Moral Theory Products

  • Hume on Art, Emotion, and Superstition

    A Critical Study of Hume’s Four Dissertations

    By Amyas Merivale

    This book offers the first comprehensive critical study of David Hume’s Four Dissertations of 1757, containing the Natural History of Religion, the Dissertation on the Passions, and the two essays Of Tragedy and Of the Standard of Taste. The author defends two important claims. The first is that…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge Studies in Eighteenth-Century Philosophy

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Philosophy and Psychology of Luck

    Edited by Ian M. Church, Robert J. Hartman

    Luck permeates our lives, and this raises a number of pressing questions: What is luck? When we attribute luck to people, circumstances, or events, what are we attributing? Do we have any obligations to mitigate the harms done to people who are less fortunate? And to what extent is deserving praise…

    Hardback – 2019-01-15 
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • The End of Morality

    Taking Moral Eliminativism Seriously

    By Richard Garner, Richard Joyce

    According to the moral error theorist, all moral judgments are mistaken. The world just doesn’t contain the properties and relations necessary for these judgments to be true. But what should we actually do if we decided that we are in this radical and unsettling predicament—that morality is just a…

    Paperback – 2019-01-15 

  • Ethics Goes to the Movies

    An Introduction to Moral Philosophy

    By Christopher Falzon

    Movies hold a mirror up to us, portraying the complexities of human reality through their characters and stories. And they vividly illustrate moral theories that address questions about how we are to live and what sort of people we ought to be.  In this book, Christopher Falzon uses movies to…

    Paperback – 2018-12-21 

  • Morality and Moral Controversies

    Readings in Moral, Social and Political Philosophy, 10th Edition

    Edited by Steven Scalet, John Arthur

    Morality and Moral Controversies, 10th Edition challenges students to critically assess today’s leading moral, social, and political issues. And as a comprehensive anthology, it provides students with the tools they need to understand philosophical ideas that are currently shaping our world. The…

    Paperback – 2018-12-15 

  • Methodology and Moral Philosophy

    Edited by Jussi Suikkanen, Antti Kauppinen

    Many ethicists either accept the reflective equilibrium method or think that anything goes in ethical theorizing as long as the results are plausible. The aim of this book is to advance methodological thinking in ethics beyond these common attitudes and to raise new methodological questions about…

    Hardback – 2018-11-26 
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • The Routledge Handbook of Ethics and Public Policy

    Edited by Annabelle Lever, Andrei Poama

    What does it mean to do public policy ethics today? How should philosophers engage with ethical issues in policy-making when policy decisions are circumscribed by political and pragmatic concerns? How do ethical issues in public policy differ between areas such as foreign policy, criminal justice,…

    Hardback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge Handbooks in Applied Ethics

  • The Routledge Handbook of Moral Epistemology

    Edited by Aaron Zimmerman, Karen Jones, Mark Timmons

    The Routledge Handbook of Moral Epistemology brings together philosophers, cognitive scientists, developmental and evolutionary psychologists, animal ethologists, intellectual historians and educators to provide the most comprehensive analysis of the prospects for moral knowledge ever assembled in…

    Hardback – 2018-11-12 
    Routledge Handbooks in Philosophy

  • Values and Moral Development in Higher Education

    Edited by Gerald Collier, John Wilson, Peter Tomlinson

    Originally published in 1974 Values and Moral Development in Higher Education deals practically with various aspects of the impact of higher educational processes, recognising a need for these to be inter-related and understood within a common framework. It takes the form of a set of contributions…

    Hardback – 2018-10-31 
    Routledge Library Editions: Higher Education

  • Social Work Values

    An Enquiry

    By Noel Timms

    Originally published in 1983 Social Work Values is a sustained enquiry about the present situation of social work. It describes the treatment of social work values in the social work literature and in research, and pursues three distinct avenues towards an improvement on the present…

    Hardback – 2018-10-30 
    Routledge Revivals: Noel Timms

  • The Ethics of Development

    An Introduction

    By David Ingram, Thomas J Derdak

    The Ethics of Development: An Introduction systematically and comprehensively examines the ethical issues surrounding the concept of development. Addressing important questions such as: What does development mean? Is there a human right to development? If we aim for sustainable development in an…

    Paperback – 2018-10-25 
    The Ethics of ...

  • Ethics and Attachment

    How We Make Moral Judgments

    By Aner Govrin

    Why are we disgusted when an elderly woman is robbed but sympathize with the actions of a Robin Hood? Why do acts of cruelty against a helpless kitten bother us more than does the trampling of ants?  In Ethics and Attachment: How We Make Moral Judgements psychoanalyst and philosopher Aner Govrin…

    Paperback – 2018-10-23 
    Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

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