Moral Theory Products

  • Virtue’s Reasons

    New Essays on Virtue, Character, and Reasons

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-03-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Wittgenstein’s Moral Thought

    Edited by Reshef Agam-Segal, Edmund Dain

    This book offers a radical reappraisal of the nature and significance of Wittgenstein’s thought about ethics from a variety of different perspectives. The book includes essays on Wittgenstein’s early remarks on ethics in the Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus, on his 1929 "Lecture on Ethics", and on…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • The Phenomenology of Moral Normativity

    By William H. Smith

    Why should I be moral? Philosophers have long been concerned with the legitimacy of morality’s claim on us—especially its ostensible aim to motivate certain actions of all persons unconditionally. This problem of moral normativity has received extensive treatment in analytic moral theory, but…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Eudaimonic Ethics

    The Philosophy and Psychology of Living Well

    By Lorraine L Besser

    In this book, Lorraine Besser-Jones develops a eudaimonistic virtue ethics based on a psychological account of human nature. While her project maintains the fundamental features of the eudaimonistic virtue ethical framework—virtue, character, and well-being—she constructs these concepts from an…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06 
    Routledge

  • Ethics at the End of Life

    New Issues and Arguments

    Edited by John Davis

    The 14 chapters in Ethics at the End of Life: New Issues and Arguments, all published here for the first time, focus on recent thinking in this important area, helping initiate issues and lines of argument that have not been explored previously.  At the same time, a reader can use this volume to…

    Hardback – 2016-12-14 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Free Will

    Edited by Kevin Timpe, Meghan Griffith, Neil Levy

    Questions concerning free will are intertwined with issues in almost every area of philosophy, from metaphysics to philosophy of mind to moral philosophy, and are also informed by work in different areas of science (principally physics, neuroscience and social psychology). Free will is also a…

    Hardback – 2016-11-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Facts and Values

    The Ethics and Metaphysics of Normativity

    Edited by Giancarlo Marchetti, Sarin Marchetti

    This collection offers a synoptic view of current philosophical debates concerning the relationship between facts and values, bringing together a wide spectrum of contributors committed to testing the validity of this dichotomy, exploring alternatives, and assessing their implications. The…

    Hardback – 2016-11-25
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Refugees and the Ethics of Forced Displacement

    By Serena Parekh

    This book is a philosophical analysis of the ethical treatment of refugees and stateless people, a group of people who, though extremely important politically, have been greatly under theorized philosophically. The limited philosophical discussion of refugees by philosophers focuses narrowly on the…

    Hardback – 2016-11-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • An Analysis of Morals

    By John Hartland-Swann

    First published in 1960, this book is intended to be a concise but complete treatise on Ethics. In the course of our lives we all face moral problems. Some of these we solve easily, some with difficulty and some not at all. It is the job of the moral philosopher to examine the general nature of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Vulnerability, Autonomy, and Applied Ethics

    Edited by Christine Straehle

    Vulnerability is an important concern of moral philosophy, political philosophy and many discussions in applied ethics. Yet the concept itself—what it is and why it is morally salient—is under-theorized. Vulnerability, Autonomy, and Applied Ethics brings together theorists working on…

    Hardback – 2016-11-01
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Applied Ethics

  • Cine-Ethics

    Ethical Dimensions of Film Theory, Practice, and Spectatorship

    Edited by Jinhee Choi, Mattias Frey

    This volume looks at the significance and range of ethical questions that pertain to various film practices. Diverse philosophical traditions provide useful frameworks to discuss spectators’ affective and emotional engagement with film, which can function as a moral ground for one’s connection to…

    Paperback – 2016-10-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Film Studies

  • Talking about Evil

    Psychoanalytic, Social, and Cultural Perspectives

    Edited by Rina Lazar

    How can we talk about evil? How can we make sense of its presence all around us? How can we come to terms with the sad fact that our involvement in doing or enabling evil is an interminable aspect of our lives in the world? This book is an attempt to engage these questions in a new way. Written…

    Paperback – 2016-10-05
    Routledge
    Relational Perspectives Book Series

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