New Waves In Applied Ethics

Paperback | January 1, 2008

EditorJesper Ryberg

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This volume contains work by the very best young scholars working in Applied Ethics, gathering a range of new perspectives and thoughts on highly relevant topics, such as the environment, animals, computers, freedom of speech, human enhancement, war and poverty. For researchers and students working in or around this fascinating area of the discipline, the volume will provide a unique snapshot of where the cutting-edge work in the field is currently engaged and where it's headed.

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This volume contains work by the very best young scholars working in Applied Ethics, gathering a range of new perspectives and thoughts on highly relevant topics, such as the environment, animals, computers, freedom of speech, human enhancement, war and poverty. For researchers and students working in or around this fascinating area of...

JESPER RYBERG is Professor of Practical Philosophy, University of Roskilde, Denmark. His recent books include The Ethics of Proportionate Punishment (Kluwer, 2004) and, as editor, The Repugnant Conclusion: Essays on Population Ethics (Kluwer, 2005). He has published in philosophical journals such as Philosophical Papers, Theoria, Phil...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:286 pages, 5.54 × 8.66 × 0.65 inPublished:January 1, 2008Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230537847

ISBN - 13:9780230537842

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Foreword * Animals: Equality for Animals--N.Holtug * Computers: Information Ethics and the Foundation of Computer Ethics--L.Floridi * Discrimination: What It Is and What Makes It Morally Wrong--K.Lippert-Rasmussen * Freedom of Speech: Why Freedom of Speech Includes Hate Speech--D.Jacobsen * Health: Developing World Health Issues--U.Schuklenk & P.Sy * Human Enhancement: Ethical Issues in Human Enhancement--N.Brostrom & R.Roache * Migration: Migration, Territoriality and Culture--M.Risse & M.Black * Poverty: Poverty-Reduction, Incentives and the Brighter Side of False Needs--N.Eyal * Punishment: Restitutionism: For What and to Whom--J.Ryberg * War--B.Orend * Sports: Prohibiting Drugs in Sports: An Enhanced Proposal--T.Petersen & K.Lippert-Rasmussen