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The Life You Can Save
The Life You Can Save
Written by Peter Singer
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ISBN: 9781588367792
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The Life You Can Save
Acting Now to End World Poverty
Written by Peter Singer


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On Sale: March 3, 2009
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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 of... Read more >
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President Lincoln
President Lincoln
Written by William Lee Miller
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President Lincoln
The Duty of a Statesman
Written by William Lee Miller


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2009
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In his acclaimed book Lincoln's Virtues, William Lee Miller explored Abraham Lincoln's intellectual and moral development. Now he completes his "ethical biography," showing how the amiable and inexperienced backcountry politician was transformed by constitutional alchemy into an oath-bound head of state. Faced with a radical moral contradiction left by the nation's... Read more >
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My Teaching
My Teaching
Written by Jacques Lacan, Preface by Jacques-Alain Miller, Translated by David Macey
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ISBN: 9781844672714
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My Teaching

Written by Jacques Lacan
Preface by Jacques-Alain Miller
Translated by David Macey


Format: Trade Paperback, 116 pages
On Sale: January 5, 2009
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Bringing together three previously unpublished lectures presented to the public by Lacan at the height of his career, and prefaced by Jacques-Alain Miller, My Teaching is a clear, concise introduction to the thought of the influential psychoanalyst after Freud. Read more >
The Sunflower
The Sunflower
Written by Simon Wiesenthal
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ISBN: 9780307560421
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The Sunflower
On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness
Written by Simon Wiesenthal


Format: eBook, 304 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2008
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While imprisoned in a Nazi concentration camp, Simon Wiesenthal was taken one day from his work detail to the bedside of a dying member of the SS. Haunted by the crimes in which he had participated, the soldier wanted to confess to--and obtain absolution from--a Jew. Faced with the choice between... Read more >
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Forbidden Fruit
Forbidden Fruit
Written by Paul Kurtz
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ISBN: 9781591026662
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Forbidden Fruit
The Ethics of Secularism
Written by Paul Kurtz


Format: Trade Paperback, 326 pages
On Sale: November 25, 2008
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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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Ethics and the Legal Profession
Ethics and the Legal Profession
Edited by Elliot D. Cohen, Michael Davis and Frederick A. Elliston, Contribution by Frederick A. Elliston
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ISBN: 9781591026211
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Ethics and the Legal Profession

Edited by Elliot D. Cohen, Michael Davis and Frederick A. Elliston
Contribution by Frederick A. Elliston


Format: Trade Paperback, 438 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2008
Price: $24.99

Beneficial for law or philosophy students, or practicing lawyers, Ethics and the Legal Profession includes articles by eminent philosophers and lawyers that explore moral problems in legal practice.

The text is divided into six sections, each dealing with an important issue: The History and Organization of the Profession in the United States... Read more >
So Sexy So Soon
So Sexy So Soon
Written by Diane E. Levin, Ph.D. and Jean Kilbourne, Ed.D.
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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: eBook
On Sale: August 5, 2008
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Thong panties, padded bras, and 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 books, movies, video games, and even cartoons. Hot young female pop stars wearing provocative clothing and dancing suggestively while singing songs... Read more >
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The Ethics of the Lie
The Ethics of the Lie
Written by Jean-Michel Rabate, Translated by Suzanne Verderber
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ISBN: 9781590512692
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The Ethics of the Lie

Written by Jean-Michel Rabate
Translated by Suzanne Verderber


Format: Trade Paperback, 408 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2008
Price: $34.00

Pinocchio knows: the unconscious knowledge of the conscious lie.

From little white lies to the deepest, darkest ones, it is an accepted fact that we–like the boy who cried wolf–lie very often, at least three times a day. The thesis of this erudite and entertaining book is that lies are structured like... Read more >
Animals, Emotion, & Morality
Animals, Emotion, & Morality
Written by B. A. Dixon
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ISBN: 9781591026297
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Animals, Emotion, & Morality
Marking the Boundary
Written by B. A. Dixon


Format: Trade Paperback, 281 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $21.99

It seems obvious that animals have emotions. Dogs bark with excitement when their masters return home, snarl aggressively at the approach of a stranger, and cower with anxiety at the vet’s office. Our ordinary ways of talking about animals suggest that animals and humans are emotional kin.

In this exploration of our... Read more >
The Life of Meaning
The Life of Meaning
Edited by Bob Abernethy and William Bole, Foreword by Tom Browkaw
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ISBN: 9781583228296
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The Life of Meaning
Reflections on Faith, Doubt, and Repairing the World
Edited by Bob Abernethy and William Bole
Foreword by Tom Browkaw


Format: Trade Paperback, 438 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $18.95

PBS's Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, which Bob Abernethy conceived and anchors, has been described as "the best spot on the television landscape to take in the broad view of the spiritual dimension of American life . . ." by the Christian Science Monitor. "Finally," wrote the San Francisco Chronicle, "something intelligent... Read more >
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Voice of Hope
Voice of Hope
Written by Aung San Suu Kyi, Contribution by Alan Clements
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ISBN: 9781583228456
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Voice of Hope
Conversations with Alan Clements
Written by Aung San Suu Kyi
Contribution by Alan Clements


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: May 6, 2008
Price: $18.95

Aung San Suu Kyi, Nobel Prize Laureate, mother of two, and devout Buddhist, is one of the most inspiring examples of spiritually infused politics and fearless leadership that the world has ever seen. Daughter of the martyred Burmese national hero who negotiated Burma's independence from Britain in the 1940s, Aung San... Read more >
President Lincoln
President Lincoln
Written by William Lee Miller
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ISBN: 9780307268716
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President Lincoln

Written by William Lee Miller


Format: eBook, 496 pages
On Sale: February 5, 2008
Price: $13.99

In his acclaimed book Lincoln's Virtues, William Lee Miller explored Abraham Lincoln's intellectual and moral development. Now he completes his "ethical biography," showing how the amiable and inexperienced backcountry politician was transformed by constitutional alchemy into an oath-bound head of state. Faced with a radical moral contradiction left by the nation's... Read more >
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Christmas Conversation Piece
Christmas Conversation Piece
Written by Paul Lowrie and Bret Nicholaus
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ISBN: 9780307414755
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Christmas Conversation Piece

Written by Paul Lowrie and Bret Nicholaus


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $8.99

What one Christmas tradition would you never want to give up?

If you could spend Christmas anywhere in the world, where would you most want to be?

If you could have visited the Christ child just as the Three Kings did, what would you have brought as a gift?  

You've been chosen to host... Read more >
Have You Ever...
Have You Ever...
Written by Paul Lowrie and Bret Nicholaus
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ISBN: 9780307415417
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Have You Ever...
Questions About You, Your Friends, and Your World
Written by Paul Lowrie and Bret Nicholaus


Format: eBook, 144 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $9.99

Have you ever met a professional musician? Have you ever flown in something other than an airplane? Have you ever blown a tire while driving? Have you ever gone on a blind date? Have you ever dreamed in color?

Masters of fun and friendly communication, Bret Nicholaus and Paul Lowrie are back... Read more >
Feminist Philosophy And Science Fiction
Feminist Philosophy And Science Fiction
Edited by Judith A. Little
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ISBN: 9781591024149
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Feminist Philosophy And Science Fiction
Utopias And Dystopias
Edited by Judith A. Little


Format: Trade Paperback, 411 pages
On Sale: July 31, 2007
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This accessible and provocative collection of science fiction acquaints readers with cutting-edge gender controversies in moral and political philosophy. By imagining future worlds that defy our most basic assumptions about sex and gender, freedom and equality, and ethical values, the anthology’s authors not only challenge traditional standards of morality and justice... Read more >
Stakeholder Theory
Stakeholder Theory
Edited by Abe J. Zakhem, Daniel E. Palmer and Mary Lyn Stoll, Foreword by Norman E. Bowie
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ISBN: 9781591025269
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Stakeholder Theory
Essential Readings in Ethical Leadership and Management
Edited by Abe J. Zakhem, Daniel E. Palmer and Mary Lyn Stoll
Foreword by Norman E. Bowie


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: July 17, 2007
Price: $31.99

Stakeholder theory is presently the dominant framework for analyzing ethical issues within the field of business ethics. The theory goes beyond the conventional idea that stockholders are the main group to whom corporate managers owe responsibility by arguing that all groups having a stake in a firm—suppliers, customers, employees, the local... Read more >
Science and Ethics
Science and Ethics
Edited by Paul Kurtz, Contribution by David Koepsell
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ISBN: 9781591025375
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Science and Ethics
Can Science Help Us Make Wise Moral Judgments?
Edited by Paul Kurtz
Contribution by David Koepsell


Format: Trade Paperback, 359 pages
On Sale: June 5, 2007
Price: $21.99

In a world confronted by conflicting moral beliefs and values, the question is often raised, "Can science help us to solve our moral problems?" Many people today believe that moral principles are derived from religion. Their critics point out that the great religions often vehemently disagree about what is good, bad... Read more >
Reason & Emancipation
Reason & Emancipation
Edited by Michel Seymour and Matthias Fritsch
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024187
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Reason & Emancipation
Essays on the Philosophy of Kai Nielsen
Edited by Michel Seymour and Matthias Fritsch


Format: Hardcover, 431 pages
On Sale: April 30, 2007
Price: $64.99

". . . Socialism-from-Above is the conception that socialism (or a reasonable facsimile threof) must be handed down to the grateful masses in one form or another, by a ruling elite which is not subject to their control in fact. The heart of Socialism-from-Below is its view that socialism can be... Read more >
The Life of Meaning
The Life of Meaning
Edited by Bob Abernethy and William Bole, Foreword by Tom Browkaw
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583227589
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The Life of Meaning
Reflections on Faith, Doubt, and Repairing the World
Edited by Bob Abernethy and William Bole
Foreword by Tom Browkaw


Format: Hardcover, 438 pages
On Sale: April 3, 2007
Price: $29.95

PBS's Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, which Bob Abernethy conceived and anchors, has been described as "the best spot on the television landscape to take in the broad view of the spiritual dimension of American life . . ." by the Christian Science Monitor. "Finally," wrote the San Francisco Chronicle, "something intelligent... Read more >
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The Little Book of Plagiarism
The Little Book of Plagiarism
Written by Richard A. Posner
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375424755
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The Little Book of Plagiarism

Written by Richard A. Posner


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: January 16, 2007
Price: $12.95

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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Biomedical Ethics
Biomedical Ethics
Written by Howard B. Radest
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024231
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Biomedical Ethics
Humanist Perspectives of Humanism Today
Written by Howard B. Radest


Format: Hardcover, 236 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2006
Price: $30.99

Biomedical ethics raises a host of humanistic issues. Among these are human dignity, personal autonomy, quality of life, and access to care for all. Now, more than ever, scientific discoveries and medical technologies prompt us to rethink older perspectives. Humanists have an unprecedented opportunity to shape the moral agenda of the... Read more >
Taking Wrongs Seriously
Taking Wrongs Seriously
Written by Trudy Govier
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ISBN: 9781591024255
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Taking Wrongs Seriously
Acknowledgment, Reconciliation, And the Politics of Sustainable Peace
Written by Trudy Govier


Format: Hardcover, 303 pages
On Sale: October 30, 2006
Price: $42.99

How can we respond in the aftermath of wrongdoing? How can social trust be restored in the wake of intense political conflict? In this challenging work, philosopher Trudy Govier explores central dilemmas of political reconciliation, employing illustrative material from Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Australia, Canada, Peru, and elsewhere.

Govier stresses that... Read more >
Animal Rights & Human Morality
Animal Rights & Human Morality
Written by Bernard E. Rollin
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ISBN: 9781591024217
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Animal Rights & Human Morality

Written by Bernard E. Rollin


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2006
Price: $24.99

It’s been more than two decades since the first edition of this landmark book garnered public accolades for its sensitive yet honest and forthright approach to the many disquieting questions surrounding the emotional debate over animal rights. Is moral concern something owed by human beings only to human beings?

Drawing upon... Read more >
Right & Wrong & Palestine
Right & Wrong & Palestine
Written by Ted Honderich
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ISBN: 9781583227367
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Right & Wrong & Palestine
and Palestine, 9-11, Iraq, 7-7 . . .
Written by Ted Honderich


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: September 5, 2006
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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The Decency Wars
The Decency Wars
Written by Frederick S. Lane
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024279
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The Decency Wars
The Campaign to Cleanse American Culture
Written by Frederick S. Lane


Format: Hardcover, 367 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2006
Price: $29.99

Janet Jackson’s infamous "wardrobe malfunction" at the 2004 Superbowl precipitated a nationwide controversy. To judge by the hysterical reaction, one would think that nothing so shocking had ever been seen on television. Yet, remarkably, during the conservative 1950s, similar breast-baring accidents on television (by Faye Emerson and Jayne Mansfield) raised barely... Read more >
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