Philosophy: Ethics Philosophy

  • Commutative Justice: A Liberal Theory of Just Exchanges book cover

    Commutative Justice

    A Liberal Theory of Just Exchanges, 1st Edition

    By Carl David Mildenberger

    This book develops a liberal theory of justice in exchange. It identifies the conditions that market exchanges need to fulfill to be just. It also addresses head-on a consequentialist challenge to existing theories of exchange, namely that, in light of new harms faced at the global level, we need…

    Hardback – 2020-02-25 
    Routledge
    Political Philosophy for the Real World

  • 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

  • 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

  • Leadership and the Ethics of Influence book cover

    Leadership and the Ethics of Influence

    1st Edition

    By Terry L. Price

    How do leaders influence others? Although they sometimes appeal directly to good reasons, which we associate with rational persuasion, leaders also use guilt, pressure, flattery, bullying, and rewards and punishment—all to get the behaviors that they want. Even when leaders refrain from outright…

    Paperback – 2020-03-05 
    Routledge
    Leadership: Research and Practice

  • 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 – 2020-03-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • 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 – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2020-03-10 
    Routledge

  • Ethical Debates in Orangutan Conservation book cover

    Ethical Debates in Orangutan Conservation

    1st Edition

    By Alexandra Palmer

    Ethical Debates in Orangutan Conservation explores how conservationists decide whether, and how, to undertake rehabilitation and reintroduction (R&R) when rescuing orphan orangutans. The author demonstrates that exploring ethical dilemmas is crucial for understanding ongoing disagreements about…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge

  • Raw Veganism: The Philosophy of The Human Diet book cover

    Raw Veganism

    The Philosophy of The Human Diet, 1st Edition

    By Carlo Alvaro

    Human beings are getting fatter and sicker. As we question what we eat and why we eat it, this book argues that living well involves consuming a raw vegan diet. With eating healthfully and eating ethically being simpler said than done, this book argues that the best solution to health,…

    Paperback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Food, Society and the Environment

  • Colonialism and Animality: Anti-Colonial Perspectives in Critical Animal Studies book cover

    Colonialism and Animality

    Anti-Colonial Perspectives in Critical Animal Studies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kelly Struthers Montford, Chloë Taylor

    The fields of settler colonial, decolonial, and postcolonial studies, as well as Critical Animal Studies are growing rapidly, but how do the implications of these endeavours intersect? Colonialism and Animality: Anti-Colonial Perspectives in Critical Animal Studies explores some of the ways that…

    Hardback – 2020-03-12 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Critical Diversities

  • 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 arguments and problems from the history of philosophy are discussed and analyzed, not as a means to honor…

    Paperback – 2020-03-17 
    Routledge

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