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- DescriptionThis revised and updated second edition tackles some of the most hotly contested contemporary ethical issues, including torture and same-sex marriage. The collection pairs essays by leading philosophers known for their opposing views, who debate troubling human dilemmas ranging from abortion and euthanasia to drugs and global warming.
- Author BiographyAndrew I. Cohen is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Georgia State University, USA, and Director of its Jean Beer Blumenfeld Center for Ethics. His published work focuses on rights theory and political philosophy and includes co-editorship of this volume s first edition (Blackwell, 2005). Professor Cohen is currently researching issues concerning reparations and public contrition for past injustices that in many cases continue to inflame geopolitical sensibilities. Christopher Heath Wellman is Professor of Philosophy at Washington University in St. Louis, USA. A specialist in the ethical aspects of political and legal philosophy, his books include the forthcoming Liberal Rights and Responsibilities: Debating the Ethics of Immigration (due for publication in 2013), and A Liberal Theory of International Justice (2009, with Andrew Altman), in addition to co-editing the first edition of this work.
- PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Inc
- Date of Publication29/11/2013
- Series TitleContemporary Debates in Philosophy
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintJohn Wiley & Sons Inc
- Weight708 g
- Width170 mm
- Height243 mm
- Spine21 mm
- Edited byAndrew I. Cohen,Christopher Heath Wellman
- Edition Statement2nd Revised edition
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