Does Anything Really Matter

Author: Peter Singer
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199653836
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In the first two volumes of On What Matters Derek Parfit argues that there are objective moral truths, and other normative truths about what we have reasons to believe, and to want, and to do.

On What Matters

Author: Derek Parfit
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0198778600
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On What Matters is already the most-discussed work in moral philosophy: its publication is likely to establish it as a modern classic which everyone working on moral philosophy will have to read, and which many others will turn to for ...

Reading Parfit

Author: Senior Lecturer in Philosophy Simon Kirchin
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 135184718X
Size: 21.60 MB
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Reading Parfit will be central reading for students of ethics and anyone seeking a deeper understanding of one of the most important works of philosophy published in the last fifty years.

Do Parents Matter

Author: Robert LeVine
Publisher: Souvenir Press Ltd
ISBN: 0285643673
Size: 27.95 MB
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This is the most in-depth survey of parenting practices across the world, and it has profound lessons for how parents should think about their children and families.

Why Does The World Exist An Existential Detective Story

Author: Jim Holt
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
ISBN: 0871403277
Size: 17.90 MB
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The Washington Post Notable Non-Fiction of 2013 “I can imagine few more enjoyable ways of thinking than to read this book.”—Sarah Bakewell, New York Times Book Review, front-page review Tackling the “darkest question in all of ...

Ethics In The Real World

Author: Peter Singer
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400888735
Size: 47.29 MB
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In this book of brief essays, he applies his controversial ways of thinking to issues like climate change, extreme poverty, animals, abortion, euthanasia, human genetic selection, sports doping, the sale of kidneys, the ethics of high ...

Reasons And Persons

Author: Derek Parfit
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191622443
Size: 49.72 MB
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This book challenges, with several powerful arguments, some of our deepest beliefs about rationality, morality, and personal identity.

The Defining Decade

Author: Meg Jay
Publisher: Canongate Books
ISBN: 1782114939
Size: 70.62 MB
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Contemporary culture tells us the twentysomething years don't matter. Clinical psychologist Dr Meg Jay argues that this could not be further from the truth. In fact, your twenties are the most defining decade of adulthood.

Who Really Matters

Author: Art Kleiner
Publisher: Crown Business
ISBN: 9780385510981
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But as recent news stories prove, this imperative is routinely violated. In Who Really Matters, Art Kleiner argues that the dissonance between a declared mission and actual operation can be seen at organizations large and small.