Moral Theory Products

  • New Moral Natures in Tourism

    Edited by Bryan S. R. Grimwood, Kellee Caton, Lisa Cooke

    How do we understand human-nature relationships in tourism, or determine the consequences of these relationships to be "good", "bad", "right", "wrong", "fair", or "just"? What theoretical and philosophical perspectives can usefully orient us in the production and consumption of tourism towards…

    Hardback – 2018-04-25 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Ethics of Tourism Series

  • Policing and Public Management

    Governance, Vices and Virtues

    By Kevin Morrell, Ben Bradford

    Policing, Public Management and the Public Good takes a new perspective on the challenges and problems facing the governance of police forces across the UK and the developed world. Complementing existing texts in criminology and police studies, Kevin Morrell draws on ideas from the neighbouring…

    Paperback – 2018-04-01 
    Routledge

  • Virtue Ethics

    Edited by Tom Angier

    Explorations about and around the ethics of virtue dominated philosophical thinking in the ancient world, and recent moral philosophy has seen a massive revival of interest in virtue ethics as a rival to Kantian and utilitarian approaches. To help users make sense of the gargantuan—and, often,…

    Hardback – 2018-03-16 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Philosophy

  • Animals, Food and Tourism

    Edited by Carol Kline

    Food is routinely given attention in tourism research as a motivator of travel. Regardless of whether tourists travel with a primary motivation for experiencing local food, eating is required during their trip. This book encompasses an interdisciplinary discussion of animals as a source of food…

    Hardback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Ethics of Tourism Series

  • Values and Vaccine Refusal

    Hard Questions in Ethics, Epistemology, and Health Care

    By Mark Navin

    Parents in the US and other societies are increasingly refusing to vaccinate their children, even though popular anti-vaccine myths – e.g. ‘vaccines cause autism’ – have been debunked. This book explains the epistemic and moral failures that lead some parents to refuse to vaccinate their children.…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Companion to Virtue Ethics

    Edited by Lorraine L Besser, Michael Slote

    Virtue ethics is on the move both in Anglo-American philosophy and in the rest of the world. This volume uniquely emphasizes non-Western varieties of virtue ethics at the same time that it includes work in the many different fields or areas of philosophy where virtue ethics has recently spread its…

    Paperback – 2018-01-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Philosophy Companions

  • Tourism Experiences and Animal Consumption

    Contested Values, Morality and Ethics

    Edited by Carol Kline

    This book explores how tourism co-opts, constructs, and distorts animal identities. In the context of ever-increasing mobility, the continued loss of biodiversity, and climate change, the ethics of eating animals will continue to be a critical topic for consideration. This book explores a range of…

    Hardback – 2018-01-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in the Ethics of Tourism Series

  • Ethics

    A Contemporary Introduction, 3rd Edition

    By Harry J Gensler

    Ethics: A Contemporary Introduction introduces the issues and controversies of contemporary moral philosophy. It gets students to struggle with the big questions of morality while it also relates these questions to practical issues, especially racism, global warming, moral education, and abortion.…

    Paperback – 2017-12-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Introductions to Philosophy

  • 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 – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Defending Associative Duties

    By Jonathan Seglow

    This book explores the associative duties we owe to our children, parents, friends, colleagues, associates and compatriots and defends a novel account which justifies such duties through the realization of values that are produced in these various kinds of social relationships. Seglow engages with…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth

    Exploring Moral Choices in Childbearing

    By Helen Watt

    The Ethics of Pregnancy, Abortion and Childbirth addresses the unique moral questions raised by pregnancy and its intimate bodily nature. From assisted reproduction to abortion and ‘vital conflict’ resolution to more everyday concerns of the pregnant woman, this book argues for pregnancy as a close…

    Paperback – 2017-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

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