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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

  • Bernard Lonergan?s Third Way of the Heart and Mindby John Raymaker

    Hamilton Books 2016; US$ 64.99

    The book relies on Bernard Lonergan?s method. It addresses today?s religious conflicts in the Middle East which have led to migrations of millions of persons. It systematically explores possible breakthroughs that might help people open their hearts to one another. more...

  • Can't We All Disagree More Constructively?by Jonathan Haidt

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2016; US$ 0.99

    A Vintage Shorts Selection   As America descends deeper into polarization and paralysis, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt   has done the seemingly impossible?he has explained the origins of morality, politics, and religion in a way that speaks to everyone on the political spectrum.   Drawing on twenty-five years of groundbreaking research, Haidt... more...

  • The Distressed Bodyby Drew Leder

    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...

  • The Ethics of Sportby Arthur L. Caplan; Brendan Parent

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 23.99 US$ 20.63

    Sports are more than just "games." They can unite countries, start wars, and revolutionize views on race, class, and gender. Through works from philosophy, sociology, medicine, and law, this collection explores intersections of sports and ethics, and identifies the immense role of sports in shaping and reflecting social values. more...

  • Ethical Issues in Poverty Alleviationby Helmut P. Gaisbauer; Gottfried Schweiger; Clemens Sedmak

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.85

    This book explores the philosophical, and in particular ethical, issues concerning the conceptualization, design and implementation of poverty alleviation measures from the local to the global level. It connects these topics with the ongoing debates on social and global justice, and asks what an ethical or normative philosophical perspective can add... more...

  • Philosophers Take On the Worldby David Edmonds

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61

    Every day the news shows us provoking stories about what's going on in the world, about events which raise moral questions and problems. In Philosophers Take On the World a team of philosophers get to grips with a variety of these controversial issues, from the amusing to the shocking, in short, engaging, often controversial pieces. more...

  • The Wisdom of Frugalityby Emrys Westacott

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36

    From Socrates to Thoreau, most philosophers, moralists, and religious leaders have seen frugality as a virtue and have associated simple living with wisdom, integrity, and happiness. But why? And are they right? Is a taste for luxury fundamentally misguided? If one has the means to be a spendthrift, is it foolish or reprehensible to be extravagant?... more...

  • Meaningful Workby Andrea Veltman

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    This book develops the view that meaningful work is central in human flourishing. The author defends a pluralistic account of what makes work meaningful, arguing that work can be meaningful in virtue of developing capabilities, supporting virtues, providing a purpose, or integrating elements of a worker's life. more...

  • Climate Justiceby Dominic Roser; Christian Seidel

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    The link between justice and climate change is becoming increasingly prominent in public debates on climate policy. This clear and concise philosophical introduction to climate justice addresses the hot topic of climate change as a moral challenge. Using engaging everyday examples the authors address the core arguments by providing a comprehensive... more...

  • Journalistic Ethicsby Dale Jacquette

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 61.95

    Journalistic Ethics: Moral Responsibility in the Media examines the moral rights and responsibilities of journalists to provide what Dale Jacquette calls ?truth telling in the public interest.? With 31 case studies from contemporary journalistic practice, the book demonstrates the immediate practical implications of ethics for working journalists... more...