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Blum, Lawrence A.; Seidler, Victor J.
Previous owner's signature on ffep.Simone Weil - philosopher, trade union militant, factory worker - developed a penetrating critique of Marxism and a powerful political philosophy which serves as an alternative both to liberalism and Marxism. In A Truer Liberty , Blum and Seidler show how Simone Weil's philosophy differed from Marxism: she sought to put political action on a firmly moral basis. Weil criticized Marxism for its confidence in progress and revolution and its attendant illusory belief that history is on the side of the proletariat. The authors relate Weil's work to influential trends in political philosophy today, from the 'analytic' Marxism of Gerald Cohen and others to the liberal tradition of Anglo-American political philosophy represented by Rawls, Dworkin, and others.346pp.
Routledge, 1989, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0415901952
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Inventory #25621
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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Wood, A.C.
314pp.
The Thoroton Society, 1947, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #19067
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Olver, Ian N.
This is an original contribution to the much debated area of the value that we should place on human life. With the euthanasia issue highlighted in the public arena this book argues for a non-absolutist highest value on life ethic and how that fits with society's current emphasis on individual autonomy. Not only are the arguments for and against placing a highest value on life explored but the way of arguing particularly the use of slippery slopes is discussed. By the use of everyday examples the impact of placing a high value on life is explored. A futuristic intensive care ward round illustrates the ethical and resource issues with which we would be challenged in adopting a highest value on life policy for medical decisions. This book will be useful for students of ethics, nursing and medicine as well as those engaged in the public debate on euthanasia. 165pp.
Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2002, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 140201029X
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Inventory #14637
Price: £ 35.00 GBP ($ 45.15 approx. - € 38.68 approx.)
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Collis, Joyce
N.B. Long inscription on ffep from previouw owner. Edges of D/J slightly creased. 144pp.
Ringpress Books Ltd., 1988, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good/Price Clipped. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 094895535X
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Inventory #23606
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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"Medieval Philosophy and Theology, Volume 1" initiates an annual journal devoted to original studies of medieval philosophy and theology. Encouraging a broad range of topics and approaches, it seeks to stimulate conversation and exchange across modern disciplinary boundaries and among contrasting, sometimes competing, scholarly methodologies and traditions. 190pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep. Marks to front and rear covers where labels have been removed.
University of Notre Dame Press, 1991, Paperback, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 026801387X
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Inventory #25415
Price: £ 9.50 GBP ($ 12.26 approx. - € 10.50 approx.)
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