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Ethics & moral philosophy

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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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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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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

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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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Respecting Animals: A Balanced Approach to Our Relationship with Pets, Food, and Wildlife

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Respecting Animals: A Balanced Approach to Our Relationship with Pets, Food,...

David S. Favre

Ethics & moral philosophy; Animals & society; Agricultural law; Mathematics & Sciences

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A legal scholar and animal-rights expert argues for a practical approach... [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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The Ethics of Authenticity

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The Ethics of Authenticity

Charles Taylor

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

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Everywhere we hear of decline, of a world that was better before the influence of modernity. While some lament Western culture's... [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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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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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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Spinoza: Ethics: Proved in Geometrical Order

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Spinoza: Ethics: Proved in Geometrical Order

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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War: An Enquiry

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War: An Enquiry

A. C. Grayling

Military history; Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Violence in society

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A renowned philosopher challenges long-held views on just wars, ethical conduct during war, why wars occur, how they alter... [more]

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How to Be Free: An Ancient Guide to the Stoic Life

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How to Be Free: An Ancient Guide to the Stoic Life

Epictetus

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

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A superb new edition of Epictetus's famed handbook on Stoicism-translated by one of the world's leading authorities on Stoic... [more]

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How to Be a Friend: An Ancient Guide to True Friendship

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How to Be a Friend: An Ancient Guide to True Friendship

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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

Hardback

Ancient wisdom for modern readers --Page facing title page. [more]

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The Art of Rhetoric

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The Art of Rhetoric

Aristotle

Semantics; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Political science & theory

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Aristotle's Art of Rhetoric is a treatise concerning the theory and practice of the most dynamic form of discourse in Classical... [more]

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The Monarchy of Fear: A Philosopher Looks at Our Political Crisis

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The Monarchy of Fear: A Philosopher Looks at Our Political Crisis

Martha C. Nussbaum (Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics, University of Chicago)

History of the Americas; Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government

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From one of the world's most celebrated moral philosophers comes a thorough examination of the current American political... [more]

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Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

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Against Empathy: The Case for Rational Compassion

Paul Bloom

Ethics & moral philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Psychology: emotions; Popular science

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Guiding us expertly through the experiments, case studies and arguments on all sides, Paul Bloom ultimately shows that some... [more]

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Idleness: A Philosophical Essay

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Idleness: A Philosophical Essay

Brian O'Connor

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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The first book to challenge modern philosophy's case against idleness, revealing why the idle state is one of true freedom... [more]

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Baruch Spinoza's Ethics

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Baruch Spinoza's Ethics

Gary Slater, Andreas Vrahimis

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Nature & existence of God

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Baruch Spinoza's Ethics is a dense masterpiece of sustained argumentative reasoning. It earned its place as one of the most... [more]

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The Ethical Case against Animal Experiments

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The Ethical Case against Animal Experiments

Andrew Linzey, Clair Linzey

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Religious ethics; Animals & society

Paperback

At present, human beings worldwide are using an estimated 115.3 million animals in experiments a normalization of the unthinkable... [more]

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Now: The Physics of Time

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Now: The Physics of Time

Richard A. Muller (University of California, Berkeley)

Ethics & moral philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Time (chronology), time systems & standards; Physics

Paperback

From the celebrated author of the best-selling Physics for Future Presidents comes a provocative, strongly argued book on... [more]

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Ultimate Questions

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Ultimate Questions

Bryan Magee

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

Paperback

We human beings had no say in existing--we just opened our eyes and found ourselves here. We have a fundamental need to understand... [more]

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The Ring of Truth: The Wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung

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The Ring of Truth: The Wisdom of Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung

Roger Scruton

Music; Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900); Individual composers & musicians, bands & groups; Western philosophy: Enlightenment; Philosophy: aesthetics; Ethics & moral philosophy

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The vital, carefully crafted discussion on Wagner's masterpiece, offering deep insight into both the work itself and profound... [more]

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Utilitarianism: A Very Short Introduction

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Utilitarianism: A Very Short Introduction

Katarzyna De Lazari-Radek (Assistant Professor, University of Lodz, Institute of Philosophy), Peter Singer (Ira W. DeCamp Professor of Bioethics, Princeton University & Laureate Professor, University of Melbourne)

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

Paperback

Utilitarianism is one of the most important and influential secular philosophies of modern times, and has drawn considerable... [more]

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The Ethics of Surveillance: An Introduction

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The Ethics of Surveillance: An Introduction

Kevin Macnish

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

Paperback

The Ethics of Surveillance: An Introduction systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding the... [more]

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