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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

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  • Meditations

    A New Translation

    Translated by Gregory Hays ...
    Nearly two thousand years after it was written, Meditations remains profoundly relevant for anyone seeking to lead a meaningful life.Few ancient works have been as influential as the Meditations of Marcus Aurelius, philosopher and emperor of Rome (A.D. 161–180). A series of spiritual exercises filled with wisdom, practical guidance, and profound understanding of human behavior, it remains one of ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Ethical Slut, Third Edition

    A Practical Guide to Polyamory, Open Relationships, and Other Freedoms in Sex and Love

    The classic guide to love, sex, and intimacy beyond the limits of conventional monogamy has been fully updated to reflect today’s modern attitudes and the latest information on nontraditional relationships.“One of the most useful relationship books you could ever read, no matter what your lifestyle choices. It’s chock-full of great information about communication, jealousy, asking for what you ... Read more

    $11.99 USD

  • Pursuits of Wisdom

    Six Ways of Life in Ancient Philosophy from Socrates to Plotinus

    This is a major reinterpretation of ancient philosophy that recovers the long Greek and Roman tradition of philosophy as a complete way of life--and not simply an intellectual discipline. Distinguished philosopher John Cooper traces how, for many ancient thinkers, philosophy was not just to be studied or even used to solve particular practical problems. Rather, philosophy--not just ethics but even ... Read more

    $17.99 USD

  • Choices Under Fire

    Moral Dimensions of World War II

    by Michael Bess ...
    World War II was the quintessential “good war.” It was not, however, a conflict free of moral ambiguity, painful dilemmas, and unavoidable compromises. Was the bombing of civilian populations in Germany and Japan justified? Were the Nuremberg and Tokyo war crimes trials legally scrupulous? What is the legacy bequeathed to the world by Hiroshima? With wisdom and clarity, Michael Bess brings a fresh ... Read more

    $8.99 USD

  • The Little Book of Humanism

    Universal lessons on finding purpose, meaning and joy

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWe all want to lead a happy life. Traditionally, when in need of guidance, comfort or inspiration, many people turn to religion. But there has been another way to learn how to live well - the humanist way - and in today's more secular world, it is more relevant than ever.In THE LITTLE BOOK OF HUMANISM, Alice Roberts and Andrew Copson share over two thousand years of ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • 2084

    Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humanity

    You don't have to be a computer scientist to get involved in the discussion about where artificial intelligence and technology are going.What will the year 2084 hold for you--for your friends, for your family, and for our society? Are we doomed to the grim dystopia imagined in George Orwell’s 1984?In 2084, scientist and philosopher John Lennox will introduce you to a kaleidoscope of ideas: the key ... Read more

    $2.99 USD

  • The Animal That Therefore I Am

    Translated by David Wills ...
    series Perspectives in Continental Philosophy
    The translated, complete text of Derrida’s 1997 ten-hour address, “The Autobiographical Animal,” focusing on the industrialized treatment of animals.The Animal That Therefore I Am is at once an affectionate look back over the multiple roles played by animals in Derrida’s work and a profound philosophical investigation and critique of the relegation of animal life that takes place as a result of ... Read more

    $14.39 USD

  • Critique de la raison pratique

    L'éthique kantienne et la philosophie morale - Réponse à la question: que dois-je faire? (La suite de la Critique de la raison pure)

    by Emmanuel Kant ...
    Translated by François Picavet ...
    Critique de la raison pratique abandonne l'analyse de la raison dans son usage spéculatif pour se consacrer à son usage pratique. Elle concerne donc le domaine de l'agir et non plus celui de la connaissance théorique. Elle aura une influence déterminante dans les champs de l'éthique et de la philosophie morale. L'une des innovations notables de la Critique de la raison pratique par rapport à la ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • The Treatise of the Three Impostors

    by Anonymous ...
    series Critical Editions
    Those familiar with "The Treatise of the Three Impostors" recognize it as an Enlightenment-era indictment against the foundations of three major religions — Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. That's only half the story. Published anonymously and attributed to numerous dates, places of origin, and authors — some real, some fantastic — "Three Impostors" is better understood as a performative act of ... Read more

    $4.95 USD

  • Discourses, Fragments, Handbook

    Translated by Robin Hard ...
    series Oxford World's Classics
    'About things that are within our power and those that are not.' Epictetus's Discourses have been the most widely read and influential of all writings of Stoic philosophy, from antiquity onwards. They set out the core ethical principles of Stoicism in a form designed to help people put them into practice and to use them as a basis for leading a good human life. Epictetus was a teacher, and a freed ... Read more

    $11.39 USD

  • One World Now

    The Ethics of Globalization

    by Peter Singer ...
    One World Now seamlessly integrates major developments of the past decade into Peter Singer's classic text on the ethics of globalization, One World. Singer, often described as the world's most influential philosopher, here addresses such essential concerns as climate change, economic globalization, foreign aid, human rights, immigration, and the responsibility to protect people from genocide and ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • The Silence of Animals

    On Progress and Other Modern Myths

    by John Gray ...
    A searching, captivating look at the persistence of myth in our modern world"By nature volatile and discordant, the human animal looks to silence for relief from being itself while other creatures enjoy silence as their birthright."In a book by turns chilling and beautiful, John Gray continues the thinking that made his Straw Dogs such a cult classic.Gray draws on an extraordinary array of memoirs ... Read more

    $9.99 USD

  • The Practicing Stoic

    A Philosophical User's Manual

    “Farnsworth beautifully integrates his own observations with scores of quotations from Epictetus, Seneca, Marcus Aurelius, Montaigne and others. This isn’t just a book to read—it’s a book to return to, a book that will provide perspective and consolation at times of heartbreak or calamity.”—The Washington PostSee more clearly, live more wisely, and bear the burdens of this life with greater ease ... Read more

    $8.69 USD

  • On Evil

    In this witty, accessible study, the prominent Marxist thinker Terry Eagleton launches a surprising defense of the reality of evil, drawing on literary, theological, and psychoanalytic sources to suggest that evil, no mere medieval artifact, is a real phenomenon with palpable force in our contemporary world.In a book that ranges from St. Augustine to alcoholism, Thomas Aquinas to Thomas Mann, ... Read more

    $12.39 USD

  • Bioethics Beyond the Headlines

    Who Lives? Who Dies? Who Decides?

    Bioethics asks fundamental questions. 'Who lives? Who dies? Who decides?' These questions are relevant to us all. Too often, the general public's sole encounter with these weighty questions is through sound bites fed to us by the media—where complex, difficult matters are typically presented in superficial and inaccurate terms. Here, renowned bioethicist Albert R. Jonsen equips readers with the ... Read more

    $35.09 USD

  • Cosmopolitanism: Ethics in a World of Strangers (Issues of Our Time)

    series Issues of Our Time #0
    “A brilliant and humane philosophy for our confused age.”—Samantha Power, author of A Problem from HellKwame Anthony Appiah’s landmark new work, featured on the cover of the New York Times Magazine, challenges the separatist doctrines espoused in books like Samuel Huntington’s The Clash of Civilizations. Reviving the ancient philosophy of “cosmopolitanism,” a school of thought that dates to the ... Read more

    $12.29 USD

  • The Moral Landscape

    How Science Can Determine Human Values

    by Sam Harris ...
    New York Times bestselling author Sam Harris’s first book, The End of Faith, ignited a worldwide debate about the validity of religion. In the aftermath, Harris discovered that most people—from religious fundamentalists to non-believing scientists—agree on one point: science has nothing to say on the subject of human values. Indeed, our failure to address questions of meaning and morality through ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Un-Civil War: Blacks vs Niggers

    A multi-generational clash continues between two oppositional cultures within the African-American community. This uninterrupted animosity stems from the subculture’s self-defeating, anti-society, values conflicting with the forward-thinking, pro-society values of BLACKS. As evidenced by the unparalleled amounts of homicides, violence, and mayhem occurring in the African-American community, this ... Read more

    $4.95 USD

  • Lawyers and Fidelity to Law

    Even lawyers who obey the law often seem to act unethically--interfering with the discovery of truth, subverting justice, and inflicting harm on innocent people. Standard arguments within legal ethics attempt to show why it is permissible to do something as a lawyer that it would be wrong to do as an ordinary person. But in the view of most critics these arguments fail to turn wrongs into rights. ... Read more

    $19.49 USD

  • Justice for Hedgehogs

    In Dworkin’s master work, the central thesis is that all areas of value depend on one another. This is one, big thing that the hedgehog knows, in contrast to the fox, who knows many little things. Dworkin’s understanding of the relationship—between ethics, morality, and political morality—is significantly revised and also greatly elaborated. He argues that “dignity” is the essential core of living ... Read more

    $15.89 USD

  • Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2

    by Plutarch ...
    Plutarch's Lives, written at the beginning of the second century A.D., is a brilliant social history of the ancient world by one of the greatest biographers and moralists of all time. In what is by far his most famous and influential work, Plutarch reveals the character and personality of his subjects and how they led ultimately to tragedy or victory. Richly anecdotal and full of detail, Volume I ... Read more

    $13.99 USD

  • The Animal Rights Debate

    Abolition or Regulation?

    series Critical Perspectives on Animals: Theory, Culture, Science, and Law
    Gary L. Francione is a law professor and leading philosopher of animal rights theory. Robert Garner is a political theorist specializing in the philosophy and politics of animal protection. Francione maintains that we have no moral justification for using nonhumans and argues that because animals are property-or economic commodities-laws or industry practices requiring "humane" treatment will, as ... Read more

    $28.79 USD

  • Atheist Manifesto

    The Case Against Christianity, Judaism, and Islam

    by Michel Onfray ...
    This hugely controversial work demonstrates convincingly how the world’s three major monotheistic religions—Christianity, Judaism, and Islam—have attempted to suppress knowledge, science, pleasure, and desire, condemning nonbelievers often to death. Not since Nietzsche has a work so groundbreaking and explosive questioned the role of the world’s three major monotheistic religions. If Nietzsche ... Read more

    $10.99 USD

  • Manifiesto animalista

    La violencia contra los animales es un ataque directo a nuestra humanidad. Eso demuestra Corine Pelluchon en este breve ensayo, pragmático, controvertido y que supone una contribución radical a la ética y la filosofía política.Luchar contra el maltrato animal es rebelarse contra una sociedad basada en la explotación, y por ello la causa animalista es una cuestión política mayor que nos concierne a ... Read more

    $5.99 USD