Introducing Ethics

Introducing Ethics : A Graphic Guide

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What is the place of individual choice and consequence in a post-Holocaust world of continuing genocidal ethnic cleansing? Is "identity" now a last-ditch cultural defence of ethnic nationalisms and competing fundamentalisms? In a climate of instant information, free markets and possible ecological disaster, how do we define "rights", self-interest and civic duties? What are the acceptable limits of scientific investigation and genetic engineering, the rights and wrongs of animal rights, euthanasia and civil disobedience?"Introducing Ethics" confronts these dilemmas, tracing the arguments of the great moral thinkers, including Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Hobbes and Kant, and brings us up to date with postmodern critics.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 118 x 166 x 14mm | 181.44g
  • Icon Books Ltd
  • Duxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • b/w illustrations
  • 1848310080
  • 9781848310087
  • 61,658

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"'Introducing is a miracle of modern publishing... buy one now.' Don Patterson, Guardian"show more

About Dave Robinson

Dave Robinson has taught philosophy for many years and is the author of numerous Introducing titles. Chris Garratt is the cartoonist behind the legendary Biff comic strip in the Guardian.show more

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"'Introducing is a miracle of modern publishing... buy one now.' Don Patterson, Guardian"show more