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Butler and Ethics

Butler and Ethics

Moya Lloyd (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780748678846
eISBN:
9781474412438
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748678846.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This edited volume explores Judith Butler’s work on ethics. It focuses on questions such as whether there has been an ‘ethical turn’ in her work or whether Butler’s increasing emphasis on ethics is ... More

Deleuze and BaudrillardFrom Cyberpunk to Biopunk

Deleuze and Baudrillard: From Cyberpunk to Biopunk

Sean McQueen

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474414371
eISBN:
9781474422369
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474414371.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book theorises shifts in and across critical approaches to capitalism, science, technology, psychoanalysis, literature, and cinema and media studies. Analysing a wide range of novels and films, ... More

Deleuze and Ethics

Deleuze and Ethics

Nathan Jun and Daniel Smith (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748641178
eISBN:
9780748671731
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748641178.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Concepts such as ethics, values and normativity play a crucial — if subtle and easily overlooked — role in Deleuze's overall philosophical project. The chapters in this collection uncover and explore ... More

Derrida and Other AnimalsThe Boundaries of the Human

Derrida and Other Animals: The Boundaries of the Human

Judith Still

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780748680979
eISBN:
9781474412469
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748680979.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book analyses Derrida’s investigating, and unpicking, of the assertion of a gulf between man and the animal, and the attribution of qualities (both relatively desirable such as reason, and ... More

Ethical Subjects in Contemporary Culture

Ethical Subjects in Contemporary Culture

Dave Boothroyd

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748640096
eISBN:
9780748693795
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640096.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book presents an original perspective on Emmanuel Levinas's account of the ethical Subject as contingently and empirically embedded in everyday experience and situations. It explores the ... More

The Ethics of Armed ConflictA Cosmopolitan Just War Theory

The Ethics of Armed Conflict: A Cosmopolitan Just War Theory

John W. Lango

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748645756
eISBN:
9780748697182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645756.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In this book, some distinctive approaches to the ethics of armed conflict are interwoven: (1) A revisionist approach that involves generalising traditional just war principles, so that they are ... More

The Lesser Evil

The Lesser Evil

Michael Ignatieff

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748618729
eISBN:
9780748671892
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748618729.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Must we fight terrorism with terror and torture with torture? Must we sacrifice civil liberty to protect public safety? In the age of terrorism, this book argues that we must not shrink from the use ... More

The Morality of Peacekeeping

The Morality of Peacekeeping

Daniel H. Levine

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780748675890
eISBN:
9780748697199
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748675890.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

International peacekeeping is one of the primary ways that global and regional institutions, such as the United Nations and the African Union, respond to conflict, violence, instability, and human ... More

The Myth of Evil

The Myth of Evil

Phillip Cole

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748622009
eISBN:
9780748671908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748622009.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This book explores a contradiction at the heart of modern thought about what it is to be human: the belief that human beings cannot commit a radically evil act purely for its own sake, and the ... More

Philosophy, Animality and the Life Sciences

Philosophy, Animality and the Life Sciences

Wahida Khandker

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780748676774
eISBN:
9781474406468
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748676774.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In line with ‘Continental’ approaches to critical animal studies, this book aims to uncover the philosophical and historical progression of concepts of animal and organic life, in order to understand ... More

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