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  1. 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

  2. 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

  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 23rd 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. The Phenomenology of Moral Normativity

    By William H. Smith

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Why should I be moral? Philosophers have long been concerned with the legitimacy of morality’s claim on us—especially its ostensible aim to motivate certain actions of all persons unconditionally. This problem of moral normativity has received extensive treatment in analytic moral theory, but...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Routledge

  7. Moral Exemplars in the Analects

    The Good Person is That

    By Amy Olberding

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    In this study, Olberding proposes a new theoretical model for reading the Analects. Her thesis is that the moral sensibility of the text derives from an effort to conceptually capture and articulate the features seen in exemplars, exemplars that are identified and admired pre-theoretically and thus...

    Published August 24th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Challenging Moral Particularism

    Edited by Matjaž Potrc, Vojko Strahovnik, Mark Lance

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Particularism is a justly popular ‘cutting-edge’ topic in contemporary ethics across the world. Many moral philosophers do not, in fact, support particularism (instead defending "generalist" theories that rest on particular abstract moral principles), but nearly all would take it to be a position...

    Published May 15th 2011 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 February 13th 2011 by Routledge

  10. Rationality and Moral Theory

    How Intimacy Generates Reasons

    By Diane Jeske

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This book provides answers to both normative and metaethical questions in a way that shows the interconnection of both types of questions, and also shows how a complete theory of reasons can be developed by moving back and forth between the two types of questions. It offers an account of the...

    Published November 3rd 2010 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. The Philosophy and Psychology of Character and Happiness
    Edited by Nancy E. Snow, Franco V. Trivigno
    To Be Published June 23rd 2014
  2. The Ethics of Forgiveness: A Collection of Essays
    Edited by Christel Fricke
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  3. Caste Wars: A Philosophy of Discrimination
    By David Edmonds
    To Be Published August 14th 2014
  4. The Self, the Soul and the Psychology of Good and Evil
    By Ilham Dilman
    To Be Published October 31st 2014

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