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The International Encyclopedia of Ethics, 9 Volume Set

The International Encyclopedia of Ethics, 9 Volume Set

Hugh LaFollette (Editor-in-Chief)

ISBN: 978-1-405-18641-4 February 2013 Wiley-Blackwell 5486 Pages


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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

“This encyclopedia is an impressive and distinctive addition to the field and is likely, in either of its forms, to be the authority for many years to come.”  (Reference Reviews, 1 October 2014)

“Additionally, this set is the first to incorporate metaethics, practical ethics, and normative ethics into one set.  This set is highly recommended for libraries in higher education. Aimed at a broad audience, it will be particularly useful for undergraduate students, graduate students, and scholars, who will likely find it to be an invaluable resource.”  (Booklist, 15 September 2013)

“It is a comprehensive, extremely valuable, and indeed indispensable reference work.  Summing Up:  Highly recommended.  Upper-division undergraduates and above.”  (Choice, 1 September 2013)