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  1. On Cloning

    By John Harris

    Series: Thinking in Action

    Cloning - few words have as much potential to grip our imagination or grab the headlines. No longer the stuff of science fiction or Star Wars - it is happening now. Yet human cloning is currently banned throughout the world, and therapeutic cloning banned in many countries. In this highly...

    Published June 16th 2004 by Routledge

  2. On Personality

    By Peter Goldie

    Series: Thinking in Action

    Warm, sensitive, creative, outgoing, cheeky, creepy. Scan any personal ads page and it's clear that to get a life you need a personality first. It is also a notion with a long and often bizarre history: in early Greece and medieval Europe, it was thought to depend on the balance of bile in the body...

    Published June 16th 2004 by Routledge

  3. On Evil

    By Adam Morton

    Series: Thinking in Action

    Evil has long fascinated psychologists, philosophers, novelists and playwrights but remains an incredibly difficult concept to talk about. On Evil is a compelling and at times disturbing tour of the many faces of evil. What is evil, and what makes people do awful things? If we can explain evil, do...

    Published June 16th 2004 by Routledge

  4. On Humanism

    By Richard Norman

    Series: Thinking in Action

    humanism /'hju:meniz(e)m/ n. an outlook or system of thought concerned with human rather than divine or supernatural matters. Albert Einstein, Isaac Asimov, E.M. Forster, Bertrand Russell, and Gloria Steinem all declared themselves humanists. What is humanism and why does it matter? Is there any...

    Published June 16th 2004 by Routledge

  5. The Myths We Live By

    By Mary Midgley

    Mary Midgley argues in her powerful new book that far from being the opposite of science, myth is a central part of it. In brilliant prose, she claims that myths are neither lies nor mere stories but a network of powerful symbols that suggest particular ways of interpreting the world....

    Published June 10th 2004 by Routledge

  6. Kant, Duty and Moral Worth

    By Philip Stratton-Lake

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Kant, Duty and Moral Worth is a fascinating and original examination of Kant's account of moral worth. The complex debate at the heart of Kant's philosophy is over whether Kant said moral actions have worth only if they are carried out from duty, or whether actions carried out from mixed motives...

    Published May 27th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Is Science Value Free?

    Values and Scientific Understanding

    By Hugh Lacey

    Series: Philosophical Issues in Science

    Exploring the role of values in scientific inquiry, Hugh Lacey examines the nature and meaning of values, and looks at challenges to the view, posed by postmodernists, feminists, radical ecologists, Third-World advocates and religious fundamentalists, that science is value free. He also focuses on...

    Published May 20th 2004 by Routledge

  8. The Philosopher's Dog

    By Raimond Gaita

    In this lyrical and beautifully written book, Raimond Gaita tells inspirational, poignant, sometimes funny but never sentimental stories of the dogs, cats and cockatoos that lived and died within his own family. The Philosopher's Dog is above all a book about our creatureliness and its place in the...

    Published April 22nd 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Ethics of Altruism

    Edited by Jonathan Seglow

    'The chief problem of human life', wrote Auguste Comte, 'is the subordination of egoism to altruism.' This collection examines the nature and value of altruism as a moral virtue, restoring it to its proper place at the centre of our moral and political thinking.The first five essays in the...

    Published February 19th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Karl Marx

    2nd Edition

    By Wood Allen

    Series: Arguments of the Philosophers

    This is one of the most respected books on Marx's philosophical thought. Wood explains Marx's views from a philosophical standpoint and defends Marx against common misunderstandings and criticisms of his views. All the major philosophical topics in Marx's work are considered: the central concept of...

    Published February 12th 2004 by Routledge