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Ethics & moral philosophy

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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

Hardback

Many scientists and scientifically-minded commentators are skeptical that free will exists. In clear, scientifically rigorous... [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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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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This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom

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This Life: Secular Faith and Spiritual Freedom

Martin Hagglund

Philosophy; Philosophy: metaphysics & ontology; Ethics & moral philosophy; Philosophy of religion; Spiritualism; Psychic powers & psychic phenomena

Hardback

A profound, original, and accessible book that offers a new secular vision of how we can lead our lives. Ranging from fundamental... [more]

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The Platform Society: Public Values in a Connective World

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The Platform Society: Public Values in a Connective World

Jose van Dijck (Distinguished University Professor, Distinguished University Professor, Utrecht University), Thomas Poell (Senior Lecturer in New Media & Digital Culture, Senior Lecturer in New Media & Digital Culture, University of Amsterdam), Martijn de Waal (Professor, Professor, University of Amsterdam)

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Impact of science & technology on society; Digital lifestyle

Paperback

In The Platform Society, Van Dijck, Poell and De Waal offer a comprehensive analysis of an online world where platforms have... [more]

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The Methods of Ethics

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The Methods of Ethics

Henry Sidgwick

Anthologies (non-poetry); History; Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Jurisprudence & general issues; Legal ethics & professional conduct

Paperback

Published in 1874, this is first edition of Sidgwick's masterpiece on moral philosophy, arguing the utilitarian approach to... [more]

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On Human Nature

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On Human Nature

Roger Scruton

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; States of consciousness

Paperback

A brief, radical defense... [more]

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Thinking Off Your Feet: How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophy

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Thinking Off Your Feet: How Empirical Psychology Vindicates Armchair Philosophy...

Michael Strevens

Philosophy; Analytical philosophy & Logical Positivism; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Ethics & moral philosophy; Popular philosophy; Cognitivism, cognitive theory

Hardback

In an original defense of armchair philosophy, Michael Strevens seeks to restore philosophy to its traditional position as... [more]

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Donald Davidson's Triangulation Argument: A Philosophical Inquiry

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Donald Davidson's Triangulation Argument: A Philosophical Inquiry

Robert H. Myers (York University, Canada), Claudine Verheggen (University of York, Canada)

Philosophy of language; Philosophy; Philosophy of mind; Ethics & moral philosophy

Paperback

According to many commentators, Davidson's earlier work on philosophy of action and truth-theoretic semantics is the basis... [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

Paperback

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

Michel Foucault

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

Paperback

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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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

Hardback

Who hasn't heard of 'God is dead' or 'That which does not kill us makes us stronger'? Friedrich Nietzsche's work forms the... [more]

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Power, Pleasure, and Profit: Insatiable Appetites from Machiavelli to Madison

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Power, Pleasure, and Profit: Insatiable Appetites from Machiavelli to Madison...

David Wootton

Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Politics & government; Political science & theory; Economic theory & philosophy

Hardback

David Wootton guides us through four centuries of Western thought to show how new ideas about politics, ethics, and economics... [more]

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Aquinas and the Market: Toward a Humane Economy

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Aquinas and the Market: Toward a Humane Economy

Mary L. Hirschfeld

Ethics & moral philosophy; Religious ethics; Roman Catholicism, Roman Catholic Church; Theology; Business & Economics; Economic theory & philosophy

Hardback

Economists investigate the workings of markets and tend to set ethical questions aside. Theologians often dismiss economics,... [more]

$89.00

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The Many Futures of a Decision

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The Many Futures of a Decision

Jay Lampert (Duquesne University, USA)

Philosophy; Phenomenology & Existentialism; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

Paperback

Combining two a central topics in philosophy in the 20th Century, this book considers the ethics and impact of decision-making... [more]

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Technology and the Virtues: A Philosophical Guide to a Future Worth Wanting

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Technology and the Virtues: A Philosophical Guide to a Future Worth Wanting...

Shannon Vallor (S.J. Professor in the Department of Philosophy, S.J. Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Santa Clara University)

Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Impact of science & technology on society

Paperback

New technologies from artificial intelligence to drones, and biomedical enhancement make the future of the human family increasingly... [more]

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The Ethics of Ambiguity

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The Ethics of Ambiguity

Simone De Beauvoir

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

Paperback

Translation of: Pour une morale de l'ambigueitae. [more]

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Virtue, Happiness, Knowledge: Themes from the Work of Gail Fine and Terence Irwin

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Virtue, Happiness, Knowledge: Themes from the Work of Gail Fine and Terence...

David O. Brink (Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego), Susan Sauve Meyer (Professor of Philosophy, Professor of Philosophy, University of Pennsylvania), Christopher Shields (Shuster Professor of Philosophy, Shuster Professor of Philosophy, University of Notre Dame)

Philosophy; Western philosophy: Ancient, to c 500; Western philosophy: c 1600 to c 1900; Philosophy: epistemology & theory of knowledge; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

Hardback

Fifteen leading philosophers explore a set of themes from the pioneering work of Gail Fine and Terence Irwin in the history... [more]

$112.95

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I Feel You: A Journey to the Far Reaches of Empathy

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I Feel You: A Journey to the Far Reaches of Empathy

Cris Beam

Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy; Psychology; Child & developmental psychology; Popular psychology

Paperback

Every generation, a phrase enters our consciousness. In the sixties it was civil rights; in the eighties, it was self-esteem;... [more]

$32.99

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Thinking and Being

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Thinking and Being

Irad Kimhi

Philosophy; Philosophy: logic; Ethics & moral philosophy; Social & political philosophy

Hardback

Frege argued that psychological laws of thought-which explicate how we in fact think-must be distinguished from logical laws... [more]

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Intuitive Thinking as a Spiritual Path

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Intuitive Thinking as a Spiritual Path

Rudolf Steiner

Ethics & moral philosophy; Psychology

Hardback

Intuitive Thinking as a Spiritual Path is Rudolf Steiner's most important work. In it he explains the two aspects of free... [more]

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Unimaginable: What We Imagine and What We Can't

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Unimaginable: What We Imagine and What We Can't

Graham Ward

Literary studies: general; Philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion: general; History of ideas

Hardback

What we imagine can crush us or create us, destroy us or heal us; it can pitch us into battles with demons or set us among... [more]

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Genuine Pretending: On the Philosophy of the Zhuangzi

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Genuine Pretending: On the Philosophy of the Zhuangzi

Hans-Georg Moeller, Paul J. D'Ambrosio

Literary studies: general; Oriental & Indian philosophy; Ethics & moral philosophy; Religion & beliefs; Taoism

Paperback

This book presents an innovative reading of Daoist philosophy that highlights the critical and therapeutic functions of satire... [more]

$66.00

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Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed - and What It Means for Our Future

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Reason in a Dark Time: Why the Struggle Against Climate Change Failed -...

Dale Jamieson (Director of Environmental Studies, Center for Bioethics, and the Animal Studies Initiative, New York University)

Ethics & moral philosophy; Mathematics & Sciences; Environmentalist thought & ideology; Global warming

Paperback

From the 1992 Rio Earth Summit to the 2009 Copenhagen Climate Conference there was a concerted international effort to stop... [more]

$38.95

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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

Paperback

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

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