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  1. Practical Reasoning and Ethical Decision

    By Robert Audi

    Presenting the most comprehensive and lucid account of the topic currently available, Robert Audi's "Practical Reasoning and Ethical Decision" is essential reading for anyone interested in the role of reason in ethics or the nature of human action. The first part of the book is a detailed critical...

    Published December 1st 2005 by Routledge

  2. Animals, Rights and Reason in Plutarch and Modern Ethics

    By Stephen Newmyer

    This groundbreaking volume explores Plutarch's unique survival in the argument that animals are rational and sentient, and that we, as humans, must take notice of their interests. Exploring Plutarch's three animal-related treatises, as well as passages from his ethical treatises, Stephen Newmyer...

    Published November 24th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Virtue Ethics

    By Stan van Hooft

    Series: Understanding Movements in Modern Thought

    More and more philosophers have advocated varieties of virtue-based ethics that challenge moral theory traditionally founded on moral obligation and the delineation of what is right or wrong in given situations. Virtue ethics, which focuses upon the character of moral agents more than on the moral...

    Published November 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  4. Genetic Technology and Sport

    Ethical Questions

    Edited by Claudio Tamburrini, Torbjörn Tännsjö

    Series: Ethics and Sport

    Will the genetic design of athletes destroy sport … or will it lead to a new and extraordinary age of athletic achievement? Exploring a new territory in sport and ethics, this edited collection contains some of the best new writing that has emerged from the debates concerning the uses of genetic...

    Published November 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  5. On Education

    By Harry Brighouse

    Series: Thinking in Action

    What is education for? Should it produce workers or educate future citizens? Is there a place for faith schools - and should patriotism be taught? In this compelling and controversial book, Harry Brighouse takes on all these urgent questions and more. He argues that children share four fundamental...

    Published November 1st 2005 by Routledge

  6. On the Human Condition

    By Dominique Janicaud

    Series: Thinking in Action

    The potential to clone, augment, and repair human beings is pushing the very concept of the human to its limit. Fantasies and metaphors of a supposedly monstrous and inhuman future increasingly dominate films, art and popular culture. On the Human Condition is an invigorating and fascinating...

    Published August 25th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Noble in Reason, Infinite in Faculty

    Themes and Variations in Kants Moral and Religious Philosophy

    By A.W. Moore

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    Is it possible for ethical thinking to be grounded in pure reason? In this bold and innovative new work, Adrian Moore provides a refreshing and challenging look at Kant's moral and religious philosophy and uses it to arrive at a distinctive way of understanding and answering this question....

    Published August 5th 2005 by Routledge

  8. For Business Ethics

    By Campbell Jones, Martin Parker, Rene ten Bos

    For Business Ethics is a daring adventure into the world of business ethics. It offers a clear and accessible introduction to business ethics and also expands business ethics beyond its current narrow confines. It is ground-breaking in the sense that it invites a distinctively critical ...

    Published August 4th 2005 by Routledge

  9. Philosophy and the Sciences of Exercise, Health and Sport

    Critical Perspectives on Research Methods

    Edited by Mike McNamee

    Should we trust scientific research? Do 'the facts' really speak for themselves? Philosophy and the Sciences of Exercise, Health and Sport critically reflects on the nature and aims of scientific enquiry in these disciplines. The book addresses the underlying assumptions and development of...

    Published July 15th 2005 by Routledge

  10. The Essential Mary Midgley

    Edited by David Midgley

    Feared and admired in equal measure, Mary Midgley has carefully yet profoundly challenged many of the scientific and moral orthodoxies of the twentieth century. The Essential Mary Midgley collects for the first time the very best of this famous philosopher's work, described by the Financial Times...

    Published May 26th 2005 by Routledge