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The Concept of Anxiety: A Simple Psychologically Oriented Deliberation in View of the Dogmatic Problem of Hereditary Sin

by Soren Kierkegaard & Alastair Hannay

This first new translation of Kierkegaard's masterwork in a generation brings an essential work of modern philosophy to vivid life. Although Soren Kierkegaard's death in the fall of 1855 foreshadowed a lasting...


A World without Why

by Raymond Geuss

Wishful thinking is a deeply ingrained human trait that has had a long-term distorting effect on ethical thinking. Many influential ethical views depend on the optimistic assumption that, despite appearances...


Kant's Philosophy: A Study for Educators

by James Scott Johnston

James Scott Johnston's incisive study draws on a holistic reading of Kant: one that views him as developing and testing a complete system (theoretical, practical, historical and anthropological) with education...


Autonomy

by Andrew Sneddon

Philosophers have various reasons to be interested in individual autonomy. Individual self-rule is widely recognized to be important. But what, exactly, is autonomy? In what ways is it important? And just how...


Philippa Foot's Moral Thought

by John Hacker-Wright

Represents the first comprehensive and accessible introduction to Foot's work, offering a complete chronological and thematic overview, emphasising the role Foot played in the development of contemporary virtue...


The Four Virtues: Presence, Heart, Wisdom, Creation

by Tobin Hart

In a world with greater knowledge, more advanced technology, and more groundbreaking innovation than ever at our fingertips, we are still looking to find our way. We are still searching for that essential insight...


Contemporary Debates in Applied Ethics

by Andrew I. Cohen & Christopher Heath Wellman

Now in an updated edition with fresh perspectives on high-profile ethical issues such as torture and same-sex marriage, this collection pairs cogently argued essays by leading philosophers with opposing views...


Ethics in Practice: An Anthology

by Hugh LaFollette

The fourth edition of Ethics in Practice offers an impressive collection of 70 new, revised, and classic essays covering 13 key ethical issues. Essays integrate ethical theory and the discussion of practical...


The Pursuit of Justice: A Personal Philosophical History

by James P. Sterba

The Pursuit of Justice: A Personal Philosophical History is a collection of renowned scholar and philosopher James P. Sterba’s finest works - essays spanning the full spectrum of his illustrious career along...


How to Build a Better Human: An Ethical Blueprint

by Gregory E. Pence

In How to Build a Better Human, prominent bioethicist Gregory E. Pence argues if, we are careful and ethical, we can use genetics, biotechnology, and medicine in safe ethical ways for human enhancement. He looks...


Losing Moses on the Freeway: The 10 Commandments in America

by Chris Hedges

The 10 Commandments -- the laws given to Moses by God -- are beyond the scope of human law. They are rules meant to hold us together but, when dishonored, they lead to discord and violence.

In this fierce,...


The Great Ethics of Aristotle

by Peter L. P. Simpson

In this follow up to The Eudemian Ethics of Aristotle, Peter L. P. Simpson centers his attention on the basics of Aristotelian moral doctrine as found in the Great Ethics: the definition of happiness, the nature...


Ten Philosophical Mistakes

by Mortimer J. Adler

An illuminating critique of modern thought from America's "Philosopher for Everyman" (Time).

Ten Philosophical Mistakes examines ten errors in modern thought and shows how they have led to serious consequences...


How We Hope: A Moral Psychology

by Adrienne Martin

What exactly is hope and how does it influence our decisions? In How We Hope, Adrienne Martin presents a novel account of hope, the motivational resources it presupposes, and its function in our practical lives....


Art and Ethics in a Material World: Kant S Pragmatist Legacy

by Jennifer A McMahon

In this book, McMahon argues that a reading of Kant's body of work in the light of a pragmatist theory of meaning and language (which arguably is a Kantian legacy) leads one to put community reception ahead...


Euthanasia: All That Matters

by Richard Huxtable

The Dignitas clinic in Switzerland may be a long way away. But the issues around euthanasia can suddenly become very close to home. To many, it seems remarkable that in a society where freedom of choice is eulogised,...


Ethics: Bullet Guides

by Robert Anderson

Open this book and you will

  • Understand morals

  • Discover freedom

  • Meet key figures

  • Apply ethics


  • The Social Contract Theorists: Critical Essays on Hobbes, Locke, and Rousseau

    by Christopher W. Morris

    This rich collection will introduce students of philosophy and politics to the contemporary critical literature on the classical social contract political thinkers Thomas Hobbes (1599-1697), John Locke (1632-1704),...


    Wealth Plus+ Empowering Your Everyday!

    by Christopher Alan Anderson

    Wealth Plus+ Empowering Your Everyday! comprises a series of concise articles created for the purpose of increasing your wealth. Wealth here is being used in the broadest sense to include anything that empowers...


    Finding Ourselves at the Movies: Philosophy for a New Generation

    by Paul W. Kahn

    Academic philosophy may have lost its audience, but the traditional subjects of philosophy—love, death, justice, knowledge, and faith—remain as compelling as ever. To reach a new generation, Paul W. Kahn argues...