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  1. 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 July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Property Rights (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophic Foundations

    By Lawrence C. Becker

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Property Rights: Philosophic Foundations, first published in 1977, comprehensively examines the general justifications for systems of private property rights, and discusses with great clarity the major arguments as to the rights and responsibilities of property ownership. In particular, the...

    Published July 6th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Narrative Identity, Autonomy, and Mortality

    From Frankfurt and MacIntyre to Kierkegaard

    By John J. Davenport

    Series: Routledge Studies in Contemporary Philosophy

    In the last two decades, interest in narrative conceptions of identity has grown exponentially, though there is little agreement about what a "life-narrative" might be. In connecting Kierkegaard with virtue ethics, several scholars have recently argued that narrative models of selves and...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. The Third City (Routledge Revivals)

    Philosophy at War with Positivism

    By Borna Bebek

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    The Third City, first published in 1982, offers an innovative response to the troubled relationship between Western philosophy, as it has been conducted since the Renaissance, and the everyday lives of the communities in which we live. Bebek contends that the model of philosophical reflection is to...

    Published June 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Modern Honor

    A Philosophical Defense

    By Anthony Cunningham

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    This book examines the notion of honor with an eye to dissecting its intellectual demise and with the aim of making a case for honor’s rehabilitation. Western intellectuals acknowledge honor’s influence, but they lament its authority. For Western democratic societies to embrace honor, it must be...

    Published June 8th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Aristotelian Ethics in Contemporary Perspective

    Edited by Julia Peters

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    By bringing together influential critics of neo-Aristotelian virtue ethics and some of the strongest defenders of an Aristotelian approach, this collection provides a fresh assessment of the strengths and weaknesses of Aristotelian virtue ethics and its contemporary interpretations. Contributors...

    Published May 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. Developing Moral Sensitivity

    Edited by Deborah Mower, Wade L. Robison, Phyllis Vandenberg

    Series: Routledge Studies in Ethics and Moral Theory

    Moral sensitivity affects whether and how we see others, note moral concerns, respond with delicacy, and navigate complex social interactions. Scholars from a variety of fields explore the concept of moral sensitivity and how it develops, beginning with a natural moral capacity for sensitivity...

    Published May 20th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Injustice, Inequality and Ethics

    A Philosophical Introduction to Moral Problems

    By Robin Barrow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Abortion, distribution of wealth, civil disobedience, reverse discrimination, sex-role stereotyping, censorship – what does philosophy have to contribute to these practical moral issues? In this important book, first published in 1982, Robin Barrow argues convincingly that the capacity to make fine...

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Utilitarianism

    A Contemporary Statement

    By Robin Barrow

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    In this book, first published in 1991, the author Dr Robin Barrow adopts the view that utilitarianism is the most coherent and persuasive ethical theory we have and argues in favour of a specific form of rule-utilitarianism. This book will be of interest to students of philosophy....

    Published May 13th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Nietzsche, Wagner and the Philosophy of Pessimism

    By Roger Hollinrake

    Nietzsche’s relationship with Wagner has long been a source of controversy and has given rise to a number of important studies, including this major breakthrough in Nietzsche scholarship, first published in 1982. In this work Hollinrake contends that the nature and extent of the anti-Wagnerian...

    Published April 27th 2015 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Routledge Library Editions: Aristotle
    By Various
    To Be Published August 13th 2015
  2. Design and Truth in Autobiography
    By Roy Pascal
    To Be Published August 13th 2015
  3. Aristotle's De Anima in Focus
    Edited by Michael Durrant
    To Be Published August 13th 2015
  4. Philosophical Perspectives on Play
    Edited by Malcolm MacLean, Wendy Russell, Emily Ryall
    To Be Published August 27th 2015
  5. Resisting Biopolitics: Philosophical, Political, and Performative Strategies
    Edited by S.E. Wilmer, Audronė Žukauskaitė
    To Be Published September 18th 2015

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