Ethics

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Levinas, Adorno, and the Ethics of the Material Other

A provocative examination of the consequences of Levinas’s and Adorno’s thought for contemporary ethics and political philosophy.

Human Beings or Human Becomings?

Argues that Confucianism and other East Asian philosophical traditions can be resources for understanding and addressing current global challenges such as climate change and hunger.

Confucian Role Ethics

Argues that the only way to understand the Confucian vision of the consummate moral life is to take the tradition on its own terms.

Epistemic Responsibility

By Lorraine Code
Subjects: Philosophy

Develops a new kind of epistemological position that highlights virtue over more standard epistemological theories.

Hyperthematics

Presents a new and unique method for developing principles to be applied in creating and increasing value.

Face to Face with Animals

Edited by Peter Atterton & Tamra Wright
Subjects: Philosophy

Explores Levinas’s approach to animal ethics from a range of perspectives.

Pragmatism Applied

Illustrates how William James’s philosophical pragmatism can help to resolve issues in everyday contemporary life.

The Other in Perception

By Susan Bredlau
Subjects: Philosophy

Demonstrates the unique, pervasive, and overwhelmingly important role of other people within our lived experience.

Germs of Death

An analysis of Derrida’s early work engaging Plato, Hegel, and the life sciences.

Partial Truths and Our Common Future

Argues that a pluralistic understanding of truth can foster productive conversations about common concerns involving religion, science, ethics, politics, economics, and ecology without falling into relativism.

Body/Self/Other

Examines the lived experience of social encounters drawing on phenomenological insights.

Essays on the Foundations of Ethics

By C. I. Lewis
Edited by John Lange
Subjects: Philosophy

Presentation of C. I. Lewis's final book, formulating a cognitivistic ethics.

Merleau-Ponty and the Face of the World

By Glen A. Mazis
Subjects: Philosophy

Assesses Merleau-Ponty’s contribution to ethics as calling for a poetic interplay between perception and imagination, and between silence and solidarity, that reveals our place in the world, and our obligations to ourselves and others.

International Disaster Management Ethics

Responds to the demanding political and ethical challenges faced by the international disaster management community.

Virtue in Being

A radical rethinking of ethics set within the development of a philosophical anthropology.

The Tragedy of Philosophy

Reframes philosophical understanding of, and engagement with, tragedy.

The Good Is One, Its Manifestations Many

Presents a twenty-first-century, progressive, liberal Confucianism.

Just War and Human Rights

Discusses how just war theory needs to be revised to better secure and respect human rights.

Out of Control

Explores the fundamental confrontations between Spinoza and Levinas in ethics, politics, science, and religion.

Encounters with Godard

A wide-ranging and accessible approach to Godard’s later work, and a major intervention in the study of film and ethics.

Lectures on the Theory of Ethics (1812)

Lectures from the late period of Fichte’s career, never before available in English.

Religion among We the People

Explores democracy with religious freedom and its dependence on theism.

Honor in Political and Moral Philosophy

Argues for revitalizing the place of honor in contemporary life.

Whose Tradition? Which Dao?

Considers the notable similarities between the thought of Confucius and Wittgenstein.

Maternal Activism

Demonstrates how individuals can respond to widespread injustice and systemic militarization in society.