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  • Coercive Careby Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 130.00

    Coercive Care asks probing and challenging questions regarding the use of coercion in health care and the social services. It argues for respect of the autonomy of the individual and refutes the system of paternalism. more...

  • From Reasons to Normsby Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    This book originated from a discussion between the author, Derek Parfit and Wlodek Rabinowicz, and further developed in correspondence and intense discussions with Wlodek Rabinowics and John Broome. The author disputes the recent trend in metaethics that focuses on reasons rather than norms. The reader is invited to take a new look at the traditional... more...

  • Understanding Ethicsby Torbjörn Tännsjö

    Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available

    Torbjörn Tännsjö presents 7 radically different moral theories - utilitarianism, egoism, deontological ethics, the ethics of rights, virtue ethics, feminist ethics, environmental or ecological ethics - each of which attempts to provide the ultimate answer to the question of what we ought to do and why. more...

  • Values in Sportby Claudio Tamburrini; Torbjörn Tännsjö

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    This book provides the reader with a deep insight into the moral and ethical value we place on sport in today's society. It urges us to think again about current sports practices and the future of sport as a cultural phenomenon. more...

  • Genetic Technology and Sportby Claudio Tamburrini; Torbjörn Tännsjö

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95

    Exploring a new territory in sport and ethics, leading authorities from the world of academia and sports administration represent voices from all sides of the 'gene doping' controversy and provide captivating discussions of key areas. more...

  • The Repugnant Conclusionby Jesper Ryberg; Torbjörn Tännsjö

    Springer 2007; US$ 159.00

    Most people (including moral philosophers), when faced with the fact that some of their cherished moral views lead up to the Repugnant Conclusion, feel that they have to revise their moral outlook. However, it is a moot question as to how this should be done. It is not an easy thing to say how one should avoid the Repugnant Conclusion, without having... more...

  • The Ethics of Sports Medicineby Claudio Tamburrini; Torbjörn Tännsjö

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The book aims to establish a critical dialogue between sports ethicists and bioethicists across the range of sporting disciplines at elite level. It will address questions such as: are the increasingly intrusive testing methods of elite sports compatible with the right to autonomy and privacy granted to patients in general medicine? could there... more...

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