New waves in applied ethics

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Palgrave Macmillan, 2007 - Philosophy - 286 pages
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This volume contains work by the very best young scholars working in Applied Ethics, gathering a range of new perspectives and thoughts on highly relevant topics, such as the environment, animals, computers, freedom of speech, human enhancement, war and poverty. For researchers and students working in or around this fascinating area of the discipline, the volume will provide a unique snapshot of where the cutting-edge work in the field is currently engaged and where it's headed.

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Contents

Computers
25
Discrimination
51
Freedom of Speech
73
Copyright

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JESPER RYBERG is Professor of Practical Philosophy, University of Roskilde, Denmark. His recent books include The Ethics of Proportionate Punishment (Kluwer, 2004) and, as editor, The Repugnant Conclusion: Essays on Population Ethics (Kluwer, 2005). He has published in philosophical journals such as Philosophical Papers, Theoria, Philosophical Quarterly, Res Publica, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice and the Journal of Applied Philosophy.

THOMAS S. PETERSEN is Assistant Professor of Practical Philosophy, University of Roskilde, Denmark. He has published in journals such as Bioethics, Ethical Theory and Moral Practice, the Journal of Medical Ethics, and Theoria.

CLARK WOLF is Associate Professor of philosophy and director of the Bioethics Centre, Iowa State University, USA. His recent books include The Idea of a Political Liberalism (ed., Rowman & Littlefield, 2000). He has contributed to a large number of anthologies and has published in journals including Environmental Ethics, Ethics, Philosophical Studies and Ethics and the Environment

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