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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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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