Aims to rethink ethics and transcendence in light of the phenomenology of empathy and social ontology.
Presents an iconoclastic account of morality and moral discourse from the perspective of Daoist philosophy.
Shows how Engaged Buddhists can expand their understanding of the causes of collective suffering and develop nonviolent means for social transformation through a dialectic of love, power, and justice.
Argues that humans are animals that philosophize about their condition by fictionalizing other animals.
Argues that friendship is the gift of a world that is not one's own and that transforms one's world in unforseeable ways.
Offers a unified vision for approaching human ethical responses to what science is telling us about the crises facing our environment and climate.
A straightforward, accessible introduction to core theories in normative ethics from Western and non-Western philosophy suitable for the classroom.
Argues that truth, moral right, political right, and aesthetic value may be understood as arising out of a naturalist account of humanity, if naturalism is rightly conceived.
Explores the diversity of Jewish approaches to character and virtue, from the Bible to the present day.
A fresh and rigorous interpretation of William James's ethical theory, showing how experimenting with life's opportunities can transform one's self and life.
Presents Li Zehou's culminating views on ethics in a series of works that highlight the importance of Confucian philosophy today.
Explores the basic forms of responsibility that we willingly assume and the collaborative fulfillment that we find in each.
Examines the relationship of evil, action, and judgment in the work of Immanuel Kant, Hannah Arendt, and Jean-François Lyotard.
Corrective intervention in Plato's metaphysics replacing the standard view of Plato as a metaphysical dualist with a novel and revolutionary paradigm of unitary pluralism in a single reality built on ontological diversity.
Argues that the path to the good life does not consist in working toward some abstract concept of the good, but rather by ameliorating the problems of the practices and institutions that make up our practical life.
Explores how concepts of sex in heaven can inform Christian sexual ethics in ways that challenge traditional norms and open new possibilities.
Offers three neo-Confucian understandings of broadening the Way as broadening oneself, through an ongoing process of removing self-boundaries.
The first English-language translation of an important figure in modern Confucian thought.
Shows the importance of honor for leaders, both as a source of noble ambition to pursue the public good and as dangerous temptation to seek glory through domination.
A critical introduction to the American philosopher D. G. Leahy (1937–2014), whose oeuvre sets forth a fundamental thinking in which change itself is revealed to be the very essence of reality and mind.
Argues that out of the confrontation between Rorty and Habermas, we might be able to find a new way to think about the kind of politics we need today.
Argues that Confucianism and other East Asian philosophical traditions can be resources for understanding and addressing current global challenges such as climate change and hunger.
Traces a conceptual history of critique in German philosophy from the eighteenth century to the present.
Confronts the ethical challenges of warfare carried out by artificial intelligence.
Draws on philosophy, economics, theology, and psychoanalytic theory to reveal a fundamental dynamic of capitalism.