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Blackwell Public Philosophy Series



"the love of wisdom"

Series Editor: Michael Boylan

The Blackwell Public Philosophy series takes seriously the idea that there is a need and demand for engaging and thoughtful discussion of topics of broad public importance. Written in an accessible, jargon-free manner by internationally renowned authors, each book is an invitation to the world beyond news flashes and sound bites and into public wisdom.

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Evil Online (1405154373) cover image
by Dean Cocking, Jeroen Van den Hoven
June 2018, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell (E-book also available)
US $19.95 Buy

Ethics for a Digital Era (1118974662) cover image
by Deni Elliott, Edward H. Spence
November 2017, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell (E-book also available)
US $36.95 Buy

Who Owns You?: Science, Innovation, and the Gene Patent Wars, 2nd Edition  (1118948505) cover image
by David Koepsell
June 2015, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell (E-book also available)
US $36.95 Buy

The Justification of Religious Violence (1118529723) cover image
by Steve Clarke (Original Author)
May 2014, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell (E-book also available)
US $30.95 Buy

As Free and as Just as Possible: The Theory of Marxian Liberalism (1118720385) cover image
by Jeffrey Reiman
January 2014, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell (E-book also available)
US $30.95 Buy

Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Dao: Ancient Chinese Thought in Modern American Life (1118656415) cover image
by Sam Crane (Original Author)
October 2013, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell (E-book also available)
US $24.95 Buy

Happy-People-Pills For All (1118357477) cover image
by Mark Walker
May 2013, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell (E-book also available)
US $26.95 Buy

Freedom of Religion and the Secular State (0470674032) cover image
by Russell Blackford
February 2012, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell (E-book also available)
US $33.95 Buy

The Secular Outlook: In Defense of Moral and Political Secularism (1444335200) cover image
by Paul Cliteur
August 2010, Hardcover, Wiley-Blackwell (E-book also available)
US $111.95 Buy

In the Name of God: The Evolutionary Origins of Religious Ethics and Violence (1405183810) cover image
Textbook
by John Teehan
April 2010, ©2010, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell (E-book also available)
US $32.95 Buy

Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism: Ethics and Liberal Democracy (1405139420) cover image
by Seumas Miller
June 2008, Hardcover, Wiley-Blackwell (E-book also available)

Torture and the Ticking Bomb (1405162023) cover image
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by Bob Brecher
September 2007, ©2007, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell (E-book also available)

In Defense of Dolphins: The New Moral Frontier (140515778X) cover image
by Thomas I. White
July 2007, Hardcover, Wiley-Blackwell (E-book also available)

Doubting Darwin?: Creationist Designs on Evolution (1405154918) cover image
by Sahotra Sakar
April 2007, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell
US $32.95 Buy

The Extinction of Desire: A Tale of Enlightenment (140518129X) cover image
E-book
by Michael Boylan
February 2009, E-book, Wiley-Blackwell

Permission to Steal: Revealing the Roots of Corporate Scandal--An Address to My Fellow Citizens (1405145404) cover image
by Lisa H. Newton
November 2006, Paperback, Wiley-Blackwell (E-book also available)
US $24.95 Buy