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Ethics and humanity : themes from the philosophy of Jonathan Glover / edited by N. Ann Davis, Richard Keshen, and Jeff McMahan
Alternate Title Themes from the philosophy of Jonathan Glover
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 3rd Floor  BJ21 .E85 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Ethics -- History -- 20th century
Ethics, Modern -- 20th century
Humanity
Subject Glover, Jonathan
Physical Description xii, 290 p. ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
"Selected writings of Jonathan Glover" (p. 283-284)
Contents What should we do about torture? / James Griffin -- The consequences of war / Thomas Hurka -- Humanitarian intervention, consent, and proportionality / Jeff McMahan -- Humanity and the perils of perniciously politicized science / N. Ann Davis -- Social moral epistemology and the tasks of ethics / Allen Buchanan -- The strains of dialogue / Richard Keshen -- Humanity and hyper-regulation: from Nuremberg to Helsinki / Onora O'Neill -- Transhumanity: a moral vision of the twenty-first century / John Harris -- The foundations of humanity / Roger Crisp -- Bystanders to poverty / Peter Singer -- Compassion: human and animal / Martha Nussbaum -- Jonathan Glover / Alan Ryan -- Responses: a summing up / Jonathan Glover
Review "Ethics and Humanity pays to tribute to Jonathan Glover, a pioneering figure whose thought and personal influence have had a significant impact on applied philosophy. Glover has made seminal contributions in topics that include genetic engineering, abortion, euthanasia, war, and moral responsibility. The essays collected here, written by some of the most distinguished contemporary moral philosophers, address topics to which Glover has contributed, with particular emphasis on problems of conflict discussed in his book Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century. There are also moving testaments to the influence Glover has had on colleagues, students, and friends. Glover himself contributes a series of replies that constitute an important addition to his published work."--BOOK JACKET
Alternate Author Davis, N. Ann
Keshen, Richard, 1946-
McMahan, Jeff

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