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Ethics and Humanity: Themes from the Philosophy of Jonathan Glover

N. Ann Davis, Richard Keshen, and Jeff McMahan (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195325195
eISBN:
9780199776412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325195.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This book pays to tribute to Jonathan Glover, a pioneering figure whose thought and personal influence have had a significant impact on applied philosophy. In topics that include genetic engineering, ... More


Capital Punishment

Torbjörn Tännsjö

in Taking Life: Three Theories on the Ethics of Killing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190225575
eISBN:
9780190225605
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190225575.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

Does the extensive use of capital punishment for murder mean fewer homicides and violent crime in general? Has a murderer, by committing his crime, forfeited his own right to life? Is it possible for ... More


Singer, Hare, and the Role of the Academy

Robert Garner and Yewande Okuleye

in The Oxford Group and the Emergence of Animal Rights: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780197508497
eISBN:
9780197508527
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197508497.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, UK Politics

This chapter examines the extent to which Peter Singer’s intellectual development can be explained by the formal academic environment. It therefore provides a case study testing the explanatory ... More


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