Ethics

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  • The Apology and Related Dialogues

    Socrates, one of the first of the great philosophers, left no written works. What survives of his thought are second-hand descriptions of his teachings and…

  • Business Ethics

    Business Ethics: An Interactive Introduction connects the academic to the practical, extracting the basic elements of rigorous philosophical ethics into a format that can be…

  • Happy Lives, Good Lives

    Happy Lives, Good Lives offers a thorough introduction to a variety of perspectives on happiness. Among the questions at issue: Is happiness only a state…

  • Theories of Happiness: An Anthology

    Theories of Happiness: An Anthology introduces readers to many difficult philosophical questions surrounding the concept of happiness. With historical and contemporary readings in philosophy, psychology,…

  • Philosophizing About Sex

    Ancient Greek philosophers, medieval theologians, Enlightenment thinkers, and contemporary humanists alike have debated all aspects of human sexuality, including its purpose, permissibility, normalcy, and risks.…

  • Victims and Victimhood

    Who is a victim? Considerations of innocence typically figure in our notions of victimhood, as do judgments about causation, responsibility, and harm. Those identified as…

  • Well and Good – Fourth Edition

    Well and Good presents a combination of classic and little-known cases in health care ethics. These cases, accompanied by information about the major ethical theories,…

  • Learning through Disagreement

    Learning through Disagreement offers practical instruction in how to locate underlying assumptions and values so as to identify points of overlap that can serve as…

  • Propaganda and the Ethics of Persuasion – Second Edition

    This book develops a sophisticated account of propaganda and its intriguing history. It begins with a brief overview of Western propaganda, including Ancient Greek theories…

  • The Morality of War – Second Edition

    The first edition of The Morality of War was one of the most widely-read and successful books ever written on the topic. In this second…

  • Globalization and International Development

    This new anthology offers a wide selection of readings addressing the contemporary moral issues that arise from the division between the Global North and South—“the…

  • Essays and Treatises on Philosophical Subjects

    This is the first edition in over a century to present David Hume’s Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, Dissertation on the Passions, Enquiry Concerning the Principles…

  • Environmental Ethics

    This book explains the basic concepts of environmental ethics and applies them to global environmental problems. The author concisely introduces basic moral theories, discusses how…

  • Sexual Harassment

    Sexual Harassment: An Introduction to the Conceptual and Ethical Issues covers the most important normative, conceptual, and legal issues associated with sexual harassment. Keith Dromm…

  • Readings in Health Care Ethics – Second Edition

    Readings in Health Care Ethics provides a wide-ranging selection of important and engaging contributions to the field of health care ethics. The second edition adds…

  • Suicide

    Suicide was selected as a Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2012! Suicide: The Philosophical Dimensions is a provocative and comprehensive investigation of the main philosophical…

  • The Immorality of Punishment

    In The Immorality of Punishment Michael Zimmerman argues forcefully that not only our current practice but indeed any practice of legal punishment is deeply morally…

  • Corporate Social Responsibility

    The term corporate social responsibility (CSR) is often used in the boardroom, classroom, and political platform, but what does it really mean? Do corporations have…

  • Ethics and Professionalism in Engineering

    The rapid pace of technological change constantly gives rise to new ethical dilemmas, and engineers must be as well versed in societal values and ethics…

  • Utilitarianism – Ed. Heydt

    John Stuart Mill’s Utilitarianism is a philosophical defense of utilitarianism, a moral theory stating that right actions are those that tend to promote overall happiness.…

  • The Price of Compassion

    This important book includes a compelling selection of original essays on euthanasia and associated legislative and health-care issues, together with important background material for understanding…

  • Animals and Ethics – Third Edition

    Can animals be regarded as part of the moral community? To what extent, if at all, do they have moral rights? Are we wrong to…

  • Incompatibilism’s Allure

    The role of freedom in assigning moral responsibility is one of the deepest problems in metaphysics and moral theory. Incompatibilism’s Allure provides original analysis of…

  • Personal Identity and Ethics

    The relationship between personal identity and ethics remains on of the most intriguing yet vexing issues in philosophy. It is commonplace to hold that moral…