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21-29 of 29 results in 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
How Intimacy Generates Reasons
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
The Ways of Scepticism
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
A Philosophical Enquiry
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
Mirrors of Virtue
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
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
Pride and Jealousy
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
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
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
The Self, the Soul and the Psychology of Good and Evil
To Be Published January 4th 2015
Evil and Moral Psychology
To Be Published January 21st 2015
Environmental Skill: Motivation, Knowledge, and the Possibility of a Non-Romantic Environmental Ethics
To Be Published April 1st 2015
Moral Responsibility and the Problem of Many Hands
To Be Published April 2nd 2015
The Limits of Moral Obligation: Moral Demandingness and Ought Implies Can
To Be Published April 30th 2015
Developing Moral Sensitivity
To Be Published June 30th 2015
Duties Regarding Nature: A Kantian Environmental Ethic
To Be Published August 31st 2015