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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. The book combines philosophical analysis with comparative studies of social policy and law in a large number of industrialized countries. 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...

  • Values in Sportby Claudio Tamburrini; Torbjörn Tännsjö

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 67.95

    How will sport keep pace with current scientific and biological advances? Is the possibility of the 'bionic athlete' that far away and is this notion as bad as it might first appear? Is our fascination with sport winners fascistoid? Questions such as these and many others are posed and examined by the contributors to this volume. Some are sceptical... more...

  • Genetic Design of Winnersby Claudio Tamburrini; Torbjörn Tännsjö

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95

    Will the genetic design of athletes destroy sport ? or will it lead to a new and extraordinary age of athletic achievement? Exploring a new territory in sport and ethics, this edited collection contains some of the best new writing that has emerged from the debates concerning the uses of genetic technologies to improve sport performance. Issues... 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$ 37.95

    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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