Ethics Philosophy Products

  • The Animal Ethics Reader

    3rd Edition

    Edited by Susan J. Armstrong, Richard G. Botzler

    The Animal Ethics Reader is an acclaimed anthology containing both classic and contemporary readings, making it ideal for anyone coming to the subject for the first time. It provides a thorough introduction to the central topics, controversies and ethical dilemmas surrounding the treatment of…

    Paperback – 2016-03-15 

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Stoic Tradition

    Edited by John Sellars

    The ancient philosophy of stoicism has been a crucial and formative influence on the development of Western thought since its inception through to the present day. It is not only an important area of study in philosophy and classics, but also in theology and literature. The Routledge Handbook of…

    Hardback – 2016-03-08 
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Perspectives on Ignorance from Moral and Social Philosophy

    Edited by Rik Peels, Martijn Blaauw

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Gender Testing in Sport

    Ethics, Cases and Controversies

    Edited by Sandy Montañola, Aurélie Olivesi

    After the young South African athlete Caster Semenya won the 800m title at the 2009 World Championships she was obliged to undergo gender testing and was temporarily withdrawn from international competition. The way that this controversy unfolded represents a rich and multi-layered example of the…

    Hardback – 2016-02-25 
    Ethics and Sport

  • The Intrinsic Value of Endangered Species

    By Ian A. Smith

    Why save endangered species without clear aesthetic, economic, or ecosystemic value? This book takes on this challenging question through an account of the intrinsic goods of species. Ian A. Smith argues that a species’ intrinsic value stems from its ability to flourish—its organisms continuing to…

    Hardback – 2016-02-22 
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Justice and the Just War Tradition

    Human Worth, Moral Formation, and Armed Conflict

    By Christopher J. Eberle

    Justice and the Just War Tradition articulates a distinctive understanding of the reasons that can justify war, of the reasons that cannot justify war, and of the role that those reasons should play in the motivational and attitudinal lives of the citizens, soldiers, and statesmen who participate…

    Hardback – 2016-02-19 

  • The Social Psychology of Morality

    Edited by Joseph P. Forgas, Lee Jussim, Paul A.M. Van Lange

    Ever since Plato’s ‘Republic’ was written over two thousand years ago, one of the main concerns of social philosophy and later empirical social science was to understand the moral nature of human beings. The faculty to think and act in terms of overarching moral values is as much a defining…

    Paperback – 2016-02-18 
    Psychology Press
    Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology

  • Utilitarianism and the Ethics of War

    By William H Shaw

    This book offers a detailed utilitarian analysis of the ethical issues involved in war. Utilitarianism and the Ethics of War addresses the two basic ethical questions posed by war: when, if ever, are we morally justified in waging war, and if recourse to arms is warranted, how are we permitted to…

    Paperback – 2016-02-11 
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • Global Bioethics

    An introduction

    By Henk ten Have

    The panorama of bioethical problems is different today. Patients travel to Thailand for fast surgery; commercial surrogate mothers in India deliver babies to parents in rich countries; organs, body parts and tissues are trafficked from East to Western Europe; physicians and nurses migrating from…

    Paperback – 2016-02-10 

  • The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth

    Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing

    By Helen Watt

    The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth addresses the unique moral questions raised by pregnancy and its intimate bodily nature. From assisted reproduction to abortion and ‘vital conflict’ resolution to more everyday concerns of the pregnant woman, this book argues for pregnancy as a close…

    Hardback – 2016-02-09 
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Concepts and Values in Biodiversity

    Edited by Dirk Lanzerath, Minou Friele

    Biodiversity may refer to the diversity of genes, species or ecosystems in general. These varying concepts of biodiversity occasionally lead to conflicts among researchers and policy makers, as each of them require a customized type of protection strategy. This book addresses the questions…

    Paperback – 2016-02-04 
    Routledge Studies in Biodiversity Politics and Management

  • A Very Bad Wizard

    Morality Behind the Curtain, 2nd Edition

    By Tamler Sommers

    In the first edition of A Very Bad Wizard: Morality Behind the Curtain – Nine Conversations, philosopher Tamler Sommers talked with an interdisciplinary group of the world’s leading researchers—from the fields of social psychology, moral philosophy, cognitive science, and primatology—all working on…

    Paperback – 2016-02-01 

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