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- DescriptionThis magisterial work is the first comprehensive study of the ethics of killing, where the moral status of the individual killed is uncertain. Drawing on philosophical tions of personal identity and the immorality of killing, McMahan looks carefully at a host of practical issues, including abortion, infanticide, the killing of animals, assisted suicide, and euthanasia.
- Author BiographyJeff McMahan was educated at Oxford and Cambridge and was a Research Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge. He is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and is currently working on a companion volume to this book that will deal with the ethics of killing in self-defense, in war, and as a mode of punishment.
- Author(s)Jeff McMahan
- PublisherOxford University Press Inc
- Date of Publication25/09/2003
- Series TitleOxford Ethics Series
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintOxford University Press Inc
- Weight780 g
- Width155 mm
- Height234 mm
- Spine31 mm
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