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Body-Self Dualism in Contemporary Ethics and Politics
     

Body-Self Dualism in Contemporary Ethics and Politics

by Patrick Lee, Robert P. George
 

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ISBN-10: 0521882486

ISBN-13: 9780521882484

Pub. Date: 11/30/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book treats the question of what a human person is and the ethical and political controversies of abortion, hedonism and drug-taking, euthanasia, and sex ethics. It defends the position that human beings are both body and soul, with a fundamental and morally important difference from other animals. It defends the traditional position on the most controversial

Overview

This book treats the question of what a human person is and the ethical and political controversies of abortion, hedonism and drug-taking, euthanasia, and sex ethics. It defends the position that human beings are both body and soul, with a fundamental and morally important difference from other animals. It defends the traditional position on the most controversial specific moral and political issues of the day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521882484
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/30/2007
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction; 1. Human beings are animals; 2. Human beings are persons; 3. Hedonism and hedonistic drug-taking; 4. Abortion; 5. Euthanasia; 6. Sex and the body.

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