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  • Wittgenstein and Naturalism

    Edited by Kevin M. Cahill, Thomas Raleigh

    Wittgenstein was centrally concerned with the puzzling nature of the mind, mathematics, morality and modality. He also developed innovative views about the status and methodology of philosophy and was explicitly opposed to crudely "scientistic" worldviews. His later thought has thus often been…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Wittgenstein's Thought and Legacy

  • Explaining Right and Wrong

    A New Moral Pluralism and Its Implications

    By Benjamin Sachs

    Explaining Right and Wrong aims to shake the foundations of contemporary ethics by showing that moral philosophers have been deploying a mistaken methodology in their efforts to figure out the truth about what we morally ought to do. Benjamin Sachs argues that moral theorizing makes sense only if…

    Hardback – 2017-12-08 
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Animal Places

    Lively Cartographies of Human-Animal Relations

    Edited by Jacob Bull, Tora Holmberg, Cecilia Åsberg

    Nonhuman animals are ubiquitous to our ‘human’ societies. Interdisciplinary human/animal research has – for 50 years – drawn attention to how animals are ever-present in what we think of as human spaces and cultures. Our societies are built with animals and through all kinds of…

    Hardback – 2017-11-23 
    Multispecies Encounters

  • Sensibility in the Early Modern Era

    From living machines to affective morality

    Edited by Anik Waldow

    Sensibility in the Early Modern Era investigates how the early modern characterisation of sensibility as a natural property of the body could give way to complex considerations about the importance of affect in morality. What underlies this understanding of sensibility is the attempt to fuse…

    Paperback – 2017-11-15 

  • Asian Perspectives on Animal Ethics

    Rethinking the Nonhuman

    Edited by Neil Dalal, Chloë Taylor

    To date, philosophical discussions of animal ethics and Critical Animal Studies have been dominated by Western perspectives and Western thinkers. This book makes a novel contribution to animal ethics in showing the range and richness of ideas offered to these fields by diverse Asian traditions.…

    Paperback – 2017-11-02 
    Routledge Studies in Asian Religion and Philosophy

  • Race Matters, Animal Matters

    Fugitive Humanism in African America, 1838-1934

    By Lindgren Johnson

    Race Matters, Animal Matters challenges one of the grand narratives of African American studies: that African Americans rejected racist associations of blackness and animality through a disassociation from animality. Analyzing canonical texts written by Frederick Douglass, Charles Chesnutt, Ida B.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17 
    Perspectives on the Non-Human in Literature and Culture

  • The Philosophical Ethology of Dominique Lestel

    Edited by Matthew Chrulew, Jeffrey Bussolini, Brett Buchanan

    Dominique Lestel is a French philosopher whose work is significant for the rethinking of animality and human-animal relations. Throughout such important books as L’Animalité (1996), Les Origines animales de la culture (2001) and L’Animal singulier (2004), he offers a fierce critique of reductive,…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17 

  • The Philosophical Ethology of Vinciane Despret

    Edited by Brett Buchanan, Matthew Chrulew, Jeffrey Bussolini

    Vinciane Despret is a Belgian philosopher whose work proposes new questions and approaches to human-animal relations. Of central importance to her thought is an intellectual and cultural proposal to allow animals to show their agency and allow them to be interesting. With genuine curiosity, Despret…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17 

  • The Philosophical Ethology of Roberto Marchesini

    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 (…

    Hardback – 2017-10-17 

  • Humans and Other Animals in Eighteenth-Century British Culture

    Representation, Hybridity, Ethics

    Edited by Frank Palmeri

    Combining historical and interpretive work, this collection examines changing perceptions of and relations between human and nonhuman animals in Britain over the long eighteenth century. Persistent questions concern modes of representing animals and animal-human hybrids, as well as the ethical…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 

  • A Cultural History of Animals and their Meat

    Live, Die, Buy, Eat

    By Karen Lykke Syse, Kristian Bjørkdahl

    Live, Die, Buy, Eat. These four words both summarize the production of meat in the modern world, and categorize the way in which we relate to animals and meat. In the past few years, controversies around meat have arisen around industrialization and globalization of meat production, often pivoting…

    Hardback – 2017-09-28 

  • Corporal Punishment

    A Philosophical Assessment

    By Patrick Lenta

    The aim of this book is to assess the moral permissibility of corporal punishment and to enquire into whether or not it ought to be legally prohibited. Against the widespread view that corporal punishment is morally legitimate and should be legally permitted provided it falls short of abuse,…

    Hardback – 2017-09-15
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

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