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Social Ethics

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November 1996

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

" Social Ethics is an animated introduction to moral philosophy and the key ethical issues of today, and will serve as the ideal text for undergraduate courses in applied, practical and social ethics.


Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface. Part I: Ethical Bedrock:. 1. Morality and Humanity. 2. Egoism, Relativism, Consequentialism. 3. Ethical Bedrock. Part II: A Defence of Humanism:. 4. Human Beings and Persons. 5. Human Beings and the Other Animals. 6. Human Beings and Machines. Part III: Deaths and Lives:. 7. Euthanasia: For and Against. 8. Euthanasia: Logic and Practice. 9. Abortion. 10. Professional Ethics. Part IV: Ideology and Value:. 11. Feminism and Masculism. 12. Freedom of Thought and Expression. 13. The Right, the Left and the Green. Appendix I: Natural Rights as Justifying the Authority of the State. Appendix II: The Controversy about Euthanasia, a Sample Case. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.

Portrait

Jenny Teichman is a Fellow of New Hall, Cambridge. She is the author of the highly successful Philosophy: A Beginnera s Guide, Second Edition (Blackwell Publishers, 1995), and of numerous journal articles on a wide range of philosophical issues.

Pressestimmen

"Her style is clear and matter--of--fact, and it is easy to find onea s way in her book. Teichmas has also an interesting approach to ethics and I have experienced the study of her book as rewarding. So her book can certainly be recommended." Finngeir Hiorth "It is very well--written, and stimulating on professional ethics and animals; still more so on euthanasia ... It is an enjoyable book. I think it will be eagerly read by students." Professor G E M Anscombe, University of Cambridge
EAN: 9780631196099
ISBN: 0631196099
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BLACKWELL PUBL
Erscheinungsdatum: November 1996
Seitenanzahl: 204 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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