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Check out some of the recent Philosophy titles to be rated as Essential and Highly Recommended in CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries!

Bioethics: The Basics

By Alastair V. Campbell

"This concise, precise, and inexpensive book contains a trove of information useful for both general health sciences audiences and laypersons wanting a clear introduction to ethical issues in health. Highly Recommended."

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What is the Human Being?

By Anthony Cunningham

"In this excellent introduction to Kant, Frierson distills the profound complexity of Kantian philosophy into a remarkably accessible, concise, and well-argued contribution to the Routledge 'Kant's Questions' series. Essential."

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The Puzzle of Existence: Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing?

Edited by Tyron Goldschmidt

"The contributors are all well versed in contemporary analytic philosophy. For those with a deep interest in metaphysics, this work offers an excellent excercise in abstract philosophical reasoning. Highly Recommended."

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Modern Honor: A Philosophical Defense

By Anthony Cunningham

"Cunningham ably defends honor as a relevant social virtue in modern societies. The book is written in a lively and readable style. Highly Recommended."

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  1. Bioethics: The Basics

    By Alastair V. Campbell

    Series: The Basics

    Bioethics: The Basics is an introduction to the foundational principles, theories and issues in the study of medical and biological ethics. Readers are introduced to bioethics from the ground up before being invited to consider some of the most controversial but important questions facing us today....

    Published May 23rd 2013 by Routledge

  2. What is the Human Being?

    By Patrick R. Frierson

    Series: Kant's Questions

    Philosophers, anthropologists and biologists have long puzzled over the question of human nature. It is also a question that Kant thought about deeply and returned to in many of his writings. In this lucid and wide-ranging introduction to Kant’s philosophy of human nature - which is essential for...

    Published February 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Puzzle of Existence

    Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing?

    Edited by Tyron Goldschmidt

    Series: Routledge Studies in Metaphysics

    This groundbreaking volume investigates the most fundamental question of all: Why is there something rather than nothing? The question is explored from diverse and radical perspectives: religious, naturalistic, platonistic and skeptical. Does science answer the question? Or does theology? Does...

    Published May 14th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Modern Honor

    A Philosophical Defense

    By Anthony Cunningham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This book examines the notion of honor with an eye to dissecting its intellectual demise and with the aim of making a case for honor’s rehabilitation. Western intellectuals acknowledge honor’s influence, but they lament its authority. For Western democratic societies to embrace honor, it must be...

    Published April 19th 2013 by Routledge