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Ethics and Humanity: Themes from the Philosophy of Jonathan Glover

N. Ann Davis, Richard Keshen, and Jeff McMahan

Abstract

This book pays to tribute to Jonathan Glover, a pioneering figure whose thought and personal influence have had a significant impact on applied philosophy. In topics that include genetic engineering, abortion, euthanasia, war, and moral responsibility, Glover has made seminal contributions. The chapters here, written by contemporary moral philosophers, address topics to which Glover has contributed, with particular emphasis on problems of conflict discussed in his book, Humanity: A Moral History of the Twentieth Century. There are also testaments to the influence Glover has had on colleagues, ... More

Keywords: Jonathan Glover, applied philosophy, genetic engineering, abortion, euthanasia, war, moral responsibility

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780195325195
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2010 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195325195.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

N. Ann Davis, editor
Pomona College
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Richard Keshen, editor
Cape Breton University, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Jeff McMahan, editor
Rutgers University
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