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  • A History of Utilitarian Ethics

    Studies in Private Motivation and Distributive Justice, 1700-1875, 1st Edition

    By Samuel Hollander

    In this landmark volume, Samuel Hollander presents a fresh and compelling history of moral philosophy from Locke to John Stuart Mill, showing that a ‘moral sense’ can actually be considered compatible with utilitarianism. The book also explores the link between utilitarianism and distributive…

    Hardback – 2019-08-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

  • The Liberal Politics of John Locke

    1st Edition

    By M. Seliger

    Originally published in 1968. This book presents the synthesis of a coherent view of the Lockeian argument from his various works. This tests the inner consistency of Locke’s political theory against his own examples from history. The layers of Locke’s argumentation are analysed on metaphysics in…

    Hardback – 2019-08-01 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2019-06-20 
    Routledge

  • The Ethics of Whistleblowing

    1st Edition

    By Eric R. Boot

    Following the enormous political, legal and media interest that has surrounded high profile cases of whistleblowing, such as Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, the fundamental ethical questions surrounding whistleblowing have often been obscured. In this fascinating book Eric Boot examines the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-22 
    Routledge
    Routledge Focus on Philosophy

  • Normativity, Meaning, and the Promise of Phenomenology

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matthew Burch, Jack Marsh, Irene McMullin

    The aim of this volume is to critically assess the philosophical importance of phenomenology as a method for studying the normativity of meaning and its transcendental conditions. Using the pioneering work of Steven Crowell as a springboard, phenomenologists from all over the world examine the…

    Hardback – 2019-05-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Philosophical Perspectives on Moral and Civic Education

    Shaping Citizens and Their Schools, 1st Edition

    Edited by Colin Macleod, Christine Tappolet

    Many people place great stock in the importance of civic virtue to the success of democratic communities. Is this hope well-grounded? The fundamental question is whether it is even possible to cultivate ethical and civic virtues in the first place. Taking for granted that it is possible, at least…

    Hardback – 2019-05-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Ethics in the Wake of Wittgenstein

    1st Edition

    Edited by Benjamin De Mesel, Oskari Kuusela

    This book brings together essays from leading scholars who, rather than taking a strictly exegetical approach, attempt to show how discussions in moral philosophy can benefit from Wittgenstein’s later philosophical work. The essays in this volume make the argument that Wittgenstein’s relevance for…

    Hardback – 2019-05-06 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • State Domination and the Psycho-Politics of Conflict

    Power, Conflict and Humiliation, 1st Edition

    By Daniel Rothbart

    This book offers a detailed study of the psycho-politics of governmental manipulation, in which a vulnerable population is disciplined by contorting their sense of self-worth. In many conflict settings, a nation’s government exerts its dominance over a marginalized population group through laws,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Peace and Conflict Resolution

  • Fieldnotes from a Depth Psychological Exploration of Evil

    From Chinggis Khan to Carl Jung, 1st Edition

    By Robin L. Gordon

    In Fieldnotes from a Depth Psychological Exploration of Evil, Robin L. Gordon presents an accessible account of an attempt to define and understand the nature of evil. Gordon takes on the role of guide to this confusing land, tying together threads of Jungian theory, philosophy, etymology,…

    Paperback – 2019-03-14
    Routledge

  • Morality Made Visible

    Edward Westermarck’s Moral and Social Theory, 1st Edition

    By Otto Pipatti

    While highly respected among evolutionary scholars, the sociologist, anthropologist and philosopher Edward Westermarck is now largely forgotten in the social sciences. This book is the first full study of his moral and social theory, focusing on the key elements of his theory of moral emotions as…

    Hardback – 2019-03-12
    Routledge
    Classical and Contemporary Social Theory

  • Reality and Value

    An Introduction to Metaphysics and an Essay on the Theory of Value, 1st Edition

    By Arthur Campbell Garnett

    Originally published in 1937. This book addresses the importance of the theory of values that rests on a general metaphysical understanding founded on a comprehensive view of all aspects of the world. The author speaks against the absolutist theories with a realistic one encompassing a theory of…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Metaphysics

  • Virtue’s Reasons

    New Essays on Virtue, Character, and Reasons, 1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

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