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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

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  • Grounding for the Metaphysics of Moralsby Immanuel Kant; James W. Ellington

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 9.95

    This expanded edition of James Ellington’s preeminent translation includes Ellington’s new translation of Kant’s essay Of a Supposed Right to Lie Because of Philanthropic Concerns in which Kant replies to one of the standard objections to his moral theory as presented in the main text: that it requires us to tell the truth even in the face of disastrous... more...

  • What Money Can't Buyby Michael J. Sandel

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012; US$ 10.50

    Should we pay children to read books or to get good grades? Should we allow corporations to pay for the right to pollute the atmosphere? Is it ethical to pay people to test risky new drugs or to donate their organs? What about hiring mercenaries to fight our wars? Auctioning admission to elite universities? Selling citizenship to immigrants willing... more...

  • Meditationsby Marcus Aurelius

    Open Road Media 2015; US$ 0.99

    Wisdom from one of the greatest philosophical minds in all of Roman history Divided into twelve books, these meditations chronicle Aurelius’s personal quest for self-improvement. This enduring text from one of history’s greatest warriors and leaders has been compared to St. Augustine’s Confessions for its timelessness, clarity, and candor. These... more...

  • The Sunflowerby Simon Wiesenthal

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.95

    A Holocaust survivor's surprising and thought-provoking study of forgiveness, justice, compassion, and human responsibility, featuring contributions from the Dalai Lama, Harry Wu, Cynthia Ozick, Primo Levi, and more. While imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp, Simon Wiesenthal was taken one day from his work detail to the bedside of a dying member... more...

  • Utilitarianismby John Stuart Mill; George Sher

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2002; US$ 4.45

    This expanded edition of John Stuart Mill's Utilitarianism includes the text of his 1868 speech to the British House of Commons defending the use of capital punishment in cases of aggravated murder. The speech is significant both because its topic remains timely and because its arguments illustrate the applicability of the principle of utility... more...

  • The Best Things in Lifeby Thomas Hurka

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 9.99

    An illuminating look at the best things in life--what they are, how to get them, and how they help make our lives more meaningful more...

  • Personal Autonomyby James Stacey Taylor

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 24.00

    This 2003 volume brings together essays addressing the theoretical foundations of concept of autonomy. more...

  • Moral Realism and the Foundations of Ethicsby David Owen Brink

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 72.00

    This book is a systematic and constructive treatment of a number of traditional issues at the foundation of ethics. more...

  • Creating the Kingdom of Endsby Christine M. Korsgaard

    Cambridge University Press 1996; US$ 48.00

    Thirteen essays containing some of the finest work being done on Kant's ethics. more...

  • The Theory and Practice of Autonomyby Gerald Dworkin

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 44.00

    This important new book develops a new concept of autonomy. The notion of autonomy has emerged as central to contemporary moral and political philosophy, particularly in the area of applied ethics. professor Dworkin examines the nature and value of autonomy and uses the concept to analyse various practical moral issues such as proxy consent in the... more...