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- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2011; US$ 9.99
In de Beauvoir?s second major essay, the renowned French philosopher illustrates the ethics of Existentialism by outlining a series of ?ways of being? In this classic introduction to Existentialist thought, French philosopher Simone de Beauvoir?s The Ethics of Ambiguity simultaneously pays homage to and grapples with her French contemporaries,... more...
- Philosophical Library/Open Road 2014; US$ 14.99
Collected here in a single volume are the most important philosophical writings of Albert Schweitzer, one of the greatest thinkers and humanitarians of our time. Carefully chosen from among his many written works, the selections in this anthology illuminate and amplify Dr. Schweitzer?s cardinal principle of belief?a reverence for life. Among the important... more...
- Penguin Group US 2004; US$ 13.99
Can there be freedom and free will in a deterministic world? Renowned philosopher Daniel Dennett emphatically answers ?yes!? Using an array of provocative formulations, Dennett sets out to show how we alone among the animals have evolved minds that give us free will and morality. Weaving a richly detailed narrative, Dennett explains in a series of... more...
- Rogner & Bernhard 2013; US$ 6.90
Wer Hodgkinson kennt, weiß, dass er kein Freund von langatmigen Analysen und Begriffsklärungen ist. Er beleuchtet mit der für ihn typischen Mischung aus enzyklopädischem Wissen, einer unermesslichen Fülle von literarischen und kulturgeschichtlichen Zitaten und viel Humor alle Aspekte des freiheitlichen Lebens. In 29 Kapiteln nimmt sich Hodgkinson die... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1992; US$ 124.99
Tackling some central problems in the philosophy of action, Mele constructs an explanatory model for intentional behavior, locating the place and significance of such mental phenomena as beliefs, desires, reason, and intentions in the etiology of intentional action. Part One comprises a comprehensive examination of the standard treatments of the relations... more...
- University of Ottawa Press 2008; US$ 16.99
Freedom, Nature, and World is a collection of essays by Peter Loptson which examine issues posed by a broadly naturalistic view of the world, which Loptson defends while also exploring some of the challenges it confronts. Papers on freedom, Kant, Christianity, Homer, the history of analytic philosophy, the place of humanity in nature, and other... more...
- Lexington Books 2007; US$ 32.99
Given that morality involves being a good person, an important issue for moral thinkers is moral cultivation, or our projects aimed at becoming better people. In explaining this issue, the authors collected in this book bring to bear various traditions of moral thought to address questions about what constitutes moral cultivation and what resources... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2013; Not Available
In Meditations on First Philosophy , French philosopher René Descartes, now regarded as the father of Western philosophy, introduces the concept of the dichotomy—the separation of mind and body—by determining, ?I think, therefore I am.? Over the course of six meditations, each presented as though they were the meditations of a single day, Descartes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
First published in 1926, this study addresses the theory of morality using four overarching approaches: analytical, psychological, theoretical, and finally, philosophical. Within these methodologies, chapters explore such areas as the character of moral enquiry, the knowledge of good and evil, freedom and self-determination and moral philosophy. This... more...
- De Gruyter 2015; US$ 154.00
The idea of a final end of human conduct ? the highest good ? lies at the centre of important parts of Kant?s philosophy, such as his moral theory, his philosophy of religion, his views on the historical progress of mankind, and his conception of human rationality. This collection of new essays attempts to re-evaluate the doctrine of the highest good... more...