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Love Song with Motor Vehicles

by Alan Michael Parker BOA Editions Ltd. (July 01, 2014)

This newest collection showcases Parker's ability to wed fiction elements to his own distinct poetics.


Even

by Nigel Barley eBookIt.com (November 25, 2013)

Most people agree that the world should be just but that it simply isn't. Rogues flourish, the good die young and many feel they have not received their due. Unlike the rest of us, the anonymous hero of Even...


The Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil

by Omraam Mikhaël Aïvanhov Editions Prosveta (September 15, 2013)

The existence of evil in a world created by a perfect God is an enigma which has always preoc­cupied philosophers and theologians. Without departing from the general framework of the Judeo-Christian tradition,...


The Seven Deadly Sins: Society and Evil

by Stanford M. Lyman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 01, 1989)

When Stanford M. Lyman authored The Seven Deadly Sins: Society and Evil in 1978 it was hailed by Alasdair MacIntyre as "a book of absorbing interest and importance...[that] places us all in his debt." By Nelson...


Moral Cultivation: Essays on the Development of Character and Virtue

by Brad Wilburn Lexington Books (June 15, 2007)

Given that morality involves being a good person, an important issue for moral thinkers is moral cultivation, or our projects aimed at becoming better people. In explaining this issue, the authors collected...


Contrary to Thoughtlessness: Rethinking Practical Wisdom

by Monica Mueller Lexington Books (December 01, 2012)

This work examines thoughtlessness and seeks to illuminate the necessity and extent that reflection is involved in becoming practically wise within an Aristotelian virtue ethical framework. Derived from an Arendtian...


The Essential Friedrich Nietzsche Collection

by Friedrich Nietzsche eBookIt.com (March 07, 2013)

Compiled in one book, the essential collection of books by Friedrich Nietzsche:

Table Of Contents

THE ANTICHRIST

BEYOND GOOD AND EVIL

*I: The Case Of Wagner*

HOMER AND CLASSICAL PHILOLOGY.

ON THE FUTURE OF OUR...


Truth for Born-Again

by Perse D. Imm Eternity Publisher (February 21, 2013)

Heaven and Hell are futuristic, not currently real, but men's spirits, religion, fear, born-again and heavenly joy are. Men's spirits are dead. That's why men in general cannot have any realistic spiritual understandings...


The Nature of Intrinsic Value

by Michael J. Zimmerman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 21, 2001)

At the heart of ethics lies the concept of intrinsic value. It is at work when we assess whether a person is virtuous or vicious, and acts rightly or wrongly. This book investigates the nature of intrinsic value:...


Why Honor Matters

by Tamler Sommers Basic Books (May 07, 2018)

A controversial call to put honor at the center of morality

To the modern mind, the idea of honor is outdated, sexist, and barbaric. It evokes Hamilton and Burr and pistols at dawn, not visions of a well-organized...


The Fear Factor

by Abigail Marsh Basic Books (October 09, 2017)

In this "compelling scientific detective story," a leading neuroscientist looks for the nature of human kindness in the brains of heroes and psychopaths (Wall Street Journal).

At fourteen, Amber could boast of...


How to Be a Stoic

by Massimo Pigliucci Basic Books (May 08, 2017)

In the tradition of How to Live and How Proust Can Change Your Life, a philosopher asks how ancient Stoicism can help us flourish today

Whenever we worry about what to eat, how to love, or simply how to be happy,...


The Nature of Dignity

by Ron Bontekoe Lexington Books (March 16, 2010)

The Nature of Dignity argues that, given what evolutionary biology tells us about human nature, we need a new understanding of what is involved in the exhibition of personal dignity, since Kant and other Enlightenment...


On Peace of Mind and Care of Health

by Seneca Lm Publishers (April 07, 2020)

This book deals with Seneca treatise on Peace of Mind and Care of Health.

“I have given you an account of what things can preserve peace of mind, what things can restore it to us, what can arrest the vices...


God

by Keith Ward Oneworld Publications (March 01, 2013)

An inspired and impassioned historical examination of humanity's search for the divine

From Plato to Wittgenstein and religions from Judaism to the Hindu tradition, interspersed with divine influences from Classical...


Living with the Devil

by Stephen Batchelor Blackstone Publishing (October 29, 2019)

Stephen Batchelor's seminal work on humanity's struggle between good and evil

In the national bestseller Living with the Devil, Batchelor traces the trajectory from the words of the Buddha and Christ, through...


The Fear Factor

by Abigail Marsh & Christine Lakin Basic Books (October 10, 2017)

In this "compelling scientific detective story," a leading neuroscientist looks for the nature of human kindness in the brains of heroes and psychopaths (Wall Street Journal).

At fourteen, Amber could boast of...


How to Be a Stoic

by Massimo Pigliucci & Peter Coleman Basic Books (May 09, 2017)

In the tradition of How to Live and How Proust Can Change Your Life, a philosopher asks how ancient Stoicism can help us flourish today

Whenever we worry about what to eat, how to love, or simply how to be happy,...


Nietzsche's Zarathustra

by Kathleen Marie Higgins Lexington Books (April 27, 2010)

Nietzsche's Zarathustra is a guide through the convoluted territory of Nietzsche's Thus Spoke Zarathustra. It shows the philosophical significance of the fictional format as a means to simultaneously propose...


Ethical Restoration after Communal Violence

by Marguerite La Caze Lexington Books (September 15, 2018)

Contemporary political ethics has to face the question of how to repair relations which have broken down after crimes, oppression, and political violence. The book employs the work of European and feminist philosophers,...


An Introduction to Ethics: A Natural Law Approach

by Brian Besong Cascade Books (December 26, 2017)

It is natural for us to wonder what should I do, and why? And although a combination of common sense and upbringing aids us in answering our questions, it is also natural for us to seek answers that are grounded...


The Political History of the Devil

by Daniel Defoe Dover Publications (February 17, 2016)

Irreverent and ironic, this 1726 satire by the author of Robinson Crusoe examines the evolution of evil and the rise of the historical force known as "the devil." Daniel Defoe's passionate and perceptive survey...


Why Honor Matters

by Tamler Sommers Basic Books (May 08, 2018)

A controversial call to put honor at the center of morality

To the modern mind, the idea of honor is outdated, sexist, and barbaric. It evokes Hamilton and Burr and pistols at dawn, not visions of a well-organized...


California 2020

by Zachary Roberts Liver Shot Publishing (March 17, 2017)

Asleep in your Venice Beach apartment, an emergency alert wakes you with the warning of an imminent tsunami.

Your subsequent actions will change your city, your state, and your country forever.


From Eden and Back: The Incredible Misadventures of Billy Barker

by John Randolph Price eBookIt.com (February 21, 2013)

When John Randolph Price read Candide–written by Voltaire in 1759 and considered a remarkable satiric novel even to this day—he was inspired to write a similar parody for our time. He would take the basic...


The Perils of Uglytown: Studies in Structural Misanthropology from Plato to Rembrandt

by Harry Berger Fordham University Press (July 01, 2015)

The Perils of Uglytown develops a new concept, structural misanthropology, and traces its operation first in the dialogues of Plato and then in the work of humanists, playwrights, and painters of the Renaissance...


The Prince of Darkness

by Jeffrey Burton Russell Cornell University Press (March 10, 2016)

The Devil, Satan, Lucifer, Mephistopheles - throughout history the Prince of Darkness, the Western world's most powerful symbol of evil, has taken many names and shapes. Jeffrey Burton Russell here chronicles...


The Roots of Evil

by John Kekes Cornell University Press

“Evil is the most serious of our moral problems. All over the world cruelty, greed, prejudice, and fanaticism ruin the lives of countless victims. Outrage provokes outrage. Millions nurture seething hatred...


Systems of Ethics and Value Theory

by D S. D Sahakian Philosophical Library (January 01, 1963)

In the extensive study, Systems of Ethics and Value Theory, author William S. Sahakian deconstructs these two complex philosophical systems for a scholarly audience. He covers topics from self-realizationism...


Are We Automata?

by George Stuart Fullerton & William James Editions Le Mono (June 16, 2017)

William James, American psychologist and philosopher, was mainly known by his works on The Principles of Psychology and the Pragmatism. ---

Everyone is now acquainted with the Conscious-Automaton-theory......


The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Volume 2

by Jeremy Bentham, Professor Timothy L. S. Sprigge & Professor J.H. Burns UCL Press (June 07, 2017)

The first five volumes of the Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham contain over 1,300 letters written both to and from Bentham over a 50-year period, beginning in 1752 (aged three) with his earliest surviving letter...


The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham Volume 5

by Jeremy Bentham, Alexander Taylor Milne & Professor J.H. Burns UCL Press (June 07, 2017)

The first five volumes of the Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham contain over 1,300 letters written both to and from Bentham over a 50-year period, beginning in 1752 (aged three) with his earliest surviving letter...


The Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham, Volume 1

by Jeremy Bentham, Professor Timothy L. S. Sprigge & Professor J.H. Burns UCL Press (June 07, 2017)

The first five volumes of the Correspondence of Jeremy Bentham contain over 1,300 letters written both to and from Bentham over a 50-year period, beginning in 1752 (aged three) with his earliest surviving letter...


God's Goodness and God's Evil

by James Kellenberger Lexington Books (June 16, 2017)

Religious thinkers in the Christian theistic tradition have tried to resolve the problem of evil—how a wholly good and omnipotent God could allow there to be evil—by offering a theodicy. This book considers...


Dark Things

by Novica Tadic & Charles Simic BOA Editions Ltd. (September 05, 2016)

Novica Tadic is Serbia’s leading poet and the linguistic heir to Vasko Popa. With this translation, US Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize–winner Charles Simic brings the full range of Tadic’s dark beauty...


Diwata

by Barbara Jane Reyes BOA Editions Ltd. (August 31, 2010)

Tagalog is a language spoken by twenty-two million people in the Philippines. Diwata is a Tagalog term meaning "muse." Diwata is also a term for a mythical being who resides in nature, and who human communities...


Demons, the Devil, and Fallen Angels

by Marie D. Jones & Larry Flaxman Visible Ink Press (September 01, 2017)

Interest in the dark side is universal. Throughout the ages and spanning the world, tales and terrors of the devil, demons, and other dark forces have fascinated people. Demons, the Devil and Fallen Angels is...


On Evil

by Thomas Aquinas, John A. Oesterle & Jean T. Oesterle University of Notre Dame Press (July 18, 1995)

Many great thinkers have wrestled with the topic of evil. St. Thomas Aquinas's disputed question On Evil merges as the longest and most comprehensive study on the subject of evil available. This long-awaited...


Oppression and Responsibility

by Peg O’Connor Penn State University Press (August 02, 2002)

Combating homophobia, racism, sexism, and other forms of discrimination and violence in our society requires more than just focusing on the overt acts of prejudiced and abusive individuals. The very intelligibility...


Conscience and Other Virtues

by Douglas C. Langston Penn State University Press (November 21, 2000)

Conscience, once a core concept for ethics, has mostly disappeared from modern moral theory. In this book Douglas Langston traces its intellectual history to account for its neglect while arguing for its still...


The Problem of Evil: Selected Readings, Second Edition

by Michael L. Peterson University of Notre Dame Press (November 15, 2016)

Of all the issues in the philosophy of religion, the problem of reconciling belief in God with evil in the world arguably commands more attention than any other. For over two decades, Michael L. Peterson's The...


Strength of the Emotions

by . Spinoza Editions Le Mono (May 16, 2016)

Most writers on the emotions and on human conduct seem to be treating rather of matters outside nature than of natural phenomena following nature's general laws. They appear to conceive man to be situated in...


The Letter from Death

by Lillian Osb Moats & David J. Moats Three Arts Press (February 21, 2013)

In her fourth book, Lillian Moats constructs an astonishing appraisal of humanity through the eyes of Death itself. As an insightful, philosophical and witty narrator, Death takes a tour through the follies...


Pathways in Theodicy: An Introduction to the Problem of Evil

by Mark S. M. Scott Fortress Press (May 01, 2015)

Why does God permit evil and suffering? This question, known as the problem of evil in theological and philosophical circles, has perennially vexed Christian theology. Academic studies on the problem of evil,...