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Bringing life to ethics : global bioethics for a humane society

Author: Michael W Fox
Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fox, the popular nationally syndicated columnist of "Ask the Animal doctor," uses the compass of global bioethics to counter technological, ecological, and value threats by pointing in the direction of a humane and sustainable society. He shows how bioethics has immediate relevance and applicability to a wide range of public and private enterprises. Fox has worked full-time in the animal rights and protection  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael W Fox
ISBN: 0791448010 9780791448014 0791448029 9780791448021
OCLC Number: 43708465
Description: xiii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Origin of Ethics: Personal Reflections --
Bioethics: Its Scope and Purpose --
Environmental Ethics and Animal Rights: An Overview --
People First? Can Human Interests, Animal Rights, and Environmental Concerns Be Reconciled? --
Bioethics of Conservation --
To Farm Without Harm and Choosing a Humane Diet: The Bioethics of Sustainable Agriculture --
Humane and Bioethical Concerns of Genetic Engineering Biotechnology --
Science, Technology, and Ethics --
Compassion: The New Spirit of Enterprise --
The Life Ethic of a New Covenant for a Sustainable Economy and Future --
Good and Evil: A New Perspective --
Ahimsa (Noninjury) Revisited --
Justice and the Communal Good --
Toward a Universal Bioethics: Challenges and Opportunities.
Responsibility: Michael W. Fox ; [foreword by Bernard E. Rollin.

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Fox, the popular nationally syndicated columnist of "Ask the Animal doctor," uses the compass of global bioethics to counter technological, ecological, and value threats by pointing in the direction of a humane and sustainable society. He shows how bioethics has immediate relevance and applicability to a wide range of public and private enterprises. Fox has worked full-time in the animal rights and protection movement for the past 30 years.

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