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- Campus Verlag 2012; US$ 35.80
Behinderte Menschen haben ein Recht auf Inklusion. Franziska Felder liefert dafür eine ethische Begründung, die der teilweise sehr emotional geführten Debatte eine rationalere Grundlage verleiht: Welche Ansprüche lassen sich auf der Grundlage moralischer Rechte legitimieren und welche müssen dem freiwilligen Verhalten von Menschen überlassen bleiben?... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 37.00
This book explores a much-neglected area of moral philosophy--the typology of immorality. Ronald D. Milo questions the adequacy of Aristotle's suggestion that there are two basic types of immorality--wickedness and moral weakness--and argues that we must distinguish between at least six different types of immoral behavior. Originally published in... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 58.00
Donald VanDeVeer probes the moral complexities of the question: under what conditions is it permissible to intervene invasively in the lives of competent persons--for example, by deception, force, or coercive threat--for their own good? In a work with broad significance for law, public policy, professional-client relations, and private interactions,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 76.95
Aimed at those new to the subject, Fundamentals of Psychology is a clear and reader-friendly textbook that will help students explore and understand the essentials of psychology. This text offers a balanced and accurate representation of the discipline through a highly accessible synoptic approach, which seamlessly brings together all the various... more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
This book of political theory reflects on how cultures imagine their barbarians in the form of essentialized others, focusing specifically on the kinds of barbarism associated with a civilization devoted to technological progress. more...
- Algora Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95
For readers engaged in intellectual struggle, ethical thinking, and trying to figure out how to live a purposeful, fulfilling life, here is a critical and accessible approach to ethics. Moral dilemmas challenge us to think through sticky situations and lead us to look for moral grounding. Following Cicero and other ancient philosophers, the author... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
John Abercrombie was a Scottish medical doctor who dedicated his spare time to dabbling in philosophy. Over the course of his career, he produced a number of well-regarded volumes on philosophy. In The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings, Abercrombie presents a systematic overview of human emotions, their sources, and their moral and ethical implications. more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.95
IT may possibly be thought, that there is no great need of going about to define or describe the Will; this word being generally as well understood as any other words we can use to explain it: and so perhaps it would be, had not philosophers, metaphysicians, and polemic divines, brought the matter into obscurity by the things they have said of it.... more...
- The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99
A wise king and, by some accounts, a distant ancestor of Jesus, David is one of the most compelling figures depicted in the Bible. In this thoughtful and comprehensive volume, theologian Charles Henry Mackintosh provides rich historical context for gaining a deeper understanding of David and his important contributions to Christianity. more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
What do we mean when we call an object or experience "beautiful"? What are the mental, cognitive, psychological and spiritual processes that transpire when we encounter something with significant aesthetic value? These questions are at the heart of the insightful Beauty and the Beast: An Essay in Evolutionary Aesthetic, a long-form exploration... more...