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100 Conversations You Need to Have: A Philosophy Guide for Daily Growth / a Stoic Philosophy Guide for Daily Growth /A Chinese Philosophy Guide for Daily Growth
100 Conversations You Need to Have
A Philosophy Guide for Daily Growth / a Stoic Philosophy Guide for Daily Growth /A Chinese Philosophy Guide for Daily Growth
Paperback      ISBN: 1618117998
Each notebook of "100 Conversations You Need to Have" provides 100 questions concerning happiness, friendship, discipline, patience, the meaning of life and death and a range of other essential topics. The pages within invite the reader to write a response to each question, then offers a famous philosopher
Action Reconceptualized: Human Agency and Its Sources
Action Reconceptualized
Human Agency and Its Sources
Hardcover      ISBN: 1498519644
In re-examining the concepts of desire, intention, and trying, David K. Chan brings a fresh approach toward resolving many of the problems that have occupied philosophers of action for almost a century. This book not only presents a complete theory of human agency but also, by developing the conceptual tools needed to do moral philosophy, lays the groundwork for formulating an ethics that is rooted in a clear, intuitive, and coherent moral psychology.
Adam Ferguson and Ethical Integrity: The Man and His Prescriptions for the Moral Life
Adam Ferguson and Ethical Integrity
The Man and His Prescriptions for the Moral Life
Hardcover      ISBN: 1498504574
This book is about learning how to live the good life. Part biography and part philosophical inquiry, it is a fresh, original interpretation of the intellectual world of the largely forgotten, eighteenth-century professor, Adam Ferguson. Although less well-known today than his famous Scottish contemporaries, Adam Smith and David Hume, Ferguson was considered their equal in the 18th century. The book shows how Ferguson, who grew up speaking Gaelic and English, and spent a decade ministering to a Highlander regiment, developed a distinctive, cross-cultural approach to moral philosophy that is relevant for doing comparative ethics in today
Against Authenticity: Why You Shouldn't Be Yourself
Against Authenticity
Why You Shouldn't Be Yourself
Hardcover      ISBN: 0739182005
Simon Feldman explores how the concept of authenticity has become an unrealistic ideal founded on metaphysically confused notions of the self. In Against Authenticity, Feldman argues for the validity and value of inauthenticity in our lives, providing an exciting challenge for studies of ethics, metaethics, metaphysics, and moral psychology.
Against Authenticity: Why You Shouldn't Be Yourself
Against Authenticity
Why You Shouldn't Be Yourself
Paperback      ISBN: 149850678x
Simon Feldman explores how the concept of authenticity has become an unrealistic ideal founded on metaphysically confused notions of the self. In Against Authenticity, Feldman argues for the validity and value of inauthenticity in our lives, providing an exciting challenge for studies of ethics, metaethics, metaphysics, and moral psychology.
Against Individualism: A Confucian Rethinking of the Foundations of Morality, Politics, Family, and Religion
Against Individualism
A Confucian Rethinking of the Foundations of Morality, Politics, Family, and Religion
Paperback      ISBN: 073919982x
This book is both a critique of the concept of the rights-holding, free, autonomous individual and attendant ideology dominant in the contemporary West, and an account of an alternative view, that of the role-bearing, interrelated responsible person of classical Confucianism, suitably modified for addressing the manifold problems of today.
Aligning Values and Politics: Empowerment Versus Entitlement
Aligning Values and Politics
Empowerment Versus Entitlement
Paperback      ISBN: 0761867236
Aligning Values and Politics argues that empowering individuals for self-actualization is an indispensable tool for attaining freedom; therefore, politics must align with the promotion of self-actualization. Private property rights have in the past helped people to develop skills, but such rights were abused. Once these rights are combined with an ethics of responsibility, the book opens the doors to a nonpartisan analysis of income inequality, inheritance, race relations, abortion and governance. The book argues that the American government is engaged in producing
Ambivalence: A Philosophical Exploration
Ambivalence
A Philosophical Exploration
Hardcover      ISBN: 1786601524
Combining Analytic and Continental approaches, this book provides a detailed analysis of mental ambivalence and its structures, forms and possibilities, in a philosophical context. The author explores ambivalence alongside issues relating to subjectivity, action and judgement, developing new and highly original accounts of these concepts.
Ambivalence: A Philosophical Exploration
Ambivalence
A Philosophical Exploration
Paperback      ISBN: 1786601532
Combining Analytic and Continental approaches, this book provides a detailed analysis of mental ambivalence and its structures, forms and possibilities, in a philosophical context. The author explores ambivalence alongside issues relating to subjectivity, action and judgement, developing new and highly original accounts of these concepts.
American Ethics: A Source Book from Edwards to Dewey
American Ethics
A Source Book from Edwards to Dewey
Paperback      ISBN: 076181826x
An anthology of 75 readings trace the first 300 years of ethics in what is now the US, from the early Puritans and their most able spokesman, Jonathan Edwards, to the middle of the 20th century, when John Dewey gained immense influence. Each of the six includes an introduction, questions for discussion, and a list of further reading. A brief glossary does not indicate pronunciation. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)