Religion: Religious Ethics

  • Natural Law and Religious Freedom: The Role of Moral First Things in Grounding and Protecting the First Freedom book cover

    Natural Law and Religious Freedom

    The Role of Moral First Things in Grounding and Protecting the First Freedom

    By J. Daryl Charles

    Every successive generation finds fresh reasons for the study of natural law. Current interest in the natural law may well be due to a pervasive moral pessimism in the Western cultural context and wider contemporary geopolitical challenges. Those geopolitical challenges result from two significant…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11 
    Routledge

  • The Buddha in Sri Lanka: Histories and Stories book cover

    The Buddha in Sri Lanka

    Histories and Stories

    By Gananath Obeyesekere

    This book examines culture, religion and polity in the context of Buddhism. Gananath Obeyesekere, one of the foremost analytical voices from South Asia develops Freud’s notion of ‘dream work’, the ‘work of culture’ and ideas of no-self (anatta) to understand Buddhism in contemporary Sri Lanka. This…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge India

  • Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care book cover

    Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care

    By Marita Nordhaug

    Partiality and Justice in Nursing Care examines the conflicting normative claims of partiality and impartiality in nursing care, looking in depth at how to reconcile reasonable concerns for one particular patient with equally important concerns for the maximisation of health-related welfare for all…

    Hardback – 2017-07-19 
    Routledge
    Routledge Key Themes in Health and Society

  • From Presumption to Prudence in Just-War Rationality book cover

    From Presumption to Prudence in Just-War Rationality

    By Kevin Carnahan

    For the last several decades, the Just-War debate amongst theologians has been dominated by two accounts of moral rationality. One side assumes a presumption against harm (PAH), and the other identifies with a presumption against injustice (PAI). From Presumption to Prudence in Just-War Rationality…

    Hardback – 2017-06-21 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Birth in Buddhism: The Suffering Fetus and Female Freedom book cover

    Birth in Buddhism

    The Suffering Fetus and Female Freedom

    By Amy Paris Langenberg

    Recent decades have seen a groundswell in the Buddhist world, a transnational agitation for better opportunities for Buddhist women. Many of the main players in the transnational nuns movement self-identify as feminists but other participants in this movement may not know or use the language of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-08 
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Buddhism

  • Light from the East: Being Letters on Gñanam, The Divine Knowledge book cover

    Light from the East

    Being Letters on Gñanam, The Divine Knowledge

    By Hon. P. Arunáchalam

    Edited by Edward Carpenter

    Light from the East collates letters between Hon. P. Arunáchalam of the legislative council of Ceylon and Edward Carpenter, which expand on issues of the Gñanam or divine knowledge. Carpenter edited these letters for publication in 1927 as well as writing additional articles on issues such as…

    Paperback – 2017-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • Sacred Nature: The Environmental Potential of Religious Naturalism book cover

    Sacred Nature

    The Environmental Potential of Religious Naturalism

    By Jerome A. Stone

    Sacred Nature examines the crisis of environmental degradation through the prism of religious naturalism, which seeks rich spiritual engagement in a world without a god. Jerome Stone introduces students to the growing field of religious naturalism, exploring a series of questions about how it…

    Paperback – 2017-05-26 
    Routledge

  • Jung's Ethics: Moral Psychology and his Cure of Souls book cover

    Jung's Ethics

    Moral Psychology and his Cure of Souls

    By Dan Merkur

    Edited by Jon Mills

    This volume presents the first organized study of Jung's ethics. Drawing on direct quotes from all of his collected works, interviews, and seminars, psychoanalyst and religious scholar Dan Merkur provides a compendium of Jung’s thoughts on various topics and themes that comprise his…

    Paperback – 2017-05-16 
    Routledge
    Philosophy and Psychoanalysis

  • Ethics of Environmental Health book cover

    Ethics of Environmental Health

    Edited by Friedo Zölzer, Gaston Meskens

    Environmental health encompasses the assessment and control of those environmental factors that can potentially affect human health, such as radiation, toxic chemicals and other hazardous agents. It is often assumed that the assessment part is just a matter of scientific research, and the control…

    Hardback – 2017-04-24
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Mencius, Hume and the Foundations of Ethics book cover

    Mencius, Hume and the Foundations of Ethics

    By Xiusheng Liu

    What is the most distinctive feature of human nature? Does human nature play any significant role in explaining ethical objectivity? How do we arrive at moral judgments? What is the relationship between moral judgments and moral motivation? In answering these questions, this book defends a…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Ashgate World Philosophies Series

  • Ethics in Crisis: Interpreting Barth's Ethics book cover

    Ethics in Crisis

    Interpreting Barth's Ethics

    By David Clough

    Ethics in Crisis offers a constructive proposal for the shape of contemporary Christian ethics drawing on a new and persuasive interpretation of the ethics of Karl Barth. David Clough argues that Karl Barth’s ethical thought remained defined by the theology of crisis that he set out in his 1922…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge
    Barth Studies

  • Albert Schweitzer's Reverence for Life: Ethical Idealism and Self-Realization book cover

    Albert Schweitzer's Reverence for Life

    Ethical Idealism and Self-Realization

    By Mike W. Martin

    Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, physician, Nobel Peace Laureate, theologian, and musician, developed a character-oriented ethics focused on self-realization, nature-centered spirituality, and moral idealism which anticipated the current renaissance of virtue ethics. Schweitzer's idea of 'reverence…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31
    Routledge

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