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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. The Ethics of Vulnerability

    A Feminist Analysis of Social Life and Practice

    By Erinn Gilson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    As concerns about violence, war, terrorism, sexuality, and embodiment have garnered attention in philosophy, the concept of vulnerability has become a shared reference point in these discussions. As a fundamental part of the human condition, vulnerability has significant ethical import: how one...

    Published January 30th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Consequentialism and Environmental Ethics

    Edited by Avram Hiller, Ramona Ilea, Leonard Kahn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    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...

    Published December 14th 2013 by Routledge

  10. The Second-Person Perspective in Aquinas’s Ethics

    Virtues and Gifts

    By Andrew Pinsent

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Thomas Aquinas devoted a substantial proportion of his greatest works to the virtues. Yet, despite the availability of these texts (and centuries of commentary), Aquinas’s virtue ethics remains mysterious, leaving readers with many unanswered questions. In this book, Pinsent argues that the key...

    Published November 8th 2013 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Evil and Moral Psychology
    By Peter Brian Barry
    To Be Published April 15th 2015
  2. Modern Honor: A Philosophical Defense
    By Anthony Cunningham
    To Be Published May 28th 2015
  3. The Self, the Soul and the Psychology of Good and Evil
    By Ilham Dilman
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  4. Social Humanism: A New Metaphysics
    By Brian Ellis
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  5. Aristotelian Ethics in Contemporary Perspective
    Edited by Julia Peters
    To Be Published May 29th 2015
  6. Developing Moral Sensitivity
    Edited by Deborah Mower, Wade L. Robison, Phyllis Vandenberg
    To Be Published June 23rd 2015
  7. Duties Regarding Nature: A Kantian Environmental Ethic
    By Toby Svoboda
    To Be Published August 18th 2015
  8. The Limits of Moral Obligation: Moral Demandingness and Ought Implies Can
    Edited by Marcel van Ackeren, Michael Kühler
    To Be Published October 1st 2015
  9. The Intrinsic Value of Endangered Species
    By Ian A. Smith
    To Be Published March 1st 2016

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