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  1. What Happens to History

    The Renewal of Ethics in COntemporary Thought

    Edited by Howard Marchitello

    While the questions of ethics have become increasingly important in recent years for many fields within the humanities, there has been no single volume that seeks to address the emergence of this concern with ethics across the disciplinary spectrum. Given this lack in currently available critical...

    Published December 4th 2000 by Routledge

  2. Human Nature After Darwin

    A Philosophical Introduction

    By Janet Radcliffe Richards

    Human Nature After Darwin is an original investigation of the implications of Darwinism for our understanding of ourselves and our situation. It casts new light on current Darwinian controversies, also providing an introduction to philosophical reasoning and a range of philosophical problems.Janet...

    Published November 16th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Truth, Trust and Medicine

    By Jennifer Jackson

    Truth, Trust and Medicine investigates trust and honesty in medicine. It looks at the doctor-patient relationship, raising questions which disturb notions of patients' autonomy and self-determination, such as withholding information and consent and covert surveillance in care units. It will be of...

    Published November 9th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Ethics and the Built Environment

    Edited by Warwick Fox

    Series: Professional Ethics

    Much has been written in recent years on environmental ethics relating to the more general 'natural' environment but little specifically written about ethics of the built environment. Ethics and the Built Environment responds to this need and offers a debate on the ethical dimension of building in...

    Published November 2nd 2000 by Routledge

  5. Imperialism

    Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    Edited by Peter Cain, Mark Harrison

    Series: Critical Concepts in Historical Studies

    The philosopher W.B. Gallie argued many years ago that there could be no simple definition of words such as 'freedom' because they embodied what he called 'essentially contested concepts'. They were words whose meaning had to be fought over and whose compteting definitions arose out of political...

    Published October 26th 2000 by Routledge

  6. The Turn to Ethics

    Edited by Marjorie Garber, Beatrice Hanssen, Rebecca L. Walkowitz

    Series: CultureWork: A Book Series from the Center for Literacy and Cultural Studies at Harvard

    What kind of turn is the turn to ethics? A Right turn? A Left turn? A wrong turn? A U-turn? Ethics is back in literary studies, philosophy, and political theory. The philosophers, political theorists, literary critics and physician whose essays are collected here bring the particularities of...

    Published August 11th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Life and Death in Healthcare Ethics

    A Short Introduction

    By Helen Watt

    In a world of rapid technological advances, the moral issues raised by life and death choices in healthcare remain obscure. Life and Death in Healthcare Ethics provides a concise, thoughtful and extremely accessible guide to these moral issues.Helen Watt examines, using real-life cases, the range...

    Published April 20th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Routledge Philosophy GuideBook to Hume on Morality

    By James Baillie

    Series: Routledge Philosophy GuideBooks

    David Hume is widely recognised as the greatest philosopher to have written in the English language. His Treatise on Human Nature is one of the most important works of moral philosophy ever written. Hume on Morality introduces and assesses* Hume's life and the background of the Treatise* The ideas...

    Published April 20th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Utopias, Dolphins and Computers

    Problems in Philosophical Plumbing

    By Mary Midgley

    Why do the big philosophical questions so often strike us as far-fetched and little to with everyday life? Mary Midgley shows that it need not be that way; she shows that there is a need for philosophy in the real world. Her popularity as one of our foremost philosophers is based on a no-nonsense,...

    Published March 2nd 2000 by Routledge

  10. Moral Disagreements

    Classic and Contemporary Readings

    Edited by Christopher W. Gowans

    Can moral disagreements be rationally resolved? Can universal human rights be defended in face of moral disagreements? The problem of moral disagreement is one of the central problems in moral thinking. It also provides a stimulating stepping-stone to some of the perennial problems of philosophy,...

    Published December 16th 1999 by Routledge