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Right & Wrong & Palestine
and Palestine, 9-11, Iraq, 7-7. . .
Written by Ted Honderich


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $18.95

Philosopher Ted Honderich insightfully relates four shattering current events in this articulate, well-reasoned moral and political analysis. Exploring the war in Iraq, the controversy in Palestine, and the tragic events of 9-11 and London’s 7-7, Honderich elucidates the great questions of right and wrong in a conflict-ridden era. Read more >
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Sent by Earth
A Message from the Grandmother Spirit
Written by Alice Walker


Format: eBook
On Sale: January 4, 2011
Price: $5.00

Now more timely than ever, Alice Walker’s Sent By Earth reflects on the tragedy of September 11, 2001, and addresses the anger many Americans felt at the presumed perpetrator of the attack: Osama bin Laden. In powerfully reflective, nuanced, and above all heartfelt prose, Walker explores the seeds of hatred and... Read more >
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Exuberant Skepticism

Written by Paul Kurtz


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 29, 2010
Price: $11.99

For more than three decades, philosopher Paul Kurtz has been a strong advocate of skepticism, not only as a philosophical position, but also as a fulfilling way of life. Contrary to the view that skepticism is merely a negative, nay saying, or debunking stance toward commonly held beliefs, skepticism as defined... Read more >
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Forbidden Fruit
The Ethics of Secularism
Written by Paul Kurtz


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 29, 2010
Price: $11.99

Paul Kurtz, America's leading secular humanist philosopher, affirms that it is possible to live the good life and be morally responsible, without belief in religion. In this original and penetrating book, Kurtz delineates the means by which humanity can transcend the limitations of traditional religious loyalties and achieve a higher stage... Read more >
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The Life You Can Save
The Life You Can Save
Written by Peter Singer
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ISBN: 9780812981568
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The Life You Can Save
How to Do Your Part to End World Poverty
Written by Peter Singer


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: September 14, 2010
Price: $15.00

For the first time in history, eradicating world poverty is within our reach. Yet around the world, a billion people struggle to live each day on less than many of us pay for bottled water. In The Life You Can Save, Peter Singer uses ethical arguments, illuminating examples, and case studies...

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Handing One Another Along
Handing One Another Along
Written by Robert Coles, Edited by Trevor Hall and Vicki Kennedy
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ISBN: 9780679604037
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Handing One Another Along
Literature and Social Reflection
Written by Robert Coles
Edited by Trevor Hall and Vicki Kennedy


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 31, 2010
Price: $14.99

In this book on shaping a meaningful and ethical life, the renowned, Pulitzer Prize–winning author explores how character, courage, and human and moral understanding can be fostered by reflecting on the lives of others, through stories. Based on Robert Coles’ legendary course at Harvard, this provocative book addresses such questions as... Read more >
Ethics
Ethics
Edited by Gordon Marino
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ISBN: 9780812977783
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Ethics
The Essential Writings
Edited by Gordon Marino


Format: Trade Paperback, 640 pages
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $18.00

In Ethics: The Essential Writings, philosopher Gordon Marino skillfully presents an accessible, provocative anthology of both ancient and modern classics on matters moral. The philosophers represent 2,500 years of thought—from Plato, Kant, and Nietzsche to Alasdair MacIntyre, Susan Wolf, and Peter Singer—and cover a broad range of topics, from the timeless... Read more >
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Ethics
Ethics
Written by Gordon Marino
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ISBN: 9781588368010
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Ethics
The Essential Writings
Written by Gordon Marino


Format: eBook
On Sale: August 10, 2010
Price: $13.99

In Ethics: The Essential Writings, philosopher Gordon Marino skillfully presents an accessible, provocative anthology of both ancient and modern classics on matters moral. The philosophers represent 2,500 years of thought—from Plato, Kant, and Nietzsche to Alasdair MacIntyre, Susan Wolf, and Peter Singer—and cover a broad range of topics, from the timeless... Read more >
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The Birth of Tragedy and The Case of Wagner
The Birth of Tragedy and The Case of Wagner
Written by Friedrich Nietzsche
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ISBN: 9780307432988
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The Birth of Tragedy and The Case of Wagner

Written by Friedrich Nietzsche


Format: eBook, 240 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2010
Price: $10.99

The Birth of Tragedy (1872) was Nietzsche's first book. Its youthful faults were exposed by Nietzsche in the brilliant "Attempt at a Self-Criticism" which he added to the new edition of 1886. But the book, whatever its excesses, remains one of the most relevant statements on tragedy ever penned. It exploded... Read more >
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When God Says War Is Right
When God Says War Is Right
Written by Darrell Cole
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ISBN: 9780307553195
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When God Says War Is Right
The Christian#s Perspective on When and How to Fight
Written by Darrell Cole


Format: eBook, 176 pages
On Sale: May 5, 2010
Price: $10.99

Across the centuries, how have Christians who follow the Prince of Peace responded to the recurring reality of war? And what guidance do they offer for believers today–in the midst of global conflict?

In When God Says War Is Right, Dr. Darrell Cole offers thorough and highly readable answers. His expert examination... Read more >
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Citizen of the World
Citizen of the World
Written by Peter Kemp, Translated by Russell L. Dees
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616141714
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Citizen of the World
The Cosmopolitan Ideal for the Twenty-First Century
Written by Peter Kemp
Translated by Russell L. Dees


Format: Hardcover, 297 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2010
Price: $29.00

To be a cosmopolitan—i.e., a citizen of the world first and only secondarily a member of a particular nation—is an ideal that has a long history. It dates back to the ancient Greek philosopher Diogenes of Sinope in the third century BCE. If someone asked him where he came from, he... Read more >
The Code for Global Ethics
The Code for Global Ethics
Written by Rodrigue Tremblay, Preface by Paul Kurtz
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781616141721
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The Code for Global Ethics
Ten Humanist Principles
Written by Rodrigue Tremblay
Preface by Paul Kurtz


Format: Hardcover, 300 pages
On Sale: April 27, 2010
Price: $27.00

Humanists have long contended that morality is a strictly human concern and should be independent of religious creeds and dogma. This principle was clearly articulated in the two Humanist Manifestos issued in the mid-twentieth century and in Humanist Manifesto 2000, which appeared at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Now this... Read more >
A Comprehensive History Of Western Ethics
What Do We Believe?
Written by Warren Ashby


Format: eBook
On Sale: April 7, 2010
Price: $12.99

Our intellectual history spans more than 2,000 years, yet, surprisingly, we have had no adequate history of Western ethics. A Comprehensive History of Western Ethics fills this void by providing an engaging, thorough, and inclusive history that encompasses both classical and modern perspectives. Author Warren Ashby speaks both to students of... Read more >
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Overcoming Speechlessness
Overcoming Speechlessness
Written by Alice Walker
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ISBN: 9781583229170
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Overcoming Speechlessness
A Poet Encounters the Horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo, and Palestine/Israel
Written by Alice Walker


Format: Trade Paperback, 64 pages
On Sale: April 6, 2010
Price: $9.95

In 2006, Alice Walker, working with Women for Women International, visited Rwanda and the eastern Congo to witness the aftermath of the genocide in Kigali. Invited by Code Pink, an antiwar group working to end the Iraq War, Walker traveled to Palestine/Israel three years later to view the devastation on the... Read more >
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My Brain Made Me Do It
My Brain Made Me Do It
Written by Eliezer J. Sternberg
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ISBN: 9781616141653
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My Brain Made Me Do It
The Rise of Neuroscience and the Threat to Moral Responsibility
Written by Eliezer J. Sternberg


Format: Trade Paperback, 244 pages
On Sale: March 23, 2010
Price: $21.00

As scientists continue to explore how the brain works, using ever more sophisticated technology, it seems likely that new findings will radically alter the traditional understanding of human nature. One aspect of human nature that is already being questioned by recent developments in neuroscience is free will. Do our decisions arise... Read more >
Exuberant Skepticism
Exuberant Skepticism
Written by Paul Kurtz, Edited by John R. Shook
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ISBN: 9781591027782
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Exuberant Skepticism

Written by Paul Kurtz
Edited by John R. Shook


Format: Trade Paperback, 230 pages
On Sale: February 23, 2010
Price: $19.00

For more than three decades, philosopher Paul Kurtz has been a strong advocate of skepticism, not only as a philosophical position, but also as a fulfilling way of life. Contrary to the view that skepticism is merely a negative, nay saying, or debunking stance toward commonly held beliefs, skepticism as defined... Read more >
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A Personal Aristocracy
A Personal Aristocracy
Written by True Blue Indigo
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ISBN: 9781556438660
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A Personal Aristocracy
Cultivating the Power of Spiritual Nobility
Written by True Blue Indigo


Format: Trade Paperback, 328 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2010
Price: $17.95

The Book of the Courtier meets Eckhart Tolle in this essential work of new consciousness literature. Jesus, Buddha, Baha-u’llah, Martin Luther King, Guru Nanek, Mohammed, Gandhi, Mother Theresa and others are widely considered the spiritual nobility of the world. In contrast to the ancient material nobility whose power is based upon... Read more >
Philosophy and Sex
Philosophy and Sex
Edited by Robert B. Baker, Frederick A. Elliston and Kathleen J. Wininger
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ISBN: 9781591026099
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Philosophy and Sex
Adultery - Monogamy - Feminism - Rape - Same-sex Marriage - Abortion - Promiscuity - Perversion
Edited by Robert B. Baker, Frederick A. Elliston and Kathleen J. Wininger


Format: Trade Paperback, 519 pages
On Sale: August 30, 2009
Price: $30.99

This classic sourcebook, which has for three decades helped thousands rethink their views of ethics and human sexuality, is all new and totally revised for the challenges of the 21st century.

Featuring essays on adultery, monogamy, perversion, homosexuality, pederasty, sex without love, sexual equality and more, Philosophy and Sex retains its uniqueness... Read more >
Conversations with Elie Wiesel
Conversations with Elie Wiesel
Written by Elie Wiesel and Richard D. Heffner
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ISBN: 9780307518156
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Conversations with Elie Wiesel

Written by Elie Wiesel and Richard D. Heffner


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On Sale: August 26, 2009
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Conversations with Elie Wiesel is a far-ranging dialogue with the Nobel Peace Prize-winner on the major issues of our time and on life’s timeless questions.

In open and lively responses to the probing questions and provocative comments of Richard D. Heffner—American historian, noted public television moderator/producer, and Rutgers University professor—Elie Wiesel covers... Read more >
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So Sexy So Soon
So Sexy So Soon
Written by Diane E. Levin, Ph.D. and Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D.
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ISBN: 9780345505071
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So Sexy So Soon
The New Sexualized Childhood and What Parents Can Do to Protect Their Kids
Written by Diane E. Levin, Ph.D. and Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D.


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
On Sale: July 21, 2009
Price: $15.00

Risqué Halloween costumes for young girls. T-shirts that boast “Chick Magnet” for toddler boys. Sexy content on almost every television channel, as well as in movies and video games. Popular culture and technology inundate our boys and girls with an onslaught of graphic sexual messages at earlier ages than ever before... Read more >
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Ethics-Politics-Subjectivity
Ethics-Politics-Subjectivity
Written by Simon Critchley
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ISBN: 9781844673513
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Ethics-Politics-Subjectivity
Essays on Derrida, Levinas & Contemporary French Thought
Written by Simon Critchley


Format: Trade Paperback, 302 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $12.95

In Ethics–Politics–Subjectivity, Simon Critchley takes up three questions at the centre of contemporary theoretical debate: What is ethical experience? What can be said of the subject who has this experience? What, if any, is the relation of ethical experience to politics? Through spirited confrontations with major thinkers, such as Lacan, Nancy... Read more >
The Transparency of Evil
The Transparency of Evil
Written by Jean Baudrillard, Translated by James Benedict
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ISBN: 9781844673452
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The Transparency of Evil
Essays on Extreme Phenomena
Written by Jean Baudrillard
Translated by James Benedict


Format: Trade Paperback, 200 pages
On Sale: June 9, 2009
Price: $15.95

The renowned postmodernist philosopher’s tour-de-force contemplation of sex, technology, politics and disease in Western culture after the revolutionary ‘orgy’ of the 1960s. Read more >
Responsibility and Judgment
Responsibility and Judgment
Written by Hannah Arendt
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ISBN: 9780307544056
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Responsibility and Judgment

Written by Hannah Arendt


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: April 2, 2009
Price: $15.99

Each of the books that Hannah Arendt published in her lifetime was unique, and to this day each continues to provoke fresh thought and interpretations. This was never more true than for Eichmann in Jerusalem, her account of the trial of Adolf Eichmann, where she first used the phrase “the banality... Read more >
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The Little Book of Plagiarism
The Little Book of Plagiarism
Written by Richard A. Posner
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ISBN: 9780307496539
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The Little Book of Plagiarism

Written by Richard A. Posner


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: March 12, 2009
Price: $11.99

A concise, lively, and bracing exploration of an issue bedeviling our cultural landscape–plagiarism in literature, academia, music, art, and film–by one of our most influential and controversial legal scholars. Best-selling novelists J. K. Rowling and Dan Brown, popular historians Doris Kearns Goodwin and Stephen Ambrose, Harvard law professor Charles Ogletree, first... Read more >
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Ethical Slut
Ethical Slut
Written by Dossie Easton and Janet W. Hardy
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ISBN: 9781587613371
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Ethical Slut

Written by Dossie Easton and Janet W. Hardy


Format: Trade Paperback, 296 pages
On Sale: March 10, 2009
Price: $16.99

The essential guide for singles and couples who want to explore polyamory in ways that are ethically and emotionally sustainable.

For anyone who has ever dreamed of love, sex, and companionship beyond the limits of traditional monogamy, this groundbreaking guide navigates the infinite possibilities that open relationships can offer. Experienced ethical... Read more >
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