Religion: Religious Ethics

  • Neglected Virtues book cover

    Neglected Virtues

    1st Edition

    Edited by Glen Pettigrove, Christine Swanton

    Much of the work that has been done on virtue has been devoted to getting virtue ethics a seat at the theoretical table. It has been concerned with showing that virtue ethics can provide a satisfactory account of right action to rival accounts offered by consequentialism and deontology. This volume…

    Paperback – 2019-04-01 
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Uncertain Bioethics: Human Dignity and Moral Risk book cover

    Uncertain Bioethics

    Human Dignity and Moral Risk, 1st Edition

    By Stephen Napier

    Bioethics is a field of inquiry and as such is fundamentally an epistemic discipline. Knowing how we make moral judgments can bring into relief why certain arguments on various bioethical issues appear plausible to one side and obviously false to the other. Uncertain Bioethics makes a significant…

    Hardback – 2019-02-01 
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Moral and Spiritual Leadership in an Age of Plural Moralities book cover

    Moral and Spiritual Leadership in an Age of Plural Moralities

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hans Alma, Ina ter Avest

    In crisis situations, such as terror attacks or societal tensions caused by migration, people tend to look for explicit moral and spiritual leadership and are often inclined to vote for so-called 'strong leaders'. Is there a way to resist the temptation of the simplistic solutions that these ‘…

    Hardback – 2019-01-22 
    Studies in World Christianity and Interreligious Relations

  • Ethics of Environmental Health book cover

    Ethics of Environmental Health

    1st Edition

    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…

    Paperback – 2019-01-05 
    Routledge Studies in Environment and Health

  • Phenomenology of the Broken Body book cover

    Phenomenology of the Broken Body

    1st Edition

    Edited by Espen Dahl, Cassandra Falke, Thor Eirik Eriksen

    Some fundamental aspects of the lived body only become evident when it breaks down through illness, weakness or pain. From a phenomenological point of view, various breakdowns are worth analyzing for their own sake, and discussing them also opens up overlooked dimensions of our bodily constitution.…

    Hardback – 2018-12-26 
    Routledge Research in Phenomenology

  • Practical Theology in Progress: Showcasing an emerging discipline book cover

    Practical Theology in Progress

    Showcasing an emerging discipline, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nigel Rooms, Zoë Bennett

    Practical Theology has emerged as an important discipline in recent decades, making a major contribution both in the academy and amongst reflective practitioners on the ground. The Journal Practical Theology celebrated its tenth anniversary in 2018 and this book presents ten journal articles chosen…

    Hardback – 2018-12-19 

  • Religion, Medicine and the Law book cover

    Religion, Medicine and the Law

    1st Edition

    By Clayton Ó Néill

    Is the legal protection that is given to the expression of Abrahamic religious belief adequate or appropriate in the context of English medical law? This is the central question that is explored in this book, which develops a framework to support judges in the resolution of contentious cases that…

    Hardback – 2018-11-29 
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Self-Transcendence and Virtue: Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology book cover

    Self-Transcendence and Virtue

    Perspectives from Philosophy, Psychology, and Theology, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jennifer A. Frey, Candace Vogler

    Recent research in the humanities and social sciences suggests that individuals who understand themselves as belonging to something greater than the self—a family, community, or religious or spiritual group—often feel happier, have a deeper sense of purpose or meaning in their lives, and have…

    Hardback – 2018-11-28 
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Care Ethics and Social Structures in Medicine book cover

    Care Ethics and Social Structures in Medicine

    1st Edition

    By Ruth E. Groenhout

    This book examines the central structures in medicine—medical knowledge, economics, technological innovation, and medical authority—from the perspective of an ethics of care. The author analyzes each of these structures in detail before considering the challenges they present to end of life care.…

    Hardback – 2018-11-14 
    Routledge Annals of Bioethics

  • Treating the Body in Medicine and Religion: Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives book cover

    Treating the Body in Medicine and Religion

    Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by John J. Fitzgerald, Ashley John Moyse

    Modern medicine has produced many wonderful technological breakthroughs that have extended the limits of the frail human body. However, much of the focus of this medical research has been on the physical, often reducing the human being to a biological machine to be examined, understood, and…

    Hardback – 2018-11-06 
    Routledge Studies in Religion

  • Putting Others First: The Christian Ideal of Others-Centeredness book cover

    Putting Others First

    The Christian Ideal of Others-Centeredness, 1st Edition

    By T. Ryan Byerly

    When deciding what to do, is it best to treat one’s own interests as more important than the interests of others, others’ interests as more important than one’s own, or one’s own and others’ interests as equally important? This book develops an account of others-centeredness, a way of putting…

    Hardback – 2018-11-05 
    Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

  • Misguided Morality: Catholic Moral Teaching in the Contemporary Church book cover

    Misguided Morality

    Catholic Moral Teaching in the Contemporary Church, 1st Edition

    By Michael M. Winter

    This title was first published in 2002. Misguided Morality presents a survey of how the Catholic moral programme has failed to make a decisive impact on the behaviour of the Church's members. Despite a cogent theology of human conduct, The author argues that its effectiveness is not impressive.…

    Hardback – 2018-10-29 
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