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Collective responsibility : five decades of debate in theoretical and applied ethics

Author: Larry May; Stacey Hoffman
Publisher: Savage, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1991.
Series: Studies in social & political philosophy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"There is extensive discussion in current Just War literature about the normative principles which should govern the initiation of war (jus ad bellum) and also the conduct of war (jus in bello), but this is the first book to treat the important and difficult issue of justice after the end of war. Larry May examines the normative principles which should govern post-war practices such as reparations, restitution,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Collective responsibility.
Savage, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1991
(OCoLC)631259007
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry May; Stacey Hoffman
ISBN: 0847676919 9780847676910 0847676927 9780847676927
OCLC Number: 23765686
Description: viii, 292 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Collective responsibility (a critique) / H.D. Lewis --
2. Collective responsibility (a defense) / David E. Cooper --
3. Collective responsibility (a reply to Cooper) / R.S. Downie --
4. Collective responsibility (another defense) / Joel Feinberg --
5. Morality and collective liability / Howard McGary --
6. Can a random collection of individuals be morally responsible? / Virginia Held --
7. The responsibility of 'Random Collections' (a reply to Held) / Stanley Bates --
8. Why corporations are not morally responsible for anything they do / Manuel Velasquez --
9. The corporation as a moral person / Peter A. French --
10. Ethical responsibilities of engineers in large organizations : the Pinto case / Richard T. De George --
11. Collective responsibility and the nursing profession / James Muyskens --
12. Conduct and responsibility in war / Richard Wasserstrom --
13. Guilt and responsibility / Kurt Baier --
14. Racism and moral pollution / Anthony Appiah --
15. Metaphysical guilt and moral taint / Larry May --
16. Measuring responsibility / A. Zvie Bar-on --
17. Organized guilt and universal responsibility / Hannah Arendt.
Series Title: Studies in social & political philosophy.
Responsibility: edited by Larry May and Stacey Hoffman.

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Reflecting on such events as the Holocaust and apartheid, these essays consider how they could have been prevented and who may be to blame. A debate between individualists and collectivists is  Read more...

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