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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

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  • Fornuftens perversionby Mikkel Thorup

    Aarhus University Press 2008; US$ 26.40

    Er det sandt, at oplysning fører lige fra den franske revolution til nutidens demokrati? Ikke, hvis man spørger modoplysningen, som denne bog beskriver: Oplysningsfilosofien perverterer det, der gør livet stabilt og sandt, den forvandler mennesket til noget monstrøst, friheden til trældom og terror - og fornuften til ufornuft.Modoplysningen er både... more...

  • Om krigby Carl von Clausewitz; Mikkel Thorup; Mogens Chrom Jacobsen

    Aarhus University Press 2010; US$ 17.60

    Skal baggrunden for krig søges i de sorteste og hemmeligste afkroge af menneskets sjæl? Eller er krig resultatet af en rationel forfølgelse af klart definerede politiske mål? Indblik i menneskers mod, kækhed, dristighed, frygt, men også moralske kræfter og militære fornuft er alt sammen vigtige elementer i Carl von Clausewitz' klassiske afhandling... more...

  • What Should I Do?by Alexander George; Elisa Mai

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 10.99

    Life throws moral questions at us every day — about our family, social, and working relationships, about what the fair or decent thing to do is, about how society should be run. In this book a panel of distinguished philosophers offer lively and enlightening answers to a wide range of challenging questions submitted by members of the public. more...

  • Analytische Einführung in die Ethikby Dieter Birnbacher

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 35.00

    Für die 3. Auflage wurde der Band durchgesehen und die Literaturliste aktualisiert. Der Band gibt einen Überblick über die Probleme der Moralphilosophie und die Antworten der Ethik auf die Frage nach dem Wesen, den Funktionen und den Inhalten der Moral. Ein besonderer Akzent liegt auf der Unterscheidung der Ebenen, auf denen moralische... more...

  • The Nature of Intrinsic Valueby Michael J. Zimmerman

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2001; US$ 43.50

    At the heart of ethics lies the concept of intrinsic value. It is at work when we assess whether a person is virtuous or vicious, and acts rightly or wrongly. This book investigates the nature of intrinsic value: what sort of thing has it, and how it is measured or quantified. more...

  • Philosophy for a Better Worldby Floris Van Den Berg

    Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 14.99

    You won’t see the world in the same light after reading this urgent and inspiring call to action.   In this thought-provoking book, Dutch philosopher Floris van den Berg proposes a new perspective, called universal subjectivism , which can be adopted by anyone regardless of religious or philosophical orientation. It takes into consideration... more...

  • Contemporary Ethical Issuesby Walter G. Jeffko

    Prometheus Books 2013; US$ 11.99

    Now in a newly revised third edition, this insightful exploration of contemporary ethical issues considers a series of compelling moral problems from a personalist perspective influenced by the Scottish philosopher John Macmurray (1891-1976). In many publications spanning fifty years, most notably his Gifford Lectures titled "The Form of the Personal,"... more...

  • Integrity and the Virtues of Reasonby Greg Scherkoske

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 30.00

    Scherkoske situates integrity as an epistemic virtue and moves the debate surrounding impartial moral theories in important new directions. more...

  • The Definition of Good (Routledge Revivals)by Alfred C Ewing

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    First published in Great Britain in 1948, this book examines the definition of goodness as being distinct from the question of What things are good? Although less immediately and obviously practical, Dr. Ewing argues that the former question is more fundamental since it raises the issue of whether ethics is explicable wholly in terms of something... more...

  • Evil and Moral Psychologyby Peter Brian Barry

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book examines what makes someone an evil person and how evil people are different from merely bad people. Rather than focusing on the "problem of evil" that occupies philosophers of religion, Barry looks instead to moral psychology—the intersection of ethics and psychology. He provides both a philosophical account of what evil people are like... more...