Ethics and humanity [electronic resource] : themes from the philosophy of Jonathan Glover / edited by N. Ann Davis, Richard Keshen, and Jeff McMahan.

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Book
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English
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New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010.
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1 online resource (303 p.)

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This work pays tribute to Jonathan Glover, a pioneering figure whose thought and personal influence have had a significant impact on applied philosophy.The papers collected here address topics to which Glover has contributed.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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English
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Contributors""; ""Preface""; ""I: TORTURE""; ""1 What Should We Do about Torture?""; ""II: WAR""; ""2 The Consequences of War""; ""3 Humanitarian Intervention, Consent, and Proportionality""; ""III: ETHICS, TRUTH, AND BELIEF""; ""4 Humanity and the Perils of Perniciously Politicized Science""; ""5 Social Moral Epistemology and the Tasks of Ethics""; ""6 The Strains of Dialogue""; ""IV: BIOETHICS AND BEYOND""; ""7 Humanity and Hyper-regulation: From Nuremberg to Helsinki""; ""8 Transhumanity: A Moral Vision of the Twenty-First Century""; ""V: SOME SILENCES IN HUMANITY""
  • ""9 The Foundations of Humanity""""10 Bystanders to Poverty""; ""11 Compassion: Human and Animal""; ""VI: PERSONAL""; ""12 Jonathan Glover""; ""VII: RESPONSES""; ""13 Responses: A Summing Up""; ""Selected Writings of Jonathan Glover""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""
ISBN
  • 1-282-40281-1
  • 0-19-971714-1
  • 9786612402814
OCLC
748207883
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