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Human lives : critical essays on consequentialist bioethics / edited by David S. Oderberg and Jacqueline A. Laing.

  • Oderberg, David S.
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Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire : Macmillan ; New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997.

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viii, 244 pages ; 23 cm

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Includes bibliographical references and index


Consequentialism in modern moral philosophy and in "Modern moral philosophy" / Cora Diamond -- Is anything absolutely wrong? / Nicholas Denyer -- Natural integrity and biotechnology / Stephen R.L. Clark -- The moral uniqueness of the human animal / Brian Scarlett -- In defence of speciesism / Tim Chappell -- Young human beings: metaphysics and ethics / Grant Gillett -- Medicine, virtues and consequences / John Cottingham -- On not destroying the health of one's patients / Lance Simmons -- Intentions in medical ethics / J.L.A. Garcia -- The pre-eminence of autonomy in bioethics / Janet E. Smith -- Innocence and consequentialism: inconsistency, equivocation and contradiction in the philosophy of Peter Singer / Jacqueline A. Laing -- Voluntary euthanasia and justice / David S. Oderberg.


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