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  • Justice and the Slaughter Bench

    Essays on Law's Broken Dialectic

    By Alan Norrie

    In this follow-up to Law and the Beautiful Soul, Alan Norrie addresses the split between legal and ethical judgment. Shaped by history, law’s formalism both eschews and requires ethics. The first essays consider legal form in its practical aspect, and the ethical problems encountered (‘law’s…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Military Privatization

    The US Armed Contractor Phenomenon

    By David M. Barnes

    This book explores the ethical implications of using armed contractors, taking a consequentialist approach to this multidisciplinary debate. While privatization is not a new concept for the U.S. military, the public debate on military privatization is limited to legal, financial, and pragmatic…

    Hardback – 2016-09-05 
    Routledge
    Military and Defence Ethics

  • Engaging Biomedical Ethics

    An Introduction With Case Studies

    By Gary Seay, Susan Nuccetelli

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge

  • Handbook of Children's Rights

    Global and Multidisciplinary Perspectives

    Edited by Martin D. Ruck

    While the notion of young people as individuals worthy of rights and freedoms is of relatively recent origin, over the past several decades there has been a substantial increase in both social and political commitment to children’s rights, including those rights that, in the past, were typically…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01 
    Psychology Press

  • The Ethical Underpinnings of Climate Economics

    Edited by Adrian Walsh, Säde Hormio, Duncan Purves

    Despite their obvious importance, the ethical implications of climate change are often neglected in economic evaluations of mitigation and adaptation policies. Economic climate models provide estimates of the value of mitigation benefits, provide understanding of the costs of reducing emissions,…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Climate Change Research

  • Ethics of Hospitality

    By Daniel Innerarity

    The source of hospitality lies in the fundamental ethical experiences that make up the fabric of the social lives of people. Therein lies a primary form of humanity. Whether we are guests or hosts, this reveals our situation in a world made up of receiving and meeting, leaving room for the liberty…

    Hardback – 2016-08-30 
    Routledge
    Law and Politics

  • Creative Conservation of Heritage Values

    Philosophical Interpretations and Architectural Interventions

    By Vassilis Ganiatsas

    Contemporary practice of Heritage Preservation is currently regulated by a plethora of charters, decrees, conventions and recommendations, aiming to guide all aspects of heritage protection and management. However, despite all this specific technical and practical guidance, there has been far less…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge

  • Security Ethics

    By Katerina Hadjimatheou, John Guelke

    Governments often act in the name of security to protect their citizenries. For example by legislation or by the recruitment and employment of large numbers of armed personnel to detect and prosecute violent crime, or via engagements in military interventions to repel or pre-empt foreign attacks.…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    The Library of Essays on Legal Ethics and the Enforcement of Law

  • Experiments, Animal Bodies and Human Values

    By Kay Peggs

    Experiments, Animal Bodies and Human Values presents a sociological examination of the ethics of using animals in biomedical experiments, exploring the manner in which science and technology have sought to advance the human body project by using animals as a resource for human gain. Such scientific…

    Hardback – 2016-08-28 
    Routledge
    Theory, Technology and Society

  • Love, Reason and Morality

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Philosophy for Everyone

    2nd Edition

    By Matthew Chrisman, Duncan Pritchard, Guy Fletcher, Elinor Mason, Jane Suilin Lavelle, Michela Massimi, Alasdair Richmond, Dave Ward

    Philosophy for Everyone begins by explaining what philosophy is before exploring the questions and issues at the foundation of this important subject. Key topics and their areas of focus include: Moral philosophy – the nature of our moral judgments and reactions, whether they aim at some…

    Paperback – 2016-08-15 
    Routledge

  • Religion and Ecological Crisis

    The “Lynn White Thesis” at Fifty

    Edited by Todd LeVasseur, Anna Peterson

    In 1967, Lynn White, Jr.’s seminal article The Historical Roots of Our Ecologic Crisis was published, essentially establishing the academic study of religion and nature. White argues that religions—particularly Western Christianity—are a major cause of worldwide ecological crises. He then asserts…

    Hardback – 2016-08-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

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