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- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2009; US$ 14.99
What are our obligations to others as people in a free society? Should government tax the rich to help the poor? Is the free market fair? Is it sometimes wrong to tell the truth? Is killing sometimes morally required? Is it possible, or desirable, to legislate morality? Do individual rights and the common good conflict? Michael J. Sandel?s ?Justice?... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 12.95
From the author of Blessings and Still Life with Bread Crumbs, Anna Quindlen?s classic reflection on a meaningful life is the perfect gift for graduation, or any occasion. ?Life is made of moments, small pieces of silver amidst long stretches of tedium. It would be wonderful if they came to us unsummoned, but particularly in lives as busy... more...
- United Nations University Press 2002; US$ 29.95
Examines the extent and limits of contemporary international ethics and looks at the ways in which the international community has responded to conflicts. The contributors explore how an understanding of the ethical may be developed from the articulation of dilemmas encountered. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 35.00
This book provides a collection of original essays on cutting-edge topics in medical ethics research. Leading philosophers give in-depth accounts of issues as diverse as embryo pre-selection, the role of autonomy in organ transplant markets, conscientious objection in the health care professions and neonatal euthanasia. Provocative and original, the... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 1984; US$ 49.99
Supplement. "A brilliantly clever and imaginative book...Strange and excitingly intense."--Alan Ryan, Sunday Times (London). "Not many books reset the philosophical agenda in the way that his one does...Western philosophy, especially systematic ethics, will not be the same again."--Annette Baier, Philosophical Books. Challenging,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 18.00
In Ethics: The Essential Writings , philosopher Gordon Marino skillfully presents an accessible, provocative anthology of both ancient and modern classics on matters moral. The philosophers represent 2,500 years of thought?from Plato, Kant, and Nietzsche to Alasdair MacIntyre, Susan Wolf, and Peter Singer?and cover a broad range of topics, from... more...
- Picador 2008; US$ 15.99
Moral relativism attracts and repels. What is defensible in it and what is to be rejected? Do we as human beings have no shared standards by which we can understand one another? Can we abstain from judging one another's practices? Do we truly have divergent views about what constitutes good and evil, virtue and vice, harm and welfare, dignity and... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2005; US$ 20.99
From bestselling author Michael Shermer, an investigation of the evolution of morality that is "a paragon of popularized science and philosophy" The Sun (Baltimore) A century and a half after Darwin first proposed an "evolutionary ethics," science has begun to tackle the roots of morality. Just as evolutionary biologists study why we are hungry... more...