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An Intelligent Person's Guide to Ethics

An Intelligent Person's Guide to Ethics

by Mary Warnock
     
 

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In this guide to ethics, controversial even before its publication, Mary Warnock debates issues such as abortion, euthanasia, Down's Syndrome, education and genetic engineering, aiming to explain how to distinguish right from wrong. Drawing on examples from her personal and political life, she illustrates difficult cases to make her point and clarify where she stands

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In this guide to ethics, controversial even before its publication, Mary Warnock debates issues such as abortion, euthanasia, Down's Syndrome, education and genetic engineering, aiming to explain how to distinguish right from wrong. Drawing on examples from her personal and political life, she illustrates difficult cases to make her point and clarify where she stands in a thought-provoking way.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585678235
Publisher:
Overlook Press, The
Publication date:
06/27/2006
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
4.94(w) x 6.92(h) x 0.62(d)

Meet the Author

Mary Warnock was a professional philosopher who taught philosophy at both Oxford and Cambridge. She has also chaired various government committees of enquiry and has a high public profile. She was made a life peer in 1985 and sits in the House of Lords.

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