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Author Anscombe, G. E. M. (Gertrude Elizabeth Margaret)

Title Human life, action, and ethics : essays / by G.E.M. Anscombe ; edited by Mary Geach and Luke Gormally
Published Exeter ; Charlottesville, VA : Imprint Academic, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 298 pages)
Series St. Andrews studies in philosophy and public affairs
St. Andrews studies in philosophy and public affairs.
Contents Analytical philosophy and the spirituality of man -- Has mankind one soul : an angel distributed through many bodies? -- Human essence -- Were you a zygote? -- Embryos and final causes -- Knowledge and reverence for human life -- The dignity of the human being -- Chisholm on action -- The causation of action -- Practical inference -- Practical truth -- Does Oxford moral philosophy corrupt youth? -- Modern moral philosophy -- Good and bad human action -- Action, intention and 'double effect' -- The controversy over a new morality -- Must one obey one's conscience? -- Glanville Williams' The sanctity of life and the criminal law : a review -- Who is wronged? : Philippa Foot on double effect -- Prolegomenon to a pursuit of the definition of murder : the illegal and the unlawful -- Murder and the morality of euthanasia -- Commentary on John Harris' 'Ethical problems in the management of severely handicapped children' -- Sins of omission? -- The non-treatment of controls in clinical trials
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Ethics.
Bioethical Issues.
Human Rights.
Moral Obligations.
Value of Life.
Form Electronic book
Author Geach, Mary.
Gormally, Luke.
ISBN 1845400135 (electronic bk.)
1845400615 (electronic bk.)
1845402707 (electronic bk.)
9781845400132 (electronic bk.)
9781845400613 (electronic bk.)
9781845402709 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Works. Selections. 2005