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  1. Marcia Baron (1997). Three Methods of Ethics: A Debate. Blackwell.
    Written in the form of a debate, this volume presents a clear survey and assessment of the main arguments, both for and against each of these three central ...
  2. Stanley Hauerwas (1988). Against the Nations: War and Survival in a Liberal Society. Harper & Row.
  3. R. S. Peters (1973). Reason and Compassion. Boston,Routledge & K. Paul.
    PREFACE The first three of these lectures, or rather an abbreviated version of them, were first given as the Lindsay Memorial Lectures at the University of ...
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  4. Neil Cooper (1981). The Diversity of Moral Thinking. Oxford University Press.
    This book argues for a radically different approach to traditional and important problems of moral philoosphy. The book discusses three theses; the diversity of moralities and moral judgements, their normativesness, and their possible rationality.
  5. John Eyles & David Marshall Smith (eds.) (1988). Qualitative Methods in Human Geography. Barnes & Noble.
  6. Roger Garaudy (1970). Marxism in the Twentieth Century. New York,Scribner.
  7. José Ortega Y. Gasset (1975). Phenomenology and Art. W. W. Norton.
    Autobiography and phenomenology: Preface for Germans (1934).--Phenomenology and theory of knowledge: Sensation, construction, and intuition (1913). On the concept of sensation (1913). Consciousness, the object, and its three distances (1916).--Phenomenology and esthetics: An essay in esthetics by way of a preface (1914). Esthetics on the streetcar (1916).--An esthetics of historical reason: The idea of theater: an abbreviated view (1946). Reviving the paintings (Velázquez, chapter I) (1946).
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  8. John Mahoney (1990). Teaching Business Ethics in the Uk, Europe, and the Usa: A Comparative Study. Athlone Press.
  9. C. A. J. Coady & Igor Primoratz (eds.) (2008). Military Ethics. Ashgate Pub. Co..
  10. Peter Jones (1975). Philosophy and the Novel: Philosophical Aspects of Middlemarch, Anna Karenina, the Brothers Karamazov, a La Recherche Du Temps Perdu, and of the Methods of Criticism. Clarendon Press.
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  11. Robert Lafaille & Stephen Fulder (eds.) (1993). Towards a New Science of Health. Routledge.
    The foundations of the health sciences need to be re-conceptualized. The mechanistic biomedical model seemingly so successful in the past is now criticized for its failure to explain what health is and how it can be maintained. The world's major health problems no longer seem to be under control. Towards a New Science of Health presents a radical alternative to current biomedical thinking. This unique and controversial book is the first to offer serious practical ideas for the renewal of the (...)
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  12. Paul Weiss (1969). Sport; a Philosophic Inquiry. Carbondale, Southern Illinois University Press.
    In a wide-ranging study of unusual interest, Paul Weiss, Sterling Professor of Philosophy at Yale University, applies the principles and methods of philosophy to athletics. Every culture, he notes, has games of some kind; few activities seem to interest both children and young men as much as sports do; and few attract so many spectators, rich and poor. Yet none of the great philosophers, claiming to take all knowledge and being as their province, have made more than a passing reference (...)
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  13. Warren A. Shibles (1974). Death: An Interdisciplinary Analysis. Language Press.
  14. René von Schomberg (ed.) (1993). Science, Politics, and Morality: Scientific Uncertainty and Decision Making. Kluwer Academic Publishers.
    Current environmental problems and technological risks are a challenge for a new institutional arrangement of the value spheres of Science, Politics and Morality. Distinguished authors from different European countries and America provide a cross-disciplinary perspective on the problems of political decision making under the conditions of scientific uncertainty. cases from biotechnology and the environmental sciences are discussed. The papers collected for this volume address the following themes: (i) controversies about risks and political decision making; (ii) concepts of science for policy; (...)
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  15. Virgil C. Aldrich (1963). Philosophy of Art. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,Prentice-Hall.
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  16. M. J. Detmold (1984). The Unity of Law and Morality: A Refutation of Legal Positivism. Routledge & Kegan Paul.
    I REASONS FOR ACTION.i Practical thought is concerned with action. Reasons for action are sometimes thought to be either conditional (conditional upon some ...
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  17. John W. N. Watkins (1973). Hobbes's System of Ideas: A Study in the Political Significance of Philosophical Theories. Hutchinson.
  18. Paul A. B. Clarke & Andrew Linzey (eds.) (1996). Dictionary of Ethics, Theology, and Society. Routledge.
    In over 200 separately-authored entries, this reference surveys both the historical and contemporary relations between religion and society. A selection of the world's leading scholars from varying disciplines and denominations cover all aspects of philosophy, theology, ethics, politics, economics and government, providing a brief definition of each term, a description of the principal ideas behind it, its history, development and contemporary relevance, and a detailed bibliography giving the major sources in the field. The Dictionary is prefaced by an introduction (...)
  19. Spyros Doxiadis (ed.) (1985). Ethical Issues in Preventive Medicine. Distributors for United States and Canada.
  20. Alan Montefiore (1973). Philosophy and Personal Relations. Montreal,Mcgill- Queen's University Press.
  21. Joseph McBride (1992). Albert Camus: Philosopher and Littérateur. St. Martin's Press.
    Marking a major new reassessment of Camus' writing, this book investigates the nature and philosophical origins of Camus' thinking on "authenticity" and "the absurd" as these motions are expressed in "The Myth of Sisyphus" and "The Outsider", showing these books to be the product not only of a literary figure, but of a genuine philosopher as well. Moreover, the author provides a complete English-language translation of Camus' "Metaphysique Chretienne et Neoplatonisme" and underlines the importance of this study for the understanding (...)
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  22. Ofer Raban (2003). Modern Legal Theory and Judicial Impartiality. Glasshouse Press.
    This new book argues that at the core of legal philosophy’s principal debates there is essentially one issue judicial impartiality. Keeping this issue to the forefront,Raban’s approach sheds much light on many difficult and seemingly perplexing jurisprudential debates. Modern Legal Theory and Judicial Impartiality.
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  23. Dale Dorsey (2012). The Basic Minimum: A Welfarist Approach. Cambridge University Press.
    Machine generated contents note: Preface; Introduction and limits; 1. On the concept (and some conceptions) of the basic minimum; 2. A welfarist basic minimum; 3. Adaptive preferences; 4. The intrinsic value of the basic minimum; 5. Against rights; 6. On objections to welfarism; Bibliography.
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  24. Robert Stewart (ed.) (1996). Readings in Social and Political Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
    This updated edition of a well-established anthology of social and political philosophy combines extensive selections from classical works with significant recent contributions to the field, many of which are not easily available. Its central focus is on the liberal currents in modern Western political thought--variants of classical liberalism, modern liberalism, and libertarianism--with specific focus on differing conceptions of political obligation, freedom, distributive justice, and representative democracy. The text is organized into four thematic sections: Political Obligation and Consent, Freedom and Coercion, (...)
  25. Milton Charles Nahm (1975/1974). Readings in Philosophy of Art and Aesthetics. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,Prentice-Hall.
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  26. Joan C. Callahan (ed.) (1988). Ethical Issues in Professional Life. Oxford University Press.
    When (if ever) may a professional deceive a client for the client's own good? Under what conditions (if any) is whistle-blowing morally required? These are just some of the questions that scholars as diverse as Michael D. Bayles, Thomas Nagel, Sissela Bok, Jessica Mitford, and Peter A. French confront in this stimulating anthology. Organized around philosophical issues such as the moral foundations of professional ethics, models of the professional-client relationship, deception, informed consent, privacy and confidentiality, professional dissent, and professional virtue, (...)
  27. Helen Watt (2000). Life and Death in Health Care Ethics: A Short Introduction. Routledge.
    In a world of rapid technological advances, the moral issues raised by life and death choices in healthcare remain obscure. Life and Death in Healthcare Ethics provides a concise, thoughtful and extremely accessible guide to these moral issues. Helen Watt examines, using real-life cases, the range of choices taken by healthcare professionals, patients and clients which lead to the shortening of life. The topics looked at include: euthanasia and withdrawal of treatment; the persistent vegetative state; abortion; IVF and cloning; and (...)
  28. Richard B. Brandt (1959). Ethical Theory. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,Prentice-Hall.
  29. Jules L. Coleman & Anthony James Sebok (eds.) (1994). Jurisprudence. Garland Pub..
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  30. Guy Murchie (1978). The Seven Mysteries of Life: An Exploration in Science & Philosophy. Houghton Mifflin.
  31. Erazim V. Kohák (1984). The Embers and the Stars: A Philosophical Inquiry Into the Moral Sense of Nature. University of Chicago Press.
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  32. Henry Sidgwick (1898/1998). Practical Ethics: A Collection of Addresses and Essays. Oxford University Press.
    This is the first book in the Practical and Professional Ethics Series, sponsored by the Association for Practical and Professional Ethics. It is a reissue of a long-unavailable work by the English philosopher and educator Henry Sidgwick (1838-1900). The book, first published in 1898, collects nine essays, most of which represent addresses to members of two ethical societies that Sidgwick helped found in Cambridge and London in the 1880s. Sidgwick indicates that these societies aimed to allow academics, professionals, and others (...)
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  33. Richard Taylor (1970). Good and Evil: A New Direction. [New York]Macmillan.
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  34. Elliot D. Cohen (ed.) (1992). Philosophical Issues in Journalism. Oxford University Press.
  35. Donna Dickenson (2003). Risk and Luck in Medical Ethics. Polity.
  36. Pasquale N. Russo (ed.) (1983). Dialectical Perspectives in Philosophy and Social Science. B.R. Grüner.
  37. Angela R. Miles (1996). Integrative Feminisms: Building Global Visions, 1960s-1990s. Routledge.
    Integrative Feminisms presents a unique discussion of feminist radicalism in North America in the context of feminism's global development since the 1960s. Across divergent agendas, Angela Miles illuminates the transformative power she argues is common to apparently diverse radical, eco-, Black, socialist, lesbian and "third world" feminists. Drawing on interviews with activists, historical and documentary research, and her own participation, she provides powerful analysis of concentric feminisms in a transnational context. The book shows how transformative practices have led these various (...)
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  38. Michael Gelven (1972/1973). Winter, Friendship, and Guilt; the Sources of Self-Inquiry. New York,Harper and Row.
  39. Rüdiger Bittner (1989). What Reason Demands. Cambridge University Press.
    Why should we act morally? What justification is to be found in moral demands? This lucid, pithy, and eminently readable book examines the arguments in favor of the claims of moral demands to be found in contemporary ethical theory, arguments deriving from Kant's attempt to provide a foundation for morality.
  40. Michael A. Slote (2001). Morals From Motives. Oxford University Press.
    Morals from Motives develops a virtue ethics inspired more by Hume and Hutcheson's moral sentimentalism than by recently-influential Aristotelianism. It argues that a reconfigured and expanded "morality of caring" can offer a general account of right and wrong action as well as social justice. Expanding the frontiers of ethics, it goes on to show how a motive-based "pure" virtue theory can also help us to understand the nature of human well-being and practical reason.
  41. Wolfgang Friedmann (1944). Legal Theory. London, Stevens & Sons, Limited.
  42. Derek Wall (1994). Green History: A Reader in Environmental Literature, Philosophy, and Politics. Routledge.
    Charting the origins of the modern ecology movement over more than two thousand years, this volume gives a voice to those hidden from history, revealing "green" themes within artistic and scientific thought. This title available in eBook format. Click here for more information . Visit our eBookstore at: www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk.
  43. David Best (1978). Philosophy and Human Movement. Allen & Unwin.
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  44. John Horton & Susan Mendus (eds.) (1985). Aspects of Toleration: Philosophical Studies. Methuen.
    Introduction JOHN HORTON AND SUSAN MENDUS The essays in this volume are concerned with the theoretical and conceptual issues involved in the idea of ...
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  45. Michael C. Banner (1999). Christian Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems. Cambridge University Press.
    This book addresses such key ethical issues as euthanasia, the environment, biotechnology, abortion, the family, sexual ethics, and the distribution of health care resources. Michael Banner argues that the task of Christian ethics is to understand the world and humankind in the light of the credal affirmations of the Christian faith, and to explicate this understanding in its significance for human action through a critical engagement with the concerns, claims and problems of other ethics. He illustrates both the (...)
  46. Richard A. Fumerton & Diane Jeske (eds.) (2010). Introducing Philosophy Through Film: Key Texts, Discussion, and Film Selections. Wiley-Blackwell.
    "Introducing Philosophy Through Film" combines this novel pedagogical approach with all the virtues of a serious introductory anthology of classical and ...
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  47. Mark Nesti (2004). Existential Psychology and Sport: Theory and Application. Routledge.
    The existential approach described by Mark Nesti offers a radical alternative to the cognitive-behavioral model which informs most contemporary applied sports psychology. Whereas standard psychological models of athlete behavior would advocate appropriate "mental skills" training such as visualizing the perfect race to help an athlete overcome performance problems, the existential approach will refer to an athletes unique emotional world to find deeper causes of their limitation. These causes may be only very indirectly linked to the athletes sporting life. Existential sports (...)
  48. Stuart P. Green (2006). Lying, Cheating, and Stealing: A Moral Theory of White-Collar Crime. Oxford University Press.
    This is the first book to take a comprehensive look at white collar criminal offenses from the perspective of moral and legal theory. Focussing on the way in which key white collar crimes such as fraud, perjury, false statements, obstruction of justice, bribery, extortion, blackmail, insider trading, tax evasion, and regulatory and intellectual property offenses are shaped and informed by a range of familiar, but nevertheless powerful, moral norms.
  49. Ross Poole (1999). Nation and Identity. Routledge.
    Nation and Identity provides a concise and comprehensive account of the place of national identity in modern life. Ross Poole argues that the nation became a fundamental organising principle of social, political and moral life during the period of early modernity and that is has provided the organising principle of much liberal, republican and democratic thought. Ross Poole offers us a new and urgently needed analysis of the concept of identity, arguing that we are now in a position to envisage (...)
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  50. Alison Assiter (1996). Enlightened Women: Modernist Feminism in a Postmodern Age. Routledge.
    This is a bold and controversial feminist, philosophical critique of postmodernism. While providing a brief and accessible introduction to postmodernist feminist thought, Enlightened Women is also a unique defence of realism and enlightenment philosophy. The first half of the book covers an analysis of some of the most influential postmodernist theorists, such as Luce Irigaray and Judith Butler. In the second half Alison Assiter advocates a return to modernism in feminism. She argues, against the current orthodoxy, that there can be (...)
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