Books tagged: moral philosophy

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Moving Beyond Good and Evil: A Theory of Morality, Law, and Government
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Price: Free! Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This short book starts from first principles of moral nihilism and determinism and arrives at a shared system of morality and justice. It suggests a moral or ethical system that abandons the assumptions of objectivity, moral agency, and free will, and goes on to explore the implications of such a theory in the areas of criminal justice and government.
Thinking Green: Ethics for a Small Planet
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 97,560. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Nothing short of an environmental manifesto for mankind, this extraordinary and learned treatise teaches a different way of thinking about humans’ place on the planet.
The Ethical Philosophy of Bertrand Russell
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,190. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Based on full length book of the same title. A critical exposition of the ethical philosophy of Bertrand Russell. Traces the development of Russell's ethical ideas from cognitivism (similar to G. E. Moore) to non-cognitivism (similar to A.J.Ayer).Concludes with author, Dr. Ramendra's critical comments on Russell's ethical ideas.(This is the second revised and expanded version of the ebook.)
The Fourth Age: Fifth Edition
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,830. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The Fourth Age proposes that we can move beyond the short-term, localized periods of peace seen in the Civilized Age and advance toward a period of universal and perpetual peace. This book establishes a philosophy of life and a system of morality that have the potential to eliminate conflict at its source.
Geopolitical Considerations behind the IT Consumerism
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Price: Free! Words: 12,060. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Essay » Business
This book shows what the "coltan business" is and its consequences in the Democratic Republic of Congo, drawing, at the same time, reader's attention toward a long-term, ethical, approach to do business.
Mortal Diamond: Poems
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,660. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2013 by Upper West Side Philosophers, Inc.. Category: Fiction » Poetry » European poetry
In this new collection of poems, Durs Grünbein takes us on a spiritual journey through the labyrinthine cosmos of the human soul and its manifold embodiments across the ages. In lovingly tracing the paradoxes of creatureliness—its joys and sufferings, its resilience and fragility—Grünbein reminds us of the “mortal diamond from the hands of nature” that is life.
Stoicism: A Practical Guide to the Select Works of Seneca
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
In this book, M. James Ziccardi presents in an easy to follow format the key passages and principal ideas that are put forward in six of Seneca’s most important works: On the Shortness of Life On Anger On the Happy Life On Peace of Mind On Benefits On Clemency. Portions of this book have been extracted from M. James Ziccardi’s "Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By".
Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,170. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This book is an assemblage of some of the most insightful and enlightening ideas which have been extracted from the writings of four of the most influential figures in the philosophy of Stoicism: Seneca, Musonius Rufus, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius.
Fundamentals of Western Philosophy
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,260. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general
This work includes detailed examinations of the ideas put forth by such influential thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, George Berkeley, John Locke, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, Arthur Schopenhauer, Bertrand Russell, Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Stuart Mill, and Alexis de Tocqueville.
R2P: The Essence of Human Commonality
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
In a globalized world, perennially plagued by the crisis of genocide and the obliteration of human rights, countries must gravely consider their rights and their duties to intervene—politically, economically, and, if necessary, militarily—in the mission to create peace and to save lives.