Goodness and Justice: A Consequentialist Moral Theory by Joseph Mendola

By Joseph Mendola

In Goodness and Justice, Joseph Mendola develops a unified ethical concept that defends the hedonism of classical utilitarianism whereas evading utilitarianism's typical problems through ameliorations. His concept contains a new type of consequentialism. whilst, as is usual, an individual is engaged in conflicting workforce acts, it calls for that one practice the position in that team that's so much beneficent. the speculation holds that total price is distribution-sensitive, ceding greatest weight to the health of the worst-off sections of sentient lives. it's adequately congruent with common sense instinct and required via the real metaphysics of price, through the unconstituted ordinary stable present in our global.

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Irony in the Age of Empire: Comic Perspectives on Democracy by Cynthia Willett

By Cynthia Willett

Comedy, from social ridicule to the unruly laughter of the carnival, offers potent instruments for boosting social styles of domination in addition to guns for emancipation. In Irony within the Age of Empire, Cynthia Willett asks: What may embrace liberation larger than laughter? Why do the oppressed chuckle? What imaginative and prescient does the comedian international prescribe? For Willett, the comedian trumps typical liberal money owed of freedom through drawing consciousness to our bodies, impacts, and intimate relationships, themes that are frequently overlooked through political philosophy. Willett's philosophical mirrored image on comedy matters a robust problem to plain conceptions of freedom via presenting a brand new form of freedom that's unapologetically feminist, queer, and multiracial. This publication offers a wide-ranging, unique, considerate, and expansive dialogue of citizenship, social manners, and political freedom in our global at the present time.

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Life, Death, and Subjectivity: Moral Sources in Bioethics by Stan van Hooft

By Stan van Hooft

This booklet provides an exploration of suggestions valuable to future health care perform. In exploring such thoughts as Subjectivity, existence, Personhood, and demise in deep philosophical phrases, the publication goals to attract out the moral calls for that come up after we stumble upon those phenomena, and in addition the ethical assets of health and wellbeing care staff for assembly these calls for.

Values in Bioethics (ViB) makes on hand unique philosophical books in all components of bioethics, together with clinical and nursing ethics, healthiness care ethics, examine ethics, environmental ethics, and worldwide bioethics.

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Philosophy and Technology (Royal Institute of Philosophy by Roger Fellows

By Roger Fellows

This selection of essays examines the philosophical and cultural facets of expertise. the problems variety widely--from quantum know-how to difficulties of know-how and tradition in a constructing kingdom and members method the problems from numerous views. the quantity comprises case reports, and likewise extra theoretical items that think of the basic query of even if expertise could be perceived as a strength for liberation or enslavement.

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Disaster Bioethics: Normative Issues When Nothing is Normal: by Dónal P. O'Mathúna, Visit Amazon's Bert Gordijn Page, search

By Dónal P. O'Mathúna, Visit Amazon's Bert Gordijn Page, search results, Learn about Author Central, Bert Gordijn, , Mike Clarke

This ebook presents an early exploration of the hot box of catastrophe bioethics:

examining the moral concerns raised by way of failures. Healthcare ethics concerns are addressed within the first a part of this ebook. Large-scale casualties result in judgements approximately who to regard and who to go away at the back of, cultural demanding situations, and conversation ethics. the second one half specializes in catastrophe learn ethics.

With the growing to be know-how of the necessity for facts to steer catastrophe preparedness and reaction, extra examine is being carried out in mess ups. Any study related to people increases moral questions and calls for acceptable rules and oversight. The authors discover how catastrophe examine can take account of survivors? vulnerability, proficient consent, the surprising onset of mess ups, and different moral concerns. either elements research moral demanding situations the place looking to do sturdy, damage may be performed. confronted with overwhelming wishes and scarce assets, no reliable answer should be obvious. yet picking out the fewer flawed alternative could have a excessive expense. additionally, what might sound correct at domestic will not be visible to be correct in different places. This publication offers in-depth and sensible mirrored image on those and different hard moral questions coming up in the course of disasters.

Scholars and practitioners who accumulated on the Brocher beginning in Geneva, Switzerland in 2011 supply their reflections to advertise additional discussion in order that these devastated by way of mess ups are revered through being handled within the such a lot ethically sound methods possible.

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Contemporary Reflections on Business Ethics by Ronald F. Duska

By Ronald F. Duska

Ronald F. Duska, who started his profession as a thinker, has, during the last 30 years, proven himself as one of many top students within the box of commercial ethics. some time past decade, he has targeting ethics within the monetary providers as a result of his association with the yankee university in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania, an establishment that makes a speciality of teaching monetary prone execs. This association supplies Duska standard interplay with manufacturers, managers, and best executives within the monetary companies undefined. This publication contains a number of the articles Duska has written through the years on ethics, company ethics, educating ethics, corporation idea, postmodernism, worker rights, and ethics in accounting and the monetary providers undefined. The articles mirror Duska’s underlying philosophical matters and their software to the real-world demanding situations of practitioners—an overarching process that will be known as an Aristotelian commonsense method of moral choice making.

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