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- Taylor and Francis 1997; US$ 43.95
Twenty years ago, people thought only cranks or sentimentalists could be seriously concerned about the treatment of non-human animals. However, since then philosophers, scientists and welfarists have raised public awareness of the issue; and they have begun to lay the foundations for an enormous change in human practice. This book is a record of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1995; US$ 148.00
Immortality is a subject which has long been explored and imagined by science fiction writers. In his intriguing new study, Stephen R.L.Clark argues that the genre of science fiction writing allows investigation of philosophical questions about immortality without the constraints of academic philosophy. He reveals how fantasy accounts of issues such... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 43.95
People, as Aristotle said, are political animals. Mainstream political philosophy, however, has largely neglected humankind's animal nature as beings who are naturally equipped, and inclined, to reason and work together, create social bonds and care for their young. Stephen Clark, grounded in biological analysis and traditional ethics, probes into... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2000; US$ 41.00
This stimulating and wide-ranging book mounts a profound enquiry into some of the most pressing questions of our age, by examining the relationship between biological science and Christianity. The history of biological discovery is explored from the point of view of a leading philosopher and ethicist. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 35.00
In the immediate future we are likely to witness significant developments in human genetic science. Celia Deane-Drummond considers the ethical issues arising out of specific practices, including genetic screening, gene therapy and genetic counselling and takes a particular theo-ethical approach to current issues in genetics. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 47.00
Markets can often be harsh in compelling people to make unpalatable economic choices any reasonable person would not take under normal conditions. In this book Albino Barrera argues that Christian thought on economic security offers an effective framework within which to address the consequences of economic compulsion. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 25.00
How can Christian ethics contribute significantly to health care ethics in today's Western, pluralistic society? Gill explores the healing stories in the Synoptic Gospels, identifying four core virtues present within them - compassion, care, faith and humility - that might bring greater depth to a purely secular interpretation of health care ethics. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 30.00
Academic perspectives on addictive behaviour usually come from clinical and scientific standpoints, rejecting the 'moral model'. Cook reassesses the nature of addiction and considers the ethical challenges presented by alcohol use and misuse to both individuals and society, arguing that theology should not be excluded from serious discourse about addiction. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 84.99
The U.S. presidential election of 2008 was one of the most significant elections in recent American history. Bringing together leading geographers and political scientists, this unique atlas analyzes and maps the campaigns, primaries, general election, and key state referenda to provide a rich picture of this watershed event. Illustrated with over... more...