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  • Global Democracy

    Global Democracy
    av Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748634996

    Is world government the answer to pressing global issues such as war, global injustices and environmental problems? This title presents the arguments for the establishment of a world government to answer pressing global issues such as war, global in…

  • Global Democracy

    Global Democracy
    av Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748634989

    Is world government the answer to pressing global issues such as war, global injustices and environmental problems? Torbjorn Tannsjo presents the case for this idea. The notion of a sovereign world government has been defended in the past by philoso…

  • Values in Sport

    Values in Sport

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780419253709

    How will sport keep pace with current scientific and biological advances? Is the possibility of the 'bionic athlete' that far away and is this notion as bad as it might first appear? Is our fascination with sport winners fascistoid? Questions such a…

  • Values in Sport

    Values in Sport

    Inbunden - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780419253600

    How will sport keep pace with current scientific and biological advances? Is the possibility of the 'bionic athlete' that far away and is this notion as bad as it might first appear? Is our fascination with sport winners fascistoid? Questions such a…

  • Understanding Ethics

    Understanding Ethics
    av Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748682256

    This is an introduction to moral theory for new students of ethics. How can we find true or reasonable moral principles to live our everyday lives by? Torbjorn Tannsjo presents 7 radically different moral theories, each of which attempts to provide…

  • Understanding Ethics

    Understanding Ethics
    av Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748682249

    This is an introduction to moral theory for new students of ethics. How can we find true or reasonable moral principles to live our everyday lives by? Torbjorn Tannsjo presents 7 radically different moral theories, each of which attempts to provide…

  • Coercive Care

    Coercive Care
    av Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781138873834

    Coercive Care asks probing and challenging questions regarding the use of coercion in health care and the social services. The book combines philosophical analysis with comparative studies of social policy and law in a large number of industrialized…

  • Coercive Care

    Coercive Care
    av Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Inbunden - 1999 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415208499

    Coercive Care asks probing and challenging questions regarding the use of coercion in health care and the social services. The book combines philosophical analysis with comparative studies of social policy and law in a large number of industrialized…

  • Taking Life

    Taking Life
    av Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190225582

    When and why is it right to kill? When and why is it wrong? Torbjörn Tännsjö examines three theories on the ethics of killing in this book: deontology, a libertarian moral rights theory, and utilitarianism. The implications of each theory are worked…

  • Taking Life

    Taking Life
    av Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Inbunden - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190225575

    When and why is it right to kill? When and why is it wrong? Torbjörn Tännsjö examines three theories on the ethics of killing in this book: deontology, a libertarian moral rights theory, and utilitarianism. The implications of each theory are worked…

  • From Reasons to Norms

    From Reasons to Norms
    av Torbjoern Tannsjoe

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048132843

    Metaethics is the inquiry into the nature of morality (or ethics, I use the words ‘morality’, ‘morals’, and ‘ethics’ as synonyms). When we pass moral judgements, what kind of claims are we then making? I speak of…

  • From Reasons to Norms

    From Reasons to Norms
    av Torbjoern Tannsjoe

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789400731493

    Metaethics is the inquiry into the nature of morality (or ethics, I use the words ‘morality’, ‘morals’, and ‘ethics’ as synonyms). When we pass moral judgements, what kind of claims are we then making? I speak of…

  • Genetic Technology and Sport

    Genetic Technology and Sport

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415342377

    Will the genetic design of athletes destroy sport … or will it lead to a new and extraordinary age of athletic achievement? Exploring a new territory in sport and ethics, this edited collection contains some of the best new writing that has…

  • Genetic Technology and Sport

    Genetic Technology and Sport

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415342360

    Will the genetic design of athletes destroy sport … or will it lead to a new and extraordinary age of athletic achievement? Exploring a new territory in sport and ethics, this edited collection contains some of the best new writing that has…

  • Recidivist Punishments

    Recidivist Punishments

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780739149966

    In most Western penal systems, recidivist criminals are punished more harshly than first offenders. The philosophical grounds for this response are however difficult to grasp. According to the retributive ideal, recidivists deserve harsher punishmen…

  • Hedonistic Utilitarianism

    Hedonistic Utilitarianism
    av Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Inbunden - 1998 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780748610426

    This volume presents a comprehensive statement in defense of the doctrine known as classical, hedonistic utilitarianism. It is presented as a viable alternative in the search for a moral theory and the claim is defended that we need such a theory. T…

  • The Repugnant Conclusion

    The Repugnant Conclusion

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048166633

    Most people (including moral philosophers), when faced with the fact that some of their cherished moral views lead up to the Repugnant Conclusion, feel that they have to revise their moral outlook. However, it is a moot question as to how this shoul…

  • Terminal Sedation: Euthanasia in Disguise?

    Terminal Sedation: Euthanasia in Disguise?

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789048165940

    TERMINAL SEDATION DURING THE 1990s During the 1990s a discussion took place in scholarly journals concerning a measure within palliative care that had earlier attracted little attention, to wit, the sedation of dying patients. There seem to have bee…

  • Setting Health-Care Priorities

    Setting Health-Care Priorities
    av Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780190946883

    With much of the world's population facing restricted access to adequate medical care, how to allocate scarce health-care resources is a pressing question for governments, hospitals, and individuals. How do we decide where funding for health-care pr…

  • Moral Realism

    Moral Realism
    av Torbjorn Tannsjo

    Inbunden - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780847676187

    Is moral knowledge possible? In this book, Torbjorn Tannsjo provides a concise introduction to modern discussions about this question and offers a strong and controversial defense of the theory of moral realism. The author clearly and concisely defi…

  • The Repugnant Conclusion

    The Repugnant Conclusion

    Inbunden - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781402024726

    Most people (including moral philosophers), when faced with the fact that some of their cherished moral views lead up to the Repugnant Conclusion, feel that they have to revise their moral outlook. However, it is a moot question as to how this shoul…

  • Animal ethics : a crash course

    Animal ethics : a crash course
    av Torbjörn Tännsjö

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9789172350793

  • The Ethics of Sports Medicine

    The Ethics of Sports Medicine

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780415518727

    The book aims to establish a critical dialogue between sports ethicists and bioethicists across the range of sporting disciplines at elite level. It will address questions such as: are the increasingly intrusive testing methods of elite sports compa…