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Living with the dragon : thinking and acting ethically in a world of unintended consequences

Author: Daryl Koehn
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Preliminary definitions and distinctions -- Causes of unintended consequences -- The challenges unintended consequences pose for standard moral frameworks -- Possible ethical remedies.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Daryl Koehn
ISBN: 0415874963 9780415874960 0415874971 9780415874977 0203859871 9780203859872
OCLC Number: 907617619
Description: x, 171 p. ; 21 cm
Contents: Introduction 1. Typology of Unintended Consequences 2. Causes Worldly Causes. Practical Causes. Psychological Causes 3. Challenges Unintended Consequences Pose to Standard Moral Theories Utilitarianism. Deontology. Care Ethics. Virtue Ethics 4. Possible Ethical Remedies Worldly Remedies. Practical Remedies. Psychological Remedies
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Presents a systematic and comprehensive approach to the under-explored subject of unintended consequences. This title focuses on the inherent unpredictability of human action as a major cause of such  Read more...

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