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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

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  • Natural Moralitiesby David B Wong

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 29.99

    In this book, David B. Wong defends an ambitious and important new version of moral relativism. He does not espouse the type of relativism that says anything goes, but he does start with a relativist stance against alternative theories such that there need not be only one universal truth. Wong proposes that there can be a plurality of true moralities... more...

  • Reconciling Our Aimsby Allan Gibbard; Barry Stroud

    Oxford University Press 2008; US$ 22.99

    In these three Tanner lectures, distinguished ethical theorist Allan Gibbard explores the nature of normative thought and the bases of ethics. more...

  • Thoughts Evoked by the Census of Moscowby Leo Nikolayevich Tolstoy

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Tolstoy's Thoughts Evoked by the Census of Moscow (1884-1885) is a severely critical account of the Russian establishment and government. It is a masterwork that stimulated the nation and sensitized people to the problems faced by the lower classes: it motivated the Russian nation and equipped them for the revolution. more...

  • Goodness and Adviceby Judith Jarvis Thomson; Amy Gutmann; Philip Fisher; Martha C. Nussbaum; J. B. Schneewind; Barbara Herrnstein Smith

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 32.95 US$ 29.98

    How should we live? What do we owe to other people? In Goodness and Advice , the eminent philosopher Judith Jarvis Thomson explores how we should go about answering such fundamental questions. In doing so, she makes major advances in moral philosophy, pointing to some deep problems for influential moral theories and describing the structure of a... more...

  • Vorlesung zur Moralphilosophieby Immanuel Kant; Manfred Kühn; Werner Stark

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 63.00

    Die "Vorlesung über Moralphilosophie" aus den 1770er Jahren ist eine wichtige Erläuterung und Ergänzung zur "Grundlegung der Metaphysik der Sitten" von 1785. Die Neuedition der so genannten Menzer-Vorlesung präsentiert diese Vorlesung auf dem aktuellen Stand der Forschung. Zugrunde gelegt ist die Nachschrift Kaehler, die seit 1997 zum... more...

  • Ethics in Practiceby Andrew Alexandra; Seumas Miller

    University of NSW Press 2009; US$ 45.00

    Dozens of times a day we are faced with moral dilemmas, and our judgments and actions are guided by our sense of what is right or wrong. But there are times when we find ourselves facing situations of moral complexity and uncertainty. Drawing on numerous case studies, Ethics in Practice is a practical and absorbing discussion on ethics and moral theory,... more...

  • Moral Psychologyby Sergio Tenenbaum

    Editions Rodopi 2007; US$ 98.00

    In recent decades the central questions of moral psychology have attracted renewed interest. Contemporary work on moral motivation and the rationality of moral action has broadened its focus to include a wide array of related issues. New interpretations of historical figures have also contributed to conceptual advances in moral psychology, in a way... more...

  • Inwardness and Moralityby Eric Wolf Fried

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 44.80

    This book reminds us that “in inwardness I am in myself. ” It defines our experience in terms of subjectivity, private self-awareness, and complex relationships between interiority and outwardness. The book shows that our inwardness need not confine us to narcissistic self-absorption, but may expand our capacity for richer, more sympathetic... more...

  • Pragmatic Moral Realismby Sami Pihlstrom

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 56.00

    This book examines the issue of moral realism from a pragmatist point of view, drawing attention to our human practices of ethical evaluation and deliberation. It defends the essentially ungrounded and humanly fundamental place of ethics in our thought and action. Ethics must remain beyond justification and ubiquitous in our human form(s) of life. more...

  • Beyond Moralismby John Shelby Spong

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 7.99

    This thought-provoking guide takes a candid look at the moral issues we face in our daily lives. Using the Ten Commandments as a starting point, the authors bring fresh analysis to such problems as the morality of war in a nuclear age, equitable tax structures, abortion, marital fidelity, capital punishment, care of aging parents, euthanasia, homosexuality,... more...