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Ethics & moral philosophy

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Foragers, Farmers, and Fossil Fuels: How Human Values Evolve

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Foragers, Farmers, and Fossil Fuels: How Human Values Evolve

Ian Morris

Social & cultural history; Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & cultural anthropology

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Most people in the world today think democracy and gender equality are good, and that violence and wealth inequality are bad.... [more]

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The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World

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The Ordinary Virtues: Moral Order in a Divided World

Michael Ignatieff

Ethics & moral philosophy; Globalization; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies; Human rights

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During a 3-year 8-nation journey, Michael Ignatieff found that while human rights is the language of states and liberal elites,... [more]

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Thinking about Free Will

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Thinking about Free Will

Peter Van Inwagen

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

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van Inwagen is a major name in the philosophy of free will, and this book, which includes several of his most significant... [more]

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Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories

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Ethical Life: Its Natural and Social Histories

Webb Keane

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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The human propensity to take an ethical stance toward oneself and others is found in every known society, yet we also know... [more]

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Tetralogue: I'm Right, You're Wrong

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Tetralogue: I'm Right, You're Wrong

Timothy Williamson

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

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Four people with radically different views meet on a train and talk about what they believe. Each starts off convinced that... [more]

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The Essential Leviathan: A Modernized Edition

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The Essential Leviathan: A Modernized Edition

Thomas Hobbes

Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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At head of title: Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury LEVIATHAN 1651. [more]

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Does Anything Really Matter?: Essays on Parfit on Objectivity

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Does Anything Really Matter?: Essays on Parfit on Objectivity

Peter Singer

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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In On What Matters Derek Parfit argues that there are objective moral truths, and other normative truths about what we have... [more]

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Strangers Drowning: Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Urge to Help

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Strangers Drowning: Impossible Idealism, Drastic Choices, and the Urge to...

Larissa Macfarquhar

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Sociology; Social, group or collective psychology

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Explores the psychological roots and existential dilemmas that motivate individuals to live lives of extreme ethical commitment,... [more]

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The Philosopher's Dog

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The Philosopher's Dog

Raimond Gaita

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Animals & society

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Originally published: New York: Randomhouse, 2004. [more]

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On What Matters: Volume Three

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On What Matters: Volume Three

Derek Parfit (All Souls, University of Oxford)

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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Derek Parfit presents the third volume of On What Matters, his landmark work of moral philosophy. Parfit develops further... [more]

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Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, and Justice

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Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, and Justice

Martha C. Nussbaum

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

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In this volume based on her 2014 Locke Lectures, Martha C. Nussbaum provides a bracing new view that strips the notion of... [more]

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The Point of View of the Universe: Sidgwick and Contemporary Ethics

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The Point of View of the Universe: Sidgwick and Contemporary Ethics

Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek, Peter Singer

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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What does the idea of taking 'the point of view of the universe' tell us about ethics? Lazari-Radek and Singer defend objectivism... [more]

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The Origins of Ethical Failures: Lessons for Leaders

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The Origins of Ethical Failures: Lessons for Leaders

Mr Dennis Gentilin

Ethics & moral philosophy; Politics & government; Business & Economics; Management: leadership & motivation; Sales & marketing management; Sales & marketing

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In 2001, the author became a member of a FX trading desk at one of Australia's largest banks, the National Australia Bank.... [more]

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Famine, Affluence, and Morality

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Famine, Affluence, and Morality

Peter Singer

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Poverty & unemployment

Hardback

As Bill and Melinda Gates point out in their Foreword, Singer's classic essay Famine, Affluence and Morality, is as relevant... [more]

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The Quest for a Moral Compass: A Global History of Ethics

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The Quest for a Moral Compass: A Global History of Ethics

Kenan Malik (Author)

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy

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A history that has never been told before: the story of the global search for moral truth. [more]

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Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism

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Inventing the Individual: The Origins of Western Liberalism

Larry Siedentop

Ethics & moral philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory

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Asks us to rethink the evolution of the ideas on which modern societies and government are built, and argues that the core... [more]

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Does Altruism Exist?: Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others

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Does Altruism Exist?: Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Others

David Sloan Wilson

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social theory; Social, group or collective psychology; Evolution

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A powerful treatise that demonstrates the existence of altruism in nature, with surprising implications for human society... [more]

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Without God, Is Everything Permitted?: The 20 Big Questions in Ethics

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Without God, Is Everything Permitted?: The 20 Big Questions in Ethics

Julian Baggini

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy

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One of Britain's most eminent philosophers tackles 20 provocative ethical questions. [more]

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Free: Why Science Hasn't Disproved Free Will

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Free: Why Science Hasn't Disproved Free Will

Alfred R. Mele (William H. and Lucyle T. Werkmeister Professor of Philosophy, Florida State University)

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

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Has science proved that free will is an illusion? Some people say yes, citing experiments in neuroscience and psychology.... [more]

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Understanding Ethics

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Understanding Ethics

Noel Preston

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Ethical issues & debates

Paperback

Understanding Ethics introduces ethics, its theories and a mode of responsible ethical decision-making to the reader and examines... [more]

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The Courage to Be: Third Edition

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The Courage to Be: Third Edition

Paul Tillich

Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Religious ethics

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Describes the dilemma of modern man and points a way to the conquest of the problem of anxiety. This title includes a foreword... [more]

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Beyond Good and Evil

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Beyond Good and Evil

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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One of the most iconoclastic philosophers of all time, the author dramatically rejected notions of good and evil, truth and... [more]

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Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement

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Unfit for the Future: The Need for Moral Enhancement

Ingmar Persson (University of Gothenburg), Julian Savulescu (University of Oxford)

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Medical ethics & professional conduct; Bio-ethics

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Unfit for the Future argues that the future of our species depends on radical enhancement of the moral aspects of our nature.... [more]

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Discourses, Fragments, Handbook

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Discourses, Fragments, Handbook

Epictetus

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

Paperback

This is the only complete modern translation of Epictetus's Discourses, together with the Handbook and fragments. A major... [more]

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On the Genealogy of Morals

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On the Genealogy of Morals

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Paperback

Features three essays that offer insights into Nietzsche's theories of morality and human psychology. [more]

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