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Ethics & moral philosophy

Paperback. Soames illuminates the notion of truth and the role it plays in ordinary thought and scientific theories. The questions investigated include: "Why do we need a truth predicate at all?", "What theoretical tasks does it allow us to accomplish?" and "How must we understand the content of any predicate capable of accomplishing these tasks?" Num Pages: 280 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPK; HPM; HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 153 x 18. Weight in Grams: 454.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195123357
ISBN
9780195123357

€ 39.29

Hardback. John Horty effectively develops deontic logic (the logic of ethical concepts like obligation and permission) against the background of a formal theory of agency. He incorporates certain elements of decision theory to set out a new deontic account of what agents ought to do under various conditions over extended periods of time. Num Pages: 208 pages, numerous line figures. BIC Classification: HPL; HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 242 x 163 x 21. Weight in Grams: 472.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195134612
ISBN
9780195134612

€ 31.60

Paperback. What are virtue and vice, and how do they relate to other moral properties such as goodness and rightness? This book defends a distinctive perfectionist view according to which the virtues are higher-level intrinsic goods, ones that involve morally appropriate attitudes to other, independent goods and evils. Num Pages: 288 pages, 8 line drawings. BIC Classification: HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 226 x 153 x 18. Weight in Grams: 464.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195158656
ISBN
9780195158656

€ 65.97

Paperback. Michael Slote develops a virtue ethics inspired more by Hume and Hutcheson's moral sentimentalism than by the Aristotelianism that has recently been so influential. Num Pages: 240 pages, index. BIC Classification: HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 209 x 138 x 17. Weight in Grams: 297.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195170207
ISBN
9780195170207

€ 42.99
€ 42.84

Paperback. Dancing with Iris engages with Iris Marion Young's prolific writings in political theory and in phenomenology. Contributors discuss her work from a variety of disciplines, including philosophy, political science, human rights law, cultural geography and dance studies. Editor(s): Ferguson, Ann; Nagel, Mechtild. Series: Studies in Feminist Philosophy. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: DSBH; HPC; HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 19. Weight in Grams: 404.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
278
Condition
New
SKU
V9780195389111
ISBN
9780195389111

€ 36.93

Paperback. Offering the most comprehensive book-length study to-date of reparation programmes, this Handbook contains an innovative blend of case-study analysis, thematic papers, and national legislation documents from leading scholars and practitioners. Editor(s): De Greiff, Pablo. Num Pages: 1056 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JPS; JPVH1; LBBR; LBBS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 246 x 171 x 49. Weight in Grams: 1592.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
1056
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199545704
ISBN
9780199545704

€ 112.93

Hardback. "Denhard presents a sensible organizational framework that includes (a) the individual administrator and the organizational context; (b) the distinction between process and content ethics, and (c) the dichotomy between deotological and teleological moral claims." Choice Series: Contributions in Political Science. Num Pages: 207 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPQ; JPA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 15. Weight in Grams: 417.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1988
Publisher
ABC-CLIO United States
Number of pages
207
Condition
New
SKU
V9780313255175
ISBN
9780313255175

€ 131.61

Paperback. This introduction to professional ethics for social workers recognizes that social work is largely state-sponsored. Traditional values and rules are explained, followed by a concept of social work and its relationship to the state. A new approach to practice ethics is developed. Num Pages: 240 pages, biography. BIC Classification: HPQ; JKSN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 147 x 210 x 13. Weight in Grams: 308.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333719343
ISBN
9780333719343

€ 49.74

Paperback. In this lively and illuminating discussion of his landmark research, esteemed primatologist Frans de Waal argues that human morality is not imposed from above but instead comes from within. Moral behavior does not begin and end with religion but is in fact a product of evolution. Num Pages: 320 pages, 12 illustrations. BIC Classification: HPQ; PDZ; PSAJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 183 x 211 x 20. Weight in Grams: 264.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
304
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393347791
ISBN
9780393347791

€ 17.99
€ 17.66

Hardcover. Is socialism desirable? Is it even possible? This book presents a moral case for socialism and argues that the obstacles in its way are exaggerated. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; HPS; JPFF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 161 x 109 x 14. Weight in Grams: 128.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Edition
0th Edition
Number of pages
96
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691143613
ISBN
9780691143613

€ 12.21

Hardcover. This title argues that vengeance has fallen into disrepute without being seriously examined with respect to its real moral value. It investigates the use of vengeance themes in literature and popular culture, from the "Iliad" and "Hamlet" to film Westerns such as Clint Eastwood's "Unforgiven". Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 558.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
University Press of Kansas
Condition
New
SKU
V9780700610761
ISBN
9780700610761

€ 67.89

Paperback. Editor(s): Goldman, Jan, Ph.D. Series: Security and Professional Intelligence Education Series. Num Pages: 264 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; JPV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 154 x 18. Weight in Grams: 424.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Scarecrow Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810861985
ISBN
9780810861985

€ 52.99
€ 49.39

Hardcover. This book is open access under CC-BY license. Moral dilemmas are a pervasive feature of working life. Moral Reasoning at Work offers a fresh perspective on how to live with them using ethics and moral psychology research. It argues that decision-makers must go beyond compliance and traditional approaches to ethics to prepare for moral dilemmas. Num Pages: 116 pages, 1 figures. BIC Classification: HPQ; KJG; KJR; KJU. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 11. Weight in Grams: 299.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Edition
1st ed. 2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137532596
ISBN
9781137532596

€ 26.87

Paperback. Translator(s): Pannor, Stefan. Num Pages: 324 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 178 x 18. Weight in Grams: 642.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH Germany
Number of pages
324
Condition
New
SKU
V9783527707102
ISBN
9783527707102

€ 24.05

Paperback. Loyalty is a highly charged and important issue, often evoking strong feelings and actions. What is loyalty? Is loyalty compatible with impartiality? How do we respond to conflicts of loyalties? In a global era, should we be trying to transcend loyalties to particular political communities? Series: Thinking in Action. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 127 x 197 x 10. Weight in Grams: 154.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415782272
ISBN
9780415782272

€ 27.99
€ 27.59

Paperback. Can we reject the literal truth of the Gospels yet still retain a Christian morality? Can we defend any 'moral values' against the constant encroachments of technology? Indeed, are we in danger of losing most of the qualities which make us truly human? This book provides compelling answers to these crucial questions. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: HPC; HPJ; HPQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 33. Weight in Grams: 380.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Vintage Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780099433552
ISBN
9780099433552

€ 11.03

Hardcover. With each major technological shift, the question of well-being arises with new purpose. In this book, leading scholars in the philosophy and communication disciplines bring together their knowledge and expertise in an attempt to define what well-being means in this perpetually connected environment. Editor(s): Beasley, Berrin A.; Haney, Mitchell R. Num Pages: 156 pages, 7 black & white halftones, 1 tables. BIC Classification: HPQ; JFD; UBJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 238 x 161 x 20. Weight in Grams: 394.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Lexington Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9780739189276
ISBN
9780739189276

€ 82.04

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Schocken Books United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780805211627
ISBN
9780805211627

€ 24.99
€ 18.60

Paperback. Drawing on the experience and expertise of veterinary surgeons together with that of other professionals working in allied areas, this book provides vets and all those interested in professional ethics and animal welfare and research with the tools with which to address ethical dilemmas. Num Pages: 226 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPQ; MBDC; MZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 155 x 13. Weight in Grams: 348.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
226
Condition
New
SKU
V9780826447845
ISBN
9780826447845

€ 51.99
€ 49.86

Paperback. Num Pages: 240 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 11. Weight in Grams: 249.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
240
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226421049
ISBN
9780226421049

€ 18.17

Paperback. Num Pages: 216 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; UBJ; UBL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 226 x 155 x 11. Weight in Grams: 211.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Pearson Education (US) United States
Edition
4th Edition
Number of pages
216
Condition
New
SKU
V9780131112414
ISBN
9780131112414

€ 84.34

Paperback. Here, Bruns investigates the recent phenomenon of philosophers taking an interest in literature and literary theory. He offers a view of what happens when philosophers begin looking at the world from the ground level - that is, as inhabitants, rather than as disengaged observers. Series: Rethinking Theory. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: DSA; HPC; HPQ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 150 x 20. Weight in Grams: 440.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Northwestern University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810116757
ISBN
9780810116757

€ 41.92

Paperback. The concept of causation is fundamental to ascribing moral and legal responsibility for events. Yet the precise relationship between causation and responsibility remains unclear. This book clarifies that relationship through an analysis of the best accounts of causation in metaphysics, and a critique of the confusion in legal doctrine. Num Pages: 640 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: HPJ; HPQ; HPS; LAB; MMJ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 231 x 157 x 35. Weight in Grams: 972.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
640
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199599516
ISBN
9780199599516

€ 55.88

Paperback. Presents an analysis of the origins of Catholic moral theology in the United States. This title traces the historical development of moral theology which offers a legal model of morality including an emphasis on canon law. Series: Moral Traditions Series. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HPQ; HRCC7; HRCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 154 x 16. Weight in Grams: 450.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Georgetown University Press United States
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780878406357
ISBN
9780878406357

€ 23.13

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