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- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 40.99
Commonsense Consequentialism is a book about morality, rationality, and the interconnections between the two. In it, Douglas W. Portmore defends a version of consequentialism that both comports with our commonsense moral intuitions and shares with other consequentialist theories the same compelling teleological conception of practical reasons. Broadly... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
Communication, Intimacy, and Close Relationships offers an account of the nature of intimate relationships and their effects on people's self-concepts. The development and maintenance of intimate relationships are examined, along with people's motives and goals in pursuing intimacy; the nature of social exchanges in intimate relationships; and the... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 79.99
This book details the history of the concept of the beautiful, starting with a distinction between the 'warm' metaphysics of beauty and the 'cold' one modeled on Plato's Janus-faced relationship to beauty, and ending with a fragmented yet hopeful vision propagated by the likes of Nietzsche, Benjamin, and Adorno. The most important intellectual figures... more...
- Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 29.95
Many consider conscience to be one of the most important?if not the fundamental?quality that makes us human, distinguishing us from animals, on one hand, and machines on the other. But what is conscience, exactly? Is it a product of our biological roots, as Darwin thought, or is it a purely social invention? If the latter, how did it come into the... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 117.95
In a series of thought-provoking and original essays, eighteen leading philosophers engage in head-to-head debates of nine of the most cutting edge topics in contemporary metaphysics. Explores the fundamental questions in contemporary metaphysics in a series of eighteen original essays - 16 of which are newly commissioned for this volume... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 28.95
This new edition of Alexander Miller’s highly readable introduction to contemporary metaethics provides a critical overview of the main arguments and themes in twentieth- and twenty-first-century contemporary metaethics. Miller traces the development of contemporary debates in metaethics from their beginnings in the work of G. E. Moore up to... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95
Contributions to Logic and Methodology in Honor of J. M. Boche?ski focuses on the influence, contributions, and legacy of J. M. Boche?ski in the fields of logic and methodology. The selection first offers information on some remarks on inferential deduction, modal logic with eight modalities, and method and logic in presocratic explanation. Discussions... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 0.99
Though he achieved literary acclaim as a dramatist, most notably with the timeless children's classic Peter Pan, author J. M. Barrie tackled many subjects over the course of his career, often grappling with philosophical and psychological topics. The breadth of his intellect is on full display in Courage, which is the text of a stirring and inspirational... more...
- UPA 2009; US$ 43.99
This book is a philosophical examination of the mysteries surrounding the foundations of science, philosophy, and religion. Much of Western philosophy and science is discussed in order to see our epistemological and metaphysical situation. The love/hate relation philosophers have with mystery is explored and the importance of mystery is reaffirmed. more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 98.00
Die Publizisten, Autoren und Verbandsaktiven der frühen Weimarer Republik waren zutiefst durch Vorkriegs- und Kriegszeit geprägt, auch die Redakteure und Beiträger der jungkonservativen Zeitschrift "Gewissen". Neben dem Inhalt der Zeitschrift analysiert die Autorin auch die Lebensdaten von über der Hälfte der insgesamt 280 Autoren. So... more...