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101 Ethical Dilemmas

101 ETHICAL DILEMMAS

by: Cohen, Martin
Format: Hardcover

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Product Description Will meat eaters get into heaven? Do trees have rights? Is it ever right to design a baby? What would you do? Would you always do the right thing? Is there a right thing? In this second edition of his thought-provoking and highly engaging introduction to ethics, Martin Cohen brings us eleven brand new ethical dilemmas including: The Dodgy Donor Clinic The Famous Footbridge Dilemma The Human Canonball. From overcrowded lifeboats to the censor's pen, Martin Cohen's stimulating and amusing dilemmas reveal the subtleties, complexities and contradictions that make up the rich tapestry of ethics. From DIY babies and breeding experiments to 'Twinkies courtroom drama' and Newgate Prison, there is a dilemma for everyone. This book may not help you become a good person, but at least you will have had a good think about it. Review '101 Ethical Dilemmas ... is a chatty, jokey journey through philosophical dilemmas ancient and modern ... the philosophy is the real thing.' – New Scientist '101 Ethical Dilemmas is the natural sequal to that wonderful book [101 Philosophy Problems] ...it's entertainment that trains you to think more intelligently about discerning right and wrong and about how you choose to act.' – Fish.co.uk 'Martin Cohen does a good job of weaving some intriguing stories and classic philosophical ideas and arguments into the discussions.' – The Times Higher Education Supplement About the Author Martin Cohen is editor of The Philosopher, the journal of the Philosophical Society of England, lecturer and a successful philosophy author and journalist. His bestselling 101 Philosophy Problems, 3rd edition, is also published by Routledge

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Product Code: 9780415403993
ISBN: 0415403995
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2007-04-03
Number of Pages: 400 pages
Languages: english
Edition: 2
Dimension: 5.12 x 1.1 x 7.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.15 pounds