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Moral Theory

  • Defending Associative Duties

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Seglow

    This book explores the associative duties we owe to our children, parents, friends, colleagues, associates and compatriots and defends a novel account which justifies such duties through the realization of values that are produced in these various kinds of social relationships. Seglow engages with…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth

    Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing, 1st Edition

    By Helen Watt

    The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth addresses the unique moral questions raised by pregnancy and its intimate bodily nature. From assisted reproduction to abortion and ‘vital conflict’ resolution to more everyday concerns of the pregnant woman, this book argues for pregnancy as a close…

    Paperback – 2017-11-28
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Foundations of Freedom

    Welfare-Based Arguments Against Paternalism, 1st Edition

    By Simon R. Clarke

    What makes individual freedom valuable? People have always believed in freedom, have sought it, and have sometimes fought and died for it. The belief that it is something to be valued is widespread. But does this belief have a rational foundation? This book examines answers to these questions that…

    Paperback – 2017-05-31
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Basic Desert, Reactive Attitudes and Free Will

    1st Edition

    Edited by Maureen Sie, Derk Pereboom

    Basic Desert, Reactive Attitudes and Free Will addresses the issue of whether we can make sense of the widespread conviction that we are morally responsible beings. It focuses on the claim that we deserve to be blamed and punished for our immoral actions, and how this claim can be justified given…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16
    Routledge

  • The Phenomenology of Moral Normativity

    1st Edition

    By William H. Smith

    Why should I be moral? Philosophers have long been concerned with the legitimacy of morality’s claim on us—especially its ostensible aim to motivate certain actions of all persons unconditionally. This problem of moral normativity has received extensive treatment in analytic moral theory, but…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

  • Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression

    Philosophical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marina A.L. Oshana

    Personal Autonomy and Social Oppression addresses the impact of social conditions, especially subordinating conditions, on personal autonomy. The essays in this volume are concerned with the philosophical concept of autonomy or self-governance and with the impact on relational autonomy of the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

  • Eudaimonic Ethics

    The Philosophy and Psychology of Living Well, 1st Edition

    By Lorraine L Besser

    In this book, Lorraine Besser-Jones develops a eudaimonistic virtue ethics based on a psychological account of human nature. While her project maintains the fundamental features of the eudaimonistic virtue ethical framework—virtue, character, and well-being—she constructs these concepts from an…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

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