The International Encyclopedia of Ethics

The International Encyclopedia of Ethics

By: Hugh LaFollette (editor_in_chief)Hardback

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Unmatched in scholarship and scope, The International Encyclopedia of Ethics is the definitive single-source reference work on Ethics, available both in print and online. * Comprises over 700 entries, ranging from 1000 to 10,000 words in length, written by an international cast of subject experts * Is arranged across 9 fully cross-referenced volumes including a comprehensive index * Provides clear definitions and explanations of all areas of ethics including the topics, movements, arguments, and key figures in Normative Ethics, Metaethics, and Practical Ethics * Covers the major philosophical and religious traditions * Offers an unprecedented level of authority, accuracy and balance with all entries being blind peer-reviewed

About Author

Editor-In-Chief Hugh LaFollette is Cole Chair in Ethics at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg. He is author of three books, most recently The Practice of Ethics, as well as of numerous articles. He has also edited several anthologies. Currently he is working on the fourth edition of Ethics in Practice and the second edition of the Blackwell Guide to Ethical Theory. He mainly works on diverse issues in practical and normative ethics. Associate Editors John Deigh is Professor of Law and Philosophy at the University of Texas at Austin. He is author of The Sources of Moral Agency (1996), Emotions, Values, and the Law (2008) and An Introduction to Ethics (2010). He was editor of Ethics from 1997 to 2008. Sarah Stroud is Associate Professor of Philosophy at McGill University. She has published widely on topics spanning moral theory, metaethics, moral psychology, and related areas, in venues such as Ethics, Philosophy & Public Affairs, Philosophy & Phenomenological Research, Philosophical Studies, and the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. She co-edited, with Christine Tappolet, Weakness of Will and Practical Irrationality (2003). She is an executive editor of the Canadian Journal of Philosophy.


Specifics TBD in consultation with associate editors and the editorial board.This volume will cover all aspects of ethical theory, broadly construed (so, touching on law and social philosophy where those areas overlap with ethics), including the history of ethics, meta-ethics, normative theory, and applied ethics.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781405186414
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 5486
  • ID: 9781405186414
  • weight: 4560
  • ISBN10: 1405186410

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