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Torture and moral integrity : a philosophical enquiry

Author: Matthew H Kramer
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The morality of interrogational torture has been the subject of heated debate in recent years. In explaining why torture is morally wrong, Matthew Kramer engages in deep philosophical reflections on the nature of morality and on moral conflicts.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew H Kramer
ISBN: 0198714203 9780198714200
OCLC Number: 902846296
Description: xv, 339 pages. ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction I:Moral conflicts and deontology --
Introduction II:What is torture? --
Why torture is wrong --
The rationality of deontological constraints --
Legal responses to torture.
Responsibility: by Matthew H. Kramer.

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