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Ethics & moral philosophy

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Lessons in Stoicism: What Ancient Philosophers Teach Us about How to Live

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Lessons in Stoicism: What Ancient Philosophers Teach Us about How to Live...

John Sellars

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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What aspects of your life do you really control? What do you do when you cannot guarantee that things will turn out in your... [more]

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Outgrowing God: A Beginner's Guide

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Outgrowing God: A Beginner's Guide

Richard Dawkins (Oxford University)

Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Agnosticism & atheism

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Should we believe in God? [more]

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Rage Inside the Machine: The Prejudice of Algorithms, and How to Stop the Internet Making Bigots of Us All

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Rage Inside the Machine: The Prejudice of Algorithms, and How to Stop the...

Robert Elliott Smith

Ethics & moral philosophy; Business ethics; Digital lifestyle; Artificial intelligence

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We live in a world increasingly ruled by technology; we seem as governed by technology as we do by laws and regulations. Frighteningly... [more]

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Our Great Purpose: Adam Smith on Living a Better Life

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Our Great Purpose: Adam Smith on Living a Better Life

Ryan Patrick Hanley

Biography: historical, political & military; Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Economics; Self-help & personal development

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Hanley shows how Smith set forth a vision of the worthy life that is uniquely suited to people today. Full of invaluable insights... [more]

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A Philosophy of Luxury

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A Philosophy of Luxury

Lambert Wiesing

Theory of art; Philosophy; Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy; Cultural studies

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In this thought-provoking book Lambert Wiesing asks simply: What is luxury? Drawing on a fascinating range of examples, he... [more]

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The Secret World of Farm Animals

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The Secret World of Farm Animals

Jeffrey Masson

Ethics & moral philosophy; Animals & society; Psychology: emotions; Mathematics & Sciences; Farm & working animals

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`An unbelievably inspiring book' Peter Wohlleben, author of The Hidden Life of TreesDid you know that pigs frequently throw... [more]

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Republic

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Republic

Plato

Ethics & moral philosophy

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In the definitive philosophic work the Republic, now available in a highly designed paperback with flaps, Plato ponders the... [more]

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Meditations

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Meditations

Marcus Aurelius

Biography: historical, political & military; Ethics & moral philosophy

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In Meditations, now available in a highly designed paperback with flaps, Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius, who ruled from 161... [more]

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The Three Dimensions of Freedom

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The Three Dimensions of Freedom

Billy Bragg

Literary essays; Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & politics; Politics & government

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He shows us that Freedom requires three dimensions to function: Liberty, Equality, and Accountability - and the result is... [more]

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The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought

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The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship...

Dennis C. Rasmussen

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Economic history

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The story of the greatest of all philosophical friendships-and how it influenced modern thought David Hume is arguably... [more]

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Ethics into Action: Learning from a Tube of Toothpaste

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Ethics into Action: Learning from a Tube of Toothpaste

Peter Singer

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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More than twenty years after its publication, Peter Singer's Ethics into Action continues to inspire new activists through... [more]

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The Memorabilia

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The Memorabilia

Xenophon

Ethics & moral philosophy

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Composed many years after Socrates' death, these dialogues were assembled by one of the philosopher's former students and... [more]

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Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault

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Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault...

Stephen Hicks

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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Tracing postmodernism from its roots in Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Immanuel Kant to their development in thinkers such as Michel... [more]

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress

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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress...

Steven Pinker

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Philosophy of science

Paperback

Is modernity really failing? [more]

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A Meaning to Life

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A Meaning to Life

Michael Ruse

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Philosophy of religion

Hardback

Does human life have any meaning? Does the question even make sense today? For centuries, the question of the meaning or purpose... [more]

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Irrationality: A History of the Dark Side of Reason

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Irrationality: A History of the Dark Side of Reason

Justin E. H. Smith

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Philosophy: logic; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; History of ideas

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A fascinating history that reveals the ways in which the pursuit of rationality often leads to an explosion of irrationality... [more]

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A Lot of People Are Saying: The New Conspiracism and the Assault on Democracy

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A Lot of People Are Saying: The New Conspiracism and the Assault on Democracy...

Nancy L. Rosenblum, Russell Muirhead

History; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Conspiracy theories; Political science & theory; Political structures: democracy

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How the new conspiracists are undermining democracy-and what can be done about it Conspiracy theories are as old as politics.... [more]

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The Joyous Science

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The Joyous Science

Friedrich Nietzsche

Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy

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The Joyous Science is a liberating voyage of discovery as Nietzsche's realization that 'God is dead' and his critique of morality,... [more]

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Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice

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Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, Justice

Martha C. Nussbaum (Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, Law School and the Philosophy Department at the University of Chicago)

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

Paperback

Anger is not just ubiquitous, it is also popular. Many people think it is impossible to care sufficiently for justice without... [more]

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How to Keep Your Cool: An Ancient Guide to Anger Management

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How to Keep Your Cool: An Ancient Guide to Anger Management

Seneca

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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Timeless wisdom on controlling anger in personal life and politics from the Roman Stoic philosopher and statesman Seneca.... [more]

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The Incorporeal: Ontology, Ethics, and the Limits of Materialism

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The Incorporeal: Ontology, Ethics, and the Limits of Materialism

Elizabeth Grosz

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy; Feminism & feminist theory

Paperback

A new resolution of the mind-body problem that reconciles materialism and idealism. [more]

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Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality

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Science and the Good: The Tragic Quest for the Foundations of Morality

James Davison Hunter, Paul Nedelisky

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & science; Philosophy of science; History of science

Hardback

Why efforts to create a scientific basis of morality are doomed to fail [more]

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What Is Philosophy for?

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What Is Philosophy for?

Mary Midgley

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

Paperback

Why should anybody take an interest in philosophy? Is it just another detailed study like metallurgy? Or is it similar to... [more]

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Genetic Ethics: An Introduction

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Genetic Ethics: An Introduction

Colin Farrelly

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Ethical issues: scientific & technological developments; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Genetics (non-medical)

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In this deftly written book, philosopher Colin Farrelly contemplates the various ethical and social quandaries raised by the... [more]

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Atheist Overreach: What Atheism Can't Deliver

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Atheist Overreach: What Atheism Can't Deliver

Christian Smith

Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Religion: general; Agnosticism & atheism; Human rights

Hardback

In recent years atheism has become ever more visible, acceptable, and influential. Atheist apologists have become increasingly... [more]

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