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Major Works: Ethics Philosophy

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 35 new and published major works in the subject of Ethics Philosophy — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Values and Intentions

    A Study in Value-theory and Philosophy of Mind

    By J. N. Findlay

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Mind

    Professor Findlay in this book, originally published in 1961, set out to justify, and to some extent carry out, a ‘material value-ethic’, ie. A systematic setting forth of the ends of rational action. The book is in the tradition of Moore, Rashfall, Ross, Scheler and Hartmann though it avoids...

    Published November 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. Tolstoy: The Comprehensive Vision

    By E.B. Greenwood

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Tolstoy and Dostoevsky

    Tolstoy was as much a philosopher as a novelist. From the entries in his early diaries through to the great novels he was constantly searching for a comprehensive vision, equal to ‘the confusion of life’. It was in his personal diaries that Tolstoy first attempted a ‘literary psychology’ to reveal...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  3. World Chaos

    The Responsibility of Science

    By William McDougall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: 20th Century Science

    This book, first published 1931, examines the attitudes surrounding the natural sciences at the time of writing, and contends that an unreflective belief in the power of science, and especially in humanity’s capacity to turn such knowledge to noble ends, could lead to catastrophic results for human...

    Published May 7th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Ethics of War and Conflict

    Edited by Asa Kasher

    Series: Critical Concepts in Philosophy

    Standing on the shoulders of thinkers who have sought carefully to delineate proper behaviour in armed conflict—not least to distinguish just from illegitimate wars—military ethics is a subdiscipline enjoying renewed interest and, at the beginning of the twenty-first century, increasing practical...

    Published November 19th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Reissuing seminal works originally published between 1901 and 1991, Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion (40 volume set) offers a selection of outstanding scholarship covering many aspects of philosophical enquiry into belief and faith. Topics include the history of atheism, natural...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. A History of Atheism in Britain

    From Hobbes to Russell

    By David Berman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Probably no doctrine has excited as much horror and abuse as atheism. This first history of British atheism, first published in 1987, tries to explain this reaction while exhibiting the development of atheism from Hobbes to Russell. Although avowed atheism appeared surprisingly late – 1782 in...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. A Philosophy of Christian Morals for Today

    By Robert Corkey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    Philosophers have been sharply divided in attempts to reconcile the validity of the moral distinctions essential to social well-being with the apparent ethical neutrality of the factual world. The failure to find an agreed solution to this problem produced the popular theory of Logical Empiricism,...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. An Analytical Philosophy of Religion

    By Willem Frederik Zuurdeeg

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    This original study, published initially in 1959, introduces students of philosophy and of theology to a treatment of religion based upon the methods of modern philosophy – particularly logical empiricism and existentialism. Above and beyond the importance of its point of view, this book is...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Basic Modern Philosophy of Religion

    By Frederick Ferré

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    This book provides a reasoned, comprehensive understanding of what religion is as well as a clear and critical assessment of whether, in the light of modern developments in philosophy, contemporary thinking people can responsibly maintain religious belief in God. The book is divided into three...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Christian Ethics

    By Robert Cecil Mortimer

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Philosophy of Religion

    A discussion of the general presuppositions and ideas which underlie the Christian ethical teaching, treating of such subjects as conscience, the concepts of sin and virtue, and the relation between morality and religion. The book also attempts to explain the traditional Christian attitudes towards...

    Published April 11th 2013 by Routledge


Forthcoming Books

  1. Comparative Religious Ethics
    Edited by Charles Mathewes, Matthew Puffer, Mark Storslee
    To Be Published July 17th 2015
  2. Islamic Ethics
    Edited by Tariq Ramadan
    To Be Published October 31st 2015
  3. Fennell: Tourism Ethics, 4-vol. set
    Edited by Fennell David
    To Be Published November 15th 2015
  4. Virtue Ethics
    Edited by Sophie Grace Chappell
    To Be Published December 15th 2015
  5. Timothy: Tourism Planning, 4-vol. set
    Edited by Dallen Timothy
    To Be Published January 15th 2016

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