Philosophy and Ethics: New Research

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Nova Publishers, 2006 - Ethics, Modern - 358 pages
In a world of seemingly never-ending technological advances, questions of ethics take on even more significance than in the past. Conflicts of interest abound and pressure mounts at every turn for more profits, higher incomes, power and instant gratification leads to the temptation to ignore questions of ethics. This book presents new and interesting research on ethical issues in the modern day.
 

Contents

RATIONAL SOCIAL NORMATIVE TRUST AS RATIONAL GENUINE TRUST
1
PERSONAL IDENTITIY SELFINTEREST AND PREFERENCES
59
ETHICAL CONCERN FOR THE DISTANT AND THE ABSENT
115
FROM THE ONTOLOGY OF TEMPORALITY TO THE ETHICS OF THE FUTURE CARE AND RESPONSIBILITY IN HANS JONAS
133
CONCEPTUAL DIFFERENCES BETWEEN MORALITY AND ETHICS AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR A CONTEMPORARY ETHICS BASE...
159
MIMESIS AS AN EMBODIED IMAGINATIVE ACT THE PARADOX OF TRAGEDY AND EMPATHIC MORALITY
171
ETHICAL ISSUES RAISED BY TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE HOW SHOULD MANAGERS RESPOND?
219
A STAKEHOLDER BASED METHOD FOR BUSINESS ETHICS
233
THE CONCEPT OF A PERSON AND THE SALE OF ORGANS
249
MACHIAVELLIANISM HOW DO TODAYS INDONESIAN STUDENTS COMPARE WITH US STUDENTS OF TODAY AND THE 1960S?
267
A DEFENSE OF EUDAIMONIST EGOISM
275
THE CASUAL CLOSURE ARGUMENT
293
PERCEPTIONS OF DOMESTIC ANIMALS A NATIONAL SURVEY OF PRODUCERS AND THE PUBLIC
305
A NEW PARADIGM FOR UNDERSTANDING CONFLICTS OF INTEREST IN CLINICAL TRIALS
319
INDEX
343
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