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Ethics & moral philosophy books

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Human Duties and the Limits of Human Rights Discourse by Eric R. Boot Human Duties and the Limits of Human Rights Discourse

The argument is made that both these duties can only be adequately defined and allocated if we adopt the perspective of duties, as the predominant perspective of rights either does not recognize them to be duties at all or else...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/11/2017

Animals, Race, and Multiculturalism by Luis Cordeiro-Rodrigues Animals, Race, and Multiculturalism

This book focuses on multiculturalism, racism and the interests of nonhuman animals. Each are, in their own right, rapidly growing and controversial fields of enquiry, but how do multiculturalism and racism intersect with the debate concerning animals and their interests?
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/11/2017

Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, Vol 7 by Mark C. Timmons Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, Vol 7

OSNE is an annual forum for new work in normative ethical theory. Leading philosophers advance our understanding of a wide range of moral issues and positions, from analysis of competing normative theories to questions of how we should act and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/11/2017

Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, Vol 7 by Mark C. Timmons Oxford Studies in Normative Ethics, Vol 7

OSNE is an annual forum for new work in normative ethical theory. Leading philosophers advance our understanding of a wide range of moral issues and positions, from analysis of competing normative theories to questions of how we should act and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 09/11/2017

Ethics 101 From Altruism and Utilitarianism to Bioethics and Political Ethics, an Exploration of the Concepts of Right and Wrong by Brian Boone Ethics 101 From Altruism and Utilitarianism to Bioethics and Political Ethics, an Exploration of the Concepts of Right and Wrong

Ethics 101 offers an exciting look into the history of moral principles that dictate human behavior.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

Robust Ethics The Metaphysics and Epistemology of Godless Normative Realism by Erik J. (DePauw University) Wielenberg Robust Ethics The Metaphysics and Epistemology of Godless Normative Realism

Erik J. Wielenberg draws on recent work in analytic philosophy and empirical moral psychology to defend non-theistic robust normative realism, according to which there are objective ethical features of the universe that do not depend on God for their existence....
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Asian Perspectives on Animal Ethics Rethinking the Nonhuman by Neil (University of Alberta, Canada) Dalal Asian Perspectives on Animal Ethics Rethinking the Nonhuman
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To date, philosophical discussions of animal ethics and Critical Animal Studies have been dominated by Western perspectives and Western thinkers. This book makes a novel contribution to animal ethics in showing the range and richness of ideas offered to these...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Business Ethics for a Material World An Ecological Approach to Object Stewardship by Ryan Burg Business Ethics for a Material World An Ecological Approach to Object Stewardship

This book argues that managers must be stewards of workplace objects, from coffee to nitrogen oxides, to run sustainable and responsible businesses.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Ethics and Security Automata Policy and Technical Challenges of the Robotic Use of Force by Sean (University of Canterbury, New Zealand) Welsh Ethics and Security Automata Policy and Technical Challenges of the Robotic Use of Force
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Can security automata (robots and AIs) make moral decisions to apply force on humans correctly? If they can make such decisions, ought they be used to do so? Will security automata increase or decrease aggregate risk to humans? What regulation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Responsible Innovation 3 A European Agenda? by Lotte Asveld Responsible Innovation 3 A European Agenda?

The second part discusses the actual application of RRI to technology development: for climate engineering, water management and energy technology along with a general discussion on how to integrate RRI in innovation trajectories.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Cybersecurity Ethics An Introduction by Mary (Regent University, USA) Manjikian Cybersecurity Ethics An Introduction
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This new textbook offers an accessible introduction to the topic of cybersecurity ethics. The book is split into three parts. Part I provides an introduction to the field of ethics, philosophy and philosophy of science, three ethical frameworks - virtue...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/10/2017

Cybersecurity Ethics An Introduction by Mary (Regent University, USA) Manjikian Cybersecurity Ethics An Introduction
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This new textbook offers an accessible introduction to the topic of cybersecurity ethics. The book is split into three parts. Part I provides an introduction to the field of ethics, philosophy and philosophy of science, three ethical frameworks - virtue...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

The Ethics and Law of Omissions by Dana Kay (Professor of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego) Nelkin The Ethics and Law of Omissions
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This volume explores the principles that govern moral responsibility and legal liability for omissions. Contributors defend different views about the ground of moral responsibility, the conditions of legal liability for an omission to rescue, and the basis for accepting a...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2017

Essays on Ethics and Feminism by Sabina (Worcester College, Oxford) Lovibond Essays on Ethics and Feminism
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This selection of the work of Sabina Lovibond, one of the most distinctive voices in philosophy since the 1980s, draws on realist or rationalist traditions in moral philosophy, and addresses fundamental ethical questions-including those on feminist ethics, such as the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/10/2017

Moral Skepticism New Essays by Diego E. (Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas, Argentina) Machuca Moral Skepticism New Essays
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Moral skepticism is at present a vibrant topic of philosophical inquiry. Particularly since the turn of the millennium, the metaethical study of skepticism has profited from advances in general epistemology and findings in empirical sciences (especially evolutionary biology and moral...
Format: Hardback - Released: 25/10/2017

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Diffracted Worlds - Diffractive Readings Onto-epistemologies and the critical humanities by Birgit M. (University of Utrecht, The Netherlands) Kaiser Diffracted Worlds - Diffractive Readings Onto-epistemologies and the critical humanities
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Diffraction patterns in quantum physics evidence the fact that the behavior of matter is the result of its entanglements with measurement, or as Karen Barad suggests, the entanglement of matter and meaning. In this sense, therefore, phenomena (including texts, cultural...
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/11/2017

Abortion Rights For and Against by Kate (University College London) Greasley, Christopher (Loyola Marymount University, California) Kaczor Abortion Rights For and Against
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Presents critical and forcefully argued debate between two moral philosophers, setting out strong cases on both sides of the argument.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Designing in Ethics by Professor Seumas Miller Designing in Ethics

This book shows how an emphasis on design can help us usefully apply ethics to a world built on institutions and technology.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Abortion Rights For and Against by Kate (University College London) Greasley, Christopher (Loyola Marymount University, California) Kaczor Abortion Rights For and Against
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Presents critical and forcefully argued debate between two moral philosophers, setting out strong cases on both sides of the argument.
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/11/2017

Moral Philosophy in Eighteenth-Century Britain God, Self, and Other by Colin (University of South Florida) Heydt Moral Philosophy in Eighteenth-Century Britain God, Self, and Other

A new account of a vital period in the history of ethics, focusing on the content of morality.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/11/2017

Inner Virtue by Nicolas (NYU) Bommarito Inner Virtue

What does it mean to be a morally good person? Pleasure, emotion, and attention are also important parts of our moral character despite being involuntary inner states. Inner Virtue argues that such states can be morally virtuous or vicious by...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Global Health by Sridhar Venkatapuram Global Health


Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Ascent Philosophy and Paradise Lost by Tzachi (Professor, Department of English and Department of Comparative Literature, Hebrew University of Jerusalem) Zamir Ascent Philosophy and Paradise Lost
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/12/2017

Disappointment Toward a Critical Hermeneutics of Worldbuilding by Jarrett Zigon Disappointment Toward a Critical Hermeneutics of Worldbuilding

Possibilities responds to recent calls to imaginatively and creatively theorize an otherwise by showing how collaboration between an anthropologist and a political movement of marginalized peoples - the anti-drug war movement - can disclose new possibilities for being and acting...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/12/2017

Disappointment Toward a Critical Hermeneutics of Worldbuilding by Jarrett Zigon Disappointment Toward a Critical Hermeneutics of Worldbuilding

Possibilities responds to recent calls to imaginatively and creatively theorize an otherwise by showing how collaboration between an anthropologist and a political movement of marginalized peoples - the anti-drug war movement - can disclose new possibilities for being and acting...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/12/2017

The Forgiveness to Come The Holocaust and the Hyper-Ethical by Peter Jason Banki The Forgiveness to Come The Holocaust and the Hyper-Ethical


Format: Paperback - Released: 05/12/2017

The Forgiveness to Come The Holocaust and the Hyper-Ethical by Peter Jason Banki The Forgiveness to Come The Holocaust and the Hyper-Ethical


Format: Hardback - Released: 05/12/2017

Islamic Ethics by Tariq Ramadan Islamic Ethics

There is no specific Arabic term for the Greek notion of 'Ethics'. Two Arabic words are usually used in relation to 'morality' or 'ethics' in the Islamic tradition: 'akhlaq' and 'adab'. Both are referring to principles, defining what is good...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Food, Animals and the Environment An Ethical Approach by Christopher Schlottmann Food, Animals and the Environment An Ethical Approach

Food, Animals and the Environment: An Ethical Approach introduces through an ethical perspective the major concepts and values at the intersection of food and the environment with an emphasis on the unique place of animals. It is designed to give...
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/12/2017

Food, Animals and the Environment An Ethical Approach by Christopher Schlottmann, Jeff Sebo Food, Animals and the Environment An Ethical Approach
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Food, Animals and the Environment: An Ethical Approach introduces through an ethical perspective the major concepts and values at the intersection of food and the environment with an emphasis on the unique place of animals. It is designed to give...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/12/2017

Other books in this genre

Charles Taylor's Doctrine of Strong Evaluation Ethics and Ontology in a Scientific Age by Michiel Meijer Charles Taylor's Doctrine of Strong Evaluation Ethics and Ontology in a Scientific Age

This book provides a comprehensive critical account of Taylor's writings, and argues that a close examination of his central concept of strong evaluation reveals both the potential of and the tensions in his entire thinking.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Emotional Experiences Ethical and Social Significance by John J. Drummond Emotional Experiences Ethical and Social Significance

Engaging with phenomenology, moral philosophy, politics and psychology, and authored by an international team of leading scholars in the field, this volume explores the ethical and social significance of a variety of human emotions.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Emotional Experiences Ethical and Social Significance by John J. Drummond Emotional Experiences Ethical and Social Significance

Engaging with phenomenology, moral philosophy, politics and psychology, and authored by an international team of leading scholars in the field, this volume explores the ethical and social significance of a variety of human emotions.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/10/2017

The Moral Psychology of Sadness by Anna Gotlib The Moral Psychology of Sadness

This book offers both an introduction to the methods and language of moral psychology as a philosophical field, and to sadness as an emotion.
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Addressing Ableism Philosophical Questions via Disability Studies by Jennifer Scuro, Joel Michael Reynolds Addressing Ableism Philosophical Questions via Disability Studies
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This book outlines the scale and scope of ableist bias, as it manifests both institutionally and intergenerationally. Ranging across disability studies, continental philosophy, and bioethics, the philosophical questions addressed in this work confront and resist ableism as it frames our...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

Emotion, Imagination, and the Limits of Reason by Talia (Western Sydney University, Australia) Morag Emotion, Imagination, and the Limits of Reason
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The emotions pose many philosophical questions. We don't choose them; they come over us spontaneously. Sometimes emotions seem to get it wrong: we experience wrongdoing but do not feel anger, feel fear but recognise there is no danger. Yet often...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

: The Power of Shame (1985) A Rational Perspective by Agnes Heller : The Power of Shame (1985) A Rational Perspective

First published in 1985, this book provides a stimulating series of inter-connected essays which address the theme of shame, which, unlike the problem of conscience, has been seldom discussed by moral philosophers. The essays focus on the ethical regulation of...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/10/2017

Tales of Research Misconduct A Lacanian Diagnostics of Integrity Challenges in Science Novels by Hub Zwart Tales of Research Misconduct A Lacanian Diagnostics of Integrity Challenges in Science Novels

This monograph contributes to the scientific misconduct debate from an oblique perspective, by analysing seven novels devoted to this issue, namely: Arrowsmith by Sinclair Lewis (1925), The affair by C.P.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017

Kant: The Metaphysics of Morals by Immanual Kant Kant: The Metaphysics of Morals

Covers key philosophical, interpretive and textual issues, including an extensive further reading essay and translation notes.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Kant: The Metaphysics of Morals by Immanual Kant Kant: The Metaphysics of Morals

Covers key philosophical, interpretive and textual issues, including an extensive further reading essay and translation notes.
Format: Hardback - Released: 12/10/2017

Formulas of the Moral Law by Allen (Indiana University, Bloomington) Wood Formulas of the Moral Law
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This Element disputes a long tradition concerning what the first formula (Universal Law/Law of Nature) attempts to do.
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

The Cosmos of Duty Henry Sidgwick's Methods of Ethics by Roger (St Anne's College, Oxford) Crisp The Cosmos of Duty Henry Sidgwick's Methods of Ethics
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Roger Crisp presents a comprehensive study of Henry Sidgwick's The Methods of Ethics, a landmark work first published in 1874. Crisp argues that Sidgwick is largely right about central issues in moral philosophy: the metaphysics and epistemology of ethics, consequentialism,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 12/10/2017

Personal Identity and Applied Ethics A Historical and Philosophical Introduction by Andrea (Lingnan University, Hong Kong) Sauchelli Personal Identity and Applied Ethics A Historical and Philosophical Introduction
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'Soul', 'self', 'substance' and 'person' are just four of the terms often used to describe the human person. Cutting across metaphysics, ethics and religion the nature of personal identity and the self is a fundamental and long-standing puzzle in philosophy....
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/10/2017

Personal Identity and Applied Ethics A Historical and Philosophical Introduction by Andrea (Lingnan University, Hong Kong) Sauchelli Personal Identity and Applied Ethics A Historical and Philosophical Introduction
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'Soul', 'self', 'substance' and 'person' are just four of the terms often used to describe the human person. Cutting across metaphysics, ethics and religion the nature of personal identity and the self is a fundamental and long-standing puzzle in philosophy....
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2017

Jewish Religious and Philosophical Ethics by Curtis Hutt Jewish Religious and Philosophical Ethics

Twentieth century continental thinkers such as Bergson, Levinas and Jonas have brought fresh and renewed attentions to Jewish ethics, yet it still remains fairly low profile in the Anglophone academic world. This collection of critical essays brings together the work...
Format: Hardback - Released: 08/10/2017

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