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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 86 new and published books in the subject of Moral Theory — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Art and Morality

    Edited by José Luis Bermúdez, Sebastian Gardner

    Series: International Library of Philosophy

    Art and Morality is a collection of groundbreaking new papers on the theme of aesthetics and ethics, and the link between the two subjects. A group of distinguished contributors tackle the important questions that arise when one thinks about the moral dimensions of art and the aesthetic dimension...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Bioethics, Public Moral Argument, and Social Responsibility

    Edited by Nancy M.P. King, Michael J Hyde

    Series: Routledge Annals of Bioethics

    Bioethics, Public Moral Argument, and Social Responsibility explores the role of democratically oriented argument in promoting public understanding and discussion of the benefits and burdens of biotechnological progress. The contributors examine moral and policy controversies surrounding biomedical...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Joseph Conrad and the Ethics of Darwinism (Routledge Revivals)

    The Challenges of Science

    By Allan Hunter

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1983, this book explores a number of avenues of critical thinking about Joseph Conrad, showing him as an author deeply concerned with humankind’s ethical motivation and its relationship with the ideas of evolution current in his day. Allan Hunter establishes Conrad’s detailed...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Eudaimonic Ethics

    The Philosophy and Psychology of Living Well

    By Lorraine Besser-Jones

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    In this book, Lorraine Besser-Jones develops a eudaimonistic virtue ethics based on a psychological account of human nature. While her project maintains the fundamental features of the eudaimonistic virtue ethical framework—virtue, character, and well-being—she constructs these concepts from an...

    Published February 13th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Reciprocity (Routledge Revivals)

    By Lawrence C. Becker

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The tendency to reciprocate – to return good for good and evil for evil – is a potent force in human life, and the concept of reciprocity is closely connected to fundamental notions of ‘justice’, ‘obligation’ or ‘duty’, ‘gratitude’ and ‘equality’. In Reciprocity, first published in 1986, Lawrence...

    Published January 14th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Consequentialism and Environmental Ethics

    Edited by Avram Hiller, Ramona Ilea, Leonard Kahn

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This volume works to connect issues in environmental ethics with the best work in contemporary normative theory. Environmental issues challenge contemporary ethical theorists to account for topics that traditional ethical theories do not address to any significant extent. This book articulates and...

    Published December 13th 2013 by Routledge

  7. On Justifying Moral Judgements (Routledge Revivals)

    By Lawrence C. Becker

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Much discussion of morality presupposes that moral judgments are always, at bottom, arbitrary. Moral scepticism, or at least moral relativism, has become common currency among the liberally educated. This remains the case even while political crises become intractable, and it is increasingly...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by Routledge

  8. Kant's Treatment of Causality (Routledge Revivals)

    By Alfred C Ewing

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1924, this book examines one of the main philosophical debates of the period. Focusing on Kant’s proof of causality, A.C. Ewing promotes its validity not only for the physical but also for the "psychological" sphere. The subject is of importance, for the problem of causality for...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Morality of Punishment (Routledge Revivals)

    With Some Suggestions for a General Theory of Ethics

    By Alfred C Ewing

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1929, this book explores the crucial, ethical question of the objects and the justification of punishment. Dr. A. C. Ewing considers both the retributive theory and the deterrent theory on the subject whilst remaining commendably unprejudiced. The book examines the views which...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Idealism (Routledge Revivals)

    A Critical Survey

    By Alfred C Ewing

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1934, this book evaluates the characteristic doctrines of the idealism which dominated philosophy during the last century. It seeks to combine realism, as to epistemology and physical objects, with a greater appreciation of views which emphasize the unity and rationality of the...

    Published November 17th 2013 by Routledge