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  • Pyrrhonian Skepticismby Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 64.99

    Throughout the history of philosophy, skepticism has posed one of the central challenges of epistemology. Opponents of skepticism--including externalists, contextualists, foundationalists, and coherentists--have focussed largely on one particular variety of skepticism, often called Cartesian or Academic skepticism, which makes the radical claim that... more...

  • Moral Skepticismsby Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 24.99

    All contentious moral issues--from gay marriage to abortion and affirmative action--raise difficult questions about the justification of moral beliefs. How can we be justified in holding on to our own moral beliefs while recognizing that other intelligent people feel quite differently and that many moral beliefs are distorted by self-interest and by... more...

  • Morality Without God?by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 12.99

    Walter Sinnott-Armstrong argues that God is not only not essential to morality, but that our moral behavior should be utterly independent of religion. more...

  • Finding Consciousnessby Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 74.99

    The prominent contributors provide background information, survey the issues and positions, and take controversial stands from a wide variety of perspectives, including neuroscience and neurology, law and policy, and philosophy and ethics. This collection should interest not only academics but anyone who might suffer brain damage, which includes us... more...

  • Think Againby Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

    Penguin Books Ltd 2018; US$ 12.68

    A deeply enlightening book on how to be persuasive from an inspiring philosopher who teaches one of the most popular open online courses Our personal and political worlds are rife with arguments and disagreements, some of them petty and vitriolic. The inability to compromise and understand the other side is widespread today. What can we do to change... more...

  • Conscious Will and Responsibilityby Walter Sinnott-Armstrong; Lynn Nadel

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 84.99

    The commonsense view that we do the acts we do because we consciously choose to do them has been thrown into dispute by Benjamin Libet's eyebrow-raising experiments, which seem to suggest that conscious will occurs not before but after the start of brain activity that produces physical action. His striking results are often claimed to undermine traditional... more...

  • Perspectives on Climate Changeby Walter Sinnott-Armstrong; Richard B. Howarth

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2005; US$ 137.99

    Explores the interplay between science, economics, politics, and ethics in understanding the challenge that climate change poses to the international community. more...

  • God?by William Lane Craig; Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 12.95

    The question of whether or not God exists is profoundly fascinating and important. Now two articulate spokesmen--one a Christian, the other an atheist--duel over God's existence in an illuminating battle of ideas.In God? A Debate between a Christian and an Atheist , William Lane Craig and Walter Sinnott-Armstrong bring to the printed page two debates... more...

  • Handbook on Psychopathy and Lawby Kent A. Kiehl; Walter P. Sinnott-Armstrong

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 119.99

    Psychopaths constitute less than 1% of the general population, but they commit a much larger proportion of crime and violence in society. This volume chronicles the latest science of psychopathy, various ways that psychopaths challenge the criminal justice system, and the major ethical issues arising from this fascinating condition. more...

  • Bioprediction, Biomarkers, and Bad Behaviorby Ilina Singh; Walter P. Sinnott-Armstrong; Julian Savulecu

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 77.99

    Many decisions in law and elsewhere depend on predictions of crimes and mental illnesses. Can biology make these predictions more accurate? Do we want our government to use biology in this way? These questions and more are discussed in this volume by prominent scientists, ethicists, and legal scholars. more...

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