Ethics & moral philosophy

    From Natural Character to Moral Virtue in Aristotle

    By Mariska Leunissen

    Hardback £49.10

    This book discusses Aristotle's biological views about 'natural character traits' and their importance for moral development. It provides a new, comprehensive account of the physiological underpinnings of moral development and shows that the biological account of natural character provides the conceptual and ideological foundation for Aristotle's ethical views about habituation.

    Ultimate Questions

    By Bryan Magee

    Paperback £8.45

    We human beings had no say in existing--we just opened our eyes and found ourselves here. We have a fundamental need to understand who we are and the world we live in. Reason takes us a long way, but mystery remains. When our minds and senses are baffled, faith can...

    Imposing Risk

    By John Oberdiek

    Hardback Save £3.54 = £46.46

    When we impose risk upon others, what is it that we are doing? What is risking's moral significance? What moral standards govern the imposition of risk? And how should the law respond to it? Drawing on philosophy and legal theory the author constructs a normative framework of risk imposition to...

    The Machine Question: Critical Perspectives on AI, Robots, and Ethics

    By David J. Gunkel

    Paperback £16.86

    An investigation into the assignment of moral responsibilities and rights to intelligent and autonomous machines of our own making.

    Contemporary Just War

    By Tamar Meisels

    Paperback £27.92

    This book offers a renewed defense of traditional just war theory and considers its application to certain contemporary cases, particularly in the Middle East. The first part of the book addresses and responds to the central theoretical criticisms levelled at traditional just war theory. It offers a detailed defense of...

    Phenomenological Bioethics

    By Fredrik Svenaeus

    Paperback £29.62

    Emerging medical technologies are changing our views on human nature and what it means to be alive, healthy, and leading a good life. Reproductive technologies, genetic diagnosis, organ transplantation, and psychopharmacological drugs all raise existential questions that need to be tackled by way of philosophical analysis. Yet questions regarding the...

    Just War Thinkers

    Paperback Save £1.92 = £27.07

    This volume offers a set of concise and accessible introductions to the seminal figures in the historical development of the just war tradition. In what, if any, circumstances are political communities justified in going to war? And what limits should apply to the conduct of any such war? The just...

    Normativity and Control

    By David Owens

    Hardback £37.66

    Do we control what we believe? Are we responsible for what we believe? In a series of ten essays David Owens explores various different forms of control we might have over belief, and the different forms of responsibility these forms of control generate.

    Animal Ethics for Veterinarians

    Paperback £20.85

    Veterinarians serve on the front lines working to prevent animal suffering and abuse. For centuries, their compassion and expertise have improved the quality of life and death for animals in their care. However, modern interest in animal rights has led more and more people to ask questions about the ethical...

    Cambridge Handbook of Evolutionary Ethics

    Paperback £20.74

    Recently there has been a major revival of interest in the connections between evolutionary theory, especially that of Darwin, and moral reasoning and action. This wide-ranging and clearly written book traces the history of evolutionary ethics and takes readers through the arguments involved.

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