skip to content
The ethical imagination : journeys of the human spirit Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The ethical imagination : journeys of the human spirit

Author: Margaret A Somerville
Publisher: Carlton, Vic. : Melbourne University Press, 2007.
Series: CBC Massey lectures.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Australian edView all editions and formats
Summary:
Science and technology confront us with some of the most challenging and unprecedented ethical questions in the world today. These issues encompass what it means to be human, how we relate to others and our world and how we find meaning in life.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret A Somerville
ISBN: 9780522854046 0522854044
OCLC Number: 153122646
Notes: "This book comprises the 2006 Massey Lectures, "The Ethical Imagination," broadcast in November 2006 ..."--Preliminary page.
"Published by arrangement with House of Anansi Press, Toronto, Canada"--Title page verso.
Previous edition: 2006.
Description: 276 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Going on the ethical wallaby: searching for a shared ethics --
A poetry of ethics: creating a language of the ethical imagination --
Old nature, new science: respecting nature, the natural, and life --
From Homosapiens to Techno sapiens: protecting the essence of being human --
Past virtues for a future world : holding our humanness on trust.
Series Title: CBC Massey lectures.
Responsibility: Margaret Somerville.

Abstract:

Science and technology confront us with some of the most challenging and unprecedented ethical questions in the world today. These issues encompass what it means to be human, how we relate to others and our world and how we find meaning in life.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/153122646> # The ethical imagination : journeys of the human spirit
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "153122646" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196793175#Place/carlton_vic> ; # Carlton, Vic.
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/vra> ;
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/classification/BJ1581> ;
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/170/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/874563> ; # Conduct of life
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/915833> ; # Ethics
   schema:bookEdition "Australian ed." ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/172165260> ; # Margaret A. Somerville
   schema:datePublished "2007" ;
   schema:description "Science and technology confront us with some of the most challenging and unprecedented ethical questions in the world today. These issues encompass what it means to be human, how we relate to others and our world and how we find meaning in life."@en ;
   schema:description "Going on the ethical wallaby: searching for a shared ethics -- A poetry of ethics: creating a language of the ethical imagination -- Old nature, new science: respecting nature, the natural, and life -- From Homosapiens to Techno sapiens: protecting the essence of being human -- Past virtues for a future world : holding our humanness on trust."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/196793175> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196793175#Series/cbc_massey_lectures_series> ; # CBC Massey lectures series
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196793175#Series/cbc_massey_lectures> ; # CBC Massey lectures.
   schema:name "The ethical imagination : journeys of the human spirit"@en ;
   schema:productID "153122646" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/153122646#PublicationEvent/carlton_vic_melbourne_university_press_2007> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196793175#Agent/melbourne_university_press> ; # Melbourne University Press
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780522854046> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/153122646> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196793175#Agent/melbourne_university_press> # Melbourne University Press
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Melbourne University Press" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196793175#Series/cbc_massey_lectures> # CBC Massey lectures.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/153122646> ; # The ethical imagination : journeys of the human spirit
   schema:name "CBC Massey lectures." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/196793175#Series/cbc_massey_lectures_series> # CBC Massey lectures series
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/153122646> ; # The ethical imagination : journeys of the human spirit
   schema:name "CBC Massey lectures series" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/874563> # Conduct of life
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Conduct of life"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/915833> # Ethics
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Ethics"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/172165260> # Margaret A. Somerville
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Somerville" ;
   schema:givenName "Margaret A." ;
   schema:name "Margaret A. Somerville" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780522854046>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0522854044" ;
   schema:isbn "9780522854046" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.