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  1. Heather Höpfl & Monika Kostera (eds.) (2003). Interpreting the Maternal Organisation. Routledge.
    This book examines the organization as embodied experience. An international range of contributors is assembled to deal explicitly with the 'maternal' aspects of organization. This challenging book will be of essential interest to all critical management theorists. With its innovative approach, it will also appeal to students, teachers, and all those looking for an approach to management that does justice to the complexity, ambivalence and chaos of the world of organizing.
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  2. Paul Smith (2008). Moral and Political Philosophy: Key Issues, Concepts and Theories. Palgrave Macmillan.
    Drug laws -- Justifications of punishment -- Civil disobedience : is there a duty to obey the law? -- Global poverty -- Liberty -- Liberty-limiting principles -- Rights -- Equality and social justice -- Moral relativism -- Utilitarianism -- Kantian moral philosophy -- John Rawls's theory of justice.
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  3. 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.
  4. Owen J. Flanagan (1996). Self Expressions: Mind, Morals, and the Meaning of Life. Oxford University Press.
    Human beings have the unique ability to consciously reflect on the nature of the self. But reflection has its costs. We can ask what the self is, but as David Hume pointed out, the self, once reflected upon, may be nowhere to be found. The favored view is that we are material beings living in the material world. But if so, a host of destabilizing questions surface. If persons are just a sophisticated sort of animal, then what sense is there (...)
  5. Raymond B. Cattell (1987). Beyondism: Religion From Science. Praeger.
  6. Richard B. Brandt (1959). Ethical Theory. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.,Prentice-Hall.
  7. Joseph Grange (1997). Nature: An Environmental Cosmology. State University of New York Press.
    Provides a set of normative measure sto assess the value of nature and proposes the new discipline of foundational ecology as a response to environmental crisis.
  8. John Hassard & Denis Pym (eds.) (1990). The Theory and Philosophy of Organizations: Critical Issues and New Perspectives. Routledge.
    The Theory and Philosophy of Organisations assesses and analyzes the assumptions upon which our understanding of organizations is based and in doing so aims to redirect the ways in which organizational research is conceived and executed. Contributions to the volume emphasize how all approaches to the study of organizations are influenced by deep metatheoretical assumptions about the nature of science and society. It is argued that these differences create a spectrum of valid perspectives and methods, and the book outlines how (...)
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  9. Melissa Lane (2011). Eco-Republic: What the Ancients Can Teach Us About Ethics, Virtue, and Sustainable Living. Princeton University Press.
    "This edition of Eco-Republic is published by arrangement with Peter Lang Ltd; first published in 2011 by Peter Lang Ltd"--T.p. verso.
  10. Sander H. Lee (ed.) (1992). Inquiries Into Values: The Inaugural Session of the International Society for Value Inquiry. E. Mellen Press.
  11. Paul B. Thompson (1994). The Spirit of the Soil: Agriculture and Environmental Ethics. Routledge.
    The Spirit of the Soil challenges environmentalists to think more deeply and creatively about agriculture. Paul B. Thompson identifies four `worldviews' which tackle agricultural ethics according to different philosophical priorities; productionism, stewardship, economics and holism. He examines current issues such as the use of pesticides and biotechnology from these ethical perspectives. This book achieves an open-ended account of sustainability designed to minimise hubris and help us to recapture the spirit of the soil.
  12. Zdzisław Najder (1975). Values and Evaluations. Clarendon Press.
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  13. Guy Murchie (1978). The Seven Mysteries of Life: An Exploration in Science & Philosophy. Houghton Mifflin.
  14. Stephen David Ross (1999). The Gift of Kinds: The Good in Abundance / an Ethic of the Earth. State University of New York Press.
    Explores the idea of human and natural kinds, pursuing an ethics of the earth responsive to social, political, and environmental issues.
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  15. Ronald D. Francis (2009). Ethics for Psychologists. British Psychological Society/Blackwell.
    For teaching purposes this work is divided into sections to which instructors can readily refer: this is supplemented with a comprehensive list of references, ...
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  16. Sven Ove Hansson (2001). The Structure of Values and Norms. Cambridge University Press.
    Formal representations of values and norms are employed in several academic disciplines and specialties, such as economics, jurisprudence, decision theory, and social choice theory. Sven Ove Hansson closely examines such foundational issues as the values of wholes and the values of their parts, the connections between values and norms, how values can be decision-guiding and the structure of normative codes with formal precision. Models of change in both preferences and norms are offered, as well as a new method to base (...)
  17. Kit Christensen (2009). Nonviolence, Peace, and Justice: A Philosophical Introduction. Broadview Press.
    This book takes a philosophical approach to questions concerning violence, war, and justice in human affairs. It offers the reader a broad introduction to underlying assumptions, values, concepts, theories, and the historical contexts informing much of the current discussion worldwide regarding these morally crucial topics. It provides brief summaries and analyses of a wide range of relevant belief systems, philosophical positions, and policy problems. While not first and foremost a book of advocacy, it is clearly oriented throughout by the ethical (...)
  18. John Fekete (ed.) (1988). Life After Postmodernism: Essays on Value and Culture. Macmillan Education.
    Life After Postmodernism is a pioneering text on the question of value in the postmodern scene. After a long hiatus in which discussions of value have been eclipsed by death of the subject in post-structuralist theory, this collection of essays suggest that we are on the threshold of a new value debate in contemporary politics, aesthetics, and society.
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  19. Ross Poole (1991). Morality and Modernity. Routledge.
    Ross Poole displays the social content of the various conceptions of morality at work in contemporary society, and casts a strikingly fresh light on such fundamental problems as the place of reason in ethics, moral objectivity and the distinction between duty and virtue. The book provides a critical account of the moral theories of a number of major philosophers, including Kant, Marx, Nietzsche, Habermas, Rawls, Gewirth and MacIntyre. It also presents a systematic critique of three of the most significant responses (...)
  20. Scott Schaffer (2004). Resisting Ethics. Palgrave Macmillan.
    Resisting Ethics is a new contribution to an ongoing debate on how the world can be improved. Starting with the notion that resistance and ethics are theoretically and practically intertwined, Scott Schaffer develops a new socially oriented ethics based on the practical experience of resistance and ethics. Borrowing from and extending the ideas of Sartre, Merleau-Ponty, and Bourdieu, and using case studies of the Algerian Revolution and the Zapatista rebellion, Schaffer argues that existentialism can give us new insights into how (...)
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  21. Dane Scott & Blake Francis (eds.) (2011). Debating Science: Deliberation, Values, and the Common Good. Prometheus Books.
  22. Ronald W. Poplau (2004). The Doer of Good Becomes Good: A Primer on Volunteerism. R&L Education.
    Here is everything you ever wanted to know about community service. Ronald W. Poplau explores the major shortcomings of today's education and introduces community service as a viable means to correct them. The book is based on 11 years of a program that the State of Kansas enacted into law.
  23. David J. Feith, Seth Andrew, Charles F. Bahmueller, Mark Bauerlein, John M. Bridgeland, Bruce Cole, Alan M. Dershowitz, Mike Feinberg, Senator Bob Graham, Chris Hand, Frederick M. Hess, Eugene Hickok, Michael Kazin, Senator Jon Kyl, Jay P. Lefkowitz, Peter Levine, Harry Lewis, Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, Secretary Rod Paige, Charles N. Quigley, Admiral Mike Ratliff, Glenn Harlan Reynolds, Jason Ross, Andrew J. Rotherham, John R. Thelin & Juan Williams (2011). Teaching America: The Case for Civic Education. R&L Education.
    This book taps the best American thinkers to answer the essential American question: How do we sustain our experiment in government of, by, and for the people? Authored by an extraordinary and politically diverse roster of public officials, scholars, and educators, these chapters describe our nation's civic education problem, assess its causes, offer an agenda for reform, and explain the high stakes at risk if we fail.
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  24. Robert Cummings Neville (1987). The Puritan Smile: A Look Toward Moral Reflection. State University of New York Press.
    This book develops a contemporary metaphysics of morals.
  25. Russ Shafer-Landau (ed.) (2007). Oxford Studies in Metaethics: Volume Ii. Clarendon Press.
    Oxford Studies in Metaethics is the only periodical publication devoted exclusively to original philosophical work on the foundations of ethics. It provides an annual selection of much of the best new scholarship in the field. Its broad purview includes work at the intersections of ethical theory with metaphysics, epistemology, philosophy of language, and philosophy of mind. OSME provides an excellent basis for understanding recent developments in the field; those who would like to acquaint themselves with the current state of play (...)
  26. David Velleman (2000). The Possibility of Practical Reason. Oxford University Press.
    Suppose that we want to frame a conception of reasons that isn't relativized to the inclinations of particular agents. That is, we want to identify particular things that count as reasons for acting simpliciter and not merely as reasons for some agents rather than others, depending on their inclinations. One way to frame such a conception is to name some features that an action can have and to say that they count as reasons for someone whether or not he is (...)
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  27. David A. Hoekema (1994). Campus Rules and Moral Community: In Place of in Loco Parentis. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Colleges and universities have largely abandoned their traditional stance in loco parentis, as moral guardians over student life, and instead seek to promote toleration while preventing conflict. 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.
  28. J. N. Findlay (1970). Axiological Ethics. New York,St. Martin's Press.
  29. Barry L. Padgett (2009). Professional Morality and Guilty Bystanding: Merton's Conjectures and the Value of Work. Cambridge Scholars Pub..
  30. Mark Vernon (2007). Science, Religion, and the Meaning of Life. Palgrave Macmillan.
    Have evolution, science and the trappings of the modern world killed off God irrevocably? And what do we lose if we choose not to believe in him? From Newton and Descartes to Darwin and the discovery of the genome, religion has been pushed back further and further while science has gained ground. But what fills the void that religion leaves behind? This book is an attempt to look at these questions and to suggest a third way between the easy consolations (...)
  31. William L. Reese (ed.) (2000). Values: A Study Guide with Readings. Humanity Books.
  32. Mike W. Martin (2012). Happiness and the Good Life. OUP Usa.
    What is happiness? How is it related to morality and virtue? Does living with illusion promote or diminish happiness? Is it better to pursue happiness with a partner than alone? Philosopher Mike W. Martin addresses these and other questions as he connects the meaning of happiness with the philosophical notion of "the good life." Defining happiness as loving one's life and valuing it in ways manifested by ample enjoyment and a deep sense of meaning, Martin explores the ways in which (...)
  33. Neil M. Daniels (1991). The Morality Maze: An Introduction to Moral Ecology. Prometheus Books.
  34. Kenneth J. Zanca (1997). How to Arrive at a Considered Opinion: A Method of Analyzing Moral Issues in the Public Debates. Upa.
    This book is written for the non-philosophy major taking 'Contemporary Moral Issues' or 'Intro to Ethics' courses. It provides a method to research any complex moral issue in hundreds of print, periodical, and Internet research sources, and gives a model of the method applied to the question of capital punishment.
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  35. Ann Ferguson (ed.) (1998). Daring to Be Good. Routledge.
    This collection challenges the traditional divide between the investigation of ethics is a private concern and politics as a public, group concern.
  36. Rosamond Rhodes, Margaret P. Battin & Anita Silvers (eds.) (2002). Medicine and Social Justice: Essays on the Distribution of Health Care. OUP USA.
    Because medicine can preserve and restore health and function, it has been widely acknowledged as a basic good that a just society should provide its members. Yet there is wide disagreement over the scope of what is to be provided, to whom, how, when and why. In this uniquely comprehensive book some of the best-known philosophers, doctors, lawyers, political scientists, and economists writing on the subject discuss the concerns and deepen our understanding of the theoretical and practical issues that run (...)
  37. John T. Goldthwait (1985). Value, Language & Life: An Essay in Theory of Value. Prometheus Books.
  38. Gregory E. Pence (2007). Re-Creating Medicine: Ethical Issues at the Frontiers of Medicine. Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    In this important new book Gregory E. Pence looks at issues on the frontiers of medicine including gene therapy to produce 'brave new babies,' cloning, human eggs and embryos for sale, and experiments on human embryos. Pence argues that the conservatism of the medical establishment, the bioethics community, and the public at large has created shibboleths that impede improvements in our quality of life.
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  39. Rudolf Haller (ed.) (1981). Science and Ethics. Distributed by Humanities Press.
  40. Nils Holtug (2010). Persons, Interests, and Justice. Oxford University Press.
    In our lives, we aim to achieve welfare for ourselves, that is, to live good lives. But we also have another, more impartial perspective, where we aim to balance our concern for our own welfare against a concern for the welfare of others. This is a perspective of justice. Nils Holtug examines these two perspectives and the relations between them.
  41. Jawid Mojaddedi (2012). Beyond Dogma: Rumi's Teachings on Friendship with God and Early Sufi Theories. OUP Usa.
    Beyond Dogma examines Rumi's central teaching about friendship with God (walaya) in light of earlier Sufi discourse on this topic and its reception by Muslim theologians and jurists. It provides a nuanced and historically contextualized appreciation of Rumi's place in Islam.
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  42. Zeev Levy (1989). David Baumgardt and Ethical Hedonism. Ktav Pub. House.
  43. Peter Bradley, Peter M. Bradley & Amanda Burls (eds.) (2000). Ethics in Public and Community Health. Routledge.
    The purpose of public and community health is to improve the health of populations or groups rather than concentrating on individuals. This book examines the ethical issues associated with public and community health. The contributors analyse the major ethical issues in public health - prioritisation, public participation, health promotion and screening - all of which reflect current practice in the UK. They examine what health services should be available, who should have access to which health services, what are the best (...)
  44. Philip Ellis Wheelwright (1949). A Critical Introduction to Ethics. New York, Odyssey Press.
    CHAPTER I THE MORAL SITUATION "For you see, Collides, our discussion is concerned with a matter in which even a man of slight intelligence must take the ...
  45. Robert A. Isaak (1999). Green Logic: Ecopreneurship, Theory, and Ethics. Kumarian Press.
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  46. Karl Britton (1969). Philosophy and the Meaning of Life. London, Cambridge U.P..
  47. Michael Gelven (1972). Winter, Friendship, and Guilt; the Sources of Self-Inquiry. New York,Harper and Row.
  48. John Howie (1987). Ethical Principles and Practice. Southern Illinois University Press.
    The second volume in applied ethics based on the distinguished Wayne Leys Memorial Lectureship Series.
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  49. Walter Lippmann (1929). A Preface to Morals. Transaction Books.
    went their separate ways. While Eliot doubted "whether civilization can endure without religion, and religion without a church,"1 Lippmann doubted that the ...
  50. Abraham Edel (1955). Ethical Judgement. Glencoe, Ill.,Free Press.
    PART ONE Ethical Relativity: Background and Analysis ...
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