Unmatched in scholarship and scope, The International Encyclopedia of Ethics is the definitive single-source reference work on Ethics for students, scholars and professionals, publishing online and in print February 2013. Work on the Encyclopedia has been shepherded by an Editor-in-Chief and two Associate Editors. Its content was shaped by the distinguished members of the Editorial Board, and all entries have been blind reviewed by an independent Review Board. Comprised of over 700 entries, ranging from 1,000 to 10,000 words in length, written by an international cast of subject experts, the Encyclopedia is arranged across 8 fully cross-referenced volumes, plus a comprehensive index volume.
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.
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.