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  • Civil Disobedience in Focusby Hugo Adam Bedau

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 55.95

    The issues surrounding civil disobedience have been discussed since at least 399 BC and, in the wake of such recent events as the protest at Tiananmen Square, are still of great relevance. By presenting classic and current philosophical reflections on the issues, this book presents all the basic materials needed for a philosophical assessment of the... more...

  • Making Mortal Choicesby Hugo Adam Bedau

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    In this provocative study, Bedau demonstrates the usefulness of "casuistry," or "the method of cases" in arriving at moral decisions. He examines well-known cases, including the aftermath of the sinking of the William Brown in 1841, that compel us to consider questions about who ought to survive when not all can. By doing so, we learn something... more...

  • The Death Penalty in Americaby Hugo Adam Bedau

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    Bedau, the leading authority on the endlessly complex topic of capital punishment, delivers a revision of his celebrated 1982 edition, which the New York Times called the most complete, well-edited and comprehensive collection of readings on the pros and cons of the death penalty. Featuring 40 new essays and updated statistical and research data,... more...

  • Debating the Death Penaltyby Hugo Adam Bedau; Paul G. Cassell

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.59

    This volume brings together seven experts--judges, lawyers, prosecutors, and philosophers--to debate the death penalty in a spirit of open inquiry and civil discussion. Here, as the contributors present their reasons for or against capital punishment, the multiple facets of the issue are revealed in clear and thought-provoking detail. Is the death... more...

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