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Dialogue on Good, Evil, and the Existence of God (Hackett Philosophical Dialogues)Dialogue on Good, Evil, and the Existence of God (Hackett Philosophical Dialogues)
John Perry
John Perry--author of the acclaimed Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality (Hackett Publishing Co., 1978)--revisits Gretchen Weirob in this lively and absorbing dialogue on good, evil, and the existence of God. In the early part of the work, Gretchen and her friends consider whether evil provides a problem for those who believe in the perfec ...
Number of pages: 98 | Publication Date: 1999-09-15 | ISBN-13: 9780872204607

Happy Lives, Good LivesHappy Lives, Good Lives
by Jennifer Wilson Mulnix, M.J. Mulnix
Happy Lives, Good Lives offers a thorough introduction to a variety of perspectives on happiness. Among the questions at issue: Is happiness only a state of mind, or is it something more? Is it the same for everyone? Is it under our control, and if so, to what extent? Can we be mistaken about whether we are happy? What role, if any, does happiness ...
Number of pages: 344 | Publication Date: 2015-05-25 | ISBN-13: 9781554811007

The Common GoodThe Common Good
This book addresses the Confucian philosophy of common good and deals with the comparative philosophy on eastern and western understandings of common good.   The common good is an essentially contested concept in contemporary moral and political discussions.  Although the notion of the common good has a slightly antique air, especially in the Nor ...
Number of pages: 296 | Publication Date: 2013-11-15 | ISBN-13: 9789400772717

The Hand-Sculpted HouseThe Hand-Sculpted House
by Ianto Evans, Michael G. Smith, Linda Smiley
Are you ready for the Cob Cottage? This is a building method so old and so simple that it has been all but forgotten in the rush to synthetics. A cob cottage,cobb, however, might be the ultimate expression of ecological design, a structure so attuned to its surroundings that its creators refer to it as "an ecstatic house." The authors build a house ...
Number of pages: 346 | Publication Date: 2002-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9781890132347

The Impression of a Good LifeThe Impression of a Good Life
Anthony Tenaglier
The Impression of a Good Life: Philosophical Engineering helps you break away from the traditional song and dance of "get a degree," "get a job," and "get married." Feeling unfulfilled after studying hard to get good grades, finding a secure and stable position at a company, and trying to fall in love quickly out of college, a tattooed, pierced, an ...
Number of pages: 276 | Publication Date: 2015-10-15 | ISBN-13: 9781517272562

Spirituality and the Good LifeSpirituality and the Good Life
This book presents a broad philosophical study of the nature of spirituality and its relationship to human well-being, addressing an area of contemporary philosophy that has been largely underexplored. David McPherson brings together a team of scholars to examine the importance of specific spiritual practices (including prayer, contemplation, and r ...
Number of pages: 248 | Publication Date: 2017-11-30 | ISBN-13: 9781107133006

The Geography of Good and EvilThe Geography of Good and Evil
Andreas Kinneging
Do good and evil exist? Absolutely.In this bracing book, the eminent Dutch philosopher Andreas Kinneging turns fashionable thinking on its head, revealing how good and evil are objective, universal, and unchanging—and how they must be rediscovered in our age. In mapping the geography of good and evil, Kinneging reclaims, and reintroduces us to, t ...
Number of pages: 285 | Publication Date: 2011-06-04 | ISBN-13: 9781610170048

Living the Good LifeLiving the Good Life
Steven J. Jensen
Living the Good Life presents a brief introduction to virtue and vice, self-control and weakness, misery and happiness. The book contrasts the thought of Aquinas with popular views, such as moral relativism, values clarification, utilitarianism, Kantian deontology, and situation ethics. Following the Socratic dictum "know thyself," Steven J. Jensen ...
Number of pages: 216 | Publication Date: 2013-06-19 | ISBN-13: 9780813221458

The Normativity of the NaturalThe Normativity of the Natural
Western philosophy has long nurtured the hope to resolve moral controversies through reason; thereby to secure moral direction and human meaning without the need for a defining encounter with God or the transcendent. The expectation is for a moral rationality that is universal and able adequately to frame and guide the moral life. Moral and cultura ...
Number of pages: 230 | Publication Date: 2009-06-05 | ISBN-13: 9789048123001

The Rediscovery of the Highest GoodThe Rediscovery of the Highest Good
Stuart C. Hackett
Stuart Hackett's The Rediscovery of the Highest Good, originally handwritten in spiral notebooks, is a masterwork of philosophical ethics that guides readers through 2300 years of discourse on the issue of morality, from Plato through Kierkegaard and Nietzsche. "It is the destiny of every human person to decide," Hackett opens. "Whether our choices ...
Number of pages: 420 | Publication Date: 2009-03-01 | ISBN-13: 9781606081556

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