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- Random House 2011; US$ 14.21
Can we make a human being? The question has been asked for many centuries, and has produced recipes ranging from the clay golem of Jewish legend to the mass-produced test-tube babies in Brave New World . Unnatural delves beneath the surface of the cultural history of 'anthropoeia' - the artificial creation of people - to explore... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 55.00
Sebastian Gardner argues that psychoanalytic theory provides the most satisfactory philosophical explanation of irrationality. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 44.95
Harry Gensler?s Ethics introduces undergraduates to the main issues in contemporary moral philosophy. It also relates these issues to practical controversies, with special attention paid to racism, moral education, and abortion. It gives a practical method for thinking about moral issues, a method based largely on the golden rule. This second edition... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 88.95
This volume is the 10th in the Studies in Perception and Action series and contains research presented at the 15th International Conference on Perception and Action (ICPA) meeting in 2009. The forty papers present new data, theory, and methodological developments relevant to the ecological approach to perception and action. more...
- Clarendon Press 1986; US$ 59.99
In this book the author argues that moral principles are principles of rational choice. According to the usual view of choice, a rational person selects what is likely to give the greatest expectation of value or utility. But in many situations, if each person chooses in this way, everyone will be worse off than need be. Instead, Professor Gauthier... 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...
- Clarendon Press 2004; US$ 98.99
Isaac Levi's new book develops further his pioneering work in formal epistemology, focusing on the problem of belief contraction, or how rationally to relinquish old beliefs. Levi offers the most penetrating analysis to date of this key question in epistemology, offering a completely new solution and explaining its relation to his earlier proposals.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 39.99
One of the most important developments in modern moral philosophy is the resurgence of interest in the virtues. In this new book, Daniel Russell explores two important hopes for such an approach to moral thought: that starting from the virtues should cast light on what makes an action right, and that notions like character, virtue, and vice should... more...