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Ethics & moral philosophy

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Ethics & moral philosophy

Paperback. Offers an introduction to the philosophical debates surrounding torture. This book asks key questions in light of recent events such as the abuse of detainees at Abu Ghraib: What makes torture morally reprehensible? Are there any conditions under which torture is acceptable? And, what is it like to be tortured, and why do people engage in torture? Num Pages: 208 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 142 x 14. Weight in Grams: 236.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780826498908
ISBN
9780826498908

€ 22.47

Paperback. Editor(s): Geach, Mary; Gormally, Luke. Series: St Andrews Studies in Philosophy and Public Affairs. Num Pages: 300 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPQ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 211 x 136 x 25. Weight in Grams: 404.
Publisher
Imprint Academic United Kingdom
Number of pages
300
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845400613
ISBN
9781845400613

€ 22.79

Paperback. Often we act neither for our own sake nor out of duty or an impersonal concern for the world. Rather, we act out of love for objects that we rightly perceive as worthy of love - and it is these actions that give meaning to our lives. This title states that this kind of meaningfulness constitutes a distinctive dimension of a good life. Series: The University Center for Human Values Series. Num Pages: 168 pages. BIC Classification: HPM; HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 215 x 137 x 12. Weight in Grams: 220.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Number of pages
168
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691154503
ISBN
9780691154503

€ 23.99
€ 21.98

Paperback. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). .
Publisher
Cengage Learning
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
8th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781305584556
ISBN
9781305584556

€ 56.95

Paperback. Luciano Floridi develops the first ethical framework for dealing with the new challenges posed by Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). He establishes the conceptual foundations of Information Ethics by exploring important metatheoretical and introductory issues, and answering theoretical questions of great philosophical interest. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; UBJ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 232 x 154 x 23. Weight in Grams: 574.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198748052
ISBN
9780198748052

€ 35.96

Hardcover. A philosophical reflection on morality and terrorism by one of the most remarkable thinkers of our day. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; JPWL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 221 x 159 x 17. Weight in Grams: 434.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748616671
ISBN
9780748616671

€ 86.40

Hardcover. Num Pages: 170 pages, index. BIC Classification: HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 220 x 140 x 20. Weight in Grams: 460. Ex-libris with usual markings, and label to spine. Remains good
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
170
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1982
Edition
1982nd Edition
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KIN0003477
ISBN
9780333278536

€ 4.64

Paperback. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: HPM; HPQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140. .
Publisher
Yale University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300227109
ISBN
9780300227109

€ 13.99
€ 12.77

Hardcover. In this accessible yet throught-provoking work, Lisa Tessman takes us through gripping examples of the impossible demands of morality - some epic, and others quotidian - whose central predicament is: How do we make decisions when morality demands we do something that we cannot? Series: Philosophy in Action. Num Pages: 184 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; MBDC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 178 x 127. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780190657581
ISBN
9780190657581

€ 22.58

Paperback. Editor(s): Miller, Dr. Christian. Series: Bloomsbury Companions. Num Pages: 488 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 35. Weight in Grams: 764.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472567796
ISBN
9781472567796

€ 35.99
€ 34.17

Hardcover. Num Pages: 187 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.). BIC Classification: HPQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 164 x 16. Weight in Grams: 416.
Publisher
Nova Science Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
187
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781619425347
ISBN
9781619425347

€ 160.02
€ 153.21

Paperback. Why is the philosopher Hegel returning as a potent force in contemporary thinking? Why, after a long period when Hegel and his dialectics of history have seemed less compelling than they were for previous generations of philosophers, is study of Hegel again becoming important? This title deals with these questions. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: ABA; HBA; HPCD1; HPQ; HRAB; JPA. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 232 x 155 x 18. Weight in Grams: 386.
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780765587
ISBN
9781780765587

€ 24.99
€ 24.39

Paperback. A second edition of O'Neill's important account and defence of the Kantian ethical position, featuring a new introduction and bibliography. Num Pages: 297 pages. BIC Classification: HPCD1; HPQ. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 151 x 226 x 17. Weight in Grams: 442.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107675537
ISBN
9781107675537

€ 27.64

Paperback. Editor(s): McGrady, Andrew G. Num Pages: 108 pages. BIC Classification: 1DBR; HPQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140. . New.
Publisher
Veritas Publications
Number of pages
108
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
9781853909320
ISBN
9781853909320

€ 9.87

Paperback. Understanding Torture surveys the massive literature surrounding torture, arguing that, once properly understood, there can be no defense of torture in any circumstances. Series: Contemporary Ethical Debates. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 157 x 16. Weight in Grams: 440.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748635382
ISBN
9780748635382

€ 34.36

Paperback. Offers a cross-cultural examination of individual, familial and societal attitudes towards sex and marriage. Exploring the codes by which we live our sexual lives and conventional morality, this title sets out a fresh morality, shaped and influenced by dramatic changes in society such as the emancipation of women and the use of contraceptives. Series: Routledge Classics. Num Pages: 208 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPQ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 203 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415482882
ISBN
9780415482882

€ 18.45

Paperback. Addresses the question of how to live well, and originates the concept of cultivating a virtuous character as the basis of his ethical system. In this title, the author sets out to examine the nature of happiness. It discusses the nature of practical reasoning, the value and the objects of pleasure, and the different forms of friendship. Translator(s): Thomson, J.A.K. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: HPCA; HPQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 296.
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140449495
ISBN
9780140449495

€ 10.99
€ 10.18

Hardcover. Series: The Palgrave Macmillan Animal Ethics Series. Num Pages: 226 pages, biography. BIC Classification: HPQ; HPS; KJG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 148 x 18. Weight in Grams: 426.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137434739
ISBN
9781137434739

€ 96.48

Hardcover. Num Pages: 312 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPQ; WBJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 150 x 230 x 2. Weight in Grams: 550.
Publisher
White Crow Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781907661174
ISBN
9781907661174

€ 25.22

Hardcover. Varieties of Ethical Reflection brings together new cultural and religious perspectives-drawn from non-Western, primarily Asian, philosophical sources-to globalize the contemporary discussion of theoretical and applied ethics. Editor(s): Barnhart, Michael. Series: Studies in Comparative Philosophy and Religion. Num Pages: 360 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: HPDF; HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 160 x 28. Weight in Grams: 716.
Publisher
Lexington Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Condition
New
SKU
V9780739104439
ISBN
9780739104439

€ 87.92

Paperback. How can we find true or reasonable moral principles to live our everyday lives by? This title presents 7 different moral theories, each of which attempts to provide the answer to the question of what we ought to do and why. It describes each theory, showing how it works in practice, assessing it and putting it into its historical perspective. Num Pages: 152 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 138 x 216 x 12. Weight in Grams: 220.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
152
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
third edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748682256
ISBN
9780748682256

€ 23.99
€ 21.16

Paperback. Iris Murdoch was a notable philosopher before she was a notable novelist and her work was brave, brilliant, and independent. This volume presents essays by critics and admirers of her work, together with a long Introduction on her career, reception, and achievement, an unpublished piece by Murdoch herself, and a memoir by her husband John Bayley. Editor(s): Broackes, Justin. Num Pages: 398 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPCF; HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 158 x 21. Weight in Grams: 568.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
398
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198701200
ISBN
9780198701200

€ 32.32

Hardcover. Editor(s): Williams, Clifford. Num Pages: 291 pages, biography. BIC Classification: HPQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 205 x 131 x 21. Weight in Grams: 404.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
320
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Edition
annotated edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781403994547
ISBN
9781403994547

€ 103.50

Hardcover. An engaging and original study of current issues in media ethics, this book challenges students to explore the relationship between media ethics and social change. Series: Media Topics. Num Pages: 240 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: HPQ; JFD; KNT. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 22. Weight in Grams: 400.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748617739
ISBN
9780748617739

€ 91.59