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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

  • Animal Experimentationby Vaughan Monamy

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 20.00

    This updated third edition is an essential overview for teachers and students in medical and biological sciences, and for those who conduct animal-based research. more...

  • Inventing the Individualby Larry Siedentop

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 28.19

    The new book from Larry Siedentop, acclaimed author of Democracy in Europe , Inventing the Individual is a highly original rethinking of how our moral beliefs were formed and their impact on western society today 'Magisterial, timeless, beautifully written ... Siedentop has achieved something quite extraordinary. He has explained us to ourselves'... more...

  • Virtue?s Reasonsby Noell Birondo; S. Stewart Braun

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Virtues and reasons are two of the most fruitful and important concepts in contemporary moral philosophy. Many writers have commented upon the close connection between virtues and reasons, but no one has done full justice to the complexity of this connection. It is generally recognized that the virtues not only depend upon reasons, but also sometimes... more...

  • Pragmatism and Objectivityby Sami Pihlström

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Pragmatism and Objectivity illuminates the nature of contemporary pragmatism against the background of Rescher?s work, resulting in a stronger grasp of the prospects and promises of this philosophical movement. The central insight of pragmatism is that we must start from where we find ourselves and deflate metaphysical theories of truth in favor... more...

  • The Ethics of the Family in Senecaby Liz Gloyn

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 80.00

    This book explores the vital role played by the family in Stoic ideas of moral development found in Seneca's philosophical writing. more...

  • Utilitarianismby John Stuart Mill; Ben Eggleston

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2017; US$ 8.95

    "Eggleston has produced easily the best edition of Utilitarianism available. By conveniently including so many of the relevant passages from supplementary works, all organized for ease of reference, scholars and students alike will now have at their fingertips the materials needed to make sense of Mill's classic text. This is important not just... more...

  • Remembering for the Futureby J. Roth; E. Maxwell

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2017; US$ 648.32

    Focused on 'The Holocaust in an Age of Genocide', Remembering for the Future brings together the work of nearly 200 scholars from more than 30 countries and features cutting-edge scholarship across a range of disciplines, amounting to the most extensive and powerful reassessment of the Holocaust ever undertaken. In addition to its international scope,... more...

  • Inclusive Ethicsby Ingmar Persson

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 69.99

    Inclusive Ethics brings together two ideas which are part of our everyday morality, namely that we have a moral reason to benefit or do good to other beings, and that justice requires these benefits to be distributed equally. Ingmar Persson explores the difficulties of accepting a morality which combines both of these principles. more...

  • John and Philosophyby Troels Engberg-Pedersen

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 94.99

    This work provides a new Stoic reading of the Fourth Gospel with particular attention to its cosmology, epistemology, and ethics. more...

  • Zielkonflikte der Nachhaltigkeitby Marc Dusseldorp

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2017; US$ 38.37

    Im vorliegenden Buch entwickelt Marc Dusseldorp eine gänzlich neue Perspektive auf das Problem des Umgangs mit Zielkonflikten der Nachhaltigkeit. Es wird gezeigt, dass nicht die Anwendung von Entscheidungs- oder Abwägungsverfahren, sondern eine szenarienbasierte Bewertung angebracht ist. Der Schlüssel zu diesem neuen Problemverständnis liegt in... more...