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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

  • Understanding Kant's Ethicsby Michael Cholbi

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    A systematic guide to Kant's ethical work and the debates surrounding it, accessible to students and specialists alike. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of Environmental Ethicsby Stephen M. Gardiner; Allen Thompson

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 149.99 US$ 128.99

    A cutting-edge introduction to environmental ethics in a time of dramatic global environmental change, this collection contains forty-five newly commissioned articles, with contributions from well-established experts and emerging voices in the field. Each chapter explains the role played by central theories, ideas, issues, and concepts in contemporary... more...

  • Die ?Kategorien der Freiheit? in Kants praktischer Philosophieby Stephan Zimmermann

    De Gruyter 2016; US$ 119.71

    For several years, the doctrine of the ?Categories of Freedom?, which Kant delivers in a highly condensed fashion in his ?Critique of Practical Reason?, has been drawing the attention of the scholars more and more. The present volume is the first to gather contributions which take this central lesson of Kant?s moral philosophy into account, while... more...

  • The Ethics of Human Enhancementby Steve Clarke; Julian Savulescu; C.A.J. Coady; Alberto Giubilini; Sagar Sanyal

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77

    An international team of ethicists refresh the debate about human enhancement by examining whether resistance to the use of technology to enhance our mental and physical capabilities can be supported by articulated philosophical reasoning, or explained away, e.g. in terms of psychological influences on moral reasoning. more...

  • Inclinationsby Adriana Cavarero; Adam Sitze; Amanda Minervini

    Stanford University Press 2016; US$ 19.95

    In this new and accessible book, Italy's best known feminist philosopher examines the moral and political significance of vertical posture in order to rethink subjectivity in terms of inclination. Contesting the classical figure of homo erectus or "upright man," Adriana Cavarero proposes an altruistic, open model of the subject?one who is inclined... more...

  • The Distressed Bodyby Drew Leder

    University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 30.00

    Bodily pain and distress come in many forms. They can well up from within at times of serious illness, but the body can also be subjected to harsh treatment from outside. The medical system is often cold and depersonalized, and much worse are conditions experienced by prisoners in our age of mass incarceration, and by animals trapped in our factory... more...

  • Social Contract Theory for a Diverse Worldby Ryan Muldoon

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Very diverse societies pose real problems for Rawlsian models of public reason.?This is for two reasons: first, public reason is unable accommodate diverse perspectives in determining a regulative ideal. ?Second, regulative ideals are unable to respond to social change.? While models based on public reason focus on the justification of principles,... more...

  • Early Modern Humanism and Postmodern Antihumanism in Dialogueby Jan Miernowski

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 88.10

    This book employs perspectives from continental philosophy, intellectual history, and literary and cultural studies to breach the divide between early modernist and modernist thinkers. It turns to early modern humanism in order to challenge late 20th-century thought and present-day posthumanism. This book  addresses contemporary concerns such... more...

  • Groundwork for the Practice of the Good Lifeby Omedi Ochieng

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    What makes for good societies and good lives in a global world? In this landmark work of political and ethical philosophy, Omedi Ochieng offers a radical reassessment of a millennia-old question. He does so by offering a stringent critique of both North Atlantic and African philosophical traditions, which he argues unfold visions of the good life... more...

  • Thomas Aquinas on War and Peaceby Gregory M. Reichberg

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00 US$ 65.60

    The first book-length study of Aquinas's teaching on just war, its antecedents, and its reception by subsequent thinkers. more...