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Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

Ethics: A Very Short Introduction  

Simon Blackburn

Print Publication Year: 
May 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775970
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804426.001.0001
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9780192804426
A Very Short Introduction
Some ethical ideas

Some ethical ideas  

Simon Blackburn

in Ethics: A Very Short Introduction

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May 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775970
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192804426.003.0003
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9780192804426
. Some ethical ideas
1. Humans and beasts: understanding ourselves

1. Humans and beasts: understanding ourselves  

Julia Annas

in Ancient Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776359
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10.1093/actrade/9780192853578.003.0001
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1. Humans and beasts: understanding ourselves
Love: A Very Short Introduction

Love: A Very Short Introduction  

Ronald de Sousa

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Jan 2015
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Jan 2015
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9780191781353
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10.1093/actrade/9780199663842.001.0001
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9780199663842
A Very Short Introduction
4. Is life what you make it?

4. Is life what you make it?  

Terry Eagleton

in The Meaning of Life: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2008
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Sep 2013
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9780191777219
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10.1093/actrade/9780199532179.003.0004
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9780199532179
4. Is life what you make it?
3. Desire

3. Desire  

Ronald de Sousa

in Love: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2015
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9780191781353
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10.1093/actrade/9780199663842.003.0003
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9780199663842
3. Desire There are two tragedies in life: the first is not to get what you want; the other is to get it. What does the lover want? If there is one thing Diotima got right, it was that love essentially involves desire. But what is desire? And what sorts of desire are characteristic of love?
5. Irregular migration

5. Irregular migration  

Khalid Koser

in International Migration: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Jun 2016
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Jun 2016
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9780191815409
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10.1093/actrade/9780198753773.003.0005
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5. Irregular migration
4. The Four Noble Truths

4. The Four Noble Truths  

Damien Keown

in Buddhism: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Feb 2013
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Sep 2013
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9780191778353
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10.1093/actrade/9780199663835.003.0004
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4. The Four Noble Truths
1. Puzzles

1. Puzzles  

Ronald de Sousa

in Love: A Very Short Introduction

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Jan 2015
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Jan 2015
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9780191781353
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10.1093/actrade/9780199663842.003.0001
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1. Puzzles Love is the acute awareness of the impossibility of possession. Some people have been driven mad by love. Some have died for it, and some have killed for love. Not all that often, if truth be told, in real life. But to characters in operas and plays it happens all the time. Everyone expects it when they see or read about love as tragedy, and seems to understand it: it almost might have happened to us. You yourself, Dear Reader, may have gone a little crazy once or twice, and felt the thrill of shared love, or the
2. Perspectives

2. Perspectives  

Ronald de Sousa

in Love: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Jan 2015
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Jan 2015
eISBN: 
9780191781353
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10.1093/actrade/9780199663842.003.0002
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9780199663842
2. Perspectives For all that beauty that doth cover thee, Symposium , the members of the party decide to take turns making a speech in praise of love. For us, now, the dialogue is still fresh. It features several perspectives, some of which anticipate ways that modern thinkers have challenged the monopoly of poetry and literature on this elusive topic.

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