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  1. Evil and Moral Psychology

    By Peter Brian Barry

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This book examines what makes someone an evil person and how evil people are different from merely bad people. Rather than focusing on the "problem of evil" that occupies philosophers of religion, Barry looks instead to moral psychology—the intersection of ethics and psychology. He provides...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Aristotelian Ethics in Contemporary Perspective

    Edited by Julia Peters

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    By bringing together influential critics of neo-Aristotelian virtue ethics and some of the strongest defenders of an Aristotelian approach, this collection provides a fresh assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of Aristotelian virtue ethics and its contemporary interpretations. Contributors...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Developing Moral Sensitivity

    Edited by Deborah Mower, Wade L. Robison, Phyllis Vandenberg

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Moral sensitivity affects whether and how we see others, note moral concerns, respond with delicacy, and navigate complex social interactions. Scholars from a variety of fields explore the concept of moral sensitivity and how it develops, beginning with a natural moral capacity for sensitivity...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Moral Responsibility and the Problem of Many Hands

    By Ibo van de Poel, Lambèr Royakkers, Sjoerd D. Zwart

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    When many people are involved in an activity, it is often difficult, if not impossible, to pinpoint who is morally responsible for what, a phenomenon known as the ‘problem of many hands.’ This term is increasingly used to describe problems with attributing individual responsibility in collective...

    Published March 19th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Environmental Skill

    Motivation, Knowledge, and the Possibility of a Non-Romantic Environmental Ethics

    By Mark Coeckelbergh

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Today it is widely recognized that we face urgent and serious environmental problems and we know much about them, yet we do very little. What explains this lack of motivation and change? Why is it so hard to change our lives? This book addresses this question by means of a philosophical inquiry...

    Published March 4th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Ethics without Morals

    In Defence of Amorality

    By Joel Marks

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    In this volume, Marks offers a defense of amorality as both philosophically justified and practicably livable. In so doing, the book marks a radical departure from both the new atheism and the mainstream of modern ethical philosophy. While in synch with their underlying aim of grounding human...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Philosophy and Psychology of Character and Happiness

    Edited by Nancy E. Snow, Franco V. Trivigno

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Since ancient times, character, virtue, and happiness have been central to thinking about how to live well. Yet until recently, philosophers have thought about these topics in an empirical vacuum. Taking up the general challenge of situationism – that philosophers should pay attention to empirical...

    Published June 4th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Caste Wars

    A Philosophy of Discrimination

    By David Edmonds

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    The central topic for this book is the ethics of treating individuals as though they are members of groups. The book raises many interesting questions, including: Why do we feel so much more strongly about discrimination on certain grounds – e.g. of race and sex - than discrimination on other...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Ethics of Forgiveness

    A Collection of Essays

    Edited by Christel Fricke

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    We are often pressed to forgive or in need of forgiveness: Wrongdoing is common. Even after a perpetrator has been taken to court and punished, forgiveness still has a role to play. How should a victim and a perpetrator relate to each other outside the courtroom, and how should others relate to...

    Published April 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  10. Eudaimonic Ethics

    The Philosophy and Psychology of Living Well

    By Lorraine Besser-Jones

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    In this book, Lorraine Besser-Jones develops a eudaimonistic virtue ethics based on a psychological account of human nature. While her project maintains the fundamental features of the eudaimonistic virtue ethical framework—virtue, character, and well-being—she constructs these concepts from an...

    Published February 14th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Social Humanism: A New Metaphysics
    By Brian Ellis
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  2. Modern Honor: A Philosophical Defense
    By Anthony Cunningham
    To Be Published June 29th 2015
  3. The Self, the Soul and the Psychology of Good and Evil
    By Ilham Dilman
    To Be Published July 31st 2015
  4. Art and Ethics in a Material World: Kant’s Pragmatist Legacy
    By Jennifer A McMahon
    To Be Published August 17th 2015
  5. Duties Regarding Nature: A Kantian Environmental Ethic
    By Toby Svoboda
    To Be Published August 26th 2015
  6. The Limits of Moral Obligation: Moral Demandingness and Ought Implies Can
    Edited by Marcel van Ackeren, Michael Kühler
    To Be Published October 7th 2015
  7. The Intrinsic Value of Endangered Species
    By Ian A. Smith
    To Be Published March 1st 2016

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