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The legacy of Socrates : essays in moral philosophy

Author: James Rachels; Stuart Rachels
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, ©2007.
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James Rachels was a pioneer in applied ethics, who shaped the fields of bioethics and animal rights. This work brings together his fourteen essays that address the relationship between morality and  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Rachels; Stuart Rachels
ISBN: 023113844X 9780231138444
OCLC Number: 470740062
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 236-242.
Description: 1 v. (XII-248 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface Acknowledgments Animals 1. The Basic Argument for Vegetarianism 2. Darwin, Species, and Morality 3. Drawing Lines Lives 4. The Value of Human Life 5. Killing and Starving to Death 6. Lives and Liberty (coauthored with William Ruddick) 7. Political Assassination Theories 8. The Legacy of Socrates 9. Nietzsche and the Objectivity of Morals 10. Two Arguments Against Ethical Egoism Bioethics 11. The Principle of Agency 12. Baby M 13. Ethical Theory and Bioethics Art 14. Movies Appendix: James Rachels' Curriculum Vitae Index
Responsibility: James Rachels ; edited by Stuart Rachels.
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