By John Kultgen
Read or Download Autonomy and Intervention: Parentalism in the Caring Life: Paternalism in the Caring Life PDF
Similar ethics & morality books
The place do our ethical ideals come from? Theologians and scientists offer frequently conflicting solutions. Robert Hinde resolves those conflicts to supply a groundbreaking, multidisciplinary reaction, drawing on psychology, philosophy, evolutionary biology and social anthropology. Hinde argues that knowing the origins of our morality can make clear the debates surrounding modern moral dilemmas reminiscent of genetic amendment, expanding consumerism and globalisation.
Those 13 new, particularly written essays via a distinctive foreign line-up of participants, together with a few prime modern ethical philosophers, provide a wealthy and sundry view of present paintings on ethics and useful cause. the 3 major views at the subject, Kantian, Humean, and Aristotelian, are all good represented.
Bringing jointly ecology, evolutionary ethical psychology, and environmental ethics, J. Baird Callicott counters the narrative of blame and melancholy that prevails in modern discussions of weather ethics and provides a clean, extra confident procedure. while different environmental ethicists restrict themselves to what Callicott calls Rational Individualism in discussing the matter of weather switch in basic terms to finish that, primarily, there's little desire that something could be performed within the face of its "perfect ethical hurricane" (in Stephen Gardiner's words), Callicott refuses to just accept this view.
THE go back OF THE APHORISM: such a lot historical philosophers wrote little or not anything. They acquired and transmitted their rules through the spoken observe. a few did this of necessity simply because they have been illiterate. yet such a lot did so, like Socrates, simply because they have been profoundly suspicious of the written notice. The spirit of philosophy used to be initially, they idea, a functionality of speeches now not scribbles.
- Shadows in the Wall
- The Specification of Human Actions in St Thomas Aquinas (Oxford Theological Monographs)
- Metaphora absurda. Linguaggio e realtà in Paul Celan (Filosofia) (Italian Edition)
- The Ethical and Legal Consequences of Posthumous Reproduction: Arrogance, Avarice and Anguish (Biomedical Law and Ethics Library)
Extra info for Autonomy and Intervention: Parentalism in the Caring Life: Paternalism in the Caring Life
Autonomy and Intervention: Parentalism in the Caring Life: Paternalism in the Caring Life by John Kultgen