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The Virtues: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Craig A. Boyd, Kevin Timpe

9780198845379
Paperback
March 2021

Very Short Introductions

The nature of the virtues has a long tradition of thought, from Aristotle to Thomas Aquinas. This book considers the virtues in various cultural, religious, and philosophical contexts. Examining the key virtues, and some of the vices, it explores the cultivation of the virtues as an alternative way of moral thinking.

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Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Simon Blackburn

9780198868101
Paperback
January 2021

Very Short Introductions

Simon Blackburn tackles the major moral questions surrounding birth, death, happiness, desire, and freedom, and considers how we should think about the meaning of life. This new edition highlights the importance of an understanding of approaches to ethics and its foundations, and how this relates to our modern world of eroding trust.

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Rethinking Existentialism

£19.99

Jonathan Webber

9780198866763
Paperback
August 2020

Jonathan Webber presents an original interpretation of existentialism as the ethical theory that human freedom is the foundation of all other values. He analyses classic works by Sartre, Beauvoir, and Fanon, in critical contrast with others by Camus, Freud, and Merleau-Ponty and discusses key topics such as character, gender, and race.

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Buddhist Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Damien Keown

9780198850052
Paperback
June 2020

Very Short Introductions

Damien Keown offers an introduction to Buddhist moral teachings, and considers the application of Buddhist ethical principles to pressing issues today, including violence and terrorism; environment; treatment of animals; and views on sexuality and gender; abortion; suicide and euthanasia; and technological developments such as AI.

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Environmental Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Robin Attfield

9780198797166
Paperback
December 2018

Very Short Introductions

Robin Attfield introduces environmental ethics, exploring the values involved in issues such as pollution, habitat loss, and climate change. Considering the different groups involved in environmental ethics, and the attitudes of the world's religions to environmental stewardship, he calls for action from us all to manage our environment ethically.

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Medical Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Michael Dunn, Tony Hope

9780198815600
Paperback
November 2018

Very Short Introductions

Dealing with some of the thorniest problems in medicine, from euthanasia to the distribution of health care resources, this book introduces the reasoning we can use to approach medical ethics. Exploring how medical ethics supports health professionals' work, it also considers the impact of the media, pressure groups, and legal judgments.

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Exploring Inductive Risk: Case Studies of Values in Science

£30.49

Kevin C. Elliott, Ted Richards

9780190467722
Paperback
July 2017

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Utilitarianism: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Katarzyna de Lazari-Radek, Peter Singer

9780198728795
Paperback
July 2017

Very Short Introductions

Utilitarianism is one of the most important and influential secular philosophies of modern times, and has drawn considerable debate and controversy. This Very Short Introduction considers its origins, its relevance to modern moral challenges, and the arguments and discussions around utilitarian approaches.

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Philosophy of Science: Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Samir Okasha

9780198745587
Paperback
July 2016

Very Short Introductions

This Very Short Introduction provides a concise overview of the main themes of contemporary philosophy of science. It explores the fundamental questions and challenges in the field, and looks at philosophical issues in particular sciences, including the problem of classification in biology, and the nature of space and time in physics.

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The Passions of the Soul and Other Late Philosophical Writings

£10.99

René Descartes, Michael Moriarty

9780199684137
Paperback
November 2015

Oxford World's Classics

The Passions of the Soul is Descartes's greatest contribution to the understanding of the union of mind and body. It discusses the emotions and their place in human life. This volume also includes both sides of the correspondence with Princess Elisabeth of Bohemia, crucial to the genesis of the work, and Part I of The Principles of Philosophy.

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Ethics: History, Theory, and Contemporary Issues

Sixth Edition

£82.99

Steven M. Cahn, Peter Markie

9780190209803
Paperback
October 2015

If you are a lecturer interested in adopting this title for your course, please contact your Oxford representative to arrange a local price

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Ethics and the Acquisition of Organs

£25.99

T. M. Wilkinson

9780198709596
Paperback
February 2015

Issues in Biomedical Ethics

Transplantation is a medically successful and cost-effective way to treat people whose organs have failed—but not enough organs are available to meet demand. T. M. Wilkinson explores the major ethical problems raised by policies for acquiring organs. Key topics include the rights of the dead, the role of the family, and the sale of organs.

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Confucianism: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Daniel K. Gardner

9780195398915
Paperback
June 2014

Very Short Introductions

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Discourses, Fragments, Handbook

£9.99

Epictetus, Robin Hard, Christopher Gill

9780199595181
Paperback
February 2014

Oxford World's Classics

This is the only complete modern translation of Epictetus's Discourses, together with the Handbook and fragments. A major work of Stoic practical ethics, the Discourses teach that the basis of happiness is up to us. This accessible new translation is accompanied by a full introduction and thorough notes.

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The Oxford Handbook of Animal Ethics

£43.99

Tom L. Beauchamp, R.G. Frey

9780199351978
Paperback
February 2014

Oxford Handbooks

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On What Matters: Volume Two

£18.99

Derek Parfit

9780199681044
Paperback
July 2013

The Berkeley Tanner Lectures

This is the second volume of a major new work in moral philosophy. It starts with critiques of Derek Parfit's work by four eminent moral philosophers, and his responses. The largest part of the volume is a self-contained monograph on normativity. The final part comprises seven new essays on Kant, reasons, and why the universe exists.

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On What Matters: Volume One

£18.99

Derek Parfit

9780199681037
Paperback
July 2013

The Berkeley Tanner Lectures

This is the first volume of a major work in moral philosophy, the long-awaited follow-up to Parfit's classic Reasons and Persons, a landmark of 20th-century philosophy. Parfit presents a powerful new treatment of reasons and a critical examination of the most prominent systematic moral theories, leading to his own ground-breaking conclusion.

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Contemporary Moral Arguments: Readings in Ethical Issues

Second Edition

£58.99

Lewis Vaughn

9780199922260
Paperback
December 2012

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Reflecting on Nature: Readings in Environmental Ethics and Philosophy

Second Edition

£36.99

Lori Gruen, Dale Jamieson, Christopher Schlottmann

9780199782437
Paperback
October 2012

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Military Ethics: An Introduction with Case Studies

£29.99

Stephen Coleman

9780199846290
Paperback
September 2012

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