Selected Works

Secession: The Morality Of Political Divorce From Fort Sumter To Lithuania And Quebec
By
Allen Buchanan

This important study, the first book-length treatment of an increasingly crucial topic, treats the moral issues of secession at two levels. At the practical level, Professor Buchanan develops a... read more »

Better than Human: The Promise and Perils of Enhancing Ourselves (Philosophy in Action)
By
Allen Buchanan

In Better than Human?, noted bioethicist Allen Buchanan grapples with the ethical dilemmas of the medical revolution now upon us. Biomedical enhancements, he writes, can make us smarter,... read more »

Sexual/Textual Politics: Feminist Literary Theory
By
Toril Moi

What are the political implications of a feminist critical practice? How do the problems of the literary text relate to the priorities and perspectives of feminist politics as a whole?Sexual/... read more »

The Geography of Morals: Varieties of Moral Possibility
By
Owen Flanagan

The Geography of Morals is a work of extraordinary ambition: an indictment of the parochialism of Western philosophy, a comprehensive dialogue between anthropology, empirical moral... read more »

The Girl from Krakow
By
Alex Rosenberg

It’s 1935. Rita Feuerstahl comes to the university in Krakow intent on enjoying her freedom. But life has other things in store—marriage, a love affair, a child, all in the shadows of the oncoming... read more »

Autumn in Oxford: A Novel
By
Alex Rosenberg

After being blacklisted for having communist sympathies as a student twenty years before, Pulitzer Prize–winning historian Tom Wrought escapes America’s Cold War climate to teach at Oxford. There, he... read more »

Neuropsicología clínica y cognoscitiva
By
Felipe de Brigard

En los diez años que han transcurrido desde la publicación de la primera edición de este libro, nuestro conocimiento al respecto de la relación entre el cerebro y la mente humana ha aumentado... read more »

Content and Consciousness Revisited: With Replies by Daniel dennett
By
Felipe De Brigard

What are the grounds for the distinction between the mental and the physical? What is it the relation between ascribing mental states to an organism and understanding its behavior? Are animals and... read more »

Causality in Macroeconomics
By
Kevin Hoover

Causality in Macroeconomics examines causality while taking macroeconomics seriously. A pragmatic and realistic philosophy is joined to a macroeconomic foundation that refines Herbert Simon's well-... read more »

The Limits of Lockean Rights in Property
By
Gopal Sreenivasan

This book discusses Locke's theory of property from both a critical and an interpretative standpoint. The author first develops a comprehensive interpretation of Locke's argument for the legitimacy... read more »

Exploitation and Developing Countries: The Ethics of Clinical Research
By
Jennifer Hawkins and Ezekiel Emanuel

When is clinical research in developing countries exploitation? Exploitation is a concept in ordinary moral thought that has not often been analyzed outside the Marxist tradition. Yet it is commonly... read more »

The Oxford Handbook of Well-Being and Public Policy
By
Matthew D. Adler

Identifies the tools and methodologies for evaluating and improving government policy in light of the effect of policies on individual well-being Approaches the topic from an interdisciplinary... read more »

Confucian Ethics: A Comparative Study of Self, Autonomy and Community
By
Kwong-loi Shun and David Wong (editors)

The Chinese ethical tradition has often been thought to oppose Western views of the self – as autonomous and possessed of individual rights – with views that emphasize the centrality of relationship... read more »

Natural Moralities: A Defense of Pluralistic Relativism
By
David Wong

The author proposes that there can be a plurality of true moralities, moralities that exist across different traditions and cultures, all of which address facets of the same problem: how we are to... read more »

Moral Skepticisms
By
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

All contentious moral issues – from gay marriage to abortion and affirmative action – raise difficult questions about the justification of moral beliefs. How can we be justified in holding on to our... read more »

Moral Psychology, Volume 3: The Neuroscience of Morality
By
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

For much of the 20th century, philosophy and science went their separate ways. In moral philosophy, fear of the so-called naturalistic fallacy kept moral philosophers from incorporating developments... read more »

Moral Psychology, Volume 2: The Cognitive Science of Morality
By
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

For much of the 20th century, philosophy and science went their separate ways. In moral philosophy, fear of the so-called naturalistic fallacy kept moral philosophers from incorporating developments... read more »

Moral Psychology, Volume 1: The Evolution of Morality
By
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

For much of the 20th century, philosophy and science went their separate ways. In moral philosophy, fear of the so-called naturalistic fallacy kept moral philosophers from incorporating developments... read more »

Morality Without God? (Philosophy in Action)
By
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong

Some argue that atheism must be false, since without God, no values are possible, and thus "everything is permitted." The author argues that God is not only not essential to morality, but that our... read more »

Conscious Will and Responsibility: A Tribute to Benjamin Libet
By
Walter Sinnott-Armstrong and Lynn Nadel (editors)

We all seem to think that we do the acts we do because we consciously choose to do them. This commonsense view is thrown into dispute by Benjamin Libet's eyebrow-raising experiments, which seem to... read more »

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