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Philosophy and Its Public Role

Philosophy and Its Public Role


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This brings together moral, social and political philosophers from Britain, Canada, New Zealand and the United States who explore a wide range of issues under the three headings of Philosophy, Society and Culture; Ethics, Economics and Justice; and Rights, Law and Punishment. The topics discussed range from the public responsibility of intellectuals to the justice of military tribunals, and from posthumous reproduction to the death penalty.

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ISBN-13: 9781845400033
Publisher: Imprint Academic
Publication date: 11/01/2004
Series: St Andrews Studies in Philosophy and Public Affairs Series , #2
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.27(h) x 2.00(d)

About the Author

John Haldane is Professor of Philosophy, Head of the School of Philosophical and Anthropological Studies at the University of St. Andrews, and Fellow of the royal Society of Arts. He is an editor of the International Encyclopedia of Philosophy (Routledge).

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