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Ethics & moral philosophy

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Buddhist Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

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Buddhist Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Damien Keown (Reader in Buddhism, Goldsmith's College, University of London)

Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Comparative religion; Buddhism

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Interest in Buddhist thought has grown dramatically, and with it, the desire to understand where Buddhism stands on a range... [more]

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On Bullshit

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On Bullshit

Harry G. Frankfurt

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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Explores how bullshit is distinct from lying. This book argues that bullshitters misrepresent themselves to their audience... [more]

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What is Good?: The Search for the Best Way to Live

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What is Good?: The Search for the Best Way to Live

A. C. Grayling

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Self-help & personal development

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AC Grayling answers the question - How do we live a good life? [more]

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The Nicomachean Ethics

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The Nicomachean Ethics

Aristotle

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

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Addresses the question of how to live well, and originates the concept of cultivating a virtuous character as the basis of... [more]

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Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

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Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Simon Blackburn (Professor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge)

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

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In this introduction to ethics Simon Blackburn tackles the major moral questions surrounding birth, death, happiness, desire... [more]

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Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals

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Metaphysics as a Guide to Morals

Iris Murdoch

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Ethics & moral philosophy

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Here, drawing on a novelists insight into art, literature and psychology, Iris Murdoch conducts an ongoing debate with major... [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; Literature, Poetry & Criticism

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Rejects the tradition of Western thought with its notions of truth and God, good and evil. This work demonstrates that the... [more]

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Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics: Translation, Introduction, Commentary

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Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics: Translation, Introduction, Commentary

Sarah Broadie (University of St Andrews), Christopher Rowe (University of Durham)

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

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In a new English translation by Christopher Rowe, this text of moral philosophy is accompanied here by an extended introduction... [more]

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Kant: A Very Short Introduction

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Kant: A Very Short Introduction

Roger Scruton (formerly Lecturer in philosophy 1971-79, Reader 1979-85, Professor of aesthetics 1985-92 at Birkbeck College, University of London)

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

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Kant is arguably the most influential modern philosopher, but also one of the most difficult. Roger Scruton explores the background... [more]

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Hegel: A Very Short Introduction

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Hegel: A Very Short Introduction

Peter Singer

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

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Peter Singer eliminates any excuse for remaining ignorant of the outlines of Hegel's philosophy by providing a discussion... [more]

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Lectures on the History of Moral Philosophy

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Lectures on the History of Moral Philosophy

John Rawls, Barbara Herman

History: specific events & topics; Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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John Rawls, in three decades of teaching at Harvard, has had a profound influence on the development of philosophical ethics.... [more]

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The Fable of the Bees and Other Writings: Publick Benefits'

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The Fable of the Bees and Other Writings: Publick Benefits'

Bernard Mandeville

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Sociology & anthropology

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Published anonymously in 1723, The Fable of the Bees by Bernard Mandeville came to be regarded as the epitome of immorality.... [more]

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How Are We To Live?

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How Are We To Live?

Peter Singer

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy

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Singer suggests that people who take an ethical approach to life often find a deeper satisfaction in what they are doing.... [more]

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Nicomachean Ethics

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Nicomachean Ethics

Aristotle

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

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The Nicomachean Ethics , along with its sequel, the Politics , is Aristotle's most widely read and influential work. Ideas... [more]

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I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche

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I Am Dynamite!: A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche

Sue Prideaux

Biography; Biography: historical, political & military; Western philosophy, from c 1900 -; Ethics & moral philosophy

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The Times Biography of the Year Longlisted for the Rathbones Folio Prize 2019 'A strikingly original portrait of Nietzsche... [more]

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Subjectivity and Truth: Lectures at the College de France, 1980-1981

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Subjectivity and Truth: Lectures at the College de France, 1980-1981

Michel Foucault

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Gender studies, gender groups

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First published in France by aEditions du Seuil/Gallimard under the title Subjectivitae et vaeritae: Cours au Collaege de... [more]

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The Reasons of Love

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The Reasons of Love

Harry G. Frankfurt

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy

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Argues that the key to a fulfilled life is to pursue wholeheartedly what one cares about, that love is the most authoritative... [more]

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Boy the Mole the Fox and the Horse (GN)

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Boy the Mole the Fox and the Horse (GN)

Charlie Mackesy

Graphic novels: literary & memoirs; Fiction-related items; Ethics & moral philosophy; Assertiveness, motivation & self-esteem

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From a revered British illustrator comes a modern fable for all ages that explores life's universal lessons, featuring 100... [more]

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Tolerance among the Virtues

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Tolerance among the Virtues

John R. Bowlin

Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Philosophy of religion; Religious ethics

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In a pluralistic society such as ours, tolerance is a virtue-but it doesn't always seem so. Some suspect that it entangles... [more]

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Morality: Why we need it and how to find it

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Morality: Why we need it and how to find it

Jonathan Sacks

Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Christian theology; Judaism: theology

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Internationally acclaimed thought-leader Jonathan Sacks demonstrates how we can build a strong collective morality for the... [more]

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The Theology of Liberalism: Political Philosophy and the Justice of God

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The Theology of Liberalism: Political Philosophy and the Justice of God...

Eric Nelson

Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Popular philosophy; Politics & government; Conservatism & right-of-centre democratic ideologies

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Modern liberal political philosophy is closely associated with post-1945 secularism. But Eric Nelson contends that the liberal... [more]

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How to Think about God: An Ancient Guide for Believers and Nonbelievers

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How to Think about God: An Ancient Guide for Believers and Nonbelievers...

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Philosophy; History of Western philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Philosophy of religion; Self-help & personal development

Hardback

A vivid and accessible new translation of Cicero's influential Stoic writings on the divine. [more]

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How to Be a Leader: An Ancient Guide to Wise Leadership

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How to Be a Leader: An Ancient Guide to Wise Leadership

Plutarch

History; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; History of Western philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Self-help & personal development

Hardback

Timeless advice on how to be a successful leader in any field. [more]

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Infinite Baseball: Notes from a Philosopher at the Ballpark

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Infinite Baseball: Notes from a Philosopher at the Ballpark

Alva Noe (Professor of Philosophy, Professor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley)

Ethics & moral philosophy; Philosophy of religion; Sports & outdoor recreation; Baseball

Paperback

Baseball is a strange sport: it consists of long periods in which little seems to be happening, punctuated by high-energy... [more]

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Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny

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Down Girl: The Logic of Misogyny

Kate Manne

Ethics & moral philosophy; Society & Social Sciences; Popular beliefs & controversial knowledge; Gender studies: women; Sex & sexuality, sex manuals

Paperback

Down Girl is a broad, original, and far ranging analysis of what misogyny is and how it works. The philosopher Kate Manne... [more]

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