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Ethics & moral philosophy

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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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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 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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A Meaning to Life

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A Meaning to Life

Michael Ruse

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Philosophy of religion

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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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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

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Is modernity really failing? [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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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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Why Free Will Is Real

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Why Free Will Is Real

Christian List

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

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Many scientists and scientifically-minded commentators are skeptical that free will exists. In clear, scientifically rigorous... [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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David Hume on Morals, Politics, and Society

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David Hume on Morals, Politics, and Society

David Hume

Philosophy; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

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A compact and accessible edition of Hume's political and moral writings with essays by a distinguished set of contributors... [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

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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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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

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

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

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

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Midlife: A Philosophical Guide

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Midlife: A Philosophical Guide

Kieran Setiya

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Philosophical wisdom and practical advice for overcoming the problems of... [more]

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When All Else Fails: The Ethics of Resistance to State Injustice

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When All Else Fails: The Ethics of Resistance to State Injustice

Jason Brennan

Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Civil rights & citizenship

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Why you have the right to resist unjust government The economist Albert O. Hirschman famously argued that citizens of democracies... [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

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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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Stoicism: A Very Short Introduction

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Stoicism: A Very Short Introduction

Brad Inwood (Professor of Philosophy and Classics, Yale University)

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Stoicism is two things: a long past philosophical school of ancient Greece and Rome, and an enduring philosophical movement... [more]

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The Punitive Society: Lectures at the Coll ge de France, 1972-1973

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The Punitive Society: Lectures at the Coll ge de France, 1972-1973

Alessandro Fontana

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

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These thirteen lectures on the 'punitive society,' delivered at the College de France in the first three months of 1973, examine... [more]

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Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy: Spinoza: Ethics: Proved in Geometrical Order

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Cambridge Texts in the History of Philosophy: Spinoza: Ethics: Proved in...

Matthew Kisner

Philosophy; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Ethics & moral philosophy

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Spinoza's Ethics is one of the most historically and philosophically significant texts of the early modern period. This new... [more]

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Fellow Creatures: Our Obligations to the Other Animals

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Fellow Creatures: Our Obligations to the Other Animals

Christine M. Korsgaard (Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Philosophy, Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Philosophy, Harvard University)

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Animals & society; Ethical issues & debates

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Christine M. Korsgaard presents a compelling new view of our moral relationships to the other animals. She offers challenging... [more]

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