Philosophy: Ethics Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of Metaphysical Grounding book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Metaphysical Grounding

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michael J. Raven

    Some of philosophy’s biggest questions, both historically and today, are in-virtue-of questions: In virtue of what is an action right or wrong? In virtue of what am I the same person my mother bore? In virtue of what is an artwork beautiful? Philosophers attempt to answers many of these types of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Theories of Distributive Justice: Who Gets What and Why book cover

    Theories of Distributive Justice

    Who Gets What and Why, 1st Edition

    By Jeppe von Platz

    How should we design our economic systems? Should we tax the rich at a higher rate than the poor? Should we have a minimum wage? Should the state provide healthcare for all? These and many related questions are the subject of distributive justice, and different theories of distributive justice…

    Paperback – 2020-04-09 
    Routledge

  • The Unreasonable Silence of the World: Universal Reason and the Wreck of the Enlightenment Project book cover

    The Unreasonable Silence of the World

    Universal Reason and the Wreck of the Enlightenment Project, 1st Edition

    By Gary Sauer-Thompson, Joseph Wayne Smith

    Published in 1997. This book develops a postmodernist critique of philosophy - although not the postmodernism of literary philosophers such as Derrida. This postmodernism is one of ecological limitationism coupled with a practical common sense ’realism’. The authors affirm the reality of life-world…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Climate Change Ethics and the Non-Human World book cover

    Climate Change Ethics and the Non-Human World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Henning, Zack Walsh

    This book examines from different perspectives the moral significance of non-human members of the biotic community and their omission from climate ethics literature. The complexity of life in an age of rapid climate change demands the development of moral frameworks that recognize and respect the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Anthropocene

  • Communicating Ethically: Character, Duties, Consequences, and Relationships book cover

    Communicating Ethically

    Character, Duties, Consequences, and Relationships, 3rd Edition

    By William W. Neher

    This thoroughly updated third edition of Communicating Ethically provides a broad introduction to the ethical nature of communication, bringing together classical and modern theories of ethical philosophy to address issues at play in specific careers and domains throughout the field. By…

    Paperback – 2020-03-20 
    Routledge

  • Creating Future People: The Ethics of Genetic Enhancement book cover

    Creating Future People

    The Ethics of Genetic Enhancement, 1st Edition

    By Jonathan Anomaly

    Creating Future People offers readers a fast-paced primer on how new genetic technologies will enable parents to influence the traits of their children, including their intelligence, moral capacities, physical appearances, and immune systems.  It deftly explains the science of gene editing and…

    Paperback – 2020-03-18 
    Routledge

  • Derek Parfit’s Reasons and Persons: An Introduction and Critical Inquiry book cover

    Derek Parfit’s Reasons and Persons

    An Introduction and Critical Inquiry, 1st Edition

    Edited by Andrea Sauchelli

    Derek Parfit (1942-2017) is widely considered to be one of the most important moral philosophers of the Twentieth Century. Reasons and Persons is arguably the most influential of the two books published in his lifetime and hailed as a classic work of ethics and personal identity. Derek Parfit’s…

    Paperback – 2020-03-05 
    Routledge

  • Core Questions in Philosophy book cover

    Core Questions in Philosophy

    7th Edition

    By Elliott Sober

    Writing in an engaging lecture-style format, Elliott Sober shows students how philosophy is best used to evaluate many different kinds of arguments and to construct sound theories. Well known historical texts are included, not as a means to honor the dead or merely to discuss what various…

    Paperback – 2020-03-01 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Revivals: The Greatest Happiness Principle (1986): An Examination of Utilitarianism book cover

    Routledge Revivals: The Greatest Happiness Principle (1986)

    An Examination of Utilitarianism, 1st Edition

    By Lanny O. Ebenstein

    First published in 1991, The Greatest Happiness Principle traces the history of the theory of utility, starting with the Bible, and running through Plato, Aristotle, and Epicurus. It goes on to discuss the utilitarian theories of Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill in detail, commenting on the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Liberal Neutrality book cover

    Liberal Neutrality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Reeve, Robert E. Goodin

    Originally published in 1989 Liberal Neutrality approaches the recommendation of neutrality by confronting the abstract prescription (that we should be neutral) with the implications for particular people and institutions. This not only identifies what neutrality involves logically, but also…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Wittgenstein, Anti-foundationalism, Technoscience and Philosophy of Education: An Educational Philosophy and Theory Reader Volume VIII book cover

    Wittgenstein, Anti-foundationalism, Technoscience and Philosophy of Education

    An Educational Philosophy and Theory Reader Volume VIII, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael A. Peters

    This book is a collection of essays motivated by a ‘cultural’ reading of Wittgenstein. It includes some new essays and some that were originally published in Educational Philosophy and Theory. It includes a distinctive view on the ethics of reading Wittgenstein and the ethics of suicide that shaped…

    Hardback – 2020-02-26 
    Routledge
    Educational Philosophy and Theory: Editor’s Choice

  • Empathy book cover

    Empathy

    1st Edition

    By Heidi Maibom

    Empathy is one of the most talked about and widely studied concepts of recent years. Some argue it can help create a more just society, improve medical care and even avert global catastrophe. Others object that it is morally problematic. Who is right? And what is empathy anyway? Is it a way of…

    Paperback – 2020-02-24 
    Routledge
    New Problems of Philosophy

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