Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Ethics and Chronic Illness book cover

    Ethics and Chronic Illness

    1st Edition

    By Tom Walker

    This book provides an account of the ethics of chronic illness. Chronic illness differs from other illnesses in that it is often incurable, patients can live with it for many years, and its day-to-day management is typically carried out by the patient or members of their family. These features…

    Hardback – 2019-05-17 
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  • Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights: Ethical and Philosophical Issues book cover

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights

    Ethical and Philosophical Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaime Ahlberg, Michael Cholbi

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights explores important issues at the nexus of two burgeoning areas within moral and social philosophy: procreative ethics and parental rights. Surprisingly, there has been comparatively little scholarly engagement across these subdisciplinary boundaries,…

    Paperback – 2019-05-07 
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  • Media Ethics, Free Speech, and the Requirements of Democracy book cover

    Media Ethics, Free Speech, and the Requirements of Democracy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Carl Fox, Joe Saunders

    How we understand, protect, and discharge our rights and responsibilities as citizens in a democratic society committed to the principle of political equality is intimately connected to the standards and behaviour of our media in general, and our news media in particular. However, the media does…

    Hardback – 2018-12-18
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  • Refugees and the Ethics of Forced Displacement book cover

    Refugees and the Ethics of Forced Displacement

    1st Edition

    By Serena Parekh

    This book is a philosophical analysis of the ethical treatment of refugees and stateless people, a group of people who, though extremely important politically, have been greatly under theorized philosophically. The limited philosophical discussion of refugees by philosophers focuses narrowly on the…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
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  • Disability with Dignity: Justice, Human Rights and Equal Status book cover

    Disability with Dignity

    Justice, Human Rights and Equal Status, 1st Edition

    By Linda Barclay

    Philosophical interest in disability is rapidly expanding. Philosophers are beginning to grasp the complexity of disability—as a category, with respect to well-being and as a marker of identity. However, the philosophical literature on justice and human rights has often been limited in scope and…

    Hardback – 2018-07-19
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  • The Ethics of Counterterrorism book cover

    The Ethics of Counterterrorism

    1st Edition

    By Isaac Taylor

    States across the globe spend billions of dollars fighting terrorism annually. As well as strategic questions about the way in which the money should be spent, we are also confronted with a host of moral issues here, many of which are poorly understood. The Ethics of Counterterrorism offers the…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
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  • The Capability Approach in Practice: A New Ethics in Setting Development Agendas book cover

    The Capability Approach in Practice

    A New Ethics in Setting Development Agendas, 1st Edition

    By Morten Fibieger Byskov

    This book develops a philosophical framework for selecting goals for development purposes. This inclusive and democratic framework integrates a variety of resources including philosophical theory, empirical analysis, stakeholder deliberations, local knowledge, and advice from development experts.…

    Hardback – 2018-05-02
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  • Friendship, Robots, and Social Media: False Friends and Second Selves book cover

    Friendship, Robots, and Social Media

    False Friends and Second Selves, 1st Edition

    By Alexis M. Elder

    Various emerging technologies, from social robotics to social media, appeal to our desire for social interactions, while avoiding some of the risks and costs of face-to-face human interaction. But can they offer us real friendship? In this book, Alexis Elder outlines a theory of friendship drawing…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20
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  • The Injustice of Punishment book cover

    The Injustice of Punishment

    1st Edition

    By Bruce N. Waller

    The Injustice of Punishment emphasizes that we can never make sense of moral responsibility while also acknowledging that punishment is sometimes unavoidable. Recognizing both the injustice and the necessity of punishment is painful but also beneficial. It motivates us to find effective means of…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31
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  • Does the Pro-Life Worldview Make Sense?: Abortion, Hell, and Violence Against Abortion Doctors book cover

    Does the Pro-Life Worldview Make Sense?

    Abortion, Hell, and Violence Against Abortion Doctors, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Kershnar

    This book looks at a family of views involving the pro-life view of abortion and Christianity. These issues are important because major religious branches (for example, Catholicism and some large branches of Evangelicalism) and leading politicians assert, or are committed to, the following: (a) it…

    Hardback – 2017-10-09
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  • Corporal Punishment: A Philosophical Assessment book cover

    Corporal Punishment

    A Philosophical Assessment, 1st Edition

    By Patrick Lenta

    The aim of this book is to assess the moral permissibility of corporal punishment and to enquire into whether or not it ought to be legally prohibited. Against the widespread view that corporal punishment is morally legitimate and should be legally permitted provided it falls short of abuse,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15
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  • Hobbesian Applied Ethics and Public Policy book cover

    Hobbesian Applied Ethics and Public Policy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shane D. Courtland

    Most philosophers and political scientists readily admit that Thomas Hobbes is a significant figure in the history of political thought. His theory was, arguably, one of the first to provide a justification for political legitimacy from the perspective of each individual subject. Many excellent…

    Hardback – 2017-07-20
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  • The Ethics of Climate Engineering: Solar Radiation Management and Non-Ideal Justice book cover

    The Ethics of Climate Engineering

    Solar Radiation Management and Non-Ideal Justice, 1st Edition

    By Toby Svoboda

    This book analyzes major ethical issues surrounding the use of climate engineering, particularly solar radiation management (SRM) techniques, which have the potential to reduce some risks of anthropogenic climate change but also carry their own risks of harm and injustice. The book argues that we…

    Hardback – 2017-06-02
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  • Vulnerability, Autonomy, and Applied Ethics book cover

    Vulnerability, Autonomy, and Applied Ethics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christine Straehle

    Vulnerability is an important concern of moral philosophy, political philosophy and many discussions in applied ethics. Yet the concept itself—what it is and why it is morally salient—is under-theorized. Vulnerability, Autonomy, and Applied Ethics brings together theorists working on…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01
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