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  • Humanizing Evil

    Psychoanalytic, Philosophical and Clinical Perspectices

    Edited by Ronald C Naso, Jon Mills

    Psychoanalysis has traditionally had difficulty in accounting for the existence of evil. Freud saw it as a direct expression of unconscious forces, whereas more recent theorists have examined the links between early traumatic experiences and later ‘evil’ behaviour. Humanizing Evil: Psychoanalytic,…

    Paperback – 2016-01-21 

  • What is this thing called Philosophy?

    Edited by Duncan Pritchard

    What is this thing called Philosophy? is the definitive textbook for all who want a thorough introduction to the field. It introduces philosophy using a question-led approach that reflects the discursive nature of the discipline. Edited by Duncan Pritchard, each section is written by a high-profile…

    Paperback – 2016-01-19 
    What is this thing called?

  • Nourishing the Inner Life of Clinicians and Humanitarians

    The Ethical Turn in Psychoanalysis

    By Donna M. Orange

    Nourishing the Inner Life of Clinicians and Humanitarians: The Ethical Turn in Psychoanalysis, demonstrates the demanding, clinical and humanitarian work that psychotherapists often undertake with fragile and devastated people, those degraded by violence and discrimination. In spite of this, Donna…

    Paperback – 2015-11-17 

  • The Ethics of War and Peace

    An Introduction, 2nd Edition

    By Helen Frowe

    The Ethics of War and Peace is a lively introduction to one of the oldest but still most relevant ethical debates. Focusing on the philosophical questions surrounding the ethics of modern war, Helen Frowe presents contemporary just war theory in a stimulating and accessible way. This 2nd edition…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29 
    The Ethics of ...

  • Basic Desert, Reactive Attitudes and Free Will

    Edited by Maureen Sie, Derk Pereboom

    Basic Desert, Reactive Attitudes and Free Will addresses the issue of whether we can make sense of the widespread conviction that we are morally responsible beings. It focuses on the claim that we deserve to be blamed and punished for our immoral actions, and how this claim can be justified given…

    Hardback – 2015-10-08

  • 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.…

    Hardback – 2015-10-07

  • The Limits of Moral Obligation

    Moral Demandingness and Ought Implies Can

    Edited by Marcel van Ackeren, Michael Kühler

    This volume responds to the growing interest in finding explanations for why moral claims may lose their validity based on what they ask of their addressees. Two main ideas relate to that question: the moral demandingness objection and the principle "ought implies can." Though both of these ideas…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Science and the Self

    Animals, Evolution, and Ethics: Essays in Honour of Mary Midgley

    Edited by Ian James Kidd, Liz McKinnell

    Mary Midgley is one of the most important moral philosophers working today. Over the last thirty years, her writings have informed debates concerning animals, the environment and evolutionary theory. The invited essays in this volume offer critical reflections upon Midgley’s work and further…

    Hardback – 2015-09-23
    Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

  • Consequentialism and Environmental Ethics

    Edited by Avram Hiller, Ramona Ilea, Leonard Kahn

    This volume works to connect issues in environmental ethics with the best work in contemporary normative theory. Environmental issues challenge contemporary ethical theorists to account for topics that traditional ethical theories do not address to any significant extent. This book articulates and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Meaning, measurement, and correlates of moral development

    Edited by Daniel Brugman, Monika Keller, Bryan Sokoll

    Morality has once again become an important focus of research in different scientific disciplines, from biology, neuroscience and evolutionary psychology, to social psychology, economics, and political philosophy. One of the reasons for this renewed interest stems from the tragedies that human…

    Hardback – 2015-08-04

  • The Self, the Soul and the Psychology of Good and Evil

    By Ilham Dilman

    The way an individual's psychology is intertwined with their morality is the subject of this fascinating book from the pen of the late Ilham Dilman.Dilman convincingly argues that evil, though it cannot be reduced to psychological terms (it is a moral concept) is explicable in terms of an…

    Paperback – 2015-07-20
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Art and Ethics in a Material World

    Kant’s Pragmatist Legacy

    By Jennifer A McMahon

    In this book, McMahon argues that a reading of Kant’s body of work in the light of a pragmatist theory of meaning and language (which arguably is a Kantian legacy) leads one to put community reception ahead of individual reception in the order of aesthetic relations. A core premise of the book is…

    Paperback – 2015-07-16
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

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