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  1. Moral Responsibility

    The Ways of Scepticism

    By Carlos Moya

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    We are strongly inclined to believe in moral responsibility - the idea that certain human agents truly deserve moral praise or blame for some of their actions. However, recent philosophical discussion has put this natural belief under suspicion, and there are important reasons for thinking that...

    Published March 31st 2010 by Routledge

  2. Deprivation and Freedom

    A Philosophical Enquiry

    By Richard J. Hull

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Deprivation and Freedom investigates the key issue of social deprivation. It looks at how serious that issue is, what we should do about it and how we might motivate people to respond to it. It covers core areas in moral and political philosophy in new and interesting ways, presents the topical...

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

  3. The Ethics of Confucius and Aristotle

    Mirrors of Virtue

    By Jiyuan Yu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    As a comparative study of the virtue ethics of Aristotle and Confucius, this book explores how they each reflect upon human good and virtue out of their respective cultural assumptions, conceptual frameworks, and philosophical perspectives. It does not simply take one side as a...

    Published June 15th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Classical Utilitarianism from Hume to Mill

    By Frederick Rosen

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This book presents a new interpretation of the principle of utility in moral and political theory based on the writings of the classical utilitarians from Hume to J.S. Mill. Discussion of utility in writers such as Adam Smith, William Paley and Jeremy Bentham is included....

    Published April 30th 2006 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 April 25th 2006 by Routledge

  6. Justifying Emotions

    Pride and Jealousy

    By Kristjan Kristjansson

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    The two central emotions of pride and jealousy have long been held to have no role in moral judgements, and have been a source of controversy in both ethics and moral psychology. Kristjan Kristjansson challenges this common view and argues that emotions are central to moral excellence and that both...

    Published April 5th 2006 by Routledge

  7. The Self, the Soul and the Psychology of Good and Evil

    By Ilham Dilman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    The way an individual's psychology is intertwined with their morality is the subject of this fascinating book from the pen of the late Ilham Dilman.Dilman convincingly argues that evil, though it cannot be reduced to psychological terms (it is a moral concept) is explicable in terms of an...

    Published May 16th 2005 by Routledge

  8. Kant, Duty and Moral Worth

    By Philip Stratton-Lake

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Kant, Duty and Moral Worth is a fascinating and original examination of Kant's account of moral worth. The complex debate at the heart of Kant's philosophy is over whether Kant said moral actions have worth only if they are carried out from duty, or whether actions carried out from mixed motives...

    Published May 26th 2004 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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