Philosophy: Philosophy of Human Nature

  • 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 – 2020-02-24 
    Routledge

  • Right Actions and Good Persons: Controversies Between Eudaimonistic and Deontic Moral Theories book cover

    Right Actions and Good Persons

    Controversies Between Eudaimonistic and Deontic Moral Theories, 1st Edition

    By Marjaana Kopperi

    First published in 1999, this work tests the ancient against the modern in discussing whether modern approaches to ethics remain sufficiently able to provide a serious and justifiable account of morality. Marjaana Kopperi explores ancient, medieval and enlightenment philosophy to compare their…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Making Sense of MacIntyre book cover

    Making Sense of MacIntyre

    1st Edition

    By Michael Fuller

    First published in 1998, this influential volume undertakes a task of exposition and interpretation in explaining the views of this important yet elusive ethical philosopher and why he thought modern moral and political philosophy so muddled. Fuller places MacIntyre in his philosophical context,…

    Paperback – 2020-02-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Philosophical Ethology of Roberto Marchesini book cover

    The Philosophical Ethology of Roberto Marchesini

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jeffrey Bussolini, Brett Buchanan, Matthew Chrulew

    Roberto Marchesini is an Italian philosopher and ethologist whose work is significant for the rethinking of animality and human–animal relations. Throughout such important books as Il dio Pan (1988), Il concetto di soglia (1996), Post-human (2002), Intelligenze plurime (2008), Epifania animale (…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Nature and Normativity: Biology, Teleology, and Meaning book cover

    Nature and Normativity

    Biology, Teleology, and Meaning, 1st Edition

    By Mark Okrent

    Nature and Normativity argues that the problem of the place of norms in nature has been essentially misunderstood when it has been articulated in terms of the relation of human language and thought, on the one hand, and the world described by physics on the other. Rather, if we concentrate on the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Person-centred Primary Care: Searching for the Self book cover

    Person-centred Primary Care

    Searching for the Self, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Dowrick

    Primary care, grounded in the provision of continuous comprehensive person-centred care, is of paramount importance in the delivery of accessible and effective health care around the world. The central notion of person-centred care, however, relies on often-unexamined concepts of self, or…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • 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 
    Routledge

  • Why So Serious: On Philosophy and Comedy book cover

    Why So Serious: On Philosophy and Comedy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Russell Ford

    The Western philosophical tradition shows a marked fondness for tragedy. From Plato and Aristotle, through German idealism, to contemporary reflections on the murderous violence of the twentieth century, philosophy has often looked to tragedy for resources to make suffering, grief, and death…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Religious Diversity: Bivalent Truth, Tolerance and Personhood book cover

    Philosophical Perspectives on Religious Diversity

    Bivalent Truth, Tolerance and Personhood, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dirk-Martin Grube, Walter Van Herck

    Addressing the question of what kind of theoretical foundations are required if we wish to have a constructive attitude towards different religions, this book scrutinizes aspects of the human condition, personhood and notions of (exclusive) truth and tolerance.In the book, Wolterstorff suggests…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Handbook of Human-Animal Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Human-Animal Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Garry Marvin, Susan McHugh

    Human-animal studies is an academic field that has grown exponentially over the past decade. It explores the whys, hows, and whats of human-animal relations: why animals are represented and configured in different ways in human cultures and societies around the world; how they are imagined,…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Ethics and Future Generations book cover

    Ethics and Future Generations

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rahul Kumar

    Existing human beings stand in a unique relationship of asymmetrical influence over future generations. Our choices now can settle whether there are any human beings in the further future; how many will exist; what capacities and abilities they might have; and what the character of the natural…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Love, Reason and Morality book cover

    Love, Reason and Morality

    1st Edition

    Edited by Katrien Schaubroeck, Esther Kroeker

    This book brings together new essays that explore the connection between love and reasons. The observation that considerations of love carry significant weight in the deliberative process opens up new perspectives in the classic discussion about practical reasons, and gives rise to many interesting…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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