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Author: Barbara Darling-Smith
Publisher: Lanham, MD : Lexington Books ; [Boston] : Published in cooperation with Institute for Philosophy and Religion, Boston University, ©2007.
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In this book, philosophers, scholars of religion, and activists address the theme of responsibility. The editor brings together an enlightening collection of essays that analyze the ethics of responsibility, its relational nature, and its global struggle.
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Responsibility.
Lanham, MD : Lexington Books ; [Boston] : Published in cooperation with Institute for Philosophy and Religion, Boston University, ©2007
(OCoLC)741988837
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Darling-Smith
ISBN: 9780739120279 0739120271 9780739120286 073912028X
OCLC Number: 77116806
Description: ix, 214 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. I. Responsibility and selfhood. Responsible fictions / David Roochnik --
Responsibility without a self / Malcolm David Eckel --
"The way is made in the walking": responsibility as relational virtuosity / Roger T. Ames --
"Where art thou?": biblical perspectives on responsibility / Michael Zank. pt. II. Responsible roles toward other human beings. Moral responsibility in a democratic society / Bhikhu Parekh --
Am I my brother's keeper? An Aristotelian take on responsibility for others / Anna Lännström --
Tasteless historical stories: a historical theologian's responsibility to past and present / Margaret R. Miles --
Balancing medicine's moral ledger: realigning trust and responsibility / Alfred I. Tauber --
Responsibilities of corporations: managing profitably and morally / Tom Chappell. pt. III. Responsibility toward nonhuman beings and the Earth. Toward an art of dwelling / Andrea Nightingale --
Ecological and social responsibility: the making of the Earth Charter / Steven C. Rockefeller. Appendix: The Earth Charter.
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