  Traditional approaches to health ethics are often urban-centric, making implicit assumptions about how values and norms apply in health care practice, and as such may fail to take into account the complexity, depth, richness, and diversity of the rural context.  There are ethically... more...

  • Safety, Ethics and Regulationsby Phuc Van Pham; Achim Rosemann

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 164.73

    This invaluable resource discusses the saftey, ethics, and regulations of developing stem cell clinical applications. Each chapter is contributed by a preeminent scientist in the field and covers such topics as clinical safety of stem cell gene therapy, the patentability of hESC technologies, international guidelines, challenges to international stem... more...