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dc.contributor.editorEdmonds, David
dc.description.abstractEvery day the news shows us provoking stories about what's going on in the world, about events which raise moral questions and problems. In Philosophers Take On the World a team of philosophers get to grips with a variety of these controversial issues, from the amusing to the shocking, in short, engaging, often controversial pieces. Covering topics from guns to abortion, the morality of drinking alone, hating a sports team, and being rude to cold callers, the essays will make you think again about the judgements we make on a daily basis and the ways in which we choose to conduct our lives.
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dc.subject.classificationthema EDItEUR::Q Philosophy and Religion::QD Philosophyen_US
dc.titlePhilosophers Take On the World

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  • Douglas, Tom (2016)
    Some risky medical treatments confer no benefit on the patient who undergoes the intervention though they do benefit third parties. It is commonly thought to be unethical for doctors to provide such treatments even if the ...