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Can Biotechnology Abolish Suffering?
Price: Free! Words: 166,460. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biotechnology
Can Biotechnology Abolish Suffering? is a collection of essays by utilitarian philosopher David Pearce. The essays deal with the abolition of suffering through biotechnology, negative utilitarianism, our obligations toward non-human animals, the nature of consciousness, and the future of intelligent life.
Utilitarianism
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 27,150. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2017 by Coventry House Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Utilitarianism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
"Utilitarianism" is a classic exposition and defense of utilitarianism in ethics. The essay provides support for the value of utilitarianism as a moral theory and defends it against a wide range of criticisms and misunderstandings.
The Hedonistic Imperative
Price: Free! Words: 54,440. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The Hedonistic Imperative outlines how genetic engineering and nanotechnology will abolish suffering in all sentient life.
Moral Truths: The Foundation of Ethics
Price: Free! Words: 46,320. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
There are moral truths. There are truths about what matters in this world, and therefore also truths about how we should act in it. And we need to realize these truths, as such a realization itself will ignite a fundamental change for the better, both in our thinking, conduct and culture altogether. A fundamental change toward higher moral ground. Or so this book argues.
Introduction To Philosophical Ethics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,590. Language: English. Published: January 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
An Introductory overview of the various divisions of ethics and a practical approach to ethics in religious and non-religious situations. Concepts evaluated include: Normative Ethics, Deontological Ethics, Metaethics, Altruism, Egoism, Egotism, Utilitarianism, and myriads more.
Political Philosophy: A Practical Guide to the Select Works of John Stuart Mill
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & Surveys / Modern, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Utilitarianism
John Stuart Mill is widely regarded as one of the most influential philosophers of the 19th-century. In this book, M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages and principal ideas which are put forward in four of Mill’s most influential works: "On Liberty", "Considerations on Representative Government", "Utilitarianism", and "The Subjection of Women".
The Rest of Her Life
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 147,200. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Literature » Literary
Discovering she has terminal cancer, Jill searches for a way to give her final days and life meaning and to create her legacy. In this story of how we give value to our lives, and of how we must take responsibility for our actions, the unusual path Jill chooses leads to conflict with friends, family and the law, and forces her to deal with events that turn her plans upside down.
On Liberty - with full text by John Stuart Mill and modern introduction by Rupert Matthews
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 49,890. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2012 by Bretwalda Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Utilitarianism
On Liberty is undoubtedly the most influential and best known of the works by the British philosopher John Stuart Mill. And unlike many philosophical works, it is written in relatively easy to understand language and is fairly short. This edition includes a new introduction and conclusion by historian Rupert Matthews.