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  1. 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 16th 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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 4th 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 April 1st 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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 16th 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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 16th 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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 May 1st 2006 by Routledge

  7. 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 6th 2006 by Routledge

  8. 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 17th 2005 by Routledge

  9. 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 27th 2004 by Routledge