ISBN-10:
0226302997
ISBN-13:
9780226302997
Pub. Date:
08/28/1986
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Protecting the Vulnerable: A Reanalysis of our Social Responsibilities / Edition 1

Protecting the Vulnerable: A Reanalysis of our Social Responsibilities / Edition 1

by Robert E. Goodin

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ISBN-13: 9780226302997
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 08/28/1986
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 243
Product dimensions: (w) x (h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Robert E. Goodin is a reader in government at the University of Essex. An associate editor of Ethics, he is the author of Manipulatory Politics, Political Theory and Public Policy, and coeditor of Nuclear Deterrence, the latter two published by the University of Chicago Press.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Synopsis
1. Which Brother's Keeper?
2. A Hierarchy of Moral Duties
3. Grounds of Special Responsibilities
4. The Standard Cases Reanalyzed
Promises and Contracts
Business Relations
Professional Ethics
Family
Friends
Benefactors
Conclusion
5. Vulnerabilities and Responsibilities
Philosophical Foundations
Allocating Responsibilities
Individual and Collective Responsibilities
6. The Extended Implications of Vulnerability
The Welfare State
Foreign Assistance
Future Generations
Environmental Protection
Conclusion
7. Invulnerability as an Alternative
8. Conclusion
References
Index

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