379 books (19 pages) in this category
A Philosopher Looks at Our Political Crisis
by Martha C. Nussbaum
by Peter Singer
Internationally renowned philosopher Peter Singer presents a challenging new movement in the search for an ethical life, one that has emerged from his work on some of the world's most pressing problems.<BR> Effective altruism requires a ...
by A.C. Grayling
Previously published as <i>Ethics</i>, Aristotle's <i>The Nicomachean Ethics</i> addresses the question of how to live well, and originates the concept of cultivating a virtuous character as the basis of his ethical system. This Penguin Classics
by Aristotle .
Happiness, then, is the best, noblest, and most pleasant thing in the world.'In the Nicomachean Ethics Aristotle's guiding question is: what is the best thing for a human being? His answer is happiness, but he means, not something we feel, but
by Keith Ansell Pearson
The Nietzsche Reader brings together in one volume substantial selections from the entire body of Nietzsche?s writings, together with illuminating commentary on Nietzsche?s life and importance, and introductions to his major works and ...
Social Categories and Cultural Evolution
by Cailin O'Connor
In almost every human society some people get more and others get less. Why is inequity the rule in human societies? The Origins of Unfairness looks at cultural evolution in groups divided into social categories like gender and race to consider ...
by Paul B Armstrong
by Raimond Gaita
How do animals think and feel? Is it mistaken to attribute to them the concepts of love, devotion, grief; even dignity? How can we understand our conception of such things, and what do our relations with animals say about our own ...
A Compendium of Philosophical Concepts and Methods
by Julian Baggini
The second edition of this popular compendium provides the necessary intellectual equipment to engage with and participate in effective philosophical argument, reading, and reflection <ul type="disc"> <li>Features significantly revised, updated
by Warhol Andy
In this autobiography, published in 1975, the private Andy Warhol talks about love, sex, food, beauty, fame, work, money, success; about New York and America; about himself - his childhood in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, good times and bad ...
by Alexander Bogdanov
<div>This is the best introduction to the thought of Bogdanov, a Russian polymath who was a co-founder of the Bolshevik-Party.</div> ...
A Critical Introduction
by Beverley Clack
<p>For over twenty years, Beverley Clack and Brian R. Clack's distinctive and thought-provoking introduction to the philosophy of religion has been of enormous value to students and scholars, providing an approach to the subject that is bold and
by Nathan A Scott
by Jason Read
<div>In this stimulating and wide-ranging study, Jason Read uses the concept of transindividuality to re-examine social relation sand subjectivity.</div> ...
The 'Activity Approach' in Late Soviet Philosophy
by Vesa Oittinen
<div>This book depicts in detail the rise and fall of a remarkable phenomenon in Soviet Marxism: ‘The Activity Approach.’</div> ...
by Niccolo Machiavelli
<p><i>"[I]t is safer to be feared than loved".</i></p><p>These words embody the spirit of <i>The Prince</i>, Niccolò Machiavelli's classic work of political philosophy. Machiavelli's advice for how a ruler should acquire and ruthlessly exercise ...
by Niccolo Machiavelli
Niccolo Machiavelli's astute observations on how to read people and situations, especially for acquiring and maintaining political power, is a classic primer for politicians and business leaders alike. ...
by Kahlil Gibran
<b>The original self-help book- bestselling The Prophet takes the reader on an unparalleled spiritual and philosophical journey</b><BR><BR>The time has come for the revered Prophet to leave Orphalese. Before he departs, people gather around him ...
A Global History of Ethics
by Kenan Malik
A history that has never been told before: the story of the global search for moral truth. ...