Philosophy: Ethics Philosophy

  • 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…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • The Philosophical Ethology of Dominique Lestel book cover

    The Philosophical Ethology of Dominique Lestel

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Chrulew, Jeffrey Bussolini, Brett Buchanan

    Dominique Lestel is a French philosopher whose work is significant for the rethinking of animality and human-animal relations. Throughout such important books as L’Animalité (1996), Les Origines animales de la culture (2001) and L’Animal singulier (2004), he offers a fierce critique of reductive,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Punishment in the Era of Mass Incarceration book cover

    Rethinking Punishment in the Era of Mass Incarceration

    1st Edition

    Edited by Chris Surprenant

    One of the most important problems faced by the United States is addressing its broken criminal justice system. This collection of essays offers a thorough examination of incarceration as a form of punishment. In addition to focusing on the philosophical aspects related to punishment, the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Violence and Messianism: Jewish Philosophy and the Great Conflicts of the Twentieth Century book cover

    Violence and Messianism

    Jewish Philosophy and the Great Conflicts of the Twentieth Century, 1st Edition

    By Petar Bojanić

    Violence and Messianism looks at how some of the figures of the so-called Renaissance of "Jewish" philosophy between the two world wars - Franz Rosenzweig, Walter Benjamin and Martin Buber - grappled with problems of violence, revolution and war. At once inheriting and breaking with the great…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Perspectives on Ignorance from Moral and Social Philosophy book cover

    Perspectives on Ignorance from Moral and Social Philosophy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rik Peels

    This edited collection focuses on the moral and social dimensions of ignorance—an undertheorized category in analytic philosophy. Contributors address such issues as the relation between ignorance and deception, ignorance as a moral excuse, ignorance as a legal excuse, and the relation between…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights book cover

    Political and Legal Approaches to Human Rights

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tom Campbell, Kylie Bourne

    This collection explores and illustrates issues arising from ‘political’ approaches to human rights in contrast to the more traditional ‘moral’ approaches. Moral approaches conceptualize and justify human rights in terms of priority rights which are both universal and moral. In contrast, political…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Tourism Experiences and Animal Consumption: Contested Values, Morality and Ethics book cover

    Tourism Experiences and Animal Consumption

    Contested Values, Morality and Ethics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol Kline

    This book provides an interdisciplinary discussion of animals as a source of food within the context of tourism. It focuses on a range of ethical issues associated with the production and consumption of animal foods, highlighting the different ways in which animals are valued and utilised within…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Wittgenstein and Scientism book cover

    Wittgenstein and Scientism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jonathan Beale, Ian James Kidd

    Wittgenstein criticised prevailing attitudes toward the sciences. The target of his criticisms was ‘scientism’: what he described as ‘the overestimation of science’. This collection is the first study of Wittgenstein’s anti-scientism - a theme in his work that is clearly central to his thought yet…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jason Brennan, Bas van der Vossen, David Schmidtz

    Libertarians often bill their theory as an alternative to both the traditional Left and Right. The Routledge Handbook of Libertarianism helps readers fully examine this alternative without preaching it to them, exploring the contours of libertarian (sometimes also called classical liberal) thinking…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith: A Philosophical Encounter book cover

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith

    A Philosophical Encounter, 1st Edition

    By Charles L Griswold

    Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith are giants of eighteenth century thought. The heated controversy provoked by their competing visions of human nature and society still resonates today. Smith himself reviewed Rousseau's Discourse on Inequality, and his perceptive remarks raise an intriguing…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • The Routledge Handbook of Franz Brentano and the Brentano School book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Franz Brentano and the Brentano School

    1st Edition

    Edited by Uriah Kriegel

    Both through his own work and that of his students, Franz Clemens Brentano (1838–1917) had an often underappreciated influence on the course of twentieth- and twenty-first-century philosophy. The Routledge Handbook of Franz Brentano and the Brentano School offers full coverage of Brentano’s…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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  • The Routledge Companion to Free Will book cover

    The Routledge Companion to Free Will

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kevin Timpe, Meghan Griffith, Neil Levy

    Questions concerning free will are intertwined with issues in almost every area of philosophy, from metaphysics to philosophy of mind to moral philosophy, and are also informed by work in different areas of science (principally physics, neuroscience and social psychology). Free will is also a…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
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