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Ethics

  • Klimagerechtigkeit und Klimaethikby Angela Kallhoff

    De Gruyter 2015; US$ 112.00

    For the first time in the German language, this volume presents key positions in the intense international debate on climate justice. Experts from the fields of ethics, political philosophy, and the climate sciences discuss principles of fair distribution, future-oriented cooperation models for dealing with global climate change, and ethical... more...

  • The Ethics of Personalised Medicineby Dr Jan Schildmann; Mr Sebastian Wäscher; Ms Verena Sandow; Professor Jochen Vollmann

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    In recent times, the phrase ?personalised medicine? has become the symbol of medical progress and a label for better health care in the future. However, a controversial debate has developed around whether these promises of better, more personal and more cost-efficient medicine are realistic. This book brings together leading researchers from across... more...

  • Konrad Morgenby Herlinde Pauer-Studer; J. David Velleman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 32.00

    Konrad Morgen: The Conscience of a Nazi Judge is a moral biography of Georg Konrad Morgen, who prosecuted crimes committed by members of the SS in Nazi concentration camps and eventually came face-to-face with the system of industrialized murder at Auschwitz. His wartime papers and postwar testimonies yield a study in moral complexity. more...

  • Animal Rights and Welfareby Justin Healey

    The Spinney Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Do humans treat animals humanely enough? What is the difference between animal rights and animal welfare? This book explores the ethical distinctions between animal rights and animal welfare. A variety of views are presented in the debate over the way in which humans use and exploit animals for clothing, food (e.g. factory farming, live exports), scientific... more...

  • The Trouble with Lawyersby Deborah L. Rhode

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    By any measure, the law as a profession is in serious trouble. Americans' trust in lawyers is at a low, and many members of the profession wish they had chosen a different path. Law schools, with their endlessly rising tuitions, are churning out too many graduates for the jobs available. Yet despite the glut of lawyers, the United States ranks... more...

  • Ethics in the Practice of Elder Lawby Roberta K. Flowers; Rebecca C. Morgan

    American Bar Association 2015; US$ 97.99

    Ethical issues can occur at any point when representing elderly clients. Offering clear guidance on the most common issues, this book offers a framework for recognizing and analyzing the situation. The authors, both authorities in elder law, discuss the most common ethical situations and how to anticipate and address them. The book presents hypothetical... more...

  • Bioproperty, Biomedicine and Deliberative Governanceby Dr Katerina Sideri

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Biomedical patents have been the subject of heated debate and this book looks in detail into the legal issues and ethical debates raised. The volume seeks to contribute to our understanding of the role and function of regulatory agencies in the regulation of the bioeconomy, explains the process of interpretation of legal norms and proposes ways to... more...

  • Montaignes Erschließung der Grundlagen des Rechtsby Jens Petersen

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 98.00

    This book concludes a trilogy that began with studies on Dante Alighieri?s Sense of Justice (2011) and Adam Smith as Legal Historian (2012) with a work about the French contribution to the intellectual history of the law. It examines the development of the basic principles of law during the Early Modern Era that the German Science... more...

  • Humanity and the Enemyby Bruno Gullì

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    The book questions the concept of "the enemy," beginning with Carl Schmitt's famous notion that politics is the relationship of friend and enemy and that humanity is not a political concept. This book deconstructs this notion and views humanity at the center of a type of politics based on ethics. more...

  • Hart on Responsibilityby Christopher Pulman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    A collection of essays discussing Herbert Hart's writings on responsibility. The essays focus upon Hart's work on causation in the law and on the justification of punishment. Specific topics discussed include senses of 'responsibility', voluntariness, Mill's harm principle, mens rea, excuses, the Hart-Wootton debate, and negligence. more...