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Table of Contents
1. What is Ethics About?1. Life in Common: Does the Family Have a Future?3. Human Dignity: Is There Such a Thing as a “Trial Pregnancy”?4. Handicap: Do We Want the Perfect Human Being?5. Basic Needs: Isn’t Eating Too a Moral Question?6. Poverty: How Is It Possible to Dismantle Injustice?7. Culture: Is There Such a Thing as Cultural Basic Foodstuffs?8. Conscience: Is It Possible to Learn Freedom of ConscienceAnd Protect It?9. Responsibility: How Does One Become a World Citizen?10. The Information Age: Do the Media Control Us?11. Work: Do We Live to Work?12. Profit: What Is the Economy For?13. Science: Are We Permitted to Do Everything That We Can in Fact Do?14. Medicine: Is There a Human Right to Health?15. Politics: Is It Possible to Combine Power and Morality?16. Tolerance: How Much Differentness Can We Take?17. War and Peace: How Far Does Our Responsibility Go?18. Intergenerational Justice: What Do We Leave Behind for Those Who Come After Us?19. Old Age: What Does It Mean to “Honor Your Father and Your Mother”?20. Dying: When Has the Time Come to Die?
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Wolfgang Huber is a leading churchman and a brilliant public intellectuala rare combination indeed. In his book on ethics he bridges the gap between abstract reasoning on fundamental questions and the mere expression of normative convictions. Laymen and professional ethicists alike will learn from his sensitive analyses and creative solutions of contemporary ethical problems.