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A Tear and a Smile

by Kahlil Gibran

A Tear and a Smile contains 56 parables, stories, and poems in Gibran's wholly inimitable manner...truly a masterful approach to discovering the meaning of one's life; Kahlil Gibran was one of the most important...


THE COMPLETE WORKS OF PLATO

by Plato

This unique collection of Plato's complete works has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards. Plato (428/427 BC - 348/347 BC) was a philosopher in Classical Greece. He was also a mathematician,...


Letters from a Stoic

by Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"Sometimes even to live is an act of courage."

- Seneca.

Written over two thousand years ago, Seneca’s moral letters to his friend Lucilius – aka Letters from a Stoic - still holds the power to enthrall....


Packs

by D.T. Kizis

How closely can anyone come to comprehending what another creature thinks? And how do we reconcile the need for acceptance with the equally pressing need for individuality within ourselves, especially since...


The Ethics of Abortion: Women's Rights, Human Life, and the Question of Justice

by Christopher Kaczor

Appealing to reason rather than religious belief, this book is the most comprehensive case against the choice of abortion yet published. This Second Edition of The Ethics of Abortion critically evaluates all...


The Routledge Companion to Bioethics

by John D. Arras, Elizabeth Fenton & Rebecca Kukla

The Routledge Companion to Bioethics is a comprehensive reference guide to a wide range of contemporary concerns in bioethics.? The volume orients the reader in a changing landscape shaped by globalization,...


Speech Matters: On Lying, Morality, and the Law

by Seana Valentine Shiffrin

To understand one another as individuals and to fulfill the moral duties that require such understanding, we must communicate with each other. We must also maintain protected channels that render reliable communication...


Ethics in Islam: Friendship in the Political Thought of  Al-Tawhidi and his Contemporaries

by Nuha Al-Shaar

Offering a new reading of Islamic ethical and political thought in the B?yid period (334-440/946-1048), this book focuses particularly on the philosopher Ab? Hayy?n al-Tawh?d? who lived in Baghdad and what is...


Animal Ethics and Philosophy: Questioning the Orthodoxy

by Elisa Aaltola & John Hadley

Bringing together new theory and critical perspectives on a broad range of topics in animal ethics, this book examines the implications of recent developments in the various fields that bear upon animal ethics....


Secrets: On the Ethics of Concealment and Revelation

by Sissela Bok

Shows how the ethical issues raised by secrets and secrecy in our careers or private lives take us to the heart of the critical questions of private and public morality.


Essays in Understanding, 1930-1954: Formation, Exile, and Totalitarianism

by Hannah Arendt

Few thinkers have addressed the political horrors and ethical complexities of the twentieth century with the insight and passionate intellectual integrity of Hannah Arendt. She was irresistible drawn to the...


The Magic of Truth: A Reality to Remember

by Farah Dally

The Magic of Truth defends truth’s relativity by examining its role in the arts and sciences, as well as in our own lives and traditions. This book argues that no field of study can progress without calling...


Plato's Republic as a Philosophical Drama on Doing Well

by Ivor Ludlam

Plato's Republic as a Philosophical Drama on Doing Well reimagines the central theme of Plato's foundational work through an interpretation of its characters as paradigms of the apparent good. Focusing attention...


The Devil Wins: A History of Lying from the Garden of Eden to the Enlightenment

by Dallas G. Denery Ii

Is it ever acceptable to lie? This question plays a surprisingly important role in the story of Europe’s transition from medieval to modern society. According to many historians, Europe became modern when...


The Good, the Bad & the Difference: How to Tell the Right From Wrong in Everyday Situations

by Randy Cohen

The man behind the New York Times Magazine’s immensely popular column “The Ethicist”–syndicated in newspapers across the United States and Canada as “Everyday Ethics”–casts an eye on today’s...


On the Verge of a Planetary Civilization: A Philosophy of Integral Ecology

by Sam Mickey

On the Verge of a Planetary Civilization: A Philosophy of Integral Ecology draws on the work of Gilles Deleuze, and his contemporaries and successors, in order to explore the ecological problems facing our globally...


The Value of Time and Leisure in a World of Work

by David A. Kline, Mitchell R. Haney, Annette Holba & Al Gini et al.

This book is concerned with how we should think and act in our work, leisure activities, and time utilization in order to achieve flourishing lives. The scope papers range from general theoretical considerations...


Arguments about Animal Ethics

by Jason Edward Black, Greg Goodale, Patricia Malesh & Carrie Packwood Freeman et al.

Bringing together the expertise of rhetoricians in English and communication as well as media studies scholars, Arguments about Animal Ethics delves into the rhetorical and discursive practices of participants...


The Philosophy of Recognition: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives

by Christopher F. Zurn, Hans-Christoph Schmidt am Busch, Axel Honneth & Ludwig Siep et al.

This volume collects original, cutting-edge essays on the philosophy of recognition by international scholars eminent in the field. By considering the topic of recognition as addressed by both classical and...


Food Ethics: The Basics

by Ronald Sandler

Food Ethics: The Basics is a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the ethical dimensions of the production and consumption of food. It offers an impartial exploration of the most prominent ethical questions...