• Title: Applied Ethics (Oxford Readings in Philosophy)
  • Author: Peter Singer Thomas Nagel Derek Parfit R.M. Hare Janet Radcliffe Richards Nicholas Measor David Hume James Rachels
  • ISBN: 9780198750673
  • Page: 299
  • Format: Paperback
  • Applied Ethics Oxford Readings in Philosophy This volume collects a wealth of articles covering a range of topics of practical concern in the field of ethics including active and passive euthanasia abortion organ transplants capital punishme
    This volume collects a wealth of articles covering a range of topics of practical concern in the field of ethics, including active and passive euthanasia, abortion, organ transplants, capital punishment, the consequences of human actions, slavery, overpopulation, the separate spheres of men and women, animal rights, and game theory and the nuclear arms race The contributoThis volume collects a wealth of articles covering a range of topics of practical concern in the field of ethics, including active and passive euthanasia, abortion, organ transplants, capital punishment, the consequences of human actions, slavery, overpopulation, the separate spheres of men and women, animal rights, and game theory and the nuclear arms race The contributors are Thomas Nagel, David Hume, James Rachels, Judith Jarvis Thomson, Michael Tooley, John Harris, John Stuart Mill, Louis Pascal, Jonathan Glover, Derek Parfit, R.M Hare, Janet Radcliffe Richards, Peter Singer, and Nicholas Measor.

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    1. ‎دوستانِ گرانقدر، سالها پیش این کتاب را به صورت تکه تکه در نزدِ دوستی عزیز، به صورت مقاله هایی جالب توجه خواندم و لذت بردم. کتابی که از جملات و سخنانِ اندیشمندان و فلاسفهٔ نامی در موردِ <اخلاق کاربردی> تشکیل شده است هدفم از نوشتنِ این ریویو این است که شما عزیزان با مفهوم <ا [...]

    2. Read this as my first foray into ethics that goes beyond articles and drunken party discussions at 4 A.M.Definitely some good stuff for rewiring your brain on an assortment of topics. There are a great deal of beliefs we take for granted and seem to consider self-evident, the book contains some very clever deconstructions of such delusions. Also, a few of the essays do a good job of highlighting how false reasoning is often brought about not only by different biases, but simply by incorrect use [...]

    3. This is a wonderful book, containing a collection of quite brilliant essays. The essays are all of a high standard - thought provoking, challenging and well written. Although they deal with profound issues, you do not need to be familiar with ethical concepts to benefit from the book. If you are interested in ethics, I think this is essential reading. One or two essays seem dated in terms of examples used and data referred to (particularly 8 and 14) - but even here once you get beyond the specif [...]

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