Philosophy: Featured Titles

6Featured Titles

  • The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Epistemic Injustice

    Edited by Ian James Kidd, José Medina, Gaile Pohlhaus, Jr.

    In the era of information and communication, issues of misinformation and miscommunication are more pressing than ever. Epistemic injustice - one of the most important and ground-breaking subjects to have emerged in philosophy in recent years - refers to those forms of unfair treatment that relate…

    Hardback – 2017-04-03 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Reading Parfit: On What Matters book cover

    Reading Parfit

    On What Matters

    Edited by Simon Kirchin

    Derek Parfit was one of the world’s leading philosophers. His On What Matters was the most eagerly awaited book in philosophy for many years. Reading Parfit: On What Matters is an essential overview and assessment of volumes 1 and 2 of Parfit’s monumental work by a team of international…

    Paperback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge

  • Current Controversies in Values and Science book cover

    Current Controversies in Values and Science

    Edited by Kevin C. Elliott, Daniel Steel

    Current Controversies in Values and Science asks ten philosophers to debate five questions (two philosophers per debate) that are driving contemporary work in this important area of philosophy of science. The book is perfect for the advanced student, building up her knowledge of the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-21
    Routledge
    Current Controversies in Philosophy

  • In Defense of Moral Luck: Why Luck Often Affects Praiseworthiness and Blameworthiness book cover

    In Defense of Moral Luck

    Why Luck Often Affects Praiseworthiness and Blameworthiness

    By Robert J. Hartman

    The problem of moral luck is that there is a contradiction in our common sense ideas about moral responsibility. In one strand of our thinking, we believe that a person can become more blameworthy by luck. For example, two reckless drivers manage their vehicles in the same way, and one but not the…

    Hardback – 2017-03-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Ethics at the End of Life: New Issues and Arguments book cover

    Ethics at the End of Life

    New Issues and Arguments

    Edited by John Davis

    The 14 chapters in Ethics at the End of Life: New Issues and Arguments, all published here for the first time, focus on recent thinking in this important area, helping initiate issues and lines of argument that have not been explored previously.  At the same time, a reader can use this volume to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-09
    Routledge

  • The Social Contexts of Intellectual Virtue: Knowledge as a Team Achievement book cover

    The Social Contexts of Intellectual Virtue

    Knowledge as a Team Achievement

    By Adam Green

    This book reconceives virtue epistemology in light of the conviction that we are essentially social creatures. Virtue is normally thought of as something that allows individuals to accomplish things on their own. Although contemporary ethics is increasingly making room for an inherently social…

    Hardback – 2016-12-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy