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  • The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Empathy book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Empathy

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heidi Maibom

    Empathy plays a central role in the history and contemporary study of ethics, interpersonal understanding, and the emotions, yet until now has been relatively underexplored. The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Empathy is an outstanding reference source to the key topics, problems and debates in…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Virtue’s Reasons: New Essays on Virtue, Character, and Reasons book cover

    Virtue’s Reasons

    New Essays on Virtue, Character, and Reasons, 1st Edition

    Edited by Noell Birondo, S. Stewart Braun

    Virtues and reasons are two of the most fruitful and important concepts in contemporary moral philosophy. Many writers have commented upon the close connection between virtues and reasons, but no one has done full justice to the complexity of this connection. It is generally recognized that the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Plant Minds: A Philosophical Defense book cover

    Plant Minds

    A Philosophical Defense, 1st Edition

    By Chauncey Maher

    The idea that plants have minds can sound improbable, but some widely respected contemporary scientists and philosophers find it plausible. It turns out to be rather tricky to vindicate the presumption that plants do not have minds, for doing so requires getting clear about what plants can do and…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights: Ethical and Philosophical Issues book cover

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights

    Ethical and Philosophical Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jaime Ahlberg, Michael Cholbi

    Procreation, Parenthood, and Educational Rights explores important issues at the nexus of two burgeoning areas within moral and social philosophy: procreative ethics and parental rights. Surprisingly, there has been comparatively little scholarly engagement across these subdisciplinary boundaries,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Locke's Science of Knowledge book cover

    Locke's Science of Knowledge

    1st Edition

    By Matt Priselac

    John Locke’s An Essay Concerning Human Understanding begins with a clear statement of an epistemological goal: to explain the limits of human knowledge, opinion, and ignorance. The actual text of the Essay, in stark contrast, takes a long and seemingly meandering path before returning to that goal…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Seventeenth-Century Philosophy

  • Duties Regarding Nature: A Kantian Environmental Ethic book cover

    Duties Regarding Nature

    A Kantian Environmental Ethic, 1st Edition

    By Toby Svoboda

    In this book, Toby Svoboda develops and defends a Kantian environmental virtue ethic, challenging the widely-held view that Kant's moral philosophy has little to offer environmental ethics. On the contrary, Svoboda contends that on Kantian grounds, there is good moral reason to care about…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Science and the Self: Animals, Evolution, and Ethics: Essays in Honour of Mary Midgley book cover

    Science and the Self

    Animals, Evolution, and Ethics: Essays in Honour of Mary Midgley, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian James Kidd, Liz McKinnell

    Mary Midgley is one of the most important moral philosophers working today. Over the last thirty years, her writings have informed debates concerning animals, the environment and evolutionary theory. The invited essays in this volume offer critical reflections upon Midgley’s work and further…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Heidegger's Shadow: Kant, Husserl, and the Transcendental Turn book cover

    Heidegger's Shadow

    Kant, Husserl, and the Transcendental Turn, 1st Edition

    By Chad Engelland

    Heidegger’s Shadow is an important contribution to the understanding of Heidegger’s ambivalent relation to transcendental philosophy. Its contention is that Heidegger recognizes the importance of transcendental philosophy as the necessary point of entry to his thought, but he nonetheless comes to…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Twentieth-Century Philosophy

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

    The Social Contexts of Intellectual Virtue

    Knowledge as a Team Achievement, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Rousseau's Ethics of Truth: A Sublime Science of Simple Souls book cover

    Rousseau's Ethics of Truth

    A Sublime Science of Simple Souls, 1st Edition

    By Jason Neidleman

    In 1758, Rousseau announced that he had adopted "vitam impendere vero" (dedicate life to truth) as a personal pledge. Despite the dramatic nature of this declaration, no scholar has yet approached Rousseau’s work through the lens of truth or truthseeking. What did it mean for Rousseau to lead a…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • McTaggart's Paradox book cover

    McTaggart's Paradox

    1st Edition

    By R.D. Ingthorsson

    McTaggart’s argument for the unreality of time, first published in 1908, set the agenda for 20th-century philosophy of time. Yet there is very little agreement on what it actually says—nobody agrees with the conclusion, but still everybody finds something important in it. This book presents the…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • The Upanisads: A Complete Guide book cover

    The Upanisads

    A Complete Guide, 1st Edition

    Edited by Signe Cohen

    The Upaniṣads are among the most sacred foundational scriptures in the Hindu religion. Composed from 800 BCE onwards and making up part of the larger Vedic corpus, they offer the reader "knowledge lessons" on life, death, and immortality. While they are essential to understanding Hinduism and Asian…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge

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