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Ethics & Moral Philosophy

  • Chaos Ethicsby Chris Bateman

    John Hunt Publishing 2014; US$ 9.99

    Facing ethical disaster perhaps what we need isn't moral law but moral chaos. more...

  • Experimental Ethicsby Christoph Luetge; Hannes Rusch; Matthias Uhl

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Moral philosophy is no longer being pursued from arm-chairs. Instead, ethical questions are dissected in the experimental lab. This volume enables its readers to immerse themselves into Experimental Ethics' history, its current topics and future perspectives, its methodology, and the criticism it is subject to. more...

  • Infinitely Demandingby Simon Critchley

    Verso Books 2014; US$ 17.95

    The clearest, boldest and most systematic statement of Simon Critchley’s influential views on philosophy, ethics, and politics, Infinitely Demanding identifies a massive political disappointment at the heart of liberal democracy. Arguing that what is called for is an ethics of commitment that can inform a radical politics, Critchley considers... more...

  • Philosophy, Ethics, and Public Policy: An Introductionby Andrew I Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    What makes a policy work? What should policies attempt to do, and what ought they not do? These questions are at the heart of both policy-making and ethics. Philosophy, Ethics and Public Policy: An Introduction examines these questions and more. Andrew I. Cohen uses contemporary examples and controversies, mainly drawn from policy in a North American... more...

  • José Martí, Ernesto ?Che? Guevara, and Global Development Ethicsby Susan E. Babbitt

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book argues that the overlooked ideas of José Martí and Ernesto 'Che' Guevara explain recent politics in Latin America and the Caribbean but also, even more significantly, offer a defensible alternative direction for global development ethics. more...

  • Adorno on Natureby Deborah Cook

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Decades before the environmental movement emerged in the 1960s, Adorno condemned our destructive and self-destructive relationship to the natural world, warning of the catastrophe that may result if we continue to treat nature as an object that exists exclusively for our own benefit. "Adorno on Nature" presents the first detailed examination of the... more...

  • Vom erstrebenswertesten Lebenby Simon Varga

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Aristotle examines the role of leisure (scholé) in the optimal life of the citizen (Politics VII/VIII). In the quest for the most desirable life? understood as the proper combination of political and contemplative elements? Aristotle ascribes an important role to leisure. Varga explores the two books in terms of the notion of scholé and shows the inadequacy... more...

  • The Handbook of Virtue Ethicsby Stan van Hooft

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Virtue ethics has emerged as a distinct field within moral theory - whether as an alternative account of right action or as a conception of normativity which departs entirely from the obligatoriness of morality - and has proved itself invaluable to many aspects of contemporary applied ethics. Virtue ethics now flourishes in philosophy, sociology... more...

  • Ethics for a Broken Worldby Tim Mulgan

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Imagine living in the future in a world already damaged by humankind, a world where resources are insufficient to meet everyone's basic needs and where a chaotic climate makes life precarious. Then imagine looking back into the past, back to our own time and assessing the ethics of the early twenty-first century. "Ethics for a Broken World" imagines... more...

  • Ethics in the Virtual Worldby Garry Young

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    Ethics in the Virtual World examines the gamer's enactment of taboo activities in the context of both traditional and contemporary philosophical approaches to morality. The book argues that it is more productive to consider what individuals are able to cope with psychologically than to determine whether a virtual act or representation is necessarily... more...