An Ethical Right to Life: A Formulation from a Buberian Dialogical Perspective

An Ethical Right to Life: A Formulation from a Buberian Dialogical Perspective

By: Manfred H. Vogel (author)Paperback

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This work focuses on the issue of an ethical right to life. Its aim is to formulate a persuasive answer the question: What attribute can endow an entity with an ethical right to not have its existence terminated? The issue of an ethical right to life is heavily politicized and divisive in Western societies. The reflections and analyses offered in An Ethical Right to Life contribute a much-needed clarification to the on-going discussion.

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About Author

Manfred H. Vogel is Professor of Religious Philosophy at Northwestern University.

Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The Nature and Parameters of the Ethical Enterprise Chapter 3 Justifying the Claim to an Ethical Right to Life Chapter 4 Some Issues Impacting the Ethical Right to Life: Abortion; Infanticide; Euthanasia; Capital Punishment; Suicide and Assisted Suicide; A Concluding Remark Chapter 5 Literature Cited Chapter 6 About the Author

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/06/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780761830085
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 308
  • ID: 9780761830085
  • weight: 404
  • ISBN10: 0761830081

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