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Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics


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Applied ethics is one of the largest and most diverse fields in philosophy and is closely related to many other disciplines across the humanities, sciences and social sciences. Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics are state-of-the-art surveys of important and emerging topics in applied ethics, providing accessible yet thorough assessments of key fields, themes, thinkers, and recent developments in research.

All chapters for each volume are specially commissioned, and written by leading scholars in the field. Carefully edited and organized, Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics provide indispensable reference tools for students and researchers seeking a comprehensive overview of new and exciting topics in applied ethics and related disciplines. They are also valuable teaching resources as accompaniments to textbooks, anthologies, and research-orientated publications.

 

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The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Public Health

The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Public Health

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Sridhar Venkatapuram, Alex Broadbent
October 07, 2022

In comparison to medicine, the professional field of public health is far less familiar. What is public health, and perhaps as importantly, what should public health be or become? How do causal concepts shape the public health agenda? How do study designs either promote or demote the environmental ...

The Routledge Handbook of Feminist Bioethics

The Routledge Handbook of Feminist Bioethics

1st Edition

Forthcoming

Edited By Wendy A. Rogers, Jackie Leach Scully, Stacy M. Carter, Vikki A. Entwistle, Catherine Mills
July 28, 2022

The Routledge Handbook of Feminist Bioethics is an outstanding resource for anyone with an interest in feminist bioethics, with chapters covering topics from justice and power to the climate crisis. Comprising forty-two chapters by emerging and established scholars, the volume is divided into six ...

The Routledge Handbook of Animal Ethics

The Routledge Handbook of Animal Ethics

1st Edition

Edited By Bob Fischer
December 11, 2019

There isn’t one conversation about animal ethics. Instead, there are several important ones that are scattered across many disciplines.This volume both surveys the field of animal ethics and draws professional philosophers, graduate students, and undergraduates more deeply into the discussions that...

The Routledge Handbook of Global Ethics

The Routledge Handbook of Global Ethics

1st Edition

Edited By Darrel Moellendorf, Heather Widdows
September 11, 2019

Global ethics focuses on the most pressing contemporary ethical issues - poverty, global trade, terrorism, torture, pollution, climate change and the management of scarce recourses. It draws on moral and political philosophy, political and social science, empirical research, and real-world policy ...

The Routledge Handbook of Ethics and Public Policy

The Routledge Handbook of Ethics and Public Policy

1st Edition

Edited By Annabelle Lever, Andrei Poama
November 05, 2018

What does it mean to do public policy ethics today? How should philosophers engage with ethical issues in policy-making when policy decisions are circumscribed by political and pragmatic concerns? How do ethical issues in public policy differ between areas such as foreign policy, criminal justice, ...

The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent

The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent

1st Edition

Edited By Peter Schaber, Andreas Müller
June 18, 2018

  While the importance of consent has been discussed widely over the last few decades, interest in its study has received renewed attention in recent years, particularly regarding medical treatment, clinical research and sexual acts. The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Consent is an ...

The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Paternalism

The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Paternalism

1st Edition

Edited By Kalle Grill, Jason Hanna
January 25, 2018

While paternalism has been a long-standing philosophical issue, it has recently received renewed attention among scholars and the general public. The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy of Paternalism is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems and debates in this exciting ...

The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Discrimination

The Routledge Handbook of the Ethics of Discrimination

1st Edition

Edited By Kasper Lippert-Rasmussen
August 21, 2017

While it has many connections to other topics in normative and applied ethics, discrimination is a central subject in philosophy in its own right. It plays a significant role in relation to many real-life complaints about unjust treatment or unjust inequalities, and it raises a number of questions ...

The Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics

The Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics

1st Edition

Edited By L. Syd M Johnson, Karen S. Rommelfanger
July 12, 2017

The Routledge Handbook of Neuroethics offers the reader an informed view of how the brain sciences are being used to approach, understand, and reinvigorate traditional philosophical questions, as well as how those questions, with the grounding influence of neuroscience, are being revisited beyond ...

The Routledge Handbook of Food Ethics

The Routledge Handbook of Food Ethics

1st Edition

Edited By Mary Rawlinson, Caleb Ward
July 21, 2016

While the history of philosophy has traditionally given scant attention to food and the ethics of eating, in the last few decades the subject of food ethics has emerged as a major topic, encompassing a wide array of issues, including labor justice, public health, social inequity, animal rights and ...

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