Books in category Philosophy – Ethics & Moral Philosophy

  • The Retrieval of Ethics

    The Retrieval of Ethics
    Talbot Brewer

    The first main theme of the book is that contemporary ethical theorists have focused too narrowly on actions and the discrete episodes of deliberation through which we choose them, and that the subject matter of the field looks quite …

  • Fairness

    Fairness
    Nicholas Rescher

    This is something quite different from subjective equity based on the personal evaluation of goods by those laying claim to them.

  • Campus Rules and Moral Community

    Campus Rules and Moral Community
    David A. Hoekema

    In this volume David A Hoekema argues that in doing so, they fail to provide an atmosphere conducive to the attainment of the kind of responsible independence that such goals presuppose.

  • Upanisads

    Upanisads
    Daniel de Palma

    Escritas en forma de breves diálogos y aforismos enigmáticos, los textos de las upanisads se dirigen al espíritu del hombre con el fin de iniciarlo en los fines últimos del conocimiento sagrado de la India.

  • Sidgwickian Ethics

    Sidgwickian Ethics
    David Phillips

    Henry Sidgwick's The Methods of Ethics is one of the most important books in the history of moral philosophy.

  • Race and Morality

    Race and Morality
    Melvyn L. Fein

    This book attempts to explain why it has been so difficult to solve America's racial problems as the country has moved from what the author describes as a closed caste to an open class society.

  • Law as a Leap of Faith

    Law as a Leap of Faith
    John Gardner

    In this book John Gardner collects, revisits, and supplements fifteen years of celebrated writings on general questions about law and legal systems – writings in which he attempts, without loss of philosophical finesse or insight, to cut …

  • Davidson and Spinoza

    Davidson and Spinoza
    Floris van der Burg

    In this book Floris van der Burg identifies topics of comparison in the areas of ontology, epistemology, philosophy of mind and philosophy of language and, after explaining the theory of each philosopher, examines the parallel themes …

  • Trust The Tacit Demand

    Trust: The Tacit Demand
    Olli Lagerspetz

    The author believes that this is not a coincidence but symptomatic of the irrelevance of received ideas of rationality for crucial areas of human agency. `Individualist' approaches, he argues, can be accused precisely of ignoring …

  • Physician Assisted Death in Perspective

    Physician-Assisted Death in Perspective
    Stuart J. Youngner, Gerrit K. Kimsma

    This book is the first comprehensive report and analysis of the Dutch euthanasia experience over the last three decades.

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