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  • 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

  • Perspectives on Ignorance from Moral and Social Philosophy

    Edited by Rik Peels

    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 – 2016-07-18 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Elizabeth Anscombe, 4-vol. set

    Edited by Roger Teichmann

    Elizabeth Anscombe (1919–2001) was one of the most important philosophers of the second half of the twentieth century, making major contributions in philosophy of mind, ethics, and metaphysics. She is particularly renowned for her work on intention and action. A pupil and friend of Ludwig…

    Hardback – 2016-07-08 
    Routledge
    Critical Assessments of Leading Philosophers

  • The Philosophy and Psychology of Character and Happiness

    Edited by Nancy E. Snow, Franco V. Trivigno

    Since ancient times, character, virtue, and happiness have been central to thinking about how to live well. Yet until recently, philosophers have thought about these topics in an empirical vacuum. Taking up the general challenge of situationism – that philosophers should pay attention to empirical…

    Paperback – 2016-07-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Kant and the Cultivation of Virtue

    By Chris W. Surprenant

    In this book, Chris W. Surprenant puts forward an original position concerning Kant’s practical philosophy and the intersection between his moral and political philosophy. Although Kant provides a detailed account of the nature of morality, the nature of human virtue, and how right manifests itself…

    Paperback – 2016-07-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • Free Will

    A Contemporary Introduction

    By Michael McKenna, Derk Pereboom

    As an advanced introduction to the challenging topic of free will, this book is designed for upper-level undergraduates interested in a comprehensive first-stop into the field’s issues and debates. It is written by two of the leading participants in those debates—a compatibilist on the issue of…

    Paperback – 2016-06-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • New Paradigm Psychology of Reasoning

    Basic and applied perspectives

    Edited by Shira Elqayam, Jean-François Bonnefon, David E. Over

    In recent years the psychology of reasoning has undergone radical change, which can only be seen as a Kuhn-style scientific revolution. This shift has been dubbed ‘New Paradigm’. For years, psychologists of reasoning focused on binary truth values and regarded the influence of belief as a bias. In…

    Hardback – 2016-06-22 
    Routledge

  • Toward a Pragmatist Metaethics

    By Diana Heney

    In our current social landscape, moral questions—about economic disparity, disadvantaging biases, and scarcity—are rightly receiving attention with a sense of urgency. This book argues that classical pragmatism offers a compelling and useful account of our engagement with moral life. The key…

    Hardback – 2016-06-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

  • Ethics and Social Survival

    By Milton Fisk

    When speaking of society’s role in ethics, one tends to think of society as regimenting people through its customs. Ethics and Social Survival rejects theories that treat ethics as having justification within itself and contends that ethics can have a grip on humans only if it serves their…

    Hardback – 2016-06-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • 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 – 2016-05-24
    Routledge

  • Interactive Justice

    A Proceduralist Approach to Value Conflict in Politics

    By Emanuela Ceva

    Contemporary societies are riddled with moral disputes caused by conflicts between value claims competing for the regulation of matters of public concern. This familiar state of affairs is relevant for one of the most important debates within liberal political thought: should institutions seek to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-23
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Gewirthian Perspectives on Human Rights

    Edited by Per Bauhn

    Gewirth’s theory of human rights has made a major contribution to philosophy. In this edited collection, contributors from a broad range of disciplines discuss the theoretical and practical application of Gewirthian theory to current world issues. Case studies highlight mental health, the LGBT…

    Hardback – 2016-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in American Philosophy

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