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Toward better problems : new perspectives on abortion, animal rights, the environment, and justice

Author: Anthony Weston
Publisher: Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1992.
Series: Ethics and action.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A philosopher proposes a pragmatic approach to tackle contemporary moral problems.
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Weston, Anthony, 1954-
Toward better problems.
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1992
(DLC) 91038507
(OCoLC)24872093
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Weston
ISBN: 9781439903544 1439903549 9780877229483 0877229481 0877229473 9780877229476
OCLC Number: 639015235
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 214 pages).
Contents: Preface; 1. Practiacl Ethics in a New Key; 2. Pragmatic Attitudes; 3. Rethinking the Abortion Debate; 4. Other Animals; 5. The Environment; 6. Justice; 7. Conclusion; Notes; Index.
Series Title: Ethics and action.
Responsibility: Anthony Weston.

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Develops a pragmatic approach to the pressing moral issues, addressing practical problems by focusing on specific human concerns and multiple values rather than on abstract philosophical principles.  Read more...

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