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  1. Defending Associative Duties

    By Jonathan Seglow

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This book explores the associative duties we owe to our children, parents, friends, colleagues, associates and compatriots and defends a novel account which justifies such duties through the realization of values that are produced in these various kinds of social relationships. Seglow engages with...

    Published September 9th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Art and Ethics in a Material World

    Kant’s Pragmatist Legacy

    By Jennifer A McMahon

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    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...

    Published August 7th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Modern Honor

    A Philosophical Defense

    By Anthony Cunningham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This book examines the notion of honor with an eye to dissecting its intellectual demise and with the aim of making a case for honor’s rehabilitation. Western intellectuals acknowledge honor’s influence, but they lament its authority. For Western democratic societies to embrace honor, it must be...

    Published April 18th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Contradictions of Modern Moral Philosophy

    Ethics after Wittgenstein

    By Dr Paul Johnston, Paul Johnston

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    The Contradictions of Modern Moral Philosophy is a highly original and radical critique of contemporary moral theory. Paul Johnston demonstrates that much recent moral philosophy is confused about the fundamental issue of whether there are correct moral judgements. He shows that the standard modern...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Aristotle's Moral Realism Reconsidered

    Phenomenological Ethics

    By Pavlos Kontos

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This book elaborates a moral realism of phenomenological inspiration by introducing the idea that moral experience, primordially, constitutes a perceptual grasp of actions and of their solid traces in the world. The main thesis is that, before any reference to values or to criteria about good and...

    Published March 14th 2013 by Routledge

  6. 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 December 18th 2012 by Routledge

  7. 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 December 2nd 2012 by Routledge

  8. Needs and Moral Necessity

    By Soran Reader

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Needs and Moral Necessity analyses ethics as a practice, explains why we have three moral theory-types, consequentialism, deontology and virtue ethics, and argues for a fourth needs-based theory....

    Published October 9th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Reasons, Patterns, and Cooperation

    By Christopher Woodard

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This book is about fundamental questions in normative ethics. It begins with the idea that we often respond to ethical theories according to how principled or pragmatic they are. It clarifies this contrast and then uses it to shed light on old debates in ethics, such as debates about the rival...

    Published September 17th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Social Humanism

    A New Metaphysics

    By Brian Ellis

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    In this book, Ellis argues that moral and political objectives are not independent of one other, and so must be pursued in tandem. Social humanism is a moral and political philosophy that does just this. As a political philosophy, it justifies the implementation and maintenance of many of the...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Evil and Moral Psychology
    By Peter Brian Barry
    To Be Published April 14th 2015
  2. Modern Honor: A Philosophical Defense
    By Anthony Cunningham
    To Be Published May 27th 2015
  3. The Self, the Soul and the Psychology of Good and Evil
    By Ilham Dilman
    To Be Published May 28th 2015
  4. Social Humanism: A New Metaphysics
    By Brian Ellis
    To Be Published May 28th 2015
  5. Aristotelian Ethics in Contemporary Perspective
    Edited by Julia Peters
    To Be Published May 28th 2015
  6. Developing Moral Sensitivity
    Edited by Deborah Mower, Wade L. Robison, Phyllis Vandenberg
    To Be Published June 22nd 2015
  7. Duties Regarding Nature: A Kantian Environmental Ethic
    By Toby Svoboda
    To Be Published August 17th 2015
  8. The Limits of Moral Obligation: Moral Demandingness and Ought Implies Can
    Edited by Marcel van Ackeren, Michael Kühler
    To Be Published September 30th 2015
  9. The Intrinsic Value of Endangered Species
    By Ian A. Smith
    To Be Published February 29th 2016

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